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Evening with the Paranormal fundraiser at Kilby

On Halloween night you can explore the spirits at the historic site

Mission’s inaugural Walk for Freedom took place along First Avenue on Saturday (Oct. 16). Joining in the walk were (from left to right) Kate Pankratz, Coun. Ken Herar and Kristen Loney. / Submitted Photo

Mission’s inaugural Walk for Freedom passes through downtown core

Foundation’s goal is the abolition of human trafficking and exploitation

Organizers of the Mission Candlelight Parade have made the tough decision to cancel the event this year. They are hoping to bring it back in 2022. / File Photo

2021 Mission Candlelight Parade cancelled

Second year in a row that the popular live event has been postponed, hoping it will return in 2022

Organizers of the Mission Candlelight Parade have made the tough decision to cancel the event this year. They are hoping to bring it back in 2022. / File Photo
Some of the floral watercolour paintings created by Debbie Mar’s Grade 3 students at Upper Sumas Elementary. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford Grade 3 class connects with seniors through flowers

First project of Upper Sumas Elementary students is watercolour paintings

Some of the floral watercolour paintings created by Debbie Mar’s Grade 3 students at Upper Sumas Elementary. (Submitted photo)
Josh Waters and his one-year-old English Staffy cross, Rocky. (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)

COVID, heartbreak among speedbumps in Australian’s road to residency in Kelowna

Josh Waters shares his experience in the hopes to help others like him

Josh Waters and his one-year-old English Staffy cross, Rocky. (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)
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Olympic athlete Liz Gleadle shows Mt. Slesse middle school students how to throw a javelin during a visit to Chilliwack at Watson Glen Park on Friday, Oct. 1, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Chilliwack students get ‘phenomenal’ Olympic experience

Kids at Mt. Slesse middle met and played sports with 3 Olympic athletes in Chilliwack

Olympic athlete Liz Gleadle shows Mt. Slesse middle school students how to throw a javelin during a visit to Chilliwack at Watson Glen Park on Friday, Oct. 1, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Volunteers help carry a box of tree seedlings up Mt. Thom as part of the City of Chilliwack’s tree-planting initiative. The three were random hikers that saw the work in progress and wanted to help. (City of Chilliwack)

Thousands of climate-resilient trees planted on Mt. Thom in Chilliwack

Volunteers, workers help plant seedlings as part of Growing Climate Resilient Forests for Chilliwack

Volunteers help carry a box of tree seedlings up Mt. Thom as part of the City of Chilliwack’s tree-planting initiative. The three were random hikers that saw the work in progress and wanted to help. (City of Chilliwack)
The Tree to Sea loop is a 1,000 km bikepacking route around the north end of Vancouver Island. Photo courtesy Miles Arbor

1,000 km route opens northern Vancouver Island to bikepackers

Bikepacking combines ultralight backpacking and bicycle touring

The Tree to Sea loop is a 1,000 km bikepacking route around the north end of Vancouver Island. Photo courtesy Miles Arbor
Adventurous senior Walter Martens took his first flying lesson as a 101st birthday present, taking off from the Langley airport on Saturday, Sept. 25. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: B.C. Senior, 101, takes first flying lesson

It was a birthday present for ‘adventurous’ Walter Martens

Adventurous senior Walter Martens took his first flying lesson as a 101st birthday present, taking off from the Langley airport on Saturday, Sept. 25. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Allison, Tyler and six-year-old Samantha Donovan at Ronald McDonald House in Vancouver in 2016. (Submitted)

How Cops for Cancer helped one B.C. family’s childhood cancer journey

Samantha Donovan’s family was able to stay together during her treatment thanks to the charity

Allison, Tyler and six-year-old Samantha Donovan at Ronald McDonald House in Vancouver in 2016. (Submitted)
Rennah is awaiting a heart transplant in Edmonton. Meanwhile, students at Vancouver Career College where her mom has been studying have been raising funds to help support the family. A major fundraiser is planned in Abbotsford on Sept. 25. (Submitted)

Abbotsford college students rally for family facing heart transplant

Students, teachers, community members being ‘kidnapped’ for bail donations

Rennah is awaiting a heart transplant in Edmonton. Meanwhile, students at Vancouver Career College where her mom has been studying have been raising funds to help support the family. A major fundraiser is planned in Abbotsford on Sept. 25. (Submitted)
Riders make their way through Mission during a training run earlier this month. (Facebook)

Cops for Cancer cycling across the Fraser Valley

22nd annual Tour de Valley begins on Sept. 20, 17 riders participating

Riders make their way through Mission during a training run earlier this month. (Facebook)
A piece by Canadian artist Catherine Adamson features a rare biblical coin from the era of Pontius Pilate, a Roman governor who gave the order to crucify Jesus Christ. The piece will be displayed in Abbotsford from Sept. 24 to Nov. 30. (Submitted photo)

Art piece in Abbotsford features coin connected to era of man who ordered crucifixion of Jesus

The Crucifixion: The Shekel of Pontius Pilate on display starting Sept. 24

A piece by Canadian artist Catherine Adamson features a rare biblical coin from the era of Pontius Pilate, a Roman governor who gave the order to crucify Jesus Christ. The piece will be displayed in Abbotsford from Sept. 24 to Nov. 30. (Submitted photo)
Carly Verheyen in 2012 stands by the Queen Mary, the ship that her grandmother travelled on from England to Canada in 1946 as a war bride. The ship has been permanently docked in Long Beach, California since 1967.

Abbotsford woman fills in gaps in grandma’s ‘war bride’ history

Newly accessible passenger lists on Ancestry help complete family search

Carly Verheyen in 2012 stands by the Queen Mary, the ship that her grandmother travelled on from England to Canada in 1946 as a war bride. The ship has been permanently docked in Long Beach, California since 1967.
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Saying thank you to Mission’s health care workers

Mission Health Care Auxiliary Society creating a short video as part of a larger project

/  Kevin Mills Photo
Eunice stays busy helping polish the floors in anticipation of the first day of school at Cornerstone Christian in Abbotsford. (Submitted)

Unicorn character eager to welcome back Abbotsford students

Eunice started visiting Cornerstone Christian School as a way to help cheer up students

Eunice stays busy helping polish the floors in anticipation of the first day of school at Cornerstone Christian in Abbotsford. (Submitted)
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VIDEO: Fraser Valley pilot spots black bear browsing corn

Local pilot captures footage of a wandering black bear among the stalks of corn

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Local music teacher Cindy Taylor (left) has won an award for her work furthering music education. Photo submitted.

Local music teacher honoured for decades of work

Cindy Taylor recieves award for exemplary service advancing music teaching

  • Sep 3, 2021
Local music teacher Cindy Taylor (left) has won an award for her work furthering music education. Photo submitted.