Kevin Mills

Flood fears ease as Fraser River water levels begin to lower

Flood fears ease as Fraser River water levels begin to lower

Mission’s CAO says water level never rose above six metre mark

Flood fears ease as Fraser River water levels begin to lower
Protesters have gathered in front of Mission city hall every time the asphalt issue came up for debate. On Monday, council approved a request to amend a land use contract that will allow a new asphalt plant to open. / Kevin Mills Photo

Asphalt plant can soon begin operations in Steelhead

Council votes 4-3 to permit amendment to Land Use Contract, notes legal implications

Protesters have gathered in front of Mission city hall every time the asphalt issue came up for debate. On Monday, council approved a request to amend a land use contract that will allow a new asphalt plant to open. / Kevin Mills Photo
Proposed division of the 60 acres of undeveloped Crown lands. Image from Mission council minutes.

Historic land-transfer agreement in works between District of Mission, First Nations, province

60 acres of undeveloped Crown along Fraser River could change hands

Proposed division of the 60 acres of undeveloped Crown lands. Image from Mission council minutes.
Rallying For Diversity event set for June 27 in Mission

Rallying For Diversity event set for June 27 in Mission

Organizer Ken Herar says rally is to support diversity in a positive way

Rallying For Diversity event set for June 27 in Mission
Council has denied an application for a temporary Use permit that would allow an asphalt plant in the Steelhead area.

Asphalt plant TUP application denied by Mission council

A close 4-3 vote defeated the idea, but the controversial issue likely isn’t over

Council has denied an application for a temporary Use permit that would allow an asphalt plant in the Steelhead area.
Five cases of COVID-19 linked to Mission Memorial Hospital

Five cases of COVID-19 linked to Mission Memorial Hospital

No staff known to be infected, all patients to be tested

Five cases of COVID-19 linked to Mission Memorial Hospital
Asphalt debate heating up again

Asphalt debate heating up again

No decision expected from council until at least July 6

Asphalt debate heating up again
The annual Hike For Hospice (above) and the Ride For Hospice are both being transformed into virtual events because of the need for social distancing. / File Photo

Virtual fundraisers planned for Mission Hospice Society

A lack of funding, due to ramifications of COVID, is hurting non-profit organizations

The annual Hike For Hospice (above) and the Ride For Hospice are both being transformed into virtual events because of the need for social distancing. / File Photo
No support for tax relief grant report

No support for tax relief grant report

Mission Coun. Jag Gill presented the motion, but could not get a seconder

No support for tax relief grant report
Five Mission cannabis shops pondered by council

Five Mission cannabis shops pondered by council

Public to provide input on three proposals on First Ave, two more on Lougheed Highway

Five Mission cannabis shops pondered by council
According to a report to council, Mission needs to build more housing every year just to keep its “head above water.” / File Photo

More housing options needed in Mission to fill gaps

New report indicates 298 units a year have to be built just to keep up

According to a report to council, Mission needs to build more housing every year just to keep its “head above water.” / File Photo
According to District of Mission staff, a projected loss of more than $2 million in revenue from May to December of 2020 can be expected due to the impacts of COVID-19. / File Photo

Mission could lose $2 million in revenue

COVID-19 having a big financial impact on residents and the district

According to District of Mission staff, a projected loss of more than $2 million in revenue from May to December of 2020 can be expected due to the impacts of COVID-19. / File Photo
Drive-by celebration for Mission couple’s 65th anniversary, 90th birthday

Drive-by celebration for Mission couple’s 65th anniversary, 90th birthday

Don and Clara Coubrough watched as family members drove by to say congratulations

Drive-by celebration for Mission couple’s 65th anniversary, 90th birthday
Mission senior honours fallen Snowbird

Mission senior honours fallen Snowbird

Bruce Smith, 78, decorated his car with various pieces of military memorabilia to raise awareness

Mission senior honours fallen Snowbird
Violent crime, drug possession, property crime all down in Mission in 2020

Violent crime, drug possession, property crime all down in Mission in 2020

Mission RCMP present crime stats to council

Violent crime, drug possession, property crime all down in Mission in 2020
Mission family is fundraising for Finn

Mission family is fundraising for Finn

The four-year-old boy, diagnosed with severe autism needs a service dog, but it costs about $25,000

Mission family is fundraising for Finn
Temporary 44-bed shelter created in downtown Mission

Temporary 44-bed shelter created in downtown Mission

Former location of The Stage now being used to help homeless

Temporary 44-bed shelter created in downtown Mission
Herar demands public apology from councillor, mayor

Herar demands public apology from councillor, mayor

Says he won’t return to council until tax issue, ‘grandstanding’ comment dealt with

Herar demands public apology from councillor, mayor
UPDATED: Some Mission students could return to class by end of month

UPDATED: Some Mission students could return to class by end of month

Part-time classes could begin at the end of May

UPDATED: Some Mission students could return to class by end of month
Mission property owners have until Sept. 30 to pay municipal taxes

Mission property owners have until Sept. 30 to pay municipal taxes

Coun. Ken Herar accused of grandstanding by fellow councillor Cal Crawford

Mission property owners have until Sept. 30 to pay municipal taxes