Mission

Conceptual rendering of proposed development at Hiawatha RV property. (Photo/Westcorp)

Phase 2 of housing development at former Hiawatha RV site gets Kelowna council approval

The next phase includes a 17-storey tower and two 10-storey buildings

 

Bennett Warren, 4, and his brother Wyatt, 3, leave a box of free pet treats at at Horsemen’s Park in honour of their uncle Trent Edward Gibney for Suicide Prevention Month. (Special to The News)

B.C. family using kindness to de-stigmatize mental health in honour of loved one

Boxes of free pet treats left at parks to spark conversation about suicide and mental health

 

Two people were sent to hospital after the van they were driving crashed through a rural Mission property causing extensive damage to the property and the vehicle.  /  Patrick Penner Photo

VIDEO: Two sent to hospital after van crashes through rural B.C. property

Property owners says speed along Keystone Avenue is a constant issue in Mission

 

Damage to Mission Creek Greenway during flooding in June 2022. (Photo/RDCO)

Another section of Mission Creek Greenway reopens after June flooding

Stretch of trail from Hollywood Road South trailhead to Grasslands viewpoint has been repaired

Damage to Mission Creek Greenway during flooding in June 2022. (Photo/RDCO)
A 1957 aerial photo of St. Mary’s Residential School at Fraser River Heritage Park in Mission. Several years later the buildings would be demolished after the new school built in 1960. Mission Community Archives photo.

Stó:lō researchers start search for unmarked graves at former St. Mary’s Residential School in Mission

Radar work starts Thursday, Aug. 25, and will continue into 2023

A 1957 aerial photo of St. Mary’s Residential School at Fraser River Heritage Park in Mission. Several years later the buildings would be demolished after the new school built in 1960. Mission Community Archives photo.
Screenshot from Fraser Valley Rose Farm Youtube video.

VIDEO: Lonely B.C. duck follows humans around after coyotes kill her friends

Duck was recently rehomed to Pender Island to live with other birds

Screenshot from Fraser Valley Rose Farm Youtube video.
Damage to Mission Creek Greenway during flooding in June 2022. (Photo/RDCO)

Kelowna’s Mission Creek Greenway needs $150k in emergency repairs

On June 14, several areas of the greenway were damaged by significant rainfall

Damage to Mission Creek Greenway during flooding in June 2022. (Photo/RDCO)
Chelsea Cardno went missing on June 14, 2022 while out walking her dog JJ (Photo - @chelscardno/Instagram)

Update: Messages of support and sympathy for the family of Chelsea Cardno

‘It is with very heavy hearts that we have to announce that we have found our sweet Chelsea’

Chelsea Cardno went missing on June 14, 2022 while out walking her dog JJ (Photo - @chelscardno/Instagram)
Kelowna RCMP vehicle in the vicinity of where a body was found in a flooded field. (Photo/Jake Courtepatte)

Body found in flooded field near Mission Creek: Kelowna RCMP

A body was discovered in a flooded field in the 3600 block of Berard Road this afternoon

Kelowna RCMP vehicle in the vicinity of where a body was found in a flooded field. (Photo/Jake Courtepatte)
Kelowna council is getting an update on the Mission Creek Restoration Initiative. (Photo contributed)

Managing Mission Creek for the future

Ongoing restoration plan seeks to restore natural functions to the lower reaches of the creek

Kelowna council is getting an update on the Mission Creek Restoration Initiative. (Photo contributed)
Bridge over Mission Creek at KLO and Spiers roads. (Photo/Jacqueline Gelineau)

Update: Emergency Operations Centre activated as isolated flooding seen in Kelowna

KLO Creek is closed and parts of Mission Creek Greenway are closed

Bridge over Mission Creek at KLO and Spiers roads. (Photo/Jacqueline Gelineau)
The Canadian National Youth Darts Championship was held from May 19 to 23 in Toronto. Submitted photo.

Mission teenager crowned Canada’s top young darts player

Samantha Ponak, 17, wins singles in Canadian National Youth Darts Championship in Toronto

The Canadian National Youth Darts Championship was held from May 19 to 23 in Toronto. Submitted photo.
Numerous convicted or credibly accused pedophiles are former students of the Seminary of Christ the King, according to the plaintiffs. Google Street View image.

3rd former seminary student alleges sexual abuse at B.C. priest school in 1970s

Andrew Ehman claims senior monk ‘discreetly’ observed abuse occur in boys’ shower, did not intervene

Numerous convicted or credibly accused pedophiles are former students of the Seminary of Christ the King, according to the plaintiffs. Google Street View image.
The Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission also started the separate process of reviewing federal electoral boundaries. (Black Press Media photo)

Kelowna residents may be voting in new ridings next provincial election

Kelowna’s three Liberal MLAs proposed redrawing ridings and a fourth MLA earlier this year.

The Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission also started the separate process of reviewing federal electoral boundaries. (Black Press Media photo)
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Conceptual rendering of townhomes proposed for 4760 Lakeshore Rd. (Rootstock Architecture)

16-unit townhome development proposed in Kelowna’s Mission neighbourhood

Development is planned for 4760 Lakeshore at the intersection of Barnaby and Chute Lake roads.

Conceptual rendering of townhomes proposed for 4760 Lakeshore Rd. (Rootstock Architecture)
Mission’s Seminary of Christ the King – the last remaining youth seminary in Canada – is currently the subject to two civil suits from former students claiming they were sexually abused as teenagers. Google Maps image.

B.C. sex-abuse lawsuit seeks Catholic records; Pope’s ambassador seeks diplomatic immunity

Foreign Affairs Canada asserts the office of Apostolic Nunciature has immunity from discovery

Mission’s Seminary of Christ the King – the last remaining youth seminary in Canada – is currently the subject to two civil suits from former students claiming they were sexually abused as teenagers. Google Maps image.
LEFT: Glenn Wells’ grandmother May Simmons with a man suspected to be Harry Mahler’s biological father. RIGHT: A photo of the man with a baby girl suspected to be Wells’ mother, Violet. Photos courtesy of Courtney Mahler.

B.C. man and mom to reunite with long-lost family following DNA results

Glenn Wells’ mother has not seen her half-brother in over 60 years

LEFT: Glenn Wells’ grandmother May Simmons with a man suspected to be Harry Mahler’s biological father. RIGHT: A photo of the man with a baby girl suspected to be Wells’ mother, Violet. Photos courtesy of Courtney Mahler.
Smoke rises from Kharkiv apartment buildings following a Russian missile bombardment. The image is of an area near the family's apartment building, taken by a friend of Straner's father. Submitted photo.

B.C. woman’s childhood home becomes deathtrap for family stuck in besieged Kharkiv

Olena Straner’s family cannot leave 15th floor of exposed Soviet style apartment building

Smoke rises from Kharkiv apartment buildings following a Russian missile bombardment. The image is of an area near the family's apartment building, taken by a friend of Straner's father. Submitted photo.
Traffic backed up into Agassiz this week as travellers and commercial vehicles ventured onto the Lougheed Highway following two major landslides in both directions. As of Saturday morning, traffic is single-lane alternating east and west of Agassiz. (Adam Louis/Observer)

UPDATE: Hwy 7 closured canceled, controlled travel resumes

Update: 1:57 p.m. The Observer has confirmed with with the Ministry of…

Traffic backed up into Agassiz this week as travellers and commercial vehicles ventured onto the Lougheed Highway following two major landslides in both directions. As of Saturday morning, traffic is single-lane alternating east and west of Agassiz. (Adam Louis/Observer)
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