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Sgt. Frank James provided the name of the victim in front of the Abbotsford crime scene at 11 a.m., April 8. Patrick Penner / Abbotsford News.

IHIT releases name of the homicide victim at Abbotsford homeless camp

No motive or suspects known yet in murder of 35-year-old Robert Nelson

Sgt. Frank James provided the name of the victim in front of the Abbotsford crime scene at 11 a.m., April 8. Patrick Penner / Abbotsford News.
Emergency services responded to reports of a stabbing at 10:15 p.m., April 7, according to an Abbotsford Police news release. Shane MacKichan photo.

VIDEO: Homicide at Abbotsford homeless camp

Stabbing victim taken to hospital late Wednesday night, succumbs to injuries

Emergency services responded to reports of a stabbing at 10:15 p.m., April 7, according to an Abbotsford Police news release. Shane MacKichan photo.
Scott Cave and Lucky free falling after leaping from an airplane at 10,000 feet. Cave says the stories you hear in drop zones can be very personal. (PHOTO: Taylor “Moose” Cividino, courtesy of Skydive Vancouver)

Abbotsford skydiver recounts heartfelt moment with 1st time jumper

‘How can I not love my job?’ Scott Cave says

Scott Cave and Lucky free falling after leaping from an airplane at 10,000 feet. Cave says the stories you hear in drop zones can be very personal. (PHOTO: Taylor “Moose” Cividino, courtesy of Skydive Vancouver)
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Mission man interrupts internet squabbles with daily dad jokes on neighbourhood Facebook page

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The Abbotsford International Airport will receive $720,000 as a one-time investment. The province announced $16.5 million going towards regional airports across the province, as well as $6.2 million to various inter-city bus operators, meant to support operations for the next year. Tim Sward photo.

Abbotsford International Airport to receive $720,000 COVID-19 relief subsidy

B.C.’s regional airports get $16.5 million injection; $6.2 million for inter-city bus operators

The Abbotsford International Airport will receive $720,000 as a one-time investment. The province announced $16.5 million going towards regional airports across the province, as well as $6.2 million to various inter-city bus operators, meant to support operations for the next year. Tim Sward photo.
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Unexpected indoor-dining restrictions putting Mission restaurants at risk, owners say

Lost inventory, substantial layoffs, anxiety follow March 19 announcement of three-week suspension

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The project has been dubbed “Atlantis,” and features Inky and several of his aquatic friends hanging from the ceiling of the teach pool, along with a tot slide with sculpted seahorses, coral covered pillars and other fish which have been painted by airbrush. Photo courtesy of the District of Mission.

Public art octopus named Inky unveiled at Mission Leisure Centre

Project dubbed ‘Atlantis’ has octopus and his aquatic friends hanging over teach pool

The project has been dubbed “Atlantis,” and features Inky and several of his aquatic friends hanging from the ceiling of the teach pool, along with a tot slide with sculpted seahorses, coral covered pillars and other fish which have been painted by airbrush. Photo courtesy of the District of Mission.
Submitted photo.

Petition grows to nearly 8,000, Mission Raceway Park still waiting on province’s response to operations proposal

Proposal (with COVID-19 safety plan) submitted on Feb. 15 asks to ease gathering restrictions

Submitted photo.
The car's airbags had released, and it appears to have collided with a parked boat after it blasted through the hedges. Patrick Penner / Mission Record

Multi-vehicle collision sends car crashing over curb, hedges on to 14th Ave property

Emergency crews were on scene, but 14th Ave is clear in both directions

The car's airbags had released, and it appears to have collided with a parked boat after it blasted through the hedges. Patrick Penner / Mission Record
Photo submitted by Laurie Sakebow.

Hundreds march in Saskatchewan in support of family searching for man last seen in Mission

Brandon Sakebow disappeared on March 21 after leaving Mission RCMP detachment, police say

Photo submitted by Laurie Sakebow.
Photo courtesy of BC Used Oil Management Association.

Mission Recycling Depot awarded Top Collector Award from BC Used Oil Management Association

Ranked 7th in B.C. for ‘exemplary performance’ in collection of used oil, antifreeze materials

Photo courtesy of BC Used Oil Management Association.
TOP LEFT: Photo released by CSC of Roderick Muchikekwanape. Photo released by Bellingham Police of Muchikekwanape at a Chevon gas station in Washington on Oct. 30.

U.S. Marshals nab Canadian murderer in California, months after escape from Mission Institution

Roderick Muchikekwanape walked out of Mission’s minimum security facility on Oct. 29

TOP LEFT: Photo released by CSC of Roderick Muchikekwanape. Photo released by Bellingham Police of Muchikekwanape at a Chevon gas station in Washington on Oct. 30.
A supporter waves on the honking vehicles as they exit Mission Memorial Hospital. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.

PHOTOS: Nurses protest violence in workplace with drive-by rally across Fraser Valley

Motorcade of 18 vehicles visits Chilliwack, Mission, Abbotsford hospitals

A supporter waves on the honking vehicles as they exit Mission Memorial Hospital. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.
Dutchie Mathison holding her immunization card and passport. She plans to travel to Australia as soon as she can. Submitted photo.

Mission senior praises COVID-19 vaccine experience as easy, simple, fast

82-year-old Dutchie Mathison says she feels like she ‘won the lottery,’ can’t wait to travel

Dutchie Mathison holding her immunization card and passport. She plans to travel to Australia as soon as she can. Submitted photo.
Drawings of the proposed apartment complex by Vivid Green Architecture.

Council rejects large apartment complex proposal, after public hearing brings out fierce opposition

Application ‘checks every box,’ but councillors agree neighbourhood needs local area plan

Drawings of the proposed apartment complex by Vivid Green Architecture.
Colin Renkema filed his nomination papers for the 2021 by-election on March 18. Submitted photo.

Retired police sergeant Colin Renkema joins race for Mission’s mayoral seat

Renkema says he’s tired of watching council waste time, money, credibility

Colin Renkema filed his nomination papers for the 2021 by-election on March 18. Submitted photo.
The development will add 92 market rental units to District’s goal of 150 (61 per cent) for the year in the 2020 to 2024 Housing Needs Assessment. Council photo.
The development will add 92 market rental units to District’s goal of 150 (61 per cent) for the year in the 2020 to 2024 Housing Needs Assessment. Council photo.

Mission moves forward on 4-storey, 103-unit development on 14th Ave

Development would account for 61% of annual goal for market-rentals in Housing Needs Assessment

The development will add 92 market rental units to District’s goal of 150 (61 per cent) for the year in the 2020 to 2024 Housing Needs Assessment. Council photo.
The development will add 92 market rental units to District’s goal of 150 (61 per cent) for the year in the 2020 to 2024 Housing Needs Assessment. Council photo.
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‘Basmodi Wave’ protesters in support of Indian farmers cruise through Mission in fleet of tractors

Over 200 pairs of shoes placed at steps of municipal hall, one for every protester killed in India

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TOP LEFT: Photo released by CSC of Roderick Muchikekwanape. Photo released by Bellingham Police of Muchikekwanape at a Chevon gas station in Washington on Oct. 30.

U.S. Marshals release new details in hunt for escaped murderer from Mission Institution

Roderick Muchikekwanape walked out of Mission Institution’s minimum security facility on Oct. 29

TOP LEFT: Photo released by CSC of Roderick Muchikekwanape. Photo released by Bellingham Police of Muchikekwanape at a Chevon gas station in Washington on Oct. 30.
Merv Tremblay tested positive for COVID-19 on Feb. 21, and became progressively worse over the following week until he was admitted to Abbotsford Regional Hospital. GoFundMe page image.

Mission country and blues musician dies from COVID-19 complications

Merv Tremblay, known for Sunday jams at Captain’s Cabin, passed away on March 19

Merv Tremblay tested positive for COVID-19 on Feb. 21, and became progressively worse over the following week until he was admitted to Abbotsford Regional Hospital. GoFundMe page image.