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Spiritual senior begins journey as author, 3 years after near-fatal accident in Mission

Donna Gibbons to publish ‘Haunting in Hatzic,’ the 1st in a series on her life as a medium

 

Cherry Hill Elementary. Kevin Mills photo.

Cherry Hill Elementary parents heartbroken, angry over mid-year principal swap

PAC president says she doesn’t understand why it’s happening in the middle of a pandemic

 

This is the fifth school exposure in the district, and the third school. There were three exposures in a row at Hatzic Middle School, followed by this week’s cases. Kevin Mills Photo.

Two more COVID-19 exposures at Mission schools

There have been 5 exposures in 3 schools since Oct. 5

 

Architectural drawings of the building by JY Architecture. Screenshot from District of Mission council meeting on Nov. 16.

Six-storey, 86-unit development on 2nd Avenue approved by Mission councillors

Project one of the oldest on District of Mission’s books, staff report

Architectural drawings of the building by JY Architecture. Screenshot from District of Mission council meeting on Nov. 16.
If you catch Chantelle Robertson wearing festive glasses around town, she’ll personally donate $5 to the Mission Youth House. If you catch her without the glasses, she’ll donate $50.	Screenshot from GoFundMe page.

Mission woman to wear festive glasses until Christmas to raise money for at-risk youth

If you see Chantelle Robertson in town and call her out, she’ll make a donation to MY House

If you catch Chantelle Robertson wearing festive glasses around town, she’ll personally donate $5 to the Mission Youth House. If you catch her without the glasses, she’ll donate $50.	Screenshot from GoFundMe page.
Mission Fire Rescue Service holding a training session in 2016. Bob Friesen photo.

Firefighter’s human-rights complaint against District of Mission dismissed

District had just reason for firing man for insubordination, B.C. Human Rights Tribunal found

Mission Fire Rescue Service holding a training session in 2016. Bob Friesen photo.
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Two Mission dental offices among only 5 in B.C. to purchase expensive new air-filtration invention

‘My patients can’t wear masks … There’s no other way around it,’ Dr. Stephen Chow said

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The location of Mission Cannabis, along with the school-buffer zones. Marijuana retail shops are not allowed within 250 metres of schools in municipal bylaws. Screenshot from council meeting.

Application for Mission’s 5th marijuana dispensary goes forward, council seeks public’s input

Four stores have been approved to date, but only government-run store currently in operation

The location of Mission Cannabis, along with the school-buffer zones. Marijuana retail shops are not allowed within 250 metres of schools in municipal bylaws. Screenshot from council meeting.
Residents on 14th Ave. are asking Mission council for road improvements and sidewalks. / Kevin Mills Photo

Mission council approves $9 million, 4-year project to improve 14th Avenue

2,300 metres of road work to be done in stages, starting with Hurd Street to Tanager Street in 2021

Residents on 14th Ave. are asking Mission council for road improvements and sidewalks. / Kevin Mills Photo
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Zajac Ranch opening for ‘Holly Day,’ a one-day Christmas celebration on Dec. 12

Activities include exploring trees, archery, petting zoo, winter crafts, Secret Santa, wagon rides

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Photo courtesy of Paul Horn.

Paul Horn first candidate to announce run at Mission’s open mayor seat

Horn is active in many community projects, and served as councillor from 2005 to 2011

Photo courtesy of Paul Horn.
Mission Institution. Kevin Mills / Mission City Record.

Mission Institution’s ‘mismanagement’ of latest COVID-19 outbreak slammed by guard’s union

Union president says a ‘rigged investigation’ followed their safety complaints at the facility

Mission Institution. Kevin Mills / Mission City Record.
Jesse Arnett facing off against Pedro Souza on Oct. 30, 2020. Arnett defeated Souza by unanimous decision. His record stands at 17 wins and 6 losses, with 14 finishes. / Gerardo Ramos photo.

Road to the Big Show: Mission Secondary’s wrestling champ speaks about his journey through MMA

Jesse ‘Big Cat’ Arnett was Mission’s 1st National Wresting Champion, now a top-ranked 135 fighter

Jesse Arnett facing off against Pedro Souza on Oct. 30, 2020. Arnett defeated Souza by unanimous decision. His record stands at 17 wins and 6 losses, with 14 finishes. / Gerardo Ramos photo.
The last time Mission Fire Rescue Service had the opportunity to burn a building for a live-fire exercise was on Moss Street several years ago. Photo courtesy of MFRS.

Mission firefighters to conduct 2 day, live-fire exercise in Stave Falls area

‘Do not be alarmed,’ as 2 vacant homes are set on fire on Nov. 21 and 22, department says

The last time Mission Fire Rescue Service had the opportunity to burn a building for a live-fire exercise was on Moss Street several years ago. Photo courtesy of MFRS.
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Mission’s tree-management bylaw axed, sent back to staff for rework

Bylaw aimed at clear-cutting developers, many felt it unfairly punitive to small property owners

Langley Advance Times file photo.
Patrick Penner photo.

Mission firefighters battle mobile-home fire in trailer park

Emergency scanner reported ‘flames shooting out windows’

Patrick Penner photo.
Hatzic Middle School. Black Press file photo.

Another COVID-19 exposure at Mission’s Hatzic Middle School

One infected individual was in building on Nov. 3, 4 and 6; contact tracing underway

Hatzic Middle School. Black Press file photo.
A recent fire caused extensive damage to this fifth-floor apartment and many others. Firefighters escorted residents to their units to collect essential belongings two days after the fire, but they have bee locked out since due to asbestos contamination. Derek Henderson photos.

Tenants say they’ve been left out in cold after apartment fire displaces 82 people in Mission

Building comes under new ownership, residents locked out with little communication

A recent fire caused extensive damage to this fifth-floor apartment and many others. Firefighters escorted residents to their units to collect essential belongings two days after the fire, but they have bee locked out since due to asbestos contamination. Derek Henderson photos.
BC NDP MLA Pam Alexis. Black Press file photo.

Pam Alexis resigns as Mission’s mayor, by-election planned for spring 2021

District councillors will continue rotating through mayor’s seat on monthly basis

BC NDP MLA Pam Alexis. Black Press file photo.
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Six thoroughbred horses seized from Mission property in BC SPCA animal-cruelty investigation

Horses suffering from malnutrition, dental issues, parasites, skin issues, hoof injuries

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