Abbotsford News Staff

The Abbotsford campus of University of the Fraser Valley. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

UFV receives $90K in scholarship funding for STEM programs

University of the Fraser Valley among 10 schools receiving total of $3.75M

The Abbotsford campus of University of the Fraser Valley. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
If you are a producer and want your flock safe, follow the guidelines to avoid Avian Influenza or bird flu. (Angie Mindus/Black Press file)

Avian flu detected in birds at commercial farm in Abbotsford

This is the first case in the Fraser Valley as H5N1 virus spreads across province

If you are a producer and want your flock safe, follow the guidelines to avoid Avian Influenza or bird flu. (Angie Mindus/Black Press file)
Fraser Health staff at Abbotsford Regional Hospital pose with the new Vyntus Pulmonary Function Testing System. (Submitted/Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation)

New $70,000 pulmonary function machine installed at Abbotsford hospital thanks to TB Vets

Machine replaces aging equipment, helping deal with lengthy waitlist for respiratory health patients

Fraser Health staff at Abbotsford Regional Hospital pose with the new Vyntus Pulmonary Function Testing System. (Submitted/Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation)
Dr. Satwinder Bains of the UFV South Asian Studies Institute MP and federal NDP party leader Jagmeet Singh attend the recent launch of the South Asian Canadian Legacy Project. (Photo by Darren McDonald, UFV)

UFV project brings awareness to South Asian history and contributions

South Asian Canadian Legacy Project in Abbotsford launched with $1.14 million from province

Dr. Satwinder Bains of the UFV South Asian Studies Institute MP and federal NDP party leader Jagmeet Singh attend the recent launch of the South Asian Canadian Legacy Project. (Photo by Darren McDonald, UFV)
The BC Classic and Custom Car Show returns to Tradex in Abbotsford from April 15 to 17 after a two-year absence due to the pandemic. (Abbotsford News file photo)

BC Classic and Custom Car Show returns to Abbotsford

Event features more than 250 cars on display from April 15 to 17 at Tradex

The BC Classic and Custom Car Show returns to Tradex in Abbotsford from April 15 to 17 after a two-year absence due to the pandemic. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Monik Jaura graduated from UFV in 2021. This year, UFV is launching a three-day campaign to help support students with more scholarships. (UFV image)

UFV aims to establish 22 awards for 22 deserving students in 2022 in 72-hour campaign

University celebrates 48th anniversary with three days of giving for student scholarships

Monik Jaura graduated from UFV in 2021. This year, UFV is launching a three-day campaign to help support students with more scholarships. (UFV image)
Dr. Joanne MacLean has been appointed for a second term as president and vice chancellor of the University of the Fraser Valley, a term that will run until June 2028.

Dr. Joanne MacLean reappointed as president and vice-chancellor of UFV

Board found strong support for MacLean when consulting with university’s various stakeholders

Dr. Joanne MacLean has been appointed for a second term as president and vice chancellor of the University of the Fraser Valley, a term that will run until June 2028.
The Fraser Valley Watermedia Society normally holds its art shows in person, but once again its spring show is being held online, starting May 1. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Fraser Valley Watermedia Society spring show returns online starting May 1

Show runs for the entire month of May and features a number of paintings from local artists

The Fraser Valley Watermedia Society normally holds its art shows in person, but once again its spring show is being held online, starting May 1. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Google Maps screenshot taken at 1:45 p.m. March 27.

TRAFFIC: Crash at 248th St. in Langley slowing westbound Highway 1 commuters

Crash was first reported just before 1:30 p.m.

Google Maps screenshot taken at 1:45 p.m. March 27.
A basket with wine and Abbotsford Canucks tickets is among the more than 100 items up for bid in an online silent auction running until April 3 in support of the BC Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation.

Online auction supports Abbotsford-based BC Agriculture in the Classroom

Event underway until April 3, with proceeds supporting agriculture and food education

A basket with wine and Abbotsford Canucks tickets is among the more than 100 items up for bid in an online silent auction running until April 3 in support of the BC Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation.
The Pacific Agriculture Show will be held at Tradex March 31 to April 2. (Submitted photo)

2022 Pacific Agriculture Show supports rebuilding of agricultural community

First-ever beer garden, food trucks all part of three-day event at Abbotsford’s Tradex

The Pacific Agriculture Show will be held at Tradex March 31 to April 2. (Submitted photo)
Arrowsmith Search and Rescue helped evacuate residents impacted by the flooding on Martindale Road on Monday, Nov. 15. (Michael Briones photo)

14 B.C. First Nations and communities receiving funds to create new evacuation plans

Disasters in 2021 proved importance of evacuating people quickly in large-scale emergency situations

Arrowsmith Search and Rescue helped evacuate residents impacted by the flooding on Martindale Road on Monday, Nov. 15. (Michael Briones photo)
University of the Fraser Valley Theatre presents William Shakespeare’s Pericles, opening on March 24 at the Abbotsford campus. (UFV photo)

UFV theatre in Abbotsford presents Pericles by Shakespeare

Production opens Thursday, March 24 for 6 in-person shows and 2 Zoom performances

University of the Fraser Valley Theatre presents William Shakespeare’s Pericles, opening on March 24 at the Abbotsford campus. (UFV photo)
The diking system on Sumas Prairie in Abbotsford is among future infrastructure upgrades that are estimated to cost $3 billion, according to the city. Several breaches to the system, which have since been repaired, occurred during the November 2021 floods. (Photo: Abbotsford Police Department)

B.C. and Washington to work together on Nooksack flooding initiative

Initiative will work on both sides of border to address flood prevention and response

The diking system on Sumas Prairie in Abbotsford is among future infrastructure upgrades that are estimated to cost $3 billion, according to the city. Several breaches to the system, which have since been repaired, occurred during the November 2021 floods. (Photo: Abbotsford Police Department)
Therapy dog Sophie with her owner Barbara at the Abbotsford COVID-19 Immunization Clinic. (St. John Ambulance photo)

St. John Ambulance Therapy dogs soothe nerves while working at Abbotsford COVID clinic

Wagging tails and puppy kisses greet visitors and staff at Fraser Health immunization clinic

Therapy dog Sophie with her owner Barbara at the Abbotsford COVID-19 Immunization Clinic. (St. John Ambulance photo)
Recipients of the Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards were announced Thursday (March 10) at an awards ceremony in Abbotsford. (Urban Fig Photography)

Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards presented in 6 categories

Recipients at awards ceremony are from Abbotsford, Langley and Chilliwack

Recipients of the Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards were announced Thursday (March 10) at an awards ceremony in Abbotsford. (Urban Fig Photography)
People queue to receive hot food in the improvised bomb shelter in Mariupol, Ukraine, Monday, March 7, 2022. University of the Fraser Valley is holding a panel discussion on Friday, March 11 on the Ukraine crisis. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)

UFV hosts online panel on Russia-Ukraine conflict

Session on Friday, March 11 features faculty discussing variety of issues

People queue to receive hot food in the improvised bomb shelter in Mariupol, Ukraine, Monday, March 7, 2022. University of the Fraser Valley is holding a panel discussion on Friday, March 11 on the Ukraine crisis. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
Fraser Valley-based artist Deb Silver is currently featured at The Reach Gallery Museum, with a solo exhibition titled Feet Deep in Wet Earth and Watery Pools, on view now until April 7.

Fraser Valley nature photographer to discuss methods in online artist talk

Deb Silver’s solo exhibition, Deep in Wet Earth and Watery Pools, is at The Reach in Abbotsford

Fraser Valley-based artist Deb Silver is currently featured at The Reach Gallery Museum, with a solo exhibition titled Feet Deep in Wet Earth and Watery Pools, on view now until April 7.
Joe Wieler, Trina Enns and Connie Siebert in Enns’ kitchen. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford church helped single mother return home after devastating flood

Church worked with Mennonite Disaster Service Canada to make things right for mom and her children

Joe Wieler, Trina Enns and Connie Siebert in Enns’ kitchen. (Submitted photo)
(Metro Creative image)

Weekly sessions on sustainability offered by UFV in Chilliwack, Abbotsford and online

March for Sustainability series aims to educate and engage with weekly sessions

(Metro Creative image)