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Building evacuated, as high-voltage power lines spark fire in ivy-covered power pole

A section of Old Yale Road in central Abbotsford was shut down Saturday evening

Mission fire truck pull returns in July

More teams of 10 wanted for fun, fundraising event

VIDEO: Abbotsford News Week in Review – June 24

We look back at some of the news highlights from the past week

PHOTOS: Mission Soapbox Derby on today

More than 40 racers took part in today’s event

  • Jun 24th, 2017

Backyard is closing in on Mission homeowner

Sylvia van Gerven says the district should be cutting back the neighbouring vegetation

Sevenoaks Shopping Centre sold for $214 million

The News has learned major Abbotsford mall was sold in February

National Aboriginal Day festivities in Mission


21 truck procession down First Ave. in Mission


Candidates wait for results


Election day in Mission


Mission payroll rises by $1.3 million

$17.9 million spent on staff, elected officials wages and expenses in 2016

School stabbing report finds strengths and weaknesses in crisis response

Review makes recommendations for making Abbotsford schools safer

Sears closure in Abbotsford affects 69 employees

Retailer announces location to be among 59 shutting down across Canada

  • Jun 22nd, 2017

‘Aggressive’ behaviour towards Langley Township staff sparks policy review

Name calling, bullying of engineers reported at truck route public information session

Canada Day fireworks moved to Mission Raceway Park

Public invited to come to park for free, starting at 8:30 p.m. Fireworks start at 10 p.m.

Chilliwack woman warns of tax evasion phone scam

Aggressive caller demanded payment imitating revenue agency

Abbotsford teen has own fashion line

Bradin Cummings, 18, holds show on Friday

Alleged threats to Chilliwack mayor lead to criminal charges

Psych report ordered after alleged breaches of protection order last week

VIDEO: Bear Dance a highlight at National Aboriginal Day event in Mission

Mission Friendship Centre Society hosted a fun day of family-orientated activities

VIDEO: Elizabeth’s Wildlife Centre sees busiest season yet

Donations needed to help with supplies and operation of Fraser Valley site

Soapbox Derby set for Saturday in Mission

More than 40 racers expected at annual event

Mission RCMP are looking for speeders by the Mission Bridge

Remember to slow down while driving towards the bridge

  • Jun 20th, 2017

Cold weather delays pesky mosquitoes

If there is a sustained hot spell, the biting insects could become a problem, say mosquito control