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Emergency crews responded after a truck pulling a travel trailer rolled over on Highway 1 westbound on July 21. (Facebook photo)

Travel trailer rolls over on Highway 1 near Chilliwack’s Yale Road exit

Emergency crews were on scene at north side of highway for one-vehicle rollover

Emergency crews responded after a truck pulling a travel trailer rolled over on Highway 1 westbound on July 21. (Facebook photo)
Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Murray Rankin signing the agreement. Patrick Penner photo.

Historic agreement signed in Mission transfers 60 hectares of Crown land back to First Nations

Land transfer finalized between city, province, Leq’á:mel, Matsqui and Sumas First Nations

Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Murray Rankin signing the agreement. Patrick Penner photo.
The cause of the crash has not been determined.  (Black Press file photo)

Burnaby man wanted on Canada-wide warrant arrested in Rosedale

Impaired driving investigation led to arrest, seizure of gun and drugs

The cause of the crash has not been determined.  (Black Press file photo)
Mission Mayor Paul Horn speaks during a recent council meeting. / Video image

Mission council looking to restart regular town halls, create ‘Community Conversations’

Mayor Paul Horn aiming to creating more engagement between public, city hall

Mission Mayor Paul Horn speaks during a recent council meeting. / Video image
A mural containing the phrase ‘make Abbotsford great again’ was created without the approval of the Downtown Abbotsford Business Association. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

‘Make Abbotsford great again’ – artist includes phrase on mural without approval

Abbotsford Downtown Business Association allows unapproved mural to take shape downtown

A mural containing the phrase ‘make Abbotsford great again’ was created without the approval of the Downtown Abbotsford Business Association. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
A Drive BC webcam shows a fire being hit with water from a BC Wildfire helicopter, just outside of Hope on July 20, 2021, along Highway 5 close to the Othello Tunnels. (Drive BC)

Highway 5 closed north of Hope due to vehicle fire

Highway 5 is closed while crews deal with roadside fire near Othello Tunnels

A Drive BC webcam shows a fire being hit with water from a BC Wildfire helicopter, just outside of Hope on July 20, 2021, along Highway 5 close to the Othello Tunnels. (Drive BC)
Staff and clients from the Fraser River Lodge caught this white sturgeon on Saturday, July 17, 2021. (Fraser River Lodge)

‘Virgin’ sturgeon caught in Fraser River more than 11 feet long

‘Catches like this are extremely rare,’ according to folks at the Fraser River Lodge

Staff and clients from the Fraser River Lodge caught this white sturgeon on Saturday, July 17, 2021. (Fraser River Lodge)
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New slo-pitch tournament to support Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation’s work

Health Care Heroes Slo-Pitch Tournament planned for Abbotsford in September

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COVID-19. (CDC)

COVID outbreak declared at Maple Ridge long-term care home

Fraser Health announces three patients test positive at Holyrood Manor

COVID-19. (CDC)
The Bee family. GoFundMe page image. The page raised over $55,000 in a single day.

1 dead, 4 in hospital following fatal weekend crash on Coquihalla Highway

Crash possibly caused by stroke, GoFundMe set up for family

The Bee family. GoFundMe page image. The page raised over $55,000 in a single day.
A paraglider was rescued from a tree on Mount St. Benedict on Sunday, July 18. (Mission Search and Rescue Society/Facebook)

Ridge Meadows SAR helps rescue paraglider stuck in tree on Fraser Valley mountain

Members from four Search and Rescue teams helped in the rescue – including Mission and Chilliwack

A paraglider was rescued from a tree on Mount St. Benedict on Sunday, July 18. (Mission Search and Rescue Society/Facebook)
Dr. Sarah Beaulieu uses ground-penetrating radar on a First World War internment site. She used the same process to help search the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School with the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation. (Greg Laychak/ UFV)

UFV researcher’s ground-penetrating work helped confirm unmarked graves in Kamloops

Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc Knowledge Keepers shared stories during field work in late May

  • Jul 19, 2021
Dr. Sarah Beaulieu uses ground-penetrating radar on a First World War internment site. She used the same process to help search the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School with the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation. (Greg Laychak/ UFV)
First responders are on scene of an emergency westbound on the Trans-Canada Highway at Bradner Road in Abbotsford, Monday, July 19, 2021. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
First responders are on scene of an emergency westbound on the Trans-Canada Highway at Bradner Road in Abbotsford, Monday, July 19, 2021. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Arnulf Salazar, 53, died tragically on Saturday (July 17) after saving a child from drowning in Chehalis Lake. A GoFundMe has been set up to support the family during this time of loss. (Screenshot/GoFundMe)
Arnulf Salazar, 53, died tragically on Saturday (July 17) after saving a child from drowning in Chehalis Lake. A GoFundMe has been set up to support the family during this time of loss. (Screenshot/GoFundMe)
(Photo/B.C. Wildfire Service)

UPDATE: July Mountain fire razes 760 hectares after a week of burning

July Mountain fire has been burning since Tuesday, July 13

(Photo/B.C. Wildfire Service)
Maxime Bernier, leader of the People’s Party of Canada, speaks during a stop on his Mad Max Summer 2021 Pre-Election Tour at Yarrow Pioneer Park on Saturday, July 17, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Maxime Bernier’s ‘Mad Max’ tour rolls through Lower Mainland this weekend

‘You know that our freedoms are under attack,’ says People’s Party of Canada leader to Chilliwack supporters

Maxime Bernier, leader of the People’s Party of Canada, speaks during a stop on his Mad Max Summer 2021 Pre-Election Tour at Yarrow Pioneer Park on Saturday, July 17, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Ring Finder’s Chris Turner, neck deep in Rolley Lake with his underwater metal detector, searching for a lost gold wedding band last week. Screenshot from Ring Finders YouTube video.

VIDEO: Pro ring finder recovers 2 lost wedding rings from Mission lakes, re-unites with happy owners

Chris Turner recovers diamond ring at Hayward Lake, then finds gold band 4 miles away at Rolley Lake

Ring Finder’s Chris Turner, neck deep in Rolley Lake with his underwater metal detector, searching for a lost gold wedding band last week. Screenshot from Ring Finders YouTube video.
A pyrocumulus cloud, also known as a fire cloud, forms in the sky as the Tremont Creek wildfire burns on the mountains above Ashcroft, B.C., on Friday, July 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

BC Hydro keeping eye on large wildfire burning near transmission line

The Brenda Creek wildfire in Central Okanagan is still classified as out of control

A pyrocumulus cloud, also known as a fire cloud, forms in the sky as the Tremont Creek wildfire burns on the mountains above Ashcroft, B.C., on Friday, July 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Facebook photo.

Two patients flown to hospital following Coquihalla Highway crash

One patient transported to BC Children’s Hospital, one to Royal Columbian Hospital

Facebook photo.
All photos from Facebook.

PHOTOS: Mission manager asks internet to bring in dogs for pup-loving employee, many pets follow

Dogs of all sizes, cat on a leash, even a horse visit The Source seeking pets from employee

All photos from Facebook.