Sumas

Trans Mountain Sumas Terminal Fire Deployment Exercise

Abbotsford /Sumas – Sometime timing is everything. Kinder Morgan/Trans Mountain, in their weekly on line media recap, released information on their Sumas Terminal Fire Deployment Exercise. The media release was made July 12 although the actual exercise happened on June…


Forest Fire On American Side of Vedder Mountain

Fraser Valley (With files from KGMI Bellingham/Bellingham Herald) – A forest fire appears is burning on the American side of Vedder Mountain and can be seen from Abbotsford. Smoke was spotted rising from the area around 3 p.m. on Thursday…



Welcome to Hell – Inside Canada’s Most Decrepit Prison

Iqaluit, Nunavut/Mission/Abbotsford/Chilliwack  (Canadian Press/National Post/Vancouver Sun) —There have been plenty of horror stories that Fraser Valley residents have heard about the prison facilities in our area. Mission Institution/Ferndale, Matsqui/Sumas Centre, Mountain, Ford, Fraser Valley Institution for Women, and of course…