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Agassiz structure fire causes $500,000 in damages
Agassiz structure fire causes $500,000 in damages
Work crews move a water tank into place at a site on Klassen Road in Hope on Thursday morning (Jan. 30). The site is being prepared for a Ricky’s restaurant and gas station is one of several commercial projects currently underway. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)

VIDEO: Commercial construction projects booming in Hope

Dollar store, convenience store, gas stations and housing all planned for major route

Work crews move a water tank into place at a site on Klassen Road in Hope on Thursday morning (Jan. 30). The site is being prepared for a Ricky’s restaurant and gas station is one of several commercial projects currently underway. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)
Three arrested from Abbotsford police investigation into string of commercial break-ins

Three arrested from Abbotsford police investigation into string of commercial break-ins

Warrants carried out at Abbotsford and Aldergrove homes by emergency response units

Three arrested from Abbotsford police investigation into string of commercial break-ins
Wren and Raven luxury condo community opens for sales in Mission

Wren and Raven luxury condo community opens for sales in Mission

The project, located at 7291 Wren St., currently features 60 homes

  • Nov 22, 2019
Wren and Raven luxury condo community opens for sales in Mission
Mayor Henry Braun with the Wolfe Auto team on Tuesday morning, Oct. 29. (Photo courtesy of the City of Abbotsford)

Car dealership donates specialized backpacks to Abbotsford’s homeless for third straight year

Wolfe Auto Group’s efforts have proivided 2,500 Citypaks around the Lower Mainland in four years

Mayor Henry Braun with the Wolfe Auto team on Tuesday morning, Oct. 29. (Photo courtesy of the City of Abbotsford)
Eastbound traffic along Highway 1 slowed by compounding vehicle incidents

Eastbound traffic along Highway 1 slowed by compounding vehicle incidents

A vehicle stall started the congestion, a crash has just added to it

Eastbound traffic along Highway 1 slowed by compounding vehicle incidents
Winner declared in downtown Mission banner contest

Winner declared in downtown Mission banner contest

Local artist Nico Abais chose the category of nature and named his banner Naturally Mission

  • Oct 18, 2019
Winner declared in downtown Mission banner contest
A proposed brewery and lounge could be located at 33211 North Railway Ave. in Mission. / Kevin Mills Photo

Brewery, lounge proposed for downtown Mission

The new business would be located at 33211 North Railway Ave.

A proposed brewery and lounge could be located at 33211 North Railway Ave. in Mission. / Kevin Mills Photo
Members of the Mission Regional Chamber of Commerce attended the national AGM last week. / Submitted Photo

Mission Chamber represented at national AGM

Gathering gave Mission a voice at the national level, local concerns received national attention

  • Sep 27, 2019
Members of the Mission Regional Chamber of Commerce attended the national AGM last week. / Submitted Photo
Prospera Credit Union, headquartered in Abbotsford, and Westminster Savings Credit Union, based in Surrey, have been given approval for a proposed merger. (Google Street View)

Prospera and Westminster credit unions approved for proposed merger

Abbotsford- and Surrey-based companies now take matter to membership vote

Prospera Credit Union, headquartered in Abbotsford, and Westminster Savings Credit Union, based in Surrey, have been given approval for a proposed merger. (Google Street View)
Leq’á:mel First Nation celebrates opening of new centre in Deroche

Leq’á:mel First Nation celebrates opening of new centre in Deroche

Business site includes Tim Hortons, Esso

  • Aug 9, 2019
Leq’á:mel First Nation celebrates opening of new centre in Deroche
Banner contest to focus on Mission’s nature, beauty, culture and heritage

Banner contest to focus on Mission’s nature, beauty, culture and heritage

The Mission Downtown Business Association is holding a banner design competition.

  • Jun 25, 2019
Banner contest to focus on Mission’s nature, beauty, culture and heritage
Transition year for Mission Downtown Business Association

Transition year for Mission Downtown Business Association

New board members elected, new stores, revitalization and more discussed at AGM

Transition year for Mission Downtown Business Association
Mission Record named one of Canada’s top newspapers

Mission Record named one of Canada’s top newspapers

Wins four Canadian honours, including a third place for Bob Friesen for best feature photo

  • Jun 5, 2019
Mission Record named one of Canada’s top newspapers
Marion Marks is happy in her new shop’s new home on Mill Street. Marion’s Dressing Room has been a go-to for vintage wear for almost 25 years. (Jessica Peters/ The Progress)

Chilliwack vintage shop swings open doors at new location

Marion’s Dressing Room the newest place to shop on Mill Street

Marion Marks is happy in her new shop’s new home on Mill Street. Marion’s Dressing Room has been a go-to for vintage wear for almost 25 years. (Jessica Peters/ The Progress)
Winners is coming to Mission

Winners is coming to Mission

The popular store will be located in the Junction Mall

Winners is coming to Mission
When did you last sit and read a newspaper? (Wiki Commons)

Don’t stop the presses: Report finds Canadian newspaper readership at all-time high

88% of Canadians read newspapers every week, highest since first Newspapers 24/7 Report in 2012

When did you last sit and read a newspaper? (Wiki Commons)
VIDEO: FreshCo opens in Mission

VIDEO: FreshCo opens in Mission

Hundreds line up to check out new grocery store

  • Apr 25, 2019
VIDEO: FreshCo opens in Mission
A bowl from Obey Poke, part of Joseph Richard Group’s Meal Ticket Brands launch. (submitted photo)

‘Ghost restaurants’ cooked up by Joseph Richard Group to meet demand of delivered food

The new Meal Ticket Brands venture aims to ‘disrupt’ the local restaurant industry

A bowl from Obey Poke, part of Joseph Richard Group’s Meal Ticket Brands launch. (submitted photo)
BC Ferries’ Northern Expedition. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

BC Ferries’ president on LNG and northern routes

CEO Mark Collins to speak with Prince Rupert’s business community

BC Ferries’ Northern Expedition. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)