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Mission RCMP rescue boater on Hatzic Lake

Two officers swam out to save man clinging to an overturned boat

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The Mission Arts Council received $5,000 in funding to support Visually Speaking, a virtual gallery exhibition representing the artists of the LGBTQ2S community. / File Photo

Multiculturalism grants help Mission, Abbotsford organizations fight systemic racism

Priority was given to projects addressing anti-Indigenous, anti-Asian and anti-Black racism

The Mission Arts Council received $5,000 in funding to support Visually Speaking, a virtual gallery exhibition representing the artists of the LGBTQ2S community. / File Photo
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Hiker discovers human remains in Mission

No indications as to the circumstances that led to the person’s death or the identity of the remains

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$11 million in funding for Mission sewer line

Provincial government to support better sanitary system

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Q&A with Mission mayoral candidates

This is the first in a series of questions leading up to the April 24 by-election

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The COVID-19 outbreak was initially announced by Fraser Health on Feb. 18. Kevin Mills photo.

COVID-19 outbreak at Mission Memorial Hospital declared over

Outbreak initially declared Feb. 18, after three patients infected on two units

The COVID-19 outbreak was initially announced by Fraser Health on Feb. 18. Kevin Mills photo.
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Earl Babich hopes to make changes if elected mayor of Mission

Businessman, developer and now homeless man seeks mayor’s chair

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A small opening ceremony was held to announce the grand opening of the new Winners store in Mission. / Jamie Hayes Photo

Winners opens its doors in Mission

Store is located in The Junction Shopping Centre

A small opening ceremony was held to announce the grand opening of the new Winners store in Mission. / Jamie Hayes Photo
Mission has six candidates – Earl Babich, Paul Horn, Rhett Nicholson, Dave Perritt, Colin Renkema (no photo submitted) and Nelson Tilbury – seeking the vacant mayor’s chair. Election day is April 24.

Six candidates hope to win Mission mayor’s seat

Nominations have closed, campaign to begin, election day is April 24

Mission has six candidates – Earl Babich, Paul Horn, Rhett Nicholson, Dave Perritt, Colin Renkema (no photo submitted) and Nelson Tilbury – seeking the vacant mayor’s chair. Election day is April 24.
The Mission Library. The workshop takes place on March 26m from 3 to 4 p.m. Google Street View image.

Mission Library holding Zoom workshop to encourage youth reading

March 26 event to inspire reluctant readers from 3 to 4 p.m.

The Mission Library. The workshop takes place on March 26m from 3 to 4 p.m. Google Street View image.
The District of Mission has awarded a $1.4 million contract for the Mission Waterfront Revitalization Masterplan to 02 Planning & Design, / Submitted Photo

Mission awards $1.4 million contract for Mission Waterfront Revitalization Masterplan

02 Planning & Design, a Canadian-based company, will focus on the waterfront for the next 18 months

The District of Mission has awarded a $1.4 million contract for the Mission Waterfront Revitalization Masterplan to 02 Planning & Design, / Submitted Photo
Joe Kandola, owner of Hometown Furniture and Appliances, says the Mission location will be officially open in May. / Patrick Penner Photo

Hometown Furniture to open in downtown Mission

‘We started in small towns – 1988 in Penticton – so we’re used to working in small communities.’

Joe Kandola, owner of Hometown Furniture and Appliances, says the Mission location will be officially open in May. / Patrick Penner Photo
Former BC Lion JR LaRose was the keynote speaker at the Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards last year at the Quality Hotel and Conference Centre. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

See Mission’s nominees for 2021 Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards

Total of 7 individuals and organziations nominated from community

Former BC Lion JR LaRose was the keynote speaker at the Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards last year at the Quality Hotel and Conference Centre. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
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Mission seeks public feedback on 7th Avenue Greenway design

Greenway part of commitment to provide mobility options for all to walk, wheel or cycle

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Photo courtesy of the Mission RCMP.

UPDATE: William Joshua Bowles has been located

William Joshua Bowles last seen March 4 at Haven in the Hollow shelter

Photo courtesy of the Mission RCMP.
Myron Wiebe is one of 14 Canadian cadets who will perform virtually with the Commonwealth Day Cadet Band Concert. / Submitted Photo

Mission air cadet to perform virtually with cadets from around the world for Commonwealth Day

Myron Wiebe and 14 other Canadian cadets selected based on excellence in cadet music program

Myron Wiebe is one of 14 Canadian cadets who will perform virtually with the Commonwealth Day Cadet Band Concert. / Submitted Photo
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Prisoner serving sentence for second-degree murder dies at Mission Institution

Dale Jones had been imprisoned since 1992; CSC to review circumstances of his death

Mission Institution. Kevin Mills / Mission City Record.
Fraser Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Chartwell Carrington House Retirement Residence in Mission / File Photo

Fraser Health declares COVID-19 outbreak at Mission’s Chartwell Carrington House

According to a press release, one resident has tested positive for COVID-19

Fraser Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Chartwell Carrington House Retirement Residence in Mission / File Photo
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Lacey Construction wins eight Fraser Valley Housing Awards

Mission company picks up eight honours including Custom Home Builder of the Year

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$39,000 raised for the CT Scanner Project at Mission Memorial Hospital

Rotary Club of Mission and Lanka Jewels raffle off butterfly pendant

/ Bob Friesen Photo