Alina Konevski

MEI also does a 'walk for water' to Mill Lake. In 2012

Teachers head to Africa with Run for Water

A group of teachers from Abbotsford, Chilliwack, and Agassiz are heading to Ethiopia this Friday.

MEI also does a 'walk for water' to Mill Lake. In 2012
FVRD chair Sharon Gaetz

FVRD applies for NEB intervenor status

Fraser Valley Regional District seeks seat at table of Kinder Morgan pipeline hearing.

FVRD chair Sharon Gaetz
Linda Pipe

Nurses face dozens of incidents of violence in hospitals

Chair of nurses' union Linda Pipe is increasingly concerned by the levels of violence at Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Mission Memorial

Linda Pipe
Bob Dornan inside the Valley Protein feed mill in Chilliwack.

Railway delays hobble feed mill industry

Serious delays by railway companies are putting Fraser Valley feed mills – and the livestock they are trying to feed – at risk.

Bob Dornan inside the Valley Protein feed mill in Chilliwack.
FVRD chair Sharon Gaetz (left) and vice-chair Patricia Ross.

Gaetz re-elected to chair FVRD board

FVRD board retains status quo with re-election of Sharon Gaetz and Patricia Ross to top positions.

FVRD chair Sharon Gaetz (left) and vice-chair Patricia Ross.

Fraser Valley sets ‘zero waste’ goal

Regional district commits to aggressive waste diversion target.

Sam Mellace has been growing medical marijuana legally on agricultural land in FVRD Area F for a decade. FVRD's proposed zoning bylaws will permit him to remain on his land

Grow-ops welcomed in some FVRD areas; shunned in others

Big differences in how electoral areas and cities propose to regulate medical marijuana production.

Sam Mellace has been growing medical marijuana legally on agricultural land in FVRD Area F for a decade. FVRD's proposed zoning bylaws will permit him to remain on his land

FVRD disputes clean air claim

The regional district has challenged a recent report that ranks Fraser Valley as having the cleanest air in Canada.

Kinder Morgan's Sumas Mountain pump station.

Regional district requests accountability from Kinder Morgan

FVRD is sending an extensive list of questions to the company on its Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.

Kinder Morgan's Sumas Mountain pump station.

Aggressive dogs to be controlled in FVRD

Residents in some Fraser Valley Regional District areas may soon have somewhere to call when reporting aggressive dogs.

Sam Mellace has been growing medical marijuana on FVRD land in Mission for a decade.

Marijuana grower vows to fight FVRD on pot zoning

A medical marijuana grower in Mission is incensed about the possibility that FVRD would push grow-ops to industrial areas.

Sam Mellace has been growing medical marijuana on FVRD land in Mission for a decade.

FVRD director ordered to return funds to district

At least one director will have to reimburse the Fraser Valley Regional District for expenses he failed to support during an audit.

UFV students push to extend shuttle bus service

University of the Fraser Valley students will vote in October on increasing their bus fee to expand new shuttle bus service.

Simon Arestov performs his Rolla Bolla balancing act at Cirque Musica.

Cirque Musica heads to Abbotsford for tour’s only Canadian stop

Cirque Musica, an energetic circus-and-orchestra show, will be in Abbotsford on Oct. 5, 2013.

Simon Arestov performs his Rolla Bolla balancing act at Cirque Musica.
Lilee-Jean Putt (Dec. 5

Community celebrates life of Lilee-Jean

Abbotsford Pentecostal was packed on Saturday as people came to celebrate the all-too-brief life of Lilee-Jean Putt.

Lilee-Jean Putt (Dec. 5
The new Fraser Valley Express bus would connect Chilliwack to Langley

FVRD approves bus for Chilliwack–Abbotsford–Langley route

A BC Transit express bus from Chilliwack to Langley through Abbotsford has been approved. It could be running as early as Sept. 2014.

The new Fraser Valley Express bus would connect Chilliwack to Langley
Exchanging explicit images between consenting teenagers - a form of 'sexting' - is legal

Info on social networks is never private: expert

An internet safety talk by a Victoria police officer has Abbotsford students and parents reconsidering their online behaviour.

Exchanging explicit images between consenting teenagers - a form of 'sexting' - is legal

FVRD eyes medical pot zoning rule

The Fraser Valley Regional District is wrestling with zoning for medical marijuana production on its land.

FVRD Area B director Dennis Adamson.

FVRD pledges to tighten expense rules

Two FVRD directors have been subjected to an audit after they claimed a total of $42,578 for 2011 travel expenses, without receipts.

FVRD Area B director Dennis Adamson.
The Fleming family is powering through a tough time as son Ethan (front) battles a rare bone cancer. From top left

Family powers through a tough time

Rosedale family The Flemings have rallied together in support of their son, Ethan, who was recently diagnosed with bone cancer.

The Fleming family is powering through a tough time as son Ethan (front) battles a rare bone cancer. From top left