SLIDESHOW: Hope springs to life in pictures

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Geese are mating right now in Thacker Marsh, says local photographer Gordon Cook. (Gordon Cook photo)Geese are mating right now in Thacker Marsh, says local photographer Gordon Cook. (Gordon Cook photo)
Gordon Cook caught a calm moment at Kawkawa Lake on April 21, 2021. (Gordon Cook)Gordon Cook caught a calm moment at Kawkawa Lake on April 21, 2021. (Gordon Cook)
Blossoms from the trees offer a colourful walk through Mountain View Cemetery this month. (Gordon Cook)Blossoms from the trees offer a colourful walk through Mountain View Cemetery this month. (Gordon Cook)
Flowers are blooming in Memorial Park in downtown Hope, including these current bushes. (Jessica Peters/ The Hope Standard)Flowers are blooming in Memorial Park in downtown Hope, including these current bushes. (Jessica Peters/ The Hope Standard)
Daffodils reach up to the sun on Wallace Street downtown Hope on April 13, 2021. April is Cancer Awareness Month in Canada, and daffodils are the official flower used for awareness. (Jessica Peters/ The Hope Standard)Daffodils reach up to the sun on Wallace Street downtown Hope on April 13, 2021. April is Cancer Awareness Month in Canada, and daffodils are the official flower used for awareness. (Jessica Peters/ The Hope Standard)
Flags have been flying at half-mast since the death of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. (Jessica Peters/ The Hope Standard)Flags have been flying at half-mast since the death of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. (Jessica Peters/ The Hope Standard)
April 28 is Workers Memorial Day. Hope has its own tribute to those who have died on the job, with this carving along Wallace Street. (Jessica Peters/ The Hope Standard)April 28 is Workers Memorial Day. Hope has its own tribute to those who have died on the job, with this carving along Wallace Street. (Jessica Peters/ The Hope Standard)
Pasquale Pascucci captured a loon awash in a background of green recently.Pasquale Pascucci captured a loon awash in a background of green recently.

Hope has been blooming and bustling this spring, with flowers popping up and birds mating and nesting.

Here is a collection of images from The Standard and its readers, showcasing Hope and the surrounding area recently.

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