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Kari Simpson, speaking Tuesday night at a meeting in Abbotsford, claims schools in B.C. are attempting to brainwash children. (Kelvin Gawley/Abbotsford News)

Conservative activists rail against LGBT curriculum in Abbotsford

‘We are in a war for our nation and our children,’ Kari Simpson says

Kari Simpson, speaking Tuesday night at a meeting in Abbotsford, claims schools in B.C. are attempting to brainwash children. (Kelvin Gawley/Abbotsford News)
HIGHWAY ALERT: Westbound traffic backed up on Highway 1

HIGHWAY ALERT: Westbound traffic backed up on Highway 1

Collision east of Peardonville exit

HIGHWAY ALERT: Westbound traffic backed up on Highway 1
Ultra-low-cost airline set to Swoop into B.C.

Ultra-low-cost airline set to Swoop into B.C.

New WestJet subsidiary will take off in 2018

Ultra-low-cost airline set to Swoop into B.C.
TV stations broke ethics codes by airing Abbotsford school stabbing video: ruling

TV stations broke ethics codes by airing Abbotsford school stabbing video: ruling

Global BC and CTV Vancouver broadcast cellphone clip of Nov. 1 stabbing

TV stations broke ethics codes by airing Abbotsford school stabbing video: ruling
Tristan Readman, of the Canadian Coast Guard, speaks with prospective employees at the Black Press Extreme Career Fair Thursday at the Kelowna Curling Rink. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)

How will the minimum wage increase affect your chances of getting a job?

The next Black Press Extreme Education & Career Fair is set for Sept. 28 at the Cloverdale Agriplex

Tristan Readman, of the Canadian Coast Guard, speaks with prospective employees at the Black Press Extreme Career Fair Thursday at the Kelowna Curling Rink. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)
MLA Darryl Plecas kicked out of BC Liberal Party

MLA Darryl Plecas kicked out of BC Liberal Party

Plecas shocked caucus after accepting Speaker job in the legislature

MLA Darryl Plecas kicked out of BC Liberal Party
MLA Darryl Plecas is escorted from legislative assembly by clerk Craig James after being elected speaker at B.C. legislature, Victoria Friday, September 8, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

B.C. MLA defies own party, named Speaker

Liberal MLA Darryl Plecas nonimated as new legislature Speaker

MLA Darryl Plecas is escorted from legislative assembly by clerk Craig James after being elected speaker at B.C. legislature, Victoria Friday, September 8, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
APD Const. Ian MacDonald and his son show off new ‘Think Inside the Box’ materials. Youtube screenshot

Abbotsford police telling drivers to ‘think inside the box’

New campaign has cops giving out cardboard boxes

APD Const. Ian MacDonald and his son show off new ‘Think Inside the Box’ materials. Youtube screenshot
A crash involving a motorcycle occurred on Highway 1 Saturday evening. John Morrow/Abbotsford News

UPDATE: One lane open on Highway 1 following motorcycle crash

Incident happened before 5 p.m. near Clearbrook Road in Abbotsford

A crash involving a motorcycle occurred on Highway 1 Saturday evening. John Morrow/Abbotsford News
Abbotsford’s shopping cart bridge will be removed

Abbotsford’s shopping cart bridge will be removed

Ministry of Transportation says it will remove camper and structure

Abbotsford’s shopping cart bridge will be removed
The NDP have promised B.C.’s minimum wage will increase to $15 an hour by 2021. Thinkstock photo

Will unemployment rise with minimum wage in B.C.?

Economist says available evidence is complicated

The NDP have promised B.C.’s minimum wage will increase to $15 an hour by 2021. Thinkstock photo
Shane Patmore gestures towards the bridge he constructed out of shopping carts. Kelvin Gawley/Abbotsford News

VIDEO: ‘It’s safe for everybody’ – homeless builder of shopping cart bridge hopes it can stay

Abbotsford’s Shane Patmore says he does what he can to help out

Shane Patmore gestures towards the bridge he constructed out of shopping carts. Kelvin Gawley/Abbotsford News
VIDEO: Decomposing body found in abandoned Abbotsford home

VIDEO: Decomposing body found in abandoned Abbotsford home

Police and coroner investigating cause of death

VIDEO: Decomposing body found in abandoned Abbotsford home
Const. Pat Kelly says he was amazed by the ingenuity that went into building this bridge.                                 Photo: twitter.com/CstKelly

Abbotsford cop finds bridge made of shopping carts, carpet, pallets

‘The ingenuity amazes me,’ officer says, after finding engineering feat in unexpected place

Const. Pat Kelly says he was amazed by the ingenuity that went into building this bridge.                                 Photo: twitter.com/CstKelly
Three tied up at gunpoint while three-year-old slept in B.C. home invasion

Three tied up at gunpoint while three-year-old slept in B.C. home invasion

Abbotsford police looking for suspects who stole valuables and vehicles

Three tied up at gunpoint while three-year-old slept in B.C. home invasion
Sumas Mountain Park closed due to fire risk

Sumas Mountain Park closed due to fire risk

Will remain closed until further notice

Sumas Mountain Park closed due to fire risk
A 23-year-old Mission man was arrested for drinking on a WestJet flight from Calgary to Abbotsford.

Mission man arrested for drinking booze, defying flight attendants on airplane

23-year-old had a court order against consuming alcohol

A 23-year-old Mission man was arrested for drinking on a WestJet flight from Calgary to Abbotsford.
The US/Canada border at Lefeuvre Road, where an Iraqi man is believed to have crossed into Canada illegally in an attempt to make a refugee claim.                                 Kelvin Gawley/Abbotsford News

Iraqi man claimed refugee status after crossing into Canada illegally

31 year old entered Abbotsford, asked local to call police

The US/Canada border at Lefeuvre Road, where an Iraqi man is believed to have crossed into Canada illegally in an attempt to make a refugee claim.                                 Kelvin Gawley/Abbotsford News
Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon MP Jati Sidhu had the third highest expenses in the last fiscal year. He spent $485,684. / File Photo

MP Sidhu among region’s top spenders

Mission politician’s expenses $68,524 higher than the national average

Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon MP Jati Sidhu had the third highest expenses in the last fiscal year. He spent $485,684. / File Photo
Week in Review – July 22

Week in Review – July 22

Take a look back at the stories that made The News this week

Week in Review – July 22