Hope Standard

Hope Food Bank to run weekly, as other services close doors

Demand for the service is expected to rise as getting supplies becomes tricky

  • Mar 29, 2020


Hope care homes, seniors residences close to visitors

Preventative measures ramped up as COVID-19 found in several B.C. long term care facilities

  • Mar 27, 2020


Hope’s emergency shelter braces for COVID-19

District's homeless serving organization deals with food shortage scare, preparation at 20-bed shelter

  • Mar 27, 2020


Portable washrooms open, campground closed to visitors as district deals with COVID-19

District also working with businesses on 'voluntary reductions in operations and shutdowns'

  • Mar 27, 2020

Keep your garbage locked up, advocates urge, as bears come out

With COVID-19, educators can't to go door-to-door with information about keeping bears, humans safe

  • Mar 26, 2020

Don’t come to Hope, says local tourism agency

Essential services such as grocery stores and pharmacies need to be reserved for locals ED stressed

  • Mar 24, 2020

Hope medical centres update practices during COVID-19 pandemic

Appointments, healthcare needs being taken care of over the phone, online

  • Mar 24, 2020

Police seize range of illicit substances in Hope drug bust

No charges have yet been laid in relation to Wednesday's police operation

  • Mar 24, 2020

‘Stay home unless absolutely necessary’: Hope doctors issue plea to residents

Fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, doctors ask all, especially young people, to keep their distance

  • Mar 23, 2020

District closes playgrounds at Memorial Park, Kawkawa Lake

Closure latest measure amid continued increases in COVID-19 in B.C.

  • Mar 23, 2020

Hope Mayor urges calm in Monday address regarding COVID-19

Peter Robb said residents will be getting help with taxes, utilities in first address on the issue

  • Mar 23, 2020

UPDATE: Hope Mayor to address COVID-19 at council Monday

District asks any residents without business on agenda to stay home, or watch the livestream

  • Mar 21, 2020

Hope doctors move to serving patients over the phone

Only those with severe symptoms, or residents at the Hope hospital, are being tested for COVID-19

  • Mar 20, 2020

Business as usual in Hope council chambers, but public asked to stay home

District asking only those with direct business on agendas to attend during coronavirus pandemic

LETTER: Yale firefighters go beyond the call of duty

A story of bravery from a catastrophic event

  • Mar 19, 2020

Public washrooms, in-person services close in District of Hope

Measures meant to reduce risk of COVID-19, says district

  • Mar 19, 2020

Tourism taking a hit in Hope with pandemic arrival

Businesses adjusting to changing needs of the community due to COVID-19

Cancer patients urged to keep all appointments, if possible, despite COVID-19

While coronavirus presents higher risk to immune compromised, cancer treatment remains important

Powerful windstorm causes power outages throughout Hope

BC Hydro reports transmission circuit failure

  • Mar 14, 2020

Cancelled: Events nixed by coronavirus in Hope and area

Hockey, LEGO, music all take a hit as self isolation is advised