Alina Konevski

Teachers head to Africa with Run for Water

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

FVRD applies for NEB intervenor status

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

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

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.

Gaetz re-elected to chair FVRD board

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

Fraser Valley sets ‘zero waste’ goal

Regional district commits to aggressive waste diversion target.

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

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

FVRD disputes clean air claim

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

FVRD eyes medical pot zoning rule

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

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.

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.