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Mission’s Killian Wall has been selected as one of the top six defencemen in B.C., and will represent the BC Junior Canucks at the Brick Invitational Tournament this July.

Young Mission hockey star joins B.C.’s elite squad for famed Brick Invitational Tournament

Killian Wall joins top 225 young players in North America; tourney famed for producing future NHLers

Mission’s Killian Wall has been selected as one of the top six defencemen in B.C., and will represent the BC Junior Canucks at the Brick Invitational Tournament this July.
MESS conducts bi-annual cleanup on Stave Lake East, one of many areas they target for regular cleanups. /	MESS Facebook photo.

Trash and illegal dumping getting worse around Stave Lake

MESS and Four Wheel Drive Association of BC collected 4,500 pounds of trash

MESS conducts bi-annual cleanup on Stave Lake East, one of many areas they target for regular cleanups. /	MESS Facebook photo.
Zajac Ranch for Children is a summer camp for kids with disabilities and life-threatening illnesses. (Photo by Zajac Ranch)

Zajac Ranch for Children struggling for more camp counsellors, volunteers

Camp usually takes 500 kids a season, may have to take less unless they get more hires

Zajac Ranch for Children is a summer camp for kids with disabilities and life-threatening illnesses. (Photo by Zajac Ranch)
The Abbotsford Police Department released this list of dangerous apps for kids in 2019. (Photo courtesy of Abbotsford Police Department.)

Mission RCMP warn parents of anonymous Snapchat accounts pressuring teens for nude photos

Two reports over last several weeks; accounts have overseas IP addresses

The Abbotsford Police Department released this list of dangerous apps for kids in 2019. (Photo courtesy of Abbotsford Police Department.)
A social media post suggesting there may have been an escaped prisoner from Mission Institution received nearly 90 comments that morning. Facebook photo.

Mission RCMP arrest 2 suspects for allegedly bear macing home owner, stealing truck

Suspects flee from police, tracked by helicopter, K9 unit

A social media post suggesting there may have been an escaped prisoner from Mission Institution received nearly 90 comments that morning. Facebook photo.
Mission Punj-Aab Culture Club presents cheque for $21,000 to MATH. During the cheque presentation, it was announced that Sukh Grewal donated $550,000.

PHOTOS: Vaisakhi Mela celebration nearly completes Mission’s CT scanner fundraising

Unexpected $550,000 donation made by developer Sukh Grewal

Mission Punj-Aab Culture Club presents cheque for $21,000 to MATH. During the cheque presentation, it was announced that Sukh Grewal donated $550,000.
Staff at the Mission Maternity Clinic post a sign to the window announcing the closure. Patrick Penner / Mission Record

Mission Maternity Clinic closure a symptom of B.C.’s physician deficit

Unable to recruit new doctors, clinic no longer accepting patients as of April 1

Staff at the Mission Maternity Clinic post a sign to the window announcing the closure. Patrick Penner / Mission Record
Mission’s Brent Hayden, shown here displaying his bronze medal, came just short of winning another medal in his comeback in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. (Brent Hayden Facebook)

Mission Olympian Brent Hayden hangs up the trunks, announces 2nd retirement

Bronze-medal swimmer came close to another medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games

Mission’s Brent Hayden, shown here displaying his bronze medal, came just short of winning another medal in his comeback in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. (Brent Hayden Facebook)
Bob Friesen photo.

PHOTOS: Mission’s carnival at The Junction Shopping Centre

Today is the last day of the carnival; closes at 6 p.m.

Bob Friesen photo.
LEFT: Glenn Wells' grandmother May Simmons with a man suspected to be Harry Mahler's biological father. RIGHT: A photo of the man with a baby girl suspected to be Wells' mother Violet. Photos courtesy of Courtney Mahler.

Mission man and mom to reunite with long-lost family following DNA results

Glenn Wells’ mother has not seen her half-brother in over 60 years

LEFT: Glenn Wells' grandmother May Simmons with a man suspected to be Harry Mahler's biological father. RIGHT: A photo of the man with a baby girl suspected to be Wells' mother Violet. Photos courtesy of Courtney Mahler.
The Mission Stars won gold at the U13 BC Hockey Championship at the Trail Memorial Centre with a 7-3 victory over South Okanagan. Photo: Jim Bailey

Mission Stars win 2022 U13 BC Provincial Hockey Championship

Team goes 5-1 to take home Mission’s first-ever gold medal at the Pee Wee level

The Mission Stars won gold at the U13 BC Hockey Championship at the Trail Memorial Centre with a 7-3 victory over South Okanagan. Photo: Jim Bailey
Attendees of the benefit dinner listen to Rev. Mykhailo Ozorovych speak. Facebook photo.

PHOTOS: Mission’s Stand With Ukraine Benefit Dinner raises $11,000

Event at St. Joseph’s Parish Hall on March 19 sells 90 tickets

Attendees of the benefit dinner listen to Rev. Mykhailo Ozorovych speak. Facebook photo.
Shane MacKichan photos.

VIDEO: One dead after early morning crash east of Mission

Black pickup truck crashed into tree on Lougheed Highway; passenger declared dead on scene

Shane MacKichan photos.
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Elusive Pakenham Cup returning home to Mission for first time in 13 years

Disputed ownership, history of disappearing has plagued amateur soccer championship trophy

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Drifting was introduced to the track several years ago, and now a number of associations run programs out of Mission. / Blair Howard Photography

Mission Raceway Park speeds out of pandemic lull by expanding operations

More motorsports and a bigger schedule planned for upcoming season

Drifting was introduced to the track several years ago, and now a number of associations run programs out of Mission. / Blair Howard Photography
The plaintiff states at least three graduates of the Seminary of Christ the King’s high school have now been criminally convicted of child molestation. Google Maps image.

Former Mission seminary student suing dead monk’s estate, Westminster Abbey for alleged rape

Man claims Harold Vincent Sander raped him when he was 13 in the 1970s, and he’s not the only one

The plaintiff states at least three graduates of the Seminary of Christ the King’s high school have now been criminally convicted of child molestation. Google Maps image.
(Black Press file photo)

Pedestrian struck in Deroche

Patient has been transported to Abbotsford Regional Hospital

(Black Press file photo)
Images that the North Vancouver RCMP released to the public on March 9, eventually leading to the arrest of 22-year-old Jairus-Paul Covacha Sacramento.
Images that the North Vancouver RCMP released to the public on March 10, eventually leading to the arrest of 22-year-old Jairus-Paul Covacha Sacramento.

Mission man charged with sexual assault on North Vancouver trail

Charges laid on 22-year-old Jairus-Paul Covacha Sacramento on March 12

Images that the North Vancouver RCMP released to the public on March 9, eventually leading to the arrest of 22-year-old Jairus-Paul Covacha Sacramento.
Images that the North Vancouver RCMP released to the public on March 10, eventually leading to the arrest of 22-year-old Jairus-Paul Covacha Sacramento.
Kevin Mills / Mission City Record.
Kevin Mills / Mission City Record.
Smoke rises from Kharkiv apartment buildings following a Russian missile bombardment. The image is of an area near the family's apartment building, taken by a friend of Straner's father. Submitted photo.

Mission woman’s childhood home becomes deathtrap for family stuck in besieged Kharkiv

Olena Straner’s family cannot leave 15th floor of exposed Soviet style apartment building

Smoke rises from Kharkiv apartment buildings following a Russian missile bombardment. The image is of an area near the family's apartment building, taken by a friend of Straner's father. Submitted photo.