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The Skills Canada BC event takes place today (Wednesday) at Tradex in Abbotsford, featuring 600 students competing in 58 categories. (Abbotsford News file photo)

More than 600 students compete at Skills Canada BC

Event takes place Wednesday at Tradex in Abbotsford

The Skills Canada BC event takes place today (Wednesday) at Tradex in Abbotsford, featuring 600 students competing in 58 categories. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Mould can be seen throughout the bathroom in this Abbotsford home that has been advertised for rent.

Rental home features mould and ‘rat poo’

Fraser Valley man horrified after viewing house for rent

Mould can be seen throughout the bathroom in this Abbotsford home that has been advertised for rent.
Parmvir Chahil, charged in relation to the unprovoked attack of a man with autism in Mississauga, Ont., has been released from custody on $25,000 bail.

B.C. suspect in attack of man with autism released on $25,000 bail

Former Abbotsford man Parmvir Chahil must remain in Ontario

Parmvir Chahil, charged in relation to the unprovoked attack of a man with autism in Mississauga, Ont., has been released from custody on $25,000 bail.
Parmvir Chahil has been charged in relation to the unprovoked attack of a man with autism in Mississauga, Ont. Chahil has strong B.C. connections.

Suspect arrested and charged for assault on autistic man

Parmvir Chahil has strong B.C. ties; two others charged with accessory after the fact

Parmvir Chahil has been charged in relation to the unprovoked attack of a man with autism in Mississauga, Ont. Chahil has strong B.C. connections.
A suite in Central Heights Manor on King Road in Abbotsford was the subject of a recent court case. (Google Street View)

B.C. woman slapped with fine for living in late mother’s 55+ condo

Coralee Stevens, 48, fought to reside in Fraser Valley complex for those 55 and older

A suite in Central Heights Manor on King Road in Abbotsford was the subject of a recent court case. (Google Street View)
Jarrod Bacon is show here in a 2009 court appearance in Surrey. (Black Press file photo)

Gangster Jarrod Bacon mistakenly released from prison 16 months too early

Red Scorpions member let out on statutory release last year due to mistake in files

Jarrod Bacon is show here in a 2009 court appearance in Surrey. (Black Press file photo)
Police blocked in a vehicle and shot the suspect in the killing of Const. John Davidson on Nov. 6. The vehicle was stopped in the area of Mt. Lehman and Old Yale roads. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Police actions justified in incident involving B.C. officer’s death: IIO

Independent Investigations Office concludes its inquiry into Abbotsford case

Police blocked in a vehicle and shot the suspect in the killing of Const. John Davidson on Nov. 6. The vehicle was stopped in the area of Mt. Lehman and Old Yale roads. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Abbotsford body artist Kathleen Fowlstone is shown with the look she created that won her first place in a recent international competition.

B.C. ‘body artist’ wins international competition

Kathleen Fowlstone of Abbotsford competes in Los Angeles show

Abbotsford body artist Kathleen Fowlstone is shown with the look she created that won her first place in a recent international competition.
After years as the face of the Abbotsford Police Department, Const. Ian MacDonald is moving out of the spotlight. (Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News)

Behind the news releases: Police media officer reflects on 8-year stint

MacDonald was the face of the department during times of both trauma and cheer

After years as the face of the Abbotsford Police Department, Const. Ian MacDonald is moving out of the spotlight. (Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News)
This photo of Oscar Arfmann was taken on the day that Abbotsford Police Const. John Davidson was fatally shot.

VIDEO: Security heavy at first court appearance by accused B.C. cop killer

Oscar Arfmann charged with first-degree murder of Const. John Davidson

This photo of Oscar Arfmann was taken on the day that Abbotsford Police Const. John Davidson was fatally shot.
The casket of Const. John Davidson is carried into his memorial service on Sunday afternoon at Abbotsford Centre. (Darren McDonald photo)

‘An officer and a gentleman’: Const. John Davidson is laid to rest

Thousands attend memorial service for slain Abbotsford Police officer

The casket of Const. John Davidson is carried into his memorial service on Sunday afternoon at Abbotsford Centre. (Darren McDonald photo)
John Davidson has been identified as the police officer killed yesterday in Abbotsford.

Slain Abbotsford police officer identified

Const. John Davidson served 24 years in law enforcement

John Davidson has been identified as the police officer killed yesterday in Abbotsford.
Abbotsford police officer killed in shootout

Abbotsford police officer killed in shootout

Chief Bob Rich describes fallen officer as a ‘hero’

Abbotsford police officer killed in shootout
Members of the emergency response team enter Abbotsford Senior Secondary following a double stabbing.

No motive yet known for double stabbing at Abbotsford Senior Secondary

One student dies in attack and other is in stable condition in hospital

Members of the emergency response team enter Abbotsford Senior Secondary following a double stabbing.
Pictured are winners of the 2015 Miss BC

Applications now accepted for Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC Pageant

Final pageant takes place in Fort Langley on July 3, involving contestants from across the province

Pictured are winners of the 2015 Miss BC
A neighbourhood in Cache Creek is shown on Monday following the flash flood that took place on Saturday.

Local Salvation Army workers assist after Cache Creek flooding

Two from Abbotsford are among the 20 Sally Ann workers from across the province who are helping with relief efforts

A neighbourhood in Cache Creek is shown on Monday following the flash flood that took place on Saturday.