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The Abbotsford school district is moving to a quarterly schedule for high schools, instead of two semesters, in September.

Abbotsford high schools move to quarterly schedule due to COVID-19

Students will take two classes each quarter, instead of 4 or 5 per semester

The Abbotsford school district is moving to a quarterly schedule for high schools, instead of two semesters, in September.
Abbotsford Police Const. Allan Young is on life support following an incident that occurred in Nelson on Thursday, July 16. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford Police officer remains on life support after assault in Nelson

Const. Allan Young, 55, was critically injured in incident on July 16

Abbotsford Police Const. Allan Young is on life support following an incident that occurred in Nelson on Thursday, July 16. (Submitted photo)
This 2019 Mitsubishi RVR has been identified as the suspect vehicle involved in the shooting death of Karmjit (Jazzy) Sran on July 10 in Abbotsford.

Police identify suspect vehicle in Abbotsford fatal shooting

Jazzy Sran, 43, was killed July 10 at home on Lucern Crescent

This 2019 Mitsubishi RVR has been identified as the suspect vehicle involved in the shooting death of Karmjit (Jazzy) Sran on July 10 in Abbotsford.
Jennifer Kuiken, with husband Eric, has started a petition urging the provincial government to assist with coverage for in vitro fertilization. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford woman starts petition to have B.C. government help with IVF costs

Jennifer Kuiken says cost of in vitro fertilization is too high for most people

Jennifer Kuiken, with husband Eric, has started a petition urging the provincial government to assist with coverage for in vitro fertilization. (Submitted photo)
The taped-off scene on Lucern Crescent just before 8:30 a.m. the morning after on July 11. (Patrick Penner / Mission Record)

UPDATE: Abbotsford shooting victim was alleged ‘crime boss,’ according to court documents

Jazzy Sran, 43, was believed to have been smuggling cocaine across the border

The taped-off scene on Lucern Crescent just before 8:30 a.m. the morning after on July 11. (Patrick Penner / Mission Record)
A commercial truck, with its bucket torn off, was found abandoned Monday at a townhouse complex in central Abbotsford after it was stolen. (Abbotsford Police Department photo)

Thief steals bucket truck in Abbotsford while worker is 20 feet in air

Employee is able to jump to safety after suspect drives into pole

A commercial truck, with its bucket torn off, was found abandoned Monday at a townhouse complex in central Abbotsford after it was stolen. (Abbotsford Police Department photo)
Louis Morgan has now been sentenced for a 2016 rollover crash on Highway 1 near the Clearbrook Road exit in Abbotsford that resulted in the death of his wife, Shantelle. (Kevin MacDonald file photo)

Reckless driver sentenced to jail for Abbotsford crash that killed his wife

Louis Morgan also gets 5-year driving ban for dangerous driving causing death

Louis Morgan has now been sentenced for a 2016 rollover crash on Highway 1 near the Clearbrook Road exit in Abbotsford that resulted in the death of his wife, Shantelle. (Kevin MacDonald file photo)
The ride-hailing service Uber expands further east to the Fraser Valley on June 25 to include Abbotsford and Langley Township. (Black Press file photo)

Uber expands to Abbotsford and Langley Township, including Aldergrove

Ride-hailing service comes to those communities on Thursday, June 25

The ride-hailing service Uber expands further east to the Fraser Valley on June 25 to include Abbotsford and Langley Township. (Black Press file photo)
The sculpture of Chief Dan George that went missing from an Abbotsford middle school was found in a Mission pawn shop (left) last summer. Wayne Ervin has now been sentenced for the theft.

Man sentenced for stealing Chief Dan George sculpture from Abbotsford school

Wayne Ervin pleads guilty to stealing art piece and selling it to Mission pawn shop

The sculpture of Chief Dan George that went missing from an Abbotsford middle school was found in a Mission pawn shop (left) last summer. Wayne Ervin has now been sentenced for the theft.
Police watchdog says man injured in Abbotsford standoff did not suffer ‘serious harm’

Police watchdog says man injured in Abbotsford standoff did not suffer ‘serious harm’

Independent Investigations Office concludes investigation into May 21st incident

Police watchdog says man injured in Abbotsford standoff did not suffer ‘serious harm’
Shelley Mickens, a former Abbotsford Police finance director, has been charged with breach of trust, fraud, and theft related to her job from 2013 to 2016. (Facebook photo)

Former Abbotsford Police finance director charged with fraud, theft and breach of trust

Shelley Mickens of Surrey was ordered to pay back $312,000 in 2017 civil suit

Shelley Mickens, a former Abbotsford Police finance director, has been charged with breach of trust, fraud, and theft related to her job from 2013 to 2016. (Facebook photo)
Photo by Dale Klippenstein

OPCC orders review into penalty in Abbotsford officer domestic-assault case

Department proposed 16-day suspension for assault and harassment of officer’s ex-spouse

Photo by Dale Klippenstein
University of the Fraser Valley campus in Abbotsford.

UFV investigates reports of racial slurs from two students

Matter circulated on social media and was brought to university’s attention

University of the Fraser Valley campus in Abbotsford.
Photo by Dale Klippenstein

B.C. man offers ‘diamonds’ to woman and then stays on her property for 5 hours

Abbotsford Police say intruder has been identified and has mental-health issues

Photo by Dale Klippenstein
Black Lives Matter posters in the Auguston neighbourhood of Abbotsford have been ripped down and defaced. (Submitted photos)

Black Lives Matter posters ripped down and defaced in Abbotsford

Residents of Auguston neighbourhood are concerned about racism

Black Lives Matter posters in the Auguston neighbourhood of Abbotsford have been ripped down and defaced. (Submitted photos)
A dog with what was believed to be duct tape around its muzzle was first spotted on Discovery Trail in Abbotsford near Terry Lake on June 2. (Google Maps)

Mystery of the duct-taped dog in Abbotsford has happy ending

Owner found, and tape proves to be a plastic muzzle

A dog with what was believed to be duct tape around its muzzle was first spotted on Discovery Trail in Abbotsford near Terry Lake on June 2. (Google Maps)
Charles Henry Klose, 58, of Abbotsford was the victim of a homicide in the downtown Chilliwack area on June 6, 2020. (Photo courtesy of IHIT)

Homicide victim Chucky Klose described as ‘kind and gentle,’ ‘very forgiving’

Abbotsford resident killed in Chilliwack; body found in parking lot on June 6

Charles Henry Klose, 58, of Abbotsford was the victim of a homicide in the downtown Chilliwack area on June 6, 2020. (Photo courtesy of IHIT)
A dog seen with duct tape around its muzzle was first spotted on Discovery Trail in Abbotsford near Terry Lake on Tuesday, June 2. (Google Maps)

Stray dog with duct-taped mouth eludes capture in Abbotsford

SPCA and Petsearchers involved in search for dog first spotted on June 2

A dog seen with duct tape around its muzzle was first spotted on Discovery Trail in Abbotsford near Terry Lake on Tuesday, June 2. (Google Maps)
A dog seen with duct tape around its muzzle has been spotted on Discovery Trail in Abbotsford, near Terry Lake. (Google Maps)

Stray dog with duct tape around muzzle spotted in Abbotsford

Pooch has been spotted over two days, but has escaped capture so far

A dog seen with duct tape around its muzzle has been spotted on Discovery Trail in Abbotsford, near Terry Lake. (Google Maps)
The lineups were steady at the 2019 Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival in Abbotsford. This year’s festival is being held in June as a drive-thru event in Langley and Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)

No need to get out of your car at food truck festival in Abbotsford and Langley

Annual event takes drive-thru approach during COVID-19 pandemic

The lineups were steady at the 2019 Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival in Abbotsford. This year’s festival is being held in June as a drive-thru event in Langley and Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)