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Stats Canada data shows that 16.9 per cent of the Canadian population is 65 and over. (Ann/Flickr)

Seniors outnumber kids in B.C.: Stats Can

British Columbia is the fifth oldest province in Canada, 2016 census numbers show

Stats Canada data shows that 16.9 per cent of the Canadian population is 65 and over. (Ann/Flickr)
Send your letters to news@hopestandard.com.

Hope is not a cyclist’s paradise

Letter about cycling in hope by Anthony Pavick. Send your letters to news@hopestandard.com.

Send your letters to news@hopestandard.com.
A thermometer showing the donors that have contributed towards the Silver Creek Elementary School playground project.

Silver Creek playground gets $15K from District

They have raised $68,500 of $120,000 for a new playground at Silver Creek Elementary School.

A thermometer showing the donors that have contributed towards the Silver Creek Elementary School playground project.
Dr. Joshua Greggain addressing the crowd on the bandstand,

PHOTOS: Walk With Your Doc

The annual event sees Hope residents walking with their doctors, nurses and other professionals.

Dr. Joshua Greggain addressing the crowd on the bandstand,
May Arts Gallery show looks back

May Arts Gallery show looks back

‘Retrospect’ presents art pieces from previous students of the Art Machine.

May Arts Gallery show looks back
Fraser-Cascade School District 78’s administration office.

SD78 to put naloxone kits in schools

Plus: Silver Creek Elementary’s requests and the joint use agreement.

Fraser-Cascade School District 78’s administration office.
Silver Creek Elementary School students working as electoral officers on Monday as they participate in mock elections. (Submitted photo)

Students participate in mock elections

They would have elected Green Party candidate Art Green.

Silver Creek Elementary School students working as electoral officers on Monday as they participate in mock elections. (Submitted photo)
Some three dozen supporters at gathering for Jackie Tegart in Ashcroft. Loud cheers as polls in Cache Creek, Walhacjhin, and Ashcroft show Tegart in the lead by a comfortable margin at 9:20 p.m.

Fraser-Nicola race kicks off

Polls have closed and votes are trickling in.

Some three dozen supporters at gathering for Jackie Tegart in Ashcroft. Loud cheers as polls in Cache Creek, Walhacjhin, and Ashcroft show Tegart in the lead by a comfortable margin at 9:20 p.m.
Jackie Tegart watches a TV in Ashcroft on Tuesday night, as polls trickle in. (Lori Pilon photo)

Tegart wins; Lali blames Greens

Fraser-Nicola has given four more years to BC Liberal Party’s Jackie Tegart.

Jackie Tegart watches a TV in Ashcroft on Tuesday night, as polls trickle in. (Lori Pilon photo)
Voters lining up to vote at the Royal Canadian Legion in Hope on Tuesday morning.

VOTE: Where to vote in Hope, Silver Creek, Yale, Boston Bar

Hope, Silver Creek, Yale, Boston Bar

Voters lining up to vote at the Royal Canadian Legion in Hope on Tuesday morning.
Social Credit Party candidate Michael Henshall speaks to the crowd as the Greens’ Arthur Green, NDP’s Harry Lali and Liberals’ Jackie Tegart listen at the April 26 All-Candidates Meeting. (X. Y. Zeng photo)

All-Candidates Meeting hears issues of education, pipelines and housing

Fraser-Nicola candidates duked it out on the April 26 evening meeting.

Social Credit Party candidate Michael Henshall speaks to the crowd as the Greens’ Arthur Green, NDP’s Harry Lali and Liberals’ Jackie Tegart listen at the April 26 All-Candidates Meeting. (X. Y. Zeng photo)
Community Park Group delegate Stephanie Hooker (left) presents to council about the Coquihalla River Park Recreation Plan at the April 10 council meeting.

Coquihalla Park group dissuades council from reallocating $500,000

Stakeholders of the Coquihalla River Park Recreation Plan presented at the April 10 council meeting.

Community Park Group delegate Stephanie Hooker (left) presents to council about the Coquihalla River Park Recreation Plan at the April 10 council meeting.
AdvantageHOPE board chair Anna Gladue stands with, from left, Hope Visitor Centre and Museum Complex manager Helen Kennedy, asset development in-charge Stephanie Hooker and executive director Tammy Shields.

Gladue becomes AdvantageHOPE chair

Plus: three new members join AdvantageHOPE board of directors.

AdvantageHOPE board chair Anna Gladue stands with, from left, Hope Visitor Centre and Museum Complex manager Helen Kennedy, asset development in-charge Stephanie Hooker and executive director Tammy Shields.
Michael Henshall.

Hope man running for Social Credit in Fraser-Nicola

Social Credit Party candidate Michael Henshall wants to be the MLA of the Fraser-Nicola riding.

Michael Henshall.
X. Y. Zeng photo                                Fraser-Nicola NDP candidate Harry Lali opens his Wallace Street campaign office with former Chilliwack-Hope MLA Gwen O’Mahony on April 19.

Lali opens Hope campaign office, slams Liberals

NDP’s Lali opened his office in Hope April 19.

X. Y. Zeng photo                                Fraser-Nicola NDP candidate Harry Lali opens his Wallace Street campaign office with former Chilliwack-Hope MLA Gwen O’Mahony on April 19.
RCMP are hosting a town hall meeting on Tuesday at the rec centre.

RCMP hosting town hall on Tuesday

It’s open to all residents to share their views on policing.

RCMP are hosting a town hall meeting on Tuesday at the rec centre.
Retiree sleeps rough with his pension

Retiree sleeps rough with his pension

Retiree can’t find a good place to rent

Retiree sleeps rough with his pension
The rock blocking the Coquihalla River near the Othello Tunnels.
The rock blocking the Coquihalla River near the Othello Tunnels.
A photo of Hope RiverMonsters Swim Club member Violette Freimark. This photo won a gold at last Saturday’s B.C. and Yukon Community Newspaper Awards for best sports photo.

The Hope Standard wins multiple awards

The Standard wins awards in both provincial and nationwide competitions.

A photo of Hope RiverMonsters Swim Club member Violette Freimark. This photo won a gold at last Saturday’s B.C. and Yukon Community Newspaper Awards for best sports photo.
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