Abbotsford News Staff

Hannah Kuyek has been named Volunteer of the Year for Community Futures North Fraser.

Abbotsford woman named Volunteer of the Year for business organization

Hannah Kuyek recognized by Community Futures North Fraser

Hannah Kuyek has been named Volunteer of the Year for Community Futures North Fraser.
Mennonite Disaster Service volunteers Mark Rempel, Shirley Gotzke and Fred Rempel work on repairs at a Fraser Valley home. (Submitted photo)

Mennonite Disaster Service receives $400K to help with B.C. flood recovery

Three grants are goingt towards projects in Fraser Valley and Princeton

Mennonite Disaster Service volunteers Mark Rempel, Shirley Gotzke and Fred Rempel work on repairs at a Fraser Valley home. (Submitted photo)
Fraser Health staff at Abbotsford Regional Hospital pose with the new Vyntus Pulmonary Function Testing System. (Submitted/Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation)

New $70,000 pulmonary function machine installed at Abbotsford hospital thanks to TB Vets

Machine replaces aging equipment, helping deal with lengthy waitlist for respiratory health patients

Fraser Health staff at Abbotsford Regional Hospital pose with the new Vyntus Pulmonary Function Testing System. (Submitted/Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation)
Calls have gone up throughout the pandemic and following the November floods to the Abbotsford-based Telecare Crisis and Caring Line. (Stock photo from Pixabay)

Telcare Crisis Line in Abbotsford holds fundraiser throughout May

Agency also supports Mental Health Week by encouraging empathy for others

Calls have gone up throughout the pandemic and following the November floods to the Abbotsford-based Telecare Crisis and Caring Line. (Stock photo from Pixabay)
University of the Fraser Valley Theatre presented William Shakespeare’s Pericles in late March and early April. The department is now among those participating in the Interpret Creative and Performing Arts Festival on April 29 at the Abbotsford UFV campus. (UFV photo)

Creative and Performing Arts Festival coming to UFV in Abbotsford

University of the Fraser Valley features Interpret festival on April 29

University of the Fraser Valley Theatre presented William Shakespeare’s Pericles in late March and early April. The department is now among those participating in the Interpret Creative and Performing Arts Festival on April 29 at the Abbotsford UFV campus. (UFV photo)
Abbotsford-Mission Nature Club members and University of the Fraser Valley students erect two of three bat houses on March 25 at Willband Creek Park in Abbotsford. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford-Mission Nature Club opens new homes for bats at local park

Volunteers set up maternity bat ‘condos’ and roosting box at Willband Creek Park

Abbotsford-Mission Nature Club members and University of the Fraser Valley students erect two of three bat houses on March 25 at Willband Creek Park in Abbotsford. (Submitted photo)
Dr. Satwinder Bains of the UFV South Asian Studies Institute MP and federal NDP party leader Jagmeet Singh attend the recent launch of the South Asian Canadian Legacy Project. (Photo by Darren McDonald, UFV)

UFV project brings awareness to South Asian history and contributions

South Asian Canadian Legacy Project in Abbotsford launched with $1.14 million from province

Dr. Satwinder Bains of the UFV South Asian Studies Institute MP and federal NDP party leader Jagmeet Singh attend the recent launch of the South Asian Canadian Legacy Project. (Photo by Darren McDonald, UFV)
The BC Classic and Custom Car Show was held at Tradex in Abbotsford from Friday to Sunday (April 15 to 17), featuring more than 250 vehicles on display indoors. (PHOTOS BY JOHN MORROW)

PHOTOS: Classic and Custom Car Show held in Abbotsford

24th event took place over the weekend at Tradex

The BC Classic and Custom Car Show was held at Tradex in Abbotsford from Friday to Sunday (April 15 to 17), featuring more than 250 vehicles on display indoors. (PHOTOS BY JOHN MORROW)
The BC Classic and Custom Car Show returns to Tradex in Abbotsford from April 15 to 17 after a two-year absence due to the pandemic. (Abbotsford News file photo)

BC Classic and Custom Car Show returns to Abbotsford

Event features more than 250 cars on display from April 15 to 17 at Tradex

The BC Classic and Custom Car Show returns to Tradex in Abbotsford from April 15 to 17 after a two-year absence due to the pandemic. (Abbotsford News file photo)
The 92nd Bradner Flower Show takes place April 8 to 10 at Bradner Community Hall in Abbotsford. (File photo/Abbotsford News)

Bradner Flower Show in Abbotsford returns after two-year hiatus

Event runs April 8 to 10 at Bradner Community Hall

The 92nd Bradner Flower Show takes place April 8 to 10 at Bradner Community Hall in Abbotsford. (File photo/Abbotsford News)
Students in the March 2020 Environmental Mind Grind, which was held at Sevenoaks Shopping Centre before COVID-19 restrictions were put into place. This year returns to an in-person event after being held virtually in 2021. (Submitted photo)

Environmental Mind Grind returns for Abbotsford and Mission high schools

Registration underway until April 8 for competition at Sevenoaks Shopping Centre

Students in the March 2020 Environmental Mind Grind, which was held at Sevenoaks Shopping Centre before COVID-19 restrictions were put into place. This year returns to an in-person event after being held virtually in 2021. (Submitted photo)
Monik Jaura graduated from UFV in 2021. This year, UFV is launching a three-day campaign to help support students with more scholarships. (UFV image)

UFV aims to establish 22 awards for 22 deserving students in 2022 in 72-hour campaign

University celebrates 48th anniversary with three days of giving for student scholarships

Monik Jaura graduated from UFV in 2021. This year, UFV is launching a three-day campaign to help support students with more scholarships. (UFV image)
Dr. Joanne MacLean has been appointed for a second term as president and vice chancellor of the University of the Fraser Valley, a term that will run until June 2028.

Dr. Joanne MacLean reappointed as president and vice-chancellor of UFV

Board found strong support for MacLean when consulting with university’s various stakeholders

Dr. Joanne MacLean has been appointed for a second term as president and vice chancellor of the University of the Fraser Valley, a term that will run until June 2028.
The Fraser Valley Watermedia Society normally holds its art shows in person, but once again its spring show is being held online, starting May 1. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Fraser Valley Watermedia Society spring show returns online starting May 1

Show runs for the entire month of May and features a number of paintings from local artists

The Fraser Valley Watermedia Society normally holds its art shows in person, but once again its spring show is being held online, starting May 1. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Google Maps screenshot taken at 1:45 p.m. March 27.

TRAFFIC: Crash at 248th St. in Langley slowing westbound Highway 1 commuters

Crash was first reported just before 1:30 p.m.

Google Maps screenshot taken at 1:45 p.m. March 27.
A basket with wine and Abbotsford Canucks tickets is among the more than 100 items up for bid in an online silent auction running until April 3 in support of the BC Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation.

Online auction supports Abbotsford-based BC Agriculture in the Classroom

Event underway until April 3, with proceeds supporting agriculture and food education

A basket with wine and Abbotsford Canucks tickets is among the more than 100 items up for bid in an online silent auction running until April 3 in support of the BC Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation.
The Pacific Agriculture Show will be held at Tradex March 31 to April 2. (Submitted photo)

2022 Pacific Agriculture Show supports rebuilding of agricultural community

First-ever beer garden, food trucks all part of three-day event at Abbotsford’s Tradex

The Pacific Agriculture Show will be held at Tradex March 31 to April 2. (Submitted photo)
Arrowsmith Search and Rescue helped evacuate residents impacted by the flooding on Martindale Road on Monday, Nov. 15. (Michael Briones photo)

14 B.C. First Nations and communities receiving funds to create new evacuation plans

Disasters in 2021 proved importance of evacuating people quickly in large-scale emergency situations

Arrowsmith Search and Rescue helped evacuate residents impacted by the flooding on Martindale Road on Monday, Nov. 15. (Michael Briones photo)
Helen Mobach of Abbotsford has translated from Dutch into English the story of her husband’s family during the Second World War. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford woman translates Dutch book about husband’s family during World War Two

Mobach family of eight survived concentration camps in Java, Indonesia

Helen Mobach of Abbotsford has translated from Dutch into English the story of her husband’s family during the Second World War. (Submitted photo)
Creative Edge School of Arts in Abbotsford presents Newsies: The Broadway Musical on March 30 and 31 at the Clarke Foundation Theatre in Mission. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford’s Creative Edge presents Newsies at Clarke Theatre in Mission

Theatre program holds first stage production since start of pandemic

Creative Edge School of Arts in Abbotsford presents Newsies: The Broadway Musical on March 30 and 31 at the Clarke Foundation Theatre in Mission. (Submitted photo)