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Hundreds of pieces of stolen mail from across the province have been recovered after an arrest on Vancouver Island. (Black Press file photo)

Stolen mail from across B.C. recovered after arrest in Langford

Two men in their 20’s from Burnaby and Maple Ridge face multiple criminal charges.

  • Jun 6, 2017
Hundreds of pieces of stolen mail from across the province have been recovered after an arrest on Vancouver Island. (Black Press file photo)
Housing has become increasingly unaffordable in Abbotsford, according to a new report.                                File picture

Abbotsford housing affordability declined dramatically in 2016: Report

House prices rapidly outpacing incomes in Lower Mainland, Vancity says

Housing has become increasingly unaffordable in Abbotsford, according to a new report.                                File picture
Injured Langley resident Zsombor Toth has returned to Canada. File photo
Injured Langley resident Zsombor Toth has returned to Canada. File photo
VIDEO: Motorcyclist crashes into parked car; airlifted to hospital
VIDEO: Motorcyclist crashes into parked car; airlifted to hospital
A fire ripped through a Marshall Road home early Tuesday morning. Kevin MacDonald/Abbotsford News

VIDEO: Fire destroys Marshall Road home in Abbotsford

Family uninjured, but cat missing after early morning blaze

A fire ripped through a Marshall Road home early Tuesday morning. Kevin MacDonald/Abbotsford News
Recently announced cuts to hatchery programs like the steelhead production in Chilliwack, and Stream to Sea classroom programs, are getting heavily criticized. (Chilliwack Progress file photo)

Cuts to salmon enhancement programs in Chilliwack criticized

Fisheries minister is acknowledging concerns coming from communities in the wake of recent cuts

Recently announced cuts to hatchery programs like the steelhead production in Chilliwack, and Stream to Sea classroom programs, are getting heavily criticized. (Chilliwack Progress file photo)
A man is charged with stealing pickup truck tailgates across the Fraser Valley. Photo: Truck Hardware/Flickr

Man charged with tailgate thefts in Fraser Valley

Abbotsford, Mission, Chilliwack and Langley all targeted since early 2016

A man is charged with stealing pickup truck tailgates across the Fraser Valley. Photo: Truck Hardware/Flickr
PHOTOS: Happy 125th Birthday Mission

PHOTOS: Happy 125th Birthday Mission

Heritage Picnic in the Park brings community together for old-fashioned fun

PHOTOS: Happy 125th Birthday Mission
Paving could lead to some delays at the Abbotsford-Huntingdon border crossing in June.                                File photo

Repaving at Abbotsford-Huntingdon border crossing could lead to some delays

Public urged to plan ahead, but CBSA says impact to public will be ‘minimal’

Paving could lead to some delays at the Abbotsford-Huntingdon border crossing in June.                                File photo
Abbotsford Centre posts best year ever as subsidy dips below $1 million mark

Abbotsford Centre posts best year ever as subsidy dips below $1 million mark

Arena’s subsidy at lowest level ever as attendance numbers spike

Abbotsford Centre posts best year ever as subsidy dips below $1 million mark
Fire reported at Mission lumber mill

Fire reported at Mission lumber mill

No injuries believed to have been suffered in Friday evening blaze

Fire reported at Mission lumber mill
No injuries in Auguston strip mall fire

No injuries in Auguston strip mall fire

Fire believed to have started in walls, cause unknown

No injuries in Auguston strip mall fire
Abbotsford city hall.

City of Abbotsford seeking feedback on new plans

Public asked to weigh in on ideas behind transportation, parks and City Centre plans

Abbotsford city hall.
The Abbotsford branch of the BC SPCA took in 580 cats last year. File photo

Abbotsford SPCA took in 580 cats in 2016

In addition to 580 cats and kittens, more than 217 dogs housed by local branch last year

The Abbotsford branch of the BC SPCA took in 580 cats last year. File photo
Female sex offender sentenced for breaching probation

Female sex offender sentenced for breaching probation

Audrey Black receives another three years’ probation

Female sex offender sentenced for breaching probation
The cost to licence unspayed dogs in the Fraser Valley Regional District is increasing.                                File photo

Cost to license unspayed dogs in Abbotsford will increase

Fraser Valley Regional District hiking fees for animals that aren’t spayed or neutered

The cost to licence unspayed dogs in the Fraser Valley Regional District is increasing.                                File photo
Nektar Pardalis is the victim of Abbotsford’s latest murder. His body was found by investigators early Wednesday morning at his home on Cameron Crescent.

Nektar Pardalis last seen day before his body was found, police say

Investigators seek more information into Abbotsford murder

Nektar Pardalis is the victim of Abbotsford’s latest murder. His body was found by investigators early Wednesday morning at his home on Cameron Crescent.
Cops bust apparent pot grow-op

Cops bust apparent pot grow-op

East Abbotsford home raided for marijuana plants

Cops bust apparent pot grow-op
BC Federation of Labour says accountability needed in Chilliwack workplace death

BC Federation of Labour says accountability needed in Chilliwack workplace death

WorkSafeBC reports on March 2016 concrete pumper truck collapse that killed 24-year-old worker

BC Federation of Labour says accountability needed in Chilliwack workplace death
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‘Hordes of rats’ rampaging in Aldergrove, says resident

Resident asks Township of Langley to ramp up rat control following recent influx at development

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