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The Hope Mustangs girls team headed to provincials after placing second in the Fraser Valley basketball finals in February 1987. The team members were (from left) Joanne Hasell, Carmen Mitchell, Tracy Nazarchuk, Tanya Kornum, Kim Crosby, Leanne Quipp and Alanna McGee. Missing from the photo are Tammy Nazarchuk and Sandy Robberstad. Coach Don Macdonald is pictured behind.  Hope Standard archive photo

Hope in History: Train robberies, explosive finds and musical vandalism

Looking back at February 2007, 1997 and 1987 in Hope and the Fraser Canyon

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LETTER: A letter to anyone who has complained

Send letters with thoughts about community issues to news@hopestandard.com.

Personality and presentation key to career fair success

Personality and presentation key to career fair success

How to prepare for the upcoming Black Press Career Fair in Langley on May 11

A photo taken at the Nomad Sports Academy for Orphans in Livingston

Sports academy for orphans gives hope to African kids

Follow-up fundraiser for the academy slated for April 22 at the Silver Chalice Pub.

A photo taken at the Nomad Sports Academy for Orphans in Livingston
Hope Taxi driver Charles Bennett feels that his clientele mostly need A-to-B transportation

Taxi drivers not too concerned about upcoming bus service

Two taxi drivers in Hope do not believe a new bus service will disrupt their business by much.

Hope Taxi driver Charles Bennett feels that his clientele mostly need A-to-B transportation
Columnist Anne O'Brien

Celebrate Talk Like Shakespeare Day!

On Sunday, greet your friends, "Give you good day, Gentles all!"

Columnist Anne O'Brien
Columnist Anne O'Brien

Self-clean oven means clean it yourself

Could someone please explain to me the advantages of having a “self-clean” oven?

Columnist Anne O'Brien
Pharmacy manager Michael McLoughlin stands beside pharmacist Lindsay Kufta in Hope Pharmasave.

Pharmacist Lindsay Kufta wins New Practitioner Award

The award is given to a pharmacist who has contributed to the profession in their early-career years.

Pharmacy manager Michael McLoughlin stands beside pharmacist Lindsay Kufta in Hope Pharmasave.
Harry Lali (centre) and supporters at the opening of his Ashcroft campaign office on April 12.

NDP candidate Harry Lali opens Ashcroft campaign office

Lali spoke about the challenges facing Fraser-Nicola, including jobs, health care, and an erosion of services.

Harry Lali (centre) and supporters at the opening of his Ashcroft campaign office on April 12.
A map showing the routes a Boston Bar resident has to take if Highway 1 access were blocked. Residents would go to Lytton or Kamloops should they need something

What’s a Canyon resident to do when a rockslide strikes?

Stock up, go to Lytton or farther afield, or take the long way to Hope are some options.

A map showing the routes a Boston Bar resident has to take if Highway 1 access were blocked. Residents would go to Lytton or Kamloops should they need something
Hope Pharmasave pharmacy manager Michael McLoughlin (left) stands with pharmacist Lindsay Kufta. Kufta has been nominated for the British Columbia Pharmacy Association’s New Practitioner Award.

Local pharmacist nominated for early-career achievement award

But she will also leave Hope this June for further career opportunities.

Hope Pharmasave pharmacy manager Michael McLoughlin (left) stands with pharmacist Lindsay Kufta. Kufta has been nominated for the British Columbia Pharmacy Association’s New Practitioner Award.
AdvantageHOPE executive director Tammy Shields.

AdvantageHOPE achieving all its goals: exec director

AdvantageHOPE executive director's presentation at the March 21 annual general meeting.

AdvantageHOPE executive director Tammy Shields.
Hope Visitor Centre and Museum Complex manager Helen Kennedy.

Hope has 11th busiest Visitor Centre in British Columbia

Hope Visitor Centre and Museum Complex manager Helen Kennedy highlighted their achievements at the AdvantageHOPE annual general meeting.

Hope Visitor Centre and Museum Complex manager Helen Kennedy.
AdvantageHOPE asset development in-charge Stephanie Hooker.

AdvantageHOPE engaging partners to develop amenities

AdvantageHOPE's asset development in-charge Stephanie Hooker's presentation at the March 21 annual general meeting.

AdvantageHOPE asset development in-charge Stephanie Hooker.
Renovations to the Station House would cost $1.93 million

VIDEO: How did council react to Station House report?

Listen to the most important comments made at the April 10 meeting.

Renovations to the Station House would cost $1.93 million
Trauma Sensitive Yoga Facilitator Sarah Holmes de Castro teaches women how yoga can help them with stress and trauma.

Yoga class helps women with stress and traumatic incidents

On March 14 and 15 in Hope and Boston Bar respectively, women gathered to explore trauma-informed yoga at two wellness days.

  • Apr 11, 2017
Trauma Sensitive Yoga Facilitator Sarah Holmes de Castro teaches women how yoga can help them with stress and trauma.
Founder of Project HOPE

Newcomer forms Project HOPE to connect children to activities

Founder of Project HOPE, Shannon Jones, holds a banner beside her husband John Jones, who will sponsor the events that Project HOPE hosts.

Founder of Project HOPE
Guest Speaker David Munro

Appreciate local businesses: guest speaker

He shared his experience at Coquitlam and Chilliwack.

Guest Speaker David Munro
Participants of the March for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

March through Hope remembers missing and murdered aboriginals

Memorial Park hosted the first event of the year, the March for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, Men and Boys on March 20.

Participants of the March for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
Agassiz artists Alexa Chykowski (left) and Avalon Butchart will exhibit at the Hope Arts Gallery in April.

Arts Gallery hosts For The Love Of Horses

The exhibit runs April 1-28 at the Hope Arts Gallery.

Agassiz artists Alexa Chykowski (left) and Avalon Butchart will exhibit at the Hope Arts Gallery in April.