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Sheldon Dries recorded the first hat trick in Abbotsford Canucks on Wednesday (Dec. 1). Dries now has 12 goals in 16 games this season. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Abbotsford Canucks win three of four on home stand

American Hockey League club battling for positioning in tough Pacific Division

 

Riverside Street between Townshipline and Hallert roads is blocked off, as investigators collect evidence. Facebook photo

Human remains found after vehicle fire extinguished on rural Abbotsford road

Riverside Street closed between Hallert Road and Townshipline Road

 

The Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau Fraser Valley Toy Drive – coming up Dec. 11 at 360 Collision Centres in Abbotsford – was organized in response to recent flooding. (Contributed photo)

Toy drive to help flood-ravaged cities in joint effort by Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau

Dec. 11 event aimed at ensuring every kid has something under the tree at Christmas

 

Water rises near Highway 1 between Abbotsford and Chilliwack. (Photo/B.C. Ministry of Transportation)

Hwy. 1 between Chilliwack and Abbotsford closed due to flooding threat

Ministry of Transportation officially closes highway at 5 p.m.

Water rises near Highway 1 between Abbotsford and Chilliwack. (Photo/B.C. Ministry of Transportation)
The Abbotsford Canucks have announced the Season of Giving promotion for the club’s next six games, which will help benefit local charities. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Abbotsford Canucks announce Teddy Bear Toss as part of Season of Giving

Next six home games will see AHL team support several local charities hit hard by flooding

The Abbotsford Canucks have announced the Season of Giving promotion for the club’s next six games, which will help benefit local charities. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)
Highway 1 is expected to be re-open tomorrow (Thursday, Nov. 25). (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

Highway 1 likely to re-open through the Fraser Valley on Thursday

B.C. Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Rob Fleming reveals re-opening plans

Highway 1 is expected to be re-open tomorrow (Thursday, Nov. 25). (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
Margarita and her baby are now resting at the Cooper farm on McMillan Road. (Submitted)

Margarita’s miracle baby – Abbotsford cow gives birth at former home farm

Cow moves from home to WestGen to former home at Cooper farm, gives birth in former stall

Margarita and her baby are now resting at the Cooper farm on McMillan Road. (Submitted)
A Langley drive-thru donation drive to help Abbotsford flood victims raised more than $57,000 and filled three five-ton trucks on Saturday, Nov. 20. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley donation drive for flood victims gets big response

In four hours, donors contributed $57,000 and filled three five-ton trucks, beating target

A Langley drive-thru donation drive to help Abbotsford flood victims raised more than $57,000 and filled three five-ton trucks on Saturday, Nov. 20. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A property in Sumas Prairie as seen from Highway 1 on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Abbotsford mayor cautiously optimistic but city bracing for more rain ahead

Dike repairs progressing as Barrowtown pumps work at full capacity

A property in Sumas Prairie as seen from Highway 1 on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
RCAF personnel unloading equipment off the CC-177. Patrick Penner photo.

PHOTOS: Royal Canadian Air Force arrives in Abbotsford to help shore up flood fight

RCAF CC-177 Globemaster drops off 3 CH-146 Griffon helicopters

RCAF personnel unloading equipment off the CC-177. Patrick Penner photo.
A man drives a boat down a flooded road in Chilliwack, B.C., Tuesday, November 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Transport Canada issues order banning boats from B.C. flood areas, effective immediately

Exceptions for emergency workers, owners tending to livestock and property

A man drives a boat down a flooded road in Chilliwack, B.C., Tuesday, November 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Flood water takes over east Abbotsford Wednesday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)

What’s in the floodwater? Toxicity of water detailed in recent Abbotsford study

Human and animal fecal matter, oil and gas, asbestos likely leave water highly contaminated

Flood water takes over east Abbotsford Wednesday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Abbotsford flood damage: Nov. 16, 2021 (Photos by Sophie Middleton)

295 millimetres of rain: Abbotsford, Hope set precipitation records

In a span of two days, Hope saw just as much rain as Penticton would in one year

Abbotsford flood damage: Nov. 16, 2021 (Photos by Sophie Middleton)
The Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund has seen local groups University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce and Abbotsford Community Foundation team up to provide help to locals. (Twitter photo)

Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund established by local fundraising coalition

UFV, ACOC and ACF team up to help locals dealing with issues related to recent flooding

The Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund has seen local groups University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce and Abbotsford Community Foundation team up to provide help to locals. (Twitter photo)
The Salvation Army Centre of Hope in Abbotsford have been serving 150 meals to evacuees at the Tradex Centre three times a day since Monday. (Colleen Flanagan/Black Press)

Evacuees in Abbotsford tell harrowing tales of escape from flood waters

Salvation Army helping to feed first responders and evacuees

The Salvation Army Centre of Hope in Abbotsford have been serving 150 meals to evacuees at the Tradex Centre three times a day since Monday. (Colleen Flanagan/Black Press)
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Abbotsford Canucks games rescheduled due to local state of emergency

American Hockey League team game’s set for Friday and Sunday have been rescheduled

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Calf houses float in the flood waters in Abbotsford, B.C., Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
Calf houses float in the flood waters in Abbotsford, B.C., Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
Sumas Prairie under water.  (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

PHOTOS: Abbotsford from above after destructive flooding

Airplane views from some of the devastation after flooding takes over Sumas Prairie

Sumas Prairie under water.  (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford remains flooded after heavy rainfall and overflowing rivers. (Peregrine Aerial Surveys)

600 evacuated in Abbotsford as mayor worries about forecasted rain, floodwaters from U.S.

Mayor Henry Braun predicts total recovery costs will top $1 billion dollars

Abbotsford remains flooded after heavy rainfall and overflowing rivers. (Peregrine Aerial Surveys)
A total of 629 homes on the east side of the Sumas River are currently being evacuated, which is expected to take several hours. Andrew Franklin photo.

‘It’s not over for Abbotsford’: Officials brief public as floodwater pours into Sumas Prairie

Water from flooded Nooksack River in Washington breached Sumas dikes this morning

A total of 629 homes on the east side of the Sumas River are currently being evacuated, which is expected to take several hours. Andrew Franklin photo.