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PHOTOS: Wind storm in Mission blowing debris, knocks out power

Environment Canada says wind could hit 100 km/h

  • Dec 20, 2018

UPDATE: BC Ferries cancels 80 sailings amid wind storm

Stormy weather is to blame for cancellations between Tsawwassen, Swartz Bay, Departure Bay and Horseshoe Bay

Mission man airlifted to hospital after being stabbed in the face

Victim says suspects wore masks, Mission RCMP believe attack was targeted

  • Dec 19, 2018
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Canada's flag turns 54 today
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VIDEO: SUV crashes into Downtown Abbotsford store

Front window of Jazz-Ma-Tazz destroyed in afternoon crash

Publication ban lifted on Letisha Reimer’s name

Reimer’s family had supported an application by The News to lift ban

Mission girl gets her wish to go to Disneyworld

Children’s Wish Foundation, Vancouver Christmas Market and Vancouver Canucks help raise funds

  • Dec 17, 2018

VIDEO: Pedestrian seriously injured in Abbotsford

Two people reportedly hit near recently upgraded Trethewey crosswalk

The Disaster Before Christmas: Mission Hospice Society needs public’s help

Leaking pipes and a sewer back up leaves non-profit group with a huge bill it can’t afford to pay

Mission waterfront a priority for council

Mayor: ‘We still see our waterfront as a phenomenal opportunity for the entire community’

Eight-foot-deep sinkhole appears in dike near Abbotsford/Mission wastewater plant

Crews hope to repair hole by February, but cost not yet known

Silverdale planning is just beginning

Public meeting shows initial steps; next up will be examining infrastructure

Casino move, expansion approved by Mission council

Council votes 6-1 in favour of proposal, Chances still need final approval from the BCLC

No plans yet for free WiFi on Abbotsford and Mission buses

BC Transit says they are monitoring the roll-out of free WiFi on Translink vehicles

UFV students raise money to keep ‘nicest’ person in Abbotsford

Foreign student struggles to pay for schooling after Trump withdrawal from Iran deal

$8,700 worth of contraband discovered at Mission Institution

Staff at the medium security unit found the package on Dec. 9

  • Dec 12, 2018

UPDATE: Barge continues to smolder near Silverdale

After 12 hours, Mission firefighters stop their efforts, hand situation over to the province

Fraser Valley’s lost lake was at centre of local life for centuries: new book

Sumas Lake was major resource hub for locals before newcomers drained it in early 1900s

Girl’s ‘brilliant’ drawing of B&E suspect hailed by Abbotsford police

Man seen trying to break into cars in the McMillan area of Abbotsford on Friday

More waste still needs to be diverted from Mission landfill

Diversion rate currently at 66 per cent, but 80 per cent by 2020 is the goal

Rally cry in Abbotsford against gang killings

Forum on Wednesday night addresses causes of, and solutions to, gang violence