Kevin Mills

Developer Ron Emerson addresses council on Monday night.

City supports Bradner industrial project

Will send the proposal forward to the Agricultural Land Commission for approval.

Developer Ron Emerson addresses council on Monday night.
Firefighters on the scene at Highstreet shopping centre.

UPDATE: Walmart open for business after sprinkler leak

Fire crews temporarily evacuated new store at Mt. Lehman interchange after a sprinkler line was broken.

Firefighters on the scene at Highstreet shopping centre.
Sumas Lake was drained in the 1920s

Sumas First Nation explores compensation claim for loss of Sumas Lake

A compensation claim is being researched regarding the draining of Sumas Lake in the 1920s.

Sumas Lake was drained in the 1920s
Michael Halliday has created a new political party in B.C. The Abbotsford man calls it the B.C. Excalibur Party amd he's looking for members to run in the May election.

Excalibur Party created in time for May election

Abbotsford's Michael Halliday creates new party using magical sword as symbol. He plans to run in Chilliwack.

Michael Halliday has created a new political party in B.C. The Abbotsford man calls it the B.C. Excalibur Party amd he's looking for members to run in the May election.

A night of comedy

Abbotsford’s own Sunee D headlines a fun evening along with special guests Ian Imrie and the comic duo of Susan Hansen and Dick Thompson.

Provincial politicians turning up the heat on incinerator

Provincial politicians turning up the heat on incinerator

Abbotsford-South MLA John van Dongen and Chilliwack MLA John Les have questioned Metro's consultation process with the FVRD.

Provincial politicians turning up the heat on incinerator
Abbotsford has been awarded the 2016 BC Summer Games.

2016 BC Summer Games coming to Abbotsford

The announcement was made this morning (Friday, Jan. 25) at the Abbotsford Recreation Centre.

Abbotsford has been awarded the 2016 BC Summer Games.
Representatives from four local service providers answer questions from the public regarding harm reduction in Abbotsford.

Harm reduction debated at public forum

Second Abbotsford meeting set for Jan. 29 at Matsqui Centennial Auditorium.

Representatives from four local service providers answer questions from the public regarding harm reduction in Abbotsford.
Construction crews  continue working on the Highstreet retail complex which should be completed by the end of the year. The first store

Highstreet Walmart SuperCentre opening Friday

The Walmart SuperCentre plans to celebrate its new 152,000-square-foot location with a ribbon-cutting at 7 a.m. and doors open at 8 a.m.

Construction crews  continue working on the Highstreet retail complex which should be completed by the end of the year. The first store
More police enforcement could be a factor in Abbotsford’s high number of impaired driving incidents.

Drunk driver numbers on the rise in Abbotsford-Mission CMA

A Stats Can report indicates that the local CMA recorded 652 impaired driving incidents in 2011, an increase of 138 per cent over 10 years.

More police enforcement could be a factor in Abbotsford’s high number of impaired driving incidents.

City conducts recreation marketing survey

Parks, Recreation and culture department general manager Mark Taylor denies any connection to YMCA project.

George Murray named new Abbotsford city manager

Chief administrative officer for the Fraser Valley Regional District will take Abbotsford job in February.

Two per cent tax hike approved

On Monday, council approved first, second and third reading of the financial plan bylaw.

Upland drainage fee ditched

Abbotsford council decided to reject a staff suggestions to create a new fee to needed to service and maintain ditches in the area.

Tax increase hits 2.06 per cent

Abbotsford council agrees to add 0.7 per cent capital levy to original 1.36 per cent hike.

A wakeboard cable park similar to this one has been approved for Albert Dyck Park.

Wakeboard cable park given OK by council

Abbotsford has agreed to enter into a five-year licence for the privately run operation.

A wakeboard cable park similar to this one has been approved for Albert Dyck Park.

Budget debate begins; city eyes .5 to 2% hike

City of Abbotsford staff report cites increases for police, firefighters and possible capital funds.

Henry Braun

No tax break for Army Navy Air Force Veterans

Abbotsford council has denied the group a tax exemption of about $3,000.

Henry Braun
Bruce Banman

Budget plans call for near-zero tax increase

City of Abbotsford staff present 2013 objective to council.

Bruce Banman
Police attended after angry Bradner residents blocked a road to prevent trucks from dumping their loads in a nearby ravine

Residents block trucks from Bradner Road

The City of Abbotsford seeks legal answers to property owners' filling of ravine.

Police attended after angry Bradner residents blocked a road to prevent trucks from dumping their loads in a nearby ravine