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Photo courtesy of Tourism Mission.

New website launch for Tourism Mission ahead of spring break

Site aims to inspire potential visitors to community when COVID-19 travel restrictions ease

Photo courtesy of Tourism Mission.
Former BC Lion JR LaRose was the keynote speaker at the Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards last year at the Quality Hotel and Conference Centre. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

See Mission’s nominees for 2021 Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards

Total of 7 individuals and organziations nominated from community

Former BC Lion JR LaRose was the keynote speaker at the Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards last year at the Quality Hotel and Conference Centre. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
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Mission’s forestry profits rebound, double Q4 projections

Coming off a market crash and net loss in 2019, timber prices have been ‘red hot’

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Donald Alan Sweet was once an all star CFL kicker who played for the Montreal Alouettes and Montreal Concordes over a 13-year career. Photo courtesy of Mission RCMP.

Retired Mission teacher and star CFL kicker charged for assault, sexual crimes against former students

Donald Alan Sweet taught in school district for 10 years, investigators seeking further witnesses

Donald Alan Sweet was once an all star CFL kicker who played for the Montreal Alouettes and Montreal Concordes over a 13-year career. Photo courtesy of Mission RCMP.
Photo courtesy of the Mission RCMP.

UPDATE: William Joshua Bowles has been located

William Joshua Bowles last seen March 4 at Haven in the Hollow shelter

Photo courtesy of the Mission RCMP.
The incident occurred at approximately 10 a.m. amid heavy rains on the 29900 Block of the highway, near the Silverdale community. Shane MacKichan photo.

VIDEO: Late-night rollover crash on Lougheed Highway in Mission sends 2 to hospital

Jaws of Life used; patients sustained non-life threatening injuries

The incident occurred at approximately 10 a.m. amid heavy rains on the 29900 Block of the highway, near the Silverdale community. Shane MacKichan photo.
The public survey of the 76-acre area Parr Neighbourhood will help municipal staff make policy decisions on future development. District of Mission image.
The public survey of the 76-acre area Parr Neighbourhood will help municipal staff make policy decisions on future development. District of Mission image.

Parr locals want to keep neighbourhood green, avoid densification, survey says

Mission council presented with results of a public survey on future development of 76-acre area

The public survey of the 76-acre area Parr Neighbourhood will help municipal staff make policy decisions on future development. District of Mission image.
The public survey of the 76-acre area Parr Neighbourhood will help municipal staff make policy decisions on future development. District of Mission image.
Myron Wiebe is one of 14 Canadian cadets who will perform virtually with the Commonwealth Day Cadet Band Concert. / Submitted Photo

Mission air cadet to perform virtually with cadets from around the world for Commonwealth Day

Myron Wiebe and 14 other Canadian cadets selected based on excellence in cadet music program

Myron Wiebe is one of 14 Canadian cadets who will perform virtually with the Commonwealth Day Cadet Band Concert. / Submitted Photo
A real estate sold sign hangs in front of a Canadian property Friday, Nov. 4, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy.

Fraser Valley Real Estate Board breaks sales records 6 months in a row

‘Levels never seen before in the 100-year history of the FVREB’

A real estate sold sign hangs in front of a Canadian property Friday, Nov. 4, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy.
Mission Institution. Kevin Mills / Mission City Record.

Prisoner serving sentence for second-degree murder dies at Mission Institution

Dale Jones had been imprisoned since 1992; CSC to review circumstances of his death

Mission Institution. Kevin Mills / Mission City Record.
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Mission’s 2021 grad ceremonies to be under same COVID limitations as 2020 grad

Grads and grad-parents receive letter from superintendent breaking the disappointing news

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‘Wild West of Mission’: Surging traffic on rural roads threaten safety, locals report

Steelhead Community Association present concerns to council on Feb. 16

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Dr. Andy Edelson (front left) and Ken Selvaraja hold the cheque, with (from left to right) Jim Hinds president of Rotary Club of Mission, Judith Ray, chair of MATH and Lloyd Rash, Mission rotarian in the back.

Funds raised for CT scanner feasibility study at Mission Memorial Hospital

Mission rotarians and Lanka Jewels raise $39,000 of $70,000 needed through pendant raffle

Dr. Andy Edelson (front left) and Ken Selvaraja hold the cheque, with (from left to right) Jim Hinds president of Rotary Club of Mission, Judith Ray, chair of MATH and Lloyd Rash, Mission rotarian in the back.
The south side of the Bellevue Hotel in its current state. Council photo.

Facelift for Mission’s Bellevue Hotel around the corner

Revised facade, landscaping improvements presented to council

The south side of the Bellevue Hotel in its current state. Council photo.
A homeless man being put into the back of an RCMP cruiser after a homeless camp fire on Feb. 13. Homeless camps at Horne Creek and FreshCo were dismantled without issue by MCS staff and bylaw officers, according to the MCS report to council. Patrick Penner file photo.

Mission Community Services staff say opponents have become allies following shelter expansion

Haven in the Hollow space increased from 27 to 57 bed in November

A homeless man being put into the back of an RCMP cruiser after a homeless camp fire on Feb. 13. Homeless camps at Horne Creek and FreshCo were dismantled without issue by MCS staff and bylaw officers, according to the MCS report to council. Patrick Penner file photo.
Paris Cavanah is the first-time author of Mystery of Planet Crania, the first in the Hypernova trilogy. Facebook photo.

Mission author publishes young-adult novel, the first of a sci-fi trilogy

23-year-old Paris Cavanah has been writing the universe for her Hypernova series since high school

Paris Cavanah is the first-time author of Mystery of Planet Crania, the first in the Hypernova trilogy. Facebook photo.
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Mission school district seeks answers to bullying question

2021 Pink Shirt Day follows community outrage over a viral video showing a student being assaulted

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Mission Secondary students in an entrepreneurship and marketing course designed, marketed and sold a product to the school community in the lead up to Christmas break. /	Images submitted by Diana Purser.

Mission Secondary students market masks for business class

Grade 10 class does market analysis, creates products, advertises for school project

Mission Secondary students in an entrepreneurship and marketing course designed, marketed and sold a product to the school community in the lead up to Christmas break. /	Images submitted by Diana Purser.
A COVID-19 outbreak has occurred as Mission Memorial Hospital, according to a Feb. 18 news release from Fraser Health’s website. Kevin Mills / Mission Record.

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Mission Memorial Hospital

3 patients test positive, evidence of transmission found through 2 units

A COVID-19 outbreak has occurred as Mission Memorial Hospital, according to a Feb. 18 news release from Fraser Health’s website. Kevin Mills / Mission Record.
Drawings of the proposed apartment complex by Vivid Green Architecture.

Proposed 152-unit, 3-building apartment complex in Mission goes forward to public hearing

Councillors anticipate big public reaction from erecting 6-storey building in residential area

Drawings of the proposed apartment complex by Vivid Green Architecture.