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Brent Hayden of Canada preparing for his 50m freestyle semifinal at the Olympic Games in London on Thursday August 2, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Mission’s Brent Hayden qualifies for semi-finals for Men’s 50 Metre Freestyle in Tokyo

Hayden finishes 8th overall in qualifying round, top 16 face off tonight

Brent Hayden of Canada preparing for his 50m freestyle semifinal at the Olympic Games in London on Thursday August 2, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Coun. Carol Hamilton speaking about understaffing at the July 19 council meeting.

Mission’s understaffed public works department struggling with 5-month backlog of work

Public inquiries in traffic and transporation no long ‘first come, first serve’

Coun. Carol Hamilton speaking about understaffing at the July 19 council meeting.
The suspect, seen here in CTTV footage, is described as white, in his late 20s, no visible facial hair, tall and slim, and wearing a pink collared shirt, and a black baseball cap. Photo courtesy of Mission RCMP.

Bank robber makes off with undisclosed amount of cash from Mission bank

Mission RCMP seeking public’s help to identify suspect

The suspect, seen here in CTTV footage, is described as white, in his late 20s, no visible facial hair, tall and slim, and wearing a pink collared shirt, and a black baseball cap. Photo courtesy of Mission RCMP.
The trails and forested areas around Fraser River Heritage Park have been closed. Lorraine Irvine-Roberts photo.

Forested areas of Fraser River Heritage Park, Westminster Abbey closed due to wildfire risk

Park joins Mission’s tree farm on list of local closures amid provincial state of emergency

The trails and forested areas around Fraser River Heritage Park have been closed. Lorraine Irvine-Roberts photo.
Smoke can be seen here rising form the brush before firefighters started to douse the flames. Johnston Zuma photo.

PHOTOS: Mission firefighters quickly extinguish brush fire

Fire occurred this morning on Lougheed Highway in front of FreshCo parking lot

Smoke can be seen here rising form the brush before firefighters started to douse the flames. Johnston Zuma photo.
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Mission’s Olympic veterans Brent Hayden, Kim Gaucher aim to make history in Tokyo

Hayden returns for 4th Olympics in swimming, Gaucher for 3rd in basketball

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Fire Chief Mark Goddard ordered Tree Farm 26 to close yesterday, July 27, and restrict access except for campers in registered sites. District of Mission photo.

Mission’s fire chief closes Tree Farm 26 due to ‘extreme fire hazard risk’

New fires easily started and likely to spread, fire chief says; farm closed until further notice

Fire Chief Mark Goddard ordered Tree Farm 26 to close yesterday, July 27, and restrict access except for campers in registered sites. District of Mission photo.
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Early morning fire rips through Mission home

All residents evacuated safely from blaze on Hurd Street and Holiday Avenue

Facebook photo.
The Boswyk Centre, photo courtesy of City of Mission.

Mission received nearly $1.7 million from federal government’s Gas Tax Fund in 2020

Infrastructure funds spend on everything from sidewalks to seniors centre

The Boswyk Centre, photo courtesy of City of Mission.
Fire sweeps through the town of Lytton on June 30, 2021. (Photo credit: Jack Zimmerman)

Emergency response plans being created for Mission neighbourhoods following Lytton fire

Fire Chief Mark Goddard says Steelhead, Stave Falls, and Silverdale most at risk

Fire sweeps through the town of Lytton on June 30, 2021. (Photo credit: Jack Zimmerman)
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2 Medevacs called in for Dewdney house fire victims

Firefighter said 2 fire victims were inside house over emergency scanners

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City of Mission map.

Mission’s Keystone Bridge to be replaced, Keystone Avenue closed to all traffic starting Aug. 6

Bridge reaches end of service life, route will re-open in October 2021

City of Mission map.
Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Murray Rankin signing the agreement. Patrick Penner photo.

Historic agreement signed in Mission transfers 60 hectares of Crown land back to First Nations

Land transfer finalized between city, province, Leq’á:mel, Matsqui and Sumas First Nations

Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Murray Rankin signing the agreement. Patrick Penner photo.
Mission Mayor Paul Horn speaks during a recent council meeting. / Video image

Mission council looking to restart regular town halls, create ‘Community Conversations’

Mayor Paul Horn aiming to creating more engagement between public, city hall

Mission Mayor Paul Horn speaks during a recent council meeting. / Video image
A paraglider was rescued from a tree on Mount St. Benedict on Sunday, July 18. (Mission Search and Rescue Society/Facebook)

Ridge Meadows SAR helps rescue paraglider stuck in tree on Fraser Valley mountain

Members from four Search and Rescue teams helped in the rescue – including Mission and Chilliwack

A paraglider was rescued from a tree on Mount St. Benedict on Sunday, July 18. (Mission Search and Rescue Society/Facebook)
Ring Finder’s Chris Turner, neck deep in Rolley Lake with his underwater metal detector, searching for a lost gold wedding band last week. Screenshot from Ring Finders YouTube video.

VIDEO: Pro ring finder recovers 2 lost wedding rings from Mission lakes, re-unites with happy owners

Chris Turner recovers diamond ring at Hayward Lake, then finds gold band 4 miles away at Rolley Lake

Ring Finder’s Chris Turner, neck deep in Rolley Lake with his underwater metal detector, searching for a lost gold wedding band last week. Screenshot from Ring Finders YouTube video.
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PHOTOS: Mission manager asks internet to bring in dogs for pup-loving employee, many pets follow

Dogs of all sizes, cat on a leash, even a horse visit The Source seeking pets from employee

All photos from Facebook.
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Mission karate club’s space chopped by new youth centre

Owner Peter Motut says Mission needs more programming space

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One of the design options, illustrated here, is a hybrid multi-use pathway with two-way protected bicycle lanes. City of Mission photo.

Mission’s 2nd round of public engagement for 7th Ave Greenway project has kicked off

Results from 1st round of engagement shared at council on July 5

One of the design options, illustrated here, is a hybrid multi-use pathway with two-way protected bicycle lanes. City of Mission photo.
Black Press file photo.

Local MLAs praise regulatory changes allowing secondary homes in ALR

NDP make regulatory reversal to allow flexibility to housing options in ALR land

Black Press file photo.