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Abbotsford/Chilliwack group opposes pipeline expansion

Group will meet again on May 17, 7 p.m. at the Yarrow Community Centre. Contact

Local opposition to pipeline expansion

Kinder Morgan wants to twin the pipeline, expanding capacity from 300,000 barrels per day to 850,000.

Carbon tax crunch: Farmers cite competitive disadvantages

B.C.’s climbing carbon tax may be an irritant to consumers when they pay at the pump, but to farmers it is becoming a heavy levy.

Lions bring Grey Cup to Hansen secondary

Some high-profile B.C. Lions brought the Grey Cup to Rick Hansen Secondary school on Monday morning.

Winter arrives: Snowfall warning for the Fraser Valley

Abbotsford has its first real taste of winter, with a large snowfall on Friday and more on Monday.

Abbotsford student teacher jailed for invitation to sexual touching

An Abbotsford student teacher who asked a 15-year-old female student to meet him and perform a sexual act will serve 21 days in jail

20-year-old patient dies in Abbotsford hospital hallway

The B.C. Nurses Union is calling for more beds in the wake of a 20-year-old woman's death while in a hallway

Time for reflection: Parting words from George Peary

Time for reflection: Words from Abbotsford's departing mayor

Healing Hands scam: Fraser Health not involved with kids’ book

It appears Abbotsford businesses are being targeted in a telephone scam to purchase booklets that will be used by sick children.

High winds knock out hydro service in Abbotsford

Trees on lines blamed in major outages that affected thousands of customers in Abbotsford

Weather update: Abbotsford get record-setting sizzle

Summer is continuing well into September, as the province makes up for a coolish July with a comparatively scorching fall.

Waiting lists growing at UFV

Student demand for courses at the University of the Fraser Valley is outpacing the growth of the university.
Waiting lists are getting longer.

Planning a university district in Abbotsford

In future years, back to school will not only bring the University of the Fraser Valley to life, but September will spark up a new commercial hub in Abbotsford.

Mt. Lehman Winery wins award

B.C. Lieutenant Governor Steven Point brought a bus with consul members from across the globe to Mt. Lehman Winery on Friday evening, and an award of excellence for the local winemaker.

Harper holding rally in Abbotsford

Stephen Harper will be doing his final rally of the Conservative Party's national campaign in Abbotsford.

Are legal pot grow-ops a justifiable hazard?

There are houses in Abbotsford where pot is growing with the sanction of the federal government, and neither the Abbotsford Police nor city hall knows where they are.

Stimulus project funding stretched at Abbotsford airport

The Abbotsford International Airport has been refurbished under the federal government's economic…

Information on ICBC papers inviting crime

A recent rash of break-ins at the homes of Abbotsford church-goers is just the latest incarnation of an old crime.

Farmers face uncertainty about reimbursement for washed-out crops

Fall rains devastated potato and vegetable crops across the Fraser Valley, and now producers face uncertainty about how much the government is going to help them.

Report illegal dumping to police or Abbotsford city workers

An Abbotsford woman believes she may have seen some large-scale illegal dumping into Abbotsford’s storm sewer system.
On Sunday night, at about midnight, Sandra Nieman heard the sound of equipment running outside her townhome on Bourquin Crescent, near Ware Street.