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Freezing rain could lead to power outages in Fraser Valley

Freezing rain could lead to power outages in Fraser Valley

Winter storm watch issued for Fraser Valley; residents urged to prepare for possible power outages, impassable roads

Freezing rain could lead to power outages in Fraser Valley
Dean Joanisse (far left) is one of two Abbotsford-based skips competing at the event. Joanisse represents the Golden Ears Winter Club at the event.

Abbotsford hosting B.C. men’s curling provincials

Twelve teams battling for the right to represent the province

Dean Joanisse (far left) is one of two Abbotsford-based skips competing at the event. Joanisse represents the Golden Ears Winter Club at the event.
Alex Gervais

Alex Gervais died alone after years of instability, neglect: Child advocate report

Alex Gervais, 18, jumped to his death from a fourth-floor window of an Abbotsford hotel last September while in provincial care.

Alex Gervais
A couple navigates snowy steps while leaving the citizenship swearing-in ceremony at Parksville Conference and Community Centre Friday morning.

Lower Mainland digs out from major snowfall, power outages continue in some areas

Dump of 10 to 20 cm yesterday snowiest day at YVR in two years, snowfall warning continues for Fraser Valley

A couple navigates snowy steps while leaving the citizenship swearing-in ceremony at Parksville Conference and Community Centre Friday morning.
A snowfall warning is in effect for the Fraser Valley.

Snowfall warning issued for Abbotsford and Chilliwack

Snow could begin falling Friday morning, with as much as 15 centimetres possible.

A snowfall warning is in effect for the Fraser Valley.
A mixture of sun

WEATHER: Mixture of conditions for Abbotsford

It looks like a little bit of everything is expected in the…

A mixture of sun
The annual Riot of Reading event returned to Mission on Saturday.

VIDEO: Riot of Reading Solutions

Annual event celebrates literacy and reading

The annual Riot of Reading event returned to Mission on Saturday.
The Outlaws posted a big win over Abbotsford on Friday.

VIDEO: Mission City Outlaws defeat Abbotsford Pilots

Mission scores a big win on Friday on the road

The Outlaws posted a big win over Abbotsford on Friday.
Expect mainly sunny skies for Abbotsford on Monday.

WEATHER: Mainly sunny Monday for Abbotsford

Temperatures reaching as high as seven in the afternoon

Expect mainly sunny skies for Abbotsford on Monday.
WEATHER: Rain to return as temperatures warm

WEATHER: Rain to continue

Ten to 15 millimetres of rain forecast for Tuesday.

WEATHER: Rain to return as temperatures warm
Rainfall warning for Fraser Valley

Rainfall warning issued for Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver

Public urged to keep eye on conditions as rain expected to fall throughout Tuesday.

Rainfall warning for Fraser Valley
WEATHER: Rain to return as temperatures warm

WEATHER: Rain to return as temperatures warm

Wet weather forecast to start around noon and continue through the week.

WEATHER: Rain to return as temperatures warm
The Abbotsford Police Department suspects that a dark-coloured pickup truck distributed hate literature in Abbotsford on Sunday morning.

KKK pamphlets thrown on dozens of Abbotsford driveways

Police investigating after bags containing material insulting Martin Luther King Jr. distributed in east Abbotsford.

The Abbotsford Police Department suspects that a dark-coloured pickup truck distributed hate literature in Abbotsford on Sunday morning.
The Mission Arts Council's Peggy Staber Memorial Show runs until Jan. 21.

VIDEO: Peggy Staber Memorial Show

Mission Arts Council annual show runs until Jan. 21

The Mission Arts Council's Peggy Staber Memorial Show runs until Jan. 21.
The Curl BC Lower Mainland U18 men's and women's playdowns occurred in Mission on Saturday and Sunday.

VIDEO: Curling U18 Lower Mainland playdowns

Top young teams participate at curling event in Mission

The Curl BC Lower Mainland U18 men's and women's playdowns occurred in Mission on Saturday and Sunday.
Black ice creating havoc on Mission roads

Black ice creating havoc on Mission roads

RCMP urging motorists to slow down after multiple accidents reported.

Black ice creating havoc on Mission roads
A suspect was arrested after the robbery of a Sevenoaks jewelry store on New Year's Day.

Suspect arrested after Abbotsford jewelry store robbery

Police say man arrested also considered a suspect in robberies in Chilliwack and other Fraser Valley cities.

A suspect was arrested after the robbery of a Sevenoaks jewelry store on New Year's Day.
QUIZ: 12 questions to test your knowledge of B.C. news in 2016

QUIZ: 12 questions to test your knowledge of B.C. news in 2016

How well do you know your provincial news? Take our #BCNewsQuiz and see how you score

QUIZ: 12 questions to test your knowledge of B.C. news in 2016
Emergency dispatchers received some unusual phone calls in 2016.

Stuck gym lockers, job queries top 2016 list of reasons to not call 911

Non-emergency calls can delay the response to a legitimate emergency

Emergency dispatchers received some unusual phone calls in 2016.
Shoppers flocked to the stores for some of the best deals of the year on Monday.

VIDEO: Boxing Day shoppers hit the stores

Malls jam packed as consumers take advantage of deals

Shoppers flocked to the stores for some of the best deals of the year on Monday.