TUESDAY WRAP: Perfect games and imperfect people highlight today's news

TUESDAY WRAP: Perfect games and imperfect people highlight today’s news

Reaction to the Greyhound news, a sporting triumph, and fallout from two disturbing cases featured

There’s a mixed bag of news today in the Fraser Valley and beyond, including reaction to yesterday’s big Greyhound news, a sporting triumph for a local bowler, and fallout from two disturbing cases. As some relief, check out the toads in the video below. And tomorrow, we’ll have a story on those raccoons we were talking about last week.

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Average Abbotsford house prices starting to dip – READ

The Abbotsford and Mission housing markets continue to cool, with the number of houses sold in June down by around 50 per cent. Read more…

Abbotsford bowler Adrian Kiss rolls three flawless gamesREAD

Many bowlers spend their entire lives chasing the elusive perfect game. Abbotsford’s Adrian Kiss completed his 2017-18 five-pin bowling season having thrown three such games, including one that helped him earn $6,000. Read more…

New brew pub gets OK from Abbotsford councilREAD

Langley-based Trading Post Brewing Company’s request for a licence for a new brew pub in central Abbotsford got the OK from council on Monday. Trading Post hopes to operate a 200-seat restaurant, while also brewing and selling its own beer out of the building. Read more…

John Fogerty comes to Abbotsford CentreREAD

John Fogerty is coming to Abbotsford Centre this weekend. Fogerty, hailed as one of the most influential musicians in rock history, plays the centre Sunday at 8 p.m. Read more…

Family sues Richmond trampoline park for negligence in death of B.C. dadREAD

The family of a British Columbia father who died after somersaulting into a foam pit at an indoor trampoline park is suing the facility for negligence. Jason Greenwood died in January after he performed a series of acrobatic manoeuvres and fell in a way that led to serious injuries and cardiac arrest. Read more…

Details revealed about 2016 kidnap-torture casesREAD

Alyssa Maria Cappon had what a probation officer described as a “very good childhood” before she was involved in the kidnapping and torturing of two people in separate incidents in Langley and Maple Ridge. Read more…

Market can fill in Greyhound vacuum, minister saysREAD

The full-scale withdrawal of Greyhound bus service from Western Canada has taken everyone by surprise, and efforts are underway to arrange other private coach services to pick up the routes, B.C.’s transportation minister says. Read more…

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VIDEO: Toads on the move in hills above ChilliwackREAD

Hundreds of toadlets are crossing a busy Chilliwack road in an annual migration that lasts about two weeks. Conservationists hope people will avoid the area and refrain from squishing the tiny amphibians. Read more…

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