Community

Abbotsford woman named chair of Agriculture in the Classroom Canada

Pat Tonn previously held position of vice-chair for two years

  • Jul 17, 2020

SARA for Women Society receives sizeable donation from four local Shoppers Drug Mart owners

Store owners hand over $22,999 cheque on June 3 as part of Growing Women’s Health campaign

Vendors go virtual for Mission’s Sunset Markets

District creates online storefront for mom n’ pop enterprises in lieu of summer events

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National Kitten Day
Miss Canada 2020
Amateur Photographer of the Year 2020
British Columbia's provincial health officer offers some words of encouragement to the grads of 2020

Abbotsford Police complete restoration of vintage cruiser

1965 Chevy Biscayne named ‘Carol’ in honour of inspector who died of cancer

  • Jul 16, 2020

QUIZ: Are you ready for a summer road trip?

How much do you really know about roads, motor vehicles and car culture? Take this quiz to find out.

Popular retired UFV therapy dog passes away

Mac the Therapy Dog consoled countless students and staff, as well as wildfire victims

Imagination Library Fraser Valley celebrating Christmas in July

Dolly Parton early literacy intiative looking for financial support to help with waitlist

PHOTOS: Readers are proud of their cats

Abbotsford News asked people to share photos of their feline friends as part of National Kitten Day

  • Jul 10, 2020

Exercise and cancer to be explored via webinar

UFV’s Dr. Iris Lesser to lead Zoom event for cancer patients and supporters

Inside the undefined world of a Rainbow Family gathering in B.C.

Celebrations are underway to mark the annual gathering of the controversial Rainbow Family of Living Light

Almost $2,000 in gift cards and food raised for Mission families

About 30 families supported from Mission Central Elementary

96-year-old woman scales B.C. butte with help of family, friends

‘I did as I was told and I enjoyed every minute of it’

UFV grads of 2020 honoured in innovative ways

No convocation ceremony due to pandemic, but grads receive ‘celebration box’

  • Jul 6, 2020

QUIZ: A celebration of dogs

These are the dog days of summer. How much do you know about dogs?

PHOTOS: South Surrey tractor project evokes ‘$1-million smile,’ helps connect neighbours

Retired Surrey firefighter Ron Henze began project for friend’s dad to fill time during pandemic

Foundry Abbotsford celebrates two years of service

Agency provides support to youth ages 12 to 24 and their families

  • Jul 2, 2020

Community art project unveiled at Mission school

Staff, students and parents all contribute to new display

Ducklings back in quack-tion after roadside rescue

Two ducklings returned to water near Seabird Island

VIDEO: YouTube series explores Dinotown history

Theme park opened in 1975 and used dinosaurs from Maple Ridge attraction