Patrick Penner

(Rudy van der Veen/Skitter photo)
(Rudy van der Veen/Skitter photo)
View of a stockpile at the facility on Vye Road.

Inspection of Abbotsford waste facility finds toxic chemicals feeding into fish-bearing creek

GFL Environmental is under contract with the City of Abbotsford

View of a stockpile at the facility on Vye Road.
MESS conducts bi-annual cleanup on Stave Lake East, one of many areas they target for regular cleanups. /	MESS Facebook photo.

Trash and illegal dumping getting worse around Stave Lake

MESS and Four Wheel Drive Association of BC collected 4,500 pounds of trash

MESS conducts bi-annual cleanup on Stave Lake East, one of many areas they target for regular cleanups. /	MESS Facebook photo.
Police say Shaun Deacon has changed his appearance significantly since being released from prison in mid-March. (Photo courtesy of the Abbotsford Police Department)

Abbotsford Police release new photos of repeat sex offender released into public

Shaun Joshua Deacon, 56, has been described as ‘one of Canada’s most notorious child molesters’

Police say Shaun Deacon has changed his appearance significantly since being released from prison in mid-March. (Photo courtesy of the Abbotsford Police Department)
Google Maps screenshot taken at 7:33 a.m.
Google Maps screenshot taken at 7:33 a.m.
Zajac Ranch for Children is a summer camp for kids with disabilities and life-threatening illnesses. (Photo by Zajac Ranch)

Zajac Ranch for Children struggling for more camp counsellors, volunteers

Camp usually takes 500 kids a season, may have to take less unless they get more hires

Zajac Ranch for Children is a summer camp for kids with disabilities and life-threatening illnesses. (Photo by Zajac Ranch)
The Abbotsford Police Department released this list of dangerous apps for kids in 2019. (Photo courtesy of Abbotsford Police Department.)

Mission RCMP warn parents of anonymous Snapchat accounts pressuring teens for nude photos

Two reports over last several weeks; accounts have overseas IP addresses

The Abbotsford Police Department released this list of dangerous apps for kids in 2019. (Photo courtesy of Abbotsford Police Department.)
A social media post suggesting there may have been an escaped prisoner from Mission Institution received nearly 90 comments that morning. Facebook photo.

Mission RCMP arrest 2 suspects for allegedly bear macing home owner, stealing truck

Suspects flee from police, tracked by helicopter, K9 unit

A social media post suggesting there may have been an escaped prisoner from Mission Institution received nearly 90 comments that morning. Facebook photo.
DriveBC photo.

UPDATE: Westbound Highway 1 traffic cleared after multi-vehicle crash

4 cars reportedly involved in crash between Mt. Lehman and Bradner roads

DriveBC photo.
Winds will sweep in from the northeast at 20 kilometres an hour around midnight on Monday, and stay through the day. File photo

Fraser Valley forecast: Warmer temperatures but mostly rain next week

Thursday, April 26, is the nicest day at 15 C and a mix of sun and cloud

Winds will sweep in from the northeast at 20 kilometres an hour around midnight on Monday, and stay through the day. File photo
Abbotsford Police (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Man hospitalized with life-threatening injuries following Saturday night crash in Abbotsford

Marshall Rd remains closed between McCallum Rd and Horizon St

Abbotsford Police (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun and other Community Heroes dropped the puck at the Rogers Arena, Saturday April 9. Photo Vancouver Canucks.

Abbotsford mayor honoured as ‘Community Hero’ by Vancouver Canucks, drops game puck

Mayor Henry Braun and other honourees celebrated at April 9 game versus San Jose Sharks

Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun and other Community Heroes dropped the puck at the Rogers Arena, Saturday April 9. Photo Vancouver Canucks.
The incident was “not random,” and investigators suspect another party is involved who is known to the victim, police say. File photo.

Abbotsford Police investigating after woman suffers serious injuries in ‘domestic type’ incident

Woman airlifted to hospital, Clearbrook Road closed in both directions between King and Marshall

The incident was “not random,” and investigators suspect another party is involved who is known to the victim, police say. File photo.
(File photo)

Fraser Valley forecast: Sunshine and showers next week, chance of thunderstorm tonight

Monday expected to be mainly sunny, with a high of 13 C

(File photo)
Mission Punj-Aab Culture Club presents cheque for $21,000 to MATH. During the cheque presentation, it was announced that Sukh Grewal donated $550,000.

PHOTOS: Vaisakhi Mela celebration nearly completes Mission’s CT scanner fundraising

Unexpected $550,000 donation made by developer Sukh Grewal

Mission Punj-Aab Culture Club presents cheque for $21,000 to MATH. During the cheque presentation, it was announced that Sukh Grewal donated $550,000.
Staff at the Mission Maternity Clinic post a sign to the window announcing the closure. Patrick Penner / Mission Record

Mission Maternity Clinic closure a symptom of B.C.’s physician deficit

Unable to recruit new doctors, clinic no longer accepting patients as of April 1

Staff at the Mission Maternity Clinic post a sign to the window announcing the closure. Patrick Penner / Mission Record
It took an average 12 days to sell a single-family detached home with the FVREB in March, 14 days for a townhome, and 11 days for an apartment. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward
It took an average 12 days to sell a single-family detached home with the FVREB in March, 14 days for a townhome, and 11 days for an apartment. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward
Mission’s Brent Hayden, shown here displaying his bronze medal, came just short of winning another medal in his comeback in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. (Brent Hayden Facebook)

Mission Olympian Brent Hayden hangs up the trunks, announces 2nd retirement

Bronze-medal swimmer came close to another medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games

Mission’s Brent Hayden, shown here displaying his bronze medal, came just short of winning another medal in his comeback in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. (Brent Hayden Facebook)
Abbotsford Police warn the public to practice awareness when walking alone, avoid using their phone or headphones and to report suspicious people or activity to them. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Police investigate early-morning sexual assault on Sunday

Assault in business park on South Fraser Way appears to be ‘random incident,’ police say

Abbotsford Police warn the public to practice awareness when walking alone, avoid using their phone or headphones and to report suspicious people or activity to them. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
A curtain of rain hanging in front of Vancouver Island, seen from the base of the White Rock Pier in 2020. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Fraser Valley forecast: Some mid-week sunshine between bouts of rain

Wednesday’s forecast is warm and sunny with clear skies

A curtain of rain hanging in front of Vancouver Island, seen from the base of the White Rock Pier in 2020. (Aaron Hinks photo)
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