THURSDAY WRAP (links fixed): Needles in prison, a serious crash, and a fire at a homeless camp

THURSDAY WRAP (links fixed): Needles in prison, a serious crash, and a fire at a homeless camp

Thursday was a busy day for first responders in Abbotsford

  • Jul. 5, 2018 12:00 a.m.

Here’s your wrap up of today’s biggest local stories, and a couple … interesting ones from elsewhere. Also, all the links now don’t go to the same story, thanks to a helpful Facebook commenter.

Also also, we’re making process on the killer raccoon story alluded to yesterday. If you have pictures or video of the roving gang, please email

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Serious injuries after collision on Mt. Lehman – READ

One person was seriously hurt after a crash that closed a busy portion of Mt. Lehman Road. Read more…

Fire in tent near Salvation Army in Abbotsford was accidental, police say READ

Initial reports suggested a driver may have thrown something at a tent, igniting it. But police now say that wasn’t the case. Read more…

Canadian prison guards outraged over needle exchange program for inmatesREAD

Prison guards are unhappy with the introduction of a needle exchange program for federal inmates. Read more…

Nominations open for Community Builders AwardsREAD

Nominations are now being accepted for the Abbotsford Community Services Community Builders’ Awards, which honour outstanding individuals and organizations who work tirelessly, passionately and collaboratively to make Abbotsford a better place in which to live, work and raise a family. Read more…

You’ve got male: Calgary police nab naked man driving Canada Post truck READ

It was a clothes call for Calgary police on Wednesday when a report came in about a naked man driving a Canada Post truck. Read more…

Woman trapped under 700 pound safe overnightREAD

An Oak Bay woman was trapped under a 700 pound safe overnight before being extricated today by the Oak Bay Fire Department. Read more…

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It was sunny and warm today. Was it too hot?

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