Patrick Penner

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.
Ex Prospera Credit Union staff describe layoffs as ‘purge’ following merger with Westminster Savings

Ex Prospera Credit Union staff describe layoffs as ‘purge’ following merger with Westminster Savings

Staff claim being misled prior to merge vote; company using COVID-19 as excuse for cuts

Ex Prospera Credit Union staff describe layoffs as ‘purge’ following merger with Westminster Savings
Mission RCMP request public’s help locating missing man

Mission RCMP request public’s help locating missing man

Wesley Holdsworth was last seen in Mission on June 9

Mission RCMP request public’s help locating missing man
Mission RCMP units on scene at the property on Dewdney Trunk Road. Shane MacKichan photo.

VIDEO: Mission shooting sends man to hospital with multiple gunshot wounds

Suspect arrested; shooter knew the victim and not gang related, Mission RCMP say

Mission RCMP units on scene at the property on Dewdney Trunk Road. Shane MacKichan photo.
Run for Water: Abbotsford man raises $100,000 running 100-mile marathon

Run for Water: Abbotsford man raises $100,000 running 100-mile marathon

Kevin Barata ran up and down Ledgeview Trails 32 times, exceeding elevation of Mt. Everest

Run for Water: Abbotsford man raises $100,000 running 100-mile marathon
Abbotsford police officers standing in front of the train line on Maclure Road, where a person was struck at around 7 p.m., June 4. Shane MacKichan photo.

VIDEO: Homeless person struck by freight train in Abbotsford

Victim required airlift to hospital, MacLure Road shut down for hours

Abbotsford police officers standing in front of the train line on Maclure Road, where a person was struck at around 7 p.m., June 4. Shane MacKichan photo.
Prospera Credit Union, headquartered in Abbotsford, and Westminster Savings Credit Union, based in Surrey, were given approval for a proposed merger in September 2019. (Google Street View)

Prospera Credit Union, Westminster Savings lay off over 100 staff following historic merge

2020 merger was largest credit-union merger in Canadian history

Prospera Credit Union, headquartered in Abbotsford, and Westminster Savings Credit Union, based in Surrey, were given approval for a proposed merger in September 2019. (Google Street View)
Photo taken from Google Maps.

Fraser Health declares COVID-19 outbreak at Abbotsford fruit processing plant

Five employees at Nature’s Touch test positive, facility voluntarily closed until May 25

Photo taken from Google Maps.
Will Vader, seen on the left wearing the green shirt, pulled the woman and her baby from the car minutes before it burst into flames. Facebook photo.

VIDEO: Good Samaritans save woman, baby from burning Jeep on B.C. highway

Jeep burst into flames minutes after roll-over crash caused by road rage

Will Vader, seen on the left wearing the green shirt, pulled the woman and her baby from the car minutes before it burst into flames. Facebook photo.