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VIDEO: Cruise-In livens up downtown Aldergrove

VIDEO: Cruise-In livens up downtown Aldergrove

Today is historic for ‘The Place Between’ with arrival of popular car show

VIDEO: Cruise-In livens up downtown Aldergrove
A 240-spot parking lot for commercial trucks is expected to open in early 2018.  Kelvin Gawley/Abbotsford News

Ag land on First Nations reserve cleared for new truck parking

Sumas Truck Park set to open in Abbotsford in 2018

A 240-spot parking lot for commercial trucks is expected to open in early 2018.  Kelvin Gawley/Abbotsford News
Three teens charged with dealing fentanyl in Abbotsford

Three teens charged with dealing fentanyl in Abbotsford

Charges also include possession of a weapon, dealing cocaine, heroin and meth

Three teens charged with dealing fentanyl in Abbotsford
The Raptors, Pacific Industrial & Marine and Western Stevedoring combined to rescue a juvenile osprey that fell about 15 metres from its nest. (submitted)

Osprey rescued after falling out of nest in Cowichan Bay

Young bird fell from nest

  • Sep 8, 2017
The Raptors, Pacific Industrial & Marine and Western Stevedoring combined to rescue a juvenile osprey that fell about 15 metres from its nest. (submitted)
Abbotsford has seen several gang-linked shootings in 2017. File photo

No easy solution to gang strife: Abbotsford Mayor

Braun says more school programs necessary to reach kids

Abbotsford has seen several gang-linked shootings in 2017. File photo
A still from a security video of the alleged getaway car after a Sept. 3, 2017 shooting that left one dead in a house on Williams Street in Chilliwack. (Rob Iezzi)

Chilliwack man has surveillance video of possible homicide getaway car

Rob Iezzi’s near obsession with tracking bad behaviour in his neighbourhood could help catch killer

A still from a security video of the alleged getaway car after a Sept. 3, 2017 shooting that left one dead in a house on Williams Street in Chilliwack. (Rob Iezzi)
City to install more electric vehicle charging stations
City to install more electric vehicle charging stations
VIDEO: Abbotsford med student rides out ‘extremely loud and scary’ Hurricane Irma
VIDEO: Abbotsford med student rides out ‘extremely loud and scary’ Hurricane Irma
Langley woman who had more than 80 animals seized has lost court appeal
Langley woman who had more than 80 animals seized has lost court appeal
Buckerfields commits to “living wage” for employees

Buckerfields commits to “living wage” for employees

Duncan-based company said it was the right thing to do

Buckerfields commits to “living wage” for employees
A flyer posted online advertising a meeting of parents opposed to the SOGI 123 program in schools.

Conservative Langley activist opposes LGBTQ education project

More meetings are planned locally for a new parent organization.

A flyer posted online advertising a meeting of parents opposed to the SOGI 123 program in schools.
Tina Stewart, who served for several years as executive director of the Abbotsford Downtown Business Association, is suing the organization for wrongful dismissal. File photo
Tina Stewart, who served for several years as executive director of the Abbotsford Downtown Business Association, is suing the organization for wrongful dismissal. File photo
Remembering Hurricane Andrew

Remembering Hurricane Andrew

As Irma bears down on Florida, Langley man recalls witnessing massive hurricane 25 years ago

Remembering Hurricane Andrew
Abbotsford resident Brian Carlisle, 47, has been charged with another nine counts of aggravated sexual assault.

B.C. man facing nine more aggravated sexual assault charges: Mission RCMP

Brian Carlisle allegedly failed to disclose HIV-positive status to partners

Abbotsford resident Brian Carlisle, 47, has been charged with another nine counts of aggravated sexual assault.
$10k reward offered for Abbotsford woman missing since May

$10k reward offered for Abbotsford woman missing since May

Family says Deborah Hycha’s disappearance is out of character

$10k reward offered for Abbotsford woman missing since May
Sex offender with history of crimes against children released in Abbotsford, police say

Sex offender with history of crimes against children released in Abbotsford, police say

Abbotsford police issue notification about 61-year-old Donald Williams Snow

  • Sep 6, 2017
Sex offender with history of crimes against children released in Abbotsford, police say
Abbotsford police searching for suspect after apparent robbery

Abbotsford police searching for suspect after apparent robbery

Incident occurred on Sumas Mountain Road just before noon Wednesday

Abbotsford police searching for suspect after apparent robbery
The sixth of seven men convicted of abusing cows at Chilliwack Cattle Sales pleaded guilty in court on Sept. 6.

Man guilty of abusing cows at Chilliwack dairy farm faces 35 days jail

Jonathan Talbot the sixth of seven convicted in the high-profile case of cattle abuse

The sixth of seven men convicted of abusing cows at Chilliwack Cattle Sales pleaded guilty in court on Sept. 6.
A man holds on to the leash of his dog that viciously attacked a woman in Garrison Crossing near the Cheam Centre on Aug. 31. (Submitted)

UPDATE: Pit bull owner defends his dog after woman with dog attacked in Chilliwack

Victim ‘seething’ because dog known to animal control and labelled ‘aggressive’ still has not been picked up

A man holds on to the leash of his dog that viciously attacked a woman in Garrison Crossing near the Cheam Centre on Aug. 31. (Submitted)
People who have consumed certain packages of Western Family brand of ready-to-eat pineapple chunks and other druits from Save-On Food stores in Duncan and Sidney should get Hepatitis A immunizations as a precaution, says Island Health. The recall has since been expanded. (BC Centre for Disease Control)

Recall of tainted pineapple products expanded in BC

The ongoing investigation into hepatitis A virus found in Western Family brand, or unbranded, products has been expanded.

People who have consumed certain packages of Western Family brand of ready-to-eat pineapple chunks and other druits from Save-On Food stores in Duncan and Sidney should get Hepatitis A immunizations as a precaution, says Island Health. The recall has since been expanded. (BC Centre for Disease Control)