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Abbotsford woman Cassidy Phillips said the Burn Camp changed her life in a positive way as a child. She is now a camp counsellor at the camp. (Submitted)

Abbotsford woman grateful for Burn Camp experience

Mouat grad, UFV student Cassidy Phillips says camp was life changing for her as a child

Abbotsford woman Cassidy Phillips said the Burn Camp changed her life in a positive way as a child. She is now a camp counsellor at the camp. (Submitted)
A mini donut drive-thru will be offered by Abbotsford Agrifair organizers later this month. (Facebook photo)

Abbotsford Agrifair offering mini donut drive-thru

Popular item will be available from June 19 to 21 at the fairgrounds

A mini donut drive-thru will be offered by Abbotsford Agrifair organizers later this month. (Facebook photo)
UFV Cascades student-athletes will not return to competition until January at the earliest.

No competition for UFV Cascades sports teams till 2021

School will honour all athletic financial aid commitments made to student-athletes for 2020-21

UFV Cascades student-athletes will not return to competition until January at the earliest.
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.
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Fraser Valley Health Foundation annouces fifth annual golf tourney

Proceeds will benefit medical facilites across the Valley

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Samwel Uko (right) and his father prior to the news that he had signed with the University of Saskatchewan Huskies. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Family of dead Abbotsford football star urge changes to mental health policies in hospitals

Uko family disappointed in actions of Regina hospital, hosting public funeral service this weekend

Samwel Uko (right) and his father prior to the news that he had signed with the University of Saskatchewan Huskies. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Const. Robert Vroom. Contributed photo

Maple Ridge woman fights WorkSafe BC over police widow’s pension

Dalila Vroom says husband, Const. Rob Vroom, died as a result of PTSD from time with Abbotsford PD

Const. Robert Vroom. Contributed photo
Students aged 10 to 15 will get a chance to participate in the virtual camp. (Submitted)

Abbotsford Airshow launching virtual Aerospace Camp

Online S.T.E.M. open to students aged 10 to 15, starts later this summer

Students aged 10 to 15 will get a chance to participate in the virtual camp. (Submitted)
A solidarity demonstration to protest against police brutality and systemic racism is planned for Abbotsford on Friday afternoon. (Facebook)

Solidarity demonstration planned for Abbotsford on Friday

People gathering to protest police brutality and systemic racism in downtown Abbotsford

A solidarity demonstration to protest against police brutality and systemic racism is planned for Abbotsford on Friday afternoon. (Facebook)
VIDEO: Fraser Valley Bandits super fan celebrates 100th birthday

VIDEO: Fraser Valley Bandits super fan celebrates 100th birthday

Abbotsford resident Gladys Sautter surprised by Bandits representatives on big day

VIDEO: Fraser Valley Bandits super fan celebrates 100th birthday
The 1970 Abbotsford International Airshow marked the event being branded as ‘Canada’s National Airshow’. A time capsule was created and stored to mark the occasion. (Submitted)

Abbotsford International Airshow opening 50-year-old time capsule

Bronze time capsule was put together to commemorate AIA as Canada’s National Airshow

The 1970 Abbotsford International Airshow marked the event being branded as ‘Canada’s National Airshow’. A time capsule was created and stored to mark the occasion. (Submitted)
Crews paint over the wall where the Envision Financial logo once stood. The UFV Athletic Centre is now without a sponsor. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford’s UFV gym now without a sponsor

Partnership with Envision Financial ends, school seeking new organizations to partner with

Crews paint over the wall where the Envision Financial logo once stood. The UFV Athletic Centre is now without a sponsor. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford’s Samwel Uko died in a Saskatchewan lake on May 21, and the circumstances surrounding his death are now being investigated by the Saskatchewan Health Authority. (Facebook photo)

Officials looking for answers after Abbotsford football star found dead in Sask. lake

Saskatchewan Health Authority looking into circumstances surrounding Samwel Uko’s hospital visit

Abbotsford’s Samwel Uko died in a Saskatchewan lake on May 21, and the circumstances surrounding his death are now being investigated by the Saskatchewan Health Authority. (Facebook photo)
Sentencing of the man charged with murdering Abbotsford high school student Letisha Reimer has been delayed until September. (Facebook photo)

Gabriel Klein’s sentencing delayed until September

Man convicted of killing Abbotsford high school student Letisha Reimer was set for June

Sentencing of the man charged with murdering Abbotsford high school student Letisha Reimer has been delayed until September. (Facebook photo)
Chad Reimer is the author of the new book The Trials of Albert Stroebel, based on a murder that took place in 1893 on Sumas Prairie in Abbotsford. (Submitted photo)

New book details 1893 murder in Abbotsford and 2 trials that followed

Farmer John Marshall was found dead on his Sumas Prairie property

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Chad Reimer is the author of the new book The Trials of Albert Stroebel, based on a murder that took place in 1893 on Sumas Prairie in Abbotsford. (Submitted 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)
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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.
Abbotsford resident Emily is recovering after being shot with a paintball on Monday afternoon. (Submitted)

Abbotsford woman with developmental disability shot with paintball on Monday

Emily recovering after incident, email address available to send well wishes

Abbotsford resident Emily is recovering after being shot with a paintball on Monday afternoon. (Submitted)
The Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre was the site of a COVID-19 outbreak on Friday. (File photo)

Fraser Health: PPE shortage not a factor in Abbotsford COVID-19 outbreak

Fraser Health, Dr. Bonnie Henry both claim PPE shortage not an issue in Abbotsford

The Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre was the site of a COVID-19 outbreak on Friday. (File photo)
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.