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Hope Crime Prevention Society honoured

Group receives award for their exemplary leadership in community safety and crime prevention

Hope RCMP Constables JP Vezina and Lara Davidsen talked to students at Silver Creek Elementary on Monday morning about Halloween safety.

Safety a priority at Halloween

Residents are reminded to keep the path leading up to their door free of obstacles for trick or treaters

Hope RCMP Constables JP Vezina and Lara Davidsen talked to students at Silver Creek Elementary on Monday morning about Halloween safety.
Pierre Trudeau

TIMELINE: An interactive history of terrorist attacks and plots in Canada

From the FLQ and the War Measures Act to Al-Qaeda-inspired plotters, Canada has seen terrorism before. Interactive timeline.

Pierre Trudeau
The Chilliwack constituency office of Mark Strahl was closed Wednesday following a shooting on Parliament Hill earlier in the day.

Strahl safe following Parliament Hill shooting

Chilliwack MP Mark Strahl says he is safe following a shooting on Parliament Hill earlier today that has left one soldier dead.

The Chilliwack constituency office of Mark Strahl was closed Wednesday following a shooting on Parliament Hill earlier in the day.

Election 2014: Municipal campaign gets underway

Two all-candidates forums planned in Hope

The annual Hell’s Gate Airtram Pumpkin Drop takes place on Monday

Canyon Pumpkin Drop is back

Hell's Gate Airtram hosts its annual end of season event on Oct. 13

The annual Hell’s Gate Airtram Pumpkin Drop takes place on Monday
Dozens of canoes and kayaks will travel down the Fraser River in a giant flotilla this Sunday

Paddle the Fraser on World Rivers Day

The Hope Mountain Centre is leading a paddle trip from Kilby to Mission on Sept. 28

Dozens of canoes and kayaks will travel down the Fraser River in a giant flotilla this Sunday

Food drive supports local food bank

More than 118 Hope area volunteers collecting 3,229 pounds of non-perishable food

Winning photo for Amateur Photographer of the Year

Amateur photographer contest winners announced

Steve Dutt has been named the Next Generation Amateur Photographer of the Year

Winning photo for Amateur Photographer of the Year
Hope’s Peter Bailey (right) receives a prize last Wednesday from John Brouwer

Hope resident wins literacy contest

Peter Bailey was selected from a group of five finalists in B.C.

Hope’s Peter Bailey (right) receives a prize last Wednesday from John Brouwer
Mediator Vince Ready arrives to meet with B.C. Teachers' Federation president Jim Iker and B.C. Public School Employers' Association negotiator Peter Cameron in Richmond

Teachers strike mediation hopes rise as Ready talks to BCTF, province

Negotiators for both sides in bitter strike expected to meet as early as today

Mediator Vince Ready arrives to meet with B.C. Teachers' Federation president Jim Iker and B.C. Public School Employers' Association negotiator Peter Cameron in Richmond

Hope SAR needs more volunteers

A fall recruitment drive kicks off this weekend during annual open house

The face of Aaron Douglas

Manhunt continues for double murder suspect

A man who police suspect may have pulled the trigger on a double murder has so far evaded arrest.

The face of Aaron Douglas
Hope Search and Rescue members run to check on the driver of a flipped vehicle on the 4x4 race course Saturday at Brigade Days.

Brigade Days offers variety of family activities

Hundreds of people poured into downtown Hope over the weekend

Hope Search and Rescue members run to check on the driver of a flipped vehicle on the 4x4 race course Saturday at Brigade Days.
Mission Raceway is hosting the Lordco NHRA Nationals this weekend.

NHRA drag racing Nationals this weekend at Mission Raceway

The Lordco Auto Parts B.C. Nationals takes over Mission Raceway Park Sept. 5-7.

Mission Raceway is hosting the Lordco NHRA Nationals this weekend.
A new Quick Response (QR) code has been launched to help people sign a petition to save the historic Alexandra Bridge in the Fraser Canyon.

QR code unveiled for Alexandra Bridge project

It allows anyone with a smart phone, tablet or other mobile device to sign the petition

A new Quick Response (QR) code has been launched to help people sign a petition to save the historic Alexandra Bridge in the Fraser Canyon.
Agassiz RCMP are requesting the assistance of the general public in finding Roxane Desiree Landman

Agassiz RCMP looking for missing person

Roxane Desiree Landman has been missing since August 30

Agassiz RCMP are requesting the assistance of the general public in finding Roxane Desiree Landman
Teachers were behind picket lines throughout the Fraser-Cascade school district again on Tuesday

Schools remain closed in the Fraser-Cascade district

Teachers around the province behind picket lines again this week

Teachers were behind picket lines throughout the Fraser-Cascade school district again on Tuesday
Last year's People's Choice winner was Christina Dutkowski.

Vote for the People’s Choice ‘Best Photo’

Voting for the Next Generation People's Choice photo contest is open until Sept. 7 at midnight

Last year's People's Choice winner was Christina Dutkowski.
The newly elected Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of New Westminster will visit Christ Church in Hope on Sept. 7.

Making history at Christ Church

Congregation welcomes the Right Reverend Melissa Skelton on Sept. 7

The newly elected Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of New Westminster will visit Christ Church in Hope on Sept. 7.