Life

Robbie Burns fundraiser a success

Despite the recent break in, the Mission branch of the Canadian Cancer Society raised about $5,000 at the annual event.

  • Jan 29th, 2016

Are you ready to become a Dementia Friend?

The campaign is the cornerstone of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, which runs until the end of January.

  • Jan 16th, 2016

COLUMN: The valley’s bushiest beard

I recently bumped into Thomas Hodgson, the guy with the bushiest beard probably in the Fraser Valley.

  • Jan 9th, 2016
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Olivia, Ethan are B.C.’s top baby names

Top choices extend their streak of popularity in 2014, according to Vitals Statistics Agency

Northern lights may end year with a spectacle thanks to solar flare

Aurora borealis set to blaze further south than usual after Monday's sunspot eruption

Christmas Bureau still seeking donations

The organization has now received approximately $60,000, or 50 per cent of the finances needed to have a successful season.

  • Dec 18th, 2015

Auxiliary pledges $300,000 for ultrasound unit

It is the second such pledge from the auxiliary, whose mandate is to support MMH through their volunteer efforts and fundraising.

  • Dec 17th, 2015

B.C. joins clean vehicle club in Paris

Zero-emission vehicles group wants to reduce vehicle greenhouse gas emissions 40 per cent by 2050.

Harvesting a Christmas tree on Crown land

Free use permits are available for most areas of the province, good for one tree in designated areas of provincial forest

Quiz night at the Mission Library

The annual event is a fundraiser to help support the Mission Library.

  • Nov 15th, 2015

Influenza vaccine now available in B.C.

H2N2 influenza cases already showing up around B.C., strains of influenza B expected to show up by February

Festival of trees returns to Mission

Trees will be displayed and voted on by all visitors to the Festival of Trees. Admission to the Festival of Trees will be by cash donation.

  • Nov 8th, 2015

United Way offers priority grants

The agency’s board of directors has increased their priority grant pool from $100,000 to $150,000.

  • Nov 7th, 2015

PHOTOS: Blessing of pets

The Right Reverend Melissa Skelton of the Diocese of New Westminster was at the All Saint’s Anglican Church in Mission last week.

  • Oct 12th, 2015

Tofino, Stanley Park voted B.C.’s ‘best places’ to visit

A new poll of British Columbians has the Park and surfer's paradise one-two atop the province's travel destinations.

Jumpstart Day celebrates sports

Canadian Tire in Mission hosted a full day of activities last week as part of Jumpstart Day.

  • Jun 6th, 2015

COLUMN: Cycling for Diversity sees fifth year

The makeup of diversity is very different in the Okanagan compared to the Lower Mainland.

Heat wave about to hit Lower Mainland and here’s how to keep your cool

Hottest weather expected Saturday and Sunday, residents of Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley urged to take precautions

Optimist Club names Mother of the Year

Mission Central school receives $1,000 donation from club

Garden project grows at Santa Rosa

The Women’s Resource Society of the Fraser Valley's building in Mission houses women and their children from both Mission and Abbotsford.

  • May 11th, 2015