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B.C. woman photographs massive ant swarm on Abbotsford driveway

B.C. woman photographs massive ant swarm on Abbotsford driveway

She asked what the ants were doing? The answer: war

B.C. woman photographs massive ant swarm on Abbotsford driveway
The accident has the left lane completely blocked and it’s partially blocking the right lane as well.

Westbound crash on Highway 1 in Langley causing extreme traffic delays

Collision occured just after Glover Road, cars backed up all the way to 264th Street

The accident has the left lane completely blocked and it’s partially blocking the right lane as well.
The graffiti dedicated to Jorden Child was power-washed away by city workers yesterday. (Facebook.)

UPDATE: Abbotsford erases skate park graffiti mural honouring student killed in car crash

Many in community angry at city’s move after saying art wouldn’t be immediately removed

The graffiti dedicated to Jorden Child was power-washed away by city workers yesterday. (Facebook.)
VIDEO: Want to improve your golf game? This golf ball cannon might work

VIDEO: Want to improve your golf game? This golf ball cannon might work

Strange iron makes appearence at Abbotsford’s fourth annual Smart and Caring Golf Classic

VIDEO: Want to improve your golf game? This golf ball cannon might work
VIDEO: Angry B.C. cyclist starts shaming dangerous drivers online

VIDEO: Angry B.C. cyclist starts shaming dangerous drivers online

‘You motorists deserve all your costs and misery’

VIDEO: Angry B.C. cyclist starts shaming dangerous drivers online
B.C. conservation officers: Don’t leave food out ahead of bears’ foraging season

B.C. conservation officers: Don’t leave food out ahead of bears’ foraging season

Officers will be conducting ‘attractant audits’ and ticketing violators of the B.C. Wildlife Act

B.C. conservation officers: Don’t leave food out ahead of bears’ foraging season
The damage to a Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter after a crane flew into its windshield. (Photo credit U.S. Air Combat Command.)

TOP 5: Deadliest bird-strike aviation disasters in history

737 forced to make emergency landing after hitting flock of birds in Abbotsford on Sept. 10.

The damage to a Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter after a crane flew into its windshield. (Photo credit U.S. Air Combat Command.)
Second-degree murder charges stayed against Abbotsford man accused of 2017 homicide

Second-degree murder charges stayed against Abbotsford man accused of 2017 homicide

Forensic evidence against Jeffrey Charles Halicki had inconsistencies, said investigators

Second-degree murder charges stayed against Abbotsford man accused of 2017 homicide
VIDEO: What passengers saw after B.C. plane hit flock of birds and was forced to land

VIDEO: What passengers saw after B.C. plane hit flock of birds and was forced to land

737 aircraft hit birds shortly after take off from Abbotsford International Airport

VIDEO: What passengers saw after B.C. plane hit flock of birds and was forced to land
Passenger jet makes emergency landing in Abbotsford after hitting birds

Passenger jet makes emergency landing in Abbotsford after hitting birds

737 aircraft hit flock of birds shortly after takeoff

Passenger jet makes emergency landing in Abbotsford after hitting birds
UPDATE: Aircraft successfully makes emergency landing at Abbotsford International Airport
UPDATE: Aircraft successfully makes emergency landing at Abbotsford International Airport
The bus crash on Aug. 31 carrying 36 agricultural workers left 9 injured. (Patrick Penner photo.)

Decreasing safety standards for vehicles transporting farm workers, says B.C. regulatory report

Second-quarter report shows 28 per cent of vehicles failed inspection

The bus crash on Aug. 31 carrying 36 agricultural workers left 9 injured. (Patrick Penner photo.)
Dog attack sends Abbotsford man to hospital: “Flaps of his beard were just hanging by the skin”

Dog attack sends Abbotsford man to hospital: “Flaps of his beard were just hanging by the skin”

Daughter-in-law warning community about dangerous unidentified pet

Dog attack sends Abbotsford man to hospital: “Flaps of his beard were just hanging by the skin”
Several people were taken to hospital as a precautionary measure after a bus crash in Abbotsforf on Aug. 31, 2019. (Patrick Penner/Abbotsford News)

Three taken to hospital in Abbotsford bus crash with minor injuries

Bus filled with agricultural workers rolled into ditch on Ross Road and 58th Avenue

Several people were taken to hospital as a precautionary measure after a bus crash in Abbotsforf on Aug. 31, 2019. (Patrick Penner/Abbotsford News)
Duke has been serving with the Abbotsford Police Department since 2013. He plans to spend his retirement playing fetch.

Decorated police K9 retires after long career

Duke is moving in with his partner Sgt. Chris Scott and his family

Duke has been serving with the Abbotsford Police Department since 2013. He plans to spend his retirement playing fetch.
Millie (left) has been missing since April. 28. She was last seen on Aug. 22 (right photos). (Photos courtesy of Joanne Bandstra.)

Homeward bound: One woman’s search for her lost dog

The toy-Australian-Shepard has been spotted dozens of times around Abbotsford

Millie (left) has been missing since April. 28. She was last seen on Aug. 22 (right photos). (Photos courtesy of Joanne Bandstra.)
Border crossings across Lower Mainland seeing lengthy delays

Border crossings across Lower Mainland seeing lengthy delays

Sumas, Peace Arch and Surrey-Blaine border crossings seeing long wait times

Border crossings across Lower Mainland seeing lengthy delays
New anti-drone tech deployed at Abbotsford Airshow

New anti-drone tech deployed at Abbotsford Airshow

Operators could locate drones from up to 23 kilometres away

New anti-drone tech deployed at Abbotsford Airshow
The missing sculpture was reported to the police by the school district on June 4 of this year. The pawn shop purchase record says it was purchased on July 20, 2018.

Donor upset no one noticed B.C. school’s sculpture had been missing for a year

Agassiz’s Fraser River Lodge owner baffled how theft went undetected

The missing sculpture was reported to the police by the school district on June 4 of this year. The pawn shop purchase record says it was purchased on July 20, 2018.
Pilot Kent Pietsch performs some upside-down aerobatics with his 1942 “Jelly Belly” Interstate Cadet plane. Pietsch has performed more than 400 aerobatic shows since 1973. (Patrick Penner photo.)

Abbotsford Airshow a success despite stubborn weather, says spokesperson

Early estimates show significant drop in attendence from last year

Pilot Kent Pietsch performs some upside-down aerobatics with his 1942 “Jelly Belly” Interstate Cadet plane. Pietsch has performed more than 400 aerobatic shows since 1973. (Patrick Penner photo.)