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BC Amateur Photographer contest a huge success

Seventy finalists competed at this year's Abbotsford International Airshow for a shot at the title of Amateur Photographer of the year

Election 2015: All-candidates meetings set

Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon: Chamber, Mission Community Services to hold meetings.

Election 2015: Conservatives name Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon candidate

Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon: Brad Vis selected to represent party in newly created riding.

RCMP hunting for shooting suspect

A Chilliwack man is wanted in connection with a shooting outside the Eagle Landing Tim Horton's Monday night.

Accident victim pulled from crash by Hope Search and Rescue

HSARS puts in a team effort to extricate a young woman trapped in her car.

WILDFIRE WATCH: 282,000 hectares now burned is four times 10-year average

Fire updates from around B.C., with photos, interactive charts and updates from Twitter and Facebook

WILDFIRE WATCH: Be ‘very, very cautious’ in B.C. backcountry over Long Weekend

The BC Wildfire Service says there have been 1,342 wildfires since April 1, 2015, burning 276,000 hectares

Controversial Film lands in Hope

Petitioning voices were heard at the screening of the documentary film Directly Affected, which addresses concerns over possible pipeline.

Heat wave about to hit Lower Mainland and here’s how to keep your cool

Hottest weather expected Saturday and Sunday, residents of Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley urged to take precautions

BlackPress4Good collects donations for Cache Creek flood victims

Help is still needed for relief efforts in Cache Creek. Crowdfunding effort gathers momentum.

Time to enter B.C.’s amateur photographer contest

The 3rd annual 'Your Best Shot' contest is open to amateur photographers. Sponsored by London Drugs, Abbotsford Airshow & Black Press

Text/email scam hits Abbotsford

Abbotsford police have received more than 20 reports of text/email messages trying to solicit personal information from recipients.

Newspaper has new editor

Erin Knutson takes over the position this week

Thieves target convenience stores

$12,000 worth of cigarettes were taken from Harv's market in Silver Creek

Black Press Crowdfunding initiative making a difference in communities

More than $17,000 raised since launching last fall

Canyon travel website turns 10

Connect Media celebrates the milestone with a complete redesign

B.C. children’s charity helps local family

Hope resident Danielle Sandgren was provided with an adapted tricycle last year

New workshop for filmmakers

Dan Pereda and Jason Fisher are leading a free two-day event this month

New business opening in downtown Hope

Artisan's Attic and Fudgery Gift Shoppe offers a variety of local quality handcrafts

Drug bust in Hope

RCMP seized a variety of illegal drugs, cash and police scanner