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Vikki Hopes

Vikki Hopes

I have been a journalist for almost 40 years, and have been at the Abbotsford News since 1991. Over this time, I have covered crime, courts, city council and other general news and feature stories.

Phone
604-851-4530
Email
vhopes@abbynews.com

Recent Work by Vikki

Mike de Jong gives farewell speech after 30 years as Abbotsford MLA

Mike de Jong gives farewell speech after 30 years as Abbotsford MLA

Former lawyer retiring from provincial politics, hoping to become area MP
Two Abbotsford hog-farm protesters to appeal sentence

Two Abbotsford hog-farm protesters to appeal sentence

Hearing takes place Friday for Amy Soranno and Nick Schafer
Hotdog vendor seeks Conservative nomination in Abbotsford-South Langley

Hotdog vendor seeks Conservative nomination in Abbotsford-South Langley

Skully White to go up against 4 others hoping to run in 2025 federal election
Abbotsford woman starts charity to support cancer patients

Abbotsford woman starts charity to support cancer patients

Cancer in Common provides funding and support to help ease burden
Abbotsford MLA Mike de Jong questions why government is ‘targeting’ churches

Abbotsford MLA Mike de Jong questions why government is ‘targeting’ churches

Says ongoing court proceedings related to COVID-19 lockdowns have cost ‘a fortune’
Scooter-riding man in Abbotsford cuts off vehicle, slashes tire

Scooter-riding man in Abbotsford cuts off vehicle, slashes tire

Police say suspect has been spotted in and around University of the Fraser Valley
Abbotsford YouTuber ordered to pay $350K for defaming business

Abbotsford YouTuber ordered to pay $350K for defaming business

Judge rules that Phil Dong was ‘relentless’ in his online attacks
Prisoner sentenced for slashing face of fellow inmate in Abbotsford

Prisoner sentenced for slashing face of fellow inmate in Abbotsford

Victim, who required 125 stitches, was also stomped on and kicked in the head
Langley man wins $1M on 6/49 ticket bought in Abbotsford

Langley man wins $1M on 6/49 ticket bought in Abbotsford

Bao Diep hopes to use winnings to purchase bigger home
Driver who left Abbotsford in stolen car and got stuck on Hwy. 1 is sentenced

Driver who left Abbotsford in stolen car and got stuck on Hwy. 1 is sentenced

Incident occurred in April 2022, starting with woman driving recklessly through city
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