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Chad Reimer is the author of the new book The Trials of Albert Stroebel, based on a murder that took place in 1893 on Sumas Prairie in Abbotsford. (Submitted photo)

New book details 1893 murder in Abbotsford and 2 trials that followed

Farmer John Marshall was found dead on his Sumas Prairie property

  • May 25, 2020
Chad Reimer is the author of the new book The Trials of Albert Stroebel, based on a murder that took place in 1893 on Sumas Prairie in Abbotsford. (Submitted photo)
A total of 48 singers took part in Belle Voci’s recording of ‘Ubi Caritas.’ (YouTube)

Fraser Valley vocal ensemble records song as a ‘gift from the world, to the world’

A total of 48 singers came together to record ‘Ubi Caritas’ with vocal group Belle Voci

A total of 48 singers took part in Belle Voci’s recording of ‘Ubi Caritas.’ (YouTube)
Mission’s Twilight concert series cancelled

Mission’s Twilight concert series cancelled

Popular outdoor music event will return in 2021

  • May 14, 2020
Mission’s Twilight concert series cancelled
Playlist of musicians with roots in Mission created

Playlist of musicians with roots in Mission created

Featured musicians have either grown up in Mission, are current residents, or have performed here

  • May 4, 2020
Playlist of musicians with roots in Mission created
Kenny Hess performs fundraiser online

Kenny Hess performs fundraiser online

Country singer to raise money for Mission charity on April 26

  • Apr 24, 2020
Kenny Hess performs fundraiser online
File Photo
File Photo
Mission singer Ken McCoy creates song for front line workers

Mission singer Ken McCoy creates song for front line workers

The local recording artist wrote it to honour all those helping in the battle against COVID-19

Mission singer Ken McCoy creates song for front line workers
VIDEO: Singing for Mission’s seniors

VIDEO: Singing for Mission’s seniors

Darla Kendrick and Roy Duquette held an impromptu concert at The Cedars in Mission

  • Apr 17, 2020
VIDEO: Singing for Mission’s seniors
Members of Belle Voci used their own smartphones to record themselves singing and then each video and audio recording was put together to make this video collage. (Submitted)

VIDEO: Fraser Valley singing ensemble overcomes isolation, creates music using digital technology

Members of Belle Voci record ‘a capella’ song together even though they were unable to meet in person

Members of Belle Voci used their own smartphones to record themselves singing and then each video and audio recording was put together to make this video collage. (Submitted)
The deadline to enter Pacific Community Resources Society’s ‘Creativity is Contagious’ art competition is April 30. (Submitted file photo)

B.C. community service provider hosts friendly art competition for youth

Theme for Pacific Community Resources contest is ‘finding the silver lining in difficult times’

The deadline to enter Pacific Community Resources Society’s ‘Creativity is Contagious’ art competition is April 30. (Submitted file photo)
Toque Flamenco gave a passionate performance at the Harrison Memorial Hall last Saturday for the first show in the Harrison Festival Society’s 29th Season of Performing Arts. Hunter Ramey
Toque Flamenco gave a passionate performance at the Harrison Memorial Hall last Saturday for the first show in the Harrison Festival Society’s 29th Season of Performing Arts. Hunter Ramey
United Way in the Fraser Valley is having a card-making contest for kids. (Facebook)

Crafty kids wanted for United Way card-making contest in the Fraser Valley

United Way is inviting kids in elementary and middle school to enter its “Hi Neighbour” contest

United Way in the Fraser Valley is having a card-making contest for kids. (Facebook)
Broadway On Ice comes to Mission Leisure Centre

Broadway On Ice comes to Mission Leisure Centre

Mission Skating Club’s final gala takes place on March 14

  • Mar 9, 2020
Broadway On Ice comes to Mission Leisure Centre
PHOTOS: Mission Secondary students present Mamma Mia!

PHOTOS: Mission Secondary students present Mamma Mia!

The musical, featuring the songs of ABBA, took place at the Clarke Theatre on the weekend

  • Mar 2, 2020
PHOTOS: Mission Secondary students present Mamma Mia!
Auditions are being held March 14 in Abbotsford for a chance to appear in front of the panel of business moguls, known as the “Dragons,” on the CBC Television show Dragons’ Den. (Photo: CBC Television)

Aspiring entrepreneurs invited to pitch ideas at Dragons’ Den auditions

Abbotsford and Vancouver the only Lower Mainland try-out locations

Auditions are being held March 14 in Abbotsford for a chance to appear in front of the panel of business moguls, known as the “Dragons,” on the CBC Television show Dragons’ Den. (Photo: CBC Television)
Grammy-winning country singer Maren Morris stops in Abbotsford on Sept. 10 as part of her latest tour. (Photo by Harper Duddy)

Country star Maren Morris to play Abbotsford Centre

Local concert one of only three in Canada for Grammy winner

  • Feb 26, 2020
Grammy-winning country singer Maren Morris stops in Abbotsford on Sept. 10 as part of her latest tour. (Photo by Harper Duddy)
Mission Secondary Theatre presents Mamma Mia!

Mission Secondary Theatre presents Mamma Mia!

Production takes place at the Clarke Theatre from Feb. 27 to Feb. 29 at 7 p.m. each night

  • Feb 23, 2020
Mission Secondary Theatre presents Mamma Mia!
Rosie and the Riveters storm Harrison stage
Rosie and the Riveters storm Harrison stage
The Simon Fraser University Pipe Band comes to Chilliwack on Feb. 29. (Ann Goudswaard/Contributed Photo)

SFU Pipe Band comes to Chilliwack

Champion bagpipers will play on Leap Day

The Simon Fraser University Pipe Band comes to Chilliwack on Feb. 29. (Ann Goudswaard/Contributed Photo)
A team of 21 dancers from Abbotsford School of Integrated Arts (Sumas campus) performs a set in Disneyland next month.

Abbotsford dance students to perform in Disneyland

Group from Abbotsford School of Integrated Arts will do set on Feb. 14

A team of 21 dancers from Abbotsford School of Integrated Arts (Sumas campus) performs a set in Disneyland next month.