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Abbotsford strangers to sisters reunite with two other half-sisters

Beth and Shayna Davison spend the weekend with sisters they have never met after DNA discovery

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Hospital Transfer crews move patients around while sorting out constantly changing logistics during wildfire season. (Submitted)

B.C. hospital transfer company battles ever-changing wildfire situation

Weather, fires, road closures and more didn’t deter crew from safely transporting patients

Hospital Transfer crews move patients around while sorting out constantly changing logistics during wildfire season. (Submitted)
A hockey equipment swap meet is set for Saturday and Sunday at Abbotsford’s MSA Arena. (Submitted)

Hockey equipment swap occurring in Abbotsford this weekend

Fraser Valley Classic 3 on 3 league hosting third annual swap at MSA Arena

A hockey equipment swap meet is set for Saturday and Sunday at Abbotsford’s MSA Arena. (Submitted)
The Abbotsford Canucks released season ticket prices and term packages on Aug. 18. (File photo)

Here’s how Abbotsford Canucks ticket prices stack up

New American Hockey League team releases season ticket prices and term packages

The Abbotsford Canucks released season ticket prices and term packages on Aug. 18. (File photo)
Brandon Gilbeck of the Fraser Valley Bandits was named the Canadian Elite Basketball League’s Defensive Player of the Year on Aug. 18. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Fraser Valley Bandits big man Brandon Gilbeck named Defensive Player of the Year

Canadian Elite Basketball League honours big man at league awards on Aug. 18, next game on Friday

Brandon Gilbeck of the Fraser Valley Bandits was named the Canadian Elite Basketball League’s Defensive Player of the Year on Aug. 18. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
The Abbotsford Canucks have released season ticket pricing for the team’s inaugural season. (Canucks photo)

Abbotsford Canucks release season ticket pricing

American Hockey League team offering multi-year packages for fans

The Abbotsford Canucks have released season ticket pricing for the team’s inaugural season. (Canucks photo)
A fire in the trees at Peardonville near Highway 1 in Abbotsford on Aug. 18, 2021. (Rylan MacDonell/ Facebook)

Fire being fought along Highway 1 in Abbotsford

Traffic backing up east and westbound as fire crews put out the blaze

A fire in the trees at Peardonville near Highway 1 in Abbotsford on Aug. 18, 2021. (Rylan MacDonell/ Facebook)
Vancouver Giants captain Alex Kannok Leipert has signed a professional contract with the AHL’s Abbotsford Canucks (Giants file)
Vancouver Giants captain Alex Kannok Leipert has signed a professional contract with the AHL’s Abbotsford Canucks (Giants file)
Former B.C. legislature Speaker Darryl Plecas (Black Press Media files)

Whistleblower protections needed to prevent future scandals at Legislature: Plecas

The former speaker isn’t optimistic there won’t be further misspending

Former B.C. legislature Speaker Darryl Plecas (Black Press Media files)
Abbotsford’s University of the Fraser Valley (left) and Columbia Bible College will not require students to be vaccinated when school returns.

Abbotsford post-secondary institutions not making vaccines mandatory

University of the Fraser Valley, Columbia Bible College say they will follow PHA advice

Abbotsford’s University of the Fraser Valley (left) and Columbia Bible College will not require students to be vaccinated when school returns.
The Abbotsford Canucks have signed defenceman Ashton Sautner (left) and forward Tristan Nielsen to American Hockey League contracts. (File photos)

Abbotsford Canucks sign pair of players

AHL team signs former Vancouver Giants star Tristan Nielsen, defender Ashton Sautner

The Abbotsford Canucks have signed defenceman Ashton Sautner (left) and forward Tristan Nielsen to American Hockey League contracts. (File photos)
The trial date has been set for the four people charged with 21 combined counts of break and enter and criminal mischief in relation to a protest at an Abbotsford hog farm in 2019. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Trial date set for activists linked to Abbotsford hog farm protest

The ‘Excelsior 4’ will head to trial on June 28, 2022, the four defendants face 21 combined charges

The trial date has been set for the four people charged with 21 combined counts of break and enter and criminal mischief in relation to a protest at an Abbotsford hog farm in 2019. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
The Yak110 takes to the skies during the Abbotsford International Airshow’s Skydrive event on Saturday. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

PHOTOS: Abbotsford International Airshow Skydrive Saturday evening show

Highlights from the lone drive-in show on Saturday, Skydrive scheduled to occur on Sunday

The Yak110 takes to the skies during the Abbotsford International Airshow’s Skydrive event on Saturday. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
A beautiful new kayak was given to Abbotsford mom Nikki Jensen after hers was stolen from her. She was also given cash to replace it, so she’s sending birthday supplies to a child in Nunavut. (Nikki Jensen photo/ Facebook)

Theft of cherished kayak led to several acts of giving, says Abbotsford mother

Woman sponsoring birthday party for a child in Nunavut after overwhelming community support

A beautiful new kayak was given to Abbotsford mom Nikki Jensen after hers was stolen from her. She was also given cash to replace it, so she’s sending birthday supplies to a child in Nunavut. (Nikki Jensen photo/ Facebook)
Beth and Shayna Davison are now very close after discovering they are half-sisters. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Strangers to sisters: Abbotsford neighbours discover they are related

DNA research leads to discovery that acquaintances have the same father

Beth and Shayna Davison are now very close after discovering they are half-sisters. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Michael Doyle has been named the Canucks new president of business operations. (Canucks photo)

Canucks name new president of business operations

Michael Doyle will work in both Abbotsford and Vancouver to enhance fan experience

Michael Doyle has been named the Canucks new president of business operations. (Canucks photo)
Barry Marsden was one of the founding members of Conair Group Inc., as well as chairman and CEO. The company announced his passing on July 29. (Submitted photo)

Founder of Abbotsford aerial firefighting company Conair dies

Barry Marsden contributed to firefighting from the skies for more than 50 years

Barry Marsden was one of the founding members of Conair Group Inc., as well as chairman and CEO. The company announced his passing on July 29. (Submitted photo)
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Vancouver Canucks two-way deals offer glimpse into Abbotsford Canucks roster

National Hockey League club signs a number of players for 2021-22 season, AHL season begins October

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Summer Slam event coming to Abbotsford’s Sevenoaks Shopping Centre

Outdoor three-on-three basketball tournament debuting later this summer

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Langley RCMP found drugs, guns, cash, stolen cars, and even a stolen boat when they raided a rural Abbotsford property in June. (Langley RCMP)

Drug raid by Langley RCMP on rural Abbotsford house nets cash, guns, fentanyl

Police used flashbangs to enter when the occupants wouldn’t open the doors

Langley RCMP found drugs, guns, cash, stolen cars, and even a stolen boat when they raided a rural Abbotsford property in June. (Langley RCMP)