Greg Laychak

Participants of Hope Mountain Centre’s World Rivers Day event gathered on the banks of the Fraser River Sunday morning.

VIDEO: World Rivers Day paddle down the Fraser

International day started on local waterways

Participants of Hope Mountain Centre’s World Rivers Day event gathered on the banks of the Fraser River Sunday morning.
Volunteers of all expertise levels banded together to build the new Silver Creek Elementary playground at the school on Saturday.

VIDEO: Silver Creek playground arrives

Long-running campaign bears fruit

Volunteers of all expertise levels banded together to build the new Silver Creek Elementary playground at the school on Saturday.
VIDEO: Local woman’s legacy honoured with new award

VIDEO: Local woman’s legacy honoured with new award

The Barb Sharrers Volunteer Appreciation Award was announced at husband’s memorial

VIDEO: Local woman’s legacy honoured with new award
VIDEO: Nestle opens doors to Hope community

VIDEO: Nestle opens doors to Hope community

Plant tour and spring Q&A among highlights of event

VIDEO: Nestle opens doors to Hope community
VIDEO: Brigade Days draws big crowd despite rain

VIDEO: Brigade Days draws big crowd despite rain

50th year of post-tourist season bash was a hit

VIDEO: Brigade Days draws big crowd despite rain
VIDEO: Equestrian vaulters shine at B.C. championships

VIDEO: Equestrian vaulters shine at B.C. championships

Chilliwack club hosts province-wide competition

VIDEO: Equestrian vaulters shine at B.C. championships
Around 2,500 cyclists came through Chilliwack Heritage Park on Sunday during the British Columbia Ride to Conquer Cancer

VIDEO: Ride to Conquer Cancer finishes in Chilliwack

2,500 soggy but undeterred cyclists departed en masse from Heritage Park

Around 2,500 cyclists came through Chilliwack Heritage Park on Sunday during the British Columbia Ride to Conquer Cancer
Children enjoy Kawkawa Lake on Saturday during the inaugural Hope Floats Festival. Greg Laychak/Black Press

VIDEO: BC Lions Club hosts inaugural Floats Festival

First festival attracts more than 250 floaters

Children enjoy Kawkawa Lake on Saturday during the inaugural Hope Floats Festival. Greg Laychak/Black Press
Lily Chow, director of multiculturalism for the New Pathways to Gold Society, speaks at Saturday’s unveiling.

VIDEO: Yale commemorates Chinese contributions

More than a century and a half later, a local business man On Lee is recognized

Lily Chow, director of multiculturalism for the New Pathways to Gold Society, speaks at Saturday’s unveiling.
(Left to right) Karl Autenrieth, Glenn Chapman and Chad Edwards prepare cedar racks for smoking salmon.

PHOTOS: Spuzzum First Fish Ceremony

The annual ceremony included an awareness campaign for the old Alexandra Bridge.

(Left to right) Karl Autenrieth, Glenn Chapman and Chad Edwards prepare cedar racks for smoking salmon.
Sunshine Valley lived up to its name for the inaugural Sunshine Valley Days 2018 car show on Saturday.

VIDEO: Sunshine Valley Days kicks off 2018 with its first-ever car show

Next year will include quads and bikes as well

Sunshine Valley lived up to its name for the inaugural Sunshine Valley Days 2018 car show on Saturday.
One of the club’s two Cessna L-19 Bird-Dog tow planes gives a glider lift over Hope on Sunday.

VIDEO: Vancouver Soaring Association climbs higher with new hangar

Plans to build a storage structure are almost as old as the club

One of the club’s two Cessna L-19 Bird-Dog tow planes gives a glider lift over Hope on Sunday.
Yvette John talks about the healing properties of the stinging nettle plant.

VIDEO: Expert shares traditional indigenous plant knowledge

Yvette John teaches popular Hope Mountain Centre workshop/hike

Yvette John talks about the healing properties of the stinging nettle plant.
VIDEO: First concert in Hope summer park series

VIDEO: First concert in Hope summer park series

A mix of rain and sun gave Band or Rascals a unique backdrop for series opener

VIDEO: First concert in Hope summer park series
VIDEO: Hope Canada Day celebration

VIDEO: Hope Canada Day celebration

Guests gathered in Memorial Park for the national celebration

VIDEO: Hope Canada Day celebration
Sunshine Valley Ratepayer’s Celebrate Canada volunteers hold a festive cake before serving it to guests at the Sunshine Inn on Saturday.

VIDEO: Sunshine Valley “Celebrate Canada” preludes holiday

Sunshine Valley celebration bright, despite rain

Sunshine Valley Ratepayer’s Celebrate Canada volunteers hold a festive cake before serving it to guests at the Sunshine Inn on Saturday.
Sylvia Byers of Hope goes for the ribs on her first of two meat draw wins Saturday afternoon at the Legion fundraiser.

VIDEO: Legion Week and Sunshine Valley Fire Dept. fundraiser

Three events were held at the local legion Saturday

Sylvia Byers of Hope goes for the ribs on her first of two meat draw wins Saturday afternoon at the Legion fundraiser.
VIDEO: Strawberry Social serves up cake and historical fun

VIDEO: Strawberry Social serves up cake and historical fun

Long-time fundraiser continues its legacy

VIDEO: Strawberry Social serves up cake and historical fun
VIDEO: River Monsters host Hope swim meet

VIDEO: River Monsters host Hope swim meet

Families from around B.C. gathered in Hope to take part in the two-day event

VIDEO: River Monsters host Hope swim meet
Sydney Luck, 7, celebrates second place in the counter-intuitive “slow race”, beside her victorious five-year-old brother (left) Kalen.

VIDEO: Bike rodeo grows in second year

Marking the end of Bike to Work Week, kids learn about pedalling

Sydney Luck, 7, celebrates second place in the counter-intuitive “slow race”, beside her victorious five-year-old brother (left) Kalen.