Jessica Peters

Kal Tire employees Daniel Barnes and Brenda Pauli, sort the tires after they were dropped off for the Hope Earth Day Cleanup on April 24, 2021. (Pattie Desjardins/ Hope Standard)

Hope residents and volunteers pitched in for day of cleaning

Many hands made for light work as residents brought in recyclables for first community-wide cleanup

Kal Tire employees Daniel Barnes and Brenda Pauli, sort the tires after they were dropped off for the Hope Earth Day Cleanup on April 24, 2021. (Pattie Desjardins/ Hope Standard)
The ‘Gateway to Holidayland’ sign in the Rambo franchise’ first film, First Blood. (Youtube screenshot)

Hope had no say in being left out of Lower Mainland zone amid COVID restrictions: Mayor

Hope acts as a geographical gateway to the rest of the province

The ‘Gateway to Holidayland’ sign in the Rambo franchise’ first film, First Blood. (Youtube screenshot)
Hope will get a look at the most recent Five Year Financial Plan on May 5. (www.SeniorLiving.Org)

District of Hope’s 5-year financial plan up for discussion

Public can view document online now, and join discussion online

Hope will get a look at the most recent Five Year Financial Plan on May 5. (www.SeniorLiving.Org)
The Mural of Peace in Two Rivers Education Centre’s entrance hallway was created in collaboration with artist John LeFlock and several students. It was officially unveiled for Earth Day, April 22, 2021. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)

Mural of Peace at Hope school unveiled with blessing from Elder

Mural was a collaboration between an artist and several students at TREC

The Mural of Peace in Two Rivers Education Centre’s entrance hallway was created in collaboration with artist John LeFlock and several students. It was officially unveiled for Earth Day, April 22, 2021. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)
An interactive map available on the Trans Mountain website shows how the pipeline travels through Hope. Work is coming to the Hope Station, marked in red, that may cause some disturbance. (Trans Mountain website)

Trans Mountain work in Hope could cause noise and odours

One of the tanks at Hope station will be drained of product, ventilated and cleaned

An interactive map available on the Trans Mountain website shows how the pipeline travels through Hope. Work is coming to the Hope Station, marked in red, that may cause some disturbance. (Trans Mountain website)
RCMP released this image of a loaded gun and alleged drugs from a home in Hope B.C., seized on April 21, 2021 on Commission Street. (RCMP photo

RCMP seize loaded gun, alleged drugs from house in Hope

Packages believed to contain heroin, fentanyl, crack cocaine and methamphetamine

RCMP released this image of a loaded gun and alleged drugs from a home in Hope B.C., seized on April 21, 2021 on Commission Street. (RCMP photo
Brody Coburn, 12, took home the win in the Paul Kaji Trick Contest with this wall-ride hand-plant. (Photo by Mike Faux)

Hope skaters go online to show off tricks for contest

HMI Skate Park hosts competition in memory of late skateboarder Paul Kaji

Brody Coburn, 12, took home the win in the Paul Kaji Trick Contest with this wall-ride hand-plant. (Photo by Mike Faux)
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Semi truck and car collide on Highway 1 near Popkum

Slow lane eastbound is now closed as crews wait for tow trucks

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Just over a dozen vehicles drove throughout Hope as part of a ‘Honk-a-thon’ on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, in support of saving the Hope Station House. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)

VIDEO: ‘Honk for history’ say supporters of Hope Station House

Parade of vehicles take a spin around Hope to gain attention for the Station House

Just over a dozen vehicles drove throughout Hope as part of a ‘Honk-a-thon’ on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, in support of saving the Hope Station House. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)
Mark Strahl, MP for Chilliwack-Hope, delivered a statement in the hybrid sitting of the House of Commons on March 23, 2021, calling on the Liberal government to present a plan for when COVID-19 restrictions can be safely eased. (Screenshot/ Mark Strahl)

Chilliwack Hope MP Strahl says federal budget doesn’t reflect needs of Canadians

MP says budget illustrates that Liberals don’t have a plan to recover from COVID-19 losses

Mark Strahl, MP for Chilliwack-Hope, delivered a statement in the hybrid sitting of the House of Commons on March 23, 2021, calling on the Liberal government to present a plan for when COVID-19 restrictions can be safely eased. (Screenshot/ Mark Strahl)
A COVID-19 vaccination clinic is open every Thursday in Hope at the Legion for the age-based vaccine rollout. But now anyone aged 40 and older can also book an appointment at a pharmacy for the AstraZeneca vaccine. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)

Hope residents 40 and older can now get vaccinated at participating pharmacies

Remedy’s RX pharmacist said the response from the public was immediate following announcement

A COVID-19 vaccination clinic is open every Thursday in Hope at the Legion for the age-based vaccine rollout. But now anyone aged 40 and older can also book an appointment at a pharmacy for the AstraZeneca vaccine. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)
Alisa Gusakova was one of two Grade 12 Chilliwack students who received a $5,000 Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship earlier this year. Now, a fundraiser has been created for the teen after her mother was killed. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Fundraiser launched for daughter of Chilliwack woman killed

Money raised will help Chilliwack teen attend UFV to earn business degree

Alisa Gusakova was one of two Grade 12 Chilliwack students who received a $5,000 Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship earlier this year. Now, a fundraiser has been created for the teen after her mother was killed. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Chilliwack Search and Rescue volunteers say that a call on April 17 on Vedder Mountain was affected by bikers who rode through the rescue site, throwing rocks onto members and the patient. (Chilliwack Search and Rescue image)

Chilliwack Search and Rescue team, and patient, sprayed with rocks and dirt during rescue

Volunteer crew speaks out after riders on Vedder Mountain show no courtesy at accident scene

Chilliwack Search and Rescue volunteers say that a call on April 17 on Vedder Mountain was affected by bikers who rode through the rescue site, throwing rocks onto members and the patient. (Chilliwack Search and Rescue image)
Agassiz Fire Department has been called to an ATV rollover on Harrison East Forest Service Road on Sunday, April 18, 2021. (Google Maps)

Agassiz Fire called out to ATV rollover incident on Harrison FSR

Morning call follows exceptionally busy Saturday as temperatures soar in Fraser Valley

Agassiz Fire Department has been called to an ATV rollover on Harrison East Forest Service Road on Sunday, April 18, 2021. (Google Maps)
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Hope residents invited to join in Earth Day clean-up event

From dead batteries to flat tires, volunteers ready to sort and recycle

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Japanese Canadian citizens being transferred into waiting trucks outside Hope Station House. NNMCC L2021-2-1-004. Photographs courtesy of the Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre

Fight continues for historic Hope Station House

Ombudsman report and stop work order come alongside district’s move to remove heritage status

Japanese Canadian citizens being transferred into waiting trucks outside Hope Station House. NNMCC L2021-2-1-004. Photographs courtesy of the Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre
Structural firefighter Ken Barwich sits on a mountain overlooking Hope and the Fraser River, in a new safety video that promotes the simple steps to take around your yard and home to protect it from forest fires. (Screenshot)

VIDEO: Hope featured in B.C. fire safety video for homeowners

Simple steps can protect a home from being lost in a forest fire, says B.C. FireSmart

Structural firefighter Ken Barwich sits on a mountain overlooking Hope and the Fraser River, in a new safety video that promotes the simple steps to take around your yard and home to protect it from forest fires. (Screenshot)
Bat Packs are the newest addition to the FVRL Playground, and have everything you need to learn more about bats, and track them in your neighbourhood. (FVRL image)

Bat Packs at Fraser Valley libraries come with echometer to track bats

Packs are the newest part of the FVRL Playground inventory

Bat Packs are the newest addition to the FVRL Playground, and have everything you need to learn more about bats, and track them in your neighbourhood. (FVRL image)
Coquihalla elementary Grade 1 teacher Jenny Mossey hands out saplings to students at Rotary Park for them to plant themselves, on April 13, 2021. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)

Coquihalla students pitch in with Rotary Park re-planting efforts

Popular Hope park trail improved after trees with root rot removed

Coquihalla elementary Grade 1 teacher Jenny Mossey hands out saplings to students at Rotary Park for them to plant themselves, on April 13, 2021. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)
About 80 demonstrators walked through Hope with signs in support of saving the Station House on March 23, 2021. (Photo/Christian Ward)

Public hearing now planned for Hope’s Station House decision

Council has now taken steps to remove heritage status from historic building

About 80 demonstrators walked through Hope with signs in support of saving the Station House on March 23, 2021. (Photo/Christian Ward)