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The Fraser Valley Bandits will take on the Hamilton Honey Badgers live on CBC on Aug. 1. (Fraser Valley Bandits photo)

Fraser Valley Bandits, CEBL bringing pro sports back later this month

Abbotsford-based basketball team kicks off CEBL Summer Series on July 26

The Fraser Valley Bandits will take on the Hamilton Honey Badgers live on CBC on Aug. 1. (Fraser Valley Bandits photo)
ECCW was rocked this week with sexual harassment allegations against co-owner Jeff Duncan who was removed on Wednesday.

B.C. independent wrestling promotion co-owner removed after sexual harassment allegations surface

ECCW co-owner Jeff Duncan removed from ownership duties after several allegations are posted online

ECCW was rocked this week with sexual harassment allegations against co-owner Jeff Duncan who was removed on Wednesday.
Abbotsford resident Megan Ferguson has been unable to meet up with her fiance Joe Spridgeon due to the closure of Peace Arch Provincial Park. (Submitted)

Abbotsford woman launches petition to reopen Peace Arch Park to see fiance

Megan Ferguson disappointed that the park has been closed during the COVID-19 era

Abbotsford resident Megan Ferguson has been unable to meet up with her fiance Joe Spridgeon due to the closure of Peace Arch Provincial Park. (Submitted)
The Pacwest conference has announced all fall sports have been cancelled. (Facebook photo)

B.C.’s Pacwest conference cancels all fall sports

Men’s and women’s soccer, golf, volleyball and basketball will not compete until 2021

The Pacwest conference has announced all fall sports have been cancelled. (Facebook photo)
Drone footage from this weekend’s oil spill in Abbotsford has revealed more from the accident scene. (Wilderness Committee photo)

VIDEO: Drone footage of Abbotsford oil spill reveals accident’s scope

Wilderness Committee group releases video and photos from spill site

Drone footage from this weekend’s oil spill in Abbotsford has revealed more from the accident scene. (Wilderness Committee photo)
A petition has been launched to urge APD patrol officers to wear and turn on body cameras on the job. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

Petition launched urging Abbotsford Police officers to use body cameras

Online petition has collected 300 signatures, APD said earlier this month they shelved camera plans

A petition has been launched to urge APD patrol officers to wear and turn on body cameras on the job. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
Workers clean up the oil spill in Abbotsford near Trans Mountain’s Sumas Pump Station on Saturday. (Shane MacKichan photo)

B.C. Indigenous leaders speak out after 150,000 litres of oil spill in Abbotsford

Trans Mountain pipeline remains shut following spill at Sumas Pump Station on Friday night,

Workers clean up the oil spill in Abbotsford near Trans Mountain’s Sumas Pump Station on Saturday. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Abbotsford videographer Kevin MacDonald (left) with former Abbotsford Police Department Chief Bob Rich. (Submitted)

VIDEO: ‘Abbotsford Newshound’ fades to black

Videographer Kevin MacDonald steps away from breaking news coverage due to encryption

Abbotsford videographer Kevin MacDonald (left) with former Abbotsford Police Department Chief Bob Rich. (Submitted)
Abbotsford woman Cassidy Phillips said the Burn Camp changed her life in a positive way as a child. She is now a camp counsellor at the camp. (Submitted)

Abbotsford woman grateful for Burn Camp experience

Mouat grad, UFV student Cassidy Phillips says camp was life changing for her as a child

Abbotsford woman Cassidy Phillips said the Burn Camp changed her life in a positive way as a child. She is now a camp counsellor at the camp. (Submitted)
A mini donut drive-thru will be offered by Abbotsford Agrifair organizers later this month. (Facebook photo)

Abbotsford Agrifair offering mini donut drive-thru

Popular item will be available from June 19 to 21 at the fairgrounds

A mini donut drive-thru will be offered by Abbotsford Agrifair organizers later this month. (Facebook photo)
Canada West has officially cancelled all fall sports in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Canada West cancels fall sports due to COVID-19

B.C. student athletes at seven universities impacted by cancellation, more cancellations possible

Canada West has officially cancelled all fall sports in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Samwel Uko (right) and his father prior to the news that he had signed with the University of Saskatchewan Huskies. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Family of dead B.C. football star urge changes to mental health policies in hospitals

Uko family disappointed in actions of Regina hospital, hosting public funeral service this weekend

Samwel Uko (right) and his father prior to the news that he had signed with the University of Saskatchewan Huskies. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Students aged 10 to 15 will get a chance to participate in the virtual camp. (Submitted)

Abbotsford Airshow launching virtual Aerospace Camp

Online S.T.E.M. open to students aged 10 to 15, starts later this summer

Students aged 10 to 15 will get a chance to participate in the virtual camp. (Submitted)
The 1970 Abbotsford International Airshow marked the event being branded as ‘Canada’s National Airshow’. A time capsule was created and stored to mark the occasion. (Submitted)

Abbotsford International Airshow opening 50-year-old time capsule

Bronze time capsule was put together to commemorate AIA as Canada’s National Airshow

The 1970 Abbotsford International Airshow marked the event being branded as ‘Canada’s National Airshow’. A time capsule was created and stored to mark the occasion. (Submitted)
Abbotsford’s Samwel Uko died in a Saskatchewan lake on May 21, and the circumstances surrounding his death are now being investigated by the Saskatchewan Health Authority. (Facebook photo)

Officials looking for answers after Abbotsford football star found dead in Sask. lake

Saskatchewan Health Authority looking into circumstances surrounding Samwel Uko’s hospital visit

Abbotsford’s Samwel Uko died in a Saskatchewan lake on May 21, and the circumstances surrounding his death are now being investigated by the Saskatchewan Health Authority. (Facebook photo)
Sentencing of the man charged with murdering Abbotsford high school student Letisha Reimer has been delayed until September. (Facebook photo)

Gabriel Klein’s sentencing delayed until September

Man convicted of killing Abbotsford high school student Letisha Reimer was set for June

Sentencing of the man charged with murdering Abbotsford high school student Letisha Reimer has been delayed until September. (Facebook photo)
Abbotsford resident Emily is recovering after being shot with a paintball on Monday afternoon. (Submitted)

Abbotsford woman with developmental disabilities shot with paintball, sparking police probe

Emily recovering after incident, email address available to send well wishes

Abbotsford resident Emily is recovering after being shot with a paintball on Monday afternoon. (Submitted)
The Abbotsford Centre could be a potential site to host NHL games if Metro Vancouver is selected as a “bubble city” by the league. (File photo)

Could Abbotsford Centre host NHL games during pandemic?

Postponed hockey season could possibly coming to Metro Vancouver later this year

The Abbotsford Centre could be a potential site to host NHL games if Metro Vancouver is selected as a “bubble city” by the league. (File photo)
The Barton family (right) and the Peters family met at Zero Avenue on Friday to celebrate the wedding of Matt Peters and Liz Barton. (Ron Peters photo)

Abbotsford couple proves love knows one border in COVID-19 era

Oregon family travels to Sumas, Wash. to greet daughter at the Zero Avenue ditch

The Barton family (right) and the Peters family met at Zero Avenue on Friday to celebrate the wedding of Matt Peters and Liz Barton. (Ron Peters photo)
The Abbotsford International Airshow has been cancelled for 2020. (File photo)

Abbotsford International Airshow cancelled for 2020

Annual event cancelled due to COVID-19, first airshow free summer in Abbotsford since 1998

The Abbotsford International Airshow has been cancelled for 2020. (File photo)