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UPDATE: Suspect in custody after targeted shooting downtown Chilliwack

UPDATE: Suspect in custody after targeted shooting downtown Chilliwack

No one injured in incident overnight Monday that saw a vehicle window shot out at home on Corbould

UPDATE: Suspect in custody after targeted shooting downtown Chilliwack
A house on Dewdney Trunk Road was destroyed by fire on Monday morning. / Kevin Mills Photo

UPDATE: Mission house fire called suspicious

The blaze took place Monday (Oct. 2) morning and fire investigators are still on scene

A house on Dewdney Trunk Road was destroyed by fire on Monday morning. / Kevin Mills Photo
Krish Sidhu in lockdown in the employee gym at the Mandalay Bay hotel Sunday evening.

‘Surreal’ moment for South Surrey man held in lockdown in Las Vegas

Gunman killed 58 people as the Mandalay Bay Hotel was put on lockdown

Krish Sidhu in lockdown in the employee gym at the Mandalay Bay hotel Sunday evening.
More than 300 cyclists and walkers took part in the annual Ride for Refuge Saturday, raising more than $73,000 for charity. Dan Ferguson Langley Times

VIDEO: Langey Ride for Refuge raises over $73,000

Part of national campaign that raised over $2 million

More than 300 cyclists and walkers took part in the annual Ride for Refuge Saturday, raising more than $73,000 for charity. Dan Ferguson Langley Times
Week in Review – Sept. 30

Week in Review – Sept. 30

Take a look back at some of the stories that made The News this week

Week in Review – Sept. 30
Artist Raphael Silver stands with his dad Ray Silver on Friday beside the house post carving he crafted for Kariton Art Gallery. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
Artist Raphael Silver stands with his dad Ray Silver on Friday beside the house post carving he crafted for Kariton Art Gallery. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
Teenager Domanic Fortin-Djama has been found safe and sound. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)

UPDATE: Missing boy found safe and sound, Surrey RCMP say

Domanic Fortin-Djama was last seen on Sept. 28 near Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary in Cloverdale

Teenager Domanic Fortin-Djama has been found safe and sound. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)
Bob Day, a councillor in Lake Cowichan, was harassed twice at his workplace last week. (File photo)

Councillor and other local government officials tell of increasing harassment

Day talked about his experience at a workshop at the Union of B.C. Municipalities

Bob Day, a councillor in Lake Cowichan, was harassed twice at his workplace last week. (File photo)
The case was heard in B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Court awards Surrey dentist $55,000 after his teeth were broken during an assault

It happened during a wedding reception in 2012 at Bombay Banquet Hall

The case was heard in B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
UPDATE: Freeway through Langley reopened after morning crash

UPDATE: Freeway through Langley reopened after morning crash

A five-vehicle crash westbound on the Trans-Canada, near 208th Street, shut down traffic for hours.

UPDATE: Freeway through Langley reopened after morning crash
Services at Surrey’s new Roshni Clinic will be provided in English, Punjabi and Hindi. (File photo)

Substance use clinic for South Asians opens in Surrey

Fraser Health says new clinic is first of its kind

Services at Surrey’s new Roshni Clinic will be provided in English, Punjabi and Hindi. (File photo)
Two teens arrested, two at large after Langley home invasion

Two teens arrested, two at large after Langley home invasion

Police say the suspects were allegedly driving a vehicle they stole from the home

Two teens arrested, two at large after Langley home invasion
Valley Carriers has made the list of the 500 fastest growing companies in Canada.

Abbotsford company among top 500 in Canada

Valley Carriers among fastest growing, according to annual list

  • Sep 27, 2017
Valley Carriers has made the list of the 500 fastest growing companies in Canada.
Parking fixes coming to Tradex in Abbotsford

Parking fixes coming to Tradex in Abbotsford

City and operator of facility working on new agreement

Parking fixes coming to Tradex in Abbotsford
City of Abbotsford aims to have Jubilee Park improvements done by spring

City of Abbotsford aims to have Jubilee Park improvements done by spring

Redevelopment to include amphitheatre area with seating for 500

City of Abbotsford aims to have Jubilee Park improvements done by spring
A quarry proposed for Sumas Mountain would be adjacent to Sumas Mounatin Inter-regional Park. FVRD image.

Proposed Sumas Mountain quarry would lead to 4,000 truck trips per year through Abbotsford

Proponent wants to begin full operation, with end date aimed for 2068

A quarry proposed for Sumas Mountain would be adjacent to Sumas Mounatin Inter-regional Park. FVRD image.
Despite suffering a broken femur and other serious injuries after a hit and run, Mary Stewart was discharged from hospital in the middle of the night in the pouring rain. (Eddie Julian photo)

Racism blamed for Chilliwack hit-and-run victim’s premature hospital discharge

Fraser Health apologizes after woman with broken femur spends night in a wheelchair in the rain

Despite suffering a broken femur and other serious injuries after a hit and run, Mary Stewart was discharged from hospital in the middle of the night in the pouring rain. (Eddie Julian photo)
Crews on the scene of a fire in a townhouse complex on Vedder Road Sept. 25. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

UPDATE: Unattended cooking oil caused townhouse fire in Vedder Crossing

Chilliwack firefighters from four halls attended blaze Monday evening

Crews on the scene of a fire in a townhouse complex on Vedder Road Sept. 25. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
A woman is in custody facing various charges including criminal harassment for alleged incidents involving Chilliwack Mayor Sharon Gaetz.

Woman who harassed mayor ordered to leave Chilliwack

Repeated unwanted contacts prompts rare probation condition excluding her from city limits

A woman is in custody facing various charges including criminal harassment for alleged incidents involving Chilliwack Mayor Sharon Gaetz.
Police and paramedics respond to a fatal crash on Hwy. 10. (Shane MacKichan photo)

UPDATE: Surrey senior killed in head-on crash along Highway 10

Police don’t suspect impairment or speed led to the crash

  • Sep 25, 2017
Police and paramedics respond to a fatal crash on Hwy. 10. (Shane MacKichan photo)