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The south side of the Bellevue Hotel in its current state. Council photo.

Facelift for Mission’s Bellevue Hotel around the corner

Revised facade, landscaping improvements presented to council

The south side of the Bellevue Hotel in its current state. Council photo.
A homeless man being put into the back of an RCMP cruiser after a homeless camp fire on Feb. 13. Homeless camps at Horne Creek and FreshCo were dismantled without issue by MCS staff and bylaw officers, according to the MCS report to council. Patrick Penner file photo.

Mission Community Services staff say opponents have become allies following shelter expansion

Haven in the Hollow space increased from 27 to 57 bed in November

A homeless man being put into the back of an RCMP cruiser after a homeless camp fire on Feb. 13. Homeless camps at Horne Creek and FreshCo were dismantled without issue by MCS staff and bylaw officers, according to the MCS report to council. Patrick Penner file photo.
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Charges considered against RCMP officer for dog-bite arrest in Abbotsford

B.C.’s police watchdog reports reasonable grounds to believe officer committed offences

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Paris Cavanah is the first-time author of Mystery of Planet Crania, the first in the Hypernova trilogy. Facebook photo.

Mission author publishes young-adult novel, the first of a sci-fi trilogy

23-year-old Paris Cavanah has been writing the universe for her Hypernova series since high school

Paris Cavanah is the first-time author of Mystery of Planet Crania, the first in the Hypernova trilogy. Facebook photo.
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Mission school district seeks answers to bullying question

2021 Pink Shirt Day follows community outrage over a viral video showing a student being assaulted

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Mission Secondary students in an entrepreneurship and marketing course designed, marketed and sold a product to the school community in the lead up to Christmas break. /	Images submitted by Diana Purser.

Mission Secondary students market masks for business class

Grade 10 class does market analysis, creates products, advertises for school project

Mission Secondary students in an entrepreneurship and marketing course designed, marketed and sold a product to the school community in the lead up to Christmas break. /	Images submitted by Diana Purser.
A COVID-19 outbreak has occurred as Mission Memorial Hospital, according to a Feb. 18 news release from Fraser Health’s website. Kevin Mills / Mission Record.

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Mission Memorial Hospital

3 patients test positive, evidence of transmission found through 2 units

A COVID-19 outbreak has occurred as Mission Memorial Hospital, according to a Feb. 18 news release from Fraser Health’s website. Kevin Mills / Mission Record.
Drawings of the proposed apartment complex by Vivid Green Architecture.

Proposed 152-unit, 3-building apartment complex in Mission goes forward to public hearing

Councillors anticipate big public reaction from erecting 6-storey building in residential area

Drawings of the proposed apartment complex by Vivid Green Architecture.
All photos courtesy of Hosanna Vaughn.

100-day-old kindergarten class writes birthday cards to 100-year-old seniors in Mission

Teacher saw article on 4 local centenarian birthdays, wanted to make connection

All photos courtesy of Hosanna Vaughn.
Mission firefighters approaching the homeless camp after dragging firehoses across the tracks. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.

Homeless-camp fire in Mission shuts down CP Rail line

Man seen being taken away from camp in handcuffs by Mission RCMP

Mission firefighters approaching the homeless camp after dragging firehoses across the tracks. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.
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District of Mission to upgrade council chamber with COVID-19 relief funds

Up to $194,350 (of $4,964,000 provincial grant) to be spent on electronic retrofits

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Falling power lines cause outage, section of Dewdney Trunk Road closed

BC Hydro crews assigned and on their way

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The Fraser River in Mission. Karen Murtagh photo.

PHOTOS: Fraser River starts to freeze over

Cold snap continues to blast Fraser Valley with wind chills in - 10 C to - 20 C range

The Fraser River in Mission. Karen Murtagh photo.
Wind chill values ranging from - 10 C to - 25 C will remain until the end of the weekend. (File photo)

Environment Canada forecasts snow, -10 C to -25 C wind chills for Lower Mainland

Arctic outflow temperatures will remain in Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley until end of weekend

Wind chill values ranging from - 10 C to - 25 C will remain until the end of the weekend. (File photo)
Two kids riding bikes in the Bear Cub Mountain Bike event. Photo courtesy of District of Mission.

Missionites aim at Canada’s ‘most-active community’ crown through ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge

Grants available for physical activity and sports initiatives; Mission awarded $10,000 in 2019

Two kids riding bikes in the Bear Cub Mountain Bike event. Photo courtesy of District of Mission.
Abbotsford Regional Hospital (Abbotsford News file photo)

Fraser Health declares COVID-19 outbreak at Abbotsford Regional Hospital

2 patients and 2 staff members have tested positive in medicine unit

Abbotsford Regional Hospital (Abbotsford News file photo)
Homeless people at The Stage in 2018. Kevin Mill’s photo.

District of Mission behind schedule in sustainable-housing needs, councillors hear in report

Only 8.7% of 2020’s housing needs were reached, but many development applications in process

Homeless people at The Stage in 2018. Kevin Mill’s photo.
A pair of tenants renting suites on Abercrombie Place face eviction after their landlords were caught renting multiple suites in contravention of the BC Building Code. There are an estimated 750 unregistered suites in the district, according to a report to Mission council on Feb. 1. Google Maps screenshot.

Tenants fear homelessness after Mission bylaw officers crack down on illegal suites

Landlords caught with multiple suites in single-family residences give renters the boot

A pair of tenants renting suites on Abercrombie Place face eviction after their landlords were caught renting multiple suites in contravention of the BC Building Code. There are an estimated 750 unregistered suites in the district, according to a report to Mission council on Feb. 1. Google Maps screenshot.
The crash scene during the traffic reconstruction by Mission RCMP officers and the RCMP Lower Mainland Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service. Shane MacKichan photo.

One dead after motorcycle crash on Lougheed Highway in Mission

Rider ejected off motorcycle, CPR performed by bystanders

The crash scene during the traffic reconstruction by Mission RCMP officers and the RCMP Lower Mainland Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service. Shane MacKichan photo.