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TRAFFIC: Northbound crash on Highway 11 between Abbotsford and Mission

Crash reported just before 8:30 a.m. at intersection with Bateman Road

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Jason Alan Obert walks away from the Creep Catchers camera crew and into the Sevenoaks Shopping Centre parking lot after being filmed Oct. 14, 2016.

Former Mission principal given 15-year teaching ban following Creep Catchers sting

B.C.’s Teacher Regulation Branch ruled on Jason Alan Obert’s punishment on Dec. 3

Jason Alan Obert walks away from the Creep Catchers camera crew and into the Sevenoaks Shopping Centre parking lot after being filmed Oct. 14, 2016.
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‘I’ve never been so scared in my life’: Hiker recounts wife’s rescue from Cascade Falls in Mission

Artur Siewierski wants to fundraise for Mission Search and Rescue Society after desperate rescue

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Gage Goncalves awaits a change during 2019 Silvertips’ Training Camp at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on August 22, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Mission’s Gage Goncalves signs three-year contract with Tampa Bay Lightning

Goncalves was drafted to Tampa Bay on Oct. 7 in the second round, No. 62 overall

Gage Goncalves awaits a change during 2019 Silvertips’ Training Camp at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on August 22, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
A photo of Brandon Sakebow on t-shirts made by the family for their search. Facebook photo.

Mission RCMP continue search for man last seen in their custody almost 9 months ago

Brandon Sakebow reportedly picked up intoxicated by officers on March 21; no one had seen him since

A photo of Brandon Sakebow on t-shirts made by the family for their search. Facebook photo.
The group of 4x4ers decided to start the “Light up the Night Christmas Parade” after the organizers of the Candlelight Parade were forced to cancel the parade and replace it with a virtual version, Clark 'Griswold' Jahn said. Submitted photo.

VIDEO: Festive fleet of Mission 4x4ers spread Christmas spirit after annual parade cancelled

Clark ‘Griswold’ Jahn’s Rudolph-themed truck leads the pack; says the fleet is growing every night

The group of 4x4ers decided to start the “Light up the Night Christmas Parade” after the organizers of the Candlelight Parade were forced to cancel the parade and replace it with a virtual version, Clark 'Griswold' Jahn said. Submitted photo.
Principal Rob Clark posted a video to his Twitter account on Dec. 8, after having a conversation about COVID-19 stigma with one of his students. / Video image

Mission principal says he’s worried about how parents are talking to kids about COVID-19

Silverdale Elementary’s Rob Clark said he spoke with a child who feared death after testing positive

Principal Rob Clark posted a video to his Twitter account on Dec. 8, after having a conversation about COVID-19 stigma with one of his students. / Video image
Danger tape blocks off driveways at a mink farm in Chilliwack on Dec. 7, 2020 after an outbreak was declared. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Chilliwack mink ranch

News spurs renewed call from animal rights groups to end the fur trade

Danger tape blocks off driveways at a mink farm in Chilliwack on Dec. 7, 2020 after an outbreak was declared. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Minks look out of a cage at a fur farm in the village of Litusovo, northeast of Minsk, Belarus. Some mink farmers are concerned about COVID-19 spread through their mink. There have been outbreaks in mink farms in Europe and millions of mink had to be culled. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Sergei Grits.

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Fraser Valley mink farm

Minks can be naturally infected, and farmed mink can develop clinical illness, according to BCCDC

Minks look out of a cage at a fur farm in the village of Litusovo, northeast of Minsk, Belarus. Some mink farmers are concerned about COVID-19 spread through their mink. There have been outbreaks in mink farms in Europe and millions of mink had to be culled. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Sergei Grits.
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.
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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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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.
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.
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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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.