Abbotsford News Staff

Matsqui Institution in Abbotsford File info

Matsqui Institution in Abbotsford on day 4 of lockdown

Prison put lockdown in place to conduct ‘exceptional search,’ Correctional Service says

Matsqui Institution in Abbotsford File info
The 1999-2000 UFV Cascades men’s basketball team is one of several inductees being honoured during the third annual Cascades Hall of Fame event on Friday. (Submitted)

UFV celebrates 2019 HOF class

Third annual Cascades Hall of Fame event occurs on Friday night

The 1999-2000 UFV Cascades men’s basketball team is one of several inductees being honoured during the third annual Cascades Hall of Fame event on Friday. (Submitted)
Dave Teixeira, spokesperson for Letisha Reimer’s family, addresses the media in Coquitlam on Tuesday morning following a BC Review Board hearing for Gabriel Klein. (Vikki Hopes/Black Press)                                Dave Teixeira, spokesperson for Letisha Reimer’s family, addresses the media in Coquitlam on Tuesday morning following a BC Review Board hearing for Gabriel Klein. (Vikki Hopes/Black Press)

UPDATE: Accused B.C. high school killer found fit to stand trial

Gabriel Klein is accused in the 2016 stabbing death of Letisha Reimer at Abbotsford Senior Secondary

Dave Teixeira, spokesperson for Letisha Reimer’s family, addresses the media in Coquitlam on Tuesday morning following a BC Review Board hearing for Gabriel Klein. (Vikki Hopes/Black Press)                                Dave Teixeira, spokesperson for Letisha Reimer’s family, addresses the media in Coquitlam on Tuesday morning following a BC Review Board hearing for Gabriel Klein. (Vikki Hopes/Black Press)
MP Ed Fast is calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to “immediately intervene” in the case of Abbotsford native Robert Schellenberg, who has been given a death sentence in China for drug smuggling. (Black Press file photo)

BC MP calls on Trudeau to intervene in detained man’s case in China

Ed Fast says Abbotsford native Robert Schellenberg’s sentence is in retaliation for arrest of Meng Wanzhou

MP Ed Fast is calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to “immediately intervene” in the case of Abbotsford native Robert Schellenberg, who has been given a death sentence in China for drug smuggling. (Black Press file photo)
Three people were sent to hospital following a car crash on Old Clayburn Road on Sunday night. (Kevin MacDonald photo)

VIDEO: One woman, two children rushed to hospital after car crash

Carbon monoxide poisoning suspected in east Abbotsford crash

Three people were sent to hospital following a car crash on Old Clayburn Road on Sunday night. (Kevin MacDonald photo)
Abbotsford Police located a deceased man on a rural property in Abbotsford on Christmas Day.

Body found on Abbotsford rural property

Deceased man found on Christmas Day, does not appear to be suspicious

Abbotsford Police located a deceased man on a rural property in Abbotsford on Christmas Day.
The price of gas at the Husky station on Sumas Way has not caught up with others in Abbotsford, which went as low as 115.9 cents per litre on Saturday, making the top-10 lowest prices list on GasBuddy. Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News

Gas prices drop to as low as 116 c/L in Lower Mainland

Average prices in Abbotsford slumped more than 25 cents per litre in under two months

The price of gas at the Husky station on Sumas Way has not caught up with others in Abbotsford, which went as low as 115.9 cents per litre on Saturday, making the top-10 lowest prices list on GasBuddy. Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News
Coroner’s inquest to begin into death of former RCMP spokesman

Coroner’s inquest to begin into death of former RCMP spokesman

Sgt. Pierre Lemaitre died of self-inflicted wounds in Abbotsford in 2013

Coroner’s inquest to begin into death of former RCMP spokesman
The driver of this motorcycle died of his injuries overnight in hospital after a crash with a pick-up truck Friday at around 4:30 p.m. Shane MacKichan/Submitted photo

VIDEO: Motorcyclist dies of injuries after crash in Lower Mainland

A 37-year-old man died in hospital overnight after a crash with a pickup truck Friday evening

The driver of this motorcycle died of his injuries overnight in hospital after a crash with a pick-up truck Friday at around 4:30 p.m. Shane MacKichan/Submitted photo
John Morrow/Abbotsford News

Patient airlifted after crash on Sumas Prairie in Abbotsford

Crash was 1 street over from fatal crash a week ago and a street over in another direction from a 2017 fatal

John Morrow/Abbotsford News
An Abbotsford-area raccoon’s paw had to be amputated and the injuries eventually led to the animal being put down.

Abbotsford raccoon dies from injuries suffered in a trap

Wildlife protection group offering $1,000 reward for information about incident

An Abbotsford-area raccoon’s paw had to be amputated and the injuries eventually led to the animal being put down.
UPDATE: Man arrested in shooting on Abbotsford street near Aldergrove

UPDATE: Man arrested in shooting on Abbotsford street near Aldergrove

Nobody injured in shooting, which is not believed to be related to gang conflicts

UPDATE: Man arrested in shooting on Abbotsford street near Aldergrove
Abbotsford fire crews rescue woman from back of garbage truck

Abbotsford fire crews rescue woman from back of garbage truck

Woman was reportedly sleeping in a dumpster in Chilliwack and was picked up by the truck on its route

Abbotsford fire crews rescue woman from back of garbage truck
Abbotsford Fire Rescue Services members work to help a woman escape from a clothing donation bin. (Kevin MacDonald)

VIDEO: Abbotsford firefighters rescue woman in clothing bin

AFRS help woman escape bin on Sunday morning

Abbotsford Fire Rescue Services members work to help a woman escape from a clothing donation bin. (Kevin MacDonald)
Man charged in B.C. school stabbing still too psychotic, doctors say

Man charged in B.C. school stabbing still too psychotic, doctors say

No decision yet after review board holds new hearing to see if Gabriel Klein fit to stand trial

Man charged in B.C. school stabbing still too psychotic, doctors say
Inmate convicted of murder dies in custody in Abbotsford prison

Inmate convicted of murder dies in custody in Abbotsford prison

36-year-old Colin Victor Stewart was serving indeterminate 1st-degree murder sentence since 2016

Inmate convicted of murder dies in custody in Abbotsford prison
UPDATE: 5 injured in plane crash following Abbotsford International Airshow

UPDATE: 5 injured in plane crash following Abbotsford International Airshow

One in critical condition in incident involving vintage plane

UPDATE: 5 injured in plane crash following Abbotsford International Airshow
Emergency crews responded to a garage on fire Thursday evening at a home on Ponderosa Street. Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News

1 dead, 8 escape after residential explosion, fire in Abbotsford

Police say six adults and two children escaped, but an adult male died

Emergency crews responded to a garage on fire Thursday evening at a home on Ponderosa Street. Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News
Police are asking for help in identifying this man, who is a suspect in a robbery and assault that occurred Aug. 3 at an Abbotsford business.

B.C. man steals Magic cards, punches customer in the face

Police seek help in identifying suspect in Abbotsford incident

Police are asking for help in identifying this man, who is a suspect in a robbery and assault that occurred Aug. 3 at an Abbotsford business.
A dump truck was destroyed by fire Wednesday morning on McKee Road in Abbotsford. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)

VIDEO: Dump truck catches on fire in Abbotsford

Incident takes place Wednesday morning on McKee Road

A dump truck was destroyed by fire Wednesday morning on McKee Road in Abbotsford. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)