Hope Standard

Cubs rescued, hunter fined after sow shot in Skagit Valley

Officers opt for fines, as hefty punishment could prevent hunter cooperation in future

  • Jul 4, 2020


95-site RV camping to be built in Manning Park

RV park one of first to be built in a provincial park

  • Jul 3, 2020


Proposed Water Ave. development faces opposition from neighbouring business

Water Ave Car Wash wants covenant to avoid noise complaints, legal action from future 711 residents

  • Jul 3, 2020


Search continues for person seen floating in Coquihalla River in Hope

Rescuers halted the search Thursday night as darkness fell

  • Jul 3, 2020

Northbound lane of Coquihalla closed after vehicle incident near Hope

A northbound lane is closed just north of the Great Bear Snowshed, according to DriveBC

  • Jul 1, 2020

Reporter’s View: Licence plate hate, on the rise, even in Hope

The other day I was subjected to a phenomenon that has gained prominence during the coronavirus pandemic. A phenomenon I'm calling 'licence plate hate.'

  • Jun 30, 2020

Hope doctor receives rural service award, after 16 years in Hope

Doctor Joshua Greggain said a network of services extending from Hope up the Canyon to provide care

  • Jun 28, 2020

COLUMN: Connections – A lifeline for Hope’s seniors

Stay home. Avoid gatherings. Keep your social distance. These are the watchwords of the COVID-19 pandemic. Difficult to adhere to for those who are healthy - imagine how these restrictions affect our elderly? For the senior living alone whose daily or weekly highlight is going to the store, the post office, the bank, the coffee shop to meet with friends, the grocery store to pick up a few things. To take a walk to the park, sit on a bench and chat.

  • Jun 27, 2020

Fears around crime, homelessness expressed by residents in Forrest Crescent rezoning

Developer wants to construct a duplex on the site at 320 Forrest Crescent

  • Jun 26, 2020

Epic B.C. to Yukon bike ride hits roadblock, lands bikers in Hope

Tony Fazeli, who has plans to ride a hand bike to the Yukon, is in hospital with septic shock

  • Jun 25, 2020

Hope rec centre remains closed as regional district works on phased reopening of facilities

Regional district's CAO said plans for Hope to be announced in next few weeks

  • Jun 25, 2020

Council briefs: Duplex build a go in Kawkawa Lake, waste bylaw tweaked

District also moving ahead with expanded patios for Blue Moose, Sharron's Deli

  • Jun 20, 2020

March against racism happening Saturday in Hope

March is one of actions across the world, after death of George Floyd at the hands of police

  • Jun 15, 2020

Pre-construction starts on Coquihalla to Popkum section of Trans Mountain project

Construction will happen later this year, with a 350-person camp proposed

  • Jun 12, 2020

Hope home for women fleeing violence gets $32,000 in federal dollars

Extra money will go to staff supports, PPE and renting additional space if necessary during COVID-19

  • Jun 9, 2020

Chilliwack RCMP officer enjoys life patrolling the back country

Ed Dewijn is part of the outdoor policing team, keeping people safe in Chilliwack's remote areas

Hope council to talk development, solid waste at marathon meetings Monday night

Public hearing starts at 6:30 p.m., followed by council and committee - all livestreamed on Facebook

  • Jun 7, 2020

Spuzzum resident wants fire protection after neighbouring cabin burns down

Yale crews spent three hours on Sunday, May 31 fighting the fire in the Fraser Canyon community

  • Jun 6, 2020

BC Housing puts in rezoning application for Hope supportive housing build

Proposed 52-unit building a 'contentious' development, Mayor prefers pushing public hearing to fall

  • Jun 5, 2020