Mission

The Abbotsford International Airport will receive $720,000 as a one-time investment. The province announced $16.5 million going towards regional airports across the province, as well as $6.2 million to various inter-city bus operators, meant to support operations for the next year. Tim Sward photo.

Abbotsford International Airport to receive $720,000 COVID-19 relief subsidy

B.C.’s regional airports get $16.5 million injection; $6.2 million for inter-city bus operators

 

Submitted photo.

As petition grows to nearly 8,000, Mission Raceway Park still waiting on province’s response to operations proposal

Proposal (with COVID-19 safety plan) submitted on Feb. 15 asks to ease gathering restrictions

 

Photo submitted by Laurie Sakebow.

Hundreds march in Saskatchewan in support of family searching for man last seen in Mission

Brandon Sakebow disappeared on March 21 after leaving Mission RCMP detachment, police say

 

TOP LEFT: Photo released by CSC of Roderick Muchikekwanape. Photo released by Bellingham Police of Muchikekwanape at a Chevon gas station in Washington on Oct. 30.

U.S. Marshals nab Canadian murderer in California, months after escape from Mission Institution

Roderick Muchikekwanape walked out of Mission’s minimum security facility on Oct. 29

TOP LEFT: Photo released by CSC of Roderick Muchikekwanape. Photo released by Bellingham Police of Muchikekwanape at a Chevon gas station in Washington on Oct. 30.
A supporter waves on the honking vehicles as they exit Mission Memorial Hospital. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.

PHOTOS: Nurses protest violence in workplace with drive-by rally across Fraser Valley

Motorcade of 18 vehicles visits Chilliwack, Mission, Abbotsford hospitals

A supporter waves on the honking vehicles as they exit Mission Memorial Hospital. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.
Patrick Penner / Mission Record.

‘Basmodi Wave’ protesters in support of Indian farmers cruise through Mission in fleet of tractors

Over 200 pairs of shoes placed at steps of municipal hall, one for every protester killed in India

Patrick Penner / Mission Record.
TOP LEFT: Photo released by CSC of Roderick Muchikekwanape. Photo released by Bellingham Police of Muchikekwanape at a Chevon gas station in Washington on Oct. 30.

U.S. Marshals release new details in hunt for escaped murderer from Mission Institution

Roderick Muchikekwanape walked out of Mission Institution’s minimum security facility on Oct. 29

TOP LEFT: Photo released by CSC of Roderick Muchikekwanape. Photo released by Bellingham Police of Muchikekwanape at a Chevon gas station in Washington on Oct. 30.
Merv Tremblay tested positive for COVID-19 on Feb. 21, and became progressively worse over the following week until he was admitted to Abbotsford Regional Hospital. GoFundMe page image.

Mission country and blues musician dies from COVID-19 complications

Merv Tremblay, known for Sunday jams at Captain’s Cabin, passed away on March 19

Merv Tremblay tested positive for COVID-19 on Feb. 21, and became progressively worse over the following week until he was admitted to Abbotsford Regional Hospital. GoFundMe page image.
Donald Alan Sweet was once an all star CFL kicker who played for the Montreal Alouettes and Montreal Concordes over a 13-year career. Photo courtesy of Mission RCMP.

Retired Mission teacher and star CFL kicker charged for assault, sexual crimes against former students

Donald Alan Sweet taught in school district for 10 years, investigators seeking further witnesses

Donald Alan Sweet was once an all star CFL kicker who played for the Montreal Alouettes and Montreal Concordes over a 13-year career. Photo courtesy of Mission RCMP.
The incident occurred at approximately 10 a.m. amid heavy rains on the 29900 Block of the highway, near the Silverdale community. Shane MacKichan photo.

VIDEO: Late-night rollover crash on Lougheed Highway in Mission sends 2 to hospital

Jaws of Life used; patients sustained non-life threatening injuries

The incident occurred at approximately 10 a.m. amid heavy rains on the 29900 Block of the highway, near the Silverdale community. Shane MacKichan photo.
A real estate sold sign hangs in front of a Canadian property Friday, Nov. 4, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy.

Fraser Valley Real Estate Board breaks sales records 6 months in a row

‘Levels never seen before in the 100-year history of the FVREB’

A real estate sold sign hangs in front of a Canadian property Friday, Nov. 4, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy.
A COVID-19 outbreak has occurred as Mission Memorial Hospital, according to a Feb. 18 news release from Fraser Health’s website. Kevin Mills / Mission Record.

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Mission Memorial Hospital

3 patients test positive, evidence of transmission found through 2 units

A COVID-19 outbreak has occurred as Mission Memorial Hospital, according to a Feb. 18 news release from Fraser Health’s website. Kevin Mills / Mission Record.
All photos courtesy of Hosanna Vaughn.

100-day-old kindergarten class writes birthday cards to 100-year-old seniors in Mission

Teacher saw article on 4 local centenarian birthdays, wanted to make connection

All photos courtesy of Hosanna Vaughn.
Mission firefighters approaching the homeless camp after dragging firehoses across the tracks. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.

Homeless-camp fire in Mission shuts down CP Rail line

Man seen being taken away from camp in handcuffs by Mission RCMP

Mission firefighters approaching the homeless camp after dragging firehoses across the tracks. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.
The crash scene during the traffic reconstruction by Mission RCMP officers and the RCMP Lower Mainland Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service. Shane MacKichan photo.

One dead after motorcycle crash on Lougheed Highway in Mission

Crash ejected rider off motorcycle, CPR performed by bystanders

The crash scene during the traffic reconstruction by Mission RCMP officers and the RCMP Lower Mainland Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service. Shane MacKichan photo.
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UPDATE: Fire at Mission’s Canadian Tire ‘deliberately set’ to conceal shoplifting

Police believe crime is unrelated to previous arson at store exactly 2 years ago on Jan. 30, 2019

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The drone weaves through trees following a mountain biker and his dog on their descent from Bear Mountain. Screenshot from RichieRich Youtube video.

VIDEO: Impressive drone-flying skill shown off in mountain-biking footage in Mission

Drone weaves through trees, barrel rolls, as it follows biker and dog on Bear Mountain

The drone weaves through trees following a mountain biker and his dog on their descent from Bear Mountain. Screenshot from RichieRich Youtube video.
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VIDEO: Mission drag racer scores 1st career win, sets world record, makes history in 2020

Justin Bond, founder and owner of JBS Equipment, hits milestones in break-out year

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Mission potbellied-pig sanctuary mourns death of beloved old hog named Roscoe

14-year-old, 800-pound pig was ‘quite a character,’ said owner Janice Gillett

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A screenshot from a local Instagram account video. The account appeared to be frequented by Mission students, and showed violent videos of students assaulting and bullying other students.

Parents, former students describe ‘culture of bullying’ in Mission schools

Nearly two dozen voices come forward speaking of abuse haunting the hallways

A screenshot from a local Instagram account video. The account appeared to be frequented by Mission students, and showed violent videos of students assaulting and bullying other students.