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Joanne Mackenzie will be handing out this sticker on Canada Day in memory of her son, Dustin.

Abbotsford mom advocates for helmet use, plans to pass out stickers on Canada Day

Joanne Mackenzie lost son Dustin in longboarding crash in 2014

Joanne Mackenzie will be handing out this sticker on Canada Day in memory of her son, Dustin.
Dead seal found with plastic around neck

Dead seal found with plastic around neck

Discovery on White Rock’s East Beach a gruesome reminder of litter’s danger to wildlife

Dead seal found with plastic around neck
A jury convicted Aaron Douglas of the 2014 murder of Tyler Belcourt and the attempted murder of Penni White, but were undecided on the murder of Richard Blackmon.

BREAKING: Aaron Douglas convicted of 2014 murder and attempted murder downtown Chilliwack

Killed Tyler Belcourt but jury undecided on murder of Richard Blackmon

A jury convicted Aaron Douglas of the 2014 murder of Tyler Belcourt and the attempted murder of Penni White, but were undecided on the murder of Richard Blackmon.
Teen with fentanyl-laced drugs arrested after speeding through red light

Teen with fentanyl-laced drugs arrested after speeding through red light

Abbotsford Police gang task force says boy involved in Lower Mainland gang conflict

Teen with fentanyl-laced drugs arrested after speeding through red light
Residents and pets evacuated after apartment fire on George Ferguson Way
Residents and pets evacuated after apartment fire on George Ferguson Way
Pickup truck grazed by train, as driver rushes to help fallen senior
Pickup truck grazed by train, as driver rushes to help fallen senior
Mayor Henry Braun addresses the crowd at the third annual Mayor’s Breakfast at Tradex on Wednesday.  Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News

Abbotsford mayor proud of city’s financial turnaround

Henry Braun hosts hundreds at third annual mayor’s breakfast

Mayor Henry Braun addresses the crowd at the third annual Mayor’s Breakfast at Tradex on Wednesday.  Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News
Abbotsford City Hall File photo

Living wage on city radar, but officials wary of ‘snap decision’

Siemens says implications of requiring workers be paid at least $15.90 need to be examined

Abbotsford City Hall File photo
Youngest graduate crosses stage at Abbotsford Virtual School

Youngest graduate crosses stage at Abbotsford Virtual School

Isabelle Harris, 15, receives certificate in ceremony

Youngest graduate crosses stage at Abbotsford Virtual School
Christine Wiebe of Abbotsford celebrates her graduation from Abbotsford Virtual School.
Christine Wiebe of Abbotsford celebrates her graduation from Abbotsford Virtual School.
One more Chilliwack cow abuser off to jail

One more Chilliwack cow abuser off to jail

The fourth of seven sentenced to jail time with a fifth man fined $7,000

One more Chilliwack cow abuser off to jail
Abbotsford’s historic downtown has seen a resurgence in recent years.                                Photo: Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News

More can be done to increase historic downtown’s vibrancy: report

Hard to find parking on Montrose, but not in other areas

Abbotsford’s historic downtown has seen a resurgence in recent years.                                Photo: Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News
Abbotsford Police Chief Bob Rich

New plan needed to fight overdose crisis, says Abbotsford Police chief

Bob Rich says prevention and early intervention are crucial

Abbotsford Police Chief Bob Rich
Simulation training uses computerized mannequins to allow health care professionals to practise responding to life-and-death situations.  Submitted

VIDEO: Fake patients, real training: New lab to provide vital health care practice

Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation receives $370,250 donation to create simulation lab

Simulation training uses computerized mannequins to allow health care professionals to practise responding to life-and-death situations.  Submitted
Shannon Thiesen is shown with the painting she completed in the final round of the Provincial Art Battle on Saturday in Vancouver. Thiesen won the event and now advances to the nationals. (Photo by MaxPaq Photography)

Abbotsford teacher to represent B.C. at national Art Battle

Shannon Thiesen wins provincial competition in Vancouver

Shannon Thiesen is shown with the painting she completed in the final round of the Provincial Art Battle on Saturday in Vancouver. Thiesen won the event and now advances to the nationals. (Photo by MaxPaq Photography)
Shayne McGenn is shown here being escorted out of the Penticton Courthouse in May 2016 after being remanded to Abbotsford to face second-degree murder charges. (Dale Boyd/Black Press)

Trial date set for accused in David Delaney murder

Abbotsford man, 63, found dead in apartment in February 2016

Shayne McGenn is shown here being escorted out of the Penticton Courthouse in May 2016 after being remanded to Abbotsford to face second-degree murder charges. (Dale Boyd/Black Press)
Farmers closely monitoring gas pipeline replacement through Chilliwack

Farmers closely monitoring gas pipeline replacement through Chilliwack

Enbridge installing higher standard of pipe as per NEB order through built up area

Farmers closely monitoring gas pipeline replacement through Chilliwack
Fraser Health apologizes after releasing body to wrong funeral home

Fraser Health apologizes after releasing body to wrong funeral home

Delta Funeral Home picked up the deceased at Delta Hospital despite the family not signing off.

  • Jun 26, 2017
Fraser Health apologizes after releasing body to wrong funeral home
Geoff Mallory, the manager of parks operations at Langley City, stands atop the largest outdoor Parkour park in Canada, part of the redesigned Penzer Park that was set to officially open on Thursday, June 29. There is already some talk about Parkour competitions.                                 Dan Ferguson Langley Times

Video: Largest outdoor Parkour park in Canada opens in Langley City Thursday, June 29

$1.3 million overhaul of Penzer Park also includes one-of-a-kind pump track, playgrounds

Geoff Mallory, the manager of parks operations at Langley City, stands atop the largest outdoor Parkour park in Canada, part of the redesigned Penzer Park that was set to officially open on Thursday, June 29. There is already some talk about Parkour competitions.                                 Dan Ferguson Langley Times
Abbotsford saw record temperatures on Saturday, as a heatwave enveloped the Fraser Valley and much of the province all weekend.

Record-breaking temperatures for Abbotsford

Saturday breaks a 30-plus year mark, with more sunny weather to come

Abbotsford saw record temperatures on Saturday, as a heatwave enveloped the Fraser Valley and much of the province all weekend.