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Meteorologists call this type of rain pattern an “atmospheric river.” (News file photo)

‘Atmospheric river’ rainstorm headed for Lower Mainland, close to 50 mm expected

Heavy rains to start tonight until Thursday eveining

Meteorologists call this type of rain pattern an “atmospheric river.” (News file photo)
There were at least six people in the house at the time of the shooting, Abbotsford Police say. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Late-night shooting at ‘problem’ house in Abbotsford

Man shot at Oxford Avenue property not co-operating with police

There were at least six people in the house at the time of the shooting, Abbotsford Police say. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
Police have cordoned off a large area directly outside the emergency entrance to Chilliwack General Hospital. Paul Henderson photos.

Brash morning shooting directly outside Chilliwack General Hospital

Paramedics came upon shooting scene, called in medevac for victim in critical condition

Police have cordoned off a large area directly outside the emergency entrance to Chilliwack General Hospital. Paul Henderson photos.
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VIDEO: Pedestrian killed by semi-truck on Highway 1 in Abbotsford

Abbotsford Police working to confirm identity of deceased man

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Jason Klop filed a petition in B.C. Supreme Court on Sept. 17, stating the college has no jurisdiction over his sale of FMT to buyers outside of Canada. Facebook photo.

B.C. naturopath fights order to stop selling human poop in dubious treatments

Jason Klop takes legal action against College of Naturopathic Physicians of B.C.

Jason Klop filed a petition in B.C. Supreme Court on Sept. 17, stating the college has no jurisdiction over his sale of FMT to buyers outside of Canada. Facebook photo.
(Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Police investigating after crash kills 1, sends 2 to hospital

Police requesting video footage of Mt. Lehman Road collision

(Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
Two Mission RCMP members patrol the back entrance of Hatzic Middle School after a threatening phone call was received. / Kevin Mills Photo

Bomb, shooting threats force evacuations, lockdowns at 3 Lower Mainland schools on Sept. 14

Connection between phone and email threats ‘undetermined,’ police say

Two Mission RCMP members patrol the back entrance of Hatzic Middle School after a threatening phone call was received. / Kevin Mills Photo
T-Lane is a company based in Mission which moves goods around North America and internationally through five terminals across Canada. Google Maps screenshot.

Disabled woman wins discrimination lawsuit against Mission trucking company

Karen Hugie was fired the day she returned from medical leave for heart surgery

T-Lane is a company based in Mission which moves goods around North America and internationally through five terminals across Canada. Google Maps screenshot.
DriveBC highway photo taken at 7:51 a.m.

UPDATE: Roll-over crash on Highway 1 in Langley cleared

Westbound left lane blocked at 264th Street in Langley

DriveBC highway photo taken at 7:51 a.m.
Another heat wave in the Lower Mainland is expected this weekend. (File photo)

Weekend’s heatwave warning escalated to ‘extreme heat alert’ by Environment Canada

High temperatures until Sunday, Aug. 15; health authorities warn of potential deadly effects

Another heat wave in the Lower Mainland is expected this weekend. (File photo)
The explosion is being investigated by the Mission RCMP’s serious crime unit and forensic teams and the Lower Mainland RCMP’s explosive disposal unit. Police say it’s too early to say if the restaurant was targeted. Patrick Penner photo.

Mission RCMP’s serious crime unit investigating early-morning explosion at restaurant

SCU working with RCMP’s explosive disposal unit; vehicle set on fire in Matsqui shortly after blast

The explosion is being investigated by the Mission RCMP’s serious crime unit and forensic teams and the Lower Mainland RCMP’s explosive disposal unit. Police say it’s too early to say if the restaurant was targeted. Patrick Penner photo.
The explosion is being investigated by the Mission RCMP’s SCU, forensic teams and the Lower Mainland RCMP’s integrated explosive-disposal unit. Police say its too early to say if the restaurant was targeted. Patrick Penner photo.

Mission RCMP’s Serious Crime Unit investigating early-morning explosion at restaurant

SCU working with RCMP’s Explosive Disposal Unit; vehicle set on fire in Matsqui shortly after blast

The explosion is being investigated by the Mission RCMP’s SCU, forensic teams and the Lower Mainland RCMP’s integrated explosive-disposal unit. Police say its too early to say if the restaurant was targeted. Patrick Penner photo.
The Mission Correctional Institution in Mission, B.C. 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. pictured Tuesday, April 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward.
Mission firefighters can be seen here dousing the flames. The Mission RCMP Serious Crime Unit has taken control of the investigation. Screenshot from Facebook video.

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

Mission firefighters can be seen here dousing the flames. The Mission RCMP Serious Crime Unit has taken control of the investigation. Screenshot from Facebook video.
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Two patients flown to hospital following Coquihalla Highway crash

One patient transported to BC Children’s Hospital, one to Royal Columbian Hospital

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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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Local MLAs praise regulatory changes allowing secondary homes in ALR

NDP make regulatory reversal to allow flexibility to housing options in ALR land

Black Press file photo.
A Thunder Rugby camp in Haida Gwaii in 2018. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Thunder Rugby offering free training camp in Abbotsford for Lower Mainland’s Indigenous youth

Selecting 24 youth for Rugby 7s teams, tour to New Zealand for 2022 World Cup

A Thunder Rugby camp in Haida Gwaii in 2018. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)
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Flair Airlines to offer low-cost flights to Las Vegas from Abbotsford Airport in October

8 Canadian cities getting new flights to U.S. destinations, one-way tickets between $79 to $109

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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.

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.