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Bertie the ‘Wonder Dog’ survives 11 days on Sumas Mountain

Pooch runs away in Abbotsford area known for coyotes and cougars

UPDATE: Fire at Mission’s Canadian Tire now considered suspicious

Fire department confirms that a second fire broke out several hours later

Discount grocery store FreshCo to open in Mission this spring

New store will replace the Safeway that closed last year, other Safeways to be closed, transformed

  • Jan 29, 2019
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Trudeau's comments on cabinet changes kick up social media storm
Police lay first degree murder charge after death of 11-year-old girl
Canada's flag turns 54 today
Trudeau says government respected rule of law on SNC-Lavalin

Former Abbotsford man charged with breaching Securities Commission order

Richard Gozdek previously admitted to illegally selling securities

UFV is a family affair for Mission’s Young clan

Mission’s Gina Young, her daughter Hannah, and sons Sam and Eli are attending UFV at the same time

  • Jan 29, 2019

Abbotsford driver fined for trunk passenger

Abbotsford Police Department dish out $311 for overstuffed car

Mission resident Agnes Cameron won $500,000 on the Extra draw

She matched all four numbers of the Extra in the Lotto 6/49 draw held January 12, 2019

  • Jan 25, 2019

Prince Rupert cleared to end boil water notice

City has downgraded from boil water notice to a water quality advisory after six weeks

UPDATED: Christy Clark told MLAs to fire non-partisan constituency workers, Plecas says

Former constituency assistant says Plecas returned from pre-election meeting ‘very upset’

Rings stolen from hand of dying woman in Mission care home

Abbotsford woman says her mom was violated when she was at her most vulnerable

Mission council proposes tax increase of 4.62 per cent

Drainage levy, water and sewer fees also set to rise, public consultation begins next month

Gabriel Klein fit to stand trial for Letisha Reimer’s death: judge

Reimer was killed during a stabbing at Abbotsford Senior Secondary

Distracted driving is a bad idea, especially in Mission

Mission RCMP Const. Reid Trustham has issued more than 150 violation tickets

  • Jan 24, 2019

BC school district wants an end to public circulation of test scores

Qualicum asks ministry what steps have been made to mask identity of schools, districts

Speaker Darryl Plecas says ‘justice’ needed for legislature employees

Plecas spoke to media at the opening of a pedestrian and cycling bridge in Abbotsford Wednesday

Mission RCMP quickly nab gun-toting suspects

Two people arrested, weapon appears to be a pellet gun

Offender reintegration program gets $1.23 million in federal funding

Abbotsford-based No One Leaves Alone project also serves Mission, Chilliwack and Langley

Second pellet gun incident in Mission in an hour

Another suspect has been located after calls came in about a man with a hand gun on James and Second

Two students sent to hospital after school bus crash in Mission

Mission RCMP say hospitalization a precaution, 14 students were on board

  • Jan 22, 2019

FVRD chair talks transit, trash, strategic planning and more

Black Press asks Jason Lum, chair of the Fraser Valley Regional District, what’s ahead for one of the largest RDs in the province