Editorials

Ogopogo statue at Paul’s Tomb in Kelowna. (Youtube screenshot from colintube1)

EDITORIAL: Tales from the Crypt(id) Keeper

Editor Adam Louis goes on a mini-safari through B.C.’s cryptids

Don’t forget your mental health, as you do your bit to stop the spread of COVID-19

Don’t forget your mental health, as you do your bit to stop the spread of COVID-19

I didn’t expect the first edition of the Hope Standard I help…

EDITORIAL: Winter driving requires preparation

EDITORIAL: Winter driving requires preparation

Monday’s 15-hour road closure highlighted need for drivers to be ready for anything

  • Jan 8, 2020
Winners and losers

Winners and losers

Federal election leaves the win column fairly empty

Winners and losers
LETTER: Fences and gates on dike not how it was supposed to be

LETTER: Fences and gates on dike not how it was supposed to be

Editor: Re: Stan Kirkpatrick’s letter to the editor, Sept. 12, 2019 Stan…

  • Sep 20, 2019
LETTER: Fences and gates on dike not how it was supposed to be
EDITORIAL: There are ways to stand up to crime

EDITORIAL: There are ways to stand up to crime

Get a file number. Go to the police station. Find out who was on duty.

EDITORIAL: There are ways to stand up to crime
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Don’t be afraid to share pictures of your children

Don’t be afraid to share pictures of your children

I would argue sharing photos of children does more good than harm for them and the community

Don’t be afraid to share pictures of your children
Sarah Gawdin has joined The Hope Standard’s team as multi-media journalist. To contact her, please email Sarah.Gawdin@HopeStandard.com, or call 604-869-4992.
Sarah Gawdin has joined The Hope Standard’s team as multi-media journalist. To contact her, please email Sarah.Gawdin@HopeStandard.com, or call 604-869-4992.
Editor’s view: Why I no longer greet the day with groans and gripes

Editor’s view: Why I no longer greet the day with groans and gripes

The moment when my alarm goes off in the morning (well let’s…

Editor’s view: Why I no longer greet the day with groans and gripes
Editorial: Violence against homeless man hits close to home

Editorial: Violence against homeless man hits close to home

A few weeks ago, a man who is sleeping rough at the…

Editorial: Violence against homeless man hits close to home
Hope resident Mike Wilson said he faced prejudice and discrimination at the Chilliwack Library, as security guards told him to leave and followed him out Friday, Nov. 2. Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard

Accidental victims

What happens when the authorities think you’re homeless and you’re not?

Hope resident Mike Wilson said he faced prejudice and discrimination at the Chilliwack Library, as security guards told him to leave and followed him out Friday, Nov. 2. Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard
Imagine a future without your local newspaper

Imagine a future without your local newspaper

On National Newspaper Week, editor of The Hope Standard reflects on when local news is important

Imagine a future without your local newspaper
Editorial: Actions speak louder than (Facebook) words

Editorial: Actions speak louder than (Facebook) words

When Facebook first made its mainstream debut on the web, it was…

Editorial: Actions speak louder than (Facebook) words
Editor’s view: Eight months as editor of The Hope Standard and I’m still all ears

Editor’s view: Eight months as editor of The Hope Standard and I’m still all ears

Who knew editing a community newspaper would be an eye-opening, overwhelming, life-changing…

Editor’s view: Eight months as editor of The Hope Standard and I’m still all ears
Hope woman, missing without a trace, demands our community’s attention

Hope woman, missing without a trace, demands our community’s attention

Crucial details around Shawnee Inyallie’s disappearance still unknown, family is not giving up

Hope woman, missing without a trace, demands our community’s attention
Joe the cat. Photo: Facebook

DeMeer: Cats and dogs are reigning – and it’s wrong

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

Joe the cat. Photo: Facebook
Opinion: Anti-media language hurts everyone

Opinion: Anti-media language hurts everyone

Fake news. The two words are strongly associated with a man who…

Opinion: Anti-media language hurts everyone
Editor’s View: All it takes is a spark

Editor’s View: All it takes is a spark

An entire community could be erased with the flick of a cigarette butt

Editor’s View: All it takes is a spark
Vandals spray painted the words Make S.A. Straight Again on Salmon Arm’s rainbow crosswalk on Sunday, July 29. (Photo submitted)

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

Hateful graffiti shows Salmon Arm’s need for a symbol of inclusion

Vandals spray painted the words Make S.A. Straight Again on Salmon Arm’s rainbow crosswalk on Sunday, July 29. (Photo submitted)
EDITORIAL: Leisurely floats can turn deadly on Lower Mainland waters

EDITORIAL: Leisurely floats can turn deadly on Lower Mainland waters

Chilliwack’s lakes and rivers offer a great place to cool off, but their beauty belies their danger

EDITORIAL: Leisurely floats can turn deadly on Lower Mainland waters