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A missionary award

!George and Joyce Fitchett, founders of Rock Nest Ranch, were honoured this year for a lifetime of service as UIM missionaries. Above they stand in front of the new lodge, which the camp hopes to open for the first time this fall. Since construction started in 2004, George has managed and overseen the work. UIM started construction on the lodge in 2004 and has stayed debt-free, building the lodge on donations with no effort to fund raise. “It was built by faith,” Joyce said. - Jackie Lieuwen
  • updated Jul 21, 2015 at 12:18 PM

The Houston founders of Rock Nest Bible Camp were honoured this year for their lifetime of service.

Vote now for the People's Choice Photo Award

  • updated Sep 4, 2015 at 4:14 PM

Support your favourite photo by casting a vote by Sept. 7 at abbynews.com.

Abbotsford to host national character conference

  • updated Aug 13, 2015 at 3:10 PM

Local event, which runs Oct. 23-24, will feature three renowned keynote speakers.

Houston celebrates Canada Day

  • posted Jul 8, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Over 350 people packed Jamie Baxter Park for Canada Day celebrations last Wednesday, enjoying music, games, barbecue and entertainment.

Black Press 4 Good raises over $10,000 to recover Vimy Ridge heroes

  • updated Jul 22, 2015 at 12:05 PM
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Historian Norm Christie is raising funds to find and re-bury 44 Canadian soldiers from World War I, which he believes were lost in France

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