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Chris LeSurf exhales after drawing on an e-cigarette. The devices are the subject of new government regulations and concerns among health authorities.

The vaping debate: Health officials express concerns about long-term effects

The use of electronic cigarettes is increasing, particularly among teenagers

Chris LeSurf exhales after drawing on an e-cigarette. The devices are the subject of new government regulations and concerns among health authorities.
Clarence and Elsie Carter recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary.

Mission couple celebrates 70 years of marriage

Clarence and Elsie Carter say the secret to a long marriage is simply love.

Clarence and Elsie Carter recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary.
Mission Secondary School principal Jim Pearce rides a stationary bike on top of the school to help leadership class students raise funds for Because I Am A Girl charity.

Mission principal rides for a cause

Leadership students raise funds for Because I Am A Girl, make principal ride on roof for six hours.

Mission Secondary School principal Jim Pearce rides a stationary bike on top of the school to help leadership class students raise funds for Because I Am A Girl charity.
High risk drivers targeted by Mission RCMP, ICBC

High risk drivers targeted by Mission RCMP, ICBC

Project Swoop will begin in Vancouver and continue through to Port Moody, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge and Mission.

High risk drivers targeted by Mission RCMP, ICBC
Mission Fire Chief Larry Watkinson (left) and Captain Norm MacLeod

Searching through the rubble: Mission firefighters return from Nepal

Mission Fire Chief Larry Watkinson and Captain Norm MacLeod were part of a 24-member team sent to help after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake.

Mission Fire Chief Larry Watkinson (left) and Captain Norm MacLeod
Police and fire responded to an overturned truck on Lougheed Highway

Dump truck flips over on Lougheed

Driver not seriously injured, despite needing some help to get to safety.

Police and fire responded to an overturned truck on Lougheed Highway
Mission athlete Liz Janze is trying to qualify for the Canadian bobsleigh team.

Mission athlete hoping to make Canadian bobsleigh team

Liz Janze is raising funds, with the help of BlackPress4Good.com, to both train and help give back to the community.

Mission athlete Liz Janze is trying to qualify for the Canadian bobsleigh team.
Band and choir students at Hatzic Secondary took home both gold and silver medals at the World Strides Heritage Music Festival in Anaheim

Hatzic music students shine at world festival

Vocal jazz choir wins gold and band takes silver at prestigious event in California.

Band and choir students at Hatzic Secondary took home both gold and silver medals at the World Strides Heritage Music Festival in Anaheim
Many members of the public voiced their opposition to a development proposal in the Hatzic Bench area.

Hatzic development debate heats up

More than 500 signatures were collected on three petitions and more attended a public hearing at Hatzic Secondary School last week.

Many members of the public voiced their opposition to a development proposal in the Hatzic Bench area.
Room to improve in Mission

Room to improve in Mission

Fraser Institute ranks Mission schools near bottom

Room to improve in Mission
Owners of two of the three 'sinking homes' on Mission's Best Avenue have settled with the district.

Two ‘sinking home’ owners settle with district

District of Mission agrees to purchase two of three homes on Best Avenue, homeowners glass ordeal is over.

Owners of two of the three 'sinking homes' on Mission's Best Avenue have settled with the district.
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Exploring development opportunities in Mission

Silverdale lands form the largest tract of consolidated land available for development in the Lower Mainland.

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District of Mission crews picked up illegally dumped garbage on Gunn Avenue last week.

Illegal dumping an ongoing problem in Mission

Two-thirds of the district's budget allocated to deal with the issue has already been used up.

District of Mission crews picked up illegally dumped garbage on Gunn Avenue last week.
Mary Crondahl

Genius Hour hits Hatzic elementary

Students presented projects at the school's Passion Fair

Mary Crondahl
Mission Fire Chief Larry Watkinson (right) and Captain Norm MacLeod along with more than a dozen Metro Vancouver firefighters are part of Canada's response to the government of Nepal's request for international assistance.

Mission firefighters help search for survivors in Nepal

Mission Fire Chief Larry Watkinson and Captain Norm MacLeod have joined more than a dozen other firefighters as part of Canada's response.

Mission Fire Chief Larry Watkinson (right) and Captain Norm MacLeod along with more than a dozen Metro Vancouver firefighters are part of Canada's response to the government of Nepal's request for international assistance.
Foul odours will not be tolerated in Mission. Council will soon add a definition for offensive odours in its noise regulation bylaw.

Foul odours will not be tolerated in Mission

Council passes three readings of a motion to add a definition for offensive odours in its noise regulation bylaw.

Foul odours will not be tolerated in Mission. Council will soon add a definition for offensive odours in its noise regulation bylaw.
The District of Mission is contemplating re-routing semi-trucks away from First Avenue.

Council considers re-routing truck traffic

Semi-trucks may not be travelling down First Avenue much longer.

The District of Mission is contemplating re-routing semi-trucks away from First Avenue.
Hundreds of people walked across the new suspension bridge at Cascade Falls Regional Park for the first time this past weekend. The bridge

Suspension bridge officially open at Cascade Falls

Hundreds attend ceremony for new bridge on Saturday at Cascade Falls Regional Park.

Hundreds of people walked across the new suspension bridge at Cascade Falls Regional Park for the first time this past weekend. The bridge
Many Canada Post workers are unhappy with proposed changes to home delivery.

Canada Post under fire at Mission meeting

Canada Post Corporation was accused of destroying a public service during Monday night's meeting.

Many Canada Post workers are unhappy with proposed changes to home delivery.
A new pilot project is being launched to discourage people from sleeping in the doorways of downtown shops.

Security hired to move downtown Mission homeless

Mission is hiring two security guards to patrol the streets from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. to move along anyone found sleeping outside a business.

A new pilot project is being launched to discourage people from sleeping in the doorways of downtown shops.