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Nick Warmerdam and his dog Diesel are inviting locals to check out the Lakeland Farm U-pick Flower Farm this spring. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

VIDEO & SLIDESHOW: Abbotsford’s Lakeland Flowers opens for spring

Tulip farm attraction opened on April 14, open to the public daily seven days a week

 

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UPDATE: Bridge traffic moving normally after high-velocity crash involving logging truck

Northbound crash occurred at approximately 2 p.m., involves 6 vehicles, north lanes shut down

 

Abbotsford’s Joel Friesen has signed with the CEBL’s Ottawa Blackjacks for the 2021 season. (Twitter)

Abbotsford’s Joel Friesen signs with Ottawa Blackjacks

Yale Secondary grad returns to Abbotsford Centre on July 3 to face the Bandits

 

CTTV footage released by the Abbotsford Police Department.

Abbotsford Police looking to identify gas station bandit

Man commits 2 robberies in 2 days, makes off with cash and cigarettes

CTTV footage released by the Abbotsford Police Department.
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Colin Miller returning to Abbotsford Soccer Association

Storied Canadian soccer figure coming back to his coaching roots in Abbotsford

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Abbotsford’s Run For Water transforms into Upstream Challenge for 2021

Throughout the month of May participants can take on a number of different activities in the Valley

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The Fraser Valley Bandits chose Brandon University’s Anthony Tsegakele in the first round of the 2021 CEBL Draft. (Submitted)

Fraser Valley Bandits reveal 2021 CEBL Draft choices

Abbotsford-based club selects Quebec’s Anthony Tsegakele in first round

The Fraser Valley Bandits chose Brandon University’s Anthony Tsegakele in the first round of the 2021 CEBL Draft. (Submitted)
A drive-by tribute is planned for Abbotsford soccer figure Barry Crocker at Bateman Park on Saturday. (Facebook)

Drive-by farewell planned for Abbotsford soccer figure

Barry Crocker died on April 2, tribute set for Bateman Park on Saturday

A drive-by tribute is planned for Abbotsford soccer figure Barry Crocker at Bateman Park on Saturday. (Facebook)
Rick Hansen Secondary Students deliver free samosas to students and staff to celebrate Vaisakhi on Tuesday (April 13).

Abbotsford’s Rick Hansen hosts successful ‘Virtual Vaisakhi’

COVID-19 pandemic does not deter enthusiasm for annual festival at local high school

Rick Hansen Secondary Students deliver free samosas to students and staff to celebrate Vaisakhi on Tuesday (April 13).
Abbotsford’s Ying Chun Chen recently won a $1-million prize with Lotto 6/49. (Submitted)
Abbotsford’s Ying Chun Chen recently won the $1-million prize in a Lotto 6/49 draw. (Submitted)

Abbotsford’s Ying Chun Chen wins Lotto 6/49 $1-million prize

Ticket was purchased at Abbotsford’s FreshCo for the March 6, 2021 draw

Abbotsford’s Ying Chun Chen recently won a $1-million prize with Lotto 6/49. (Submitted)
Abbotsford’s Ying Chun Chen recently won the $1-million prize in a Lotto 6/49 draw. (Submitted)
Cemetery staff installed the wrong headstone on the grave of Jima Kiir, even though the headstone’s photo did not match with the photo placed on the grave. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford mother upset city placed wrong headstone on son’s grave

Cemetery staff mix up graves of 2 recently deceased men from South Sudanese community

Cemetery staff installed the wrong headstone on the grave of Jima Kiir, even though the headstone’s photo did not match with the photo placed on the grave. (Submitted photo)
The Abbotsford IHOP, shown here on April 5, is now completely removed. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford IHOP building taken down

Iconic restaurant had been on South Fraser Way for nearly 33 years

The Abbotsford IHOP, shown here on April 5, is now completely removed. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford's Rick Hansen Secondary School is celebrating Vaisakhi virtually for 2021. (Submitted)

VIDEO: Abbotsford’s Rick Hansen Secondary School celebrates ‘Virtual Vaisakhi’

Production highlights local youth talent in anticipation of the start of annual festival on April 13

Abbotsford's Rick Hansen Secondary School is celebrating Vaisakhi virtually for 2021. (Submitted)
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There’s a very easy way to help local restaurants … order takeout

Let’s Eat supports dining establishments during difficult time

  • Apr 12, 2021
(Image by RitaE from Pixabay)
Photo courtesy of Abbotsford Police Department.

‘Vehicle Maintenance 101 for Teens’ to be hosted by Abbotsford Police traffic officers

Virtual meetups with Q&A period held on April 23, May 11, May 25

Photo courtesy of Abbotsford Police Department.
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Free online workshops on ‘advance care planning’ hosted in Abbotsford

3 sessions hosted by Abbotsford Hospice Society and Association for Healthy Aging

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The new American Eagle location at Highstreet Shopping Centre is set to open up this summer. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford American Eagle store opening at Highstreet Shopping Centre

Sevenoaks Shopping Centre location closing on April 18, new store opening in summer

The new American Eagle location at Highstreet Shopping Centre is set to open up this summer. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford ERT officers surround a house in the Townline Hill area in west Abbotsford in October, 2019. Patrick Penner/Abbotsford News

Abbotsford Police Department loses Emergency Response Team, joins regional force

Department wanted to keep local team, but unable to sustain nationally accepted standards

Abbotsford ERT officers surround a house in the Townline Hill area in west Abbotsford in October, 2019. Patrick Penner/Abbotsford News
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Abbotsford’s Handlers Equipment celebrates 30 years of business

Local business has managed to adapt and excel to the changing times

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The Abbotsford Police Department is alerting citizens to the possibility of distraction-style thefts. (File photo)

Abbotsford police warn of distraction thieves in town

APD investigating two distraction-style jewellery thefts in the past two weeks

The Abbotsford Police Department is alerting citizens to the possibility of distraction-style thefts. (File photo)