Mission

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

 

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

 

A “cyclist on bridge” signal standing over the Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge is an example of recent active transportation investments in the eastern Fraser Valley. (Adam Louis/Observer)

District of Kent, Mission receive active transportation funding

A total of $99,000 will be invested in the communities’ projects, Minister says

 

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
Renee Merrifield, MLA for the Kelowna-Mission riding and gender equity critic for the BC Liberal Party, is under fire for transphobic Twitter activity. (Black Press Media file photo)

Kelli Paddon calls out Liberal’s gender equity critic over anti-trans social media activity

Renee Merrifield liked a post about transgender bathroom bans, retweeted a post from Jordan Peterson

Renee Merrifield, MLA for the Kelowna-Mission riding and gender equity critic for the BC Liberal Party, is under fire for transphobic Twitter activity. (Black Press Media file 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
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
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
Traffic slowed significantly along Highway 7 west of Deroche following a two-vehicle crash on Monday afternoon. (Screenshot/Google Maps)

2-vehicle crash near Deroche sends 3 to hospital on Monday

Three people were transported to hospital for non-life threatening injuries following a…

Traffic slowed significantly along Highway 7 west of Deroche following a two-vehicle crash on Monday afternoon. (Screenshot/Google Maps)
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
The Silver Gloves event occurs at Abbotsford's Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre from Friday (Nov. 4) to Sunday (Nov. 6).

Silver Gloves boxing event returning to Abbotsford’s Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre

Boxing BC sanctioned tournament runs from Friday (Nov. 4) to Sunday (Nov. 6)

The Silver Gloves event occurs at Abbotsford's Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre from Friday (Nov. 4) to Sunday (Nov. 6).
There is a winning Lotto Max ticket in the Mission-Kent area worth $1 million. The winning numbers were called on Tuesday (Oct. 18). (File Photo)
There is a winning Lotto Max ticket in the Mission-Kent area worth $1 million. The winning numbers were called on Tuesday (Oct. 18). (File Photo)
Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon MP Brad VIs has been appointed Shadow Minister for Small Business Recovery and Growth. (File

Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon MP appointed to Shadow Cabinet for third time

Conservative head Poilievre appoints Vis Shadow Minister for Small Business Recovery and Growth

Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon MP Brad VIs has been appointed Shadow Minister for Small Business Recovery and Growth. (File
The IIO B.C. is seeking witnesses after a crash in Mission involving a Ridge Meadows RCMP member left a man with serious injuries. (The News files)

Ridge Meadows RCMP member under IIO investigation after Mission crash

The officer was off-duty at the time of the collision

The IIO B.C. is seeking witnesses after a crash in Mission involving a Ridge Meadows RCMP member left a man with serious injuries. (The News files)
A dangerous offender who has been behind bars for four decades will return to court in January to try and gain his release.

Convicted rapist seeks release after 40 years behind bars

Mission Institution inmate Orville Gustavson brings his case to Chilliwack B.C. Supreme Court

A dangerous offender who has been behind bars for four decades will return to court in January to try and gain his release.
Bennett Warren, 4, and his brother Wyatt, 3, leave a box of free pet treats at at Horsemen’s Park in honour of their uncle Trent Edward Gibney for Suicide Prevention Month. (Special to The News)

B.C. family using kindness to de-stigmatize mental health in honour of loved one

Boxes of free pet treats left at parks to spark conversation about suicide and mental health

Bennett Warren, 4, and his brother Wyatt, 3, leave a box of free pet treats at at Horsemen’s Park in honour of their uncle Trent Edward Gibney for Suicide Prevention Month. (Special to The News)
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Coastal Wildfire battles blaze in forest northeast of Maple Ridge

Fire crews on ground and in air fighting flames near Stave Lake believe started by abandon campfire

(Black Press Media Creative)
In this Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012 file photo, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II looks up and waves to members of staff of The Foreign and Commonwealth Office as she ends an official visit which is part of her Jubilee celebrations in London. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a symbol of stability across much of a turbulent century, has died on Thursday, Sept, 8, 2022. She was 96. (AP Photo / Alastair Grant Pool)
In this Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012 file photo, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II looks up and waves to members of staff of The Foreign and Commonwealth Office as she ends an official visit which is part of her Jubilee celebrations in London. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a symbol of stability across much of a turbulent century, has died on Thursday, Sept, 8, 2022. She was 96. (AP Photo / Alastair Grant Pool)
A WildSafe Ranger display at a B.C. school. (WildSafeBC photo)
A WildSafe Ranger display at a B.C. school. (WildSafeBC photo)
Allison McCormick moments before winning gold in the Division 1 girls 50-meter butterfly. Copper Wire Images

Mission Marlins ‘dominate’ provincial championships, becoming first-ever Fraser Valley club to win

Small club outperforms bigs clubs to win most points overall, and most per swimmers per swimmer

Allison McCormick moments before winning gold in the Division 1 girls 50-meter butterfly. Copper Wire Images