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Two large holes burned through the roof of the house. Patrick Penner photo.

VIDEO: Mission house badly damaged in afternoon fire, Aug. 6

Mission firefighters contain blaze to cap off busy week of fires

Two large holes burned through the roof of the house. Patrick Penner photo.
A motorist watches from a pullout on the Trans-Canada Highway as a wildfire burns on the side of a mountain in Lytton, B.C., Thursday, July 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

‘Wholesale destruction’: Mission fire station chief describes deployment to Lytton inferno

David Butterworth’s crew was one of first on scene to battle blaze which destroyed a community

A motorist watches from a pullout on the Trans-Canada Highway as a wildfire burns on the side of a mountain in Lytton, B.C., Thursday, July 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The Mission Correctional Institution in Mission, B.C. is pictured Tuesday, April 14, 2020.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward.

Nearly 50 Mission Institution inmates suing Attorney General of Canada over alleged privacy breach

Prisoners claim drug prescriptions were shared across prison, putting a target on their backs

The Mission Correctional Institution in Mission, B.C. is pictured Tuesday, April 14, 2020.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward.
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UPDATE: Heritage Park wildfire under control, air support called off

Smoke seen 200 metres west of Parkside Church, emergency crews on scene

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Mission Bridge traffic to shut down for 1 hour tonight in both directions

Aug. 3 inspection has led to 3 days straight of ‘emergency repairs’

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Morning house fire was arson, may be related to Lower Mainland gang conflict, Mission RCMP say

Witnesses see vehicle flee scene, investigators say accelerant may have been used to set blaze

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Early-morning fire engulfs Mission property

Damage to unoccupied property on Hurd Street ‘extensive,’ vehicles explode in heat

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Brent Hayden of Canada preparing for his 50m freestyle semifinal at the Olympic Games in London on Thursday August 2, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Mission’s Brent Hayden qualifies for semi-finals for Men’s 50 Metre Freestyle in Tokyo

Hayden finishes 8th overall in qualifying round, top 16 face off tonight

Brent Hayden of Canada preparing for his 50m freestyle semifinal at the Olympic Games in London on Thursday August 2, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
The suspect, seen here in CTTV footage, is described as white, in his late 20s, no visible facial hair, tall and slim, and wearing a pink collared shirt, and a black baseball cap. Photo courtesy of Mission RCMP.

Bank robber makes off with undisclosed amount of cash from Mission bank

Mission RCMP seeking public’s help to identify suspect

The suspect, seen here in CTTV footage, is described as white, in his late 20s, no visible facial hair, tall and slim, and wearing a pink collared shirt, and a black baseball cap. Photo courtesy of Mission RCMP.
The trails and forested areas around Fraser River Heritage Park have been closed. Lorraine Irvine-Roberts photo.

Forested areas of Fraser River Heritage Park, Westminster Abbey closed due to wildfire risk

Park joins Mission’s tree farm on list of local closures amid provincial state of emergency

The trails and forested areas around Fraser River Heritage Park have been closed. Lorraine Irvine-Roberts photo.
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Early morning fire rips through Mission home

All residents evacuated safely from blaze on Hurd Street and Holiday Avenue

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2 Medevacs called in for Dewdney house fire victims

Firefighter said 2 fire victims were inside house over emergency scanners

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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

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

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

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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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