Tyler Olsen

Police seized nearly 200 kilograms of methamphetamine Sunday after a pair of men allegedly crossed the U.S.-Canada border illegally with an ATV and a trailer in Abbotsford.

Police seize nearly 200 kg of meth near U.S. border in Abbotsford

Police say meth seizure is likely one of the largest in Canadian history

Police seized nearly 200 kilograms of methamphetamine Sunday after a pair of men allegedly crossed the U.S.-Canada border illegally with an ATV and a trailer in Abbotsford.
A woman holds a sign reading “Hold Police Accountable” near police officers watching as thousands of people gather for a peaceful demonstration in support of George Floyd and Regis Korchinski-Paquet and protest against racism, injustice and police brutality, in Vancouver, on Sunday, May 31, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Black, Indigenous people report misconduct by B.C.’s municipal police forces twice as often as others

Black, Indigenous and Middle Eastern people filed 20 per cent of all complaints with the OPCC

A woman holds a sign reading “Hold Police Accountable” near police officers watching as thousands of people gather for a peaceful demonstration in support of George Floyd and Regis Korchinski-Paquet and protest against racism, injustice and police brutality, in Vancouver, on Sunday, May 31, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Chilliwack brewery eyes downtown Abbotsford location

Chilliwack brewery eyes downtown Abbotsford location

Old Yale Brewing wants to operate a brewery and tasting room in Abbotsford’s historic downtown

Chilliwack brewery eyes downtown Abbotsford location
Police watchdog investigating after Abbotsford man seriously injured during arrest

Police watchdog investigating after Abbotsford man seriously injured during arrest

Abbotsford police used ‘less lethal firearm’ and dog in arrest of man believed to have gun

Police watchdog investigating after Abbotsford man seriously injured during arrest
The Supreme Court has ruled that Abbotsford needs a new French-language school and that Chilliwack’s currently doesn’t meet the needs of its students.                                Jessica Peters/Black Press

Supreme Court orders new French-language school for Abbotsford, improved one for Chilliwack

A French-only elementary school must be built in Abbotsford, court ordered in landmark ruling

The Supreme Court has ruled that Abbotsford needs a new French-language school and that Chilliwack’s currently doesn’t meet the needs of its students.                                Jessica Peters/Black Press
The Fraser East health region – which includes Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Mission and Hope – has become B.C.’s nexus for COVID-19 transmission.

Fraser East health region has become B.C.’s COVID-19 hotspot

Region that includes Chilliwack and Abbotsford saw more than one-third of new cases in mid-June

The Fraser East health region – which includes Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Mission and Hope – has become B.C.’s nexus for COVID-19 transmission.
COLUMN: Why you probably agree with the Black Lives Matter slogan, even if you think you don’t

COLUMN: Why you probably agree with the Black Lives Matter slogan, even if you think you don’t

‘Systemic racism’ isn’t complicated. It means a child’s skin colour affects their likelihood to prosper.

COLUMN: Why you probably agree with the Black Lives Matter slogan, even if you think you don’t
$25 million Fraser Valley highway project 18 months behind schedule

$25 million Fraser Valley highway project 18 months behind schedule

Ministry says information security protocols have ‘evolved’ since construction on project wrapped up

$25 million Fraser Valley highway project 18 months behind schedule
Mission Institution. Kevin Mills / Mission City Record.

Mission prison COVID-19 outbreak declared over

Dr. Bonnie Henry hails work done to halt outbreak, which saw more than 130 people contract COVID-19

Mission Institution. Kevin Mills / Mission City Record.
Eleven cases now linked to COVID-19 outbreak at Abbotsford hospital

Eleven cases now linked to COVID-19 outbreak at Abbotsford hospital

COVID-19 outbreak at Abbotsford Regional Hospital was first declared last Friday

Eleven cases now linked to COVID-19 outbreak at Abbotsford hospital
Abbotsford Regional Hospital

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Abbotsford Regional Hospital

Six staff and one patient have tested positive for virus

Abbotsford Regional Hospital
The Fraser Valley Express runs between Chilliwack and Langley’s Carvolth bus exchange.

COVID-19 derails bus connection between Fraser Valley cities and SkyTrain

BC Transit had planned to extend Fraser Valley Express to Burnaby’s Lougheed Station in 2021

The Fraser Valley Express runs between Chilliwack and Langley’s Carvolth bus exchange.
COVID-19 outbreak at Worthington rehab unit in Abbotsford declared over

COVID-19 outbreak at Worthington rehab unit in Abbotsford declared over

Three people died and 16 people contracted virus at Fraser Health facility

COVID-19 outbreak at Worthington rehab unit in Abbotsford declared over
Beloved Abbotsford grandpas perish from COVID-19, families decry lack of communication from care facility

Beloved Abbotsford grandpas perish from COVID-19, families decry lack of communication from care facility

Raghbir Singh Dosanjh and Ronald Young died in April after stays in Worthington Pavilion’s rehab unit

Beloved Abbotsford grandpas perish from COVID-19, families decry lack of communication from care facility
The city has told the owners of a Juniper Crescent house to tear down the building.

Owner of raccoon-infested Abbotsford house told to tear down building

Cost to demolish dilapidated Abbotsford home would be tacked onto owners’ property taxes

The city has told the owners of a Juniper Crescent house to tear down the building.
Fraser Health’s chief medical health officer says proper hygiene, distancing and curtains can allow patients suspected of having COVID-19 to remain safely in the same rooms as other patients until a diagnosis is confirmed. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Curtain barriers allow suspected COVID patients to share care-home rooms with others, Fraser Health says

Provincial and federal guidelines say symptomatic patients should get their own rooms, when possible

Fraser Health’s chief medical health officer says proper hygiene, distancing and curtains can allow patients suspected of having COVID-19 to remain safely in the same rooms as other patients until a diagnosis is confirmed. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Three people injured after three motorcycle crashes in three hours in Abbotsford

Three people injured after three motorcycle crashes in three hours in Abbotsford

Police urge motorcyclists and drivers to take care after trio of collisions on Thursday

Three people injured after three motorcycle crashes in three hours in Abbotsford
Senior’s death prompt questions about scale of COVID-19 outbreak at Abbotsford care facility

Senior’s death prompt questions about scale of COVID-19 outbreak at Abbotsford care facility

Doctors told family Ervin Friedenstab died of COVID-19 contracted at Worthington Pavilion

Senior’s death prompt questions about scale of COVID-19 outbreak at Abbotsford care facility
Scott Janzen’s 28,000 free-range and free-run chickens produce tens of thousands of eggs every day. Janzen and fellow egg-producers are also donating thousands of eggs to the local food bank. Submitted

COVID-19 has left a glut of small eggs, so farmers are giving thousands to Abbotsford’s food bank

‘We’re still employed, so how can we help our community?”

Scott Janzen’s 28,000 free-range and free-run chickens produce tens of thousands of eggs every day. Janzen and fellow egg-producers are also donating thousands of eggs to the local food bank. Submitted
COLUMN: We can all do more – until we can’t. Thank you for doing what you can.

COLUMN: We can all do more – until we can’t. Thank you for doing what you can.

Stressed? Anxious? Laid off? Working? Unhappy? Bored? Thanks for carrying on.

COLUMN: We can all do more – until we can’t. Thank you for doing what you can.