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A map showing where the most number of cases were recorded from April 23 to 29. This map, revealing a breakdown of infections by neighborhood, was pulled from a data package leaked to the Vancouver Sun last week (and independently verified).

36 Abbotsford schools flagged for COVID-19 exposures in the last 2 weeks, shattering record

Clearbrook Elementary recorded an ‘exposure’ on all 11 school days

A map showing where the most number of cases were recorded from April 23 to 29. This map, revealing a breakdown of infections by neighborhood, was pulled from a data package leaked to the Vancouver Sun last week (and independently verified).
<a href="Facebook users reported seeing a body on the side of the road this morning." target="_blank"></a>Facebook users reported seeing a body on the side of the road this morning. (File photo)

Man killed in fatal hit-and-run collision between Abbotsford and Chilliwack

Body reported at 6 a.m., police close North Parallel Road, single highway lane as they investigate

<a href="Facebook users reported seeing a body on the side of the road this morning." target="_blank"></a>Facebook users reported seeing a body on the side of the road this morning. (File photo)
Westbound traffic is slow moving on Highway 1 following a crash that has police blocking one lane. Google Maps screenshot taken at 9:07 a.m.

TRAFFIC: Crash on North Parallel Road causes road closure, single westbound Highway 1 lane blocked

Abbotsford Police investigating, roads closed between McDermott and No. 3 Road

Westbound traffic is slow moving on Highway 1 following a crash that has police blocking one lane. Google Maps screenshot taken at 9:07 a.m.
Michael Proud, a clinical nurse educator at Mission Memorial Hospital, standing outside the hospital. Patrick Penner photo.

Local nurses shine perspective on the last year through COVID-19

Stressors, challenges and successes on the pandemic’s front line

Michael Proud, a clinical nurse educator at Mission Memorial Hospital, standing outside the hospital. Patrick Penner photo.
33162 and 33164 3rd Avenue development

Council moves forward on 33-unit development, but want bigger affordable units

4 affordable units all have single bedroom, councillors say that does nothing for families

33162 and 33164 3rd Avenue development
Architectural drawings of the apartment on Barker Court presented at Mission council.

Once-rejected development moves forward, after council demands better affordability terms

1st application rejected in March because low rates only offered for 5 years

Architectural drawings of the apartment on Barker Court presented at Mission council.
Coun. Ken Herar said a local rally will take place beside Lougheed Highway in front of the FreshCo from 3 to 4 p.m., and if anyone wishes to join him, to email: kenherar@gmail.com.

District of Mission proclaims May 10 as ‘Day of Action Against Anti-Asian Racism’

Municipality joins over 12 other Canadian cities making proclamation after spike in hate crimes

Coun. Ken Herar said a local rally will take place beside Lougheed Highway in front of the FreshCo from 3 to 4 p.m., and if anyone wishes to join him, to email: kenherar@gmail.com.
These black bears were spotted on May 4, climbing a backyard tree to get into some bird seed. All photos from Facebook.

PHOTOS: Mission’s black bears awake from winter snooze, B.C. Conservation officer urges responsibility

Hungry bears are looking for food, don’t make it easy, officer says

These black bears were spotted on May 4, climbing a backyard tree to get into some bird seed. All photos from Facebook.
Photo courtesy of District of Mission.

Firefighters’ union and District of Mission sign 4-year collective agreement

Firefighters to see increase of 2.5 per cent for first 3 years, minor benefit improvements

Photo courtesy of District of Mission.
April’s 3,016 sales tops the previous high for the month set in 2016 of 2,969 sales. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

8 months in a row of record-breaking sales, says Fraser Valley Real Estate Board

April sales top previously monthly high set in 2016; longest stretch of consecutive monthly bests

April’s 3,016 sales tops the previous high for the month set in 2016 of 2,969 sales. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Photo courtesy of IHIT.

IHIT: Body found in Hope identified as missing Port Moody woman

Trina Hunt, 48, disappeared on Jan. 18, 2021; homicide investigation now begins

Photo courtesy of IHIT.
Laurie Sakebow breaking into tears upon listening to the account of a dairy farm owner, where Sakebow was arrested by the Mission RCMP for being intoxicated. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.

Family confirms body found in Mission is missing son’s, IIO investigating

Brandon Sakebow picked up intoxicated by Mission RCMP shortly before disappearance in March 2020

Laurie Sakebow breaking into tears upon listening to the account of a dairy farm owner, where Sakebow was arrested by the Mission RCMP for being intoxicated. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.
Mission-Maple Ridge MLA Bob D’Eith speaks to one of the vendors at the 25th opening of Mission’s Farmers Market on May 1. / Patrick Penner Photo

PHOTOS: Mission Farmers Market officially kicks off 25th season

Mayor Paul Horn, and MLAs Bob D’Eith and Pam Alexis cut ribbon

Mission-Maple Ridge MLA Bob D’Eith speaks to one of the vendors at the 25th opening of Mission’s Farmers Market on May 1. / Patrick Penner Photo
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Residents of new Mission seniors’ centre on track to start moving in by mid-May

Construction complete, District expected to grant occupancy permit soon

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Woman walking dogs attacked, stalked by pack of coyotes on Mission trail

Massive spike in coyote attacks reported in Lower Mainland over winter

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The map released in an update on Mission’s new transportation master plan shows which areas of the District had the most vehicle crashes from 2014-2018, according to ICBC data. The dark green circles represent less than 1.5 collisions; the light green, 1.5 to 5; yellow, 5 to 10; orange, 10 to 15; light blue, 15 to 30; purple, over 30.

Where are Mission’s most dangerous roads? Transportation Master Plan provides hard data

Consultant collects police and ICBC statistics to guide municipality’s developing project

The map released in an update on Mission’s new transportation master plan shows which areas of the District had the most vehicle crashes from 2014-2018, according to ICBC data. The dark green circles represent less than 1.5 collisions; the light green, 1.5 to 5; yellow, 5 to 10; orange, 10 to 15; light blue, 15 to 30; purple, over 30.
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Mission, Deroche, Hope, Harrison, District of Kent and Agassiz businesses to get COVID recovery advisor for year

Stó:lō Community Futures, Community Futures North Fraser granted provincial funds for full-time hire

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Mission council adopts “9 principles of reconciliation” to guide relations with Indigenous neighbours

Principles to form basis of communications strategy with each local Nation

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Paul Horn wins Mission’s mayoral seat in landslide victory

Horn’s 2,122 votes almost doubles closest competitor to take District’s top seat

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Polls closed at 8 p.m. File photo.

Paul Horn is Mission’s new mayor

Horn wins with 2,122 votes

Polls closed at 8 p.m. File photo.