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Kids returning to ‘near normal’ school year, say Mission’s superintendent

What’s new, what’s the same, what to expect for the 2021/2022 year

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T-Lane is a company based in Mission which moves goods around North America and internationally through five terminals across Canada. Google Maps screenshot.

Disabled woman wins discrimination lawsuit against Mission trucking company

Karen Hugie was fired the day she returned from medical leave for heart surgery

T-Lane is a company based in Mission which moves goods around North America and internationally through five terminals across Canada. Google Maps screenshot.
Sam Green with his mother and former Olympic medalist, Eden Donatelli Green. Green has been skating since he was three-years old and now lives in Calgary to train while doing school remotely. Sumbitted photo.

Mission teen speed skater finishes 11th overall in Olympic trials against country’s fastest

Sam Green, 16, was the youngest skater by 2 years, and the only B.C. competitor

Sam Green with his mother and former Olympic medalist, Eden Donatelli Green. Green has been skating since he was three-years old and now lives in Calgary to train while doing school remotely. Sumbitted photo.
Patrick Penner photo.
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Tyler Weatherup, manager of housing and outreach at Mission Community Services, says the biggest obstacle is fostering understanding from the general public. / Patrick Penner File Photo

Mission Community Services Society collected nearly double the needles it distributed in 2020

Positive sign that harm-reduction services working, says MCSS housing manager

Tyler Weatherup, manager of housing and outreach at Mission Community Services, says the biggest obstacle is fostering understanding from the general public. / Patrick Penner File Photo
44-year-old Joshua Ritch was seen running from the bank’s entrance towards Lougheed Highway by officers on Aug. 11, and was arrested after a short chase on foot. Surrey Now file photo.

Langley man charged in 2nd Mission bank robbery within a month

Joshua Ritch, 44, has a history of robbery sprees

44-year-old Joshua Ritch was seen running from the bank’s entrance towards Lougheed Highway by officers on Aug. 11, and was arrested after a short chase on foot. Surrey Now file photo.
The Matsqui Centennial Auditorium will host two all-candidates meetings in September. (File photo)

Federal all-candidates meetings scheduled for Abbotsford

Abbotsford riding meeting set for Sept. 15, MMFC riding scheduled for Sept. 16

The Matsqui Centennial Auditorium will host two all-candidates meetings in September. (File photo)
Currently, many bike enthusiasts use the Mission skate park, but council has now decided to create a pump track for the community. / File Photo
Currently, many bike enthusiasts use the Mission skate park, but council has now decided to create a pump track for the community. / File Photo
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Patrick Penner photos.

T-bone collision in Mission, emergency crews on scene

Crash occurred at approximately noon at the intersection of Hurd St. and McRae Ave.

Patrick Penner photos.
No major barriers have been found relating to technical studies or land-use, a good sign as the team moves into site design, according to planners. Screenshot from report to Mission council.

Building Mission’s waterfront ‘financially viable’ for developers, planners say

Phase 1 of creating masterplan for 296-acre area complete, moving to phase 2

No major barriers have been found relating to technical studies or land-use, a good sign as the team moves into site design, according to planners. Screenshot from report to Mission council.
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Hitomi Gilliam, world-renowned floral designer, wins City of Mission’s 1st Community Excellence Award

From a greenhouse in the Hatzic Prairie, to winning international competitions

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Geet Grewal wins Liberal Party’s nomination to become new candidate for Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon

Grewal emphasizes youth action, climate action, inlcusion, job creation, health protection

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Mission RCMP speak with a woman experiencing homelessness who found some shade in front of a local daycare. (Kevin Mills/Mission City Record)

Province to spend $12.3 million to develop 50 new modular homes in Mission

Mission Community Services Society to operate facility, $1.4 million to be provided annually

Mission RCMP speak with a woman experiencing homelessness who found some shade in front of a local daycare. (Kevin Mills/Mission City Record)
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Vancouver Whitecaps and Mission Soccer Club team up for summer camp, aiming to make annual

Organizations looking to become ‘network partners,’ says Mission Soccer Club president

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After being retired for seven years, Mission’s Brent Hayden missed advancing to the Men’s 50 Metre Freestyle Finals by just 0.04 seconds. / Photo courtesy of Swimming Canada, taken by Ian MacNicol

Avoiding the pool, to Olympic comeback: Brent Hayden on his return to swimming

Mission swimming champ speaks on his journey to rediscover love of sport

After being retired for seven years, Mission’s Brent Hayden missed advancing to the Men’s 50 Metre Freestyle Finals by just 0.04 seconds. / Photo courtesy of Swimming Canada, taken by Ian MacNicol
The design includes siding with earth-toned colours and brick veneer, semi-recessed balconies, several pedestrian and bicycle access points, parking and weather protection for store fronts, and landscaped outdoor seating for patrons and residents. Mission council photo.

4-storey, 105-unit apartment application heads for public hearing, Mission council votes

Inlcudes 97 units at market rates, 8 affordable units, 7 commercial units and a daycare

The design includes siding with earth-toned colours and brick veneer, semi-recessed balconies, several pedestrian and bicycle access points, parking and weather protection for store fronts, and landscaped outdoor seating for patrons and residents. Mission council photo.
The new pipe has already been installed under shores of both Abbotsford and Mission, but the dredging of the river to complete the 950-metre underwater portion has waited on addition funds. / City of Mission photo

Mission council approves $18.9 million contract to complete sewer crossing

Fraser River Pile and Dredge expected start work in September, finish by spring 2022

The new pipe has already been installed under shores of both Abbotsford and Mission, but the dredging of the river to complete the 950-metre underwater portion has waited on addition funds. / City of Mission photo
An early morning fire has destroyed a Mission laundromat. / Kevin Mills Photos

Owners of popular Mission laundromat need help rebuilding following devastating fire

Mama Bear’s Duds N Suds reopening, but owners need help finding good deals on building materials

An early morning fire has destroyed a Mission laundromat. / Kevin Mills Photos
A wildfire by Logan Lake, taken from Duffy Lake. (Cressen Isaac / Facebook)

City of Mission on standby to receive evacuees from Logan Lake wildfire, puts out call for help

City reaching out to residents and business who have capacity for RVs and livestock

A wildfire by Logan Lake, taken from Duffy Lake. (Cressen Isaac / Facebook)