Patrick Penner

The staff report states the area has “long been envisioned” as a local employment area for the Cedar Valley.

Development application eyes 19 acres in Mission’s Cedar Valley as future employment lands

First reading application scant on details, but mentions future firehall

The staff report states the area has “long been envisioned” as a local employment area for the Cedar Valley.
Port Coquitlam, Chilliwack, North Vancouver, and Penticton have chosen to continue with the practice after their trial runs. (Black Press file photo).

Mission council moves forward pilot project giving drinks in public parks a shot

Council vote passes 5-2 to create bylaw for 1-year pilot project

Port Coquitlam, Chilliwack, North Vancouver, and Penticton have chosen to continue with the practice after their trial runs. (Black Press file photo).
Patrick Penner / Mission Record.

Crash blocking westbound lanes in Downtown Mission

Police blocking lanes between Grand and Cedar streets

Patrick Penner / Mission Record.
Susan Willis of Port Townsend, a relatively new pickleball player, takes command of her side of the court Tuesday evening. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Mission Pickleball Club aces request for new courts, project approved less than month after ask

Hatzic Middle School’s empty tennis courts to be transformed into 10 pickleball courts

Susan Willis of Port Townsend, a relatively new pickleball player, takes command of her side of the court Tuesday evening. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
A view from the top of Grind 79. City of Mission photo.

City of Mission announces grand opening of 2 new trails in Stave West on May 19

Devil’s Lake Loop is 3.8 km lakeshore-forest hike; 79 Grind Trail is steep 2.5 km hike with a view

A view from the top of Grind 79. City of Mission photo.
A cannabis joint (Pixabay photo)

Pot shops get green light: District of Hope passes new bylaw allowing retail sale of cannabis

No ones speaks at public hearing on April 25; council adopts new regulations on May 9

A cannabis joint (Pixabay photo)
Fraser River Heritage Park. Lorraine Irvine-Roberts photo.

City of Mission to plant shade trees and sun-safety signs in public parks

May was proclaimed Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month by the city

Fraser River Heritage Park. Lorraine Irvine-Roberts photo.
Google Maps screenshot taken at 2:41 p.m.

TRAFFIC: Westbound Highway 1 crash between Abbotsford and Chilliwack

Crash near Whatcom Road leaves both lanes partially blocked

Google Maps screenshot taken at 2:41 p.m.
Concept art of Mission’s waterfront.

Mission council moves waterfront master plan forward to public hearing

Build-out anticipated to take over 40 years, require $212 million in infrastructure investments

Concept art of Mission’s waterfront.
Photo courtesy of 2022 Courage To Come Back Awards.
Wright has been a long-time spokesperson for the Michael Cuccione Foundation, a mentor for at-risk youth at the East End Boys Club, and helps fundraise for the BC Children’s Hospital, where he has been a patient for the most of his life. Submitted photo/ Coast Mental Health

Mission actor, childhood cancer survivor honoured for philanthropic work with sick children

Casey Wright, 21, was diagnosed with brain tumour at just 6-months-old

Photo courtesy of 2022 Courage To Come Back Awards.
Wright has been a long-time spokesperson for the Michael Cuccione Foundation, a mentor for at-risk youth at the East End Boys Club, and helps fundraise for the BC Children’s Hospital, where he has been a patient for the most of his life. Submitted photo/ Coast Mental Health
At its height, tens of thousands of people came to Mission to watch hundreds of kid contestants from 40 communities test their makeshift cars.

VIDEO: Mission’s 1949 Soapbox Derby, Strawberry Festival

A Royal BC Museum video for Throwback Thursday

At its height, tens of thousands of people came to Mission to watch hundreds of kid contestants from 40 communities test their makeshift cars.
One of the phishing emails sent to the Record.

Mission School District suffers IT breach, phishing emails being sent from teachers’ accounts

Emails will have attachment titled “payment remittance” – do not open

One of the phishing emails sent to the Record.
FVRD’s Al Stobbart, his consitutents, and the Leq’á:mel representatives, met with a company manager on May 10 to address concerns. Stobbart said the meeting was a “difficult time.” Submitted photo.

Company’s intent to use human-waste byproduct as fertilizer alarms Dewdney residents

Locals concerned about smell, contamination of groundwater from use of biosolids

FVRD’s Al Stobbart, his consitutents, and the Leq’á:mel representatives, met with a company manager on May 10 to address concerns. Stobbart said the meeting was a “difficult time.” Submitted photo.
Screenshot from Facebook video.

Abbotsford Police end public disturbance with beanbag gun, no charges

Social media posts about ‘gunshots’ near Blueridge Drive, Townline Road likely sound of beanbag gun

Screenshot from Facebook video.
Mission’s Heritage Park Middle School will move to remote learning for then next two days / Google Maps Image

Staff shortages force Heritage Park Middle School to closed for 2 days

Remote learning to start on May 12 afternoon; school to re-open on Monday, May 16

Mission’s Heritage Park Middle School will move to remote learning for then next two days / Google Maps Image
The Mission Hospice Society held a Mexican Fiesta themed gala on Saturday (April 30) night. / Bob Friesen Photos

Mission Hospice Gala breaks fundraising record, raises over $80,000

Annual event brings in money to support end-of-life care

The Mission Hospice Society held a Mexican Fiesta themed gala on Saturday (April 30) night. / Bob Friesen Photos
Image courtesy of Julie Aldridge.

Tickets available for Hatzic Middle School’s 90s themed musical shows running from May 11-14

‘Sounds like Teen Spirit: A 90’s Music and Dance Review’ celebrates best music from the era

Image courtesy of Julie Aldridge.
Image courtesy of City of Mission.

City of Mission hosting its first-ever ‘Builders Forum’ on June 8

RSVP to hear about updates to permitting process, pointers on development applications

Image courtesy of City of Mission.
Tatyana Hill has been reported missing in Abbotsford.

Abbotsford Police seek assistance in search for missing 15-year-old Tatyana Hill

Hill was last seen in 32600 block of Rossland Place on morning of May 6

Tatyana Hill has been reported missing in Abbotsford.
An unconstructed laneway, currently connecting Wardrop and Maple streets between 1st and View avenues, would be closed to facilitate the development.

Council moves forward proposal for pair of 5-storey buildings near Downtown Mission

Development would add 123 residential, 4 commercial units on Wardrop St between 1st and Lougheed

An unconstructed laneway, currently connecting Wardrop and Maple streets between 1st and View avenues, would be closed to facilitate the development.