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Mission Bomb Threat, Robbery, Hostage Standoff

Abbotsford/Mission (Abby News) – A suspect is in custody after a robbery at a Mission bank involving a bomb threat and an extended standoff with police. At approximately 1 p.m. on Friday, August 21,  a male suspect entered the Scotiabank located…


NEB Postpones Trans Mountain/Kinder Morgan Expansion Hearing

Fraser Valley/Burnaby (CKNW) – A Kinder Morgan hearing set for September in Burnaby has been postponed as the National Energy Board attempts to avoid a perceived conflict of interest. The NEB’s most recent appointee served as a consultant for Kinder…



Canada-wide warrant issued for high risk sex offender

Vancouver/Fraser Valley (Vancity Buzz) – The Vancouver Police High Risk Offender Unit is asking for the public’s help in locating a high risk sex offender who is currently at large. Darren Wheatley, 45, failed to report to his halfway house…



RCMP Announce Changes for Response to Alarms

Chilliwack/Hope/Agassiz/ Harrison Hot Springs/ Boston Bar – Upper Fraser Valley Regional Detachment: RCMP serving Chilliwack, Hope, Agassiz, Harrison Hot Springs, and Boston Bar are changing how they respond to false alarms. Effective September 1, 2015 property alarms must be verified…


Trans Mountain/Kinder Morgan Insists Pipeline Good For Economy

Vancouver/Fraser Valley (CP) – An expanded Trans Mountain pipeline would add $18.2 billion to Canada’s gross domestic product over 20 years, benefit First Nations and reduce environmental harm, Kinder Morgan says. The energy giant filed its final written submissions to…



Abby Police Set Up Cameras Along Controversial Sandpiper Drive

Abbotsford (Abby News) – In response to two recent shootings on Sandpiper Drive, the Abbotsford Police Department (APD) has installed video surveillance equipment along the street. Const. Ian MacDonald said police hope that the move serves as a “suppression technique”…


Abbotsford Pharmacy Robbery

Abbotsford, BC – On Tuesday Afternoon August 18(at 1:15 pm), the Abbotsford Police Department was called to a reported robbery at a pharmacy in the 2600 block of Clearbrook Road. Two men had entered that location with their faces covered,…