Alina Konevski

Sarina Dickson was one of several Mission legion volunteers offering poppies and collecting donations at local businesses this season.

Thief targets Mission legion poppy boxes

For the first time in two years, some poppy boxes have disappeared in the community.

Sarina Dickson was one of several Mission legion volunteers offering poppies and collecting donations at local businesses this season.
MP Randy Kamp

Kamp recalls years spent in the Philippines

Randy Kamp, Member of Parliament for Pitt Meadows–Maple Ridge–Mission, sends condolences to those affected by Typhoon Haiyan.

MP Randy Kamp
Mission's Michelle Webber-Rykers has been fighting with government agencies following a car accident.

Injured woman hit by government bill

A single mom recovering from a serious car accident was informed her benefits were overpaid.

Mission's Michelle Webber-Rykers has been fighting with government agencies following a car accident.
The RCMP's bomb profile dog searched Christine Morrison school on Tuesday and found nothing suspicious.

UPDATE: Mission school reopens tomorrow after bomb threat

After a bomb threat closed Mission elementary school Christine Morrison on Tuesday, authorities reopen the school for next day.

The RCMP's bomb profile dog searched Christine Morrison school on Tuesday and found nothing suspicious.
When TransLink rolls out Compass Cards on the West Coast Express next month

Compass Cards bring hidden costs to some Abbotsford–Mission transit riders

When TransLink rolls out Compass Cards on the West Coast Express next month, some passengers will be forced to pay extra to ride the rail

When TransLink rolls out Compass Cards on the West Coast Express next month
The CMHC is predicting the Abbotsford-Mission area will see fewer single-family homes built in the near future.

Renters on rise in Abbotsford-Mission

New data from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation predicts the future of the Abbotsford and Mission real estate market

The CMHC is predicting the Abbotsford-Mission area will see fewer single-family homes built in the near future.
Canada Post letter carrier Boris Juracic has been with Mission SAR for two years. At the warehouse in Mission that SAR uses for trainings

Mission SAR responds to record number of calls

The Mission Search and Rescue team is increasingly busy as calls flood in from Mission and the Fraser Valley

Canada Post letter carrier Boris Juracic has been with Mission SAR for two years. At the warehouse in Mission that SAR uses for trainings

Aggressive dogs to be controlled in FVRD

Residents in some Fraser Valley Regional District areas may soon have somewhere to call when reporting aggressive dogs.

Sam Mellace has been growing medical marijuana on FVRD land in Mission for a decade.

Marijuana grower vows to fight FVRD on pot zoning

A medical marijuana grower in Mission is incensed about the possibility that FVRD would push grow-ops to industrial areas.

Sam Mellace has been growing medical marijuana on FVRD land in Mission for a decade.
A groggy bear adjusts to his surroundings on Sumas Mountain after a brief tranquilizer nap.

City bear relocated to Sumas Mountain

A small black bear was captured and relocated from the city to Sumas Mountain on Monday.

A groggy bear adjusts to his surroundings on Sumas Mountain after a brief tranquilizer nap.

FVRD director ordered to return funds to district

At least one director will have to reimburse the Fraser Valley Regional District for expenses he failed to support during an audit.

No jail time for driver responsible for two fatalities

Steven Lineker, whose inattentive driving led to two fatalities in Mission, will not serve jail time.

UFV students push to extend shuttle bus service

University of the Fraser Valley students will vote in October on increasing their bus fee to expand new shuttle bus service.

Simon Arestov performs his Rolla Bolla balancing act at Cirque Musica.

Cirque Musica heads to Abbotsford for tour’s only Canadian stop

Cirque Musica, an energetic circus-and-orchestra show, will be in Abbotsford on Oct. 5, 2013.

Simon Arestov performs his Rolla Bolla balancing act at Cirque Musica.
Lilee-Jean Putt (Dec. 5

Community celebrates life of Lilee-Jean

Abbotsford Pentecostal was packed on Saturday as people came to celebrate the all-too-brief life of Lilee-Jean Putt.

Lilee-Jean Putt (Dec. 5
The new Fraser Valley Express bus would connect Chilliwack to Langley

FVRD approves bus for Chilliwack–Abbotsford–Langley route

A BC Transit express bus from Chilliwack to Langley through Abbotsford has been approved. It could be running as early as Sept. 2014.

The new Fraser Valley Express bus would connect Chilliwack to Langley
Exchanging explicit images between consenting teenagers - a form of 'sexting' - is legal

Info on social networks is never private: expert

An internet safety talk by a Victoria police officer has Abbotsford students and parents reconsidering their online behaviour.

Exchanging explicit images between consenting teenagers - a form of 'sexting' - is legal

FVRD eyes medical pot zoning rule

The Fraser Valley Regional District is wrestling with zoning for medical marijuana production on its land.

FVRD blasts Metro Vancouver over waste management plan

FVRD directors accuse Metro Vancouver of creating a waste management plan that would fund a new Waste-to-Energy incinerator.

Dick Clegg prepares to band one of three young owls in a barn in Chilliwack. See this owlet

What’s killing the barn owls of the Fraser Valley?

Fraser Valley is home to most of Canada's barn owls, but the harmless birds' survival is threatened by factors such as rat poison.

Dick Clegg prepares to band one of three young owls in a barn in Chilliwack. See this owlet