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David Egolf of Abbotsford is the honorary chair for the 2022 Gutsy Walk in the eastern Fraser Valley. This year’s event is being held virtually.

Honorary chair of 2022 Gutsy Walk speaks out about Crohn’s disease

David Egolf of Abbotsford urges residents to support eastern Fraser Valley event

David Egolf of Abbotsford is the honorary chair for the 2022 Gutsy Walk in the eastern Fraser Valley. This year’s event is being held virtually.
Among the items police discovered in a stolen vehicle that sped away from Abbotsford into Langley on Jan. 20 were 12 catalytic converters. Tyson Fust of Langley has now been sentenced. (PHOTO: Abbotsford Police Department)

Man sentenced for stealing 12 catalytic converters and fleeing from Abbotsford to Langley

‘Prolific offender’ Tyson Fust previously pleaded guilty to 4 of the 13 charges he faced

Among the items police discovered in a stolen vehicle that sped away from Abbotsford into Langley on Jan. 20 were 12 catalytic converters. Tyson Fust of Langley has now been sentenced. (PHOTO: Abbotsford Police Department)
Mike Haire, a former vice-principal at W. A. Fraser middle school in Abbotsford, is awaiting sentencing on two child-pornography charges, of which he was convicted in February 2022.

Crown says former Abbotsford vice-principal should get up to 3 years for child porn

Judge reserves sentencing decision for Mike Haire, convicted of 2 offences

Mike Haire, a former vice-principal at W. A. Fraser middle school in Abbotsford, is awaiting sentencing on two child-pornography charges, of which he was convicted in February 2022.
Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun speaks at the annual Mayor’s Breakfast on Friday morning (May 13) at Tradex. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford mayor says city is ‘truly resilient’ following flooding and other challenges

Henry Braun addresses flood, homelessness and other topics at annual Mayor’s Breakfast

Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun speaks at the annual Mayor’s Breakfast on Friday morning (May 13) at Tradex. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
Investigators were on the scene Monday night (May 9) at a house on Arcadian Way in Abbotsford where the bodies of Arnie and Joanne De Jong were discovered earlier in the day. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford couple’s killings are ‘shocking and unsettling,’ says mayor

Henry Braun says he knew Arnie and Joanne De Jong for more than 40 years

Investigators were on the scene Monday night (May 9) at a house on Arcadian Way in Abbotsford where the bodies of Arnie and Joanne De Jong were discovered earlier in the day. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
The annual Mayor’s Breakfast was last held in person in 2019 at Tradex. The event returns to Tradex on Friday morning (May 13). (Abbotsford News file photo)

Henry Braun to speak at Mayor’s Breakfast in Abbotsford

Event at Tradex to be live-streamed Friday starting at 7:45 a.m.

The annual Mayor’s Breakfast was last held in person in 2019 at Tradex. The event returns to Tradex on Friday morning (May 13). (Abbotsford News file photo)
A mock impaired-driving crash between a Tesla and a Mustang took place Thursday (May 12) in front of W. J. Mouat Secondary in Abbotsford. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

VIDEO: Abbotsford high school holds mock impaired-driving crash ahead of grad

Police, fire crews, paramedics and others respond to ‘collision’

A mock impaired-driving crash between a Tesla and a Mustang took place Thursday (May 12) in front of W. J. Mouat Secondary in Abbotsford. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
Megan Kinnee, 19, of Maple Ridge was the victim of a fatal motorcycle crash in Abbotsford on July 13, 2018. (Facebook photo)

Man released after filing appeal in Abbotsford motorcycle crash that killed Maple Ridge woman

Harrison Heth-Klems was sentenced to 1 year in jail for 2018 crash that killed Megan Kinnee

Megan Kinnee, 19, of Maple Ridge was the victim of a fatal motorcycle crash in Abbotsford on July 13, 2018. (Facebook photo)
Arnold and Joanne De Jong have been identified as the victims of the double homicide in Abbotsford on May 9. (Submitted photo)

Couple in their 70s identified as victims of double homicide in Abbotsford

Arnold and Joanne De Jong were found dead Monday in home on Arcadian Way

Arnold and Joanne De Jong have been identified as the victims of the double homicide in Abbotsford on May 9. (Submitted photo)
Missing Abbotsford teen Tatyana Hill has been found safe after being spotted in West Vancouver with American man Daniel Ames, 47.

UPDATE: Missing Abbotsford teen found safe after being spotted with American man, 47

Tatyana Hill and Daniel Ames were seen in West Vancouver; Ames is in custody

Missing Abbotsford teen Tatyana Hill has been found safe after being spotted in West Vancouver with American man Daniel Ames, 47.
Investigators were on the scene Monday night (May 9) at a house on Arcadian Way in Abbotsford where the bodies of two adults were discovered earlier in the day. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Homicide team investigating 2 suspicious deaths in Abbotsford home

Officers were called at 10:30 a.m. Monday to rural residence on Arcadian Way

Investigators were on the scene Monday night (May 9) at a house on Arcadian Way in Abbotsford where the bodies of two adults were discovered earlier in the day. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
First responders were on the scene at West Oaks Mall following a collision involving a pedestrian on Sept. 29, 2020. (Kevin MacDonald file photo)

Driver who hit pedestrian in Abbotsford and left scene has been sentenced

Incident in September 2020 seriously injured woman outside West Oaks Mall

First responders were on the scene at West Oaks Mall following a collision involving a pedestrian on Sept. 29, 2020. (Kevin MacDonald file photo)
Peyton Graham used this pellet gun to rob a gas station and a restaurant on Dec. 29, 2020 in Abbotsford. (Abbotsford Police Department photo)

Man sentenced for 2 Abbotsford armed robberies that were 6 minutes apart

Peyton Graham robbed gas station and pizza restaurant on Dec. 29, 2020

Peyton Graham used this pellet gun to rob a gas station and a restaurant on Dec. 29, 2020 in Abbotsford. (Abbotsford Police Department photo)
A 24-year-old driver was clocked going 138 km/h in a 50 km/h zone on May 2 in Abbotsford. (Photo: Abbotsford Police Department)

Abbotsford driver has car impounded for going almost 90 km/h over speed limit

Driver was clocked at 138 km/h while passing another vehicle in 50 km/h zone

A 24-year-old driver was clocked going 138 km/h in a 50 km/h zone on May 2 in Abbotsford. (Photo: Abbotsford Police Department)
A large fire Tuesday morning caused major damage to the Tamarind Westside apartment building on Cardinal Avenue just east of Mt. Lehman Road. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Online fundraisers set up for tenants who lost everything in Abbotsford apartment fire

Residents of impacted building on Cardinal Avenue remain displaced

A large fire Tuesday morning caused major damage to the Tamarind Westside apartment building on Cardinal Avenue just east of Mt. Lehman Road. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Dale Lylyk of Abbotsford remains on life support after being struck by a car while he was walking on Hillcrest Avenue on April 26. The driver left the scene but turned himself in to police three days later.

Online campaign raises funds for Abbotsford man seriously injured in hit-and-run

Dale Lylyk, 38, remains in critical condition after being struck by vehicle on April 26

Dale Lylyk of Abbotsford remains on life support after being struck by a car while he was walking on Hillcrest Avenue on April 26. The driver left the scene but turned himself in to police three days later.
Gene Lahrkamp of Trail, a fugitive who was wanted for the killing of Abbotsford gangster Jimi Sandhu in Thailand, was killed in a plane crash April 30 in Ontario.

Man wanted for killing of Abbotsford gangster in Thailand dies in Ontario plane crash

Gene Lahrkamp – one of Canada’s most-wanted fugitives – is 1 of 4 who died April 30

Gene Lahrkamp of Trail, a fugitive who was wanted for the killing of Abbotsford gangster Jimi Sandhu in Thailand, was killed in a plane crash April 30 in Ontario.
The driver of the Toyota 4Runner involved in a pedestrian hit-and-run on Tuesday night (April 26) has come forward to police. (Screengrab from video)

Driver involved in Abbotsford pedestrian hit-and-run comes forward

Police say 24-year-old man has identified himself as the driver; vehicle has been located

The driver of the Toyota 4Runner involved in a pedestrian hit-and-run on Tuesday night (April 26) has come forward to police. (Screengrab from video)
The most recent photos of child sex offender Shaun Deacon were released by the Abbotsford Police Department on April 21.

Child sex offender in Abbotsford charged with breaching his conditions

Shaun Deacon remains in custody after alleged breaches on April 27

The most recent photos of child sex offender Shaun Deacon were released by the Abbotsford Police Department on April 21.
Traevon Desjarlais-Chalifoux , 17, was found dead in a closet of an Abbotsford group home in September 2020 after being reported missing four days earlier.

Coroners’ inquest called into death of First Nations teen in Abbotsford group home

Traevon Desjarlais-Chalifoux’s suicide was not discovered for 4 days in September 2020

Traevon Desjarlais-Chalifoux , 17, was found dead in a closet of an Abbotsford group home in September 2020 after being reported missing four days earlier.