abbotsford

Abbotsford football star Chase Claypool has signed an endorsement deal with Nike’s Jordan brand. (Air Jordan website)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool signs with Nike’s Jordan brand

Abbotsford Senior Secondary School grad joins exclusive group of top athletes wearing Jumpman

 

The Abbotsford News is looking forward to hearing the stories of some of Abbotsford’s unsung education heroes. (Getty Image)

Who are your Abbotsford education heroes?

We’re looking for stories of people who have gone above and beyond for students

  • Jan 15, 2021

 

The Abbotsford board of education said on Tuesday they are satisfied with how students and staff dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic from September to December.

Abbotsford board of education pleased with return to class during COVID-19

District officials thank staff and students for low number of infections and issues during pandemic

 

Abbotsford’s Conair Group Inc. made a big purchase recently to continue creating new firefighter airtankers. (Submitted)

Abbotsford’s Conair expanding fleet of firefighting airtankers

Local group creating new Q400AT planes to fight wildfires across the globe

Abbotsford’s Conair Group Inc. made a big purchase recently to continue creating new firefighter airtankers. (Submitted)
Wind takes down power lines in Abbosford. (Amanda B. Macchioni photo)

SLIDESHOW: Abbotsford wind storm pictures

User submitted images of the aftermath following Tuesday’s storm

Wind takes down power lines in Abbosford. (Amanda B. Macchioni photo)
Abbotsford’s Steven Marshall bumps the ball during France’s League A volleyball action with Chaumont. (Instagram)

Abbotsford’s Steven Marshall continues volleyball journey in France

Volleyball star suiting up for Chaumont-based CVB-52 squad in A League

Abbotsford’s Steven Marshall bumps the ball during France’s League A volleyball action with Chaumont. (Instagram)
Two Chicko Chicken locations are set to open in Abbotsford in 2021. (Instagram photo)

Two Chicko Chicken locations set to open in Abbotsford

Korean fried chicken establishments scheduled to open later this year

Two Chicko Chicken locations are set to open in Abbotsford in 2021. (Instagram photo)
The Eagle Mountain Elementary school project occurs via Zoom tonight (Wednesday).

Eagle Mountain Elementary virtual open house occurring tonight (Wednesday)

Meeting will provide an update on the new Abbotsford project, ATSS seismic upgrades also on schedule

The Eagle Mountain Elementary school project occurs via Zoom tonight (Wednesday).
A pothole is being patched on Highway 1 after causing issues for motorists this afternoon.

Pothole creates major issues for motorists in Abbotsford

Crews on scene to fix pothole, one lane closed on Highway 1

A pothole is being patched on Highway 1 after causing issues for motorists this afternoon.
Chicko Chicken is coming soon to Abbotsford. (Facebook photo)

Chicko Chicken coming soon to Abbotsford

Korean fried chicken establishment opening up in downtown area

Chicko Chicken is coming soon to Abbotsford. (Facebook photo)
Abbotsford Regional Hospital. Black Press file photo.

Fraser Health declares COVID-19 outbreak over at Abbotsford Regional Hospital

Outbreak was declared on Dec. 30, 2020; four patients infected

Abbotsford Regional Hospital. Black Press file photo.
Photo by Dale Klippenstein

Man allegedly involved in Abbotsford gang-related gunfight is denied bail

Amritpal Saran was charged in relation to August 2020 shooting on Mayfair Avenue

Photo by Dale Klippenstein
Abbotsford’s Noah Juulsen is now property of the Florida Panthers. (Panthers Twitter)

Abbotsford’s Juulsen claimed by Florida Panthers

Local hockey product picked up by Panthers on waiver wire from Montreal

Abbotsford’s Noah Juulsen is now property of the Florida Panthers. (Panthers Twitter)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes a catch against the Cleveland Browns during NFL Wildcard round action on Sunday. (Jared Wickerham/Pittsburgh Steelers)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool catches two touchdowns in playoff loss

Pittsburgh Steelers eliminated from postseason after losing 48-37 to the Cleveland Browns

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes a catch against the Cleveland Browns during NFL Wildcard round action on Sunday. (Jared Wickerham/Pittsburgh Steelers)
Members of the Abbotsford Police Department (APD) with their side-by-side vehicle that helped bring a lost hiker out of Sumas Mountain Regional Park on Jan. 9, 2020. (Photo altered by APD.)

Helicopter and dying cellphone help locate lost hiker in Abbotsford

Hiker on Sumas Mountain stranded in challenging area with no road access

Members of the Abbotsford Police Department (APD) with their side-by-side vehicle that helped bring a lost hiker out of Sumas Mountain Regional Park on Jan. 9, 2020. (Photo altered by APD.)
Tabor Home in Abbotsford has had 156 cases and 26 deaths since a COVID-19 outbreak began in early November. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

COVID-19 outbreaks still underway at 3 Abbotsford care homes

There have been 602 deaths at seniors’ facilities in B.C. since pandemic began

Tabor Home in Abbotsford has had 156 cases and 26 deaths since a COVID-19 outbreak began in early November. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Beach Moms, a Fraser Valley band, have released a new single and will have a four-song EP later this year. (Submitted)

Fraser Valley group Beach Moms release single

Band recorded four-song EP in Abbotsford earlier this summer

Beach Moms, a Fraser Valley band, have released a new single and will have a four-song EP later this year. (Submitted)
Abbotsford’s Valley Wake Park will soon be no more. The City of Abbotsford has chosen not to renew its contract with park operators and it will be dismantled in the coming weeks. (Facebook photo)

Abbotsford’s Valley Wake Park set to be dismantled

Attraction at Albert Dyck Park must be removed by March 1 after contract not renewed

Abbotsford’s Valley Wake Park will soon be no more. The City of Abbotsford has chosen not to renew its contract with park operators and it will be dismantled in the coming weeks. (Facebook photo)
The Abbotsford Pilots and the rest of the PJHL will not be competing for the 2021 Cyclone Taylor Cup as the event was cancelled on Tuesday.

B.C.’s Cyclone Cup 2021 cancelled

Challenges related to COVID-19 cites as reasoning behind the move

The Abbotsford Pilots and the rest of the PJHL will not be competing for the 2021 Cyclone Taylor Cup as the event was cancelled on Tuesday.
A video released by Tabor Home in Abbotsford includes staff members holding photos of some of the 25 residents who lost their lives to COVID-19 during an outbreak that began in early November. (Video screengrab)

Tabor Home in Abbotsford releases video in memory of lives lost to COVID-19

Long-term care home pays tribute to 25 residents who died in outbreak

A video released by Tabor Home in Abbotsford includes staff members holding photos of some of the 25 residents who lost their lives to COVID-19 during an outbreak that began in early November. (Video screengrab)