Abbotsford News Staff

Air quality advisory cancelled after nearly two weeks

Air quality advisory cancelled after nearly two weeks

Weather system has pushed smoked out of the region

Air quality advisory cancelled after nearly two weeks
Jaspreet Sidhu (IHIT handout)

UPDATE: 18-year-old Abbotsford shooting victim identified by police

Teen heard yelling ‘I’m dying! I’m dying!’ had to be removed from his car through apartment

Jaspreet Sidhu (IHIT handout)
UPDATE: New image of B.C. smoke from space taken today

UPDATE: New image of B.C. smoke from space taken today

NASA satellites capture images of the province up in smoke

UPDATE: New image of B.C. smoke from space taken today
A fire burned a large chunk of dry grass along Highway 1 at the Whatcom Road overpass. Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News

VIDEO: Grass fire extinguished along Highway 1 near Whatcom Road overpass

Two fires reportedly broke out along highway around noon

A fire burned a large chunk of dry grass along Highway 1 at the Whatcom Road overpass. Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News
Mac, a therapy dog at UFV in Abbotsford, has been deployed to Kamloops to help bring comfort to wildfire evacuees.

Mac the therapy dog gives comfort to wildfire evacuees

Golden retriever on deployment to Kamloops

Mac, a therapy dog at UFV in Abbotsford, has been deployed to Kamloops to help bring comfort to wildfire evacuees.
Abbotsford News contributor Baneet Braich was one of 47 participants who jumped from an airplane during the Leap of Faith event on Thursday.

VIDEO & SLIDESHOW: Leap of Faith skydiving event in Abbotsford

Eighth annual event raises money for the Cyrus Centre to assist youth

Abbotsford News contributor Baneet Braich was one of 47 participants who jumped from an airplane during the Leap of Faith event on Thursday.
Plastic bags, styrofoam can now be recycled at London Drugs

Plastic bags, styrofoam can now be recycled at London Drugs

Items not accepted curbside since Fraser Valley communities signed on with Recycle BC

Plastic bags, styrofoam can now be recycled at London Drugs
A video released by the group Animal Justice claims that workers at an Abbotsford facility were abusing chickens.

Animal rights group claims chickens abused at Fraser Valley farm

Footage taken by woman walking her dog on June 29 in Abbotsford

A video released by the group Animal Justice claims that workers at an Abbotsford facility were abusing chickens.
David Giles, former vice-president of the Kelowna Hells Angels chapter, died Saturday at Abbotsford Regional Hospital.

High-ranking Hells Angel dies in Abbotsford hospital

David Giles was vice-president of Kelowna HA chapter

David Giles, former vice-president of the Kelowna Hells Angels chapter, died Saturday at Abbotsford Regional Hospital.
Holiday weekend traffic backlog begins

Holiday weekend traffic backlog begins

Check out highway cams, border wait times and BC Ferries traffic.

Holiday weekend traffic backlog begins
Simulation training uses computerized mannequins to allow health care professionals to practise responding to life-and-death situations.  Submitted

VIDEO: Fake patients, real training: New lab to provide vital health care practice

Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation receives $370,250 donation to create simulation lab

Simulation training uses computerized mannequins to allow health care professionals to practise responding to life-and-death situations.  Submitted
Abbotsford International Airport. File photo

Abbotsford-to-Puerto Vallarta flights coming this winter

Sunwing to offer direct flights for vacation package customers

Abbotsford International Airport. File photo
Roadwork backs up traffic between Abbotsford and Chilliwack

Roadwork backs up traffic between Abbotsford and Chilliwack

Eastbound traffic down to one lane at Vedder Canal

Roadwork backs up traffic between Abbotsford and Chilliwack
A man “well known in the Fraser Valley for property crime” was arrested following a chase with Abbotsford Police early Wednesday morning.

Suspect arrested following early-morning chase with police

Man arrested following chase in east Abbotsford

A man “well known in the Fraser Valley for property crime” was arrested following a chase with Abbotsford Police early Wednesday morning.
Injured hiker prompts search and rescue effort

Injured hiker prompts search and rescue effort

Woman, in her 50s, hurt ankle while on hike

Injured hiker prompts search and rescue effort
UPDATE: UBC economist says election result unlikely to shift after absentee ballots counted

UPDATE: UBC economist says election result unlikely to shift after absentee ballots counted

Correction of BC Elections transcription error means neither NDP or BC Liberal likely to flip seats

UPDATE: UBC economist says election result unlikely to shift after absentee ballots counted
BC Rugby Club Finals coming to Abbotsford

BC Rugby Club Finals coming to Abbotsford

Exhibition Park hosting all nine men’s and women’s division championship matches

BC Rugby Club Finals coming to Abbotsford
A Chilliwack man has been arrested in connection with the theft of numerous catalytic converters across the Fraser Valley.

Man charged with thefts of catalytic converters

Almost 80 reported thefts in the Fraser Valley in last year

A Chilliwack man has been arrested in connection with the theft of numerous catalytic converters across the Fraser Valley.
Kariton Art Gallery features its latest exhibit starting on Saturday, April 22.

Latest exhibit opens at Kariton Art Gallery

Awakenings features opening reception on Saturday in Abbotsford

Kariton Art Gallery features its latest exhibit starting on Saturday, April 22.
Crews were on the scene of a house fire Tuesday morning on Hyatt Place in Abbotsford. Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News

VIDEO: Quick-thinking neighbour tends to house fire

Incident takes place Tuesday morning on Hyatt Place in Abbotsford

Crews were on the scene of a house fire Tuesday morning on Hyatt Place in Abbotsford. Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News
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