Mission

Construction will begin Monday (Feb. 6) on a project to upgrade Lougheed Highway between Mission and Maple Ridge by widening it from two lanes to four with added safety features. /Web Photo

Construction begins Monday to widen Lougheed Highway between Mission and Maple Ridge

Ministry of Transportation will expand Highway 7 to four lanes to improve safety and reliability

 

A local mom has filed a notice of civil claim against the Mission Public School District, saying her nine-year-son was sexually abused by five boys while at school. / Kevin Mills File Photo

B.C. mom suing Mission school district, says son was sexually abused by 5 boys

None of the allegations have been proved in court, school district has not yet filed a response

 

Renee Merrifield, MLA for the Kelowna-Mission riding and gender equity critic for the BC Liberal Party, is under fire for transphobic Twitter activity. (Black Press Media file photo)

BC Liberals’ gender equity critic called out for promoting transphobic content on Twitter

Renee Merrifield liked a post about transgender bathroom bans, retweeted a post from Jordan Peterson

Renee Merrifield, MLA for the Kelowna-Mission riding and gender equity critic for the BC Liberal Party, is under fire for transphobic Twitter activity. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Mission Secondary School leadership class cooked, packaged and delivered Christmas dinners to low-income individuals and families in Mission, Abbotsford and Maple Ridge over the weekend. (Dec. 10, 2022) /Submitted Photo

Mission Secondary students cook turkey dinner in Christmas-giving tradition

Students provided over 500 dinners to low-income individuals and families in the Fraser Valley

The Mission Secondary School leadership class cooked, packaged and delivered Christmas dinners to low-income individuals and families in Mission, Abbotsford and Maple Ridge over the weekend. (Dec. 10, 2022) /Submitted Photo
SAINTS farm in Mission is a sanctuary for animals deemed unadoptable due to age, size, disabilities, and medical issues. /Dillon White photo

Unadoptable animals find home in B.C. with SAINTS

The nonprofit provides shelter and medical aid to 127 animals of different backgrounds in Mission

SAINTS farm in Mission is a sanctuary for animals deemed unadoptable due to age, size, disabilities, and medical issues. /Dillon White photo
The Ruskin Dam. (The News files)

BC Hydro diverting water from Maple Ridge lake: the result of hot, dry conditions

Water from the Alouette Reservoir is being diverted into the Stave/Ruskin watershed

The Ruskin Dam. (The News files)
Maple Ridge’s Doug Cook snapped a few pictures from the viewpoint platform at the top of the 79 Grind Trail above Stave Lake – which is located just inside Mission, near the northeast Maple Ridge border. The trail starts at 6.6-km mark of the Florence Lake Forest Service Road. (Special to The News)

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Maple Ridge’s Doug Cook snapped a few pictures from the viewpoint platform at the top of the 79 Grind Trail above Stave Lake – which is located just inside Mission, near the northeast Maple Ridge border. The trail starts at 6.6-km mark of the Florence Lake Forest Service Road. (Special to The News)
The IIO B.C. is seeking witnesses after a crash in Mission involving a Ridge Meadows RCMP member left a man with serious injuries. (The News files)

Ridge Meadows RCMP member under IIO investigation after Mission crash

The officer was off-duty at the time of the collision

The IIO B.C. is seeking witnesses after a crash in Mission involving a Ridge Meadows RCMP member left a man with serious injuries. (The News files)
Audrey Warren, 7, and brothers Bennett, 4, and Nolan, 8, leave a box of free pet treats at the dog park behind Planet Ice in honour of their uncle Trent Edward Gibney for Suicide Prevention Month. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge family using kindness to destigmatize mental health in honour of loved one

Boxes of free pet treats left at parks to spark conversation about suicide and mental health

Audrey Warren, 7, and brothers Bennett, 4, and Nolan, 8, leave a box of free pet treats at the dog park behind Planet Ice in honour of their uncle Trent Edward Gibney for Suicide Prevention Month. (Special to The News)
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Coastal Wildfire battles blaze in forest northeast of Maple Ridge

Fire crews on ground and in air fighting flames near Stave Lake believe started by abandon campfire

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Rolley Lake campground is fully booked Saturday, Sept. 10, and Sunday, Sept. 11. (Roxanne Hooper/The News)
Rolley Lake campground is fully booked Saturday, Sept. 10, and Sunday, Sept. 11. (Roxanne Hooper/The News)
Two people were sent to hospital after the van they were driving crashed through a rural Mission property causing extensive damage to the property and the vehicle.  /  Patrick Penner Photo

VIDEO: Two sent to hospital after van crashes through rural B.C. property

Property owners says speed along Keystone Avenue is a constant issue in Mission

Two people were sent to hospital after the van they were driving crashed through a rural Mission property causing extensive damage to the property and the vehicle.  /  Patrick Penner Photo
A 1957 aerial photo of St. Mary’s Residential School at Fraser River Heritage Park in Mission. Several years later the buildings would be demolished after the new school built in 1960. Mission Community Archives photo.

Stó:lō researchers start search for unmarked graves at former St. Mary’s Residential School in Mission

Radar work starts Thursday, Aug. 25, and will continue into 2023

A 1957 aerial photo of St. Mary’s Residential School at Fraser River Heritage Park in Mission. Several years later the buildings would be demolished after the new school built in 1960. Mission Community Archives photo.
Patrick Penner / Mission Record

PHOTOS: Mission firefighters battle structure fire with toxic fumes

Source of fire was reportedly lithium-ion battery; coughing man on scene needed oxygen tank

Patrick Penner / Mission Record
Shane MaKichan Photo

IHIT investigating fatal stabbing in Mission

Integrated Homicide Investigation Team looking for witnesses

Shane MaKichan Photo
Screenshot from Fraser Valley Rose Farm Youtube video.

VIDEO: Lonely B.C. duck follows humans around after coyotes kill her friends

Duck was recently rehomed to Pender Island to live with other birds

Screenshot from Fraser Valley Rose Farm Youtube video.
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4-hectare wildfire north of Mission suspected to be human-caused

Tingle Creek wildfire rated ‘out of control,’ but in isolated area

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Artwork being put up in the constituency office of Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows MLA Lisa Beare. (Facebook/Garibaldi Art Club)
Artwork being put up in the constituency office of Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows MLA Lisa Beare. (Facebook/Garibaldi Art Club)
Work is starting this fall on widening Lougheed Highway between 266 Street and 287 Street. (Google Maps)
Work is starting this fall on widening Lougheed Highway between 266 Street and 287 Street. (Google Maps)
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