The week in photos: Feb. 11-17

See the images from some of the top news stories in Abbotsford this week.

  • Feb. 18, 2012 8:00 p.m.



The week started off with news that Abbotsford athlete Amy Gough claimed a bronze medal in the final race of the World Cup skeleton series at Canada Olympic Park in Calgary.

On Monday, a film crew was in town at Dogwood Bowling and Billiards to shoot the action film The Package, starring Steve Austin and Dolph Lundgren.

Also that day, Abbotsford Police confirmed that Wilson Mulenga Chibesa, convicted of assaulting a sex-trade worker, had been deported back to his home country of Zimbabwe.

A feature story highlighted the 30-year career of Abbotsford Collegiate teacher Terry McLellan, who is presenting his last production.

Monday night, residents of Sumas Mountain and the Auguston neighbourhood met with Kinder Morgan representatives to voice concerns about the Jan. 24th oil spill.

On the good-news side, Abbotsford woman Deesh Sekhon organized a campaign to collect items for a girls’ home in India, and involved students from Harry Sayers elementary.

Later in the week, Mayor Bruce Banman announced that city council would again consider a proposal to add more slot machines at Chances Community Gaming Centre.