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COLUMN: The valley’s bushiest beard

I recently bumped into Thomas Hodgson, the guy with the bushiest beard probably in the Fraser Valley.

  • Jan 9th, 2016

Olivia, Ethan are B.C.’s top baby names

Top choices extend their streak of popularity in 2014, according to Vitals Statistics Agency

Northern lights may end year with a spectacle thanks to solar flare

Aurora borealis set to blaze further south than usual after Monday's sunspot eruption

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      Christmas Bureau still seeking donations

      The organization has now received approximately $60,000, or 50 per cent of the finances needed to have a successful season.

      • Dec 18th, 2015

      Auxiliary pledges $300,000 for ultrasound unit

      It is the second such pledge from the auxiliary, whose mandate is to support MMH through their volunteer efforts and fundraising.

      • Dec 17th, 2015

      B.C. joins clean vehicle club in Paris

      Zero-emission vehicles group wants to reduce vehicle greenhouse gas emissions 40 per cent by 2050.

      Harvesting a Christmas tree on Crown land

      Free use permits are available for most areas of the province, good for one tree in designated areas of provincial forest

      Quiz night at the Mission Library

      The annual event is a fundraiser to help support the Mission Library.

      • Nov 15th, 2015

      Influenza vaccine now available in B.C.

      H2N2 influenza cases already showing up around B.C., strains of influenza B expected to show up by February

      Festival of trees returns to Mission

      Trees will be displayed and voted on by all visitors to the Festival of Trees. Admission to the Festival of Trees will be by cash donation.

      • Nov 8th, 2015

      United Way offers priority grants

      The agency’s board of directors has increased their priority grant pool from $100,000 to $150,000.

      • Nov 7th, 2015

      PHOTOS: Blessing of pets

      The Right Reverend Melissa Skelton of the Diocese of New Westminster was at the All Saint’s Anglican Church in Mission last week.

      • Oct 12th, 2015

      Tofino, Stanley Park voted B.C.’s ‘best places’ to visit

      A new poll of British Columbians has the Park and surfer's paradise one-two atop the province's travel destinations.

      Jumpstart Day celebrates sports

      Canadian Tire in Mission hosted a full day of activities last week as part of Jumpstart Day.

      • Jun 6th, 2015

      COLUMN: Cycling for Diversity sees fifth year

      The makeup of diversity is very different in the Okanagan compared to the Lower Mainland.

      Heat wave about to hit Lower Mainland and here’s how to keep your cool

      Hottest weather expected Saturday and Sunday, residents of Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley urged to take precautions

      Optimist Club names Mother of the Year

      Mission Central school receives $1,000 donation from club

      Garden project grows at Santa Rosa

      The Women’s Resource Society of the Fraser Valley's building in Mission houses women and their children from both Mission and Abbotsford.

      • May 11th, 2015

      Super, virtual B.C. seen world-wide

      Virtual reality lets people experience a boat trip and a hike into the high country of the remote central coast at Nimmo Bay

      Dr. Smith: Understanding self-harm

      Why is my child doing this? What is going on with youth.