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The boxes were found sitting near Superstore. Image Courtesy of Mission RCMP.

Mission RCMP searching for owner of 3 red jewellery boxes

Good Samaritan found boxes near Superstore and dropped off boxes to police

The boxes were found sitting near Superstore. Image Courtesy of Mission RCMP.
From Oct. 5 to Oct. 11, Chilliwack had the highest rate of infection in the Lower Mainland, at 34 daily cases per 100,000

BCCDC: Chilliwack remains COVID hotspot in eastern Fraser Valley

Vaccination rates slowly increasing week over week across region

From Oct. 5 to Oct. 11, Chilliwack had the highest rate of infection in the Lower Mainland, at 34 daily cases per 100,000
The Residence in Mission is a long-term care facility in Mission that is owned and operated by Fraser Health. (TRIM). (Image courtesy CDC)

COVID outbreak over at The Residence in Mission

Outbreak first reported on Sept. 27

The Residence in Mission is a long-term care facility in Mission that is owned and operated by Fraser Health. (TRIM). (Image courtesy CDC)
Mission Community Archives.

WATCH: Mission Community Archives releases video on evolution of city’s old landmarks

Historic and contemporary photos juxtaposed from the same viewpoint

Mission Community Archives.
Projected returns of 7468 per cent over seven years, should have “should have provoked immediate alarm,” regulators said. (Black Press file photo).

Abbotsford financial broker pushing dubious investment handed 5-year ban, $15,000 penalty

Off-book solicitations promised ‘dangerously implausible’ returns, regulators say

Projected returns of 7468 per cent over seven years, should have “should have provoked immediate alarm,” regulators said. (Black Press file photo).
Braich Family Estate.

Braich family’s estate property in downtown Mission sells to developers for $13 million

12.3-acre property purchased in one of largest private sales in city’s recent history

Braich Family Estate.
Artwork done by a Kindergarten student at Hillside Traditional Academy. Donation campaigns were quite limited this year, said Principal Kevin Watrin.

10-year-old Mission student raises a third of entire school’s donations for Terry Fox Run

Hillside Traditional Academy principal says Layne Morrison’s effort was ‘remarkable’

Artwork done by a Kindergarten student at Hillside Traditional Academy. Donation campaigns were quite limited this year, said Principal Kevin Watrin.
The dark purple represents over 20 new daily cases per 100,000. Chilliwack had the worst rate in the Lower Mainland from Sept 28. to Oct. 4, with 38 daily cases per 100,000.

BCCDC: Eastern Fraser Valley cases remain high, Chilliwack infections continue to spike

Vaccination rates remain lowest in Lower Mainland, but slowly increasing

The dark purple represents over 20 new daily cases per 100,000. Chilliwack had the worst rate in the Lower Mainland from Sept 28. to Oct. 4, with 38 daily cases per 100,000.
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Mission’s Christmas Craft Market cancelled due to new COVID restrictions

Mission Arts Council makes difficult decision to cancel November event

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As of Oct. 4, Mission currently has the lowest number of fully vaccinated residents in the entire Lower Mainland, at 71 per cent, according to the BCCDC. Kevin Mills photo.

COVID outbreak declared at Mission Memorial Hospital

6 patients infected in one medicine unit

As of Oct. 4, Mission currently has the lowest number of fully vaccinated residents in the entire Lower Mainland, at 71 per cent, according to the BCCDC. Kevin Mills photo.
File photo.

Mission woman pens letter to mayor about city’s weed-stench issue

Lynne Christensen wants bylaw officers to enforce odour rules

File photo.
The District of Mission has awarded a $1.4 million contract for the Mission Waterfront Revitalization Masterplan to 02 Planning & Design, / Submitted Photo

Mission Raceway Park gets huge public support in survey results on waterfront development

Planners move into phase 2 of developing masterplan: ‘Developing Site Concepts’

The District of Mission has awarded a $1.4 million contract for the Mission Waterfront Revitalization Masterplan to 02 Planning & Design, / Submitted Photo
Image courtesy of City of Mission.

City of Mission breaks ground on new pumptrack, announces 2 more park-play structures

Griner Park, Ross Park, Mission Sports Park to all receive improvements

Image courtesy of City of Mission.
Active inventory by the end of September, 2021, is almost half of September last year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

High sales, supply shortage continues for September, Fraser Valley Real Estate Board reports

2nd highest sales numbers ever for month, but inventory almost halved from last year

Active inventory by the end of September, 2021, is almost half of September last year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
The van being towed at 8 a.m. after it crashed into Mill Lake Church early Saturday morning. (Submitted photo/Susan Asaph)

Van crashes into Mill Lake Church in Abbotsford, causing ‘extensive damage’

Abbotsford Police say they’re investigating drugs and/or alcohol as potential factors

The van being towed at 8 a.m. after it crashed into Mill Lake Church early Saturday morning. (Submitted photo/Susan Asaph)
Screen shot from City of Mission video.

WATCH: City of Mission’s film series on its municipal tree farm

Series launched alongside new book ‘The Tree Farm: Evolution of Canada’s First Community Forest’

Screen shot from City of Mission video.
Stó:lō leaders unveiled the St. Mary’s House Post (left) and Coqualeetza House Post on Sept. 30, Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Images courtesy of Stó:lō First Nation.

Stó:lō Nation unveils memorial house posts at Mission and Chilliwack residential school sites

11-foot posts a work of ‘blood, sweat and tears’ said Yakweakwioose First Nation Chief Terry Horne

Stó:lō leaders unveiled the St. Mary’s House Post (left) and Coqualeetza House Post on Sept. 30, Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Images courtesy of Stó:lō First Nation.
Image courtesy of Brianna Strathdee.

Mission singer set to release debut single ‘Love Is Our Hero’

Shauna Singer has been singing since the age of 9 and is now stepping out of her comfort zone

Image courtesy of Brianna Strathdee.
B.C.’s COVID passport came into effect on Sept. 13. Only proof of one dose is required to dine out until Oct. 24.(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)

Mission restaurants report COVID passport generally having negative impact on business

Most owners say they’ve lost significant revenue, adding stress to mixed plate of other issues

B.C.’s COVID passport came into effect on Sept. 13. Only proof of one dose is required to dine out until Oct. 24.(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)
The Pacific Agriculture Show is one of the many shows that rent space at the Tradex each year. Abbotsford News/file photo.

Critics call Tradex tender short-sighted; Abbotsford mayor says it’s just ‘fiscal discipline’

Tourism Abbotsford, industry leaders and event organizers continue to press city

The Pacific Agriculture Show is one of the many shows that rent space at the Tradex each year. Abbotsford News/file photo.