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Rebekah Harverson, who is a Type 1 diabetic, is in need of a service dog to alert her when her blood-sugar levels drop too low. An online fundraiser is now underway to help her with the $25,000 cost of the dog. (Submitted photo)

Fundraiser underway for service dog for Abbotsford woman with diabetes

Rebekah Harverson has been sleeping through the alarms that monitor her blood sugar

Rebekah Harverson, who is a Type 1 diabetic, is in need of a service dog to alert her when her blood-sugar levels drop too low. An online fundraiser is now underway to help her with the $25,000 cost of the dog. (Submitted photo)
Two staff members at Cottage-Worthington Pavilion in Abbotsford have tested positive for COVID-19, according to Fraser Health, while two residents have tested positive at Menno Home. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Four COVID-19 cases confirmed at two Abbotsford care homes

Fraser Health reports cases at Menno Home and Cottage-Worthington Pavilion

Two staff members at Cottage-Worthington Pavilion in Abbotsford have tested positive for COVID-19, according to Fraser Health, while two residents have tested positive at Menno Home. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Police in October released a photo of a vehicle believed to be involved in a hit-and-run pedestrian crash outside West Oaks Mall in Abbotsford on Sept. 29, as well as a sketch of the driver.

Police say driver has been ID’ed in hit-and-run pedestrian crash in Abbotsford

Woman was seriously injured in collision outside of West Oaks Mall

Police in October released a photo of a vehicle believed to be involved in a hit-and-run pedestrian crash outside West Oaks Mall in Abbotsford on Sept. 29, as well as a sketch of the driver.
Tabor Home in Abbotsford (Google Maps)

Tabor Home in Abbotsford now has 101 COVID-19 cases

42 staff and 59 residents have tested positive for the virus

Tabor Home in Abbotsford (Google Maps)
Abbotsford Christian Middle School is temporarily closed due to several COVID-19 cases.

Middle school in Abbotsford closed due to COVID-19

All staff and students from Abbotsford Christian School required to self-isolate

Abbotsford Christian Middle School is temporarily closed due to several COVID-19 cases.
Scott Kuebeck is shown here during his Jan. 1, 2017 arrest in Abbotsford. (Kevin MacDonald file photo)

Abbotsford man sentenced for robbery at bank ATM

Scott Kuebeck receives 15 months in jail and two years’ probation

Scott Kuebeck is shown here during his Jan. 1, 2017 arrest in Abbotsford. (Kevin MacDonald file photo)
Gill and Dave McIntosh on their wedding day. (Submitted photo)

Baby delivered early while Abbotsford mom is critically ill with COVID-19

GoFundMe campaign underway to help couple with expenses

Gill and Dave McIntosh on their wedding day. (Submitted photo)
Tabor Home in Abbotsford (Google Maps)

Tabor Home in Abbotsford now has 48 cases of COVID-19

Facility reports that 26 staff and 22 residents have tested positive

Tabor Home in Abbotsford (Google Maps)
The Fraser Valley History Project features 13 student-produced websites that explore the Fraser Valley’s role in the Second World War.

Web project focuses on Fraser Valley World War Two history

Student websites produced in course at University of the Fraser Valley

The Fraser Valley History Project features 13 student-produced websites that explore the Fraser Valley’s role in the Second World War.
A COVID-19 exposure has been reported at the Bada Banda Singh Bahadar Sikh Society’s temple at 31631 South Fraser Way in Abbotsford. (Google Street View)

COVID-19 exposure reported at Abbotsford Sikh temple

Fraser Health lists temple at 31631 South Fraser Way on its ‘community exposures’ list

A COVID-19 exposure has been reported at the Bada Banda Singh Bahadar Sikh Society’s temple at 31631 South Fraser Way in Abbotsford. (Google Street View)
The Abbotsford Police Department is asking for help to identify a suspect(s) in the theft of poppy donation boxes at two local businesses.

Poppy-box thefts occur at two Abbotsford businesses

Police ask for help identifying suspect(s) at hotel and gas station

The Abbotsford Police Department is asking for help to identify a suspect(s) in the theft of poppy donation boxes at two local businesses.
Tabor Home in Abbotsford (Google Maps)

Abbotsford care home now has 22 staff and 19 residents with COVID-19

Cases have grown since Tabor Home outbreak was announced Friday

Tabor Home in Abbotsford (Google Maps)
Letisha Reimer, 13, was fatally stabbed at Abbotsford Senior Secondary on Nov. 1, 2016. (Facebook photo)

Abbotsford school killer says he saw ‘monsters’ when he stabbed 2 girls

Gabriel Klein testifies on first day of ‘not criminally responsible’ hearing

Letisha Reimer, 13, was fatally stabbed at Abbotsford Senior Secondary on Nov. 1, 2016. (Facebook photo)
Police service dog Grinder was injured on Halloween when he was attacked by an aggressive dog in Abbotsford. (RCMP file photo)

RCMP service dog Grinder injured by aggressive dog in Abbotsford

Incident occurred on Halloween during shots-fired call that turned out to be fireworks

Police service dog Grinder was injured on Halloween when he was attacked by an aggressive dog in Abbotsford. (RCMP file photo)
Tabor Home in Abbotsford (Google Maps)

UPDATE: Fraser Health says 4 staff and 2 residents test positive for COVID-19 at Abbotsford care home

Fraser Health declares outbreak at Tabor Home, says ‘rapid response team’ is on site

Tabor Home in Abbotsford (Google Maps)
Skully White (right), owner/operator of Lullys Food Experience, is donating a kidney to customer Tim Hiscock. The pair’s surgery has been booked for Dec. 14 in Vancouver. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Kidney-transplant surgery scheduled for Abbotsford ‘hot dog king’ and recipient

Funds raised for Skully White while he’s off work after he donates kidney to Tim Hiscock

Skully White (right), owner/operator of Lullys Food Experience, is donating a kidney to customer Tim Hiscock. The pair’s surgery has been booked for Dec. 14 in Vancouver. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
Swoop Airlines. (Contributed)

Swoop flight into Abbotsford has COVID-19 exposure

BC Centre for Disease Control reports exposure occurred Nov. 2

Swoop Airlines. (Contributed)
Images released by police in Ontario in March 2018 show the three men who assaulted a man with autism: (from left) Ronjot Dhami, Parmvir Chahil and Jaspaul Uppal.

Abbotsford man sentenced for attack in Ontario of man with autism

Parmvir Chahil and co-accused Jaspaul Uppal receive 9 months in jail

Images released by police in Ontario in March 2018 show the three men who assaulted a man with autism: (from left) Ronjot Dhami, Parmvir Chahil and Jaspaul Uppal.
The Washington State Department of Agriculture on Oct. 22, 2020 located the first Asian giant hornet nest in the U.S. on a property in Blaine. Entomologists were able to attach radio trackers to three hornets, the second of which lead them to the discovery of the nest, which was eradicated on Oct. 24. (Karla Salp/Washington State Department of Agriculture)

Asian giant ‘murder hornet’ discovered in Abbotsford

Large honeybee predator found in 7000 block of Bradner Road on Nov. 2

The Washington State Department of Agriculture on Oct. 22, 2020 located the first Asian giant hornet nest in the U.S. on a property in Blaine. Entomologists were able to attach radio trackers to three hornets, the second of which lead them to the discovery of the nest, which was eradicated on Oct. 24. (Karla Salp/Washington State Department of Agriculture)
A mushroom farm operator faces several charges under the Fisheries Act for two properties in the Bradner area of Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Two Abbotsford mushroom farms charged with polluting local creeks

Owner Quang Quach has previously faced several fines and penalties

A mushroom farm operator faces several charges under the Fisheries Act for two properties in the Bradner area of Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)