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The grounds of Fraser Valley Institution, located on King Road in Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Women’s prison in Abbotsford declares COVID-19 outbreak

11 inmates have so far tested positive at Fraser Valley Institution

 

UFV’s Maddy Gobeil had a strong weekend against the UBCO Heat. (Dan Kinvig/UFV Athletics)

UFV Cascades earn weekend split against UBCO Heat

Women lose for the first time in 2022-23, men’s games postponed

 

Traevon Desjarlais-Chalifoux, 17, was found dead in a closet of an Abbotsford group home in September 2020 after being reported missing four days earlier. His mother testified on the first day of a coroners’ inquest into his death on Nov. 28, 2022. (Credit: GoFundMe)

Mother of Cree teen who died in Abbotsford group home testifies at coroners’ inquest

Traevon Desjarlais found four days after reported missing in 2020

 

The Abbotsford 55-Plus Games are scheduled to run from Aug. 22 to 26, 2023.

Sports announced for Abbotsford 55-Plus BC Games

Games run from Aug. 22 to 26, 2023 in locations in and around Abbotsford

The Abbotsford 55-Plus Games are scheduled to run from Aug. 22 to 26, 2023.
The new Abbotsford Lululemon location is set to open on Friday (Nov. 25). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford’s Lululemon grand opening set for Black Friday

New location at Highstreet Shopping Centre is located beside American Eagle

The new Abbotsford Lululemon location is set to open on Friday (Nov. 25). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Marshmello (left) and The Offspring both perform at different venues in Abbotsford on Saturday (Nov. 26).

Abbotsford transforming into live music destination on Saturday

The Offspring performing in Abbotsford on Saturday, Marshmello now cancelled

Marshmello (left) and The Offspring both perform at different venues in Abbotsford on Saturday (Nov. 26).
UFV’s Maddy Gobeil had a good weekend with games of 14 and 17 points against UNBC. (Dan Kinvig/UFV Athletics)

UFV Cascades women’s basketball team extend unbeaten start to 6-0

Women post pair of wins over UNBC, men earn split with Timberwolves

UFV’s Maddy Gobeil had a good weekend with games of 14 and 17 points against UNBC. (Dan Kinvig/UFV Athletics)
Gene Lahrkamp of Trail, a fugitive who was wanted for the killing of Abbotsford gangster Jimi Sandhu in Thailand, was killed in a plane crash April 30 in Ontario.

2 wanted B.C. men died in Ontario plane crash due to inexperienced pilot, poor visibility

Investigations found that the plane was overloaded and the pilot was not certified to fly in the adverse conditions

Gene Lahrkamp of Trail, a fugitive who was wanted for the killing of Abbotsford gangster Jimi Sandhu in Thailand, was killed in a plane crash April 30 in Ontario.
UFV’s Natalie Rathler guards a Bisons player close during Canada West action on Saturday (Nov. 12). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

UFV Cascades women’s basketball team run record to 4-0

Women sweep Manitoba over the weekend, men drop pair of games

UFV’s Natalie Rathler guards a Bisons player close during Canada West action on Saturday (Nov. 12). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Jake Virtanen has signed a two-year deal with a club in the Swiss League. (EHC Visp photo)

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen signs two-year deal with Swiss League hockey team

Former Vancouver Canucks draft pick inks deal with EHC Visp

Jake Virtanen has signed a two-year deal with a club in the Swiss League. (EHC Visp photo)
UFV’s Dylan Kinley goes up for a block during Canada West action in Edmonton on Saturday (Nov. 5). (Eduardo Perez/MacEwan Athletics)

UFV Cascades basketball teams sweep Griffins in Edmonton

Cascades hosting Abbotsford home opener on Friday against Manitoba

UFV’s Dylan Kinley goes up for a block during Canada West action in Edmonton on Saturday (Nov. 5). (Eduardo Perez/MacEwan Athletics)
The BC Lions are offering bus rides for fans from the Fraser Valley and Interior to Sunday’s playoff game. (BC Lions photo)

BC Lions offering Fraser Valley fans bus rides to Sunday’s playoff game

Fans from Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Langley Hope, Merritt and Kamloops can purchase bus ride

The BC Lions are offering bus rides for fans from the Fraser Valley and Interior to Sunday’s playoff game. (BC Lions photo)
Chilliwack’s Deanna Tuchscherer will be a key player for the UFV Cascades women’s basketball team this season. (UFV Cascades photo)

UFV Cascades women’s basketball team ranked second in coaches preseason poll

Canada West coaches have Cascades ranked at number two, men ranked at 12

Chilliwack’s Deanna Tuchscherer will be a key player for the UFV Cascades women’s basketball team this season. (UFV Cascades photo)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool has been traded to the Chicago Bears. (NFL photo)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool traded to the Chicago Bears

Pittsburgh Steelers trade Abbotsford Senior Secondary School grad for a second round draft pick

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool has been traded to the Chicago Bears. (NFL photo)
The Silver Gloves event occurs at Abbotsford's Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre from Friday (Nov. 4) to Sunday (Nov. 6).

Silver Gloves boxing event returning to Abbotsford’s Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre

Boxing BC sanctioned tournament runs from Friday (Nov. 4) to Sunday (Nov. 6)

The Silver Gloves event occurs at Abbotsford's Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre from Friday (Nov. 4) to Sunday (Nov. 6).
UFV’s Nicolas Burret battles for the ball during Canada West playoff action in Calgary on Saturday (Oct. 29). (UFV Cascades photo)

UFV Cascades men’s soccer teams falls in extra time to Mount Royal Cougars

Cascades lose in Canada West quarterfinals in Calgary on Saturday

UFV’s Nicolas Burret battles for the ball during Canada West playoff action in Calgary on Saturday (Oct. 29). (UFV Cascades photo)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool throws a touchdown pass against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday (Oct. 30). (Karl Rosser/Pittsburgh Steelers)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool becomes first-ever person from B.C. to throw touchdown pass in NFL

Abbotsford Senior Secondary School grad throws pass in first quarter of Sunday’s game

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool throws a touchdown pass against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday (Oct. 30). (Karl Rosser/Pittsburgh Steelers)
Mamba Fight Night 11 debuts in Surrey on Nov. 4.

Mamba Fight Night making Surrey debut on Nov. 4

Abbotsford promoter hosting 11th event at Aria Convention Centre

Mamba Fight Night 11 debuts in Surrey on Nov. 4.
Abbotsford’s Emmy Curtis, shown here during a break at her job at TSN, has earned a job with FIFA at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. (Submitted)

Abbotsford’s Emmy Curtis: FIFA World Cup bound

Young journalist heading to Qatar to help FIFA with World Cup coverage

Abbotsford’s Emmy Curtis, shown here during a break at her job at TSN, has earned a job with FIFA at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. (Submitted)
The UFV Cascades men’s soccer team has qualified for the Canada West playoffs. (Jordie Arthur/UFV Cascades)

UFV Cascades men’s soccer team punches ticket to Canada West playoffs

Cascades travel to Calgary to take on the MRU Cougars on Saturday in quarterfinal

The UFV Cascades men’s soccer team has qualified for the Canada West playoffs. (Jordie Arthur/UFV Cascades)