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Members of the Fraser Basin Council’s youth program “Co-Creating a Sustainable BC.” Submitted photo.

Fraser Basin Council invites local youth to environmental-policy program

Applications for ‘Co-Creating a Sustainable BC’ program have July 19 deadline

Members of the Fraser Basin Council’s youth program “Co-Creating a Sustainable BC.” Submitted photo.
Chelsei Gray (second from right) holding up a medal she won at the 2017 North American Indigenous Games. Screenshots from ISPARC Youtube video.

VIDEO: Scowlitz kayak star awarded Indigenous-youth sports award by province

Chelsei Gray, 17, took home 3 medals at 2017 North American Indigenous Games

Chelsei Gray (second from right) holding up a medal she won at the 2017 North American Indigenous Games. Screenshots from ISPARC Youtube video.
The yellow areas are the properties surrounding Nicomen island that will receive an evacuation alert. FVRD image.

High water levels prompt evacuation alert for properties along the Fraser River

Mission’s gauge read 5.52 metres at 10:18 a.m. this morning, June 25

The yellow areas are the properties surrounding Nicomen island that will receive an evacuation alert. FVRD image.
Coquihalla Highway. Wikimedia Commons photo.

Province’s $1.2-million fence project to keep wildlife off Coquihalla Highway begins next week

Coquihalla Highway sees approximately 160 vehicle-wildlife collisions each year

Coquihalla Highway. Wikimedia Commons photo.
Google Maps screenshot taken at 7:29 a.m., June 19.

Morning crash slowing westbound Highway 1 traffic in Langley

Vehicles blocked at 232nd Street in Langley, car was on fire

Google Maps screenshot taken at 7:29 a.m., June 19.
Deroche Elementary’s principal, Michael Abercrombie, collecting the weekly donation of food from the Deroche General Store. Tracy & Ben Driessen, the store owners, have been heavily supporting the school program for a decade. / Submitted Photo

Deroche General Store lends a helping hand

Local business supports community, school programs

Deroche Elementary’s principal, Michael Abercrombie, collecting the weekly donation of food from the Deroche General Store. Tracy & Ben Driessen, the store owners, have been heavily supporting the school program for a decade. / Submitted Photo
The music video for Isaiah Faber’s (Powfu) “death bed (coffee for your head)” 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.

Coffee for your head: Popular song has strong ties to Lower Mainland

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)” 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.
A screenshot of Mill Lake from the Shutter Speed Network’s timelapse video of Abbotsford.

VIDEO: Timelapse capturing landscapes in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Mission

Fraser Valley hot spots filmed by Shutter Speed Network Youtube channel

A screenshot of Mill Lake from the Shutter Speed Network’s timelapse video of Abbotsford.
Ex Prospera Credit Union staff describe layoffs as ‘purge’ following merger with Westminster Savings

Ex Prospera Credit Union staff describe layoffs as ‘purge’ following merger with Westminster Savings

Staff claim being misled prior to merge vote; company using COVID-19 as excuse for cuts

Ex Prospera Credit Union staff describe layoffs as ‘purge’ following merger with Westminster Savings
The young boy on a stretcher surrounded by emergency health workers prior to being airlifted to hospital. The crash happened just after 3 p.m., June 11 on Sumas Mountain. Shane MacKichan photo.

Young boy airlifted out of Abbotsford following bike crash in Sumas Mountain woods

Boy appears to have suffered serious injuries, intubated by paramedics prior to airlift

The young boy on a stretcher surrounded by emergency health workers prior to being airlifted to hospital. The crash happened just after 3 p.m., June 11 on Sumas Mountain. Shane MacKichan photo.
The crash occurred just before the Bradner Road overpass around noon. Google Maps screenshot taken at 12:25 p.m.

Eastbound crash on Highway 1 in Abbotsford causing heavy traffic

Crash site just before Bradner Road, emergency crews blocking left lane

The crash occurred just before the Bradner Road overpass around noon. Google Maps screenshot taken at 12:25 p.m.
Mission RCMP request public’s help locating missing man

Mission RCMP request public’s help locating missing man

Wesley Holdsworth was last seen in Mission on June 9

Mission RCMP request public’s help locating missing man
Mission RCMP units on scene at the property on Dewdney Trunk Road. Shane MacKichan photo.

VIDEO: Mission shooting sends man to hospital with multiple gunshot wounds

Suspect arrested; shooter knew the victim and not gang related, Mission RCMP say

Mission RCMP units on scene at the property on Dewdney Trunk Road. Shane MacKichan photo.
Run for Water: Abbotsford man raises $100,000 running 100-mile marathon

Run for Water: Abbotsford man raises $100,000 running 100-mile marathon

Kevin Barata ran up and down Ledgeview Trails 32 times, exceeding elevation of Mt. Everest

Run for Water: Abbotsford man raises $100,000 running 100-mile marathon
Abbotsford police officers standing in front of the train line on Maclure Road, where a person was struck at around 7 p.m., June 4. Shane MacKichan photo.

VIDEO: Homeless person struck by freight train in Abbotsford

Victim required airlift to hospital, MacLure Road shut down for hours

Abbotsford police officers standing in front of the train line on Maclure Road, where a person was struck at around 7 p.m., June 4. Shane MacKichan photo.
Prospera Credit Union, headquartered in Abbotsford, and Westminster Savings Credit Union, based in Surrey, were given approval for a proposed merger in September 2019. (Google Street View)

Prospera Credit Union, Westminster Savings lay off over 100 staff following historic merge

2020 merger was largest credit-union merger in Canadian history

Prospera Credit Union, headquartered in Abbotsford, and Westminster Savings Credit Union, based in Surrey, were given approval for a proposed merger in September 2019. (Google Street View)
Photo taken from Google Maps.

Fraser Health declares COVID-19 outbreak at Abbotsford fruit processing plant

Five employees at Nature’s Touch test positive, facility voluntarily closed until May 25

Photo taken from Google Maps.
University of Fraser Valley’s fall semester to be ‘nearly all’ online

University of Fraser Valley’s fall semester to be ‘nearly all’ online

Most courses which cannot be conducted online to be deferred to January 2021

University of Fraser Valley’s fall semester to be ‘nearly all’ online
Will Vader, seen on the left wearing the green shirt, pulled the woman and her baby from the car minutes before it burst into flames. Facebook photo.

VIDEO: Good Samaritans save woman, baby from burning Highway 1 wreck in Abbotsford

Jeep burst into flames minutes after roll-over crash caused by road rage

Will Vader, seen on the left wearing the green shirt, pulled the woman and her baby from the car minutes before it burst into flames. Facebook photo.
Video submitted by Cara Mckenzie.

VIDEO: Black bear hops backyard fence to say hello to Abbotsford family

Video taken from house on Applewood Drive on Sumas Mountain

Video submitted by Cara Mckenzie.