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Abbotsford Police warn of possible firebug

Posted on by Mike Hellinger

ca3fa0d24334b80c57bcef9a86deA possible firebug is on the loose in Abbotsford after two blazes were set just a block apart overnight. This brings the total this week to five fires.

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Teacher job action to begin Wednesday

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BCTFbanner(Courtesy News1130)
Things are going to change a little bit for students starting on April 23rd.The BCTF has announced that day to be the start of low-level Stage 1 job action, targeting administration.

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Abbotsford Task Force ready to go

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City of Abbotsford logoAbbotsford Council gave its official blessing to the new task force formed to look at the homelessness problem.

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SD34 releases consultation results

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SOver 2600 people provided feedback for the Abbotsford School District’s consultation on the effectiveness of the school system.

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Stabbing update – man charged

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abbotsfordpoliceCharges have been laid against a man accused of stabbing a 23 year old woman and taking her baby.

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Measles update

Posted on by Mike Hellinger

fraser healthSeveral weeks after measles popped up in the Fraser Valley, the health authority says the number of cases being reported has slowed down dramatically.  Medical Health Officer Lisa Mu says there are more than 400 cases in Fraser East.  She says the second wave of infections is close to being over.

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Police in Abbotsford disarm a man with a knife

Posted on by Mike Hellinger

APDPolice in Abbotsford say they used a less-lethal option to stop a distraught man with a large knife downtown on Wednesday.
Constable Ian MacDonald says the man was standing outside a building – he was yelling and screaming.
When he refused to put down the knife, MacDonald says the man was shot with both a bean bag gun and Arwen gun.

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Mission RCMP investigating home invasion and counterfeit money

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rcmpMission RCMP are investigating a home invasion that happened early Saturday morning on Fulmar street.

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Keystone Cup starts Thursday

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keystone 2014The Abbotsford Pilots begin their quest for a second Keystone Cup this Thursday at the Abbotsford Rec Centre.

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Heat leaving town, City plans new strategic direction for arena

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From left to right: Global Spectrum Regional Vice President Dean Clark, Abbotsford mayor Bruce Banman, Abbotsford Heat President Ryan Walter, Calgary Flames CEO Ken King

From left to right: Global Spectrum Regional Vice President Dean Clark, Abbotsford mayor Bruce Banman, Abbotsford Heat President Ryan Walter, Calgary Flames CEO Ken King

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