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2 Medevacs called in for Dewdney house fire victims

Firefighter said 2 fire victims were inside house over emergency scanners

 

Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Murray Rankin signing the agreement. Patrick Penner photo.

Historic agreement signed in Mission transfers 60 hectares of Crown land back to First Nations

Land transfer finalized between city, province, Leq’á:mel, Matsqui and Sumas First Nations

 

A man was long-lined out of Golden Ears Provincial Park on Saturday, July 3. (Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue/Facebook)

Ridge Meadows SAR helps rescue paraglider stuck in tree on Fraser Valley mountain

Members from four Search and Rescue teams helped in the rescue – including Mission and Chilliwack

 

Ring Finder’s Chris Turner, neck deep in Rolley Lake with his underwater metal detector, searching for a lost gold wedding band last week. Screenshot from Ring Finders YouTube video.

VIDEO: Pro ring finder recovers 2 lost wedding rings from Mission lakes, re-unites with happy owners

Chris Turner recovers diamond ring at Hayward Lake, then finds gold band 4 miles away at Rolley Lake

Ring Finder’s Chris Turner, neck deep in Rolley Lake with his underwater metal detector, searching for a lost gold wedding band last week. Screenshot from Ring Finders YouTube video.
All photos from Facebook.

PHOTOS: Mission manager asks internet to bring in dogs for pup-loving employee, many pets follow

Dogs of all sizes, cat on a leash, even a horse visit The Source seeking pets from employee

All photos from Facebook.
Bob Woolsey and Dawn Parker in 2015. (Bob Friesen file photo)

Former Deroche marijuana-dispensary owner has appeal dismissed against 2015 conviction

Judge finds Mission’s Bob Woolsey, who represented himself, was given fair trial

Bob Woolsey and Dawn Parker in 2015. (Bob Friesen file photo)
Alex Green and father Brook with their junior dragster at the Mission Raceway Park's Doorwarz event last weekend. Green won his first-ever race on Saturday, and was runner up in Sunday's race. Submitted photo.

Local 6-year-old drag racer wins race at Mission Raceway Park in first-ever competition

Alex Green comes 1st in junior race on Saturday, runner-up on Sunday, gets major sponsor

Alex Green and father Brook with their junior dragster at the Mission Raceway Park's Doorwarz event last weekend. Green won his first-ever race on Saturday, and was runner up in Sunday's race. Submitted photo.
A 1958 photo of Father Falhman’s funeral procession at the Oblates of Mary Immaculate Cemetery at St. Mary’s Residential School. The graves on the hill left-hand side of the photo are now covered by row of blackberry bushes. Mission Community Archives photo.

Stó:lō Nation set out plan for 3-year project to find unmarked graves at Fraser Valley residential schools

$3 million, 200 hours in archives, radar at 9 locations – starting with St. Mary’s

A 1958 photo of Father Falhman’s funeral procession at the Oblates of Mary Immaculate Cemetery at St. Mary’s Residential School. The graves on the hill left-hand side of the photo are now covered by row of blackberry bushes. Mission Community Archives photo.
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Explosion reported at Diamond Head Motor Inn in Mission

Mission firefighters, RCMP and BC ambulance services on scene

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Campfire. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)

BC Conservation Officer warns campers to cut out campfires at Stave Lake in Mission

5 campfires reported from just 1 section provincial park on July 2

Campfire. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)
Mission RCMP officers taking statements from neighbours following the crash. The driver was sent to Abbotsford Regional Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Patrick Penner photo.

Dirt biker sent to hospital, then arrested, following suspected drunk crash in Mission

Solo crash involved 25-year-old male who refused to provide breath sample

Mission RCMP officers taking statements from neighbours following the crash. The driver was sent to Abbotsford Regional Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Patrick Penner photo.
These black bears were spotted in Mission on May 4, climbing a backyard tree to get into some bird seed. Facebook photo.

Bear trapped by BC Conservation officers after ransacking home in Mission

Sgt. Todd Hunter warns bear was ‘very habituated’ and returned within hours

These black bears were spotted in Mission on May 4, climbing a backyard tree to get into some bird seed. Facebook photo.
Half the base of this Maple trees has been sawed off to retrieve a burl. Fabeook photo

Residents angered by chainsaw-wielding poacher cutting burls from Mission woods

Burls are a growth deformity highly sought after in woodworking for their grain complexity

Half the base of this Maple trees has been sawed off to retrieve a burl. Fabeook photo
Abbotsford MP Ed Fast (left) and Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon MP Brad Vis both voted against a bill created to outlaw the practice of conversion therapy. (File photo)

Fraser Valley MPs vote against banning of conversion therapy

Abbotsford MP Ed Fast, MMFC MP Brad Vis part of 63 MPs voting against Bill C-6

Abbotsford MP Ed Fast (left) and Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon MP Brad Vis both voted against a bill created to outlaw the practice of conversion therapy. (File photo)
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Mission teacher walks off 125 pounds in 6 months to inspire students

Myke Koe TikTok’s walk-a-thons across Lower Mainland

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All Mission schools closed on Monday due to heat wave

Superintendent Angus Wilson says schools should be open on Tuesday

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Mission Raceway Park Fire & Thunder event from August, 2019. / File Photo

Mission Raceway Park cancels weekend races due to heat wave

‘We cannot ensure the safety of our staff, racers and spectators’

Mission Raceway Park Fire & Thunder event from August, 2019. / File Photo
At approximately 6:50 p.m., emergency crews responded to a report of a single-vehicle motorcycle crash on Wilson Street. (File Photo)

Man dead after motorcycle crash in rural Mission neighbourhood

Medevac called to Silverdale Elementary School, man dies of injuries in hospital

At approximately 6:50 p.m., emergency crews responded to a report of a single-vehicle motorcycle crash on Wilson Street. (File Photo)
A photo of Brandon Sakebow on a T-shirt made by the family during their search for him. Facebook photo.

Mission RCMP cleared by watchdog after arrested man’s body discovered near detachment

Brandon Sakebow was missing for over a year, body found less than 400 meters from RCMP HQ on April 6

A photo of Brandon Sakebow on a T-shirt made by the family during their search for him. Facebook photo.
The music video for Isaiah Faber’s (Powfu) “death bed (coffee for your head) ft. beabadoobee” was filmed mostly at Abbotsford Mill Lake Park. The song has over 1 billion views on Spotify and the video has over 362 million views on Youtube. Screenshot from Youtube music video.

Mission artist’s ‘Coffee for Your Head’ reaches 1B Spotify plays, joining ranks of Drake, The Weeknd

Powfu’s ‘death bed (coffee for your head) ft. beabadoobee’ smashes past ‘Call Me Maybe’ Spotify plays

The music video for Isaiah Faber’s (Powfu) “death bed (coffee for your head) ft. beabadoobee” was filmed mostly at Abbotsford Mill Lake Park. The song has over 1 billion views on Spotify and the video has over 362 million views on Youtube. Screenshot from Youtube music video.