Editorials

Imagine a future without your local newspaper

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

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

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

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

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Crash Highway 3 Oct. 20
Hope students hold their own municipal election
World Rivers Day paddle down the Fraser
Silver Creek playground arrives

Editor’s View: All it takes is a spark

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

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

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

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: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26th, 2018

EDITORIAL: All children created equal

There are still some who justify President Donald Trump’s treatment of migrant children

  • Jun 19th, 2018

EDITORIAL: SafePoint injection site is saving lives

Despite your personal take on Surrey’s controversial site, it’s hard to argue with results

  • Jun 12th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices

Higher gas prices are said to drive us to take public transit. Are we there yet?

  • May 10th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Food fight breaks out in B.C. Legislature

Private members bill would eliminate $61-a-day per diem for local MLAs in Greater Victoria

  • May 10th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Speaking out for sexual identities

Both sides of SOGI debate for B.C. schools show signs of bravery, but not all are heroic

  • Apr 24th, 2018

OUR VIEW: Vaisakhi cleanup puts pot partiers to shame

Half a million people attend parade in Surrey and in its wake, things are cleaned up within 10 hours

  • Apr 24th, 2018