Patrick Penner

Metro Vancouver will see 80 millimetres of rain by Thursday night, and the Fraser Valley will see 50 to 70 millimetres by Friday morning. (File photo)

Environment Canada warns rainstorm to hit Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley tonight

80 mm by Thursday night for Metro Vancouver, 50 to 70 mm by Friday morning for Fraser Valley

Metro Vancouver will see 80 millimetres of rain by Thursday night, and the Fraser Valley will see 50 to 70 millimetres by Friday morning. (File photo)
Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley are going to be hit with 40 to 80 millimetres of rain on Nov. 24, according to the statement (NEWS file photo).

Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley to be hit by 40 to 80 mm of rain starting Wednesday night

Environment Canada cautions they are unsure of total rainfall expected

Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley are going to be hit with 40 to 80 millimetres of rain on Nov. 24, according to the statement (NEWS file photo).
RCAF personnel unloading equipment off the CC-177. Patrick Penner photo.

PHOTOS: Royal Canadian Air Force arrives in Abbotsford to help shore up flood fight

RCAF CC-177 Globemaster drops off 3 CH-146 Griffon helicopters

RCAF personnel unloading equipment off the CC-177. Patrick Penner photo.
A man drives a boat down a flooded road in Chilliwack, B.C., Tuesday, November 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Transport Canada issues order banning boats from B.C. flood areas, effective immediately

Exceptions for emergency workers, owners tending to livestock and property

A man drives a boat down a flooded road in Chilliwack, B.C., Tuesday, November 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Flood water takes over east Abbotsford Wednesday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)

What’s in the floodwater? Toxicity of water detailed in recent Abbotsford study

Human and animal fecal matter, oil and gas, asbestos likely leave water highly contaminated

Flood water takes over east Abbotsford Wednesday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Abbotsford remains flooded after heavy rainfall and overflowing rivers. (Peregrine Aerial Surveys)

600 evacuated in Abbotsford as mayor worries about forecasted rain, floodwaters from U.S.

Mayor Henry Braun predicts total recovery costs will top $1 billion dollars

Abbotsford remains flooded after heavy rainfall and overflowing rivers. (Peregrine Aerial Surveys)
Mayor Henry Braun and Abbotsford Police Department completed an aerial tour of the Sumas Prairie.

‘Catastrophic’ flooding forces Abbotsford mayor to beg Sumas Prairie residents to evacuate

Emergency evacuation order issued on Tuesday evening

Mayor Henry Braun and Abbotsford Police Department completed an aerial tour of the Sumas Prairie.
A total of 629 homes on the east side of the Sumas River are currently being evacuated, which is expected to take several hours. Andrew Franklin photo.

‘It’s not over for Abbotsford’: Officials brief public as floodwater pours into Sumas Prairie

Water from flooded Nooksack River in Washington breached Sumas dikes this morning

A total of 629 homes on the east side of the Sumas River are currently being evacuated, which is expected to take several hours. Andrew Franklin photo.
An RCMP officer tells a driver they need to turn around and head towards Chilliwack while guiding traffic on the east side of the Keith Wilson Bridge. Folks from Sumas Prairie and Yarrow were leaving the area following an evacuation order on the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Landslide leads to new evacuation order for 1,100 homes in eastern Abbotsford

Abbotsford police say water levels are rising ‘very quickly’

An RCMP officer tells a driver they need to turn around and head towards Chilliwack while guiding traffic on the east side of the Keith Wilson Bridge. Folks from Sumas Prairie and Yarrow were leaving the area following an evacuation order on the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Geoff Regier, organizer and animal rights activist, speaking in front of Abbotsford Veterinary Clinic. He said the BC College of Veterinarians needs to revoke Dr. Rich Vanderwal’s licence. Patrick Penner photo.

‘Violated his oath’: Dozens protest B.C. vet following alleged animal abuse at dairy farm

Dr. Rich Vanderwal is co-owner of Cedar Valley Farms which is under investigation by BC SPCA

Geoff Regier, organizer and animal rights activist, speaking in front of Abbotsford Veterinary Clinic. He said the BC College of Veterinarians needs to revoke Dr. Rich Vanderwal’s licence. Patrick Penner photo.
A frontal system has already caused 38 centimetres to fall on the highway last night, and another 10 centimetres is expected this morning before tapering off before noon. (Black Press Media)

Snow continues to fall on Coquihalla Highway from Hope to Merritt, warning in effect

38 cm has fallen, another 10 cm expected forecasts Environment Canada

A frontal system has already caused 38 centimetres to fall on the highway last night, and another 10 centimetres is expected this morning before tapering off before noon. (Black Press Media)
Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. (Langley Advance Times files)

Heavy winds to hit Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley today

50 to 70 km/h winds to blow from southeast, then southwest; snowfall expected on Coquihalla Highway

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. (Langley Advance Times files)
This is the second pedestrian to be struck and killed on the highway in Abbotsford in under a month. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Pedestrian struck and killed on Highway 1 in Abbotsford

Collision shuts down eastbound lanes between Abbotsford and Chilliwack for 7 hours

This is the second pedestrian to be struck and killed on the highway in Abbotsford in under a month. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
B.C. conservation officers dropping off two shopping carts full of moose meat to Abbotsford’s Archway Food Bank on Thursday, Oct. 28, after seizing it from suspect poachers. Photo courtesy of the B.C. Conservation Officer Service.

300 pounds of moose meat seized from alleged poachers, gifted to B.C. food bank

B.C. conservation officers search Lower Mainland home on Oct. 28, charges are pending

B.C. conservation officers dropping off two shopping carts full of moose meat to Abbotsford’s Archway Food Bank on Thursday, Oct. 28, after seizing it from suspect poachers. Photo courtesy of the B.C. Conservation Officer Service.
LEFT: The wooden stakes, used to support the cedar seedlings as they grown, can be seen discarded here. RIGHT: A row of knocked down stakes along a trail. Photos courtesy of Sandie Zdunich.

Vandals knock down and rip out 150 new cedar-tree seedlings in Mission’s Heritage Park

Around 2,000 seedlings had just been planted; park caretaker says damage is ‘very disheartening’

LEFT: The wooden stakes, used to support the cedar seedlings as they grown, can be seen discarded here. RIGHT: A row of knocked down stakes along a trail. Photos courtesy of Sandie Zdunich.
Meteorologists call this type of rain pattern an “atmospheric river.” (News file photo)

‘Atmospheric river’ rainstorm headed for Lower Mainland, close to 50 mm expected

Heavy rains to start tonight until Thursday eveining

Meteorologists call this type of rain pattern an “atmospheric river.” (News file photo)
There were at least six people in the house at the time of the shooting, Abbotsford Police say. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Late-night shooting at ‘problem’ house in Abbotsford

Man shot at Oxford Avenue property not co-operating with police

There were at least six people in the house at the time of the shooting, Abbotsford Police say. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
Police have cordoned off a large area directly outside the emergency entrance to Chilliwack General Hospital. Paul Henderson photos.

Brash morning shooting directly outside Chilliwack General Hospital

Paramedics came upon shooting scene, called in medevac for victim in critical condition

Police have cordoned off a large area directly outside the emergency entrance to Chilliwack General Hospital. Paul Henderson photos.
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VIDEO: Pedestrian killed by semi-truck on Highway 1 in Abbotsford

Abbotsford Police working to confirm identity of deceased man

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Jason Klop filed a petition in B.C. Supreme Court on Sept. 17, stating the college has no jurisdiction over his sale of FMT to buyers outside of Canada. Facebook photo.

B.C. naturopath fights order to stop selling human poop in dubious treatments

Jason Klop takes legal action against College of Naturopathic Physicians of B.C.

Jason Klop filed a petition in B.C. Supreme Court on Sept. 17, stating the college has no jurisdiction over his sale of FMT to buyers outside of Canada. Facebook photo.