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No records were beat, but Hope’s February temperatures aren’t average

Normally around 3C, the sub-zero temperatures made for both good and bad in the Fraser Valley

More people in Chiliwack coming in to shelters to get out of the cold

Ruth and Naomi’s went over-capacity this week to accommodate shelter guests coming in from the cold

Agassiz break and enter suspect arrested

The Chilliwack man faces charges relating to break and enters throughout Agassiz

It’s Family Day, Hope—get out there and celebrate!

Feb. 18 is Family Day in B.C.

Outdoor rink, lagoon improvements on the agenda for Harrison

The projects are intended to increase tourism numbers and infrastructure in the resort village

Opioid overdoses killing three people a month in Chilliwack

35 deaths in 2018 locally compare to 23 in 2017, 13 in 2016 up from about five per year before that

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Gear up for a smoother, safer off-road ride in Hope

Applications now being accepted for the 2019 Off-Road Vehicle Fund

New citations against former Pitt Meadows mayor by Law Society of B.C.

New allegations of professional misconduct by John Becker

It’s a snow day for the Fraser Cascade school district

School District 78 has closed all schools and stopped all bus routes for the day

Spread the Valentine’s love across the entire family this year

Seven kid-friendly Valentine’s ideas the whole family will love

Public meeting in Chilliwack to discuss cannabis retail outlet postponed due to snow

The Feb. 12 information event was to discuss Promontory shop; meeting will be held at a later date

Fraser-Cascade schools are open

No snow day for School District 78

Fraser-Cascade school board trustees aim to rename Evergreen Certificate the Pathway Diploma

The school completion program has negative connotations for First Nations students, say trustees

Local Army reservists host US Forces for winter training

Royal Westminster Regiment hosts winter training event for dozens of US soldiers in Manning Park

Hope and Area Transition Society announces the first annual Women of Distinction awards

HATS is now accepting nominations for local women of distinction

Ivan Coyote to speak at Hope Secondary School in February

Coyote is a keynote speaker in the district’s Pro-D day activities, which are also open to parents

Weather co-operates for Cascade Cup at Manning Park Resort

High-end classic skiers make their mark at annual cross-country event

  • Feb 10, 2019

Hope and District firefighters fundraise for upcoming stairclimb

Last year the Hope team raised more than $4,000 for the BC Lung Association

Chilliwack’s Cottonwood Mall has new owners, big changes in the works

Save-On-Foods officially announced as anchor tenants with $30 million in other investments

Worst January for Chilliwack real estate in a decade

Just 98 sales across all housing types, the lowest figure since the global financial collapse