Fraser Valley

Abbotsford’s Lakeland Flowers opens its U-pick sunflower field on Saturday, July 10. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Sunflower season arrives in Abbotsford

Lakeland Flowers opens U-pick on Saturday, several other locations to admire sunflowers

Abbotsford’s Lakeland Flowers opens its U-pick sunflower field on Saturday, July 10. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
The Abbotsford Centre will welcome fans back for a Bandits basketball game on July 14. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Fans returning to Abbotsford Centre next week

Fraser Valley Bandits becoming first pro sports team in B.C. to host fans since pandemic

The Abbotsford Centre will welcome fans back for a Bandits basketball game on July 14. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
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Abbotsford’s Tradex hosting iMADE Summer Outdoor Market

Saturday marks the first of four dates for event featuring artisans, crafts and food trucks

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Fraser Valley Bandits sweep home stand to go 4-0

Abbotsford-based pro basketball red hot to start 2021 CEBL regular season

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Faria Firoz is the 2021 recipient of the Lieutenant Governor’s medal at the UFV. (University of the Fraser Valley)

Chilliwack UFV student awarded medal for promoting diversity, inclusion, reconciliation

UFV Lieutenant Governor’s Medal winner Faria Firoz uses art to advocate for justice

  • Jul 3, 2021
Faria Firoz is the 2021 recipient of the Lieutenant Governor’s medal at the UFV. (University of the Fraser Valley)
Malcolm Duvivier and the Fraser Valley Bandits cruised to a 104-81 win over the Niagara River Lions on Tuesday. (Fraser Valley Bandits photo)

Fraser Valley Bandits tame River Lions to improve to 2-0

Abbotsford-based basketball team defeats Niagara River Lions 104-81 on Tuesday night

Malcolm Duvivier and the Fraser Valley Bandits cruised to a 104-81 win over the Niagara River Lions on Tuesday. (Fraser Valley Bandits photo)
Abbotsford MP Ed Fast (left) and Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon MP Brad Vis both voted against a bill created to outlaw the practice of conversion therapy. (File photo)

Fraser Valley MPs vote against banning of conversion therapy

Abbotsford MP Ed Fast, MMFC MP Brad Vis part of 63 MPs voting against Bill C-6

Abbotsford MP Ed Fast (left) and Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon MP Brad Vis both voted against a bill created to outlaw the practice of conversion therapy. (File photo)
Bandits big man Brandon Gilbeck elevates for the opening tip-off. Gilbeck and the Bandits opened the CEBL season with a 92-74 win over the Saskatchewan Rattlers on Saturday. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Fraser Valley Bandits open CEBL season with win

Abbotsford-based basketball team defeats Saskatchewan Rattlers 92-74 on Saturday

Bandits big man Brandon Gilbeck elevates for the opening tip-off. Gilbeck and the Bandits opened the CEBL season with a 92-74 win over the Saskatchewan Rattlers on Saturday. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford’s Marek Klassen and the Fraser Valley Bandits return to the court on Saturday. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Fraser Valley Bandits return to the court Saturday

Abbotsford-based CEBL team returns with new players, new head coach and possibly fans in the stands

Abbotsford’s Marek Klassen and the Fraser Valley Bandits return to the court on Saturday. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
The Fraser Valley Bandits chose to release former NBA-er Julian Washburn a few days after signing the player. (Photo by Chris Elise/NBAE via Getty Images)

Fraser Valley Bandits release former NBA-er Julian Washburn

Abbotsford-based CEBL team lets player go to pursue other playing opportunities

The Fraser Valley Bandits chose to release former NBA-er Julian Washburn a few days after signing the player. (Photo by Chris Elise/NBAE via Getty Images)
Tourism Abbotsford has launched the ‘Let’s Go Do Something’ campaign to encourage visitors to check out all Abbotsford has to offer. (Tourism Abbotsford photo)

Tourism Abbotsford launches ‘Let’s Go Do Something’ campaign

Visitors encouraged to check out all Abbotsford has to offer this summer

Tourism Abbotsford has launched the ‘Let’s Go Do Something’ campaign to encourage visitors to check out all Abbotsford has to offer. (Tourism Abbotsford photo)
Tourism Abbotsford has launched the ‘Let’s Go Do Something’ campaign to encourage visitors to check out all Abbotsford has to offer. (Tourism Abbotsford photo)

Tourism Abbotsford launches ‘Let’s Go Do Something’ campaign

Visitors encouraged to check out all Abbotsford has to offer this summer

Tourism Abbotsford has launched the ‘Let’s Go Do Something’ campaign to encourage visitors to check out all Abbotsford has to offer. (Tourism Abbotsford photo)
Woody’s RV World hosts a grand opening for its brand-new Abbotsford location on Saturday. (YouTube)

Woody’s RV World hosts Abbotsford grand opening on Saturday

First-ever B.C. location for successful RV chain, located on Marshall Road

Woody’s RV World hosts a grand opening for its brand-new Abbotsford location on Saturday. (YouTube)
UFV athletes were honoured for their strength and perseverance during the pandemic. (UFV photo)

Fraser Valley athletes recognized in year without sports

UFV Cascades athletes honoured for strength shown during the pandemic

UFV athletes were honoured for their strength and perseverance during the pandemic. (UFV photo)
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Fraser Valley Bandits sign former NBA-er Julian Washburn

Former Memphis Grizzlies starter to join CEBL team for 2021 season

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May also had the second-highest volume of new listings ever for the month with 3,926, the record previously being set in 2018. John Dent photo.

Fraser Valley Real Estate Board breaks sales records 9 months in a row

FVREB processed 2,951 sales in May, a 267% increase compared to last year

May also had the second-highest volume of new listings ever for the month with 3,926, the record previously being set in 2018. John Dent photo.
View looking south from Mt. Archibald, taking in the proposed ski terrain of Bridal Veil Mountain Resort, with Mt. Mercer (centre left) and Mt. Thurston (centre right, shrouded in cloud). (BVMR)

Ski resort project team loses one of its original proponents

Norm Gaukel leaving ‘due to health and family reasons,’ according to Bridal Veil Mountain Resort

View looking south from Mt. Archibald, taking in the proposed ski terrain of Bridal Veil Mountain Resort, with Mt. Mercer (centre left) and Mt. Thurston (centre right, shrouded in cloud). (BVMR)
Minks look out of a cage in the village of Litusovo, Belarus, on Dec. 6, 2012. Mink on a third farm in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19 in humans. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Sergei Grits

Fraser Valley mink farm in quarantine after mink tests positive

3rd mink farm in B.C. with a positive COVID test since start of pandemic, ministry says

Minks look out of a cage in the village of Litusovo, Belarus, on Dec. 6, 2012. Mink on a third farm in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19 in humans. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Sergei Grits
Outages reported the morning of May 18, 2021 by BC Hydro. (BC Hydro map)

Power set to be restored after storm ripped through the Fraser Valley

Biggest outage in Harrison Hot Springs affected more than 1,500 households

Outages reported the morning of May 18, 2021 by BC Hydro. (BC Hydro map)
Looking out over the Fraser Valley from Chipmunk Ridge from the proposed Bridal Veil Mountain Resort. (BVMR)

Chance to ask questions about gondola resort proposal near Chilliwack

Project team for Bridal Veil Mountain Resort is holding another virtual info session

Looking out over the Fraser Valley from Chipmunk Ridge from the proposed Bridal Veil Mountain Resort. (BVMR)