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Rolly's Restaurant in Hope defied a public health order for over a month. On Oct. 20, they closed as they headed to court. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard file photo)

UPDATE: Hope restaurant closed on morning of injunction hearing

Fraser Health stepping up enforcement of closure after restaurant refused to ask for passports

Rolly's Restaurant in Hope defied a public health order for over a month. On Oct. 20, they closed as they headed to court. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard file photo)
Hope resident Frank Granovski ordered takeout from Rolly’s Restaurant in Hope on Oct. 19, 2021, saying it may be his last burger there if the business closes for good. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)

Hope restaurant owners refusing to ask for vaccine passports could face arrest

Fraser Health applying for an injunction to shut down Rolly’s Restaurant for non compliance

Hope resident Frank Granovski ordered takeout from Rolly’s Restaurant in Hope on Oct. 19, 2021, saying it may be his last burger there if the business closes for good. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)
The Fraser Valley Watersheds Coalition planted 3,600 native species plants along the edges of Starrett Pond at the Tom Berry Gravel Pit site in November 2019. It’s part of a multi-year restoration project focused on connecting waterways in the area to stop salmon from dying there. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard file)

Volunteers needed for planting event at Starrett’s Pond in Hope

Volunteers will get tour of salmon-saving restoration project

The Fraser Valley Watersheds Coalition planted 3,600 native species plants along the edges of Starrett Pond at the Tom Berry Gravel Pit site in November 2019. It’s part of a multi-year restoration project focused on connecting waterways in the area to stop salmon from dying there. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard file)
A gaggle of geese were swimming around Thacker Marsh in Hope on Oct. 13, 2021, as autumn colours begin to show in the park. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)

Photo of the week: Gaggle of geese in Hope

Thacker’s Marsh in Hope a perfect place for an autumn nature walk

A gaggle of geese were swimming around Thacker Marsh in Hope on Oct. 13, 2021, as autumn colours begin to show in the park. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)
Braydon Goss is one of several All Star Wrestlers coming to Hope in November for a show at Hope Cinema. (Instagram/ Braydon Goss)

All Star Wrestling coming to Hope Cinema

Show will feature debut of new wrestler

Braydon Goss is one of several All Star Wrestlers coming to Hope in November for a show at Hope Cinema. (Instagram/ Braydon Goss)
The Alertable app is available for free and can be a source of emergency information. (Alertable app image)

Hope emergency group holding info session for Alertable app

Alertable sends out sounds and text to users when an emergency is in their location

The Alertable app is available for free and can be a source of emergency information. (Alertable app image)
Rolly’s Restaurant in Hope continues to defy a public health order to ask diners for vaccination passports, and another rally is planned to support them. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)

Fines add up for Hope restaurant as supporters plan second rally

Rolly’s Restaurant issued fines, notices from Fraser Health and District of Hope

Rolly’s Restaurant in Hope continues to defy a public health order to ask diners for vaccination passports, and another rally is planned to support them. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)
A dose of the Pfizer vaccine at a COVID-19 vaccination drive-thru clinic. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Taylor)

Pop-up COVID vaccine clinic announced for Hope

Residents urged to help boost Hope’s low vaccination rate

A dose of the Pfizer vaccine at a COVID-19 vaccination drive-thru clinic. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Taylor)
Club Child, which runs out of Coquihalla elementary in Hope, has been hit by staffing shortages that have affected its operation. The five-day-a-week program will be cut back to three until about the end of November. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)

Partial daycare closure in Hope stems from labour shortage

FVRD working on finding employees for program and other positions

Club Child, which runs out of Coquihalla elementary in Hope, has been hit by staffing shortages that have affected its operation. The five-day-a-week program will be cut back to three until about the end of November. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)
A crash near Agassiz has caused some traffic delays in the area Wednesday morning, but no major injuries appear to have occurred. (Adam Louis/ Agassiz-Harrison Observer)

Two-vehicle crash stalls traffic near Agassiz this morning

No serious injuries evident on scene but traffic along Highways 7 and 9 affected

A crash near Agassiz has caused some traffic delays in the area Wednesday morning, but no major injuries appear to have occurred. (Adam Louis/ Agassiz-Harrison Observer)
The public is invited to hang a string of purple lights in October in recognition of Purple Light Nights, which brings awareness to domestic violence. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Purple is the colour of Hope: October 15

Be a light in the community and let people know you won’t stand for domestic violence

The public is invited to hang a string of purple lights in October in recognition of Purple Light Nights, which brings awareness to domestic violence. (Abbotsford News file photo)
People walked through Hope to the Hope Station House on Sept. 18 to protest the plan to demolish the historic building. (Barry Stewart photo)

Hope’s historic station house still has strong support

Future of the building still unsure, as mayor now bound by legal case to not speak on issue

People walked through Hope to the Hope Station House on Sept. 18 to protest the plan to demolish the historic building. (Barry Stewart photo)
Fraser-Cascade School District (SD 78). (Hope Standard file)

Fraser Cascade shakes up inclusive education department

New staff and new protocols improving how district meets needs of students

Fraser-Cascade School District (SD 78). (Hope Standard file)
Trustee Linda Kerr is this year’s chair for the Fraser Cascade Board of Education. (Submitted)

Trustees Kerr and Speth take on board chair and vice-chair roles

Johnstone thanks staff and school community for their support through COVID-19 pandemic

Trustee Linda Kerr is this year’s chair for the Fraser Cascade Board of Education. (Submitted)
Kyla Neustaeter (on ledge) was among about 20 people who took part in the Fridays for Future climate action strike in Hope on Nov. 29, 2019. A small group strikes in front of the Hope District office every Friday at noon, including Arthur Green, who often runs in elections as the Green candidate. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard file)

Hope’s Green candidate is tops with local students in mock vote process

Students at three schools choose Arthur Green as ideal Member of Parliament

Kyla Neustaeter (on ledge) was among about 20 people who took part in the Fridays for Future climate action strike in Hope on Nov. 29, 2019. A small group strikes in front of the Hope District office every Friday at noon, including Arthur Green, who often runs in elections as the Green candidate. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard file)
Hope council listens to Christian Ward speak as a delegation on Sept. 13, 2021. (Image from District of Hope Ratepayers’ Association video)

Hope Council back in chambers, discussions surround hybrid meeting options

Council also dispersed $200,000 in grants for COVID restart funding

Hope council listens to Christian Ward speak as a delegation on Sept. 13, 2021. (Image from District of Hope Ratepayers’ Association video)
Hope Mayor Peter Robb. Hope Standard file photo

Mayor served legal papers over Hope Station House

Robb won’t be speaking about or entertaining any comments about heritage building

Hope Mayor Peter Robb. Hope Standard file photo
The entrance to Peers Creek Forest Service Road, located east of Hope, near the entrance of the Coquihalla Highway. (Hope Standard file photo)

Clean-up crew heading to Peers Creek for Rivers Day

Volunteers asked to register and bring change of clothes

The entrance to Peers Creek Forest Service Road, located east of Hope, near the entrance of the Coquihalla Highway. (Hope Standard file photo)
Facebook graph showing how much federal election candidates in the eastern Fraser Valley spent on Facebook advertising, directly through Facebook.

Some Fraser Valley election candidates spent thousands on Facebook advertising

Tech giant makes candidate spending available to the public through search option

Facebook graph showing how much federal election candidates in the eastern Fraser Valley spent on Facebook advertising, directly through Facebook.
This household in Hope’s Silver Creek neighbourhood embraced the hearts that became synonymous with the year of the COVID-19 pandemic, with handmade hearts put up all around their yard. This photo was taken in May 2020. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Hope struggling with COVID vaccination rates, says mayor

Anti-passport sentiments boil over on Facebook page

This household in Hope’s Silver Creek neighbourhood embraced the hearts that became synonymous with the year of the COVID-19 pandemic, with handmade hearts put up all around their yard. This photo was taken in May 2020. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)