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Part of the Xi'an Wall

Sensational Xi’an!

Contest winner Cindy Keith is sharing China through eyes while on a once-in-a-lifetime all-inclusive trip

Part of the Xi'an Wall
Cindy Keith in China.

From Vernon to the Great Wall

Contest winner Cindy Keith is sharing China through eyes while on a once-in-a-lifetime all-inclusive trip

Cindy Keith in China.
Two homes destroyed in Sunnybrae mudslide.

UPDATE: Two homes destroyed in Sunnybrae mudslide

A mudslide in Sunnybrae has sent two people to hospital with injuries.

Two homes destroyed in Sunnybrae mudslide.
Abbotsford's Adam Hadwin is +2 after nine holes on day one of the Masters.

HADWIN WATCH: Hadwin at +2 through nine holes on Masters Day 2

An early birdie and a solid first nine holes has Abbotsford's Adam Hadwin comfortably above the projected cut

Abbotsford's Adam Hadwin is +2 after nine holes on day one of the Masters.
Police seized this replica airsoft gun and two airsoft handguns Tuesday night from three teens.

Teens playing with replica guns encounter ‘overwhelming’ police response in Abbotsford

Police issue warning about the dangers of playing with replica guns in public after seizing three airsoft guns Tuesday following 9-1-1 call.

Police seized this replica airsoft gun and two airsoft handguns Tuesday night from three teens.
The Offspring and Sublime with Rome are coming to Abbotsford this summer.

The Offspring and Sublime with Rome coming to Abbotsford; tickets on sale this week

Pair of legendary punk bands to perform in Abbotsford Centre this summer; tickets go on sale this week

The Offspring and Sublime with Rome are coming to Abbotsford this summer.
Abbotsford's Adam Hadwin celebrates his first ever PGA Tour win on Sunday.

Abbotsford’s Adam Hadwin earns first PGA Tour win

Golfer wins at Valspar Championships, qualifies for spot at The Masters

Abbotsford's Adam Hadwin celebrates his first ever PGA Tour win on Sunday.
Over 32 teams are expected to come out for the 2017 tournament.

VIDEO: Stick it to Cancer at UBC on March 18

The Delta Kappa Epsilon Phi Alpha Fraternity is hosting their annual ‘Scott Trapp’ Stick it to Cancer Memorial Ball Hockey Tournament

Over 32 teams are expected to come out for the 2017 tournament.
Vancouver Giants forward Jack Flaman had a goal and an assist in his team's 5-4 overtime loss to the Portland Winterhawks on March 3 in Portland. The Winterhawks followed that up with a 3-0 win over Vancouver the next night as well.

Giants return from Portland with just a single point

Vancouver hockey club can't build off dramatic late-game rally the night before

Vancouver Giants forward Jack Flaman had a goal and an assist in his team's 5-4 overtime loss to the Portland Winterhawks on March 3 in Portland. The Winterhawks followed that up with a 3-0 win over Vancouver the next night as well.
The Vancouver Giants will wear special Don Cherry jerseys for their home game on March 14 as part of the Kidney Foundation of Canada for Don Cherry Night.

Giants to wear special ‘Don Cherry’ jerseys

March 14 game at Langley Events Centre is part of Kidney Foundation of Canada for Don Cherry Night

The Vancouver Giants will wear special Don Cherry jerseys for their home game on March 14 as part of the Kidney Foundation of Canada for Don Cherry Night.
The BC Men's Curling Provincial Championships conclude at the Abbotsford Curling Club on Sunday.

VIDEO: BC Men’s Curling Championships in Abbotsford

Provincial crown being awarded on Sunday at Abbotsford Curling Club

The BC Men's Curling Provincial Championships conclude at the Abbotsford Curling Club on Sunday.
Vancouver Giants defenceman Dylan Plouffe fires a puck during his team’s 4-3 overtime loss to the Calgary Hitmen on Saturday night at the LEC.

Shootout win helps Giants snap losing skid

Vancouver knocks off Western Conference-leading Prince George Cougars to break eight-game losing streak

Vancouver Giants defenceman Dylan Plouffe fires a puck during his team’s 4-3 overtime loss to the Calgary Hitmen on Saturday night at the LEC.
Dean Joanisse (far left) is one of two Abbotsford-based skips competing at the event. Joanisse represents the Golden Ears Winter Club at the event.

Abbotsford hosting B.C. men’s curling provincials

Twelve teams battling for the right to represent the province

Dean Joanisse (far left) is one of two Abbotsford-based skips competing at the event. Joanisse represents the Golden Ears Winter Club at the event.
Vancouver Giants goaltender Ryan Kubic looks past the screen during a game at the Langley Events Centre earlier this season. Kubic made 40 saves on Saturday night in Everett but that was not enough as the Giants fell 1-0 to the Silvertips.

Kubic’s heroics not enough as Giants fall 1-0

Seven straight losses for struggling Vancouver hockey club

Vancouver Giants goaltender Ryan Kubic looks past the screen during a game at the Langley Events Centre earlier this season. Kubic made 40 saves on Saturday night in Everett but that was not enough as the Giants fell 1-0 to the Silvertips.
Alex Gervais

Alex Gervais died alone after years of instability, neglect: Child advocate report

Alex Gervais, 18, jumped to his death from a fourth-floor window of an Abbotsford hotel last September while in provincial care.

Alex Gervais
A couple navigates snowy steps while leaving the citizenship swearing-in ceremony at Parksville Conference and Community Centre Friday morning.

Lower Mainland digs out from major snowfall, power outages continue in some areas

Dump of 10 to 20 cm yesterday snowiest day at YVR in two years, snowfall warning continues for Fraser Valley

A couple navigates snowy steps while leaving the citizenship swearing-in ceremony at Parksville Conference and Community Centre Friday morning.
Police investigate another fatal shooting in Surrey

Police investigate another fatal shooting in Surrey

36-year-old man dead after being found unresponsive and suffering gunshot wounds in 7400-block of Sinclair Crescent.

Police investigate another fatal shooting in Surrey
Rainfall warning issued for Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver

Rainfall warning issued for Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver

Public urged to keep eye on conditions as rain expected to fall throughout Tuesday.

Rainfall warning issued for Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver
QUIZ: 12 questions to test your knowledge of B.C. news in 2016

QUIZ: 12 questions to test your knowledge of B.C. news in 2016

How well do you know your provincial news? Take our #BCNewsQuiz and see how you score

QUIZ: 12 questions to test your knowledge of B.C. news in 2016
Emergency dispatchers received some unusual phone calls in 2016.

Stuck gym lockers, job queries top 2016 list of reasons to not call 911

Non-emergency calls can delay the response to a legitimate emergency

Emergency dispatchers received some unusual phone calls in 2016.