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A photo of Natasha Fluffy Bottom at the vet on Aug. 28. Submitted photo.

Young kitten thrown from vehicle on Highway 11 in Mission, rescued by passerby

10 kittens of similar colouring found abandoned up Sylvester Road on same day

A photo of Natasha Fluffy Bottom at the vet on Aug. 28. Submitted photo.
The Real Canadian Superstore on Lougheed Highway in Mission released a positive test result on July 29. Screenshot from Google Maps.

Masks to become mandatory at all Real Canadian Superstore, No Frills locations

New rule goes into effect on Saturday, Aug. 29

The Real Canadian Superstore on Lougheed Highway in Mission released a positive test result on July 29. Screenshot from Google Maps.
One of the teenagers being loaded on to a dinghy by SAR to cross the fast-moving swiftwater. Facebook photo.

Stranded teenagers rescued from Cascade Falls by Mission Search and Rescue Society

SAR called twice in three-day period about stranded kids at the falls

One of the teenagers being loaded on to a dinghy by SAR to cross the fast-moving swiftwater. Facebook photo.
The Mission Raceway Park has cancelled the remainder of their 2020 events, citing new public health restrictions on large gatherings. (Les Puchala/ Amateur Photography Entry)

Mission Raceway Park cancels remainder of 2020 season

Social media post cites new public health enforcement on large gatherings

The Mission Raceway Park has cancelled the remainder of their 2020 events, citing new public health restrictions on large gatherings. (Les Puchala/ Amateur Photography Entry)
The fire at the townhouse complex on Fraser Crescent in Mission severely damaged five units. Facebook photos.

Early-morning fire rips through townhouse complex in Mission

Firefighters waiting to start investigation due to structure damage

The fire at the townhouse complex on Fraser Crescent in Mission severely damaged five units. Facebook photos.
VIDEO: Wings and Wheels kicks into gear to raise funds for fighting breast cancer

VIDEO: Wings and Wheels kicks into gear to raise funds for fighting breast cancer

100% of proceeds from drive-thru car show at Tradex in Abbotsford to be donated

VIDEO: Wings and Wheels kicks into gear to raise funds for fighting breast cancer
An IHIT officer outside the building where a fire took place around 2 a.m., Aug. 8. Mission’s Fire Rescue Service has described the fire as suspicious. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.

IHIT on scene of suspicious early-morning fire on rural Mission property

Entrance to Gunn Avenue property cordoned off while investigation takes place, updates coming

An IHIT officer outside the building where a fire took place around 2 a.m., Aug. 8. Mission’s Fire Rescue Service has described the fire as suspicious. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.
Documents and letters pulled out of the time capsule from 1970. Patrick Penner / Abbotsford News.

50-year-old time capsule unsealed at Abbotsford International Airport

Capsule sealed by former PM Pierre E. Trudeau in 1970, when event became ‘Canada’s National Airshow’

Documents and letters pulled out of the time capsule from 1970. Patrick Penner / Abbotsford News.
Firefighters can be seen in the lower-left side of the photo hosing down the still smouldering building at Khalsa Centre summer camp. The building, partially used as a gym and partially used as a storage facility, is one of 17 buildings at the camp. Photo courtesy of Sundeep Kaur.

Building at Mission summer camp destroyed in fire, RCMP say arson suspected

Khalsa Centre summer camp was closed due to COVID-19, 17 staff were present on site

Firefighters can be seen in the lower-left side of the photo hosing down the still smouldering building at Khalsa Centre summer camp. The building, partially used as a gym and partially used as a storage facility, is one of 17 buildings at the camp. Photo courtesy of Sundeep Kaur.
Brad Booth (center) sitting at a poker table with musician Steve Aoki (right) and Olympic swimmer Michael phelps. Facebook photo.

Former high-stakes poker player from Mission missing in Nevada

Brad Booth last seen on July 13, told roommate he was going camping

Brad Booth (center) sitting at a poker table with musician Steve Aoki (right) and Olympic swimmer Michael phelps. Facebook photo.
The racist graffiti appeared over the night of Aug. 3 at Mission’s 7-Eleven on Lougheed Highway. Jeff Roy photos.

Mission’s 7-Eleven defaced with racist graffiti

Racist insults attacking Indo-Canadians ‘shocked’ manager

The racist graffiti appeared over the night of Aug. 3 at Mission’s 7-Eleven on Lougheed Highway. Jeff Roy photos.
Instagram screenshot.

Husband of Abbotsford councillor apologizes for ‘All Lives Matter’ comment

Arnold Falk now says he ‘misunderstood’ phrase

Instagram screenshot.
The Real Canadian Superstore on Lougheed Highway in Mission released a positive test result on July 29. Screenshot from Google Maps.
The Real Canadian Superstore on Lougheed Highway in Mission released a positive test result on July 29. Screenshot from Google Maps.
2019 saw a record blueberry crop of 200 million pounds. The BC Blueberry Council expects yields to be down “significantly” this year. Maple Ridge News file photo.

Fraser Valley blueberry growers struggle with ‘tremendous’ labour shortages, bad weather

BC Blueberry Council calls for federal government to remove the $1,000-limit cap on CERB program

2019 saw a record blueberry crop of 200 million pounds. The BC Blueberry Council expects yields to be down “significantly” this year. Maple Ridge News file photo.
Screenshot from B.C. Conservation video.

VIDEO: Conservation officer swims to free goose entangled in fishing net in Abbotsford

Officer receives crowd’s applause upon success at Mill Lake

Screenshot from B.C. Conservation video.
Pacific Institution in Abbotsford. Abbotsford News file photo.

Prisoner serving life sentence dies at Abbotsford’s Pacific Institution

David Brault has been imprisoned since 1969 for his part in the killing of two men in Ottawa

Pacific Institution in Abbotsford. Abbotsford News file photo.
A photographer was able to capture Comet NEOWISE from Washington State flying northeast over Abbotsford. Randy Small photo.

Once-in-a-lifetime comet photographed soaring over Abbotsford

Photographer Randy Small captures Comet NEOWISE in early-morning sky

A photographer was able to capture Comet NEOWISE from Washington State flying northeast over Abbotsford. Randy Small photo.
The taped-off scene on Lucern Crescent just before 8:30 a.m. the morning after on July 11. (Patrick Penner / Mission Record)

Man shot dead in east Abbotsford suburbs

Integrated Homicide Investigative Team called to investigate

The taped-off scene on Lucern Crescent just before 8:30 a.m. the morning after on July 11. (Patrick Penner / Mission Record)
The music video for Isaiah Faber’s (Powfu) “death bed (coffee for your head)” was filmed mostly at Abbotsford Mill Lake Park. The song has over 440 million views on Spotify and the video has over 90 million views on Youtube. Screenshot from Youtube music video.

Coffee for your head: Popular song has strong ties to Lower Mainland

Isaiah Faber’s ‘death bed (coffee for your head) ft. beabadoobee’ has over 440 million Spotify hits

The music video for Isaiah Faber’s (Powfu) “death bed (coffee for your head)” was filmed mostly at Abbotsford Mill Lake Park. The song has over 440 million views on Spotify and the video has over 90 million views on Youtube. Screenshot from Youtube music video.
The crash occurred just before the Bradner Road overpass around noon. Google Maps screenshot taken at 12:25 p.m.

Eastbound crash on Highway 1 in Abbotsford causing heavy traffic

Crash site just before Bradner Road, emergency crews blocking left lane

The crash occurred just before the Bradner Road overpass around noon. Google Maps screenshot taken at 12:25 p.m.