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Megan Kinnee, 19, was the victim of a fatal motorcycle crash in Abbotsford on July 13, 2018. (Facebook photo)

Judge’s decision reserved in Abbotsford motorcycle crash that killed Maple Ridge woman

Harrison Heth-Klems on trial for dangerous driving causing death in 2018 collision

Megan Kinnee, 19, was the victim of a fatal motorcycle crash in Abbotsford on July 13, 2018. (Facebook photo)
The Abbotsford Law Courts. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News file)

Two men plead guilty in relation to 2019 shots-fired incident in Abbotsford

Pair to be sentenced later for being in a vehicle knowing a firearm was present

The Abbotsford Law Courts. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News file)
Mike Haire, a former vice-principal at W. A. Fraser middle school in Abbotsford, was charged with two child pornography offences in September 2018.

Defence wants evidence tossed out for former Abbotsford vice-principal charged with child porn

BC Supreme Court justice previously ruled that Mike Haire’s charter rights were breached

Mike Haire, a former vice-principal at W. A. Fraser middle school in Abbotsford, was charged with two child pornography offences in September 2018.
The West Coast Women’s Show is among numerous events held annually at Tradex in Abbotsford. A local residents’ group is planning to submit a bid for the operation of the facility that would include continuing to hold trade and consumer shows. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Local group plans to submit bid to turn Abbotsford’s Tradex into athletics and health centre

Thrive Campus Ltd. also plans to hold consumer shows and community events

The West Coast Women’s Show is among numerous events held annually at Tradex in Abbotsford. A local residents’ group is planning to submit a bid for the operation of the facility that would include continuing to hold trade and consumer shows. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Renewable natural gas generated at the Net Zero Waste Abbotsford facility will be sold to FortisBC starting in early 2023. (PHOTO: Net Zero Waste Abbotsford)

Abbotsford facility to supply renewable natural gas to FortisBC

Net Zero Waste Abbotsford project expected to meet needs of 1,900 homes

Renewable natural gas generated at the Net Zero Waste Abbotsford facility will be sold to FortisBC starting in early 2023. (PHOTO: Net Zero Waste Abbotsford)
Investigators were on the scene Aug. 21, 2019 of a fatal hit-and-run that had occurred the night before on Marshall Road in Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Woman sentenced for 2019 hit-and-run that killed pedestrian in Abbotsford

77-year-old man died after being struck by SUV on Marshall Road

Investigators were on the scene Aug. 21, 2019 of a fatal hit-and-run that had occurred the night before on Marshall Road in Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Fiona Doerksen of Chilliwack performed CPR on a man suffering an overdose in Abbotsford on Oct. 8. She is now urging others to carry naloxone kits, which reverse the effects of an overdose.

Chilliwack teen promotes Narcan kits after seeing near-fatal overdose in Abbotsford

Fiona Doerksen performed CPR outside dollar store on Oct. 8

Fiona Doerksen of Chilliwack performed CPR on a man suffering an overdose in Abbotsford on Oct. 8. She is now urging others to carry naloxone kits, which reverse the effects of an overdose.
Matsqui Institution in Abbotsford (Abbotsford News file photo)

Crystal meth worth $183K located at Abbotsford prison

Package containing the drugs seized Oct. 11 from Matsqui Institution

Matsqui Institution in Abbotsford (Abbotsford News file photo)
Skully White operates Lullys Food Experience hotdog stand out of the Canadian Tire parking lot in Abbotsford. White has now signed a deal to run a stand inside Abbotsford Centre. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Popular gourmet hotdog stand cuts deal with Abbotsford Centre

Skully White’s Lullys will operate during hockey games and concerts

Skully White operates Lullys Food Experience hotdog stand out of the Canadian Tire parking lot in Abbotsford. White has now signed a deal to run a stand inside Abbotsford Centre. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
Some of the floral watercolour paintings created by Debbie Mar’s Grade 3 students at Upper Sumas Elementary. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford Grade 3 class connects with seniors through flowers

First project of Upper Sumas Elementary students is watercolour paintings

Some of the floral watercolour paintings created by Debbie Mar’s Grade 3 students at Upper Sumas Elementary. (Submitted photo)
Megan Kinnee, 19, was the victim of a fatal motorcycle crash in Abbotsford on July 13, 2018. (Facebook photo)

Trial underway for man charged in Abbotsford motorcycle crash that killed Maple Ridge woman

Megan Kinnee, 19, died July 13, 2019 after motorcycle rear-ended SUV

Megan Kinnee, 19, was the victim of a fatal motorcycle crash in Abbotsford on July 13, 2018. (Facebook photo)
Rapid COVID tests will be handed out in Abbotsford on Oct. 13. (Engaged Communities/ Facebook)

Free COVID test kits to be handed out in Abbotsford

Distribution by Engaged Communities takes place Wednesday, Oct. 13

Rapid COVID tests will be handed out in Abbotsford on Oct. 13. (Engaged Communities/ Facebook)
A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared over at the Terrace East assisted-living facility on the Menno Place campus in Abbotsford. (Photo: Menno Place)

COVID-19 outbreak declared over at Terrace East in Abbotsford

Nine residents tested positive and three died at assisted-living facility

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared over at the Terrace East assisted-living facility on the Menno Place campus in Abbotsford. (Photo: Menno Place)
Maan Farms in Abbotsford has lost half of its pumpkin crop due to rot. The unmarketable pumpkins are being offered to animal farmers and sanctuaries. (Dylaina Gollub Photography)

Abbotsford farm loses half its pumpkin crop due to rot

Maan Farms now offering unusable pumpkins to animal farmers

Maan Farms in Abbotsford has lost half of its pumpkin crop due to rot. The unmarketable pumpkins are being offered to animal farmers and sanctuaries. (Dylaina Gollub Photography)
The Uniform Gang Enforcement Team of the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of B.C. arrested two men in Abbotsford earlier this year after allegedly finding a loaded handgun in their vehicle. The men have now been charged. (CFSEU-BC/Facebook)

Two Abbotsford men charged after gang unit allegedly finds loaded gun in vehicle

Pair were previously charged with drug and weapon offences in Regina

The Uniform Gang Enforcement Team of the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of B.C. arrested two men in Abbotsford earlier this year after allegedly finding a loaded handgun in their vehicle. The men have now been charged. (CFSEU-BC/Facebook)
Jaclyn Ferland-Smith, formerly of Abbotsford, has been missing in Costa Rica since Aug. 17.

Abbotsford Police involved in search for woman missing in Costa Rica

Jaclyn Ferland-Smith was last seen Aug. 17 by her husband at their home

Jaclyn Ferland-Smith, formerly of Abbotsford, has been missing in Costa Rica since Aug. 17.
The elementary campus of Abbotsford Christian School has moved to remote learning from Sept. 28 to Oct. 1 due to some COVID-19 cases. (Google Street View)

Abbotsford school moves to temporary remote learning due to COVID-19 cases

Abbotsford Christian elementary reports ‘a number’ of cases and ‘close contacts’

The elementary campus of Abbotsford Christian School has moved to remote learning from Sept. 28 to Oct. 1 due to some COVID-19 cases. (Google Street View)
(Black Press Media files)

Abbotsford teacher reprimanded for showing video with profanity and violence

Three-day suspension issued; teacher failed to review film beforehand

(Black Press Media files)
Participating in a virtual forum on Wednesday night were federal Abbotsford riding candidates (clockwise from top left) Stephen Fowler (Green Party), Navreen Gill (Liberal), Kevin Sinclair (People’s Party) and Ed Fast (Conservative). (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford PPC candidate admits to having COVID in debate; takes aim at vaccine passports

PPC candidate Kevin Sinclair claimed to be treating his symptoms with Vitamins C and D

Participating in a virtual forum on Wednesday night were federal Abbotsford riding candidates (clockwise from top left) Stephen Fowler (Green Party), Navreen Gill (Liberal), Kevin Sinclair (People’s Party) and Ed Fast (Conservative). (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at the Terrace East assisted-living facility on the Menno Place campus in Abbotsford. (Photo: Menno Place)

COVID-19 outbreak declared at second Menno Place building in Abbotsford

Terrace East has 3 cases and Menno Home is now up to 38

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at the Terrace East assisted-living facility on the Menno Place campus in Abbotsford. (Photo: Menno Place)