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At approximately 6:50 p.m., emergency crews responded to a report of a single-vehicle motorcycle crash on Wilson Street. (File Photo)

Man dead after motorcycle crash in rural Mission neighbourhood

Medevac called to Silverdale Elementary School, man dies of injuries in hospital

At approximately 6:50 p.m., emergency crews responded to a report of a single-vehicle motorcycle crash on Wilson Street. (File Photo)
A photo of Brandon Sakebow on a T-shirt made by the family during their search for him. Facebook photo.

Mission RCMP cleared by watchdog after arrested man’s body discovered near detachment

Brandon Sakebow was missing for over a year, body found less than 400 meters from RCMP HQ on April 6

A photo of Brandon Sakebow on a T-shirt made by the family during their search for him. Facebook photo.
The music video for Isaiah Faber’s (Powfu) “death bed (coffee for your head) ft. beabadoobee” was filmed mostly at Abbotsford Mill Lake Park. The song has over 1 billion views on Spotify and the video has over 362 million views on Youtube. Screenshot from Youtube music video.

Mission artist’s ‘Coffee for Your Head’ reaches 1B Spotify plays, joining ranks of Drake, The Weeknd

Powfu’s ‘death bed (coffee for your head) ft. beabadoobee’ smashes past ‘Call Me Maybe’ Spotify plays

The music video for Isaiah Faber’s (Powfu) “death bed (coffee for your head) ft. beabadoobee” was filmed mostly at Abbotsford Mill Lake Park. The song has over 1 billion views on Spotify and the video has over 362 million views on Youtube. Screenshot from Youtube music video.
Mission will undergo a new branding process, which could include a new logo. / Altered image

District no more: Mission becomes ‘City of Mission’

Council met for last time as District of Mission on June 7, re-branding process to start

Mission will undergo a new branding process, which could include a new logo. / Altered image
Marilyn Farquhar in Abbotsford's Jubilee Park on June 5, standing in front of a grief quilt she made in remembrance of her brother, Barry Shantz. She gave an update on the pending investigation into her brother's death. John Morrow photos.

IIO report, stalled investigations frustrating sister of Abbotsford activist slain by RCMP

Barry Shantz was killed by RCMP officers during mental-health crisis on Jan. 13, 2020

Marilyn Farquhar in Abbotsford's Jubilee Park on June 5, standing in front of a grief quilt she made in remembrance of her brother, Barry Shantz. She gave an update on the pending investigation into her brother's death. John Morrow photos.
B.C. Premier John Horgan (middle) at the Labour Day event at Surrey’s Holland Park in 2017, with Melanie Mark, Chief Marilyn Gabriel, Kevin Kelly and Michael Gabriel-Kelly of Kwantlen First Nation. (submitted photo)

NDP announce 61 new affordable homes for Indigenous families and Elders in Mission

Units will be on Langley Reserve #2, project led by Kwantlen First Nation

B.C. Premier John Horgan (middle) at the Labour Day event at Surrey’s Holland Park in 2017, with Melanie Mark, Chief Marilyn Gabriel, Kevin Kelly and Michael Gabriel-Kelly of Kwantlen First Nation. (submitted photo)
A pedestrian died after being struck be a vehicle Friday night (June 4) at Clearbrook Road and Coral Avenue (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)

VIDEO: Female pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle in Abbotsford

Collision occurred on Clearbrook Road intersection; driver remained on scene

A pedestrian died after being struck be a vehicle Friday night (June 4) at Clearbrook Road and Coral Avenue (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)
Marilyn Farquhar in Abbotsford’s Jubilee Park on June 5, standing in front of a grief quilt she made in remembrance of her brother, Barry Shantz. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

IIO report, stalled investigations frustrate sister of Abbotsford activist slain by RCMP

Barry Shantz was killed by RCMP officers during mental-health crisis on Jan. 13, 2020

Marilyn Farquhar in Abbotsford’s Jubilee Park on June 5, standing in front of a grief quilt she made in remembrance of her brother, Barry Shantz. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Patrick Penner / Mission Record

VIDEO: Hundreds attend Indigenous ceremonies in Mission’s Heritage Park honouring residential school victims

Elders speak of their experience, relived trauma after graves of 215 children discovered in Kamloops

Patrick Penner / Mission Record
May also had the second-highest volume of new listings ever for the month with 3,926, the record previously being set in 2018. John Dent photo.

Fraser Valley Real Estate Board breaks sales records 9 months in a row

FVREB processed 2,951 sales in May, a 267% increase compared to last year

May also had the second-highest volume of new listings ever for the month with 3,926, the record previously being set in 2018. John Dent photo.
A greenway was defined by the delegation as a multi-purpose recreation corridor of protected open space following natural land and water features. Black Press file photo.

Vision for recreational greenway around Nicomen Island finds unanimous support at Mission council

Delegation sought council to formally put plan on Fraser Valley Regional District’s agenda

A greenway was defined by the delegation as a multi-purpose recreation corridor of protected open space following natural land and water features. Black Press file photo.
Map showing the cumulative health risks from job insecurity, housing insecurity, occupational burnout, loneliness and isolation, and educational disruption resulting from COVID-19.

Which Fraser Valley neighbourhoods more likely to suffer secondary COVID-19 health effects?

SFU data map shows impacts of job loss, isolation, housing insecurity across Lower Mainland

Map showing the cumulative health risks from job insecurity, housing insecurity, occupational burnout, loneliness and isolation, and educational disruption resulting from COVID-19.
Honey  /  Kevin Mills Photo

Engineering couple buzz from corporate jobs to honey farming in Mission

Husband-and-wife team at Viewcrest Farms leasing land from District of Mission for more beehives

Honey  /  Kevin Mills Photo
Two small dogs were also discovered by the officer, one had died, and the other was taken by animal control and sent for veterinary care with the BC SPCA. (File Photo)

Body discovered in parked van in Mission with 2 dogs, 1 dead

Remains in state of decomposition, surviving dog sent for veterinary care with BC SPCA

Two small dogs were also discovered by the officer, one had died, and the other was taken by animal control and sent for veterinary care with the BC SPCA. (File Photo)
Justin Bond’s Bahrain 1 took a team around a year to construct. It gets its name because the Sheik of Bahrain is a major sponsor of the team. / Photo courtesy of Justin Bond.

Mission dragracer wins Atlanta race, ousts back-to-back world champion

Justin Bond goes quarter-mile in 5.738-seconds, beating champ Stevie ‘Fast’ Jackson on home turf

Justin Bond’s Bahrain 1 took a team around a year to construct. It gets its name because the Sheik of Bahrain is a major sponsor of the team. / Photo courtesy of Justin Bond.
Karl Eha showing off a fishing rod that was originally made in 1972. Patrick Penner photo.

Mission’s Eha Sports offering store credit for old fishing gear, plans to donate to poor Latin American children

Karl Eha recalls time as hungry kid in post-war Germany, says fishing kept him full

Karl Eha showing off a fishing rod that was originally made in 1972. Patrick Penner photo.
Abbotsford Christian Middle & Secondary School closed until May 25 after 10-day exposure. (File photo)

Entire population of Abbotsford Christian Middle & Secondary recommended for testing after COVID cluster

Several staff and students affected after continuous 10-day exposure; campuses closed until May 25

Abbotsford Christian Middle & Secondary School closed until May 25 after 10-day exposure. (File photo)
A map showing where the most number of cases were recorded from April 23 to 29. This map, revealing a breakdown of infections by neighborhood, was pulled from a data package leaked to the Vancouver Sun last week (and independently verified).

36 Abbotsford schools flagged for COVID-19 exposures in the last 2 weeks, shattering record

Clearbrook Elementary recorded an ‘exposure’ on all 11 school days

A map showing where the most number of cases were recorded from April 23 to 29. This map, revealing a breakdown of infections by neighborhood, was pulled from a data package leaked to the Vancouver Sun last week (and independently verified).
<a href="Facebook users reported seeing a body on the side of the road this morning." target="_blank"></a>Facebook users reported seeing a body on the side of the road this morning. (File photo)

Man killed in fatal hit-and-run collision between Abbotsford and Chilliwack

Body reported at 6 a.m., police close North Parallel Road, single highway lane as they investigate

<a href="Facebook users reported seeing a body on the side of the road this morning." target="_blank"></a>Facebook users reported seeing a body on the side of the road this morning. (File photo)
Westbound traffic is slow moving on Highway 1 following a crash that has police blocking one lane. Google Maps screenshot taken at 9:07 a.m.

TRAFFIC: Crash on North Parallel Road causes road closure, single westbound Highway 1 lane blocked

Abbotsford Police investigating, roads closed between McDermott and No. 3 Road

Westbound traffic is slow moving on Highway 1 following a crash that has police blocking one lane. Google Maps screenshot taken at 9:07 a.m.