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The common fruit fly has been giving Abbotsford residents fits this summer.

How do you get rid of fruit flies?

Several methods to remove the pesky critters highlighted

The common fruit fly has been giving Abbotsford residents fits this summer.
Abbotsford resident Sandeep Singh Kaila can spin a basketball on a toothbrush longer than anyone on the planet. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Bizarre world record for longest basketball spin on toothbrush held by B.C. man

Sandeep Singh crowned king spinner on Jan. 1 with time of 68 seconds

Abbotsford resident Sandeep Singh Kaila can spin a basketball on a toothbrush longer than anyone on the planet. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Maj. Michelle Curran of the Thunderbirds and Capt. Sarah Dallaire of the Snowbirds are set to make history this weekend at the Abbotsford International Airshow. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

VIDEO: Female pilots making history at Abbotsford International Airshow

Women flying for the first time with both the Thunderbirds and the Snowbirds on Saturday and Sunday

Maj. Michelle Curran of the Thunderbirds and Capt. Sarah Dallaire of the Snowbirds are set to make history this weekend at the Abbotsford International Airshow. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Ledgeview members Brian Casey and Dave Garrett show off some of the swag they earned after both golfers scored a hole-in-one while playing together earlier this summer. (Submitted)

Pair of Abbotsford golfers bust the odds

Long-time playing partners both score hole-in-one at Ledgeview

  • Jul 25, 2019
Ledgeview members Brian Casey and Dave Garrett show off some of the swag they earned after both golfers scored a hole-in-one while playing together earlier this summer. (Submitted)
Former Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia Steven Point signs a letter to the provincial government asking for action at the Lightning Rock burial site in Abbotsford. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

VIDEO: First Nations, developer call for return and protection of sacred B.C. burial site

Dozens of First Nations leaders gather on grassy plateau to call on action by provincial government

Former Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia Steven Point signs a letter to the provincial government asking for action at the Lightning Rock burial site in Abbotsford. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Protestors strum away in front of the Excelsior Hog Farm in Abbotsford on Sunday morning. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

VIDEO: One person arrested at protest at Abbotsford pig farm

Over one hundred protestors have invade Excelsior Hog Farm on Harris Road

Protestors strum away in front of the Excelsior Hog Farm in Abbotsford on Sunday morning. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Four-year-old Paisley MacRury has received support from the Team Canada rugby sevens squad during her battle with leukemia.

Canadian rugby players wear orange for B.C. girl fighting leukemia

Paisley MacRury’s battle with leukemia receiving support from Team Canada rugby sevens squad

Four-year-old Paisley MacRury has received support from the Team Canada rugby sevens squad during her battle with leukemia.
Jamison Ladd penned a letter to his coaches announcing that he was quitting the team after he said bullying was not properly addressed.

13-year-old B.C. hockey player quits team over bullying

Jamison Ladd penned a letter alleging that coaches did not do enough to resolve harassment

Jamison Ladd penned a letter to his coaches announcing that he was quitting the team after he said bullying was not properly addressed.
The Vancouver Canucks farm team will not be coming to the Abbotsford Centre, after the club announced on Friday it will be extending its partnership with Utica. (Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News)

Vancouver Canucks extend affiliate deal with Utica Comets

Possibility of team arriving in Abbotsford shot down by new partnership

The Vancouver Canucks farm team will not be coming to the Abbotsford Centre, after the club announced on Friday it will be extending its partnership with Utica. (Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News)
Athletes compete in the discus at the 2018 55+ BC Games in Cranbrook this past summer. The 2022 edition of the event is coming to Abbotsford. (Barry Coulter/Black Press)

55+ BC Games coming to Abbotsford in 2022

More than 3,000 athletes in 23 sports competing at event

Athletes compete in the discus at the 2018 55+ BC Games in Cranbrook this past summer. The 2022 edition of the event is coming to Abbotsford. (Barry Coulter/Black Press)
Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen has re-signed with the Vancouver Canucks for two more years.

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen re-signs with Vancouver Canucks

Forward inks two-year deal for $2.5 million

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen has re-signed with the Vancouver Canucks for two more years.
B.C. BMX kid wows GoPro with homemade video

B.C. BMX kid wows GoPro with homemade video

Eight-year-old Rex Johnson wins award for inventive video

B.C. BMX kid wows GoPro with homemade video
Abbotsford’s Ryan Craig, shown here during his time with the Tampa Bay Lightning, has helped coach the Vegas Golden Knights to the Stanley Cup Final.

B.C.’s Ryan Craig, Vegas Golden Knights chase history

Local product behind bench for expansion team’s incredible championship run

Abbotsford’s Ryan Craig, shown here during his time with the Tampa Bay Lightning, has helped coach the Vegas Golden Knights to the Stanley Cup Final.
VIDEO: Bear rescued from B.C. tree

VIDEO: Bear rescued from B.C. tree

Bruin found near Abbotsford Middle School

VIDEO: Bear rescued from B.C. tree
Abbotsford resident Sandeep Singh Kaila can spin a basketball on a toothbrush longer than anyone on the planet. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

VIDEO: B.C. man recognized for spinning basketball on toothbrush

Abbotsford man holds world record for longest duration of time of 60.5 seconds

Abbotsford resident Sandeep Singh Kaila can spin a basketball on a toothbrush longer than anyone on the planet. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
South Kamloops Titans win 3A basketball crown

South Kamloops Titans win 3A basketball crown

Titans defeat Byrne Creek 74-66 in title game

South Kamloops Titans win 3A basketball crown
Gregg Zaun fired from Sportsnet for “inappropriate behaviour”

Gregg Zaun fired from Sportsnet for “inappropriate behaviour”

Company says the Blue Jays analyst has been terminated, effective immediately

Gregg Zaun fired from Sportsnet for “inappropriate behaviour”
Quidditch competitors battle it out at the last time the Western Regionals came to Abbotsford in 2016. The event comes to the turf fields at Mouat on Saturday and Sunday. (Kier Junos/PHOTO)

Quidditch Western Championships landing in Abbotsford

Teams from B.C. and Alberta duelling for top honours

Quidditch competitors battle it out at the last time the Western Regionals came to Abbotsford in 2016. The event comes to the turf fields at Mouat on Saturday and Sunday. (Kier Junos/PHOTO)
This moose was one of two submitted condom wrapper designs that earned Abbotsford’s Cassidy Luteijn high praise in the ONE condom wrapper design contest.

Abbotsford artist wins big in condom wrapper design contest

Mouat grad Cassidy Luteijn’s pair of designs earn high grades from judges

This moose was one of two submitted condom wrapper designs that earned Abbotsford’s Cassidy Luteijn high praise in the ONE condom wrapper design contest.
Vernon’s Jim Cotter from the Morris rink throws a rock during Sunday’s final.

Morris rink wins B.C. men’s curling championship

Vernon/Kelowna based team defeats Team Joanisse at final in Abbotsford

Vernon’s Jim Cotter from the Morris rink throws a rock during Sunday’s final.