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Country acts Big and Rich and Gretchen Wilson entertain Abbotsford crowds

Country acts Big and Rich and Gretchen Wilson entertain Abbotsford crowds

Big and Rich and Gretchen Wilson had Abbotsford country fans dancing in the aisles on Thursday night at the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre.
Accolades for Abbotsford Police Sgt. Mike Novakowski

Accolades for Abbotsford Police Sgt. Mike Novakowski

Abbotsford Police Sgt. Mike Novakowski will receive the third Meritorious Service Award of his career in November during Police Honours Night in Victoria.
Subway restaurant robber strikes a third time in Abbotsford

Subway restaurant robber strikes a third time in Abbotsford

A third armed robbery of a Subway restaurant in Abbotsford took place Wednesday night, and police believe it is the same suspect involved in the previous two incidents.

Vedder Mountain project going back to public hearing

The public will get a second say on a 31-lot single family development being proposed on the northwest slope of Vedder Mountain. Council has given first reading to proposed zoning changes that would allow Hayes Creek Valley Enterprises, owned by Anthony Penner, to subdivide the properties located at the 41100 to 41300 block of Old Yale Road.
Body of Abbotsford's Christopher Vang recovered from river

Body of Abbotsford's Christopher Vang recovered from river

The body of Abbotsford's Christopher Vang has been recovered by RCMP and Chilliwack Search and Rescue. The local mechanic was swept away in the current while fishing on the Fraser River at the Peg Leg area near McSween Road in Chilliwack on Sept. 12.

Lynne Harris will not run for Abbotsford Council, but Simon Gibson will

There will be at least one new face on Abbotsford council next year. Lynne Harris has confirmed she will not seek re-election in the Nov. 19 municipal election. “I do not intend, at this time, to file my papers for re-election,” she said, adding that something “significant” would have to happen in order to change her mind.
Premier reveals job plan details, targets

Premier reveals job plan details, targets

Premier Christy Clark unveiled the details of her jobs plan at a Vancouver Board of Trade luncheon today, including a target to have eight new mines in operation by 2015. The B.C. Jobs Plan also promises an upgrade to the Deltaport shipping facility by 2014, in addition to improvements to the Prince Rupert port announced earlier in the week.

Abbotsford driver sentenced for 2008 collision that killed teen dirt-bike rider

An Abbotsford man who was charged in connection with the 2008 death of a teenage boy riding a dirt bike has been given a six-month driving prohibition.
Abbotsford man commended for helping to capture online predator

Abbotsford man commended for helping to capture online predator

The photo of the man communicating online with his stepdaughter on the living-room computer grabbed Robert Kleisinger’s attention.
Abbotsford school district records $6 million surplus

Abbotsford school district records $6 million surplus

Abbotsford schools will be the recipients of more than $3 million in funding for programs and services, after the district recorded a $6.1 million surplus in its 2010-11 budget.
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