Tyler Olsen

Police seized nearly 200 kilograms of methamphetamine Sunday after a pair of men allegedly crossed the U.S.-Canada border illegally with an ATV and a trailer in Abbotsford.

Police seize nearly 200 kg of meth near U.S. border in Abbotsford

Police say meth seizure is likely one of the largest in Canadian history

Police seized nearly 200 kilograms of methamphetamine Sunday after a pair of men allegedly crossed the U.S.-Canada border illegally with an ATV and a trailer in Abbotsford.
Abbotsford police officer remembered for sense of humour after dying following off-duty assault

Abbotsford police officer remembered for sense of humour after dying following off-duty assault

Const. Allan Young, 55, was assaulted in Nelson on July 16

Abbotsford police officer remembered for sense of humour after dying following off-duty assault
A woman holds a sign reading “Hold Police Accountable” near police officers watching as thousands of people gather for a peaceful demonstration in support of George Floyd and Regis Korchinski-Paquet and protest against racism, injustice and police brutality, in Vancouver, on Sunday, May 31, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Black, Indigenous people report misconduct by B.C.’s municipal police forces twice as often as others

Black, Indigenous and Middle Eastern people filed 20 per cent of all complaints with the OPCC

A woman holds a sign reading “Hold Police Accountable” near police officers watching as thousands of people gather for a peaceful demonstration in support of George Floyd and Regis Korchinski-Paquet and protest against racism, injustice and police brutality, in Vancouver, on Sunday, May 31, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Chilliwack brewery eyes downtown Abbotsford location

Chilliwack brewery eyes downtown Abbotsford location

Old Yale Brewing wants to operate a brewery and tasting room in Abbotsford’s historic downtown

Chilliwack brewery eyes downtown Abbotsford location
Police watchdog investigating after Abbotsford man seriously injured during arrest

Police watchdog investigating after Abbotsford man seriously injured during arrest

Abbotsford police used ‘less lethal firearm’ and dog in arrest of man believed to have gun

Police watchdog investigating after Abbotsford man seriously injured during arrest
The Supreme Court has ruled that Abbotsford needs a new French-language school and that Chilliwack’s currently doesn’t meet the needs of its students.                                Jessica Peters/Black Press

Supreme Court orders new French-language school for Abbotsford, improved one for Chilliwack

A French-only elementary school must be built in Abbotsford, court ordered in landmark ruling

The Supreme Court has ruled that Abbotsford needs a new French-language school and that Chilliwack’s currently doesn’t meet the needs of its students.                                Jessica Peters/Black Press
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Outbreak at Abbotsford care home declared over

Nine cases had been linked to the site, with one death

THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-NIAID-RML via AP
The Fraser East health region – which includes Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Mission and Hope – has become B.C.’s nexus for COVID-19 transmission.

Fraser East health region has become B.C.’s COVID-19 hotspot

Region that includes Chilliwack and Abbotsford saw more than one-third of new cases in mid-June

The Fraser East health region – which includes Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Mission and Hope – has become B.C.’s nexus for COVID-19 transmission.
Five-year-old Abbotsford girl reaches into piggy bank to support food-truck operator

Five-year-old Abbotsford girl reaches into piggy bank to support food-truck operator

Charlotte Charles donated $20 and made card for her favourite mini-donut-maker

Five-year-old Abbotsford girl reaches into piggy bank to support food-truck operator
COLUMN: Why you probably agree with the Black Lives Matter slogan, even if you think you don’t

COLUMN: Why you probably agree with the Black Lives Matter slogan, even if you think you don’t

‘Systemic racism’ isn’t complicated. It means a child’s skin colour affects their likelihood to prosper.

COLUMN: Why you probably agree with the Black Lives Matter slogan, even if you think you don’t
Hundreds protested in downtown Abbotsford Friday afternoon in solidarity with demonstrations elsewhere in North America. Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News

PHOTOS: Hundreds demonstrate in Abbotsford for end to racism

Protest in city’s historic downtown was largest demonstration in recent memory

Hundreds protested in downtown Abbotsford Friday afternoon in solidarity with demonstrations elsewhere in North America. Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News
$25 million Fraser Valley highway project 18 months behind schedule

$25 million Fraser Valley highway project 18 months behind schedule

Ministry says information security protocols have ‘evolved’ since construction on project wrapped up

$25 million Fraser Valley highway project 18 months behind schedule
Mission Institution. Kevin Mills / Mission City Record.

Mission prison COVID-19 outbreak declared over

Dr. Bonnie Henry hails work done to halt outbreak, which saw more than 130 people contract COVID-19

Mission Institution. Kevin Mills / Mission City Record.
Eleven cases now linked to COVID-19 outbreak at Abbotsford hospital

Eleven cases now linked to COVID-19 outbreak at Abbotsford hospital

COVID-19 outbreak at Abbotsford Regional Hospital was first declared last Friday

Eleven cases now linked to COVID-19 outbreak at Abbotsford hospital
Latest Abbotsford hospital COVID outbreak tally: Nine cases

Latest Abbotsford hospital COVID outbreak tally: Nine cases

COVID-19 outbreak at Abbotsford Regional Hospital was first declared last Friday

Latest Abbotsford hospital COVID outbreak tally: Nine cases
Abbotsford Regional Hospital

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Abbotsford Regional Hospital

Six staff and one patient have tested positive for virus

Abbotsford Regional Hospital
The Fraser Valley Express runs between Chilliwack and Langley’s Carvolth bus exchange.

COVID-19 derails bus connection between Fraser Valley cities and SkyTrain

BC Transit had planned to extend Fraser Valley Express to Burnaby’s Lougheed Station in 2021

The Fraser Valley Express runs between Chilliwack and Langley’s Carvolth bus exchange.
COVID-19 outbreak at Worthington rehab unit in Abbotsford declared over

COVID-19 outbreak at Worthington rehab unit in Abbotsford declared over

Three people died and 16 people contracted virus at Fraser Health facility

COVID-19 outbreak at Worthington rehab unit in Abbotsford declared over
Beloved Abbotsford grandpas perish from COVID-19, families decry lack of communication from care facility

Beloved Abbotsford grandpas perish from COVID-19, families decry lack of communication from care facility

Raghbir Singh Dosanjh and Ronald Young died in April after stays in Worthington Pavilion’s rehab unit

Beloved Abbotsford grandpas perish from COVID-19, families decry lack of communication from care facility
The city has told the owners of a Juniper Crescent house to tear down the building.

Owner of raccoon-infested Abbotsford house told to tear down building

Cost to demolish dilapidated Abbotsford home would be tacked onto owners’ property taxes

The city has told the owners of a Juniper Crescent house to tear down the building.