Former Abbotsford city councillor Christine Caldwell died Feb. 5 following a brave fight with cancer.
Abbotsford city council has hired a new city manager to replace Frank Pizzuto, who resigned Dec. 11.
As a supporter of the Abbotsford Heat hockey club, I can not for the life of me figure out the mayor and those on council who have allowed this YMCA venture to move forward.
With a growing provincial debt lurking in the background, B.C. Finance Minister Mike de Jong is in India on a 10-day visit to drum up trade.
Thirty-three men and women who have shaped the community of Abbotsford and its future were awarded Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medals for their contributions at a ceremony Friday night.
Many of the top 10 earners at Abbotsford City Hall in 2011 got increases of eight to 20 per cent above the previous year, according to financial statements released this week.
It may not have been a typical school day, but thousands of Abbotsford Senior and Collegiate alumni packed their alma mater Saturday to pay tribute to their old stomping grounds.
Yet for seven years, the City of Abbotsford has hampered the ability of its medical community to reduce the suffering of our most fragile citizens: intravenous drug addicts.
If you're taking a continuing studies course from the University of the Fraser Valley in Abbotsford, chances are that it will be at UFV's newest location on the lower level of the Clearbrook Library.
Abbotsford's Stave Lake P3 proposal went down the drain, taking with it Mayor George Peary - who was beaten by political newcomer Bruce Banman in the civic election Nov. 19.
November 1 Amrit Gill, charged with second-degree murder in the 2008 stabbing death of Abbotsford's 18-year-old Harvey Hans, is convicted of manslaughter in Chilliwack Supreme Court. Gill was one of two men charged in connection with the death of Hans, a Rick Hansen Secondary student and basketball player who was just weeks away from graduating when his throat was slashed in a fight outside his home in the 31600 block of Ridgeview Drive.
The City of Abbotsford launched its public education campaign Oct. 3 around the proposed public-private partnership water project at Stave Lake in advance of a public referendum on the issue during the upcoming municipal elections.
July 5 Christopher Kampman died after his arrest by Abbotsford Police on July 1 after they responded to reports of a prowler. Police reported Kampman, 37, appeared to be influenced by drugs or alcohol when taken into custody. An ambulance was on its way when Kampman went into cardiac arrest.
The mayors of Abbotsford and Mission, former and new, caught our attention in 2011, and for this reason the Abbotsford-Mission Times has chosen them as our newsmakers of the year.
June 2 It may be the season of plenty for Canucks fans, but times are lean at the Abbotsford Food Bank, which is struggling to find something cheer about in the face of its annual summer crunch.
Abbotsford council moves forward with a P3 water project proposal for Stave Lake without the support of its water system partner, the District of Mission.
Mohandas Gandhi once stated that the moment there is suspicion about a person's motives, everything he does becomes tainted.
Friction is the stuff of life for newspapers, and Abbotsford and Mission provided plenty of rich material in 2011.
Abbotsford city council is likely to vote to withdraw from the Fraser Valley Regional district, says Mayor George Peary.