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Semiahmoo First Nation emotions run high as water deadline looms

Semiahmoo First Nation emotions run high as water deadline looms

Councillor Roxanne Charles says tweet – expressing personal opinion – intended to ‘offer perspective’

Semiahmoo First Nation emotions run high as water deadline looms
City hopes to re-open Mill Lake Spray Park soon

City hopes to re-open Mill Lake Spray Park soon

Pump needed repair, but first replacement was damaged in shipping

City hopes to re-open Mill Lake Spray Park soon
Mission RCMP investigate second shots fired incident in a week

Mission RCMP investigate second shots fired incident in a week

Several shots were fired at a residence on Henry Ave. early this morning

Mission RCMP investigate second shots fired incident in a week
Suspect charged in Langley farm equipment theft

Suspect charged in Langley farm equipment theft

Two tractors and a custom sprayer were recovered and returned.

Suspect charged in Langley farm equipment theft
Federal Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer poses for a photo with a supporter at a small event of about 50 attendees at a Naramata winery, as Scheer tours the country following his election to party leader.                                Dustin Godfrey/Western News

Andrew Scheer talks cabinet shuffle, NAFTA at Naramata event

The federal leader of the opposition spoke at an event at a Naramata winery Monday evening

Federal Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer poses for a photo with a supporter at a small event of about 50 attendees at a Naramata winery, as Scheer tours the country following his election to party leader.                                Dustin Godfrey/Western News
Hobby farm designation considered for rural Abbotsford neighbourhood

Hobby farm designation considered for rural Abbotsford neighbourhood

New zone for hobby farms in Abbotsford would allow small-scale agriculture

Hobby farm designation considered for rural Abbotsford neighbourhood
Late night intruder startles Langley homeowner

Late night intruder startles Langley homeowner

A suspected cat burglar was chased off in Willoughby last week.

Late night intruder startles Langley homeowner
Mountain Institution in Agassiz in fourth day of lockdown

Mountain Institution in Agassiz in fourth day of lockdown

Visits to inmates on hold as guards look for drugs believed to have been brought in

Mountain Institution in Agassiz in fourth day of lockdown
UPDATE: Council votes to ask for hotel tax increase

UPDATE: Council votes to ask for hotel tax increase

City to ask province, but first must make sure hotel industry on board

UPDATE: Council votes to ask for hotel tax increase
Two owlets fell out of their nest at Redwoods golf course in June. Both have been rehabilitated and released back into the wild by O.W.L Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society. Submitted photo.

PHOTOS: Rescued owlet released back into the wild at Redwoods golf course

Two barn owls fell out of their nest at the golf course in June

  • Aug 28, 2017
Two owlets fell out of their nest at Redwoods golf course in June. Both have been rehabilitated and released back into the wild by O.W.L Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society. Submitted photo.
VIDEO: Week in Review – Aug. 26

VIDEO: Week in Review – Aug. 26

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

VIDEO: Week in Review – Aug. 26
When Abbotsford’s Raine Padgham is pitching, there is crying in baseball

When Abbotsford’s Raine Padgham is pitching, there is crying in baseball

First player to ever play on a girls and boys team at theWestern Canadian Baseball Championships

When Abbotsford’s Raine Padgham is pitching, there is crying in baseball
Tim Felger is shown outside of the Chilliwack Law Courts in September 2013 during the start of his trial on drug charges in Mission. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Pot activist convicted of assault for feigning punch at lawyer

Tim Felger, previously charged in Abbotsford and Mission, loses chance to appeal

Tim Felger is shown outside of the Chilliwack Law Courts in September 2013 during the start of his trial on drug charges in Mission. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Sevenoaks Shopping Centre

New Sevenoaks owner planning condos, but will retain mall

David Chung hopes to build on back portion of prominent Abbotsford property

Sevenoaks Shopping Centre
It’s clearly spelled out in the dry-rack licensing conditions that the salmon has to be processed on-site. Taking away fresh fresh last year has netted one man fines for violating the Fisheries Act. (Submitted photo)

Sockeye grab from Fraser Canyon dry rack fishery nets fine

It’s made clear in the licence that the fish has to be processed on-site

It’s clearly spelled out in the dry-rack licensing conditions that the salmon has to be processed on-site. Taking away fresh fresh last year has netted one man fines for violating the Fisheries Act. (Submitted photo)
Leesa Patenaude, left and Linda Harbo, sit in front of trailer filled with empty bottles. Harbo has been collecting empty bottles for months in order to raise money for an upcoming missionary trip to Zambia, where she and Patenaude will volunteer at an orphanage that is home to 150 children with HIV. (NICHOLAS PESCOD/NEWS BULLETIN)

Community responds after Nanaimo women have hundreds of empty bottles stolen

Proceeds will be used to fund upcoming missionary trip to Zambia

Leesa Patenaude, left and Linda Harbo, sit in front of trailer filled with empty bottles. Harbo has been collecting empty bottles for months in order to raise money for an upcoming missionary trip to Zambia, where she and Patenaude will volunteer at an orphanage that is home to 150 children with HIV. (NICHOLAS PESCOD/NEWS BULLETIN)
Sevenoaks Shopping Centre

Q&A: New Sevenoaks owner speaks about plans for mall and surrounding property

David Chung’s Dava Developments bought Sevenoaks in February for $214 million

Sevenoaks Shopping Centre
VIDEO: Truck crashes into house in Abbotsford, charges pending for driver
VIDEO: Truck crashes into house in Abbotsford, charges pending for driver
Candles and flowers mark a vigil at the site in Barcelona where Rock’s Ian Wilson (shown in inset with his wife Valerie) and 12 others were killed last week.

Daughter of man killed in Barcelona vows terrorists ‘failed’

Fiona Wilson grateful for ‘extraordinary kindness’ shown in wake of last week’s attack in Spain

Candles and flowers mark a vigil at the site in Barcelona where Rock’s Ian Wilson (shown in inset with his wife Valerie) and 12 others were killed last week.
People walk across the new Vedder Bridge shortly after it opened to the public for one day on Thursday. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Chilliwack says ‘hello’ to new Vedder Bridge

The new Vedder Bridge was open to pedestrians on Thursday in Chilliwack

People walk across the new Vedder Bridge shortly after it opened to the public for one day on Thursday. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)