Sarah Gawdin

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A little something

The apologetic nature of Canadians is an admired trait for one BC’er

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Changes Needed for Roadways

Changes Needed for Roadways

Safe driving practices should be followed whether you’re a cop, trucker, or in the general public

Changes Needed for Roadways
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Here’s what’s in a pronoun

Reader responds to previously published Letter to the Editor

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Ms. Gawdin may be out of touch

Reader says Gawdin’s previous opinion piece is too ‘utopian’

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Frank Granovski invites everyone to keep active at the local rec centre, which offers a plethora of activities for people of all ages and abilities. (Gordon Cook)

See you at the Rec Centre

Local touts the benefits of the local recreation centre

Frank Granovski invites everyone to keep active at the local rec centre, which offers a plethora of activities for people of all ages and abilities. (Gordon Cook)
Hayven Hope volunteers for Communities in Bloom and waters flowers in front of businesses in downtown Hope. (Sarah Gawdin/Black Press)

Read Right Society celebrates Hope’s volunteers

April 7 - 13 is Volunteer Appreciation Week

Hayven Hope volunteers for Communities in Bloom and waters flowers in front of businesses in downtown Hope. (Sarah Gawdin/Black Press)
MLA Jackie Tegart says a regional plan addressing the pathways into and out of homelessness is the best way to prevent hospitals from shuffling patients with no fixed address into distant communties via taxi. (Pixabay)

MLA says ‘regional plan’ including wrap-around services will help end hospitals’ shuffling of homeless

Regional plan could also help prevent one community from becoming a ‘hub’ of homelessness

MLA Jackie Tegart says a regional plan addressing the pathways into and out of homelessness is the best way to prevent hospitals from shuffling patients with no fixed address into distant communties via taxi. (Pixabay)
A group of volunteers from last year’s clean-up efforts. (Submitted)

Sticks and stones may break your bones and an unhappy time at Coquihalla River Park

Hope Mountain Centre calls out for volunteers for annual park clean-up party

A group of volunteers from last year’s clean-up efforts. (Submitted)
Kevin Cochrane of BC Wildfire Services looks on as firefighters practice their hovering heli-exit strategies.  Sarah Gawdin/Hope Standard

WATCH: BC Wildfire crews step out of hovering helicopters in Hope

Practicing exiting a hovering aircraft helps ensure firefighters can attend any fire site

Kevin Cochrane of BC Wildfire Services looks on as firefighters practice their hovering heli-exit strategies.  Sarah Gawdin/Hope Standard
Jamie Bolton versus Oliver Martin, Frankie Spear-Beauchamp versus Avery Loring and Gryphon Deserranno versus Chris Weidenbacher, racing to get their belts first. It’s the first of many mini battles they’ll have in the PTT Hope BC Jiu-Jitsu class. (Barry Stewart/Hope Standard)

Christian Paauwe brought a bit of South America to Hope with his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes

Second intake of Pacific Top Team Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu students starts April 1

Jamie Bolton versus Oliver Martin, Frankie Spear-Beauchamp versus Avery Loring and Gryphon Deserranno versus Chris Weidenbacher, racing to get their belts first. It’s the first of many mini battles they’ll have in the PTT Hope BC Jiu-Jitsu class. (Barry Stewart/Hope Standard)
A scene from Genaille’s animated short Grandfather on the Prairies, which gets its inspiration partially from a conversation between Genaille and his brother, a traditional Ojibwe hunting method and his mother’s cat.

Local animator’s dreams pput on pause after pet pees on computer

Andrew Genaille’s lab, Jay-Jay, mistook his high-powered computer for a tree

A scene from Genaille’s animated short Grandfather on the Prairies, which gets its inspiration partially from a conversation between Genaille and his brother, a traditional Ojibwe hunting method and his mother’s cat.
Back (L - R): Shane Duncan, Thor Nielsen, Sara George, Brad McCreight, Ashtyn Hambly, Andrew Duncan, Keven Duncan Middle (L - R): Garrett High, Riley McCreight, Jacob Miller, Mia John, Noah Peterson, Carter Briscoe, Owen Mitchell Front (L - R): Skyler Duncan, Erick Letourneau, Mark Schwichtenburg, Josh Warcup

Hope’s Bantam Wild Cats finish season on high note

The youth hockey team won 2019 Bantam play-off banner

Back (L - R): Shane Duncan, Thor Nielsen, Sara George, Brad McCreight, Ashtyn Hambly, Andrew Duncan, Keven Duncan Middle (L - R): Garrett High, Riley McCreight, Jacob Miller, Mia John, Noah Peterson, Carter Briscoe, Owen Mitchell Front (L - R): Skyler Duncan, Erick Letourneau, Mark Schwichtenburg, Josh Warcup
Hope’s local MPs draw line in the sand over Budget 2019

Hope’s local MPs draw line in the sand over Budget 2019

Political opposites, Mark Strahl and Jati Sidhu, don’t see eye-to-eye on federal budget

Hope’s local MPs draw line in the sand over Budget 2019
Mounties investigating early morning home invasion in Fraser Valley

Mounties investigating early morning home invasion in Fraser Valley

Hope resident captured the high speed chase on his dash cam while commuting to work

Mounties investigating early morning home invasion in Fraser Valley
Last minute search and rescue funding announcement was ‘shocking,’ says Hope’s group

Last minute search and rescue funding announcement was ‘shocking,’ says Hope’s group

The goverment has stepped up with $18.6 million over three years for B.C.’s ground SAR groups

Last minute search and rescue funding announcement was ‘shocking,’ says Hope’s group
Murray Porter, a Juno-award winning Mohawk blues musician, will play the 2019 Indigenous Music Feast in Lytton this July.

Three JUNO winners to perform at bc’s contemporary indigenous music festival – 2 rivers remix: July

Musicians Murray Porter and Helene Duguay are part of the Fest’s stellar lineup

Murray Porter, a Juno-award winning Mohawk blues musician, will play the 2019 Indigenous Music Feast in Lytton this July.
Improving services for our most vulnerable citizens

Improving services for our most vulnerable citizens

Even B.C.’s more rural communities are struggling with mental health, housing, and homelessness

Improving services for our most vulnerable citizens
Manning Park Resort is hosting an online auction for ten chairs from their iconic Orange Chair, which has been in place since 1970, but is being retired at the end of this season.

Own a piece of Manning history and help a good cause

Auction proceeds for 10 Orange chairs from the half-century-old lift will be donated to charities

Manning Park Resort is hosting an online auction for ten chairs from their iconic Orange Chair, which has been in place since 1970, but is being retired at the end of this season.
Sarah Brown, Mayor Peter Robb, and Shannon Jones would like to extend a warm Hope welcome to all participants of the South Coast Women’s Hockey League, which kicks off a weekend of incredible hockey. “It’s going to be “the best hockey Hope has ever seen,” said minor hockey referee, Paul Fredrickson to Black Press last year when the championship’s location was announced.  Sarah Gawdin/Hope Standard

Hope welcomes the South Coast Women’s Hockey Championship

Sarah Brown, Mayor Peter Robb, and Shannon Jones show off their Hope canyons and cascades pride

Sarah Brown, Mayor Peter Robb, and Shannon Jones would like to extend a warm Hope welcome to all participants of the South Coast Women’s Hockey League, which kicks off a weekend of incredible hockey. “It’s going to be “the best hockey Hope has ever seen,” said minor hockey referee, Paul Fredrickson to Black Press last year when the championship’s location was announced.  Sarah Gawdin/Hope Standard
BC Transit is hosting a series of public information sessions to get feedback for a 10-year transit plan. (News staff/Victoria News)

Have your say and help shape the future of your transit system

BC Transit is hosting a series of public feedback sessions across the Fraser Valley

BC Transit is hosting a series of public information sessions to get feedback for a 10-year transit plan. (News staff/Victoria News)