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People took the time to do a Story Walk in front of Clearbrook Library on Friday, Sept. 30, as they honoured the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The story is called Sema:th Xo:tsa: Great Gramma’s Lake, and tells the story of how Abbotsford’s Sumas Lake being drained affected Indigenous people then and now. (Jessica Peters/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford woman provides quiet opportunity for reflection on residential schools

Armed with artwork, flowers and cards, Glenna Lundberg creates space for Truth and Reconciliation

 

The annual Girls Fly Too event at Abbotsford International Airport was scheduled for Oct. 1 and 2, but it has been postponed. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Girls Fly Too event postponed in Abbotsford over Transport Canada ‘demands’

Organizers say ‘last-minute’ conditions ‘impossible to meet’ before weekend show

 

Lee Anne and Art Ward’s daughter Kristina Ward was reported missing in September 2017. The parents were present at the second annual MMIWG march in Langley on Thursday, May 5, 2022. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Fraser Valley parents renew plea for tips as daughter missing after five years

Langley RCMP are investigating Kristina Ward’s disappearance in 2017

 

Skylar Thompson used Futurpreneur financing and mentoring services to open Barker’s Place Doggy Daycare

Young Abbotsford entrepreneur uses services to jumpstart new business

When young entrepreneur Skylar Thompson first had aspirations of opening a small…

  • Sep 26, 2022
Skylar Thompson used Futurpreneur financing and mentoring services to open Barker’s Place Doggy Daycare
Taylor Richardson’s winds up for a shot during Canada West soccer action in Abbotsford on Friday (Sept. 23). (Jordie Arthur/UFV Cascades)

Winless weekend for UFV soccer teams

Men’s team posts draw in Abbotsford, women record loss and draw

Taylor Richardson’s winds up for a shot during Canada West soccer action in Abbotsford on Friday (Sept. 23). (Jordie Arthur/UFV Cascades)
Taejshon Catlin dekes around a Mariners defender during high school football action on Friday (Sept. 23). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford’s Robert Bateman Timberwolves football team opens with 41-8 win

Timberwolves defeat Earl Marriott Mariners in home opener, big expectations for 2022

Taejshon Catlin dekes around a Mariners defender during high school football action on Friday (Sept. 23). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford Police Department officer Christoper Conway has been charged with assault. (File photo)

Abbotsford police officer charged with assault

BC Prosecution Service announces charges on APD officer Christopher Conway

Abbotsford Police Department officer Christoper Conway has been charged with assault. (File photo)
An Archway Welcome team waits to welcome Afghan refugees. (Submitted)

Archway welcomes 198 Afghan refugees to Abbotsford

Group is part of more than 19,000 Afghans that have arrived in Canada

An Archway Welcome team waits to welcome Afghan refugees. (Submitted)
Andrew Biggar and the UFV Cascades golf team defeated the UBCO Heat in match play on Sept. 18 and 19. (Jordie Arthur photo)

UFV Cascades earn match play win over UBCO Heat

Cascades next compete at Canada West Golf Championships on Oct. 3 and 4

Andrew Biggar and the UFV Cascades golf team defeated the UBCO Heat in match play on Sept. 18 and 19. (Jordie Arthur photo)
Abbotsford’s Dave Miller took home top spot in the 55-plus slalom event at the World Waterski Championship in France on Saturday (Sept. 17). (Photo by Johnny Hayward)

Abbotsford’s David Miller wins waterski championship

Local legend wins 55-plus slalom event at senior event in France

Abbotsford’s Dave Miller took home top spot in the 55-plus slalom event at the World Waterski Championship in France on Saturday (Sept. 17). (Photo by Johnny Hayward)
Harjinder Dahliwhal of the Abbotsford Trail Running Club makes his way through the Valley Vertikiller course. (Mark Wessner photo)

Valley Vertikiller set for Abbotsford trails on Oct. 8

Event is a key fundraiser for Central Fraser Valley Search and Rescue

Harjinder Dahliwhal of the Abbotsford Trail Running Club makes his way through the Valley Vertikiller course. (Mark Wessner photo)
Bateman’s Micah Barker dekes around Sardis defenders during B.C. high school football action on Friday (Sept. 16) in Chilliwack. (Rick MacDonald photo)

Bateman Timberwolves close exhibition schedule with third straight win

Abbotsford Panthers, W.J. Mouat Hawks conclude with losses, season opens later this month

Bateman’s Micah Barker dekes around Sardis defenders during B.C. high school football action on Friday (Sept. 16) in Chilliwack. (Rick MacDonald photo)
The Vancouver Golden Panthers are no longer training out of Abbotsford’s The Rinks at Summit Centre. (Facebook photo)

Vancouver Golden Panthers contract with Abbotsford ice rink cancelled

Youth hockey program had booked ice time from Sept. 13 to March at The Rinks at Summit Centre

The Vancouver Golden Panthers are no longer training out of Abbotsford’s The Rinks at Summit Centre. (Facebook photo)
Chicago's Axiom Brass is set to perform in Abbotsford on Sept. 30. (Submitted)

Chicago’s Axiom Brass performing in Abbotsford later this month

Leading brass ensemble kicks off 2022-23 for the Valley Concert Society

Chicago's Axiom Brass is set to perform in Abbotsford on Sept. 30. (Submitted)
The works of Catherine Blackburn and two other artists launches on Friday at The Reach. (Submitted)

New exhibitions launching on Friday at The Reach in Abbotsford

Concepts of influence, adaptation, and collaboration explored

The works of Catherine Blackburn and two other artists launches on Friday at The Reach. (Submitted)
W.J. Mouat student Seerat Waraich has been named to the Bilingual Young Leaders committee. (Submitted)

Abbotsford student named to Bilingual Young Leaders committee

W.J. Mouat’s Seerat Waraich part of nationwide group to promote bilingualism in Canada

W.J. Mouat student Seerat Waraich has been named to the Bilingual Young Leaders committee. (Submitted)
The Snowbird RV Show returns to Tradex for four days starting on Sept. 29. (Snowbird RV Instagram)

Snowbird RV Show returns to Abbotsford on Sept. 29

Biggest fall recreation vehicle event takes over Tradex later this month

The Snowbird RV Show returns to Tradex for four days starting on Sept. 29. (Snowbird RV Instagram)
Two Carl’s Jr. locations in Abbotsford will now be transforming into Boardwalk Fries Burgers Shakes establishments. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Boardwalk Fries Burgers Shakes opening soon in Abbotsford

Carl’s Jr. locations set to transform into emerging Maryland brand

Two Carl’s Jr. locations in Abbotsford will now be transforming into Boardwalk Fries Burgers Shakes establishments. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen, shown here during his sexual assault trial this summer, has agreed to a professional tryout agreement with the Edmonton Oilers. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Ex-Canuck Virtanen given shot at joining Oilers after not-guilty sex assault verdict

Virtanen hasn’t played professionally since he was put on leave in 2021

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen, shown here during his sexual assault trial this summer, has agreed to a professional tryout agreement with the Edmonton Oilers. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen, shown here during his sexual assault trial this summer, has agreed to a professional tryout agreement with the Edmonton Oilers. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen signs professional tryout agreement with Edmonton Oilers

Oilers set to play the Vancouver Canucks in Abbotsford on Wednesday, Oct. 5

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen, shown here during his sexual assault trial this summer, has agreed to a professional tryout agreement with the Edmonton Oilers. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
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