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Head-on collision injures two

Head-on collision injures two

Trucks collide on Huntingdon Road Monday night

Head-on collision injures two
Condolences pour in for one of two people reported killed in Chilliwack stabbing
Condolences pour in for one of two people reported killed in Chilliwack stabbing
James Conway, 42, is a high-risk sex offender who faced protests in Mission and Abbotsford and who is now moving to Chilliwack.

UPDATE: Mayor not happy about high-risk sex offender moving to Chilliwack

Once the subject of protests in Abbotsford, James Conway is moving to town

James Conway, 42, is a high-risk sex offender who faced protests in Mission and Abbotsford and who is now moving to Chilliwack.
Crews from Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service are on standby to assist with wildfires raging in the Cariboo and Interior regions of B.C. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Local crews on standby to help with wildfires burning across B.C.

Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service and Salvation Army ready to be deployed

Crews from Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service are on standby to assist with wildfires raging in the Cariboo and Interior regions of B.C. (Abbotsford News file photo)
An Abbotsford Police officer collects material from the scene of a suspected overdose Friday morning. Photo: Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News

Overdose epidemic death toll in Abbotsford reaches 29 for 2017

The BC Coroners Service says 129 people died during the month of May across the province

An Abbotsford Police officer collects material from the scene of a suspected overdose Friday morning. Photo: Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News
Traffic signal coming for Downes/Mt. Lehman

Traffic signal coming for Downes/Mt. Lehman

Approved alongside city’s pedestrian crosswalk program

Traffic signal coming for Downes/Mt. Lehman
While outdoor postal boxes like these have been redesigned to make them harder for thieves to rob, lobby mail boxes are still vulnerable. Police have issued a warning to residents of Langley. Dan Ferguson Langley Times

New mail theft warning issued by Langley RCMP

As community mail boxes get harder to crack, thieves are going after residential mailboxes

While outdoor postal boxes like these have been redesigned to make them harder for thieves to rob, lobby mail boxes are still vulnerable. Police have issued a warning to residents of Langley. Dan Ferguson Langley Times
Bike lane project approved for Huntingdon

Bike lane project approved for Huntingdon

Original plan paused after provincial funding denied

Bike lane project approved for Huntingdon
Smoke fills the sky as a wildfire burns in Ashcroft, B.C., on Friday, July 7. Since then, the wildfire in the area has grown to nearly 4,000 hectares in size.                                Twitter, @TheoFaber

Penticton man sets up Facebook group to help fire evacuees

Members offering a place to stay, food, clothing and any other needs of those displaced by wildfires

Smoke fills the sky as a wildfire burns in Ashcroft, B.C., on Friday, July 7. Since then, the wildfire in the area has grown to nearly 4,000 hectares in size.                                Twitter, @TheoFaber
Land on Marshall Road north of Abbotsford International Airport is being considered for ALR removal.                                 Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News

Public hearing set for plan to take farmland out of Agricultural Land Reserve

City says it needs more job lands, but removal of Bradner lands controversial

Land on Marshall Road north of Abbotsford International Airport is being considered for ALR removal.                                 Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News
One of the 400 butterflies released at Krause Berry Farms in Langley Township on Saturday lingered a little while on the hand of 10-year-old Addysen Horkai of Abbotsford.                                 Dan Ferguson Langley Times
One of the 400 butterflies released at Krause Berry Farms in Langley Township on Saturday lingered a little while on the hand of 10-year-old Addysen Horkai of Abbotsford.                                 Dan Ferguson Langley Times
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Average new-home price in Abbotsford exceeds $1 million

Newly built single-detached houses now rarely selling for under $750k

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UPDATE: Two dead following stabbing in downtown Chilliwack

UPDATE: Two dead following stabbing in downtown Chilliwack

Few details yet from IHIT but it’s possible that homeless were targeted

UPDATE: Two dead following stabbing in downtown Chilliwack
RCMP asking for public patience

RCMP asking for public patience

RCMP resources from around the province are being deployed to assist with a multitude of fires

  • Jul 7, 2017
RCMP asking for public patience
Chilliwack Search and Rescue conducted a helicopter long-line rescue this week to transport patient who slipped on rocks. (Submitted photo)

Injured woman flown out of Chilliwack back country

Chilliwack Search and Rescue conducted helicopter long-line rescue to transport patient

Chilliwack Search and Rescue conducted a helicopter long-line rescue this week to transport patient who slipped on rocks. (Submitted photo)
Greg Vinnish has been located and is safe.

Greg Vinnish, who went missing yesterday, has been located and is safe

Brother of man who went missing yesterday says he has been located

Greg Vinnish has been located and is safe.
Debbie Anderson outside the Chilliwack Law Courts after her trial wrapped up July 6. Anderson is charged with evading taxes and fraud for teaching others that paying income taxes is optional. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Trial ends for woman involved in tax evasion scheme

So-called ‘natural person’ theory repeatedly rejected by the courts

Debbie Anderson outside the Chilliwack Law Courts after her trial wrapped up July 6. Anderson is charged with evading taxes and fraud for teaching others that paying income taxes is optional. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
RV explosion sends one to hospital

RV explosion sends one to hospital

Blast likely caused by propane tank

RV explosion sends one to hospital
Capacity crowd takes in Said The Whale at Jam In Jubilee

Capacity crowd takes in Said The Whale at Jam In Jubilee

Some turned away after venue reaches capacity for first time in event’s history

Capacity crowd takes in Said The Whale at Jam In Jubilee
The entrance of the old Stardust roller rink in Whalley. (File photo)

STARDUST: Last hurrah for iconic Surrey roller rink

Hundreds will say farewell to rink at Saturday’s sold-out ‘Last Stardust Skate’

The entrance of the old Stardust roller rink in Whalley. (File photo)