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Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)

LETTER: Public Fishery Alliance clarifies stance on ways to restore B.C.’s salmon population

‘Fishing is enjoyable, but that’s not why the public fishery supports adipose fin clipping all chinook production’

  • Jan 14, 2021
Hope's station house, moved from its original location along the railroad to 111 Old Hope Princeton Way. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

LETTER: ‘Extremely disapointed’ at demolition plans for Station House

Editor: It is with the deepest regret and disappointment of the news…

  • Jan 9, 2021
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LETTER: Fraser Valley churches should ‘stop whining, pay the fines’

Editor: Several Fraser Valley churches have been fined for defying the ban…

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LETTER: Reflection on 2020, and looking ahead from your MLA

It is difficult to put into words the events that have unfolded…

  • Jan 8, 2021
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Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)

LETTER: Compulsory trades training for B.C. apprentices makes sense

B.C. Building Trades women’s group endorses NDP’s move

  • Jan 7, 2021
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)
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LETTER: BC Housing proposal ‘poorly planned, inappropriate’

Editor: While many people seemed to have stepped up over the past…

  • Dec 26, 2020
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LETTER: Intrusive letters finding their way to our mailboxes

Editor: Over the years I’ve been saddened to find that many seemingly…

  • Dec 26, 2020
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LETTER: Council vote against supportive housing ‘callous, shortsighted’

Editor: Personally, as a senior citizen in Hope, I found the rejection…

  • Dec 26, 2020
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A typical Swedish stuga in winter. (Photo by lenalindell20 for Pixabay)

God Jul i Stugan: Memories of bygone Swedish Christmases

Reporter Emelie Peacock shares memories of her childhood Christmas celebrations in Sweden

A typical Swedish stuga in winter. (Photo by lenalindell20 for Pixabay)
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LETTER: Reconsider ‘no’ vote on supportive housing in Hope

Editor: I am writing today to express my extreme disappointment that Hope’s…

  • Dec 20, 2020
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Hope’s historic station house was moved from beside the train tracks to Old Hope Princeton Way in the late 1980s and renamed Rainbow Junction. This coming year, the 1916 building will be torn down. (photo courtesy of Gerda Borden)

‘How dare you destroy my history?’: An ode to the Hope Station House

Echo Johnson imagines the history of Hope’s 1916 station house and calls for its preservation

  • Dec 19, 2020
Hope’s historic station house was moved from beside the train tracks to Old Hope Princeton Way in the late 1980s and renamed Rainbow Junction. This coming year, the 1916 building will be torn down. (photo courtesy of Gerda Borden)
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LETTER: Council made right choice saying ‘no’ to 52 units of supportive housing

Editor: I would like to commend the District of Hope town council…

  • Dec 19, 2020
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Incumbent BC Liberal Party candidate for Fraser Nicola Jackie Tegart. (Submitted photo)

LETTER: MLA wants to connect with school community as COVID-19 pandemic continues

As we return to Victoria for a brief session before the Christmas…

  • Dec 11, 2020
Incumbent BC Liberal Party candidate for Fraser Nicola Jackie Tegart. (Submitted photo)
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LETTER: Council decision on supportive housing ‘shameful’ says HATS board

Editor: The Hope and Area Transition Society is very disappointed in the…

  • Dec 11, 2020
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LETTER: Please, some respect for what you have taken

Abbotsford-raised pastor rails against ‘constant condescension’ of Dr. Henry

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BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

LETTER: Teachers union encourages culture of mask wearing in B.C. schools

BCTF President Teri Mooring asks parents to talk with children about wearing masks in school

  • Nov 24, 2020
BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)
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LETTER: Intelligence, human decency needed in supportive housing debate

Editor: I’m writing this to comment on the article in last week’s…

  • Nov 21, 2020
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LETTER: No to low barrier housing, without mental health and addictions treatment

Editor: I am against the low barrier housing project in Hope. I…

  • Nov 21, 2020
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Various community groups painted purple rocks to shine a light on the issue of domestic violence, during the month of October. (Submitted photo)

LETTER: Hope shines brightly in October

Big display of community support for Purple Light Nights effort to shine light on domestic violence

  • Nov 14, 2020
Various community groups painted purple rocks to shine a light on the issue of domestic violence, during the month of October. (Submitted photo)
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LETTER: Joint replacement wait times in B.C.

Arthritis society’s call for government to make reducing wait times a priority

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