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Donald Alan Sweet was once an all star CFL kicker who played for the Montreal Alouettes and Montreal Concordes over a 13-year career. Photo courtesy of Mission RCMP.

Retired Mission teacher and star CFL kicker charged for assault, sexual crimes against former students

Donald Alan Sweet taught in school district for 10 years, investigators seeking further witnesses

Donald Alan Sweet was once an all star CFL kicker who played for the Montreal Alouettes and Montreal Concordes over a 13-year career. Photo courtesy of Mission RCMP.
The incident occurred at approximately 10 a.m. amid heavy rains on the 29900 Block of the highway, near the Silverdale community. Shane MacKichan photo.

VIDEO: Late-night rollover crash on Lougheed Highway in Mission sends 2 to hospital

Jaws of Life used; patients sustained non-life threatening injuries

The incident occurred at approximately 10 a.m. amid heavy rains on the 29900 Block of the highway, near the Silverdale community. Shane MacKichan photo.
A real estate sold sign hangs in front of a Canadian property Friday, Nov. 4, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy.

Fraser Valley Real Estate Board breaks sales records 6 months in a row

‘Levels never seen before in the 100-year history of the FVREB’

A real estate sold sign hangs in front of a Canadian property Friday, Nov. 4, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy.
Abbotsford International Airport. Black Press file photo.

Abbotsford Airport had 4th highest traffic in Canada in 2020, and its number are down

Statistics Canada report describes a ‘devastating year’ for air travel

Abbotsford International Airport. Black Press file photo.
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WEATHER: Enjoy the sun today, prepare for a week of rain

Clouds and rain to arrive by evening, Environment Canada forecasts

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Charges considered against RCMP officer for dog-bite arrest in Abbotsford

B.C.’s police watchdog reports reasonable grounds to believe officer committed offences

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A COVID-19 outbreak has occurred as Mission Memorial Hospital, according to a Feb. 18 news release from Fraser Health’s website. Kevin Mills / Mission Record.

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Mission Memorial Hospital

3 patients test positive, evidence of transmission found through 2 units

A COVID-19 outbreak has occurred as Mission Memorial Hospital, according to a Feb. 18 news release from Fraser Health’s website. Kevin Mills / Mission Record.
All photos courtesy of Hosanna Vaughn.

100-day-old kindergarten class writes birthday cards to 100-year-old seniors in Mission

Teacher saw article on 4 local centenarian birthdays, wanted to make connection

All photos courtesy of Hosanna Vaughn.
Mission firefighters approaching the homeless camp after dragging firehoses across the tracks. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.

Homeless-camp fire in Mission shuts down CP Rail line

Man seen being taken away from camp in handcuffs by Mission RCMP

Mission firefighters approaching the homeless camp after dragging firehoses across the tracks. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.
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(Black Press Media files)
The Fraser River in Mission. Karen Murtagh photo.

PHOTOS: Fraser River starts to freeze over

Cold snap continues to blast Fraser Valley with wind chills in - 10 C to - 20 C range

The Fraser River in Mission. Karen Murtagh photo.
Wind chill values ranging from - 10 C to - 25 C will remain until the end of the weekend. (File photo)

Environment Canada forecasts snow, -10 C to -25 C wind chills for Lower Mainland

Arctic outflow temperatures will remain in Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley until end of weekend

Wind chill values ranging from - 10 C to - 25 C will remain until the end of the weekend. (File photo)
Abbotsford Regional Hospital (Abbotsford News file photo)

Fraser Health declares COVID-19 outbreak at Abbotsford Regional Hospital

2 patients and 2 staff members have tested positive in medicine unit

Abbotsford Regional Hospital (Abbotsford News file photo)
The crash scene during the traffic reconstruction by Mission RCMP officers and the RCMP Lower Mainland Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service. Shane MacKichan photo.

One dead after motorcycle crash on Lougheed Highway in Mission

Crash ejected rider off motorcycle, CPR performed by bystanders

The crash scene during the traffic reconstruction by Mission RCMP officers and the RCMP Lower Mainland Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service. Shane MacKichan photo.
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UPDATE: Fire at Mission’s Canadian Tire ‘deliberately set’ to conceal shoplifting

Police believe crime is unrelated to previous arson at store exactly 2 years ago on Jan. 30, 2019

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The drone weaves through trees following a mountain biker and his dog on their descent from Bear Mountain. Screenshot from RichieRich Youtube video.

VIDEO: Impressive drone-flying skill shown off in mountain-biking footage in Mission

Drone weaves through trees, barrel rolls, as it follows biker and dog on Bear Mountain

The drone weaves through trees following a mountain biker and his dog on their descent from Bear Mountain. Screenshot from RichieRich Youtube video.
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VIDEO: Mission drag racer scores 1st career win, sets world record, makes history in 2020

Justin Bond, founder and owner of JBS Equipment, hits milestones in break-out year

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Rocky La Rock’s “The Northlander” (2019) is made with maple wood, horse hair and leather. A new exhibit at The Reach will feature the body of Rock’s work from his 40-year career. (Photo by David Campion)
Rocky La Rock’s “The Northlander” (2019) is made with maple wood, horse hair and leather. A new exhibit at The Reach will feature the body of Rock’s work from his 40-year career. (Photo by David Campion)
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Mission potbellied-pig sanctuary mourns death of beloved old hog named Roscoe

14-year-old, 800-pound pig was ‘quite a character,’ said owner Janice Gillett

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A screenshot from a local Instagram account video. The account appeared to be frequented by Mission students, and showed violent videos of students assaulting and bullying other students.

Parents, former students describe ‘culture of bullying’ in Mission schools

Nearly two dozen voices come forward speaking of abuse haunting the hallways

A screenshot from a local Instagram account video. The account appeared to be frequented by Mission students, and showed violent videos of students assaulting and bullying other students.