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FVRD residents still throwing stones at gravel mining plan

Aggregate Pilot Project gets frosty reception at public meeting held in Chilliwack Tuesday night.

Part of Fraser Highway closed due to crash

Drivers are advised to use alternate routes during the closure between Ross and Mt. Lehman roads in Abbotsford.

  • Jun 27, 2012
A resident snapped this photo of a young bear that was spotted at Fernview townhomes at 1751 McKenzie Rd. on Wednesday

Bear Aware information blitz in east Abbotsford neighbourhoods

There have been more black bear sightings in east Abbotsford, after a stubborn bear was shot on Sunday night by members of the APD

A resident snapped this photo of a young bear that was spotted at Fernview townhomes at 1751 McKenzie Rd. on Wednesday
The Queen of Sidney and six other vessels are at risk of breaking free of their moorings

Flood could pull derelict ships loose, take out bridges

The former Queen of Sidney ferry and six more derelict vessels are being targeted

The Queen of Sidney and six other vessels are at risk of breaking free of their moorings

City employee payroll tops $45 million mark

More than 200 City of Abbotsford employees earned $75,000 or higher in 2011

City of Abbotsford achieves small surplus

Report lists $15,000 surplus in $150 million general operating budget

Abbotsford Mayor Bruce Banman (left) stands with the five 2012 Order of Abbotsford recipients.

Five honoured with Order of Abbotsford

On Monday night, Abbotsford council honoured William (Bill) Andrews, Roy Morice, Ron Price, Bob Singleton and Ron Sweeney Sr.

Abbotsford Mayor Bruce Banman (left) stands with the five 2012 Order of Abbotsford recipients.
An artist's rendering of the new Abbotsford Senior Secondary.

A return to Abby Senior

Newly built school, currently known as Abbotsford Collegiate, will adopt its former name when it opens this September.

An artist's rendering of the new Abbotsford Senior Secondary.

Council takes harm reduction debate public

Split vote decided public meetings should be held before further consultations with Fraser Health or service groups.

Mission RCMP are searching for this individual.

Mission’s Cherry Hill Store robbed again

The convenience store suffered another robbery Sunday afternoon

Mission RCMP are searching for this individual.

Three years for gas station robbery

Charles Heward was on bail when he committed the robbery in Abbotsford.

Rob Thomas stands in front of his sandbagged house on River Road in Matsqui. His home is one of two still under an evacuation order that was withdrawn on Sunday night for that area and Glen Valley.

River stable, but higher waters expected in days

Abbotsford residents who were issued an evacuation order have been allowed to return home – for now.

Rob Thomas stands in front of his sandbagged house on River Road in Matsqui. His home is one of two still under an evacuation order that was withdrawn on Sunday night for that area and Glen Valley.
Police shoot and kill black bear in Abbotsford

Police shoot and kill black bear in Abbotsford

The bruin was roaming through backyards and on balconies, and approached police in a 'threatening manner.'

Police shoot and kill black bear in Abbotsford
Roads were blocked by security staff at the top of hill leading down to Glen Valley.

UPDATED: Flood evacuation order lifted, alert still in place

Abbotsford officials examining River Road area to see if people can return to their homes for the time being.

Roads were blocked by security staff at the top of hill leading down to Glen Valley.
Kelly Fowler is shown in the store operated by the Oasis Outreach Society in Chilliwack. He is a co-founder of the site

‘Grocery society’ no longer collecting in Abbotsford area

Kelly Fowler of the Fraser Valley Grocery Resource Society said he has stopped placing empty grocery bags on local doorsteps.

Kelly Fowler is shown in the store operated by the Oasis Outreach Society in Chilliwack. He is a co-founder of the site

Sukhi Dhami to run for NDP in Abbotsford West

Abbotsford man ready for the challenge of running in next year's provincial election.

  • Jun 23, 2012
Composite sketch of suspect in indecent act committed in Abbotsford.

Suspect sought in possible indecent exposure incident

Abbotsford Police are asking for the public's help to locate a suspect who allegedly committed an indecent act.

Composite sketch of suspect in indecent act committed in Abbotsford.
A truckload of sand is delivered to Glen Valley residents to prepare sand bags to try and hold back some of the flood waters.

UPDATE: Flood watch continues Saturday as water level hits 6.36 metres

Abbotsford has declared a state of local emergency for the unprotected areas of Glen Valley and Matsqui Prairie.

A truckload of sand is delivered to Glen Valley residents to prepare sand bags to try and hold back some of the flood waters.

Abbotsford man arrested, charged with distributing child pornography

Crown Counsel approved the charge, and five other charges, yesterday after Abbotsford Police arrested Donald Kenneth Petne.

Langley Township eyes seat at Fraser Valley Regional District

Mayors mum as they head into a Friday meeting to discuss possible changes to regional district governments.