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Surrey wrestler Jason Bains receives four-year suspension for using banned substance

Surrey wrestler Jason Bains receives four-year suspension for using banned substance

Queen Elizabeth Secondary grad tests positive for steroid Turinabol, silver national medal removed

Surrey wrestler Jason Bains receives four-year suspension for using banned substance
The PBR Canada Monster Energy Tour will not be making a stop in Abbotsford in 2020. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

PBR Canada cancels Abbotsford event

COVID-19 concerns end multi-year run for event at Abbotsford Centre

The PBR Canada Monster Energy Tour will not be making a stop in Abbotsford in 2020. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Laura-Lynn Tyler Thompson was named the new leader of the Christian Heritage Party of BC at the party’s annual general meeting in Abbotsford on Monday. (Submitted)

Laura-Lynn Tyler Thompson named new leader of Christian Heritage Party of BC

Television and online personality acclaimed as new leader at party AGM in Abbotsford on Monday

Laura-Lynn Tyler Thompson was named the new leader of the Christian Heritage Party of BC at the party’s annual general meeting in Abbotsford on Monday. (Submitted)
Chase Claypool shared a photo of the tribute he made to fallen former Abbotsford Panthers teammate Samwel Uko during his NFL debut on Monday night. (Twitter photo)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool honours fallen teammate Samwel Uko in NFL debut

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver wears wrist tape bearing last name of friend and teammate

Chase Claypool shared a photo of the tribute he made to fallen former Abbotsford Panthers teammate Samwel Uko during his NFL debut on Monday night. (Twitter photo)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes his NFL debut on Monday Night Football on Sept. 14. (Pittsburgh Steelers Twitter picture)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool making NFL debut on Monday Night Football

Abby Senior grad suiting up with the Pittsburgh Steelers to take on New York Giants in Big Apple

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes his NFL debut on Monday Night Football on Sept. 14. (Pittsburgh Steelers Twitter picture)
Abbotsford’s Akam (right) celebrates his tag title win with partner Rezar (left) and manager Drake Maverick (middle) back in 2018. (Twitter)

Abbotsford pro wrestler released from WWE contract

W.J. Mouat grad Sunny Dhinsa done with wrestling promotion after close to six years

Abbotsford’s Akam (right) celebrates his tag title win with partner Rezar (left) and manager Drake Maverick (middle) back in 2018. (Twitter)
Protestors gathered at the Abbotsford BC SPCA branch on Sept. 3 following the court appearance of the four people accused related to activities at Excelsior Hog Farm in 2019. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

SPCA responds to claims from accused in Excelsior Hog Farm case

Marcie Moriarty of the BC SPCA states that protestors should not be blaming her organization

Protestors gathered at the Abbotsford BC SPCA branch on Sept. 3 following the court appearance of the four people accused related to activities at Excelsior Hog Farm in 2019. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford’s Raine Padgham, shown here with the Fraser Valley Cardinals, recently threw an 83 mph fastball at a Baseball BC camp. (Submitted)

Abbotsford’s pink-haired pitching phenom throws 83 mph fastball

Baseball prodigy Raine Padgham records impressive throwing speed at recent Baseball BC camp

Abbotsford’s Raine Padgham, shown here with the Fraser Valley Cardinals, recently threw an 83 mph fastball at a Baseball BC camp. (Submitted)
Protestors gather at the BC SPCA following the first court appearance of the four individuals charged in the Excelsior Hog Farm incident from April 2019. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Four Abbotsford pig-farm activists now facing 21 charges after first court appearance

Protests occur at Abbotsford Provincial Courthouse and BC SPCA following Thursday’s appearance

Protestors gather at the BC SPCA following the first court appearance of the four individuals charged in the Excelsior Hog Farm incident from April 2019. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Vancouver Canucks fans in Abbotsford on South Fraser Way celebrate the club’s game five win on Tuesday. (YouTube)

VIDEO: Abbotsford hockey fans celebrate Vancouver Canucks playoff win

#SouthFraserCellies take over Abbotsford’s South Fraser Way on Tuesday night, game six on Thursday

Vancouver Canucks fans in Abbotsford on South Fraser Way celebrate the club’s game five win on Tuesday. (YouTube)
Abbotsford’s Jacob Bredenhof, shown here with Darrell Fox (brother of Terry Fox), will be participating in the Pedal of Hope fundraiser on Sept. 19. (Submitted)

Abbotsford teenager doing Pedal of Hope with Terry Fox’s brother

Jacob Bredenhof cycling 100 kilometres on Sept. 19 for virtual Terry Fox Run event

Abbotsford’s Jacob Bredenhof, shown here with Darrell Fox (brother of Terry Fox), will be participating in the Pedal of Hope fundraiser on Sept. 19. (Submitted)
Fitness World permanently closes locations in Surrey and Abbotsford

Fitness World permanently closes locations in Surrey and Abbotsford

Highstreet Shopping Centre and Morgan Crossing locations won’t be reopening after COVID-19 closure

Fitness World permanently closes locations in Surrey and Abbotsford
The Fraser Valley Bandits failed to receive a single awards nomination in the CEBL year end awards. (File photo)

Fraser Valley Bandits shut out of CEBL awards

Despite turnaround season Abbotsford-based basketball team not up for any awards

The Fraser Valley Bandits failed to receive a single awards nomination in the CEBL year end awards. (File photo)
The APD is seeking witnesses to an alleged sexual assault on Saturday morning. (File photo)

Abbotsford Police seek witnesses to sexual assault

Alleged incident occurred on South Fraser Way on Saturday morning

The APD is seeking witnesses to an alleged sexual assault on Saturday morning. (File photo)
Fraser Valley Bandits reflect on 2020 turnaround

Fraser Valley Bandits reflect on 2020 turnaround

Abbotsford-based CEBL team goes from worst to almost first at Summer Series

Fraser Valley Bandits reflect on 2020 turnaround
The Fraser Valley Bandits fell 90-73 in Sunday’s CEBL Summer Series title game. (Twitter)

Fraser Valley Bandits fall to Edmonton in CEBL final

Bandits lose 90-73 to Stingers in Sunday’s Summer Series final

The Fraser Valley Bandits fell 90-73 in Sunday’s CEBL Summer Series title game. (Twitter)
Bandits players mob Ola Asaholu after he drained the winning shot in Saturday’s semifinal game. (Submitted)

Fraser Valley Bandits advance to CEBL Championship Game

Bandits post comeback 76-75 win over Hamilton Honey Badgers in Saturday’s semifinal

Bandits players mob Ola Asaholu after he drained the winning shot in Saturday’s semifinal game. (Submitted)
Marek Klassen helped lead the Bandits to an 84-70 win over the Guelph Nighthawks on Wednesday. The Bandits secured the second seed in the CEBL Summer Series with the win. (CEBL photo)

Fraser Valley Bandits clinch first round bye with win

Bandits defeat Guelph 84-70, advance to the CEBL semifinals on Saturday

Marek Klassen helped lead the Bandits to an 84-70 win over the Guelph Nighthawks on Wednesday. The Bandits secured the second seed in the CEBL Summer Series with the win. (CEBL photo)
Fraser Valley Bandits guard Jahenns Manigat attacks the rim during Sunday’s game against Niagara. (CEBL photo)

Fraser Valley Bandits clinch playoff spot with win

Bandits down Niagara River Lions 70-57 on Sunday, improve to 3-2

Fraser Valley Bandits guard Jahenns Manigat attacks the rim during Sunday’s game against Niagara. (CEBL photo)
A comment made by Tanglebank, which is co-owned by Abbotsford Coun. Brenda Falk, has generated controversy online. (Instagram photo)

Husband of Abbotsford Coun. Falk upset ‘All Lives Matter’ comment was deleted

Arnold Falk shared his ‘All Lives Matter’ opinion on a Downtown Abbotsford post

A comment made by Tanglebank, which is co-owned by Abbotsford Coun. Brenda Falk, has generated controversy online. (Instagram photo)