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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)
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.
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 B.C. 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)
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)
Const. Robert Vroom. Contributed photo

Maple Ridge woman fights WorkSafeBC 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
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)
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)
Photo taken from Google Maps.

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 disabilities shot with paintball, sparking police probe

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)
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 Jeep on B.C. highway

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.
Video submitted by Cara Mckenzie.

VIDEO: Black bear hops backyard fence to say hello to Abbotsford family

Video taken from house on Applewood Drive on Sumas Mountain

Video submitted by Cara Mckenzie.
COVID-19 outbreaks over at Langley and Abbotsford facilities, Fraser Health reports

COVID-19 outbreaks over at Langley and Abbotsford facilities, Fraser Health reports

Also announced Fraser Valley Specialty Poultry has been reopened

  • May 5, 2020
COVID-19 outbreaks over at Langley and Abbotsford facilities, Fraser Health reports
The Abbotsford International Airshow has been cancelled for 2020. (File photo)

Abbotsford International Airshow cancelled for 2020

Annual event cancelled due to COVID-19, first airshow free summer in Abbotsford since 1998

The Abbotsford International Airshow has been cancelled for 2020. (File photo)
Mourners, asked to wear red on Friday, are seen near a mural dedicated to slain Royal Canadian Mounted Police Const. Heidi Stevenson, during a province-wide, two-minutes of silence for the 22 victims of last weekend’s shooting rampage, in front of the RCMP detachment in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, Friday, April 24, 2020. (Tim Krochak/The Canadian Press via AP)                                Mourners, asked to wear red on Friday, are seen near a mural dedicated to slain Royal Canadian Mounted Police Const. Heidi Stevenson, during a province-wide, two-minutes of silence for the 22 victims of last weekend’s shooting rampage, in front of the RCMP detachment in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, Friday, April 24, 2020. (Tim Krochak/The Canadian Press via AP)

Concert fundraiser for victims of Nova Scotia massacre organized by B.C. police officer

“Artists for Nova Scotia,” to be streamed on May 8; has goal of raising $50,000

Mourners, asked to wear red on Friday, are seen near a mural dedicated to slain Royal Canadian Mounted Police Const. Heidi Stevenson, during a province-wide, two-minutes of silence for the 22 victims of last weekend’s shooting rampage, in front of the RCMP detachment in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, Friday, April 24, 2020. (Tim Krochak/The Canadian Press via AP)                                Mourners, asked to wear red on Friday, are seen near a mural dedicated to slain Royal Canadian Mounted Police Const. Heidi Stevenson, during a province-wide, two-minutes of silence for the 22 victims of last weekend’s shooting rampage, in front of the RCMP detachment in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, Friday, April 24, 2020. (Tim Krochak/The Canadian Press via AP)
Notre Dame wide receiver Chase Claypool makes a catch in the endzone for a touchdown during the Camping World Bowl NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. Claypool was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second round of the 2020 NFL draft on Friday, April 24. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ AP/Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel via AP
Notre Dame wide receiver Chase Claypool makes a catch in the endzone for a touchdown during the Camping World Bowl NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. Claypool was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second round of the 2020 NFL draft on Friday, April 24. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ AP/Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel via AP
Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon MP Brad Vis. File Photo.

Federal handling of COVID-19 outbreak at Mission Institution criticized by MPs, advocates

MPs joint statement takes aim at Correctional Service Canada, Public Safety Minister Bill Blair

Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon MP Brad Vis. File Photo.
Pacific Institution in Abbotsford. Black Press file photo.

Corrections Canada numbers show Abbotsford prison has COVID-19 case

Inmate moved from Mission Institution to Pacific Regional Treatment Centre has positive test

Pacific Institution in Abbotsford. Black Press file photo.
Facebook photo.

Captain America joins friendly Abbotsford Spider-Man to take down trash

Local garbage crew bringing smiles to city amid pandemic

Facebook photo.