Skip to content
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
vhopes@abbynews.com

Recent Work by Vikki

Trial delayed a year for 3 Surrey men charged with killing Abbotsford couple

Trial delayed a year for 3 Surrey men charged with killing Abbotsford couple

Arnold and Joanne De Jong were found dead in their home on May 9, 2022
Killer of Calgary man dies while in B.C. prison

Killer of Calgary man dies while in B.C. prison

Bradley Koester sentenced in 1984 for murder of Frank Vervoort
Mike de Jong gives farewell speech after 30 years as Abbotsford MLA

Mike de Jong gives farewell speech after 30 years as Abbotsford MLA

Former lawyer retiring from provincial politics, hoping to become area MP
Two Abbotsford hog-farm protesters to appeal sentence

Two Abbotsford hog-farm protesters to appeal sentence

Hearing takes place Friday for Amy Soranno and Nick Schafer
Abbotsford MLA Mike de Jong questions why government is ‘targeting’ churches

Abbotsford MLA Mike de Jong questions why government is ‘targeting’ churches

Says ongoing court proceedings related to COVID-19 lockdowns have cost ‘a fortune’
Abbotsford YouTuber ordered to pay $350K for defaming business

Abbotsford YouTuber ordered to pay $350K for defaming business

Judge rules that Phil Dong was ‘relentless’ in his online attacks
Prisoner sentenced for slashing face of fellow inmate in Abbotsford

Prisoner sentenced for slashing face of fellow inmate in Abbotsford

Victim, who required 125 stitches, was also stomped on and kicked in the head
Langley man wins $1M on 6/49 ticket bought in Abbotsford

Langley man wins $1M on 6/49 ticket bought in Abbotsford

Bao Diep hopes to use winnings to purchase bigger home
Family of missing Abbotsford man issues plea for information

Family of missing Abbotsford man issues plea for information

Parents and siblings of Wesley Bosman just want to know that he’s OK
Man sentenced to time served for ‘indecent acts’ in Abbotsford

Man sentenced to time served for ‘indecent acts’ in Abbotsford

Richard Renning has already completed his 16-month jail term on four charges
More work by Vikki >