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A motion to get city staff to report back on options to limit the number of stores passed 4-3 at the end of council’s Sept. 6 meeting, THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ron Ward

Opposition extinguishes Mission council’s support for sixth cannabis dispensary

Over 30 neighbours wrote to city expressing their opposition, none were in favour

A motion to get city staff to report back on options to limit the number of stores passed 4-3 at the end of council’s Sept. 6 meeting, THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ron Ward
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Mission RCMP media officer writes explainer on investigative process after ‘questions and concerns’ in recent months

Cpl. Jason Raaflaub tries to address frequent misconceptions about police methods

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A total of 1,017 sales were made last month, a slight increase of 2.4 per compared to July, and a decrease of 51.3 per cent from August, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
A total of 1,017 sales were made last month, a slight increase of 2.4 per compared to July, and a decrease of 51.3 per cent from August, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
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VIDEO: The 2022 Nagar Kirtan Procession in Abbotsford

As many as 100,000 people in attendance for the annual Sikh parade on Sunday, Sept. 4

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The work being done is an attempt to repair environmental damage caused by the November 2021 atmospheric river events. Colleen Flanagan photo.

‘It’s knee deep’: November landslides shrink popular Norrish Creek swimming hole east of Mission

CPR is in process of removing sediment and debris build-up from site

The work being done is an attempt to repair environmental damage caused by the November 2021 atmospheric river events. Colleen Flanagan photo.
Allison McCormick moments before winning gold in the Division 1 girls 50-meter butterfly. Copper Wire Images

Mission Marlins ‘dominate’ provincial championships, becoming first-ever Fraser Valley club to win

Small club outperforms bigs clubs to win most points overall, and most per swimmers per swimmer

Allison McCormick moments before winning gold in the Division 1 girls 50-meter butterfly. Copper Wire Images
The existing detention pond off Dalke Avenue is over its capacity and could impede further development in the Cedar Valley area if not expanded. Google Maps image.

Budget for Mission infrastructure project nearly doubled as construction costs mount

Gaudin Creek Wetlands Community Detention Pond project has been delayed for 2 years already

The existing detention pond off Dalke Avenue is over its capacity and could impede further development in the Cedar Valley area if not expanded. Google Maps image.
Deagan Gibney and his team travelled for five days across the country to reach Walton, and the nine-year-old raced in nine events over four days. Submitted photo.

Mission youth becomes grand champ at 2022 Walton TransCan Canadian Motocross National Championship

Deagan Gibney won the title of Grand National Champion in the 50CC (7-8) class

Deagan Gibney and his team travelled for five days across the country to reach Walton, and the nine-year-old raced in nine events over four days. Submitted photo.
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VIDEO: Two sent to hospital after van crashes through rural Mission property

Property owners says speed along Keystone Avenue is constant issue, and this has happened before

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Lilyon Sutherland celebrated birthday Number 100 surrounded by family and friends. Patrick Penner / Mission Record

Mission woman joins the centenarian club

Lilyon Sutherland spent Aug. 3 surrounded by friends and family

Lilyon Sutherland celebrated birthday Number 100 surrounded by family and friends. Patrick Penner / Mission Record
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Mission council adding policy to smooth out relations between developers and neighourhoods

Policy tries to start engagement early so no one gets “blindsided” at a public hearing

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Stó:lō researchers start search for unmarked graves in Mission’s Heritage Park on Thursday

Park will remain open, but areas will be marked off to give researchers space to work

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A suspect using a chop saw to cut into the ATM's lower access panel. Photo courtesy of Mission RCMP.

Thieves use gas-powered chop saws to break into Mission gas station’s ATM

2nd gas station ATM robbery in area in less than 2 months

A suspect using a chop saw to cut into the ATM's lower access panel. Photo courtesy of Mission RCMP.
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PHOTOS: Mission firefighters battle structure fire with toxic fumes

Source of fire was reportedly lithium-ion battery; coughing man on scene needed oxygen tank

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TRAFFIC: Eastbound Highway 1 lanes closed from crash at No. 3 Road in Abbotsford

Crash occurred before 5 a.m.; heavy congestion past Whatcom Road

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PHOTOS: Smoke, Fire and Thunder’s Sunday show at Mission Raceway Park

Raceway’s biggest event of the summer wraps up

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The collision occurred near Brooks Road and led to a full closure of Lougheed Highway. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

2 men sent to hospital in serious condition following head-on crash east of Mission

Highway 7 closed both directions, expected to re-open by 10 a.m.; police believe alcohol involved

The collision occurred near Brooks Road and led to a full closure of Lougheed Highway. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
Over 100 people showed up to Dunsmuir Neighbourhood Association’s block party on July 16. Facebook photo posted by Brandon Kealey.

Following successful block party, Mission neighbourhood association wants barriers removed

Dunsmuir Neighbourhood Association says city needs ‘Block Party Tool Kit’ for small-scale events

Over 100 people showed up to Dunsmuir Neighbourhood Association’s block party on July 16. Facebook photo posted by Brandon Kealey.
Matthew Burns (left) with Paul Potma with their medals following the BC Summer Games in Prince George. Submitted photo.

Mission Special Olympics help swimmers in competition and camaraderie

Paul Potma and Matthew Burns won five medals each at BC Summer Games in Prince George

Matthew Burns (left) with Paul Potma with their medals following the BC Summer Games in Prince George. Submitted photo.
A protester holds a sign during a rally to mark the 2019 National Day of Action on the Overdose Crisis. / Black Press File Photo

Mission’s record for drug-toxicity deaths broken 6 months into 2022

19 deaths in first half of 2022; previous record was 18 for entire year

A protester holds a sign during a rally to mark the 2019 National Day of Action on the Overdose Crisis. / Black Press File Photo
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