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Thousands of people have either voted early or requested mail-in ballots. (Black Press Media File)

Here’s how many mail ballots will need to be counted in Abbotsford & Mission

Across province, 20% of registered voters requested vote-by-mail packages

Thousands of people have either voted early or requested mail-in ballots. (Black Press Media File)
John Morrow photo

Barn catches fire near Abbotsford airport

Fire closes Mt. Lehman Road between Marshall Road and Abbotsford International Airport

John Morrow photo
The number of new COVID-19 cases in the Fraser South region has doubled in the last two weeks. The number of cases in the Fraser East region has tripled.Chart: Tyler Olsen

COVID-19 surge in B.C. fuelled by spikes in new cases in Fraser Valley & Surrey area

Number of newly confirmed cases has tripled in Fraser Valley and doubled in the Surrey/Langley area

The number of new COVID-19 cases in the Fraser South region has doubled in the last two weeks. The number of cases in the Fraser East region has tripled.Chart: Tyler Olsen
Over the last sixty years, temperatures have risen faster in Abbotsford than in Vancouver.(Black Press file photo; Chart: Tyler Olsen)

The Fraser Valley has been warming at a quicker rate than Vancouver. Why?

Implications for agriculture and humans as data suggests region is warming at a rapid rate

Over the last sixty years, temperatures have risen faster in Abbotsford than in Vancouver.(Black Press file photo; Chart: Tyler Olsen)
Only one of four proposed stores in Abbotsford was approved by council Monday. City of Abbotsford map.

City staff recommend which four cannabis stores should get Abbotsford council’s OK

Plethora of applicants in central Abbotsford made location a key deciding fctor

Only one of four proposed stores in Abbotsford was approved by council Monday. City of Abbotsford map.
The BC Conservative and Wexit parties are fielding candidates in the Boundary-Similkameen in Oct. 24's election.

How to watch last week’s Abbotsford-Mission all-candidates meeting anytime, anywhere

All-candidates meetings were recorded and are available online through Zoom

The BC Conservative and Wexit parties are fielding candidates in the Boundary-Similkameen in Oct. 24's election.
The toppling of two trees into the Fraser River has led to substantial erosion near the Matsqui Dike. City of Abbotsford image and map

After trees topple into Fraser River, erosion damage may cost Abbotsford taxpayers $131,000

Erosion damaged part of a trail and threatens nearby Matsqui Dike

The toppling of two trees into the Fraser River has led to substantial erosion near the Matsqui Dike. City of Abbotsford image and map
INTERACTIVE: Monthly COVID-19 cases jump in Chilliwack, dip below 100 in Abbotsford

INTERACTIVE: Monthly COVID-19 cases jump in Chilliwack, dip below 100 in Abbotsford

Ninety-four new COVID-19 cases were detected among Abbotsford residents in September.

INTERACTIVE: Monthly COVID-19 cases jump in Chilliwack, dip below 100 in Abbotsford
An Abbotsford ‘lifestyle club’ has held several events since August, including a ‘MASK-erade’ event. Pixabay photo

Nightclubs are banned, but an Abbotsford sex club is open during COVID-19

‘Lifestyle club’ says its pandemic precautions keep participants safe

An Abbotsford ‘lifestyle club’ has held several events since August, including a ‘MASK-erade’ event. Pixabay photo
Fraser Highway is on the left. Highway 1 is on the right. Abbotsford News file photos

BC NDP corrects platform after promising to widen wrong highway to Abbotsford

Party says route is ‘critical transportation link’ from Surrey to Abbotsford

Fraser Highway is on the left. Highway 1 is on the right. Abbotsford News file photos
Huge 879-unit central Abbotsford seniors development to go to public hearing

Huge 879-unit central Abbotsford seniors development to go to public hearing

First stage would see building of 300 apartments for seniors, to be managed by Menno Place operators

Huge 879-unit central Abbotsford seniors development to go to public hearing
Final candidate list for Abbotsford-Mission riding revealed

Final candidate list for Abbotsford-Mission riding revealed

Fourteen candidates are running in the three local Abbotsford-area seats

Final candidate list for Abbotsford-Mission riding revealed
B.C.’s hospitals still have thousands of empty beds in case of COVID surge

B.C.’s hospitals still have thousands of empty beds in case of COVID surge

Interior Health at 94 per cent capacity; Fraser Health at 64 per cent

B.C.’s hospitals still have thousands of empty beds in case of COVID surge
Abbotsford has a COVID-19 rate 10 times higher than Chilliwack

Abbotsford has a COVID-19 rate 10 times higher than Chilliwack

Abbotsford has been much harder hit by COVID-19 than its neighbour to the east

Abbotsford has a COVID-19 rate 10 times higher than Chilliwack
Heavy rain, strong winds may bring power outages and localized flooding to Fraser Valley this week
Heavy rain, strong winds may bring power outages and localized flooding to Fraser Valley this week
60 middle school students in one Abbotsford classroom? It’s true, stunned parent is told

60 middle school students in one Abbotsford classroom? It’s true, stunned parent is told

Parent says she was in disbelief when her son told her he was in a class with 60 other kids

60 middle school students in one Abbotsford classroom? It’s true, stunned parent is told
Abbotsford parents upset as district gets cohort exemption to maximize class sizes at elementary school

Abbotsford parents upset as district gets cohort exemption to maximize class sizes at elementary school

Classes and cohorts shuffled after division eliminated at King Traditional elementary school

Abbotsford parents upset as district gets cohort exemption to maximize class sizes at elementary school
COLUMN: We don’t need an election. But it’s 2020, so we’ll probably get one anyways.

COLUMN: We don’t need an election. But it’s 2020, so we’ll probably get one anyways.

There are only selfish reasons for the NDP to trigger an election this fall

COLUMN: We don’t need an election. But it’s 2020, so we’ll probably get one anyways.
Say ‘Hi’ to the mountains (and rain): The smoke is gone from the Fraser Valley, for now

Say ‘Hi’ to the mountains (and rain): The smoke is gone from the Fraser Valley, for now

Saturday’s Fraser Valley air quality forecast at ‘moderate risk,’ but morning showers leave skies clear

Say ‘Hi’ to the mountains (and rain): The smoke is gone from the Fraser Valley, for now
Machine pistol among 14 firearms seized from Alaska man at Abbotsford border crossing

Machine pistol among 14 firearms seized from Alaska man at Abbotsford border crossing

Corey Scott Kettering faces charges of smuggling and prohibited firearm possession

Machine pistol among 14 firearms seized from Alaska man at Abbotsford border crossing