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Vikki Hopes

Vikki Hopes

I have been a journalist for almost 40 years, and have been at the Abbotsford News since 1991. Over this time, I have covered crime, courts, city council and other general news and feature stories.

Phone
604-851-4530
Email
vikki.hopes@abbynews.com

Recent Work by Vikki

B.C. trucking firm named in $10M lawsuit tied to crash that killed US couple

B.C. trucking firm named in $10M lawsuit tied to crash that killed US couple

Husband and wife killed in 2021 California collision involving impaired commercial truck driver
Police escort Abbotsford trustees from meeting amid anti-SOGI protest

Police escort Abbotsford trustees from meeting amid anti-SOGI protest

School board meeting disrupted after 300 demonstrators gather
Alleged impaired driver arrested 2 days in a row in Abbotsford

Alleged impaired driver arrested 2 days in a row in Abbotsford

Man faces charges that include assaulting police officer
Cop whose dog injured man during Abbotsford arrest will not face charges

Cop whose dog injured man during Abbotsford arrest will not face charges

BC Prosecution Service concludes that officer did not use excessive force
B.C. sheriff shortage results in court closures and delays, says leaked report

B.C. sheriff shortage results in court closures and delays, says leaked report

Low pay and benefits listed as main issue affecting retention and recruitment
Abbotsford company seeks almost $2.5M after loss of 2M pounds of blueberries

Abbotsford company seeks almost $2.5M after loss of 2M pounds of blueberries

Valley Select Foods says insurance company should pay after frozen fruit thaws
B.C. man was murdered in 2021 by ‘aspiring serial killer,’ says Crown

B.C. man was murdered in 2021 by ‘aspiring serial killer,’ says Crown

Kevin Wesley sentenced to life without parole for 20 years for killing Christopher Hood
Abbotsford man who assaulted Uber driver gets 1 year probation

Abbotsford man who assaulted Uber driver gets 1 year probation

Passenger William Tickle attacked Aman Sood in vehicle in April 2023
Police seize $123K worth of suspected stolen jewelry in Abbotsford

Police seize $123K worth of suspected stolen jewelry in Abbotsford

Several charges expected after two people stopped in vehicle early Friday morning
SPCA seizes 162 rabbits from Abbotsford property

SPCA seizes 162 rabbits from Abbotsford property

Owner says animals were not in danger and he is appealing decision
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