Tyler Olsen

Low flood risk good news for Fraser Valley mosquito haters

Forecasts suggest ‘a relatively normal year’ for timing and abundance of pests

Agreement made to preserve Sumas burial site in Abbotsford

Area around Lightning Rock used to bury dead after epidemic

Unreliable ER patient surveys prompt overhaul

B.C. health officials are working on new patient experience surveys after doctors found data from previous surveys to be unreliable.

Highway widening through Abbotsford to come after Langley project: MLA

The widening of Highway 1 through Abbotsford will start once work is completed through Langley, Abbotsford South MLA Darryl Plecas says.

Abbotsford drivers getting ‘gouged’ at pump: Mayor

Industry analyst says price gaps between municipalities common, result of market forces.

Death of woman who was sent home from ARH emergency room prompts questions

Mary Louis Murphy, 56, visited ER Jan. 30 complaining of chest pain. She was sent home and died in her sleep the following night.

Tobacco retailer inspections down dramatically

As Health Minister muses about raising smoking age, the number of retailer inspections has dropped 46% over three years in Fraser Health

Wandering assisted-living residents prompts Fraser Health review

Fifteen residents were reported missing or wandering in health region last year, more than rest of province combined.

Abbotsford Regional to get ER space for mental health patients

Officials hope space will both increase security and reduce congestion at ARH.

Overall UFV payroll doesn’t budge

President and provost see modest pay bumps from previous year

Fraser Health says more info needed on incinerator health risks

Health authority backs Fraser Valley Regional District's call investigation into health effects of trash-burning facility on valley's air.

Consumers turning to specialty eggs

Production of free-run, free-range and organic eggs jumps 19 per cent in last year.

Fraser Valley police forces seek to stamp out property crime increase

Team of Abbotsford, Chilliwack and Mission officers to push for stiffer sentences for offenders who refuse help leaving criminal lifestyle.

Bible distribution in Abbotsford schools draws criticism

Students get Bibles after returning consent cards handed out by teachers.

Toy Run organizers say costly government demands jeopardize future of event

Hundreds of motorcyclists expected to take part in the 29th annual Fraser Valley Toy Run this weekend.

Fraser Valley prison guards take political stance

Union urging voters to not support Conservatives in federal election

Avian influenza confirmed at third and fourth farms in Abbotsford and Chilliwack

Strain identified as highly pathogenic and 'very contagious' H5N2.

UPDATE: Turkeys to be destroyed after avian flu hits Abbotsford farm

Birds at dozens of local farms in "surveillance zone" to be tested.