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Andrew  Holota Editor
Andrew Holota
1-604-851-4522
Andrew Holota is the editor of the Abbotsford News, a twice-weekly community newspaper that is part of the Black Press chain. Andrew's journalism career began more than 35 years ago, as a photographer. He moved into reporting, and has been an editor since 1984 at various Valley and Lower Mainland community newspapers.
     
Andrew  Franklin Publisher
Andrew Franklin
1-604-851-4538
     
Contributor
Contributed
     
Editorial
Editorial
     
Crystal  Orchison Advertising
Crystal Orchison
604-851-4444
     
Front Office
Krista Stobbe
604-851-4442
     
Creative services
Kevin Plastow
604-851-4440
     
Carol  Aun Reporter/Arts Editor
Carol Aun
604-851-4441
Carol has been a reporter with Black Press for 12 years.
     
Jason  Roessle Reporter
Jason Roessle
Jason has been an employee of Black Press since 1999, and has worked in Burns Lake, Agassiz/Harrison and throughout the Lower Mainland. He was with The Record from 2001-2013, and now works at The Abbotsford News.
     
Sports
Dan Kinvig
     
Reporter
Alina Konevski
     
Reporter
Kolby Solinsky
1-604-369-8778
     
reporter
Eliza Faulkner
     
     
Reporter
Tim Fitzgerald
     
     
Tom  Fletcher Columnist
Tom Fletcher
604-820-5458
Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press newspapers. He's based in Victoria.
     
Graham  Yates Columnist
Graham Yates
604-820-5458
     
Reporter
Staff Writer
     
Jeff  Weltz Columnist
Jeff Weltz
604-820-5452
     
Columnist
Sharon Syrette
     
Columnist
Heather Stewart
Heather Stewart is a Communities in Bloom and Farmers Market volunteer.
     
Contributor
Doris Paterson
Doris is a long-time Mission resident and accomplished artist.
     
Contributor
Dean Murdoch
Dean Murdoch is the editor of SpeedZone magazine.
     
Kirsten  Hargreaves Columnist
Kirsten Hargreaves
604-820-3752
Kirsten Hargreaves is the manager of social development for the District of Mission.

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