Kevin Mills

Mission needs major funding to avoid an ‘environmental disaster’

Mission needs major funding to avoid an ‘environmental disaster’

Sewer pipeline from Mission to Abbotsford could break at any time, new one has to be built soon

Mission needs major funding to avoid an ‘environmental disaster’
MPs must act as advocates for Mission sewer pipe project

MPs must act as advocates for Mission sewer pipe project

Federal government funding desperately needed for project to continue

MPs must act as advocates for Mission sewer pipe project
Emergency crews try to revive a suspected overdose patient in downtown Mission. The victim eventually regained consciousness and walked away from the incident. Kevin Mills Photo

Overdose related calls continue to rise in Mission

At the current rate, there will be more than 300 calls for assistance in 2019

Emergency crews try to revive a suspected overdose patient in downtown Mission. The victim eventually regained consciousness and walked away from the incident. Kevin Mills Photo
Doreen Phelps has lived in Mission for more than 80 years. / Kevin mills Photo

80 years of loving Mission

Long-time resident, volunteer keeps giving back to the community

Doreen Phelps has lived in Mission for more than 80 years. / Kevin mills Photo
Dams on Silvermere Lake need immediate repair

Dams on Silvermere Lake need immediate repair

Lake owner, residents meet to discuss options, form comittee

Dams on Silvermere Lake need immediate repair
Diyet and the Love Soldiers will perform on Friday night. / Photo by Alistair Maitland Photography                                Diyet and the Love Soldiers will perform on Friday night. / Photo by Alistair Maitland Photography

More than 20 acts scheduled for Mission Folk Music Festival

32nd annual festival runs Friday to Sunday at Fraser River Heritage Park

Diyet and the Love Soldiers will perform on Friday night. / Photo by Alistair Maitland Photography                                Diyet and the Love Soldiers will perform on Friday night. / Photo by Alistair Maitland Photography
Mission council grants third reading to Tunbridge townhome proposal

Mission council grants third reading to Tunbridge townhome proposal

Speakers at public hearing voice concerns, say project will ‘stick out like an eyesore’

Mission council grants third reading to Tunbridge townhome proposal
Federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May and her husband, John Kidder, were in Mission last week. Kidder is hoping to win the Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon seat in the October federal election. / Kevin Mills Photo

Green candidate John Kidder says he has to attract Mission voters

Touring Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon riding with his wife and party leader Elizabeth May

Federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May and her husband, John Kidder, were in Mission last week. Kidder is hoping to win the Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon seat in the October federal election. / Kevin Mills Photo
People living in the remote, rural areas around Mission can pick up a free naloxone kit. / Keri Coles, Black Press file photo

Free naloxone kits available in rural, remote areas of Mission

Kits available at Dewdney General Store, Sasquatch Crossing Eco Lodge, and the Chehalis Store

People living in the remote, rural areas around Mission can pick up a free naloxone kit. / Keri Coles, Black Press file photo
UPDATED: Early morning fire destroys Mission laundromat

UPDATED: Early morning fire destroys Mission laundromat

Firefighters were called out to Mama Bear’s Duds N Suds on Logan Ave. on Friday

UPDATED: Early morning fire destroys Mission laundromat
Businessman Ken Selvaraja has always supported Mission

Businessman Ken Selvaraja has always supported Mission

New, stylish Lanka Jewels showroom opens to the public

Businessman Ken Selvaraja has always supported Mission
Marilynne Davis will be at Fraser River Heritage Park on Monday to run the information booth during the Canada Day festivities. A long-time volunteer and community supporter, the 77-year-old says that one of the things she keeps learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people. / Kevin Mills Photo

‘Secret of being happy is doing things for other people’

Long-time Mission volunteer Marilynne Davis will be helping out at the Canada Day festivities

Marilynne Davis will be at Fraser River Heritage Park on Monday to run the information booth during the Canada Day festivities. A long-time volunteer and community supporter, the 77-year-old says that one of the things she keeps learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people. / Kevin Mills Photo
Mission Canadian Tire fire caused millions in damages

Mission Canadian Tire fire caused millions in damages

Entire inventory was destroyed, as was the interior, but plans are to reopen in August

Mission Canadian Tire fire caused millions in damages
Mission begins process to reclassify as a city, public will have a say

Mission begins process to reclassify as a city, public will have a say

Should it be known as the District of Mission, City of Mission or Mission City?

Mission begins process to reclassify as a city, public will have a say
‘I feel free’ says mother of Mission murder victim after daughter’s belongings returned

‘I feel free’ says mother of Mission murder victim after daughter’s belongings returned

After 11 years, Rosemarie Surakka said she feels like it is 99.9 per cent over

‘I feel free’ says mother of Mission murder victim after daughter’s belongings returned
Funding provided to help with remediation plan for Hatzic Lake

Funding provided to help with remediation plan for Hatzic Lake

BC government provides $262,600 to the FVRD to help address invasive aquatic plant issues

Funding provided to help with remediation plan for Hatzic Lake
Retail cannabis stores coming to Mission – eventually

Retail cannabis stores coming to Mission – eventually

Council debates policies procedures to allow government and private stores

Retail cannabis stores coming to Mission – eventually
Parents of Mission murder victim want personal belongings returned

Parents of Mission murder victim want personal belongings returned

Lisa Dudley’s parents, Rosemarie and Mark Surakka, were at the Mission RCMP detachment Sunday

Parents of Mission murder victim want personal belongings returned
Transition year for Mission Downtown Business Association

Transition year for Mission Downtown Business Association

New board members elected, new stores, revitalization and more discussed at AGM

Transition year for Mission Downtown Business Association
Protesters say Right Now group messing with Charter of Rights

Protesters say Right Now group messing with Charter of Rights

Mission Leisure Centre site of pro-life, pro-choice discussions

Protesters say Right Now group messing with Charter of Rights