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Catalytic converters contain valuable and rare materials such as platinum and rhodium, making them a target for theft. Photo courtesy of Mission RCMP.

Mission RCMP warn of catalytic converter thefts in east Mission

Several reports made to police from Hawkins Pickle Road area

Catalytic converters contain valuable and rare materials such as platinum and rhodium, making them a target for theft. Photo courtesy of Mission RCMP.
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Mission Christmas Bureau bringing back in-person shop this year

Registration runs from Nov. 8 to Dec. 3, hampers and toys delivers from Dec. 8 to 16

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Left: An image of a man hauling the giant M&M down 1st Avenue. A Mission RCMP officer standing over the M&M after finding it in an nearby apartment. Facebook photos.

Giant M&M stolen from Mission candy shop, recovered thanks to vigilant neighbours

Collectible store display was found in nearby apartment, hidden underneath bed sheets

Left: An image of a man hauling the giant M&M down 1st Avenue. A Mission RCMP officer standing over the M&M after finding it in an nearby apartment. Facebook photos.
Meteorologists call this type of rain pattern an “atmospheric river.” (News file photo)

‘Atmospheric river’ rainstorm headed for Fraser Valley, up to 70 mm expected

Heavy rains to start tonight until Thursday evening

Meteorologists call this type of rain pattern an “atmospheric river.” (News file photo)
Victoria Carpenter's glass art almost always incorporate nature themes into the designs. Photos courtesy of Mission Arts Council.

Abbotsford glass artist exhibiting works at Mission Arts Centre

Victoria Carpenter’s ‘Echoes in Nature’ will be displayed in Rock Family Gallery until Nov. 6

Victoria Carpenter's glass art almost always incorporate nature themes into the designs. Photos courtesy of Mission Arts Council.
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BC Liberal Party leadership candidate Ellis Ross making campaign stop in Mission on Oct. 30

Ross will be at Fraser River Heritage Park on Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Ellis Ross.
One of the images from Luke Pardy's art piece “A Common Potamology.” Image courtesy of City of Mission.

Mission unveiling new works from resident artists on Nov. 6

‘Sights and Sounds of Mission’ created by Tara-Lynn Kozma-Perrin and Luke Pardy

One of the images from Luke Pardy's art piece “A Common Potamology.” Image courtesy of City of Mission.
An image from Mission council showing which parking stalls at the Mission Leisure Centre will become dedicated parking for the new seniors’ centre.

Busy parking lot at Mission Leisure Centre to lose 15 stalls to new seniors’ centre

Mission Association for Seniors Housing did not tally tenant vehicles, assumed there would be less

An image from Mission council showing which parking stalls at the Mission Leisure Centre will become dedicated parking for the new seniors’ centre.
There were at least six people in the house at the time of the shooting, Abbotsford Police say. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Late-night shooting at ‘problem’ house in Abbotsford

Man shot at Oxford Avenue property not co-operating with police

There were at least six people in the house at the time of the shooting, Abbotsford Police say. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
Chilliwack RCMP had part of Mary Street near CGH blocked off Saturday morning as they investigated a vehicle crash. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

UPDATE: Stabbing victim crashes outside of Chilliwack General Hospital while driving to ER

Initial reports Saturday morning were that incident was a shooting

Chilliwack RCMP had part of Mary Street near CGH blocked off Saturday morning as they investigated a vehicle crash. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Mission council voted (4-2) to stop the bylaw officers from ordering the removal of storage containers off residential properties until staff come back with a recommendation. / File Photo Campbell River Mirror

Container ban may soon end in Mission, city staff to review residential use

City staff and fire chief have safety concerns about shipping containers on residential property

Mission council voted (4-2) to stop the bylaw officers from ordering the removal of storage containers off residential properties until staff come back with a recommendation. / File Photo Campbell River Mirror
Image courtesy of City of Mission.

UFV Mission campus reno to create education centre, relocate teaching programs from Abbotsford

Capacity at Abbotsford campus severely cramped, only 26% of Mission campus utilized

Image courtesy of City of Mission.
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Mission schools caught between parents with opposing COVID concerns and health policy

Some parents say exposures show it’s not safe, others say admin should be tried Nuremberg style

(Metro Creative photo)
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COVID school exposures in Mission continue to flare up into October

7 of 19 public schools have had exposures since Oct. 1

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Chilliwack remains the most infectious city in the eastern Fraser Valley and the Lower Mainland. BCCDC Map.

BCCDC: Case rates spike in Abbotsford, drop in Agassiz, Chilliwack’s remain worst

Vaccination rates increasing by percentage point per week across region

Chilliwack remains the most infectious city in the eastern Fraser Valley and the Lower Mainland. BCCDC Map.
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VIDEO: Pedestrian killed by semi-truck on Highway 1 in Abbotsford

Abbotsford Police working to confirm identity of deceased man

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An RCMP forensic unit at the house on Eider Street on Oct. 20. / Kevin Mills photo.

Mission RCMP staying quiet about search warrants on motorhome and house

Mission’s Serious Crime Unit assisting outside agency’s investigation, RCMP forensic unit on scene

An RCMP forensic unit at the house on Eider Street on Oct. 20. / Kevin Mills photo.
The three properties signed up for the project are on Cherry Avenue, Tavernier Terrace and Cade Barr Street. (Black Press file photo)

Few applications received for Mission’s chicken and beehive pilot program

3 residential properties sign up to keep hens, none were keep on bees

The three properties signed up for the project are on Cherry Avenue, Tavernier Terrace and Cade Barr Street. (Black Press file photo)
(Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Fraser Valley Real Estate Board celebrates 100-year anniversary

Began in 1921 with 13 members, now represents more than 4,100 realtors

(Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
The man shovelling the dumped drywall back into his trailer after being caught. Photo courtesy of Coun. Mark Davies.

Illegal drywall dumper forced to clean up mess by Mission residents and city councillor

Coun. Mark Davies watches dumper shovel drywall in pouring rain for 45 minutes

The man shovelling the dumped drywall back into his trailer after being caught. Photo courtesy of Coun. Mark Davies.