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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.
Grass at the day-use area of Alouette Lake is completely brown and dried up. (The News/files)

Pitt Meadows fire bans propane barbecues, fire pits in parks

Ban took effect Monday because of forest fire danger

Grass at the day-use area of Alouette Lake is completely brown and dried up. (The News/files)
A paraglider was rescued from a tree on Mount St. Benedict on Sunday, July 18. (Mission Search and Rescue Society/Facebook)

Ridge Meadows SAR helps rescue paraglider stuck in tree on Fraser Valley mountain

Members from four Search and Rescue teams helped in the rescue – including Mission and Chilliwack

A paraglider was rescued from a tree on Mount St. Benedict on Sunday, July 18. (Mission Search and Rescue Society/Facebook)
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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.
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.
A 1958 photo of Father Falhman’s funeral procession at the Oblates of Mary Immaculate Cemetery at St. Mary’s Residential School. The graves on the hill left-hand side of the photo are now covered by row of blackberry bushes. Mission Community Archives photo.

Stó:lō Nation set out plan for 3-year project to find unmarked graves at Fraser Valley residential schools

$3 million, 200 hours in archives, radar at 9 locations – starting with St. Mary’s

A 1958 photo of Father Falhman’s funeral procession at the Oblates of Mary Immaculate Cemetery at St. Mary’s Residential School. The graves on the hill left-hand side of the photo are now covered by row of blackberry bushes. Mission Community Archives photo.
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Explosion reported at Diamond Head Motor Inn in Mission

Mission firefighters, RCMP and BC ambulance services on scene

Kevin Mills Photo
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B.C. teacher walks off 125 pounds in weight-loss journey to inspire students

Myke Koe TikTok’s walk-a-thons across Lower Mainland

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Mission school district shutting its doors Monday due to heat wave

Mission’s Superintendent Angus Wilson says many elementary schools lack air conditioning

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Maple Ridge brothers Paul and Johnnie Walker hit the trails at Rolley Lake, just across the border into Mission. Johnnie did the modelling both with the downed tree and at the waterfalls.(Special to The News)

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  • Jun 13, 2021
Maple Ridge brothers Paul and Johnnie Walker hit the trails at Rolley Lake, just across the border into Mission. Johnnie did the modelling both with the downed tree and at the waterfalls.(Special to The News)
At approximately 6:50 p.m., emergency crews responded to a report of a single-vehicle motorcycle crash on Wilson Street. (File Photo)

Man dead after motorcycle crash in rural Mission neighbourhood

Medevac called to Silverdale Elementary School, man dies of injuries in hospital

At approximately 6:50 p.m., emergency crews responded to a report of a single-vehicle motorcycle crash on Wilson Street. (File Photo)
A photo of Brandon Sakebow on a T-shirt made by the family during their search for him. Facebook photo.

Mission RCMP cleared by watchdog after arrested man’s body discovered near detachment

Brandon Sakebow was missing for over a year, body found less than 400 meters from RCMP HQ on April 6

A photo of Brandon Sakebow on a T-shirt made by the family during their search for him. Facebook photo.
The music video for Isaiah Faber’s (Powfu) “death bed (coffee for your head) ft. beabadoobee” was filmed mostly at Abbotsford Mill Lake Park. The song has over 1 billion views on Spotify and the video has over 362 million views on Youtube. Screenshot from Youtube music video.

B.C. artist sees 1B Spotify plays with ‘Coffee for Your Head’, joins ranks of Drake, The Weeknd

Powfu’s ‘death bed (coffee for your head) ft. beabadoobee’ smashes past ‘Call Me Maybe’ Spotify plays

The music video for Isaiah Faber’s (Powfu) “death bed (coffee for your head) ft. beabadoobee” was filmed mostly at Abbotsford Mill Lake Park. The song has over 1 billion views on Spotify and the video has over 362 million views on Youtube. Screenshot from Youtube music video.
Pitt Meadows resident Tammy Clark shared this glimpse at wildlife, as spotted recently at Hayward Lake – just across the border in Mission. (Special to The News)

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  • Jun 6, 2021
Pitt Meadows resident Tammy Clark shared this glimpse at wildlife, as spotted recently at Hayward Lake – just across the border in Mission. (Special to The News)
Golden Ears Provincial Park is expected to be busy this Victoria Day long weekend. (The News file)
Golden Ears Provincial Park is expected to be busy this Victoria Day long weekend. (The News file)
Two small dogs were also discovered by the officer, one had died, and the other was taken by animal control and sent for veterinary care with the BC SPCA. (File Photo)

Body discovered in parked van in Mission with 2 dogs, 1 dead

Remains in state of decomposure, surviving dog sent for veterinary care with BC SPCA

Two small dogs were also discovered by the officer, one had died, and the other was taken by animal control and sent for veterinary care with the BC SPCA. (File Photo)
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