Vikki Hopes

A baby snowshoe hare is one of the current inhabitants at Elizabeth’s Wildlife Centre in Abbotsford. The centre is facing financial constraints due to the pandemic and the required demolition of their clinic and nursery. (Submitted photo)

Elizabeth’s Wildlife Center in Abbotsford faces financial crush

Site has to cancel fundraising open house for second year in a row

A baby snowshoe hare is one of the current inhabitants at Elizabeth’s Wildlife Centre in Abbotsford. The centre is facing financial constraints due to the pandemic and the required demolition of their clinic and nursery. (Submitted photo)
Kevin Wesley has been charged with the first-degree murder of Christopher Hood on July 5, 2021 in Abbotsford.

Man charged with 1st-degree murder at Clearbrook Park in Abbotsford

Body of Christopher Hood, 44, was found in parking lot on July 5, 2021

Kevin Wesley has been charged with the first-degree murder of Christopher Hood on July 5, 2021 in Abbotsford.
Conservative MPs Ed Fast (left) and Brad Vis have confirmed they will seek re-election in the Abbotsford and Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon ridings, respectively, in the federal election on Sept. 20. (Kevin Mills/Mission City Record)

FEDERAL ELECTION 2021: Candidates declared so far in Abbotsford’s 3 federal ridings

Justin Trudeau announces snap election for Monday, Sept. 20

Conservative MPs Ed Fast (left) and Brad Vis have confirmed they will seek re-election in the Abbotsford and Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon ridings, respectively, in the federal election on Sept. 20. (Kevin Mills/Mission City Record)
Robert Schellenberg, formerly of Abbotsford, is shown here on Chinese media during his drug-smuggling re-trial in China in January 2019.

Family says ‘difficult to process’ death sentence in China of former Abbotsford man

Amnesty International condemns court’s decision to deny appeal of Robert Schellenberg

Robert Schellenberg, formerly of Abbotsford, is shown here on Chinese media during his drug-smuggling re-trial in China in January 2019.
Mission Fire Rescue Service was called to a blaze inside the Canadian Tire store on London Avenue on Jan. 30, 2019. (Kevin Mills/Mission City Record)

Man pleads guilty to 2019 arson at Canadian Tire in Mission

Quince Chalifoux set blaze that caused milions of dollars in damages

Mission Fire Rescue Service was called to a blaze inside the Canadian Tire store on London Avenue on Jan. 30, 2019. (Kevin Mills/Mission City Record)
Road construction on Vye Road between Riverside Road and Sumas Way (Highway 11) in Abbotsford has been delayed due to a recent archeological discovery. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Major $47M road project in Abbotsford delayed due to archeological find

Unspecified discovery means heritage permit and First Nations consultation are required

Road construction on Vye Road between Riverside Road and Sumas Way (Highway 11) in Abbotsford has been delayed due to a recent archeological discovery. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
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Two Abbotsford businesses out $100K each in email scam

Fraudsters used address similar to legitimate company to request e-transfer to pay invoice

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Robert Schellenberg, formerly of Abbotsford, is shown here on Chinese media during his drug-smuggling re-trial in China in January 2019.

Former Abbotsford man loses bid to appeal death sentence in China

Robert Schellenberg was sentenced to death in January 2019 on drug-smuggling charges

Robert Schellenberg, formerly of Abbotsford, is shown here on Chinese media during his drug-smuggling re-trial in China in January 2019.
Mark Davis of Abbotsford is currently recovering in hospital after having a liver transplant on Aug. 5. He has a rare genetic condition called Caroli’s syndrome.

Online fundraiser started for Abbotsford dad who had liver transplant

Mark Davis has rare genetic condition and is currently unable to work

Mark Davis of Abbotsford is currently recovering in hospital after having a liver transplant on Aug. 5. He has a rare genetic condition called Caroli’s syndrome.
Federal funds are now available in Abbotsford for projects that prevent or reduce homelessness. (Abbotsford News file photo)

$1.3M in federal funding available for homelessness projects in Abbotsford

Proposals now being accepted for preventing and reducing homelessness

Federal funds are now available in Abbotsford for projects that prevent or reduce homelessness. (Abbotsford News file photo)
An outdoor yoga class in Abbotsford on Saturday, Aug. 7 raises funds to fight human trafficking. (Image by Sofie Zbořilová from Pixabay )

Outdoor yoga class in Abbotsford supports victims of human trafficking

Event on Saturday, Aug. 7 raises awareness and funds for Ally Global Foundation

An outdoor yoga class in Abbotsford on Saturday, Aug. 7 raises funds to fight human trafficking. (Image by Sofie Zbořilová from Pixabay )
Randeep Match is shown during his 2009 arrest for cocaine possession. (File photo)

Abbotsford man convicted of 2014 Surrey fatal stabbing gets day parole for 2nd time

Randeep Match was sentenced to 6.5 years for killing Shane Dhaliwal

Randeep Match is shown during his 2009 arrest for cocaine possession. (File photo)
Police in Abbotsford pulled over a stolen truck on Dec. 7, 2020, and found a loaded handgun inside. A man and a woman from Alberta were charged and have since been sentenced. (Abbotsford Police photo)

Alberta woman sentenced for having loaded gun in Abbotsford

Brooke Goodwin receives conditional sentence for December 2020 incident

Police in Abbotsford pulled over a stolen truck on Dec. 7, 2020, and found a loaded handgun inside. A man and a woman from Alberta were charged and have since been sentenced. (Abbotsford Police photo)
Menno Place staff placed butterflies on tree branches in remembrance of who lost their lives to COVID-19. A butterfly release was held Friday as one of 24 across the province. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Menno Place in Abbotsford holds butterfly release for COVID victims

Event was among those held at 24 care homes in B.C. on Friday

Menno Place staff placed butterflies on tree branches in remembrance of who lost their lives to COVID-19. A butterfly release was held Friday as one of 24 across the province. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
A section of the boardwalk at Mill Lake Park was destroyed by fire early Saturday morning (July 31). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Portion of boardwalk destroyed by fire at Mill Lake Park in Abbotsford

Incident took place early Saturday morning and is being treated as suspicious

A section of the boardwalk at Mill Lake Park was destroyed by fire early Saturday morning (July 31). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Karl Jensen (left) of the Kelson Group maintenance team and Delair Court building managers Victoria and Ken Hatton display the 537 pounds of food that residents collected in a recent food drive. (Submitted photo)

Victims of Abbotsford apartment fire collect 537 pounds of food

Delair Court residents participate in fifth annual Kelson Group food drive

Karl Jensen (left) of the Kelson Group maintenance team and Delair Court building managers Victoria and Ken Hatton display the 537 pounds of food that residents collected in a recent food drive. (Submitted photo)
Abbotsford International Airport (Tim Sward photo)

Abbotsford Airport to cut airlines’ terminal fees in half for international flights

Goal is to attract new routes following impact of COVID-19

Abbotsford International Airport (Tim Sward photo)
A three-vehicle crash, including a pickup truck and a transport van, took place Tuesday (July 27) on Maclure Road between Trethewey Street and Gladwin Road. (Photo: Kevin MacDonald)

Police seek witnesses and dashcam footage related to 3-vehicle crash in Abbotsford

Collision took place July 27 on Maclure Road between Trethewey and Gladwin

A three-vehicle crash, including a pickup truck and a transport van, took place Tuesday (July 27) on Maclure Road between Trethewey Street and Gladwin Road. (Photo: Kevin MacDonald)
Former masseur Reinhard “Bud” Loewen of Abbotsford has now been charged with 24 counts of sexual assault. (Facebook photo)

Former Abbotsford masseur now faces 24 sexual assault charges

Reinhard ‘Bud’ Loewen formerly operated Bud’s Massage Therapy

Former masseur Reinhard “Bud” Loewen of Abbotsford has now been charged with 24 counts of sexual assault. (Facebook photo)
Jason Himpfen in 2019 (left) and 2017.

Abbotsford Police issue warning about man involved in gang conflict

Jason Himpfen poses ‘significant risk’ to community and those associated with him

Jason Himpfen in 2019 (left) and 2017.