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Letters to the editor.

LETTER: Not happy with Hope council’s direction

Many things are wrong with council’s most recent actions

  • Oct 15, 2021
Logging trucks from around the province arrive at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in downtown Vancouver to protest forest industry job loss, Sept. 27, 2019. (Kat Slepian/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Embattled B.C. forest industry needs government leadership

Industry getting attention ‘for all the wrong reasons’

  • Oct 5, 2021
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LETTER: Are vaccines really a gift from God? I would disagree

A response to an earlier letter regarding the use of vaccines

  • Sep 24, 2021
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LETTER: Kudos for Brigade Days events

Praise for a job well done from a local businessman

  • Sep 17, 2021
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Okanagan couple thankful for Hope restaurant’s kindess

Man was stranded in Hope but Rolly’s didn’t let him go away hungry

  • Sep 10, 2021
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Fire Smart is a provincial program aimed at reducing the probability of fire, or spreading of fire. (Contributed)

Is Hope as Fire Smart as its residents?

Local wonders if the District is doing its part to be Fire Smart

Fire Smart is a provincial program aimed at reducing the probability of fire, or spreading of fire. (Contributed)
Members of the Save the Station House coalition gathered at last week’s Chainsaw Carving Competition to spread their message regarding the CN Station House’s future. For more information, or to contact the group, visit their website at SavetheHopeStationHouse.ca. (Submitted photo)

Why won’t Council save the Station House?

Local expresses confusion over District’s plans for historic building

Members of the Save the Station House coalition gathered at last week’s Chainsaw Carving Competition to spread their message regarding the CN Station House’s future. For more information, or to contact the group, visit their website at SavetheHopeStationHouse.ca. (Submitted photo)
Campfire. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media - File)

LETTER: Up to us to stop firewood sales during fire ban

Why allow firewood sales when there is a total fire ban in effect?

  • Aug 20, 2021
Campfire. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media - File)
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LETTER: Hope Legion volunteers give thanks for the generosity during COVID times

Hope coffee house kept vaccine clinic volunteers fed during clinics

  • Aug 19, 2021
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Yellow construction fencing surrounds the Hope Station House. As quickly as initial demolition work began, it was ordered to halt following an agreement between the B.C. Ombudsperson’s Office and the District of Hope. (Photos/ Adam Louis)

Get off Zoom and save the station house

When will Council open its doors to the public and listen to them about saving the station house?

  • Aug 9, 2021
Yellow construction fencing surrounds the Hope Station House. As quickly as initial demolition work began, it was ordered to halt following an agreement between the B.C. Ombudsperson’s Office and the District of Hope. (Photos/ Adam Louis)
About 80 demonstrators walked through Hope with signs in support of saving the Station House on March 23, 2021. (Photo/Christian Ward)

The time to act is now!

Local hopes Council moves forward with saving CN station house

  • Aug 8, 2021
About 80 demonstrators walked through Hope with signs in support of saving the Station House on March 23, 2021. (Photo/Christian Ward)
With its fate linked to election promises, will the Hope/Silver Creek corridor ever come to fruition, wonders local commuter. (Barry Stewart/Hope Standard)

Where’s the promised Silver Creek-Hope corridor?

Resident wants to know when Hope will fulfill its promise of a corridor between it and Silver Creek

  • Aug 2, 2021
With its fate linked to election promises, will the Hope/Silver Creek corridor ever come to fruition, wonders local commuter. (Barry Stewart/Hope Standard)
The forested lot at 950 Old Hope Princeton Way that developer Mike Hache wanted to turn into a hotel, conference centre and restaurant to start off. Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard

What’s happening at 950 Old Hope Princeton Way?

With obvious delays in development, local wonders what’s happening at large, local real estate site

  • Jul 31, 2021
The forested lot at 950 Old Hope Princeton Way that developer Mike Hache wanted to turn into a hotel, conference centre and restaurant to start off. Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard
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
Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart, 2017. (Photo credit: Submitted)
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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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