Mission

As of Oct. 4, Mission currently has the lowest number of fully vaccinated residents in the entire Lower Mainland, at 71 per cent, according to the BCCDC. Kevin Mills photo.

COVID outbreak declared at Mission Memorial Hospital

6 patients infected in one medicine unit

 

Active inventory by the end of September, 2021, is almost half of September last year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

High sales, supply shortage continues for September, Fraser Valley Real Estate Board reports

2nd highest sales numbers ever for month, but inventory almost halved from last year

 

Stó:lō leaders unveiled the St. Mary’s House Post (left) and Coqualeetza House Post on Sept. 30, Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Images courtesy of Stó:lō First Nation.

Stó:lō Nation unveils memorial house posts at Mission and Chilliwack residential school sites

11-foot posts a work of ‘blood, sweat and tears’ said Yakweakwioose First Nation Chief Terry Horne

 

Image courtesy of Brianna Strathdee.

Mission singer set to release debut single ‘Love Is Our Hero’

Shauna Singer has been singing since the age of 9 and is now stepping out of her comfort zone

Image courtesy of Brianna Strathdee.
Patrick Penner photo.

PHOTOS: Thousands gather in Mission’s Heritage Park to hear Phyllis Webstad speak

Crowds listen in rain on Canada’s 1st National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Patrick Penner photo.
From left to right: MLA Bob D’Eith, Mayor Paul Horn, Kenny Braich, Minister of Municipal Affairs Josie Osborne, Bobby Braich and MLA Pam Alexis meet at the Braich property on Sept. 19, a day before work to complete the sewer crossing began.

Work on Mission’s sewer crossing resumes after two years of delays

A short history on the project’s many obstacles

From left to right: MLA Bob D’Eith, Mayor Paul Horn, Kenny Braich, Minister of Municipal Affairs Josie Osborne, Bobby Braich and MLA Pam Alexis meet at the Braich property on Sept. 19, a day before work to complete the sewer crossing began.
The Fraser Valley Thunderbirds are looking for a new permanent home base after the Abbotsford Canucks have taken over many of the facilities at the Abbotsford Centre. (File photo)

Fraser Valley Thunderbirds adjusting to new Abbotsford Centre set-up

BCEHL team will still play home games at Abbotsford Centre, Canucks hope to continue partnership

The Fraser Valley Thunderbirds are looking for a new permanent home base after the Abbotsford Canucks have taken over many of the facilities at the Abbotsford Centre. (File photo)
More than 41,000 voters in the Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon riding cast their ballots in the 2021 federal election. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Voter turnout within Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon riding slightly lower in 2021

58 per cent of more than 70,000 possible electors voted on Sept. 20

More than 41,000 voters in the Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon riding cast their ballots in the 2021 federal election. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Abbotsford-Mission MLA Pam Alexis is suffering from a “health issue,” according to a statement released by the NDP Caucus. / File Photo

Abbotsford-Mission MLA Pam Alexis suffers ‘health issue’

BC NDP Caucus releases statement regarding health of party member

Abbotsford-Mission MLA Pam Alexis is suffering from a “health issue,” according to a statement released by the NDP Caucus. / File Photo
Facebook graph showing how much federal election candidates in the eastern Fraser Valley spent on Facebook advertising, directly through Facebook.

Some Fraser Valley election candidates spent thousands on Facebook advertising

Tech giant makes candidate spending available to the public through search option

Facebook graph showing how much federal election candidates in the eastern Fraser Valley spent on Facebook advertising, directly through Facebook.
At least three RCMP vehicles and police tape still cordoned off a section of the road at 12 p.m. today, Sept. 21. Jamie Hayes photo.

UPDATE: Vehicle seized by Mission RCMP following hit-and-run collision that sent woman to hospital

Grey Dodge pickup truck strikes pedestrian at designated cross walk

At least three RCMP vehicles and police tape still cordoned off a section of the road at 12 p.m. today, Sept. 21. Jamie Hayes photo.
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Vis wins in Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon

Ready to return to Ottawa and get back to work

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Two Mission RCMP members patrol the back entrance of Hatzic Middle School after a threatening phone call was received. / Kevin Mills Photo

Bomb, shooting threats force evacuations, lockdowns at 3 Lower Mainland schools on Sept. 14

Connection between phone and email threats ‘undetermined,’ police say

Two Mission RCMP members patrol the back entrance of Hatzic Middle School after a threatening phone call was received. / Kevin Mills Photo
Two Mission RCMP members patrol the back entrance of Hatzic Middle School after a threatening phone call was received. / Kevin Mills Photo

Update: Mission middle school cleared after shooting threat put building on lockdown

Hatzic Middle School students have been sent home under watchful eye of Mission RCMP

Two Mission RCMP members patrol the back entrance of Hatzic Middle School after a threatening phone call was received. / Kevin Mills Photo
Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon Liberal candidate Geet Grewal awaits her turn at the podium during a rally in Abbotsford on Sept. 4 / Submitted Photo

Liberals hold a ‘Geet-Together’ in Abbotsford

Geet Grewal is running in the Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon riding

Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon Liberal candidate Geet Grewal awaits her turn at the podium during a rally in Abbotsford on Sept. 4 / Submitted Photo
T-Lane is a company based in Mission which moves goods around North America and internationally through five terminals across Canada. Google Maps screenshot.

Disabled woman wins discrimination lawsuit against Mission trucking company

Karen Hugie was fired the day she returned from medical leave for heart surgery

T-Lane is a company based in Mission which moves goods around North America and internationally through five terminals across Canada. Google Maps screenshot.
Sam Green with his mother and former Olympic medalist, Eden Donatelli Green. Green has been skating since he was three-years old and now lives in Calgary to train while doing school remotely. Sumbitted photo.

Mission teen speed skater finishes 11th overall in Olympic trials against country’s fastest

Sam Green, 16, was the youngest skater by 2 years, and the only B.C. competitor

Sam Green with his mother and former Olympic medalist, Eden Donatelli Green. Green has been skating since he was three-years old and now lives in Calgary to train while doing school remotely. Sumbitted photo.
44-year-old Joshua Ritch was seen running from the bank’s entrance towards Lougheed Highway by officers on Aug. 11, and was arrested after a short chase on foot. Surrey Now file photo.

Langley man charged in 2nd Mission bank robbery within a month

Joshua Ritch, 44, has a history of robbery sprees

44-year-old Joshua Ritch was seen running from the bank’s entrance towards Lougheed Highway by officers on Aug. 11, and was arrested after a short chase on foot. Surrey Now file photo.
The Matsqui Centennial Auditorium will host two all-candidates meetings in September. (File photo)

Federal all-candidates meetings scheduled for Abbotsford

Abbotsford riding meeting set for Sept. 15, MMFC riding scheduled for Sept. 16

The Matsqui Centennial Auditorium will host two all-candidates meetings in September. (File photo)