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Coun. Ken Herar shows off the Pride Progress Flag at council on June 6. His motion was defeated 6-1. Screenshot from Mission council.

Mission council turns down motion for Pride flag to fly at city hall

Councillors concerned over policy being ‘manipulated’ into flying problematic symbols

Coun. Ken Herar shows off the Pride Progress Flag at council on June 6. His motion was defeated 6-1. Screenshot from Mission council.
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VIDEO: Mission’s 26th annual Fraser Valley Children’s Festival at Heritage Park

Approximately 5,000 in attendance after 2-year lull

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Mayor Paul Horn, Mission MLA Pam Alexis, Mission councillors, Habitat for Humanity’s VP of construction Stephani Baker, and all families cut the ribbon at the key dedication ceremony on June 9. Patrick Penner / Mission Record

PHOTOS: Habitat for Humanity hands over keys to 12 new Mission homes

Ribbon cutting, dedication ceremony, speeches celebrate completion of 19 volunteer-built homes

Mayor Paul Horn, Mission MLA Pam Alexis, Mission councillors, Habitat for Humanity’s VP of construction Stephani Baker, and all families cut the ribbon at the key dedication ceremony on June 9. Patrick Penner / Mission Record
A photo of the sixth annual Fraser Valley Pride celebration at Jubilee Park. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Fraser Valley Pride event comes to Mission after dispute with City of Abbotsford

Event leaves Abbotsford after 9 years; organizers cite ‘last-minute’ venue change

A photo of the sixth annual Fraser Valley Pride celebration at Jubilee Park. (Abbotsford News file photo)
The Matsqui Institution, a medium-security federal men's prison, is seen in Abbotsford, B.C., on Thursday, October 26, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The Matsqui Institution, a medium-security federal men's prison, is seen in Abbotsford, B.C., on Thursday, October 26, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The incident took place at around 12:30 p.m. on June 4, during the Crazy Indians Brotherhood’s second annual March for Recognition. Robert Jago photo.

Driver of alleged hit and run at Mission’s March for Recognition turns himself in

Mission RCMP seize truck, say 77-year old man ‘cooperating with the investigation’

The incident took place at around 12:30 p.m. on June 4, during the Crazy Indians Brotherhood’s second annual March for Recognition. Robert Jago photo.
The March For Recognition leaves Fraser River Heritage Park. As the march proceeded along Lougheed Highway, four participants were struck by a vehicle. Mission RCMP are investigating / Kevin Mills Photo

‘Upsetting and unacceptable’: City of Mission condemns hit and run on residential school marchers

4 people struck, 2 sent to hospital while participating in annual march on June 4

The March For Recognition leaves Fraser River Heritage Park. As the march proceeded along Lougheed Highway, four participants were struck by a vehicle. Mission RCMP are investigating / Kevin Mills Photo
The Canadian National Youth Darts Championship was held from May 19 to 23 in Toronto. Submitted photo.

Mission teenager crowned Canada’s top young darts player

Samantha Ponak, 17, wins singles in Canadian National Youth Darts Championship in Toronto

The Canadian National Youth Darts Championship was held from May 19 to 23 in Toronto. Submitted photo.
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TRAFFIC: Westbound crash on Highway 1 in Abbotsford slowing commuters

Crash occurred in front of Castle Fun Park, right lane blocked

Google Maps screenshot taken at 11 a.m.
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Year of fires and floods puts Mission’s new high school on ice

Province freezes new school project, citing capital costs of rebuilding after disasters of 2021

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The number of active listings have more than tripled since December, according to the FVREB. (File photo)

Fraser Valley property sales drop over 50% in last 2 months: FVREB

Sales-to-active-listings ratio at 22%, peaked at 92% during pandemic

The number of active listings have more than tripled since December, according to the FVREB. (File photo)
Kanaka Bar Indian Band sign, no date

Kanaka Bar Indian Band’s housing society to receive $471,000 in federal funds for community hub

Multi-purpose building would provide a temporary service hub for the area devastated by wildfire

Kanaka Bar Indian Band sign, no date
There is “near zero” visibility at less than 500 metres, according to Environment Canada. (Pixabay)
There is “near zero” visibility at less than 500 metres, according to Environment Canada. (Pixabay)
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‘Unregistered massage therapist’ in Chilliwack charged with sex offences

Johan Wolff, 50, appeared in court on May 24 facing 4 counts of sexual assault

(Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
Numerous convicted or credibly accused pedophiles are former students of the Seminary of Christ the King, according to the plaintiffs. Google Street View image.

3rd former seminary student alleges sexual abuse at Mission priest school in 1970s

Andrew Ehman claims senior monk ‘discreetly’ observed abuse occur in boys’ shower, did not intervene

Numerous convicted or credibly accused pedophiles are former students of the Seminary of Christ the King, according to the plaintiffs. Google Street View image.
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Mission hospital technologists being forced to relocate due to staffing shortage

Chilliwack General Hospital has been unable to recruit technologists, putting the strain on Mission

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Port Coquitlam, Chilliwack, North Vancouver, and Penticton have chosen to continue with the practice after their trial runs. (Black Press file photo).

Mission council moves forward pilot project giving drinks in public parks a shot

Council vote passes 5-2 to create bylaw for 1-year pilot project

Port Coquitlam, Chilliwack, North Vancouver, and Penticton have chosen to continue with the practice after their trial runs. (Black Press file photo).
A cannabis joint (Pixabay photo)

Pot shops get green light: District of Hope passes new bylaw allowing retail sale of cannabis

No ones speaks at public hearing on April 25; council adopts new regulations on May 9

A cannabis joint (Pixabay photo)
Google Maps screenshot taken at 2:41 p.m.

TRAFFIC: Westbound Highway 1 crash between Abbotsford and Chilliwack

Crash near Whatcom Road leaves both lanes partially blocked

Google Maps screenshot taken at 2:41 p.m.
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