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THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward photo.

November was another record-breaking sales month, says Fraser Valley Real Estate Board

Consecutive sales records broken for 3 months in a row

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward photo.
Mission Fire Rescue Service holding a training session in 2016. Bob Friesen photo.

Firefighter’s human-rights complaint against District of Mission dismissed

District had just reason for firing man for insubordination, B.C. Human Rights Tribunal found

Mission Fire Rescue Service holding a training session in 2016. Bob Friesen photo.
Google Maps screenshot taken at 7:06 a.m.

Early-morning crash on Highway 1 has morning commuters in gridlock

Westbound crash occurred in Langley, west of 264th Street; left lane blocked

Google Maps screenshot taken at 7:06 a.m.
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Two Mission dental offices among only 5 in B.C. to purchase expensive new air-filtration invention

‘My patients can’t wear masks … There’s no other way around it,’ Dr. Stephen Chow said

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COVID-19 exposures recorded at 5 more Abbotsford schools

4 public schools and 1 private school had exposures from Nov. 9 to Nov. 12

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Abbotsford Senior Secondary school. File photo.

Fraser Health posts COVID-19 exposures at two more Abbotsford schools

New cases at Abbotsford Senior Secondary, Ten Broeck Elementary on Nov. 9

Abbotsford Senior Secondary school. File photo.
Mission Institution. Kevin Mills / Mission City Record.

Mission Institution’s ‘mismanagement’ of latest COVID-19 outbreak slammed by guard’s union

Union president says a ‘rigged investigation’ followed their safety complaints at the facility

Mission Institution. Kevin Mills / Mission City Record.
Swoop Airlines. (Contributed)

COVID-19 exposure notice posted for two Swoop flights landing in Abbotsford on Nov. 6, 19

BC Centre for Disease Control says 10 B.C. flights with possible exposures, 9 domestic

Swoop Airlines. (Contributed)
Jesse Arnett facing off against Pedro Souza on Oct. 30, 2020. Arnett defeated Souza by unanimous decision. His record stands at 17 wins and 6 losses, with 14 finishes. / Gerardo Ramos photo.

Road to the Big Show: Mission Secondary’s wrestling champ speaks about his journey through MMA

Jesse ‘Big Cat’ Arnett was Mission’s 1st National Wresting Champion, now a top-ranked 135 fighter

Jesse Arnett facing off against Pedro Souza on Oct. 30, 2020. Arnett defeated Souza by unanimous decision. His record stands at 17 wins and 6 losses, with 14 finishes. / Gerardo Ramos photo.
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Barred use of solitary confinement continues at Mission Institution, Kent Institution: report

Bill-83 banned its official use, but it continues through other practices, says advocacy groups

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Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley for Tuesday, Nov. 17. (Langley Advance Times files)

Strong winds expected to hit Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley tomorrow morning

70 km/h winds expected to blow in from southeast ahead of cold front

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley for Tuesday, Nov. 17. (Langley Advance Times files)
Patrick Penner photo.

Mission firefighters battle mobile-home fire in trailer park

Emergency scanner reported ‘flames shooting out windows’

Patrick Penner photo.
A recent fire caused extensive damage to this fifth-floor apartment and many others. Firefighters escorted residents to their units to collect essential belongings two days after the fire, but they have bee locked out since due to asbestos contamination. Derek Henderson photos.

Tenants say they’ve been left out in cold after apartment fire displaces 82 people in Mission

Building comes under new ownership, residents locked out with little communication

A recent fire caused extensive damage to this fifth-floor apartment and many others. Firefighters escorted residents to their units to collect essential belongings two days after the fire, but they have bee locked out since due to asbestos contamination. Derek Henderson photos.
BC NDP MLA Pam Alexis. Black Press file photo.

Pam Alexis resigns as Mission’s mayor, by-election planned for spring 2021

District councillors will continue rotating through mayor’s seat on monthly basis

BC NDP MLA Pam Alexis. Black Press file photo.
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Six thoroughbred horses seized from Mission property in BC SPCA animal-cruelty investigation

Horses suffering from malnutrition, dental issues, parasites, skin issues, hoof injuries

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Four-year-old Finn has severe autism needs a service dog, but it costs about $25,000. So far, the family have raised $18,000. Photo courtesy of Holly Allen.

Mission family in need of service dog nears fundraising goal, asks for help in final push

Family’s four-year-old boy has severe autism; dog costs $25,000, raised $18,000 so far

Four-year-old Finn has severe autism needs a service dog, but it costs about $25,000. So far, the family have raised $18,000. Photo courtesy of Holly Allen.
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COVID-19 exposures at Abbotsford middle school, high school

Eugene Reimer Middle had positive cases on Oct. 26 and 27; Rick Hansen Secondary on Nov. 2.

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Nanaimo News Bulletin file photo.

Snowfall coming to the Lower Mainland this afternoon, says Environment Canada

Fraser Valley may get up to five centimetres, Metro Vancouver may get five to 10 centimetres

Nanaimo News Bulletin file photo.
Photo courtesy of Mission RCMP.

MISSING: Mission RCMP seek public’s help in search for Daniel Halak

Halak last seen on Nov. 2, believed to be driving his green 1998 Chevy Blazer

Photo courtesy of Mission RCMP.
The house that was listed for rent on Craigslist. When Obermillers told the actual owners about the scam, it came as a complete surprise as they were only trying to sell it. Google Maps screenshot.

Mission woman sounding alarm about Abbotsford rental scam

Wendy Obermiller said Craigslist scam tried to swindle her out of damaged deposit, 1st months rent

The house that was listed for rent on Craigslist. When Obermillers told the actual owners about the scam, it came as a complete surprise as they were only trying to sell it. Google Maps screenshot.