Local News

Mossy mystery on Sumas Mountain has bedevilled a generation of scientists

Rare silver hair moss was last seen in Abbotsford in 1976 by bryologist Wilf Schofield

2019 Year in Review – January to April

The Mission Record looks back on what made headlines in the past year

  • Dec 28, 2019

Man accused of punching cop at Abbotsford Flea Market has most of his charges stayed

Robert Gilliland sentenced to time served for obstructing peace officer

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Steelhead residents protest at Mission council
Drone footage captures extent of rockslide on Highway 4
Mass quarantine not in Canada's coronavirus cards
Langley RCMP probe assault at Willowbrook mall

Snow finally arrives in Hope

Slushy highways greet morning commuters on local highways

PETA names Mission woman one of 2019’s Top Animal Rescuers

Tanya Krasuin was recognized for her heroic rescue of a skunk whose head was stuck in a plastic cup

No jury in Abbotsford man’s upcoming murder trial

David Albert Miller, 69, is charged with the first-degree murder of 52-year-old Debra Novacluse

Police seek suspect in two armed robberies in Abbotsford

Incidents took place within an hour of each other on Monday night

No bail for Chilliwack teen accused in attack on 85-year-old

Brandon Janveaux accused in assault at Abbotsford bus stop will spend Christmas in jail

‘I don’t want to die,’ says woman stuck in Abbotsford hospital ER with pneumonia & heart condition

Woman with pneumonia spent days next to ER doors, slept in friend’s car in parking lot

Abbotsford Police arrest one man after side swiping incident

Clayburn Village incident occurred on Saturday night, suspect found carrying knife

Abbotsford woman wins legal battle over board game on reality T.V.’s ‘The People’s Court’

Amateur game-maker takes on notorious U.S. company over childhood passion project

Maple Ridge family loses home to fire days before Christmas

All occupants sent to hospital with smoke inhalation, injuries

UPDATE: Massive fire destroys Windsor Plywood and Canadian Liquidation in Chilliwack

Customer alerted staff to fire which “aggressively” spread throughout store and to adjacent business

Last year, 64 more people died than expected at Abbotsford Regional Hospital

ARH has highest mortality rate among large hospitals in British Columbia

Abbotsford Police arrest shoplifter three times in one day

Project Blitzen launched to address theft from stores and vehicles

  • Dec 20, 2019

Strong opposition voiced against proposed mobile asphalt plant in Mission

The Steelhead community raised health, environmental and air quality concerns to council

Meth and other items with a prison value of $82,000 seized at Abbotsford jail

Correctional Service Canada reports contraband discovered at Pacific Institution

  • Dec 19, 2019

Mission RCMP have a new tool to fight crime

Automated Licence Plate Recognition allows thousands of vehicles to be checked

  • Dec 19, 2019

Young Chilliwack woman wanted for robbery and kidnapping

B.C.-wide warrant issued for 26-year-old Alexis Kasey Nicole Neill

Abbotsford police try to help liquor thief after arrest

During arrest on Dec. 16, man explains he’s been “struggling with life”