The Aug. 4 Lights on Lightning Lakes Lantern Festival was the biggest iteration of the festival organizers have seen. 156 lanterns were assembled in all different shapes and sizes during the day, and launched into the lake at night. Robyn Barker photo

PHOTOS: Hope and area celebrate BC Day

Emelie Peacock

 

The Aug. 4 Lights on Lightning Lakes Lantern Festival was the biggest iteration of the festival organizers have seen. 156 lanterns were assembled in all different shapes and sizes during the day, and launched into the lake at night. Mike Barker photo

Maddy, Tom and Jan Bentley with their lantern design at the Aug. 4 Lights on Lightning Lakes Lantern Festival organized by Manning Park Resort. Robyn Barker photo

Kevin Pole of Hope contemplates the replacement of his right headlight ring. A Sunshine Valley regular, Pole won the show’s People’s Choice Award with his 1971 Mustang convertible at the inaugural Sunshine Valley Days 2018 car show Aug. 4. Greg Laychak/Black Press

Sunshine Valley lived up to its name for the inaugural Sunshine Valley Days 2018 car show on Aug. 4. Greg Laychak/Black Press

Cohen Canning, left, William Huguet and Isaac Huguet celebrated Isaac’s fourth birthday on BC Day. Rea Huguet photo

These truly are the dog days of summer, with dog Duke taking a swim in Silver Lake to cool off. Sharen Hart

Some families took advantage of an extra day off to hike local trails. Five-year-old Kaylin, left, and Finn, 2, conquered the Hope Lookout Trail on BC Day. Kyle Andrew Kjemhus photo

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