Barry Stewart

Katie Fry with her rig after a 4X4 mud drag race. The 18-year old will be driving in the 4X4 races at Hope Summer Smash

Mud racing is in Katie Fry’s blood and she’s fearless about the sport

Racing shows that gender doesn't define greatness in the sport

Katie Fry with her rig after a 4X4 mud drag race. The 18-year old will be driving in the 4X4 races at Hope Summer Smash
Laidlaw-based mud racer

Cody Leach and ‘Mudd Butt’ are a force to be reckoned with

An inside peek at 4X4 mud racing at its finest in the
Fraser Valley

Laidlaw-based mud racer
Levi Gulliman rises to the challenge during a go at the long jump during the yearly grade 4 to 7 track meet last Friday at Kent Elementary.

Track meet hosts stellar athletes

Three hundred student athletes from SD78 gathered at Kent Elementary for the yearly grade 4 to 7 track meet

Levi Gulliman rises to the challenge during a go at the long jump during the yearly grade 4 to 7 track meet last Friday at Kent Elementary.
Trish Kjemhus

The Fraser Valley Dragon Boat Club heads to Kawkawa Lake

It's that time of year again — dragon boaters are alive and well on the lakes of the Fraser Valley

Trish Kjemhus
Australian visitor

Aussies had their hands full at the Hope golf course

The Australian Open took place at the Hope golf course on Monday

Australian visitor
Stationary cyclists spun their way to healthy hearts during the Heart & Stroke Foundation's 'Fit for Heart' campaign Spinathon at the McDonald's parking lot on Saturday.

Spin your heart out baby

Spinathon participants battle heat during a two hour fundraiser for the Heart & Stroke Foundation

Stationary cyclists spun their way to healthy hearts during the Heart & Stroke Foundation's 'Fit for Heart' campaign Spinathon at the McDonald's parking lot on Saturday.
Hope Secondary athlete Maritza Botha competes in Long Jump at the grade 9 to 10 level during the District #33 secondary track and field meet at Sardis Secondary on Wednesday Apr. 20.

HSS athletes bring the heat at track and field meet

Hope Secondary athletes compete at the District #33 Secondary track and field meet at Sardis Secondary

Hope Secondary athlete Maritza Botha competes in Long Jump at the grade 9 to 10 level during the District #33 secondary track and field meet at Sardis Secondary on Wednesday Apr. 20.
Silver-Hope Dance Academy members Alyssa Goglin (left) and Darby Link won gold medals for their hip hop dance called '1

Bringing sassy back with nine gold medals

Silver-Hope Dance Academy proved their mettle at a dance competition in Mission

Silver-Hope Dance Academy members Alyssa Goglin (left) and Darby Link won gold medals for their hip hop dance called '1
Hope Mustang Cassia McLachlan (right) tangles with Enderby's Sage Lee in Hope Secondary's nine-team girls' tournament Friday. McLachlan scored but A.L. Fortune Secondary (Enderby) tied it up and the game remained deadlocked until the last minute

HSS hosts promising girls soccer tournament

Girls soccer makes it mark in Hope with a rare tournament

Hope Mustang Cassia McLachlan (right) tangles with Enderby's Sage Lee in Hope Secondary's nine-team girls' tournament Friday. McLachlan scored but A.L. Fortune Secondary (Enderby) tied it up and the game remained deadlocked until the last minute
Colleen Gingerich kayaks down the Maria Slough

Maria Slough offers a peaceful option for prospective paddlers

The channel offers three kilomteres of navigable water for the season's canoe and kayak enthusiasts.

Colleen Gingerich kayaks down the Maria Slough
Glen Ogren shows off his dramatic weight loss

Losing it with Glen Ogren

The story of one man's epic weight loss journey through a new program at Pharmasave

Glen Ogren shows off his dramatic weight loss
Manee Warren goes sky high for his shot

RCMP and teachers take Mustang boys and girls at HSS

Hope Secondary students had the opportunity to face off against fierce competitors in their home gym.

Manee Warren goes sky high for his shot
Hope's Kaylee Ward and a Sardis player chase down a ball in an exhibition game on Tuesday last week. The Mustangs played well but lost 4-0.

Mustangs off to an early start in the season

Hope Secondary's Mustang girls have made a beginning to what should be a remarkable season

Hope's Kaylee Ward and a Sardis player chase down a ball in an exhibition game on Tuesday last week. The Mustangs played well but lost 4-0.
Awaiting the arrival of Hope Secondary's new Shootaway Gun 8000 are (front: left to right) Rachel Utz

Mustangs patiently await Shootaway Gun 8000

Community basketball coach sets his eyes on groundbreaking machine

Awaiting the arrival of Hope Secondary's new Shootaway Gun 8000 are (front: left to right) Rachel Utz
Coquihalla Elementary's kindergarten students had their own version of the Winter Olympics last Friday as they completed relay races that simulated Olympics events: After receiving the signal

Little champions light up the Kindergarten Winter Olympics

Mini-Olympians competed in the annual Olympic event for kids at Coquihalla Elementary School

Coquihalla Elementary's kindergarten students had their own version of the Winter Olympics last Friday as they completed relay races that simulated Olympics events: After receiving the signal
Beautiful weather greeted these women on their snowshoe trek on Mount Ottomite Saturday. The event was organized by Hope Mountain Centre for Outdoor Learning.

Women snowshoers bravely trek up Mount Ottomite

Women's snowshoe trip continues with a little help from some planks

Beautiful weather greeted these women on their snowshoe trek on Mount Ottomite Saturday. The event was organized by Hope Mountain Centre for Outdoor Learning.
About 25 kids aged five to 17

RiverMonsters make a big first impression

The Dan Sharrers Aquatic Centre was alive with 25 kids participating in an introductory swim and registration session

About 25 kids aged five to 17
Fourteen Hope youths joined close to 350 others at the 42nd annual ROVENT winter campout

Snow filled adventure at Cambie Creek for Hope youths

Fourteen Hope youths joined a group of 350 for the 42nd annual Rovent winter campout

Fourteen Hope youths joined close to 350 others at the 42nd annual ROVENT winter campout
Four Hope-based officials

Teen referees in demand for atom hockey tournaments

Hope teens in black and white were needed to complete the reffing staff at a hockey tournament in Chilliwack on Saturday

Four Hope-based officials
Jeff Hoggan (above) has been chosen to play for the American Hockey League's All-Star Classic in Syracuse on February 1

A classic ‘All-Star’ hails from Hope

Jeff Hoggan of Hope has been chosen to play in the American Hockey League's All-Star Classic in Syracuse, New York

Jeff Hoggan (above) has been chosen to play for the American Hockey League's All-Star Classic in Syracuse on February 1