Patrick Penner

Sonar site in July 2021. Pictured left to right: Georgia Westerveld, Ashlee Prevost, and Rich Bussanich. Amanda Gawor photo.

Sumas First Nation invests in sonar for salmon conservation

2nd year of Nation’s five-year Conservation, Guardianship, and Harvest Plan

Sonar site in July 2021. Pictured left to right: Georgia Westerveld, Ashlee Prevost, and Rich Bussanich. Amanda Gawor photo.
DriveBC traffic cam at Bradner Road at 12:33 p.m.

Westbound crash involving 2 semi-trucks on Highway 1, backed up to Abbotsford

Left lane blocked near 264th Street overpass in Langley

DriveBC traffic cam at Bradner Road at 12:33 p.m.
Two Mission RCMP members patrol the back entrance of Hatzic Middle School after a threatening phone call was received. / Kevin Mills Photo

Bomb, shooting threats force evacuations, lockdowns at 3 Lower Mainland schools on Sept. 14

Connection between phone and email threats ‘undetermined,’ police say

Two Mission RCMP members patrol the back entrance of Hatzic Middle School after a threatening phone call was received. / Kevin Mills Photo
Two Mission RCMP members patrol the back entrance of Hatzic Middle School after a threatening phone call was received. / Kevin Mills Photo

Update: Mission middle school cleared after shooting threat put building on lockdown

Hatzic Middle School students have been sent home under watchful eye of Mission RCMP

Two Mission RCMP members patrol the back entrance of Hatzic Middle School after a threatening phone call was received. / Kevin Mills Photo
Google Maps screenshot taken at 7:40 a.m.

TRAFFIC: 2 Langley crashes slowing westbound Highway 1 commuters

Volume heavy starting from Mt. Lehman Rd. in Abbotsford to 264th St. in Langley

Google Maps screenshot taken at 7:40 a.m.
For months now, the number of new listings with the FVREB has been shrinking, and they decreased even further in August. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

Home buyers facing worst supply shortage in 40 years, says Fraser Valley Real Estate Board

2nd highest August sales ever, yet supply continues to shrink

For months now, the number of new listings with the FVREB has been shrinking, and they decreased even further in August. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
T-Lane is a company based in Mission which moves goods around North America and internationally through five terminals across Canada. Google Maps screenshot.

Disabled woman wins discrimination lawsuit against Mission trucking company

Karen Hugie was fired the day she returned from medical leave for heart surgery

T-Lane is a company based in Mission which moves goods around North America and internationally through five terminals across Canada. Google Maps screenshot.
Sam Green with his mother and former Olympic medalist, Eden Donatelli Green. Green has been skating since he was three-years old and now lives in Calgary to train while doing school remotely. Sumbitted photo.

Mission teen speed skater finishes 11th overall in Olympic trials against country’s fastest

Sam Green, 16, was the youngest skater by 2 years, and the only B.C. competitor

Sam Green with his mother and former Olympic medalist, Eden Donatelli Green. Green has been skating since he was three-years old and now lives in Calgary to train while doing school remotely. Sumbitted photo.
44-year-old Joshua Ritch was seen running from the bank’s entrance towards Lougheed Highway by officers on Aug. 11, and was arrested after a short chase on foot. Surrey Now file photo.

Langley man charged in 2nd Mission bank robbery within a month

Joshua Ritch, 44, has a history of robbery sprees

44-year-old Joshua Ritch was seen running from the bank’s entrance towards Lougheed Highway by officers on Aug. 11, and was arrested after a short chase on foot. Surrey Now file photo.
Students Amitoj Dhillon (left) and Jason Kailey started the Abbotsford Smile Foundation at the end of the school year in 2020. @smilefoundationyxx Instagram photo.

New student-led non-profit in Abbotsford delivers 72 care packages to help less fortunate

Abbotsford Smile Foundation started by Amitoj Dhillon and Jason Kailey

Students Amitoj Dhillon (left) and Jason Kailey started the Abbotsford Smile Foundation at the end of the school year in 2020. @smilefoundationyxx Instagram photo.
Google Maps screenshot taken at 2:30 p.m.

TRAFFIC: Eastbound motorcycle crash on Highway 1 in Abbotsford

Crash occurred just after 2 p.m. near Clearbrook Road exit

Google Maps screenshot taken at 2:30 p.m.
No major barriers have been found relating to technical studies or land-use, a good sign as the team moves into site design, according to planners. Screenshot from report to Mission council.

Building Mission’s waterfront ‘financially viable’ for developers, planners say

Phase 1 of creating masterplan for 296-acre area complete, moving to phase 2

No major barriers have been found relating to technical studies or land-use, a good sign as the team moves into site design, according to planners. Screenshot from report to Mission council.
Mission RCMP speak with a woman experiencing homelessness who found some shade in front of a local daycare. (Kevin Mills/Mission City Record)

Province to spend $12.3 million to develop 50 new modular homes in Mission

Mission Community Services Society to operate facility, $1.4 million to be provided annually

Mission RCMP speak with a woman experiencing homelessness who found some shade in front of a local daycare. (Kevin Mills/Mission City Record)
After being retired for seven years, Mission’s Brent Hayden missed advancing to the Men’s 50 Metre Freestyle Finals by just 0.04 seconds. / Photo courtesy of Swimming Canada, taken by Ian MacNicol

Avoiding the pool, to Olympic comeback: Brent Hayden on his return to swimming

Mission swimming champ speaks on his journey to rediscover love of sport

After being retired for seven years, Mission’s Brent Hayden missed advancing to the Men’s 50 Metre Freestyle Finals by just 0.04 seconds. / Photo courtesy of Swimming Canada, taken by Ian MacNicol
DriveBC highway photo taken at 7:51 a.m.

UPDATE: Roll-over crash on Highway 1 in Langley cleared

Westbound left lane blocked at 264th Street in Langley

DriveBC highway photo taken at 7:51 a.m.
The new pipe has already been installed under shores of both Abbotsford and Mission, but the dredging of the river to complete the 950-metre underwater portion has waited on addition funds. / City of Mission photo

Mission council approves $18.9 million contract to complete sewer crossing

Fraser River Pile and Dredge expected start work in September, finish by spring 2022

The new pipe has already been installed under shores of both Abbotsford and Mission, but the dredging of the river to complete the 950-metre underwater portion has waited on addition funds. / City of Mission photo
Emergency crews were on scene for several hours, after a forklift crash into a ditch last night. Facebook photo.

Forklift crash in Abbotsford sends 1 person to hospital in serious condition

Air ambulance couldn’t land due to smoky conditions, BCEHS says

Emergency crews were on scene for several hours, after a forklift crash into a ditch last night. Facebook photo.
An early morning fire has destroyed a Mission laundromat. / Kevin Mills Photos

Owners of popular Mission laundromat need help rebuilding following devastating fire

Mama Bear’s Duds N Suds reopening, but owners need help finding good deals on building materials

An early morning fire has destroyed a Mission laundromat. / Kevin Mills Photos
Another heat wave in the Lower Mainland is expected this weekend. (File photo)

Weekend’s heatwave warning escalated to ‘extreme heat alert’ by Environment Canada

High temperatures until Sunday, Aug. 15; health authorities warn of potential deadly effects

Another heat wave in the Lower Mainland is expected this weekend. (File photo)
The explosion is being investigated by the Mission RCMP’s serious crime unit and forensic teams and the Lower Mainland RCMP’s explosive disposal unit. Police say it’s too early to say if the restaurant was targeted. Patrick Penner photo.

UPDATE: Mission restaurant targeted in attempted bombing last week, RCMP confirm

RCMP’s explosive disposal unit called in; vehicle set on fire in Matsqui shortly after blast

The explosion is being investigated by the Mission RCMP’s serious crime unit and forensic teams and the Lower Mainland RCMP’s explosive disposal unit. Police say it’s too early to say if the restaurant was targeted. Patrick Penner photo.