Patrick Penner

Dr. Andy Edelson and Judith Ray in front of Mission Memorial Hospital holding an example of a CT Scan where significant damage has occurred. Edelson said in cases like these, getting a immediate diagnosis could save lives. Patrick Penner photo.

Mission Memorial Hospital’s fight for CT scanner, fair share of regional funding

May 17 delegation provides history, context, statistics in request for help from officials

Dr. Andy Edelson and Judith Ray in front of Mission Memorial Hospital holding an example of a CT Scan where significant damage has occurred. Edelson said in cases like these, getting a immediate diagnosis could save lives. Patrick Penner photo.
District of Mission photo.

Mission firefighters can now save injured hikers, sinking boaters and drivers submerged in vehicles

Mission Fire Rescue Service upgrades local service levels, get budget increased by $10,000

District of Mission photo.
From left to right: Mike Bismeyer, Kenny Braich, Baltej Singh Dhillon, and Ken Herar talk about race as they exercise during one of the event’s livestreamed conversations. Ken Herar Facebook photo.

Mission’s 10th annual Cycling4Diversity week exceeded expectations, says founder

Event held daily conversations with guests about race as they exercised from May 16 to 22

From left to right: Mike Bismeyer, Kenny Braich, Baltej Singh Dhillon, and Ken Herar talk about race as they exercise during one of the event’s livestreamed conversations. Ken Herar Facebook photo.
A greenway was defined by the delegation as a multi-purpose recreation corridor of protected open space following natural land and water features. Black Press file photo.

Vision for recreational greenway around Nicomen Island finds unanimous support at Mission council

Delegation sought council to formally put plan on Fraser Valley Regional District’s agenda

A greenway was defined by the delegation as a multi-purpose recreation corridor of protected open space following natural land and water features. Black Press file photo.
Canadian country singer Todd Richard poses for a photo with Mission firefighters. Sarah Plawutski photo.

VIDEO: Fraser Valley country musician visits Mission firehall to salute frontline workers

Todd Richard’s latest song ‘Green and Blue’ pays tribute

Canadian country singer Todd Richard poses for a photo with Mission firefighters. Sarah Plawutski photo.
Two vehicles collided head-on Monday night (May 24) on North Parallel Road, with both suffering severe front-end damage. (Curtis Kreklau / South Fraser News Service)

PHOTOS: Pair of collisions in Abbotsford sends 5 to hospital

Head-on crash injures 4, then pedestrian struck with ‘life-threatening injuries’

Two vehicles collided head-on Monday night (May 24) on North Parallel Road, with both suffering severe front-end damage. (Curtis Kreklau / South Fraser News Service)
Map showing the cumulative health risks from job insecurity, housing insecurity, occupational burnout, loneliness and isolation, and educational disruption resulting from COVID-19.

Which Fraser Valley neighbourhoods more likely to suffer secondary COVID-19 health effects?

SFU data map shows impacts of job loss, isolation, housing insecurity across Lower Mainland

Map showing the cumulative health risks from job insecurity, housing insecurity, occupational burnout, loneliness and isolation, and educational disruption resulting from COVID-19.
Honey  /  Kevin Mills Photo

Engineering couple buzz from corporate jobs to honey farming in Mission

Husband-and-wife team at Viewcrest Farms leasing land from District of Mission for more beehives

Honey  /  Kevin Mills Photo
Stave Lake in Mission. (File Photo)
Stave Lake in Mission. (File Photo)
Langley resident Anette Atsma scratch built this 240-sq. ft. tiny home in Chilliwack in 2016 – for a total of $17,000. Anette Atsma photo.

Municipal staff to determine if tiny homes are a good fit for Mission

Coun. Cal Crawford’s motion for staff to review Kitchener model finds support

Langley resident Anette Atsma scratch built this 240-sq. ft. tiny home in Chilliwack in 2016 – for a total of $17,000. Anette Atsma photo.
The film’s stars have their photo taken by a production photographer. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.

Romantic comedy ‘Hot in Love’ being filmed at Mission firehall today

Director Christie Will praises community’s movie potential

The film’s stars have their photo taken by a production photographer. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.
Mission Farmers' Market in 2020. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.

District doles out over $70,000 to community organizations and events in Mission

12 organizations and 3 events funded for 2021 through Community Enhancement Grants

Mission Farmers' Market in 2020. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.
Two small dogs were also discovered by the officer, one had died, and the other was taken by animal control and sent for veterinary care with the BC SPCA. (File Photo)

Body discovered in parked van in Mission with 2 dogs, 1 dead

Remains in state of decomposition, surviving dog sent for veterinary care with BC SPCA

Two small dogs were also discovered by the officer, one had died, and the other was taken by animal control and sent for veterinary care with the BC SPCA. (File Photo)
Justin Bond’s Bahrain 1 took a team around a year to construct. It gets its name because the Sheik of Bahrain is a major sponsor of the team. / Photo courtesy of Justin Bond.

Mission dragracer wins Atlanta race, ousts back-to-back world champion

Justin Bond goes quarter-mile in 5.738-seconds, beating champ Stevie ‘Fast’ Jackson on home turf

Justin Bond’s Bahrain 1 took a team around a year to construct. It gets its name because the Sheik of Bahrain is a major sponsor of the team. / Photo courtesy of Justin Bond.
Treated waste discharge (bottom left) and untreated waste discharge (upper right) staining the ground orange. Both discharges led directly into Ephemeral Creek. Ministry of Environment photo.

Mission Landfill fails environmental inspection, District given warning by province

Inspection found 8 infractions, waste discharging directly into rainwater creek

Treated waste discharge (bottom left) and untreated waste discharge (upper right) staining the ground orange. Both discharges led directly into Ephemeral Creek. Ministry of Environment photo.
Abbotsford Christian Middle & Secondary School closed until May 25 after 10-day exposure. (File photo)

Entire population of Abbotsford Christian Middle & Secondary recommended for testing after COVID cluster

Several staff and students affected after continuous 10-day exposure; campuses closed until May 25

Abbotsford Christian Middle & Secondary School closed until May 25 after 10-day exposure. (File photo)
Hatzic Middle School. Black Press file photo.

Hatzic Middle closed next week due to COVID exposures

Several staff self-isolating, remote learning until May 24

Hatzic Middle School. Black Press file photo.
Karl Eha showing off a fishing rod that was originally made in 1972. Patrick Penner photo.

Mission’s Eha Sports offering store credit for old fishing gear, plans to donate to poor Latin American children

Karl Eha recalls time as hungry kid in post-war Germany, says fishing kept him full

Karl Eha showing off a fishing rod that was originally made in 1972. Patrick Penner photo.
Hatzic Middle and Albert McMahon Elementary are the two schools which have had evidence of in-school COVID transmission, Superintendent Angus Wilson said.

Exposures in Mission schools at all-time high, leaked Fraser Health data shows low spread in early 2021

Only 2 confirmed clusters from Jan. 1 to March 7; Surrey had 35, Abbotsford had 10

Hatzic Middle and Albert McMahon Elementary are the two schools which have had evidence of in-school COVID transmission, Superintendent Angus Wilson said.
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Mission has 3rd highest rate of transmission in Fraser Health, according to latest BCCDC data

24 cases per 100,000 people from April 29 to May 5, District only lags behind Surrey and Abbotsford

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