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Blaze fielding bantam prep team

Langley baseball program accepting registration for players between ages of 12 and 14

Abbotsford International Airshow in full swing

Three jet teams; Snowbirds, Breitling and Horsemen jets in action. Also salute to the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.

WILDFIRE WATCH: 282,000 hectares now burned is four times 10-year average

Fire updates from around B.C., with photos, interactive charts and updates from Twitter and Facebook

WILDFIRE WATCH: Be ‘very, very cautious’ in B.C. backcountry over Long Weekend

The BC Wildfire Service says there have been 1,342 wildfires since April 1, 2015, burning 276,000 hectares

Stolen-car suspect brandishes knife during arrest

The Abbotsford man is now in custody following his arrest in Maple Ridge on Wednesday

Cycling charities to benefit from GranFondo

Fourth annual mass cycling event takes place July 19, beginning and ending in Fort Langley

Heat wave about to hit Lower Mainland and here’s how to keep your cool

Hottest weather expected Saturday and Sunday, residents of Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley urged to take precautions

BlackPress4Good collects donations for Cache Creek flood victims

Help is still needed for relief efforts in Cache Creek. Crowdfunding effort gathers momentum.

Time to enter B.C.’s amateur photographer contest

The 3rd annual 'Your Best Shot' contest is open to amateur photographers. Sponsored by London Drugs, Abbotsford Airshow & Black Press

Text/email scam hits Abbotsford

Abbotsford police have received more than 20 reports of text/email messages trying to solicit personal information from recipients.

Court challenge begins against federal ban on medical marijuana home growing

Abbotsford lawyer argues new federal system forcing patients to buy only from commercial producers is unconstitutional

F-22 Raptor coming to Abbotsford International Airshow

Abbotsford on the list of only 21 approved show sites for stealth fighter.

Black Press Crowdfunding initiative making a difference in communities

More than $17,000 raised since launching last fall

Olivia, Liam top lists of new baby names in B.C.

Also popular were Emma, Sophia, Emily and Ava for girls, and Mason, Ethan, Lucas and Benjamin for boys (With interactive charts)

#UsedHelps: Connecting Business with Canadian Charities

It's a first for Canadian buy and sell websites, where sellers can donate the proceeds of their sales directly to national, local charities.

Aerobatic jet team added to 2015 Abbotsford International Airshow lineup

Breitling Jet Team promises "a meticulously co-ordinated ballet" with seven L-39C Albatros

TIMELINE: An interactive history of terrorist attacks and plots in Canada

From the FLQ and the War Measures Act to Al-Qaeda-inspired plotters, Canada has seen terrorism before. Interactive timeline.

Amateur photographer contest winners announced

Steve Dutt has been named the Next Generation Amateur Photographer of the Year

Teachers strike mediation hopes rise as Ready talks to BCTF, province

Negotiators for both sides in bitter strike expected to meet as early as today

NHRA drag racing Nationals this weekend at Mission Raceway

The Lordco Auto Parts B.C. Nationals takes over Mission Raceway Park Sept. 5-7.