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The Vancouver Canucks and Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen have agreed to a two-year deal with an average annual salary of $2.55 million. (@Canucks Twitter photo)

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen, Vancouver Canucks agree to two-year deal

Two sides avoid arbitration, Virtanen will receive average annual salary of $2.55 million

The Vancouver Canucks and Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen have agreed to a two-year deal with an average annual salary of $2.55 million. (@Canucks Twitter photo)
Photo courtesy of Mission RCMP.

MISSING: Mission RCMP request assistance in search for Joseph Pierce

Pierce last seen in Abbotsford on Oct. 6, may be headed to Alberta

Photo courtesy of Mission RCMP.
MacDonald tweeted out this photo shortly after being sprayed with bear-mace in 2015.

THROWBACK VIDEO: Fifth anniversary of Abbotsford cameraman’s bear-mace attack

Retired ‘Abby Newshound’ Kevin MacDonald reflects on notorious incident back in 2015

MacDonald tweeted out this photo shortly after being sprayed with bear-mace in 2015.
Barry Shantz in 2015 in front of a homeless camp at Gladys Avenue and Cyril Street. Abbotsford News file photo.

RCMP officers cleared in killing of Abbotsford homeless advocate

Barry Shantz was shot following a mental health crisis at his home on on Jan. 13, 2020,

Barry Shantz in 2015 in front of a homeless camp at Gladys Avenue and Cyril Street. Abbotsford News file photo.
Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen and the Vancouver Canucks are scheduled to go to salary arbitration on Oct. 28. (File photo)

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen, Vancouver Canucks playing waiting game for new contract

Yale Hockey Academy product files for arbitration with Canucks, hearing set for Oct. 28

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen and the Vancouver Canucks are scheduled to go to salary arbitration on Oct. 28. (File photo)
Schnitzelz has reopened in Abbotsford on South Fraser Way. (Submitted)

Schnitzelz restaurant returns to Abbotsford

Fried meat establishment moves from Aldergrove to Abbotsford

Schnitzelz has reopened in Abbotsford on South Fraser Way. (Submitted)
A Rick Hansen Secondary School student died in hospital after suffering a medical incident in class on Monday. (File photo)

Abbotsford student dies after medical incident in class

Rick Hansen Secondary School offering additional counselling for students who require it

A Rick Hansen Secondary School student died in hospital after suffering a medical incident in class on Monday. (File photo)
Abbotsford Senior Secondary School was one of several schools recording COVID-19 exposures this month. (File photo)

Several Abbotsford schools record COVID-19 exposures in October

Two secondary schools, one middle school and two elementary schools have virus exposure

Abbotsford Senior Secondary School was one of several schools recording COVID-19 exposures this month. (File photo)
Bateman’s Joshua Olafsen signs on the dotted line to commit to Windsor earlier this month. (Twitter photo)

Bateman’s Olafsen commits to Windsor Lancers football program

Timberwolves all-star heading to Ontario in 2021, moving from defence to offence

Bateman’s Joshua Olafsen signs on the dotted line to commit to Windsor earlier this month. (Twitter photo)
The parents of Samwel Uko have opened legal proceedings against the Saskatchewan Health Authority and the Saskatchewan provincial government related to their sons death by suicide.

Family of dead Abbotsford football star sues Saskatchewan government

Parents of Samwel Uko, who died by suicide in May, file statement of claim seeking damages

The parents of Samwel Uko have opened legal proceedings against the Saskatchewan Health Authority and the Saskatchewan provincial government related to their sons death by suicide.
Abbotsford West candidates (clockwise from top left): Mike de Jong (Liberal), Preet Rai (NDP), Michael Henshall (Conservative) and Kevin Eastwood (Green). Sukhi Gill (BC Vision) did not supply a photo.

Q&A: Abbotsford West candidates share views on spending, government and taxes

We asked candidates a series of questions about themselves and their policy and governance approach

  • Oct 16, 2020
Abbotsford West candidates (clockwise from top left): Mike de Jong (Liberal), Preet Rai (NDP), Michael Henshall (Conservative) and Kevin Eastwood (Green). Sukhi Gill (BC Vision) did not supply a photo.
The PJHL returns to action today (Oct. 15), with the Abbotsford/Chilliwack/Mission cohort getting underway starting on Saturday.

PJHL hockey season starting on Saturday for Abbotsford/Chilliwack/Mission cohort group

The Abbotsford Summit Centre being used as the home rink for Ridge Meadows Flames in their cohort

The PJHL returns to action today (Oct. 15), with the Abbotsford/Chilliwack/Mission cohort getting underway starting on Saturday.
This Abbotsford home is one of eight grand prize packages featured in the 2020 Millionaire Lottery. (Submitted)

VIDEO: Abbotsford home one of eight Millionaire Lottery grand prize packages

Eagle Mountain property part of package worth over $2.9 million, tickets on sale now

This Abbotsford home is one of eight grand prize packages featured in the 2020 Millionaire Lottery. (Submitted)
B.C. NDP candidate for the Abbotsford-Mission riding Pam Alexis, incumbent candidate for Maple Ridge-Mission Bob D’Eith joined Coquitlam-Maillardville candidate Selina Robinson to make a joint announcement under the Mission Bridge on Oct. 15. Patrick Penner photo.

NDP pledges $11 million to complete Mission’s unfinished sewer-line project if re-elected

Candidates Pam Alexis, Bob D’Eith, Selina Robinson make announcement under Mission Bridge Oct. 15

B.C. NDP candidate for the Abbotsford-Mission riding Pam Alexis, incumbent candidate for Maple Ridge-Mission Bob D’Eith joined Coquitlam-Maillardville candidate Selina Robinson to make a joint announcement under the Mission Bridge on Oct. 15. Patrick Penner photo.
An Abbotsford woman filmed unusual activity in the sky on Wednesday night.

VIDEO: Abbotsford woman records unusual object in the sky

Apparent unidentified flying object spotted on Wednesday night near McCallum Road exit

An Abbotsford woman filmed unusual activity in the sky on Wednesday night.
Abbotsford’s Mariessa Pinto took home a silver medal at the recent Online Cup of the Americas archery event.

Abbotsford’s Mariessa Pinto scores archery silver

Local archer finishes second at Online Cup of the Americas event broadcast on Facebook Live

Abbotsford’s Mariessa Pinto took home a silver medal at the recent Online Cup of the Americas archery event.
The elevator inside Abbotsford’s McCallum Tower was recently showcased on YouTube.

VIDEO: Abbotsford’s McCallum Tower elevator featured online

Older model elevator complimented on its interesting design and unique cab

The elevator inside Abbotsford’s McCallum Tower was recently showcased on YouTube.
Abbotsford’s Devon Toews is now property of the Colorado Avalanche. (Avalanche Twitter photo)

Abbotsford’s Devon Toews dealt to the Colorado Avalanche

Local product heads to Mile High City after two seasons with the New York Islanders

Abbotsford’s Devon Toews is now property of the Colorado Avalanche. (Avalanche Twitter photo)
Simon Gibson, BC Liberal candidate for Abbotsford-Mission (left), and Chelsa Meadus, candidate for Maple Ridge-Mission. Black Press files.

BC Liberals promise upgrades to Mission’s hospital, Highway 7 and new high school

Liberal’s Rebuild B.C. plan earmarks $8 billion over 3 years for infrastructure projects

Simon Gibson, BC Liberal candidate for Abbotsford-Mission (left), and Chelsa Meadus, candidate for Maple Ridge-Mission. Black Press files.
Liberals promise to widen Highway One from Langley to Whatcom Road

Liberals promise to widen Highway One from Langley to Whatcom Road

The party also pledged more cash for rapid bus service

Liberals promise to widen Highway One from Langley to Whatcom Road