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Thousands of students were honoured in convocation ceremonies this week at the University of the Fraser Valley. Photo: Darren McDonald/UFV

PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Thousands graduate from UFV

Thousands of students celebrated receiving degrees and other credentials this week.

Thousands of students were honoured in convocation ceremonies this week at the University of the Fraser Valley. Photo: Darren McDonald/UFV
The SPCA shelter in Abbotsford is currently carrying for six-week-old kitten Harry, who must have one of his legs amputated.

Harry the kitten, found abandoned on construction site, needs leg amputation

Abbotsford SPCA shelter seeks donations for medical costs

  • Jun 9, 2017
The SPCA shelter in Abbotsford is currently carrying for six-week-old kitten Harry, who must have one of his legs amputated.
An Abbotsford Police officer collects material from the scene of a suspected overdose Friday morning. Photo: Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News

Man found dead in Abbotsford parking lot likely died from overdose

City on pace for more than 60 overdose deaths in 2017

An Abbotsford Police officer collects material from the scene of a suspected overdose Friday morning. Photo: Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News
Zolicon, with his two cats Misty and Violet Planet, on May 17.

Homeless man’s cats placed in Abbotsford shelter

SPCA says cats living in ‘absolutely not OK conditions’

Zolicon, with his two cats Misty and Violet Planet, on May 17.
Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun                                File photo

Abbotsford mayor unhappy with his lower tax bill

Dip in his home’s assessed value will see Mayor Henry Braun pay $1,658 less in property tax

Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun                                File photo
A still from an undercover video showing abuse of cows at a Chilliwack dairy farm. (Mercy for Animals.)
A still from an undercover video showing abuse of cows at a Chilliwack dairy farm. (Mercy for Animals.)
Abbotsford home prices continue to rise

Abbotsford home prices continue to rise

‘Typical’ house has gained $50,000 in value since February

Abbotsford home prices continue to rise
Massive new industrial facility set for Abbotsford

Massive new industrial facility set for Abbotsford

Manufacturing plant will be one of biggest buildings in city and employ hundreds

Massive new industrial facility set for Abbotsford
Barn fire death toll rises to 25,000 chickens

Barn fire death toll rises to 25,000 chickens

Tuesday afternoon blaze destroyed structure in west Abbotsford

Barn fire death toll rises to 25,000 chickens
Conservation officers will attempt to remove an arrow from the head of this deer in the Maple area. (Submitted photo)

Deer shot in head by arrow “seems to be fine”

Conservation officers on Vancouver Island will attempt removal

Conservation officers will attempt to remove an arrow from the head of this deer in the Maple area. (Submitted photo)
Kelowna’s Flair Airlines buys NewLeaf Travel

Kelowna’s Flair Airlines buys NewLeaf Travel

Purchase makes Flair Airlines Canada’s third national carrier.

Kelowna’s Flair Airlines buys NewLeaf Travel
Chilliwack the last bastion of housing affordability in the Lower Mainland

Chilliwack the last bastion of housing affordability in the Lower Mainland

New report points to ripple effect of high prices in Vancouver

Chilliwack the last bastion of housing affordability in the Lower Mainland
Basran encourages tourism in newest video.

VIDEO: Kelowna mayor makes plea for tourists to visit flood-hit city

Rising waters are washing out this season’s tourism traffic

Basran encourages tourism in newest video.
A fish company hopes to grow sablefish larger on a Bradner property.                                Submitted

Fish farm proposed for Abbotsford

Plan is to catch fish in ocean, grow them larger in tanks

A fish company hopes to grow sablefish larger on a Bradner property.                                Submitted
UPDATE: Police arrest man wanted for sex offences involving teen girl

UPDATE: Police arrest man wanted for sex offences involving teen girl

Jason Stanley Whitford faces five charges in Abbotsford

UPDATE: Police arrest man wanted for sex offences involving teen girl
”Chick D” and parent. Supplied
”Chick D” and parent. Supplied
Devinder Maan of Maan Farms says strawberries are quickly ripening now after winter had pushed back the early harvests seen in recent years. Photo: Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News

VIDEO: Strawberry season returns in Fraser Valley

After early harvests in recent years, winter pushed crops back to June

Devinder Maan of Maan Farms says strawberries are quickly ripening now after winter had pushed back the early harvests seen in recent years. Photo: Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News
VIDEO: Crews race to quell barn fire in west Abbotsford
VIDEO: Crews race to quell barn fire in west Abbotsford
Man wanted for sex offences involving teen girl

Man wanted for sex offences involving teen girl

Jason Stanley Whitford faces five charges in Abbotsford

Man wanted for sex offences involving teen girl
Two 16-year-old boys were caught in the act of climbing this construction crane early Tuesday morning on Gladwin Road and Garibaldi Drive. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Police catch teen crane-climbers in the act

Incident takes place early Tuesday morning in Abbotsford

Two 16-year-old boys were caught in the act of climbing this construction crane early Tuesday morning on Gladwin Road and Garibaldi Drive. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)