Kevin Mills

Mission resident Seven Graylands has 45 pinball machines and wants to open a pinball museum and arcade in downtown Mission. / Kevin Mills Photo

Pinball museum plan stalled

Downtown bylaw has Mission man thinking of moving his idea to Abbotsford

Mission resident Seven Graylands has 45 pinball machines and wants to open a pinball museum and arcade in downtown Mission. / Kevin Mills Photo
Simon Gibson is congratulated by his campaign managerBrian Gaudet after being declared the winner in Abbotsford-Mission. / Kevin Mills Photo

Gibson declared winner in Abbotsford-Mission

Incumbent took an early lead and never looked back

Simon Gibson is congratulated by his campaign managerBrian Gaudet after being declared the winner in Abbotsford-Mission. / Kevin Mills Photo
Letter says students can’t make Mother’s Day gifts at school

Letter says students can’t make Mother’s Day gifts at school

One Mission school stops practice of creating gifts

Letter says students can’t make Mother’s Day gifts at school
Mission RCMP officers capture a fleeing suspect with the help of a police dog. The suspect allegedly rammed his car into three police cars that were part of a blockade on Lougheed Highway on Tuesday afternoon. Four RCMP officers received minor injuries. The suspect is in custody awaiting charges. / Colleen Flanagan Photo.

Four Mission RCMP officers injured after suspected stolen vehicle rams blockade

A suspect has been placed into custody after a search through a Mission field

Mission RCMP officers capture a fleeing suspect with the help of a police dog. The suspect allegedly rammed his car into three police cars that were part of a blockade on Lougheed Highway on Tuesday afternoon. Four RCMP officers received minor injuries. The suspect is in custody awaiting charges. / Colleen Flanagan Photo.
A visible oil sheen can be seen on the river from the air.

UPDATED: Sunken boat leaks fuel into Fraser River in Mission

Environmental crews are on location,absorbent booms have now been placed around the sunken vessel to contain spill.

A visible oil sheen can be seen on the river from the air.
Three new campgrounds will be constructed in Mission's Stave West area.

Three new campgrounds planned for Mission’s Stave West area

The total cost estimated to complete the three campgrounds is $497,000.

Three new campgrounds will be constructed in Mission's Stave West area.
Mission Mayor Randt Hawes (left)

$41.5 million to be spent to widen Lougheed Highway in Mission.

Upgrades part of a $70-million strategy for the Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge and Mission corridor.

Mission Mayor Randt Hawes (left)
A grammar assignment handed out at Hatzic Middle School contains a student-written paragraph describing domestic violence.

Grammar assignment at Mission school appears to describe domestic violence

Online debate has begun about whether a Hatzic Middle School teacher should have used the student written paragraph.

A grammar assignment handed out at Hatzic Middle School contains a student-written paragraph describing domestic violence.
Jae Buchanan loves to dance. The 97-year-old Mission resident still dances four times a weeks

Mission woman still loves to dance, even at age 97

Jae Buchanan said she hopes to still be dancing when she turns 100.

Jae Buchanan loves to dance. The 97-year-old Mission resident still dances four times a weeks
A crew from Fraser River Pile and Dredge

Barge strikes Mission Railway Bridge, forces closure

Crews still working to repair damages, CP Rail has reopened the bridge after it was closed for more than 24 hours.

A crew from Fraser River Pile and Dredge
A school bus and a small sedan were involved in a collision on Friday morning in the Deroche area.

Eight children treated for minor injuries after school bus collision in Deroche area

Mission RCMP are on scene after a small sedan collided with a school bus on the Lougheed Highway by Husband Road.

A school bus and a small sedan were involved in a collision on Friday morning in the Deroche area.
Mission RCMP are on scene at a reported shooting in the Stave Falls area.

UPDATE: Three suspects in custody after shooting, hostage situation in Mission

Mission and Coquitlam RCMP have worked together to apprehend three shooting suspects and rescue a woman being held against her will.

Mission RCMP are on scene at a reported shooting in the Stave Falls area.
The District of Mission wants to build a second sewer line across the Fraser River to increase capacity and prevent a potential environmental hazard if a pipe begins to leak.

An ‘unwanted fountain’ of sewage could rise from the Fraser River, says Mission mayor

Randy Hawes concerned sewage pipeline could eventually ‘blow’ if no action is taken. Second pipeline would cost $8 million.

The District of Mission wants to build a second sewer line across the Fraser River to increase capacity and prevent a potential environmental hazard if a pipe begins to leak.
Convicted sex offender James Conway may have to be relocated after a review found a conflict of interest in the way his housing process took place.

Conflict of interest found in sex offender James Conway’s housing arrangement in Mission

CLBC will not approve a renewal of the lease with the current owner beyond the first year, and the home ownership must be changed.

Convicted sex offender James Conway may have to be relocated after a review found a conflict of interest in the way his housing process took place.
Jati Sidhu

$4.2 million water treatment plant completed at Cannell Lake

Mission and Abbotsford residents will benefit from cleaner drinking water.

Jati Sidhu
A group of anonymous parents have raised concerns about asbestos at Mission Secondary School.

Parents raise asbestos concerns at Mission Secondary

Any building that was constructed before 1980 likely contains asbestos and the district has 100-year-old buildings said the superintendent.

A group of anonymous parents have raised concerns about asbestos at Mission Secondary School.
A man walks away from the Creep Catchers camera crew and into the Sevenoaks Shopping Centre parking lot. A new video from the controversial group may involve a Fraser Valley school principal.

Fraser Valley school principal allegedly on Creep Catchers video

The video was taken Oct. 14 at the food court in the Sevenoaks Shopping Centre in Abbotsford.

A man walks away from the Creep Catchers camera crew and into the Sevenoaks Shopping Centre parking lot. A new video from the controversial group may involve a Fraser Valley school principal.
James Conway

Mission files lawsuit in attempt to remove sex offender James Conway

The district has filed a lawsuit in B.C. Supreme Court claiming that the use of the home is in violation of local zoning bylaws.

James Conway
On August 21

Crown seeks 10 year sentence for man who robbed two banks, issued bomb threat and took a hostage

Jason James Allison took a Mission woman hostage after robbing a bank in Mission and Abbotsford.

On August 21
Mission residents discovered a flyer from the Ku Klux Klan on their doorsteps on Monday morning.

Mission residents discover flyers from the Ku Klux Klan on their doorsteps

The package came in the form of a clear plastic bag containing a one page flyer and a small amount of rice.

Mission residents discovered a flyer from the Ku Klux Klan on their doorsteps on Monday morning.