Adrian MacNair

LETTER: Factory farms created to get every cent out of animals

Consumers can help by boycotting farms that permit cruelty

Blueberry producers are enjoying favourable weather conditions and a bumper crop.

Weather has been great for blueberry crops

Other summer crops didn't fare as well in the Abbotsford area, due to an earlier growing season, when weather was poor

Blueberry producers are enjoying favourable weather conditions and a bumper crop.
There are an estimated 100 patients in hallways at any given time across the Fraser Health Authority’s 12 hospitals.

Abbotsford’s hospital aims to reduce congestion

Not enough staff to look after patients, according to Linda Pipe of the B.C. Nurses' Union

There are an estimated 100 patients in hallways at any given time across the Fraser Health Authority’s 12 hospitals.
Parks manager Mark Taylor (left)

Abbotsford Mayor promises mountain property rights to be respected

Banman and senior staff struck a conciliatory tone as they met with mountain residents at Straiton Community Hall on Tuesday night.

Parks manager Mark Taylor (left)
BAKKER

Mayor urges community to keep watchful eye on sex offender

Bakker released after serving time for 10 sexual offences.

BAKKER
Bees

Honey and bees stolen from Abbotsford beekeeper

Nearly 100 hive frames have been removed along with an estimated 8,000 pounds of commercial honey and approximately 500,000 bees.

Bees

Community groups scramble in wake of UGM closure

Union Gospel Mission on North Railway Avenue is closing in two weeks

The proposed electoral boundaries for the new riding of Mission-Matsqui. A full map is available on the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission website.

Federal riding proposal would see Mission merge with northern Abby

The proposed new federal electoral boundaries are now out for public comment

The proposed electoral boundaries for the new riding of Mission-Matsqui. A full map is available on the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission website.
Mission Public Works crews sandbag the harbourfront last Friday in the event of unanticipated flooding.

Flood risk remains as weekend looms

Flood response plan kicks in once water levels reach six metres

Mission Public Works crews sandbag the harbourfront last Friday in the event of unanticipated flooding.
June has been two degrees colder than normal as recorded between June 1-17

June has been unseasonably cold: meteorologist

Despite a break from the cold weather on Wednesday, temperatures will dip again heading into the weekend

June has been two degrees colder than normal as recorded between June 1-17
Francis Xavier has been helming the Mission Folk Music Festival for 25 years.

A quarter century of excellent music

Early bird Folk Festival weekend passes available until June 20

Francis Xavier has been helming the Mission Folk Music Festival for 25 years.

Mission RCMP run for a special cause

The Law Enforcement Torch Run goes across B.C. to promote awareness and raise funds for the Special Olympics

Police investigators place pylons to mark where the driver went off the road into the ditch.

Driver of fatal accident identified

A single occupant vehicle went off the road at Dewdney Trunk Road and Welch Avenue

Police investigators place pylons to mark where the driver went off the road into the ditch.
Rapheal Silver is one of the carvers who worked on this house post

Sumas monument to be erected at Fraser River Heritage Park

The house post will be unveiled at noon on Saturday, May 26

Rapheal Silver is one of the carvers who worked on this house post
No injuries after suspicious fire

Mission signs new RCMP contract

Police officer pay increases were prepared for in Mission's budget

No injuries after suspicious fire

Federal electoral ridings to be reviewed

Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge-Mission boundaries may be changing

No injuries after suspicious fire

Mission likely to sign new RCMP contract, says mayor

Mayor Ted Adlem discusses the new contract, and the possibilities of forming a Mission police force

No injuries after suspicious fire
Abbotsford-Mission MLA Randy Hawes speaks to members of the Mission Regional Chamber of Commerce at Cedarbrooke Chateau

Mission MLAs speak at Chamber breakfast

Randy Hawes and Marc Dalton shared their thoughts about local and provincial matters with the Mission chamber.

Abbotsford-Mission MLA Randy Hawes speaks to members of the Mission Regional Chamber of Commerce at Cedarbrooke Chateau
Proposed overflow site for Rockin' River in the Agricultural Land Reserve.

Music festival organizers ask for Mission council’s help

The Rockin' River Festival is hoping to move part of the event to a Silverdale farm

Proposed overflow site for Rockin' River in the Agricultural Land Reserve.

Recreation areas closed during Ruskin Dam upgrades

BC Hydro says Hayward Street, between Wilson and Keystone, will also be shut for six years