Tyler Olsen

Canucks owner says Abbotsford one ‘option’ for farm team

Canucks owner says Abbotsford one ‘option’ for farm team

Club’s contract with current home of farm team expires at the end of this hockey year

Canucks owner says Abbotsford one ‘option’ for farm team
Lower Mainland council candidate defends online posts on Muslims, 9/11

Lower Mainland council candidate defends online posts on Muslims, 9/11

Posts say Muslims must kill those who don’t convert and that the U.S. used nukes to bring down towers

Lower Mainland council candidate defends online posts on Muslims, 9/11
Recreational marijuana sales become legal across Canada in October.  Black Press files

Residents of B.C. ‘bible belt’ city say pot stores should be legal

New rules allowing marijuana outlets may not be ready by time pot is legalized on Oct. 17

Recreational marijuana sales become legal across Canada in October.  Black Press files
Cap house sizes & ban pot greenhouses on B.C. farmland, panel tells province

Cap house sizes & ban pot greenhouses on B.C. farmland, panel tells province

Panel’s interim report says province should make it easier to penalize rule-breakers

Cap house sizes & ban pot greenhouses on B.C. farmland, panel tells province
VIDEO: Large barn fire in Abbotsford

VIDEO: Large barn fire in Abbotsford

Woman handcuffed by police near scene of blaze

VIDEO: Large barn fire in Abbotsford
Truck traffic on Highway 1 has dramatically increased since 2014.  Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News

Highway crashes double in Fraser Valley, truck traffic also up steeply

Unclear if doubling of Fraser Valley highway crashes is linked to spike in truck traffic

Truck traffic on Highway 1 has dramatically increased since 2014.  Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News
VIDEO: Raccoon gang blamed for dozens of Abbotsford cat deaths and injuries

VIDEO: Raccoon gang blamed for dozens of Abbotsford cat deaths and injuries

Video shows raccoon gang’s pursuit of feline left with broken leg and lacerations

VIDEO: Raccoon gang blamed for dozens of Abbotsford cat deaths and injuries
Duct tape used to haul boat nets B.C. driver hefty fine

Duct tape used to haul boat nets B.C. driver hefty fine

Vessel was held with duct-tape reinforced straps on a trailer with no brakes and a handmade axle

Duct tape used to haul boat nets B.C. driver hefty fine
Disturbing video allegedly taken in two Abbotsford farms have prompted a series of investigations. Photo via PETA.

Video of hens trapped in manure at B.C. farm prompts investigation, questions

Experts skeptical of footage, but lawyer says full video confirms horrific details

Disturbing video allegedly taken in two Abbotsford farms have prompted a series of investigations. Photo via PETA.
A fire at Capt’n Crunch Recycling on Vye Road could be seen from a Westjet flight. Photo courtesy Jeanette Martin viat Twitter/@Martinyjeanette

Crews battling large fire at Lower Mainland auto wrecker

Crews responding to reports of multiple buildings on fire in industrial area

A fire at Capt’n Crunch Recycling on Vye Road could be seen from a Westjet flight. Photo courtesy Jeanette Martin viat Twitter/@Martinyjeanette
Video surfaces of slain B.C. woman alleging abuse by partner in Peru

Video surfaces of slain B.C. woman alleging abuse by partner in Peru

Spouse of Kimberlee Kasatkin is charged with her killing while pair lived in Peru

Video surfaces of slain B.C. woman alleging abuse by partner in Peru
Fewer people have been crossing through the Sumas-Huntingdon border crossing in recent years. File photo

Why has bus traffic disappeared from one B.C. border crossing?

Number of buses crossing into the United States at Sumas down 80 per cent over last decade

Fewer people have been crossing through the Sumas-Huntingdon border crossing in recent years. File photo
Multiple cars hit by falling feces at park, B.C. woman says

Multiple cars hit by falling feces at park, B.C. woman says

Abbotsford woman thought at first ‘real big bird’ with bad ‘diarrhea’ was to blame

Multiple cars hit by falling feces at park, B.C. woman says
Province has been missing in action on flood protection, experts say

Province has been missing in action on flood protection, experts say

Political will to improve dikes lacking, says B.C.’s former flood safety chief

Province has been missing in action on flood protection, experts say
Farmworkers watch from a distance as smoke billows. (Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News)

Community rallies to support Mexican farmworkers displaced by fire

Clothing and other essentials needed for 78 workers after fire at Fraser Valley farm

Farmworkers watch from a distance as smoke billows. (Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News)
Joe Zecca

Manslaughter conviction for 2015 killing nets 19 more months of jail

Shiloh Davidson pleaded guilty last fall to manslaughter in connection with death of Joe Zecca

Joe Zecca
The province is considering naming three peaks near Harrison Lake in honour of Private Garrett Chidley of Langley, Private Terry John Street of Surrey and Master Corporal Colin Bason of Abbotsford/Aldergrove. The three men were killed in action while serving in Afghanistan.

Province may name mountains after fallen Fraser Valley soldiers

Peaks near Harrison Lake may be named for soldiers from Langley, Surrey and Abbotsford

The province is considering naming three peaks near Harrison Lake in honour of Private Garrett Chidley of Langley, Private Terry John Street of Surrey and Master Corporal Colin Bason of Abbotsford/Aldergrove. The three men were killed in action while serving in Afghanistan.
Latest wait times at Lower Mainland border crossing

Latest wait times at Lower Mainland border crossing

Check to see how long it will take to cross into U.S. on Friday

Latest wait times at Lower Mainland border crossing
No red flags in expense audit, says former Fraser Health boss who fired Murray

No red flags in expense audit, says former Fraser Health boss who fired Murray

Wynne Powell said report showed need for tighter rules, but didn’t suggest abuse of expense claims

No red flags in expense audit, says former Fraser Health boss who fired Murray
B.C. officials failed to tell Kiwis Fraser Health CEO had been fired in 2014

B.C. officials failed to tell Kiwis Fraser Health CEO had been fired in 2014

New Zealand spending scandal exposes Dr. Nigel Murray 2014 exit from B.C. job

B.C. officials failed to tell Kiwis Fraser Health CEO had been fired in 2014