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The Abbotsford Centre and Chilliwack Coliseum can now host 100 per cent capacity events. (File photos)

Abbotsford Centre, Chilliwack Coliseum now open to 100 per cent capacity

Fraser Health has lifted the indoor venue restrictions that were originally put in place on Sept. 28

 

Mark Strahl joined the Fraser Valley Angling Guides Association in delivering flood cleanup kits donated by GlobalMedic to those experiencing localized flooding issues in the Fraser Valley. (Mark Strahl/ Facebook)

‘Selfless and heroic actions’ taken by Fraser Valley residents during flood, says MP

Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl tells House of Commons about positive stories during flooding

 

Sheldon Dries recorded the first hat trick in Abbotsford Canucks on Wednesday (Dec. 1). Dries now has 12 goals in 16 games this season. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Abbotsford Canucks win three of four on home stand

American Hockey League club battling for positioning in tough Pacific Division

 

Riverside Street between Townshipline and Hallert roads was blocked off Sunday (Dec. 5), as investigators collected evidence following the discovery of human remains in a car fire. (Facebook photo)

Homicide team now investigating after human remains found in torched car in Abbotsford

Body discovered early Sunday morning after blaze extinguished on Riverside Street

Riverside Street between Townshipline and Hallert roads was blocked off Sunday (Dec. 5), as investigators collected evidence following the discovery of human remains in a car fire. (Facebook photo)
Photo taken of the damage to a section of Highway 11, and shared to social media on Nov. 15 by Abbotsford Police.

Highway 11 reopens between Abbotsford and Mission

Busy transit route has been closed since Nov. 15; single lane in both directions now open

Photo taken of the damage to a section of Highway 11, and shared to social media on Nov. 15 by Abbotsford Police.
Alice Cooper is back at the Abbotsford Centre on April 16, 2021. (File photo)

Alice Cooper announces Abbotsford return

Legendary rocker set for Abbotsford Centre return on April 16

Alice Cooper is back at the Abbotsford Centre on April 16, 2021. (File photo)
Riverside Street between Townshipline and Hallert roads is blocked off, as investigators collect evidence. Facebook photo

Human remains found after vehicle fire extinguished on rural Abbotsford road

Riverside Street closed between Hallert Road and Townshipline Road

Riverside Street between Townshipline and Hallert roads is blocked off, as investigators collect evidence. Facebook photo
An Abbotsford woman created this painting and auctioned it off as a way to help raise money for the Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund. (Shaina Conn Instagram)

Abbotsford woman raises close to $1,000 for flood relief with cow painting

Sumas Prairie resident Shaina Conn’s creation captures moment of heroism during floods

An Abbotsford woman created this painting and auctioned it off as a way to help raise money for the Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund. (Shaina Conn Instagram)
Huntingdon Village in the area of Second Avenue and Boundary Road on Nov. 30, 2021. (Photos by Andrew Holota/Black Press Media)

Evacuation order rescinded for Huntingdon Village in Abbotsford

Residents can go back to area, but must be prepared to be evacuated again

Huntingdon Village in the area of Second Avenue and Boundary Road on Nov. 30, 2021. (Photos by Andrew Holota/Black Press Media)
Highway 1 has been blocked with a tiger dam since Sunday, preventing travel between Abbotsford and Chilliwack. (APD photo)

Teachers bused, using other accommodations to deal with highway issues in Fraser Valley

Highway closure has led Abbotsford and Chilliwack teachers to use shuttle or stay in hotels

Highway 1 has been blocked with a tiger dam since Sunday, preventing travel between Abbotsford and Chilliwack. (APD photo)
The Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau Fraser Valley Toy Drive – coming up Dec. 11 at 360 Collision Centres in Abbotsford – was organized in response to recent flooding. (Contributed photo)

Toy drive to help flood-ravaged cities in joint effort by Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau

Dec. 11 event aimed at ensuring every kid has something under the tree at Christmas

The Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau Fraser Valley Toy Drive – coming up Dec. 11 at 360 Collision Centres in Abbotsford – was organized in response to recent flooding. (Contributed photo)
With his Pittsburgh Steelers struggling, Chase Claypool was asked how the team might pick up the pace at practice. His suggestion wasn’t well received by his head coach and a veteran teammate. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool has ‘more music’ suggestion shot down by Pittsburgh Steelers coach

Claypool suggested that having music playing at practices might help the team up its tempo

With his Pittsburgh Steelers struggling, Chase Claypool was asked how the team might pick up the pace at practice. His suggestion wasn’t well received by his head coach and a veteran teammate. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
Local berry and vegetable growers have faced severe flooding during the recent extreme weather to rock the Fraser Valley. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Disastrous flooding likely to set Fraser Valley food growers back many years

Berry and vegetable farmers devastated by extreme weather, recovery could cost billions

Local berry and vegetable growers have faced severe flooding during the recent extreme weather to rock the Fraser Valley. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Sandbags in Huntingdon Village keep floodwaters from topping the railway tracks in the area of Second Avenue and Boundary Road on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Water levels rising in Abbotsford’s Huntingdon Village

Floodwaters continue to increase in southern Abbotsford neighbourhood on Monday afternoon

Sandbags in Huntingdon Village keep floodwaters from topping the railway tracks in the area of Second Avenue and Boundary Road on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
A mudslide has led to evacuation orders for seven properties in the Forest Ridge neighbourhood on Whatcom Road. (Andy Holota/Black Press)

VIDEO: Mudslide leads to evacuation orders on Abbotsford’s Whatcom Road

Seven units in Forest Ridge neighbourhood issued evacuation orders on Sunday

A mudslide has led to evacuation orders for seven properties in the Forest Ridge neighbourhood on Whatcom Road. (Andy Holota/Black Press)
Water rises near Highway 1 between Abbotsford and Chilliwack. (Photo/B.C. Ministry of Transportation)

Hwy. 1 between Chilliwack and Abbotsford closed due to flooding threat

Ministry of Transportation officially closes highway at 5 p.m.

Water rises near Highway 1 between Abbotsford and Chilliwack. (Photo/B.C. Ministry of Transportation)
Tractors at a Huntingdon business flooded by the rainstorm. Andy Holota / Black Press Media photo.
Tractors at a Huntingdon business flooded by the rainstorm. Andy Holota / Black Press Media photo.
Localized flooding in Huntingdon at approximately 10:30 a.m., Nov. 28. Patrick Penner / Mission Record photo.

City of Sumas sounds flood siren, Nooksack flowing into Abbotsford

City warns short amount of time before all roads to Sumas close

Localized flooding in Huntingdon at approximately 10:30 a.m., Nov. 28. Patrick Penner / Mission Record photo.
The Abbotsford Canucks have announced the Season of Giving promotion for the club’s next six games, which will help benefit local charities. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Abbotsford Canucks announce Teddy Bear Toss as part of Season of Giving

Next six home games will see AHL team support several local charities hit hard by flooding

The Abbotsford Canucks have announced the Season of Giving promotion for the club’s next six games, which will help benefit local charities. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)
MSAR's Joe Takenaka stands at the front of a rescue boat Monday night, Nov. 15. Most of the 16 members who attended that first day over 20-hour shifts. Photo courtesy of MSAR.

PHOTOS: Mission Search and Rescue volunteers detail ‘surreal’ Sumas flood operations

20 MSAR members put in 770 man hours over 3 days rescuing people trapped in Abbotsford

MSAR's Joe Takenaka stands at the front of a rescue boat Monday night, Nov. 15. Most of the 16 members who attended that first day over 20-hour shifts. Photo courtesy of MSAR.