Black Press Media’s 25 most read stories of 2021 – Abbotsford News
From dancing cops and golden meteors to floods, fires and COVID, here’s a look at the most popular Black Press stories of 2021.
The 7 Generations Steward Society had a surprise during a small ceremony it organized to commemorate the 215 children found buried at Kamloops residential school.
Ruth Hamilton, a resident of Golden, British Columbia, woke up to a bang and a rock as big as her fist on her pillow.
Vanderhoof RCMP entertained thousands after a video of their coordinated dance moves went viral.
4. Abbotsford farmer among the first in British Columbia to grow and harvest “the world’s most expensive spice”
An Abbotsford farm became the first in the Fraser Valley – and one of the few in Canada – to grow and sell the flower that produces the most expensive spice in the world.
A woman who parks her car on the street near her workplace in south Oak Bay has received about half a dozen notes on her car from a resident claiming she is in front of their house.
The company behind the commercial truck filmed driving dangerously on Highway 5A last week had its license suspended by the BC government.
A Burns Lake man turns heads after he grabs a lynx by the skin after barging in and attacking his chicken coop.
Three separate slides closed the Coquihalla and the Hwy. 1 just northeast of the Lower Mainland after an unprecedented atmospheric river on November 14.
The RCMP concluded a nearly two-year international drug investigation after finding nearly two dozen bricks of cocaine in bananas shipped to grocery stores in the central Okanagan in February 2019.
Bikers from biker clubs across Canada attended the ceremony in Langley for Hells Angels Chapter President Haney Mike Hadden on Saturday September 4th.
It’s been almost two years since Colin Dowler freed himself from the claws and teeth of a grizzly bear with a pocket knife.
âWe saw him run down the highway and said he wouldn’t stop. I hit the horn for a good 10 seconds and it blew right next to us, âsaid Phaedra Idzan, resident of Salmon Arm.
A South Surrey grandmother thought she was doing the right thing by going to the United States to buy gasoline after the British Columbia government imposed a 30-liter limit on the amount of fuel that drivers are allowed to buy at the same time.
Instead, Marlane Jones was fined $ 5,700.
14. âTiger Damâ under construction on Route 1 in Abbotsford to retain flood water
The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure built a “Tiger Dam” on Highway 1 on November 28 in an attempt to hold back flood waters from the Sumas River.
A family that owned a pet pig in downtown Chilliwack has received tragic news after being forced to relocate it due to a violation of a Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) bylaw.
The Chilliwack School Board has asked Barry Neufeld to resign over a controversial Facebook post. At the same meeting, Neufeld lit a cigarette, drank wine, and appeared to fall asleep.
After more than 20 years, a famous family of killer whales have ventured into an old lair near the North Island.
Frustrated with the amount of destruction and disrespect he saw on his First Nation’s land this summer, Tla-o-qui-aht member Timmy Masso plans to block tourists from accessing West Main Forest Service Road Tuesday.
Two hundred and ninety houses were hastily placed on an evacuation order on the night of Sunday, November 14.
It was PAW Patrol to the rescue of a two-year-old, luring for adventure, Loon Lake and Felix the cat, who are presumably only eight lives after a potentially unpleasant encounter with an eagle was avoided by a dollar store helmet.
Images taken in Lytton show massive destruction in the aftermath of a rapid fire that swept through the central British Columbia city on Wednesday, amid a provincial heat wave that saw record temperatures across national.
James has lived on the streets of Chilliwack for years. He sleeps on Vedder Road, on the sidewalk in front of the BC Liquor Store in Sardis.
But Thursday (February 11), James had a new place to sleep.
23. Dozens of vehicles burn at the Abbotsford Recreational Vehicle Detention Center
Hundreds of recreational vehicles were on fire at the site near the flooded Highway 1, just east of Whatcom Road. Plumes of thick black poisonous smoke could be seen from miles away, with firefighters being prevented from approaching the scene due to flooding in the area.
A little lynx was enjoying his duck breakfast just outside of Trail when he froze on the train tracks he was sitting on. Luckily for the cat, a train crew spotted him and came to the rescue.
The massive White Rock Lake wildfire in the summer led to the evacuation of entire communities.
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