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Residents in front of their new passive house on traditional Yale First Nation lands at Ruby Creek. These residents moved into their new energy-efficient home on March 31 and April 1.

Yale First Nation’s new passive houses promising community and shelter

Twelve tenants moved into the six-plex, two-bedroom, two-storey passive houses on March 31 and April 1.

Residents in front of their new passive house on traditional Yale First Nation lands at Ruby Creek. These residents moved into their new energy-efficient home on March 31 and April 1.
A photo taken at the Nomad Sports Academy for Orphans in Livingston

Sports academy for orphans gives hope to African kids

Follow-up fundraiser for the academy slated for April 22 at the Silver Chalice Pub.

A photo taken at the Nomad Sports Academy for Orphans in Livingston
Hope Taxi driver Charles Bennett feels that his clientele mostly need A-to-B transportation

Taxi drivers not too concerned about upcoming bus service

Two taxi drivers in Hope do not believe a new bus service will disrupt their business by much.

Hope Taxi driver Charles Bennett feels that his clientele mostly need A-to-B transportation
Architect Geoff Lawlor (wearing black) presents the Station House project costs to council members on Monday

Council debates options to reduce cost on Station House

The cost consultant responsible for giving an estimate for the renovations and repairs to Station House has put it at $1.93 million.

Architect Geoff Lawlor (wearing black) presents the Station House project costs to council members on Monday
Pharmacy manager Michael McLoughlin stands beside pharmacist Lindsay Kufta in Hope Pharmasave.

Pharmacist Lindsay Kufta wins New Practitioner Award

The award is given to a pharmacist who has contributed to the profession in their early-career years.

Pharmacy manager Michael McLoughlin stands beside pharmacist Lindsay Kufta in Hope Pharmasave.
The entrance of Peers Creek Forest Service Road

RCMP investigates suspicious death on forestry road

Update: name released and further details of the death of a 20-year-old.

The entrance of Peers Creek Forest Service Road
The All Candidates Meeting during the 2013 provincial election.

All Candidates Meeting scheduled for April 26

Four people will debate why they should be your MLA that evening.

The All Candidates Meeting during the 2013 provincial election.
Robert Enns speaks out against an application for a development variance permit on Yale Road to build a kennel at the March 27 District of Hope council meeting. Council decided to deny the request for the permit because of the complaints they heard that evening.

Council denies kennel application due to complaints

Council also enforces election sign bylaw in town.

Robert Enns speaks out against an application for a development variance permit on Yale Road to build a kennel at the March 27 District of Hope council meeting. Council decided to deny the request for the permit because of the complaints they heard that evening.
A map showing the routes a Boston Bar resident has to take if Highway 1 access were blocked. Residents would go to Lytton or Kamloops should they need something

What’s a Canyon resident to do when a rockslide strikes?

Stock up, go to Lytton or farther afield, or take the long way to Hope are some options.

A map showing the routes a Boston Bar resident has to take if Highway 1 access were blocked. Residents would go to Lytton or Kamloops should they need something
Hope Pharmasave pharmacy manager Michael McLoughlin (left) stands with pharmacist Lindsay Kufta. Kufta has been nominated for the British Columbia Pharmacy Association’s New Practitioner Award.

Local pharmacist nominated for early-career achievement award

But she will also leave Hope this June for further career opportunities.

Hope Pharmasave pharmacy manager Michael McLoughlin (left) stands with pharmacist Lindsay Kufta. Kufta has been nominated for the British Columbia Pharmacy Association’s New Practitioner Award.
AdvantageHOPE executive director Tammy Shields.

AdvantageHOPE achieving all its goals: exec director

AdvantageHOPE executive director's presentation at the March 21 annual general meeting.

AdvantageHOPE executive director Tammy Shields.
AdvantageHOPE asset development in-charge Stephanie Hooker.

AdvantageHOPE engaging partners to develop amenities

AdvantageHOPE's asset development in-charge Stephanie Hooker's presentation at the March 21 annual general meeting.

AdvantageHOPE asset development in-charge Stephanie Hooker.
Hope Visitor Centre and Museum Complex manager Helen Kennedy.

Hope has 11th busiest Visitor Centre in British Columbia

Hope Visitor Centre and Museum Complex manager Helen Kennedy highlighted their achievements at the AdvantageHOPE annual general meeting.

Hope Visitor Centre and Museum Complex manager Helen Kennedy.
The proposed schedule for Route 22. The bus stop at Seabird Island is tentative.

BC Transit reveals more details on Route 22

Exact locations of bus stops, timelines and route expansions.

The proposed schedule for Route 22. The bus stop at Seabird Island is tentative.
Renovations to the Station House would cost $1.93 million

VIDEO: How did council react to Station House report?

Listen to the most important comments made at the April 10 meeting.

Renovations to the Station House would cost $1.93 million
Renovations to the Station House would cost $1.93 million

Station House renovation would cost $1.93 million

"I'm smart enough to see some things to shock me,” said Coun. Scott Medlock.

Renovations to the Station House would cost $1.93 million
Council and staff crunch numbers at the March 8 budget meeting. Public consultation is scheduled for April 12.

Final budget meeting talks $255K police station rent, average resident’s tax increase

The April 5 budget meeting was the final budget meeting before public consultation on April 12.

Council and staff crunch numbers at the March 8 budget meeting. Public consultation is scheduled for April 12.
A man sits on the pavement at the edge of Memorial Park. Homelessness has increased in Hope and Boston Bar according to data from the homeless count.

Homelessness increases in Hope and Boston Bar

Results from the homeless count show Hope had a 64 per cent increase

A man sits on the pavement at the edge of Memorial Park. Homelessness has increased in Hope and Boston Bar according to data from the homeless count.
District of Hope council and staff meet at the March 23 budget meeting. This meeting saw the return of Coun. Bob Erickson

Budget: snow plowing, Kinder Morgan’s $500K

Avoiding plowing-in residents and Kinder Morgan's $500,000 funds stirred up discussion at the March 23 budget meeting.

District of Hope council and staff meet at the March 23 budget meeting. This meeting saw the return of Coun. Bob Erickson
Founder of Project HOPE

Newcomer forms Project HOPE to connect children to activities

Founder of Project HOPE, Shannon Jones, holds a banner beside her husband John Jones, who will sponsor the events that Project HOPE hosts.

Founder of Project HOPE