Community

Nine-year-old history teacher inspires action at B.C. school

Daughter of residential school survivor shares powerful message of resilience

Cloverdale grandma, 96, proves ‘A Mother’s Love’ knows no age limit

Hazel Amos’ team will take on the Inside Ride to raise money for children with cancer

Week In Photos: Hope and area, Sept. 28 to Oct. 4

Both Purple Light Nights and Orange Shirt Day commemorated this week

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Grade 6 students prepare food, toys for community members in need
Letters to Santa at Hope Library
Ho Ho Hope Christmas Fest
Hope book sale off to a good start

UBC Thunderbirds, Grindstone foundation celebrate World Girls’ Hockey Weekend

Event assists foundation, which ensures no girl is left on the sidelines due to financial barriers.

  • Oct 2, 2018

Better late than never: time for the 96th annual Chilliwack Plowing Match

Typically held in April, the event was delayed until now due to spring weather issues

Wild Woods and Whimsy: Fall’s first show at the Hope Arts Gallery

Wildlife paintings, scenes of wild places in B.C. and forest houses made of pottery featured at gallery this month

  • Oct 1, 2018

PHOTOS: United Church hosts pet blessing ceremony

Animals of all shapes and sizes were blessed at Dogwood Park

Chilliwack couple grow giant surprise in small backyard

Although they didn’t plant it, the Rosses grew a towering sunflower in their backyard garden

WATCH: Hope’s community garden finds a forever home

Garden move noticed by national organization who focus on growing communities

Guardian of B.C. war memorial to get memorial of his own

The late Dave Manson spent 10 years looking after First World War memorial without pay

Young Hope entrepreneur makes her mark with wood art business

Savannah Roberts’ path to wood art started with disappointment at not being admitted to art class

VIDEO: World Rivers Day paddle down the Fraser

International day started on local waterways

Chilliwack and Yarrow libraries in need of reading buddies

The Reading Buddy program helps students in grades one to four develop a love of reading

B.C. teen with autism a talented guitarist

Farley Mifsud is gaining fans with every performance

B.C. couple plans sustainable, zero-waste life in the Shuswap

Plan includes building a tiny house before the snow flies

Another successful year for Chilliwack’s ‘We Got Your Back’ backpack program

Sponsored by local businesses, program stocks backpacks with school supplies for students in need

New ‘meowyoral’ race featuring felines announced by Chilliwack animal shelter

Organizers hope the cat election will generate attention for both the shelter and municipal election

PHOTOS: Biggest Hope Brigade Days ever

50th edition draws in 7,000 over the weekend

VIDEO: Local woman’s legacy honoured with new award

The Barb Sharrers Volunteer Appreciation Award was announced at husband’s memorial