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Ballerina Carolyn Currey presented another surprise performance last Thursday at the Bourquin bus exchange in Abbotsford.

VIDEO: Ballerina presents second surprise performance in Abbotsford

Carolyn Currey dances to O Come Let Us Adore Him at bus exchange

Ballerina Carolyn Currey presented another surprise performance last Thursday at the Bourquin bus exchange in Abbotsford.
B.C. Supreme Courthouse in New Westminster. (Black Press file photo)

Abbotsford youth worker acquitted of sexual exploitation of student

Woman was accused of having sexual relationship with teenage girl in late 1990s

B.C. Supreme Courthouse in New Westminster. (Black Press file photo)
Photo by Dale Klippenstein

Man pepper-sprays Subway worker during attempted robbery in Abbotsford

Victim was not seriously injured in incident on Wednesday night

Photo by Dale Klippenstein
Gillian McIntosh of Abbotsford was finally able to meet her newborn son Travis Len over the weekend. McIntosh was in an induced coma due to COVID-19 when she gave birth to him on Nov. 10, and was eased out of sedation late last week. She has now tested negative for the virus.

Abbotsford mom with COVID-19 who gave birth while in coma finally meets her newborn son

Gillian McIntosh, diagnosed with virus on Nov. 6, comes off ventilator

Gillian McIntosh of Abbotsford was finally able to meet her newborn son Travis Len over the weekend. McIntosh was in an induced coma due to COVID-19 when she gave birth to him on Nov. 10, and was eased out of sedation late last week. She has now tested negative for the virus.
Gurpreet Singh of Abbotsford was last seen on Thursday, Dec. 10.

Police still trying to locate man, 22, missing from Abbotsford

Gurpreet Singh was last seen on Thursday, Dec. 10 in west Abbotsford

Gurpreet Singh of Abbotsford was last seen on Thursday, Dec. 10.
Skully White (right) of Abbotsford donated his kidney to Tim Hiscock on Monday (Dec. 14). White posted this picture on Tuesday morning. (Facebook photo)

Kidney-transplant surgery complete for Abbotsford hotdog-stand owner and customer

Skully White and Tim Hiscock recovering well after procedure on Monday in Vancouver

Skully White (right) of Abbotsford donated his kidney to Tim Hiscock on Monday (Dec. 14). White posted this picture on Tuesday morning. (Facebook photo)
Second World War veteran David Thiessen of Abbotsford is one of 25 people at Tabor Home who have died of COVID-19 since an outbreak began there in early November.

Daughter of resident who died of COVID-19 praises staff at Tabor Home in Abbotsford

Second World War veteran David Thiessen celebrated his 100th birthday three weeks prior

Second World War veteran David Thiessen of Abbotsford is one of 25 people at Tabor Home who have died of COVID-19 since an outbreak began there in early November.
Abbotsford courthouse

Former Abbotsford teacher sentenced to 90 days for sexual assault

Henry Kang was charged in 2018 with offences involving two youths

Abbotsford courthouse
Emergency crews were on the scene of a fatal crash involving two vehicles in the 2400 block of Whatcom Road on Sept. 15, 2017. (Kevin MacDonald file photo)

Man sentenced to 90 days in jail for 2017 fatal crash in Abbotsford

Savraj Sidhu also receives two-year driving ban for dangerous driving causing death

Emergency crews were on the scene of a fatal crash involving two vehicles in the 2400 block of Whatcom Road on Sept. 15, 2017. (Kevin MacDonald file photo)
Dancer Carolyn Currey performed to O Holy Night on Thursday (Dec. 10) at Mill Lake Park in Abbotsford. (Screengrab from video)

VIDEO: Ballerina presents surprise park performance in Abbotsford

Carolyn Currey dances to Christmas classic O Holy Night

Dancer Carolyn Currey performed to O Holy Night on Thursday (Dec. 10) at Mill Lake Park in Abbotsford. (Screengrab from video)
Members of the emergency response team were on scene outside of a house on Clearbrook Road, between Oak Avenue and Peardonville Road, on Thursday afternoon (Dec. 10). (Shane MacKichan photo)

Bloody man with hands tied escapes home, leading to 12-hour police incident in Abbotsford

No suspects found in Clearbrook Road home after investigators obtain search warrant

Members of the emergency response team were on scene outside of a house on Clearbrook Road, between Oak Avenue and Peardonville Road, on Thursday afternoon (Dec. 10). (Shane MacKichan photo)
Photo by Dale Klippenstein

Abbotsford man charged in relation to Mayfair Avenue shooting incident

Victim and girlfriend were shot at while in vehicle on Aug. 29; nobody injured

Photo by Dale Klippenstein
Reinhard “Bud” Loewen has been accused of the sexual assaults of three women during massage treatments in Abbotsford. (Facebook photo)

Abbotsford masseur accused of sexual assaults of 3 women

Charges are pending against Reinhard ‘Bud’ Loewen of Bud’s Massage Therapy

Reinhard “Bud” Loewen has been accused of the sexual assaults of three women during massage treatments in Abbotsford. (Facebook photo)
Elizabeth Melnick at Elizabeth’s Wildlife Center in Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Elizabeth’s Wildlife Center in Abbotsford takes fundraising hit due to pandemic

Centre desperately in need of new outbuildings to house and care for small creatures

Elizabeth Melnick at Elizabeth’s Wildlife Center in Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Tabor Home in Abbotsford is the site of B.C.’s largest COVID-19 outbreak at a long-term care facility. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Tabor Home in Abbotsford records 24 COVID deaths, on par with Langley Lodge

Two long-term care homes are sites of province’s deadliest outbreaks

Tabor Home in Abbotsford is the site of B.C.’s largest COVID-19 outbreak at a long-term care facility. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Police in Abbotsford pulled over a stolen truck on Monday morning (Dec. 7), and found a loaded handgun inside. A man and a woman from Alberta have now been charged. (Abbotsford Police photo)

Alberta couple arrested in Abbotsford with loaded gun in stolen truck

Man, 25, and woman, 24, have extensive criminal histories, police say

Police in Abbotsford pulled over a stolen truck on Monday morning (Dec. 7), and found a loaded handgun inside. A man and a woman from Alberta have now been charged. (Abbotsford Police photo)
Christopher Nicholson in an undated photo.

Officer in Abbotsford set up drug deal at target’s home, says OPCC report

Office of Police Complaint Commissioner says information was used to obtain search warrant

Christopher Nicholson in an undated photo.
Marjorie Warkentin of Abbotsford has released the book Saying Yes to Life.

Abbotsford author releases book about embracing life

Marjorie Warkentin says topics covered are relevant to COVID-19 pandemic

Marjorie Warkentin of Abbotsford has released the book Saying Yes to Life.
Joe Fast of Abbotsford is on dialysis four days a week and has issued a public plea for a kidney donor. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford man with 5% kidney function is desperately in need of a live donor

Joe Fast has a rare blood type and hasn’t yet been able to find a transplant match

Joe Fast of Abbotsford is on dialysis four days a week and has issued a public plea for a kidney donor. (Submitted photo)
Tabor Home in Abbotsford. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

COVID-19 outbreaks continue at 2 Abbotsford care homes

Tabor Home and Menno Home still battling the virus

Tabor Home in Abbotsford. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)