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Saints and Sinners tour announces new B.C. dates

Saints and Sinners tour announces new B.C. dates

Canadian rock supergroup concert stopping in Abbotsford, Victoria, Penticton and Prince George

Saints and Sinners tour announces new B.C. dates
Yale Hockey Academy products Grayden Siepmann and Ben Thornton have been invited to Hockey Canada’s virtual national under-17 development camp. (File photo)

Fraser Valley hockey talents invited to Hockey Canada camp

Abbotsford’s Siepmann, Agassiz’s Thornton invited to virtual camp in July

Yale Hockey Academy products Grayden Siepmann and Ben Thornton have been invited to Hockey Canada’s virtual national under-17 development camp. (File photo)
British Columbia is blessed with settings that are as fruitful as they are beautiful. Andrew Strain photo.

From Valleys to Vineyards: British Columbia’s Bountiful Playground

Rediscover your next great BC adventure

  • Jun 29, 2020
British Columbia is blessed with settings that are as fruitful as they are beautiful. Andrew Strain photo.
John Pankratz has been named the new UFV board of governors board chair effective Aug. 1. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford’s John Pankratz named new UFV Board of Governors board chair

Adam Van Steinburg named BOG vice-chair, new positions take effect on Aug. 1

John Pankratz has been named the new UFV board of governors board chair effective Aug. 1. (Submitted photo)
Abbotsford resident Gladys Sautter (née Shupe) was the first recipient of the ‘Nominate a Hero’ program. Sautter is a hardcore Bandits fan who recently celebrated her 100th birthday. (Submitted).

Fraser Valley Bandits, Tim Hortons launch ‘Nominate a Hero’ program

Program eligible to Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Langley, Mission and Surrey residents

Abbotsford resident Gladys Sautter (née Shupe) was the first recipient of the ‘Nominate a Hero’ program. Sautter is a hardcore Bandits fan who recently celebrated her 100th birthday. (Submitted).
This parking lot adjacent to Mill Lake Park was taped off for several hours on Monday (June 22) after a man was found dead in a vehicle. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Man found dead in vehicle in Abbotsford parking lot

Cause of death not yet known; matter still under investigation

This parking lot adjacent to Mill Lake Park was taped off for several hours on Monday (June 22) after a man was found dead in a vehicle. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Photo by Dale Klippenstein

OPCC orders review into penalty in Abbotsford officer domestic-assault case

Department proposed 16-day suspension for assault and harassment of officer’s ex-spouse

Photo by Dale Klippenstein
Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun tosses the first pitch at the newly redeveloped Grant Park. (YouTube)

VIDEO: New and improved Grant Park opens in Abbotsford

Three new baseball diamonds highlight the recently completed redevelopment

Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun tosses the first pitch at the newly redeveloped Grant Park. (YouTube)
Abbotsford Cactus Club COVID-19 outbreak document not authentic

Abbotsford Cactus Club COVID-19 outbreak document not authentic

Advisory found on local social media sites determined to be fake, unclear how or why it was produced

Abbotsford Cactus Club COVID-19 outbreak document not authentic
Abbotsford’s CIVL-FM is teaming up with a Toronto radio station to launch a new website. (File photo)

Abbotsford’s CIVL, Toronto’s CJRU teaming up on new website design

Pair of campus radio stations aiming to improve streaming services and freshen up look

Abbotsford’s CIVL-FM is teaming up with a Toronto radio station to launch a new website. (File photo)
The Fraser Valley Bandits and Ravens Brewing have launched a beer. (Submitted)

Fraser Valley Bandits, Ravens Brewing launch new beer

Heat Check is now available in stores in the Fraser Valley and Lower Mainland

The Fraser Valley Bandits and Ravens Brewing have launched a beer. (Submitted)
The Abbotsford Soccer Association recently received ‘Quality Soccer Provider’ status from Canada Soccer. (Facebook photo)

Abbotsford Soccer Association receives recognition from Canada Soccer

ASA granted ‘Quality Soccer Provider” standard by National program, return to play begins July 6

The Abbotsford Soccer Association recently received ‘Quality Soccer Provider’ status from Canada Soccer. (Facebook photo)
Abbotsford’s Columbia Bible College Bearcats volleyball and basketball teams will not suit up until 2021 at the earliest. (File photo)

Abbotsford’s Columbia Bible College Bearcats not returning in the fall

Pacwest announces cancellation of all fall sports, meaning local athletes have to wait till 2021

Abbotsford’s Columbia Bible College Bearcats volleyball and basketball teams will not suit up until 2021 at the earliest. (File photo)
Abbotsford’s Centennial Outdoor Pool will not re-open this summer. (Facebook photo)

Abbotsford’s Centennial Outdoor Pool will not re-open this summer

City officials cite operating costs and desire for indoor pools as reasons for decision

Abbotsford’s Centennial Outdoor Pool will not re-open this summer. (Facebook photo)
Fathers all across Abbotsford celebrated the big day on Sunday. (Submitted)

PHOTOS: Abbotsford celebrates Father’s Day

Local submit pictures to honour dad on his big day

Fathers all across Abbotsford celebrated the big day on Sunday. (Submitted)
Google Maps image showing the affected area in Abbotsford.

Power outage affecting over 300 residents in Abbotsford

Cable fault at 6:36 a.m., crews expected to arrive at 9:15 a.m.

Google Maps image showing the affected area in Abbotsford.
— The music video for Isaiah Faber’s (Powfu) “death bed (coffee for your head) ft. beabadoobee” was filmed mostly at Abbotsford Mill Lake Park. The song has over 440 million views on Spotify and the video has over 90 million views on Youtube. Screenshot from Youtube music video.

Mission artist’s songs one of the biggest hits in Fraser Valley history

Isaiah Faber’s ‘death bed (coffee for your head) ft. beabadoobee’ has over 440 million Spotify hits

— The music video for Isaiah Faber’s (Powfu) “death bed (coffee for your head) ft. beabadoobee” was filmed mostly at Abbotsford Mill Lake Park. The song has over 440 million views on Spotify and the video has over 90 million views on Youtube. Screenshot from Youtube music video.
Downtown Abbotsford murals have been featured in a new video. (YouTube)

VIDEO: Downtown Abbotsford murals featured

Historic Downtown Abbotsford YouTube channel showcases local murals

Downtown Abbotsford murals have been featured in a new video. (YouTube)
The Abbotsford Leadership Workshop occurs on Sunday. (Submitted)

Abbotsford Leadership Workshop set for Sunday

Event hosted by assistant fire chief Jeff Snider and life coach Suzanne Adams

The Abbotsford Leadership Workshop occurs on Sunday. (Submitted)
Workers clean up the oil spill in Abbotsford near Trans Mountain’s Sumas Pump Station on Saturday, June 13, 2020. (Shane MacKichan file photo)

Inclusion of Indigenous reps after a spill part of ‘reconciliation’: Suzuki Foundation

David Suzuki Foundation calls for transparency, inclusion of First Nations monitors after oil spills

Workers clean up the oil spill in Abbotsford near Trans Mountain’s Sumas Pump Station on Saturday, June 13, 2020. (Shane MacKichan file photo)