PHOTOS: This week in Hope, B.C.

The crowds were packed for a mid-week hockey exhibition game, comedians filmed the second episode of their web series on Hope’s main drag and the community inched closer to Brigade Days’ 50th birthday.

Andrew Barber (“Rene”), left, and Angela Galanopoulos (“Michelle”) and their film crew shot scenes from the second episode of Michelle’s, on Wallace Street Aug. 23. The two actors are also the creators of the Canadian soap opera set in Hope. Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard
Andrew Barber (“Rene”), left, and Angela Galanopoulos (“Michelle”) and their film crew shot scenes from the second episode of Michelle’s, on Wallace Street Aug. 23. The two actors are also the creators of the Canadian soap opera set in Hope. Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard
Greg Kelly gets his hot dog filled with red onions from Yvonne Johnstone at a hot dog roast in front of Northwest Harvest Church, as Pauline Wilson, in superman garb, and Valinda Inyallie hang out in the background. The Aug. 28 event was the last edition of the weekly summer sandwich program, put on by Hope United Church, which got started to fill the summer gap when the Joshua Project takes a two-month break. Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard
Libby Kirkland/Submitted photo Guinness the 10-year-old mini schnauzer is a huge fan of car rides. Head to hopestandard.com to see which other dogs of Hope were celebrated on International Dog Day.
The Laughlin’s are a mega-fan family, having travelled with the Chilliwack Chiefs to many of their away games and visiting every arena in B.C. but one. They are, from left, Samantha, Oliver, Greg and baby Austin. Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard
Chilliwack Chiefs’ Carter Wilkie battles Coquitlam Express’ Dallas Farrell for control of the puck during an Aug. 28 exhibition game at the Hope Arena. Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard
Champions from this year’s Wildcats midget C team drop the puck to start the game. Coach Mike Prawdzik, centre, is flanked by team captain Marcus James and alternate captain Seth Prawdzik at the Hope Arena Aug. 28. Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard
Around 2,500 cyclists came through Chilliwack Heritage Park on Sunday during the British Columbia Ride to Conquer Cancer. Black Press photo
Hope photographer James Mehl captured this silhouette of two turkey vultures in front of a blood red sky during the height of the summer 2018 wildfire season. James Mehl photo
RCMP found the body of a caucasian woman in her late twenties along Highway 1 north of Boston Bar Wednesday night. They are asking for help from the public to further their investigation into the death of the still-unidentified woman. Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard
A small group of Indigenous women and children were cutting and cleaning fish at the side of the Fraser River on Saturday when they reportedly became victims of harassment and indecent exposure. This photo was posted on Facebook by Stacy McNeil, who detailed the alleged incident. Submitted/Stacy McNeil
Logger sports is back, after nearly a decade-long hiatus. Here a participant in a past Brigade Days logger sports competition practices balancing, strength and agility as he saws off the end of a log he is standing on. Hope Standard archives

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