Kelvin Gawley

‘This is just horrid’: Five people die from overdoses in just over nine hours in Abbotsford

‘This is just horrid’: Five people die from overdoses in just over nine hours in Abbotsford

‘Yesterday, we lost five citizens, and family and friends lost five loved ones’

‘This is just horrid’: Five people die from overdoses in just over nine hours in Abbotsford
UPDATE: Suspect still at large following brazen daylight shooting in Abbotsford

UPDATE: Suspect still at large following brazen daylight shooting in Abbotsford

Victim in his 30s in stable condition in hospital

UPDATE: Suspect still at large following brazen daylight shooting in Abbotsford
Mission man invents amphibious golf cart

Mission man invents amphibious golf cart

He says the Golfish will take you on a round of golf and a fishing trip

Mission man invents amphibious golf cart
Kari Simpson, speaking Tuesday night at a meeting in Abbotsford, claims schools in B.C. are attempting to brainwash children. (Kelvin Gawley/Abbotsford News)

Conservative activists rail against LGBT curriculum in Abbotsford

‘We are in a war for our nation and our children,’ Kari Simpson says

Kari Simpson, speaking Tuesday night at a meeting in Abbotsford, claims schools in B.C. are attempting to brainwash children. (Kelvin Gawley/Abbotsford News)
Ultra-low-cost airline set to Swoop into B.C.

Ultra-low-cost airline set to Swoop into B.C.

New WestJet subsidiary will take off in 2018

Ultra-low-cost airline set to Swoop into B.C.
Tristan Readman, of the Canadian Coast Guard, speaks with prospective employees at the Black Press Extreme Career Fair Thursday at the Kelowna Curling Rink. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)

How will the minimum wage increase affect your chances of getting a job?

The next Black Press Extreme Education & Career Fair is set for Sept. 28 at the Cloverdale Agriplex

Tristan Readman, of the Canadian Coast Guard, speaks with prospective employees at the Black Press Extreme Career Fair Thursday at the Kelowna Curling Rink. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)
MLA Darryl Plecas kicked out of BC Liberal Party

MLA Darryl Plecas kicked out of BC Liberal Party

Plecas shocked caucus after accepting Speaker job in the legislature

MLA Darryl Plecas kicked out of BC Liberal Party
Abbotsford MLA Darryl Plecas named speaker

Abbotsford MLA Darryl Plecas named speaker

He previously turned down offer of the job

Abbotsford MLA Darryl Plecas named speaker
MLA Darryl Plecas is escorted from legislative assembly by clerk Craig James after being elected speaker at B.C. legislature, Victoria Friday, September 8, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

B.C. MLA defies own party, named Speaker

Liberal MLA Darryl Plecas nonimated as new legislature Speaker

MLA Darryl Plecas is escorted from legislative assembly by clerk Craig James after being elected speaker at B.C. legislature, Victoria Friday, September 8, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
APD Const. Ian MacDonald and his son show off new ‘Think Inside the Box’ materials. Youtube screenshot

Abbotsford police telling drivers to ‘think inside the box’

New campaign has cops giving out cardboard boxes

APD Const. Ian MacDonald and his son show off new ‘Think Inside the Box’ materials. Youtube screenshot
Abbotsford’s shopping cart bridge will be removed

Abbotsford’s shopping cart bridge will be removed

Ministry of Transportation says it will remove camper and structure

Abbotsford’s shopping cart bridge will be removed
The NDP have promised B.C.’s minimum wage will increase to $15 an hour by 2021. Thinkstock photo

Will unemployment rise with minimum wage in B.C.?

Economist says available evidence is complicated

The NDP have promised B.C.’s minimum wage will increase to $15 an hour by 2021. Thinkstock photo
Shane Patmore gestures towards the bridge he constructed out of shopping carts. Kelvin Gawley/Abbotsford News

VIDEO: ‘It’s safe for everybody’ – homeless builder of shopping cart bridge hopes it can stay

Abbotsford’s Shane Patmore says he does what he can to help out

Shane Patmore gestures towards the bridge he constructed out of shopping carts. Kelvin Gawley/Abbotsford News
Const. Pat Kelly says he was amazed by the ingenuity that went into building this bridge.                                 Photo: twitter.com/CstKelly

Abbotsford cop finds bridge made of shopping carts, carpet, pallets

‘The ingenuity amazes me,’ officer says, after finding engineering feat in unexpected place

Const. Pat Kelly says he was amazed by the ingenuity that went into building this bridge.                                 Photo: twitter.com/CstKelly
VIDEO: Charges recommended against man who allegedly sideswiped cop car
VIDEO: Charges recommended against man who allegedly sideswiped cop car
Three tied up at gunpoint while three-year-old slept in B.C. home invasion

Three tied up at gunpoint while three-year-old slept in B.C. home invasion

Abbotsford police looking for suspects who stole valuables and vehicles

Three tied up at gunpoint while three-year-old slept in B.C. home invasion

Abby News Week in Review for Aug. 5

Some of the stories that made The News this week

Jati Sidhu is the Liberal MP for Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon.

Fraser Canyon MP Sidhu among the region’s top spenders

Comparison of last year’s expenditures for the 11 MPs from Delta to Hope

Jati Sidhu is the Liberal MP for Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon.
FVRD compiling mini Indigenous library

FVRD compiling mini Indigenous library

Literature will educate public servants, aid reconciliation, says report

FVRD compiling mini Indigenous library
Abbotsford cop dragged by car fleeing traffic stop

Abbotsford cop dragged by car fleeing traffic stop

High-speed pursuit, followed by later arrest

Abbotsford cop dragged by car fleeing traffic stop