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A bank of B.C. Hydro smart meters in a test lab in Burnaby.

Tribunal may hear smart meter illness claims

Wireless opponents still face hurdle in furnishing proof

A bank of B.C. Hydro smart meters in a test lab in Burnaby.
Principal Lance McDonald stands in the rotunda of the new Abbotsford Senior Secondary School.

Thousands head back to class in Abbotsford

First day of school includes new high school, old friends and huge numbers at UFV.

Principal Lance McDonald stands in the rotunda of the new Abbotsford Senior Secondary School.
Mission RCMP peer cautiously at what is believed to be a pipe bomb

UPDATE: Welton closed after potential pipebomb found

The suspected pipebomb wound up being a welding tip: RCMP

Mission RCMP peer cautiously at what is believed to be a pipe bomb
BCGEU president Darryl Walker speaks as COPE president David Black watches.

One-day strike hits government Wednesday

'No more falling behind' vows BCGEU president Darryl Walker

BCGEU president Darryl Walker speaks as COPE president David Black watches.
Abbotsford West MLA Mike de Jong has told party members he'll run again next spring.

Local MLAs: Running or retiring?

Mike de Jong says he'll run again; Randy Hawes to decide this week

  • Sep 3, 2012
Abbotsford West MLA Mike de Jong has told party members he'll run again next spring.
Susan Chalkias is one of the founders of Seeds of Hope

Seeds of Hope founder honoured

Abbotsford's Susan Chalkias receives Queen’s medal for her efforts to help orphans.

  • Sep 2, 2012
Susan Chalkias is one of the founders of Seeds of Hope
Sikh Temple in Abbotsford

Sikh parade and festival Sunday

The annual Sikh parade was held Sunday in Abbotsford, with food tents set up in Kalgidhar park

  • Sep 2, 2012
Sikh Temple in Abbotsford

Abbotsford pharmacy robbed at gunpoint

The Abbotsford Police are searching for a man who robbed a pharmacy at gunpoint

  • Aug 31, 2012
Fire crews were called out to the Abbotsford Pizza Hut on Thursday evening.

Mop causes fire at Pizza Hut

a mop left too close to a boiler caused a small fire at the Abbotsford Pizza Hut on Thursday night.

  • Aug 31, 2012
Fire crews were called out to the Abbotsford Pizza Hut on Thursday evening.
A 72-year-old cyclist was struck and killed by a five-ton truck on Bourquin Crescent in Abbotsford on Friday morning.

Cyclist struck and killed on Bourquin Crescent

A cyclist was struck and killed by a truck just after 9 a.m. this morning at the corner of Bourquin Crescent and Mill Lake Road.

  • Aug 31, 2012
A 72-year-old cyclist was struck and killed by a five-ton truck on Bourquin Crescent in Abbotsford on Friday morning.

Two brothers assaulted in Abbotsford Airport washroom

Two young boys were assaulted by a teen in a washroom at the Abbotsford Airport washroom on Wednesday

  • Aug 31, 2012

Chilliwack man charged with sex assault of children

Chilliwack man charged earlier with possessing child pornography now facing nine sexual assault charges - and police fear there may be more.

Lower Mainland men charged in cocaine, ecstasy conspiracy

Drug raids began in 2008 after B.C. investigators tipped to plot by U.S. agents

Artist Norm Williams at his downtown art bench

Farm bench returned to Downtown Abbotsford

Eight months after it was mistakenly painted red, the art bench has been restored.

Artist Norm Williams at his downtown art bench
Nancy Doyle

Warm Zone staying open, still looking for funding

The Warm Zone, a drop-in centre for women who are "street entrenched" in downtown Abbotsford, will remain open for another few months.

  • Aug 30, 2012
Nancy Doyle

Crash in Vavenby claims local woman’s life

A woman from West Abbotsford was killed in a single vehicle crash near Vavenby early Monday morning.

  • Aug 30, 2012

Abbotsford pair caught during Aldergrove break-in

Two Abbotsford men are in custody after being caught in the middle of a break-in in Aldergrove on Monday.

  • Aug 30, 2012
Police officers arrest one of two men found near bags of cocaine in a farm field near Mt. Lehman Road and Zero Avenue in September 2009. The pair now awaits sentencing.

Crown wants eight years for cocaine couriers

The Crown is asking for eight years prison time for two Abbotsford men who were found in a berry field near four cocaine-filled bags in 2009

Police officers arrest one of two men found near bags of cocaine in a farm field near Mt. Lehman Road and Zero Avenue in September 2009. The pair now awaits sentencing.
Surrey-Cloverdale MLA Kevin Falcon

Falcon’s bridge a lasting legacy, but tolls ‘haunt’ Liberals

Surrey MLA drove Port Mann freeway expansion, revamped TransLink

Surrey-Cloverdale MLA Kevin Falcon
Numerous reforms have been proposed by a provincial review to address congestion in B.C.'s courts.

Probe finds clogged courts can run smarter, faster

Cowper urges five more judges but no more cash to speed up B.C.'s embattled justice system.

Numerous reforms have been proposed by a provincial review to address congestion in B.C.'s courts.