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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.
A still from a video where a man jumps out of a van along Dewdney Trunk Road in Maple Ridge. (Screen grab)
A still from a video where a man jumps out of a van along Dewdney Trunk Road in Maple Ridge. (Screen grab)
Staff at the Mission Maternity Clinic post a sign to the window announcing the closure. Patrick Penner / Mission Record

Fraser Valley maternity clinic closure a symptom of B.C.’s physician deficit

Unable to recruit new doctors, Mission 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
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.

B.C. 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.
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 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.
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.
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.

B.C. 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.
A fully automatic firearm, pistol, makeshift silencer and body armour were seized. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Mission men charged in huge drug, gun bust in Maple Ridge have search warrant challenge dismissed

Christopher Harmes, Scott Cashman charged in Ridge Meadow RCMP’s largest seizure ever

A fully automatic firearm, pistol, makeshift silencer and body armour were seized. (Neil Corbett/The News)
The entrance to Cascade Falls Regional Park has been cordoned off with police tape. Patrick Penner / Mission Record

UPDATE: IHIT investigating suspicious death at Cascade Falls Regional Park near Mission

Body discovered outside on property near park entrance on Feb. 1

The entrance to Cascade Falls Regional Park has been cordoned off with police tape. Patrick Penner / Mission Record
The semi-truck crashed onto the concrete meridian by Immel Street and Old Clayburn Road just before noon, and the suspect fled to allegedly try and steal another vehicle, police said. Photo courtesy of Abbotsford Police.

Man arrested after allegedly driving stolen semi-truck erratically across Abbotsford, crashing

Two citizens wrestled suspect to stop alleged theft of another vehicle after crash, police say

The semi-truck crashed onto the concrete meridian by Immel Street and Old Clayburn Road just before noon, and the suspect fled to allegedly try and steal another vehicle, police said. Photo courtesy of Abbotsford Police.
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.
Access to three other properties has been cut off by the slide. 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

Access to three other properties has been cut off by the slide. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.
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.
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

Update: 1:57 p.m. The Observer has confirmed with with the Ministry of…

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)
LEFT: The wooden stakes, used to support the cedar seedlings as they grown, can be seen discarded here. RIGHT: A row of knocked down stakes along a trail. Photos courtesy of Sandie Zdunich.

Vandals knock down and rip out 150 new cedar-tree seedlings in Mission’s Heritage Park

Around 2,000 seedlings had just been planted; park caretaker says damage is ‘very disheartening’

LEFT: The wooden stakes, used to support the cedar seedlings as they grown, can be seen discarded here. RIGHT: A row of knocked down stakes along a trail. Photos courtesy of Sandie Zdunich.
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.
Maple Ridge’s Ron Paley shared a series of paddling pictures from a kayak trip this week on Hayward Lake, along the Maple Ridge-Mission border. He and a few friends had planned to paddle from Kearsley Creek (nine kilometres from Dewdney Trunk Road) on Stave Lake, but the area was closed due to fire hazards. So, they opted instead to spend four hours paddling on Hayward under cloudy skies. (Special to The News)

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Maple Ridge’s Ron Paley shared a series of paddling pictures from a kayak trip this week on Hayward Lake, along the Maple Ridge-Mission border. He and a few friends had planned to paddle from Kearsley Creek (nine kilometres from Dewdney Trunk Road) on Stave Lake, but the area was closed due to fire hazards. So, they opted instead to spend four hours paddling on Hayward under cloudy skies. (Special to The News)
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.
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