Letters

Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart, 2017. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Tegart: Local communities and leaders invaluable in forest fire recovery efforts

Fraser-Nicola MLA salutes ‘incredible work’ of firefighters, emergency responders, volunteers

  • Jul 12, 2021
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Dirtbiker on Hope’s Rotary Trail a cause for concern

‘Let’s use commonsense and use these trails safely,’ says Hope resident

  • Jul 11, 2021
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Ambulance system needs an overhaul

‘I live in trepadation of ever needing an ambulance,’ says letter writer

  • Jul 11, 2021
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Is District of Hope hoping to just sell off Station House lumber?

With lumber at astronomical prices, letter writer wonders about council’s intentions

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Yale First Nation Chief speaks about tragedy at Kamloops residential school

‘Use this opportunity to learn about the issues that are currently happening today’

  • Jun 6, 2021
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LETTER: Better solutions for mental health crisis than a hotline

Political elite have no clue or empathy for those who live their lives in overwhelming depression

  • May 27, 2021
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LETTER: Thank you to those who keep others warm and cared for

Editor: When Hope faced below freezing temperatures and snowstorm followed by torrential…

  • May 16, 2021
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Coho smolts. (Tanis Grower photo)

OPINION: A giant, invisible problem for Fraser salmon and how to fix it

‘Successful examples of salmon-friendly flood control can already be found throughout the Lower Mainland’

  • May 10, 2021
Coho smolts. (Tanis Grower photo)
Greg Hasell of Chilliwack lived in the Hope Station House as a youth, when it was an active train station and his father was a CN Station Master. After his father passed away, the family moved out, to make room for the new Station Master — but when the station was formally closed, the Hasells were allowed to move back in, until the early 1980s. (Barry Stewart/ Submitted)

LETTER: Hope’s honking protest has no plans on stopping

T-shirts also on sale now to help support the Hope Station House’s resurrection

  • May 2, 2021
Greg Hasell of Chilliwack lived in the Hope Station House as a youth, when it was an active train station and his father was a CN Station Master. After his father passed away, the family moved out, to make room for the new Station Master — but when the station was formally closed, the Hasells were allowed to move back in, until the early 1980s. (Barry Stewart/ Submitted)
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LETTER: We need to work together for the future

Transformation to clean and renewable energy system is ‘greatest economic catalyst’ possible

  • Apr 21, 2021
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Dozens of demonstrators reach the Hope Station House, gathered in support for preserving the 1916 building. (Photo/Christian Ward)

LETTER: Station House supporters should fund restoration

Lorne Fortune of Hope questions keeping the Station House

Dozens of demonstrators reach the Hope Station House, gathered in support for preserving the 1916 building. (Photo/Christian Ward)
About 80 demonstrators walked through Hope with signs in support of saving the Station House. (Photo/Christian Ward)

LETTER: Council should meet with the coalition

Arlene Webster of Hope applauds sustained efforts to save the Station House

About 80 demonstrators walked through Hope with signs in support of saving the Station House. (Photo/Christian Ward)
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LETTER: Long-term district revamp is not progress

Rasmus K. Sjovold shares his thoughts on a recent long-term development proposal

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LETTER: Council must listen to the public

Editor: Having recently read the District of Hope Integrated Official Community Plan,…

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Yellow construction fencing surrounds the Hope Station House. As quickly as initial demolition work began, it was ordered to halt on Friday following an agreement between the B.C. Ombudsperson’s Office and the District of Hope. (Photos/ Adam Louis)

LETTER: Food for thought on the Station House

Arlene Webster criticizes Hope’s lack of action preserving the Station House

Yellow construction fencing surrounds the Hope Station House. As quickly as initial demolition work began, it was ordered to halt on Friday following an agreement between the B.C. Ombudsperson’s Office and the District of Hope. (Photos/ Adam Louis)
(photo courtesy of Gerda Borden)

LETTER: A plea to reason about Hope Station House

Former First Blood film worker pleads his case for the Station House

(photo courtesy of Gerda Borden)
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LETTER: The Hope Station House is full of memories and heritage

Former Hope resident Debbie Bergeron reflects on her past at the Station House

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LETTER: Council already made up their minds about the Station House

Coalition member Arlene Webster says District plans haven’t been transparent

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An undated picture of the Hope Station House. (Photo/Save The Hope Station House)

LETTER: Disappointed council chose to demolish Station House

The Coalition responds to the Station House decision

An undated picture of the Hope Station House. (Photo/Save The Hope Station House)
An undated picture of the Hope Station House. There is currently a resident-driven movement to ask for a stay of demolition while funding sources are sought to restore the Station House to its former glory. (Photo/Save The Hope Station House)

LETTER: Destroying the Station House causes many losses

Ron Spence of Penticton finds the Station House demolition disgusting

An undated picture of the Hope Station House. There is currently a resident-driven movement to ask for a stay of demolition while funding sources are sought to restore the Station House to its former glory. (Photo/Save The Hope Station House)