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Chilliwack judge veers from joint submission, bumps up sex assault sentence

‘I find the joint submission is contrary to the public interest and I’m rejecting it’

Airshow brings millions to Abbotsford, UFV study says

Out-of-town airshow spectators spend more than $4 million in the city each year

Man now faces five charges in relation to 3 robberies at Abbotsford pizza restaurant

Kolton Klassen was first arrested and charged with one robbery on June 9

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5 people sent to hospital after large house fire

Chilliwack maternity ward closure narrowed to two weeks

Fraser Health says they’ve found a solution to an expected 13-week shortage of obstetricians

Man wanted for parental abduction caught by off-duty Abbotsford officer

Valemont man now in custody after cop recognizes licence plate

  • Jun 20, 2019

UPDATE: Missing Hope teenager found safe and sound

Keely Reeze Loewen, 18, last in contact with a family member on June 13

  • Jun 19, 2019

Harrison Hot Springs to consider single-use plastics ban

Village staff will come back to council with a report on what a possible ban could look like

Dash-cam video in trial of accused cop killer shows man with a gun

Footage is shown at trial of Oscar Arfmann, charged with killing Const. John Davidson of Abbotsford

Fraser Valley developer offering to build barn owl nesting boxes for free

Gore Brothers says anyone with a suitable building can help the threatened raptor

UPDATE: Mixed reactions after Langley’s last strip bar shuts its doors

The Alder Inn, in operation since 1957, has reportedly been purchased

Abbotsford posts $29 million cash surplus in 2018

Reserves continue to grow, but finance chief warns more will be needed

Abbotsford considering raising education fee on new developments

Fee, which funds property acquisition for new schools, hasn’t budged since 2007

  • Jun 16, 2019

Abbotsford hopes to restrict new marijuana grow applications

After provincial rule change this spring, city left looking to craft its own rules

Abbotsford to boost transit faster than first planned

City to get 12 new buses, expand service by 40 per cent, by end of 2022

No student left behind by prohibitive fees, Abbotsford officials say

Approved 2019/20 fees include non-mandatory cost of school supplies

  • Jun 15, 2019

VIDEO: Protection for Abbotsford burial site urged by First Nations, developer

Dozens of First Nations leaders gather on grassy plateau to call on action by provincial government

Mt. Baker climb next month honours Const. John Davidson

Abbotsford Police chief and Davidson’s three grown children among participants

PHOTOS: Firefighters bring large bear in tree to ground in Abbotsford

Public urged not to leave garbage cans out over night and to take down bird feeders.

  • Jun 14, 2019

Motorcyclist in critical condition after crashing into light pole in Abbotsford

Collision occurs Thursday night on Clearbrook Road, north of Marshall

  • Jun 14, 2019

UPDATE: Two young Chilliwack men facing at least five years jail for armed robbery

Darius Commodore and Jaimal Mclaren face 13 charges in Mission/Agassiz incident involving police dog