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Two RCMP officers on the scene of the crash last night. Shane MacKichan photo.

2 pedestrians struck by vehicle in Mission, 1 killed

Collision occurred on Lougheed Highway, other patient in critical condition

Two RCMP officers on the scene of the crash last night. Shane MacKichan photo.
Photo taken of the damage to a section of Highway 11, and shared to social media on Nov. 15 by Abbotsford Police.

Highway 11 reopens between Abbotsford and Mission

Busy transit route has been closed since Nov. 15; single lane in both directions now open

Photo taken of the damage to a section of Highway 11, and shared to social media on Nov. 15 by Abbotsford Police.
The slide occurred at approximately 12 p.m., Dec. 1. No one was hurt. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.

GoFundMe for landslide victims started by Mission Downtown Business Association

Home belongs to Ruth Janes, owner of English Tarts of 1st Avenue

The slide occurred at approximately 12 p.m., Dec. 1. No one was hurt. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.
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Evacuation order issued for Hatzic Prairie

Order issued by FVRD due to immediate danger to life, health, and property

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Missing Mission cat mystery solved after eight months away

Surprising call from vet leads to solving a case of mistaken identity

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Logs have crashed through windows, and a significant amount of mud has entered the home. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.

PHOTOS: Mission house buried by landslide after private road collapses

City of Mission declares local state of emergency after access to 3 homes cut off

Logs have crashed through windows, and a significant amount of mud has entered the home. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.
Traffic backs up along the Lougheed Highway in the Harrison Mills area. In addition to mudslides and congestion, some drivers faced down a five-foot pothole that disabled multiple vehicles, according to eyewitnesses. (Photo/Russell Purcell)

UPDATE: Traffic slows along Hwy 7 after truck stalls, witnesses say

Stay connected to The Observer for the latest flooding information

Traffic backs up along the Lougheed Highway in the Harrison Mills area. In addition to mudslides and congestion, some drivers faced down a five-foot pothole that disabled multiple vehicles, according to eyewitnesses. (Photo/Russell Purcell)
A photo of the crash on Highway 7 near Lake Errock. Facebook photo.

DriveBC: Highway 7 closed, again, following crash near Deroche Bridge

Reports of crash involving semi-truck and dumptruck by Lake Errock

A photo of the crash on Highway 7 near Lake Errock. Facebook photo.
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Mission issues evacuation order for Benbow Street for second time

Localized flooding issues created the state of emergency for the area

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An aerial shot of the landslide rescue that MSAR attended shortly before being called to Abbotsford on Nov. 15. Photo courtesy of MSAR.

Search and Rescue: Biggest threats in Mission, Hatzic Valley are landslides

Evacuation alert for 1,600 properties in Hatzic Valley was issued after landslide rescue

An aerial shot of the landslide rescue that MSAR attended shortly before being called to Abbotsford on Nov. 15. Photo courtesy of MSAR.
Photo taken today of a slightly submerged vehicle in the Everglades Resort on Hatzic Island. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.

PHOTOS: Evacuation order issued for Everglades Resort on Hatzic Island near Mission

Immediate danger due to overland flooding for all units on 8400 Shook Road

Photo taken today of a slightly submerged vehicle in the Everglades Resort on Hatzic Island. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.
“Streams are at bank-full or overflowing and slopers are saturated. Road access could get cut off by floods or minor slope failures,” the FVRD says.

Entire Hatzic Valley put on evacuation alert by Fraser Valley Regional District

1,600 properties affected; potential danger to life and property

“Streams are at bank-full or overflowing and slopers are saturated. Road access could get cut off by floods or minor slope failures,” the FVRD says.
Facebook photo from Dewdney Community Information Group.

VIDEO: Mudslide shuts down Sylvester Road in both directions near Mission

Occurred at the 4500 Block of the Sylvester Road, construction crews on scene

Facebook photo from Dewdney Community Information Group.
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Mission Raceway reaches out to help flood victims

Facebook post offers evacuees to bring RVs, equipment to park for safe keeping

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MSAR's Joe Takenaka stands at the front of a rescue boat Monday night, Nov. 15. Most of the 16 members who attended that first day over 20-hour shifts. Photo courtesy of MSAR.

PHOTOS: Mission Search and Rescue volunteers detail ‘surreal’ Sumas flood operations

20 MSAR members put in 770 man hours over 3 days rescuing people trapped in Abbotsford

MSAR's Joe Takenaka stands at the front of a rescue boat Monday night, Nov. 15. Most of the 16 members who attended that first day over 20-hour shifts. Photo courtesy of MSAR.
Trucks lined up at the intersection of Highways 7 and 9 in Agassiz on their way to the Lougheed. Travel along Highway 7 from Mission to Hope remains restricted to essential travel only. Questions about essential travel can be directed to B.C.’s flooding support and response call centre at 1-833-376-2452. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Highway 7 traffic may dissipate as Highway 1 reopens for public use

Highway 1 is not yet open as of Thursday morning

Trucks lined up at the intersection of Highways 7 and 9 in Agassiz on their way to the Lougheed. Travel along Highway 7 from Mission to Hope remains restricted to essential travel only. Questions about essential travel can be directed to B.C.’s flooding support and response call centre at 1-833-376-2452. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Smouldering brush in the woods above Heritage Park after the fire on Aug. 3. Image courtesy of the City of Mission.

Arson suspected in a string of summer fires at Heritage Park in Mission

Frequency and lack of other probable causes lead investigators to suspect ‘malicious act’

Smouldering brush in the woods above Heritage Park after the fire on Aug. 3. Image courtesy of the City of Mission.
Left: A screenshot of Cascade Falls from a youtube video uploaded on Nov. 16, 2019. Right: A screenshot of Cascade Falls taken the morning of Nov. 14, 2021.

VIDEO: Mission’s Cascade Falls the day before Sumas Prairie flooded

Man uploads video showing falls on Sunday morning, Nov. 14

Left: A screenshot of Cascade Falls from a youtube video uploaded on Nov. 16, 2019. Right: A screenshot of Cascade Falls taken the morning of Nov. 14, 2021.
This map shows alternate routes to take to avoid the heavy traffic on Highway 7. / Courtesy of the City of Mission

City asks Mission drivers to avoid Lougheed Highway

More commuters from Chilliwack and Agassiz creating long delays

This map shows alternate routes to take to avoid the heavy traffic on Highway 7. / Courtesy of the City of Mission
Traffic backed up into Agassiz this week as travellers and commercial vehicles ventured onto the Lougheed Highway following two major landslides in both directions. As of Saturday morning, traffic is single-lane alternating east and west of Agassiz. (Adam Louis/Observer)

UPDATE: Hwy 7 closured canceled, controlled travel resumes

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Traffic backed up into Agassiz this week as travellers and commercial vehicles ventured onto the Lougheed Highway following two major landslides in both directions. As of Saturday morning, traffic is single-lane alternating east and west of Agassiz. (Adam Louis/Observer)