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Snow fell on the Lower Mainland overnight on Tuesday (Jan. 31) with flurries expected to continue this morning. Pictured: Alexander Avenue in Chilliwack. /Jennifer Feinberg Photo

Flurries fall on Lower Mainland overnight with snow expected to continue

Delays expected on major routes as flurries could change to rain this afternoon

Snow fell on the Lower Mainland overnight on Tuesday (Jan. 31) with flurries expected to continue this morning. Pictured: Alexander Avenue in Chilliwack. /Jennifer Feinberg Photo
The Lower Mainland can expect arctic air and gusty winds to blanket the region in the coming week, with cold temperatures and wind chills forecast until late early February. /File Photo

Cold weather and strong winds to hit Lower Mainland

Temperatures are expected to fall five to 10 degrees below normal before rising late next week

The Lower Mainland can expect arctic air and gusty winds to blanket the region in the coming week, with cold temperatures and wind chills forecast until late early February. /File Photo
A dog was found abandoned on the side of the road in Mission protecting two kittens last week. Superman and Lois actor Alex Garfin shared a GoFundMe for the dog, organized by the show’s costume designer. /Web Photo

Superman’s son shares fundraiser for dog abandoned in Mission

Superman and Lois actor Alex Garfin shared a fundraiser on Instagram for dog in need of medical help

A dog was found abandoned on the side of the road in Mission protecting two kittens last week. Superman and Lois actor Alex Garfin shared a GoFundMe for the dog, organized by the show’s costume designer. /Web Photo
The BC SPCA seized 63 dogs from Dogway Dog Rescue in Mission last Wednesday (Jan. 4) but Dogway director Cherry LaTour refutes the SPCA’s allegations. /Submitted Photo

Mission rescue refutes SPCA allegations after 63 dogs were seized

Dogway director Cherry LaTour says dogs taken due to unsanitary living conditions weren’t neglected

The BC SPCA seized 63 dogs from Dogway Dog Rescue in Mission last Wednesday (Jan. 4) but Dogway director Cherry LaTour refutes the SPCA’s allegations. /Submitted Photo
The BC SPCA seized 63 dogs from a Mission individual claiming to run a rescue organization on Wednesday. The dogs are now in the care of various SPCA locations. /Submitted Photo

BC SPCA takes 63 dogs from Mission person claiming to run rescue organization

Animal protection officers removed the small & medium-sized dogs from a Mission property on Wednesday

The BC SPCA seized 63 dogs from a Mission individual claiming to run a rescue organization on Wednesday. The dogs are now in the care of various SPCA locations. /Submitted Photo
Mission’s Mo Likness (pictured) and Kristen McBride have gone from high school teammates to university teammates with the University of Fraser Valley Cascades. /Jordie Arthur Photo

Mission’s Likness and McBride building UFV women’s volleyball into Canada West threat

The Cascades volleyball players will look to build upon a solid start to the season in the new year

Mission’s Mo Likness (pictured) and Kristen McBride have gone from high school teammates to university teammates with the University of Fraser Valley Cascades. /Jordie Arthur Photo
Abbotsford-Mission MLA Pam Alexis was appointed BC’s new minister of agriculture and food after Premier David Eby’s cabinet shuffle on Dec. 7, 2022. The minister’s new mandate has a focus on disaster preparedness, food security, Agritech innovation and strengthening Indigenous participation in the agriculture sector. /Submitted Photo

Abbotsford-Mission MLA Pam Alexis takes on new mandate as agriculture minister

BC’s new agriculture and food minister is tasked with bolstering food security and farming stability

Abbotsford-Mission MLA Pam Alexis was appointed BC’s new minister of agriculture and food after Premier David Eby’s cabinet shuffle on Dec. 7, 2022. The minister’s new mandate has a focus on disaster preparedness, food security, Agritech innovation and strengthening Indigenous participation in the agriculture sector. /Submitted Photo
Compact snow and slippery roads are expected to lead to more poor road conditions on Wednesday (Dec. 21, 2022) in the Fraser Valley. (Pictured: Highway 7 at Hayward Street in Mission) /Drive BC Photo

Slippery roads expected throughout Fraser Valley; UFV campus open

Poor driving conditions are expected to continue on Wednesday with a cold weather warning in effect

Compact snow and slippery roads are expected to lead to more poor road conditions on Wednesday (Dec. 21, 2022) in the Fraser Valley. (Pictured: Highway 7 at Hayward Street in Mission) /Drive BC Photo
Highway 5 between Hope and Merritt is closed in both directions on Sunday (Dec. 18) afternoon after vehicle incidents both northbound and southbound. /File Photo

UPDATE: Highway 5 between Hope and Merritt open after incidents in both directions

Drive BC reported vehicle incidents both northbound and southbound on Highway 5 Sunday

Highway 5 between Hope and Merritt is closed in both directions on Sunday (Dec. 18) afternoon after vehicle incidents both northbound and southbound. /File Photo
According to special weather statements issued by Environment Canada, the Fraser Valley could see 10-15 cm of snow on Sunday and wind chills as low as minus 10-25 degrees until Thursday. (Dec. 18, 2022) /Dillon White Photo

Snowfall and low temperatures expected to continue Sunday throughout Fraser Valley

The Fraser Valley could see 10-15 cm of snow and wind chills as low as minus 25 degrees

According to special weather statements issued by Environment Canada, the Fraser Valley could see 10-15 cm of snow on Sunday and wind chills as low as minus 10-25 degrees until Thursday. (Dec. 18, 2022) /Dillon White Photo
Mission’s Dhivaan Bhogal is an interior force for the University of Fraser Valley Cascades this season as the squad enters winter break. /Jordie Arthur Photo

Mission’s Dhivaan Bhogal developing and producing for UFV in sophomore season

The Cascades big man is averaging a double-double in his second season in the Canada West conference

Mission’s Dhivaan Bhogal is an interior force for the University of Fraser Valley Cascades this season as the squad enters winter break. /Jordie Arthur Photo
Marc Ellis has been identified as the victim of a hit and run incident in Abbotsford over the weekend. (Facebook photo)

Animal lover Marc Ellis identified as victim of Abbotsford hit and run

Man dies after being struck by a red Dodge Ram truck on Lefeuvre Road, APD searching for driver

Marc Ellis has been identified as the victim of a hit and run incident in Abbotsford over the weekend. (Facebook photo)
SAINTS farm in Mission is a sanctuary for animals deemed unadoptable due to age, size, disabilities, and medical issues. /Dillon White photo

Unwanted animals find home in Mission with SAINTS

The nonprofit provides shelter and medical attention to 127 animals of different backgrounds

SAINTS farm in Mission is a sanctuary for animals deemed unadoptable due to age, size, disabilities, and medical issues. /Dillon White photo
Delays are expected after a vehicle incident westbound on Cole Rd in Abbotsford on Tuesday morning (Dec. 6). /Drive BC

TRAFFIC: Delays expected after vehicle incident on Cole Road in Abbotsford

An assessment is in progress as slippery conditions are expected throughout the morning

Delays are expected after a vehicle incident westbound on Cole Rd in Abbotsford on Tuesday morning (Dec. 6). /Drive BC
The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB) processed 839 sales in November in the communities of Abbotsford, Langley, Mission, North Delta, Surrey, and White Rock. /File photo
The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB) processed 839 sales in November in the communities of Abbotsford, Langley, Mission, North Delta, Surrey, and White Rock.(File photo)

Fraser Valley housing market sees decrease in November sales: real estate board

The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB) says sales decreased by 7 per cent from October

The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB) processed 839 sales in November in the communities of Abbotsford, Langley, Mission, North Delta, Surrey, and White Rock. /File photo
The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB) processed 839 sales in November in the communities of Abbotsford, Langley, Mission, North Delta, Surrey, and White Rock.(File photo)
SARA for women is urgently looking for donations of household items and Christmas gifts for women and children staying in their facilities through the holidays. /Web Image

SARA for Women in immediate need of donations for holiday season

The nonprofit based in Mission and Abbotsford is facing a high demand for beds and services

SARA for women is urgently looking for donations of household items and Christmas gifts for women and children staying in their facilities through the holidays. /Web Image
Students in Mission middle schools and secondary schools are disrputing classrooms because of vaping. (Black Press Media file photo)

B.C. school district troubled by vaping students

Mission superintendent Angus Wilson says students leaving classes to vape is impacting their capacity to learn and focus

Students in Mission middle schools and secondary schools are disrputing classrooms because of vaping. (Black Press Media file photo)
Heavy snow is expected to start in the Fraser Valley on Tuesday afternoon and carry on into Wednesday with 10-25 cm expected. (THE NEWS-files)

Upwards of 10 cm of snowfall expected for Fraser Valley from Tuesday into Wednesday

According to Environment Canada, Abbotsford can expect 10 to 15 cm of snow while other parts of the Fraser Valley can expect 20 to 25 cm

Heavy snow is expected to start in the Fraser Valley on Tuesday afternoon and carry on into Wednesday with 10-25 cm expected. (THE NEWS-files)
Snow and freezing rain is expected to create poor travel conditions for the Fraser Valley on Tuesday and Wednesday. (Photo: Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)

Significant snowfall expected in the Fraser Valley on Tuesday and Wednesday

Environment Canada issued a special weather statement for Abbotsford, Hope, Chilliwack and Mission

Snow and freezing rain is expected to create poor travel conditions for the Fraser Valley on Tuesday and Wednesday. (Photo: Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)
(From left) Jaswant Singh Dhillon, Dave Martens, Davinder Singh Deol and Satpal Singh Sangha. (Dillon White/Black Press Media)

One year after floods submerged Sumas Prairie, farmers still struggle to get back on their feet

‘When we talk about the flood, we feel like crying,’ says Jaswant Dhillon

(From left) Jaswant Singh Dhillon, Dave Martens, Davinder Singh Deol and Satpal Singh Sangha. (Dillon White/Black Press Media)
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