Emelie Peacock

A screenshot of a poster detailing a Dec. 4 protest against Hope council’s decision to reject BC Housing’s rezoning application for 650 Old Hope Princeton Way. (Submitted photo)

Protest planned following Hope council’s veto on supportive housing

Council voted 4 opposed, 1 in support, of BC Housing’s plans to rezone 650 Old Hope Princeton Way

A screenshot of a poster detailing a Dec. 4 protest against Hope council’s decision to reject BC Housing’s rezoning application for 650 Old Hope Princeton Way. (Submitted photo)
Hope Secondary School. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Update: Fourth COVID-19 exposure at Hope Secondary School confirmed

Hope high school the only school in Fraser Cascade to experience multiple exposures

Hope Secondary School. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
A newly refurbished Pete Ryan carving stands in front of Hope's district hall. Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard

$4,500 available to Hope area non-profits

District had few takers for their grants-in-aid funding

A newly refurbished Pete Ryan carving stands in front of Hope's district hall. Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard
Hope Arts Gallery’s December Back Room Show is about connections, with other people and the natural world, sustaining us through tough times. (Pixabay photo)

Honouring the power of connections at Hope Arts Gallery

December Back Room Show looks at connections maintained, severed during chaotic year

Hope Arts Gallery’s December Back Room Show is about connections, with other people and the natural world, sustaining us through tough times. (Pixabay photo)
Signs up at Hope Secondary School inform visitors that the school is a closed campus during the coronavirus pandemic. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Fourth COVID-19 exposure reported at Hope Secondary School

Nov. 27 exposure two days after another exposure at the school, with five exposures total across SD78

Signs up at Hope Secondary School inform visitors that the school is a closed campus during the coronavirus pandemic. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
Nyah Tiessen, left, Jaxson Hartmann and Connor Hidalgo had spent about an hour and a half on their bridge design and were busy adding spaghetti sticks to connect the beams of their bridge. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Building bridges, out of spaghetti

Hope Secondary School’s Grade 7 class got some hands on practice in the skilled trades

Nyah Tiessen, left, Jaxson Hartmann and Connor Hidalgo had spent about an hour and a half on their bridge design and were busy adding spaghetti sticks to connect the beams of their bridge. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
Hope's RCMP Staff Sergeant Karol Rehdner at an RCMP ceremony in August 2020. Rehdner will be retiring at the end of this year, handing over the reins to incoming Staff Sergeant Travis De Coene. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Property crime down in Hope and area

Retiring Staff Sgt. Karol Rehdner presents January to October crime statistics to council

Hope's RCMP Staff Sergeant Karol Rehdner at an RCMP ceremony in August 2020. Rehdner will be retiring at the end of this year, handing over the reins to incoming Staff Sergeant Travis De Coene. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
Signs up at Hope Secondary School inform visitors that the school is a closed campus during the coronavirus pandemic. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

SD78 Briefs: COVID-19 exposures and safe schools, mental health training coming

Principal of alternate school TREC examines reward program for students

Signs up at Hope Secondary School inform visitors that the school is a closed campus during the coronavirus pandemic. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
Hope Secondary School. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Third COVID-19 exposure at Hope Secondary Nov. 24

School district has lowest rates of exposure in all of Lower Mainland: superintendent

Hope Secondary School. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
Top left: Brewer Sho Ogawa tests and perfects brews. Bottom left: The inside of Hope’s first craft brewery, which had a soft opening Nov. 24. (Mountainview Brewing Co./Facebook photo)

Hope’s first craft brewery now open

Mountainview Brewing Co.’s soft opening took place Nov. 24 from 1 to 8 p.m.

Top left: Brewer Sho Ogawa tests and perfects brews. Bottom left: The inside of Hope’s first craft brewery, which had a soft opening Nov. 24. (Mountainview Brewing Co./Facebook photo)
Signs up at Hope Secondary School inform visitors that the school is a closed campus during the coronavirus pandemic. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Second COVID-19 exposure at Hope Secondary School

Fraser Health website lists exposure on Nov. 11 and 12

Signs up at Hope Secondary School inform visitors that the school is a closed campus during the coronavirus pandemic. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
Catherine Wiebe, left, presents Ed Thomas with the 2020 Hope Heart Hero award. (Youtube screenshot)

Ed Thomas honoured for volunteerism in Hope

Thomas has logged tens of thousands of miles as a volunteer driver and leader with Care Transit

Catherine Wiebe, left, presents Ed Thomas with the 2020 Hope Heart Hero award. (Youtube screenshot)
Slippers, socks and soup are the focus for Hope Secondary School’s senior leadership students during a November donation drive. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Slippers, socks and soup sought by students

Hope Secondary leadership students did some sleuthing to figure out what was needed in the community

Slippers, socks and soup are the focus for Hope Secondary School’s senior leadership students during a November donation drive. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
Background actors and principals donned winter wear for the shooting of a Christmas film in Hope on July 29, even amidst a summer heat wave and an ongoing Environment Canada special weather statement. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Christmas film shot in Hope premieres Nov. 24

A Christmas Tree Grows in Colorado was shot during a late July heatwave in Hope

Background actors and principals donned winter wear for the shooting of a Christmas film in Hope on July 29, even amidst a summer heat wave and an ongoing Environment Canada special weather statement. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
Councillors defeated two proposed bylaw amendments on the 650 Old Hope Princeton Way property, preventing BC Housing from moving ahead with plans for a 52-unit supportive housing building at the address. (Zoom/Facebook screenshot)

Council says no to BC Housing’s plans for supportive housing in Hope

Bylaw amendments to allow 52-unit building were defeated with four voting opposed, one lone supporter

Councillors defeated two proposed bylaw amendments on the 650 Old Hope Princeton Way property, preventing BC Housing from moving ahead with plans for a 52-unit supportive housing building at the address. (Zoom/Facebook screenshot)
The Memorial Park Canadian flag is lowered to half mast on Remembrance Day Nov. 11, 2020. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Honouring those fallen, and those still suffering

Remembrance Day 2020 was a small, solemn affair in Hope, B.C.

The Memorial Park Canadian flag is lowered to half mast on Remembrance Day Nov. 11, 2020. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
A nordic racer on the way down from the Backwall Peak trail at Manning Park in 2018. (Manning Park Resort photo)
A nordic racer on the way down from the Backwall Peak trail at Manning Park in 2018. (Manning Park Resort photo)
A new 7-Eleven opened Nov. 16 at 715 Old Hope Princeton Way. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

7-Eleven now open in Hope

Store and gas station along Old Hope Princeton Way will be 24-hours, seven days a week

A new 7-Eleven opened Nov. 16 at 715 Old Hope Princeton Way. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
Slumber Lodge Motel. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

COVID-19 exposure warning issued for Hope’s Slumber Lodge Motel

Anyone who visited the motel Nov. 7, 8 or 9 should monitor for symptoms: Fraser Health

Slumber Lodge Motel. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
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Realtors ask Hope residents to donate blankets, warm clothes

26th annual blanket drive is a drive thru event Saturday at Northwest Harvest Church

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