Alina Konevski

Unemployment highest in Abbotsford-Mission

Chamber of Commerce endorses city economic plan as Abbotsford-Mission unemployment rate tops B.C. metro areas.

Bob Dornan inside the Valley Protein feed mill in Chilliwack.

Railway delays hobble feed mill industry

Serious delays by railway companies are putting Fraser Valley feed mills – and the livestock they are trying to feed – at risk.

Bob Dornan inside the Valley Protein feed mill in Chilliwack.

Info night about Mission youth homelessness Jan. 14

Local community workers have organized a meeting at the Leisure Centre

A suspension bridge has been proposed for the Cascade Falls area.

Suspension bridge coming to Mission’s Cascade Falls

Bridge to be only the third of its type in the Lower Mainland.

A suspension bridge has been proposed for the Cascade Falls area.
Sketches of Samantha Stroman’s submission to Canada’s Breakthrough Designers.

Top marks for fashion design

Samantha Stroman is a finalist in a national competition

Sketches of Samantha Stroman’s submission to Canada’s Breakthrough Designers.
Hope Central program coordinator Carrie Prentice (far right) stands with volunteers Derek Perrault and Jean Storms at the drop-in centre.

Hope Central emerges as drop-in centre

New Heights Church fills gap left by Union Gospel Mission last year.

Hope Central program coordinator Carrie Prentice (far right) stands with volunteers Derek Perrault and Jean Storms at the drop-in centre.
FVRD chair Sharon Gaetz (left) and vice-chair Patricia Ross.

Gaetz re-elected to chair FVRD board

FVRD board retains status quo with re-election of Sharon Gaetz and Patricia Ross to top positions.

FVRD chair Sharon Gaetz (left) and vice-chair Patricia Ross.

Fraser Valley sets ‘zero waste’ goal

Regional district commits to aggressive waste diversion target.

Sam Mellace has been growing medical marijuana legally on agricultural land in FVRD Area F for a decade. FVRD's proposed zoning bylaws will permit him to remain on his land

Grow-ops welcomed in some FVRD areas; shunned in others

Big differences in how electoral areas and cities propose to regulate medical marijuana production.

Sam Mellace has been growing medical marijuana legally on agricultural land in FVRD Area F for a decade. FVRD's proposed zoning bylaws will permit him to remain on his land
Mission’s Madeleine Engh says music has been a hobby of hers throughout her life.

Senior singer lands recording contract

Mission resident signs first contract at 77 years old

Mission’s Madeleine Engh says music has been a hobby of hers throughout her life.
Mission's Reid Taylor helped his Delta Fire Department team to a first place finish at the Firefighter Combat Challenge in Last Vegas.

Taylor helps team to first place finish

Mission resident recently competed in the international Firefighter Combat Challenge

Mission's Reid Taylor helped his Delta Fire Department team to a first place finish at the Firefighter Combat Challenge in Last Vegas.

FVRD disputes clean air claim

The regional district has challenged a recent report that ranks Fraser Valley as having the cleanest air in Canada.

Sales and new listings were down significantly in Abbotsford and Mission during Nov. 2013.

Significant slump in housing market during November

Fewer Abbotsford and Mission home sellers than average managed to offload their property last month.

Sales and new listings were down significantly in Abbotsford and Mission during Nov. 2013.

Pedestrian walkway completed over railway

The much-sought after piece of infrastructure finished recently

Kinder Morgan's Sumas Mountain pump station.

Regional district requests accountability from Kinder Morgan

FVRD is sending an extensive list of questions to the company on its Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.

Kinder Morgan's Sumas Mountain pump station.
High school students considered a future in cosmetology at the 2013 Career Fair.

Career fair draws thousands of visitors

Abbotsford's annual Education and Career Fair sees 2,500–3,000 visitors from all over the Fraser Valley.

High school students considered a future in cosmetology at the 2013 Career Fair.
The Sensible B.C. 'cannabus' was parked at Abbotsford's Jubilee Park on Wed.

Tactics for pro-pot petition drive controversial in Abbotsford–Mission

The Sensible B.C. campaign in Abbotsford and Mission is far off target in final days.

The Sensible B.C. 'cannabus' was parked at Abbotsford's Jubilee Park on Wed.
Paul Horn

Mission training program draws international attention

Community Cares renewed another year with combination of council grant and funding from Division of Family Practice

Paul Horn
District of Mission deputy treasurer/collector Kerri Onken.

Zero municipal tax increase planned for Mission residents

District of Mission council upholds promise to freeze tax rate in proposed 2014 budget.

District of Mission deputy treasurer/collector Kerri Onken.
Dr. Stanley Soon (left) and Lloyd Rash pack supplies for the Rotary club's dental mission trip to the Philippines.

Local Rotary leads dental mission to Philippines

A temporary dental clinic led by the Mission Rotary is heading to the Philippines this week.

Dr. Stanley Soon (left) and Lloyd Rash pack supplies for the Rotary club's dental mission trip to the Philippines.