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Welcome to your park sign marks the spot where 84th Avenue will continue east from King George Boulevard to 140th Street as part of a $13 million road project. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Road Rage: Opposition mounts anew to Surrey’s Bear Creek traffic plan

Same place, same project, same fight as Surrey prepares once again to connect 84th Avenue between King George and 140th Street in Newton

 

About 80 demonstrators walked through Hope with signs in support of saving the Station House on March 23, 2021. (Photo/Christian Ward)

Public hearing now planned for Hope’s Station House decision

Council has now taken steps to remove heritage status from historic building

 

Church’s Texas Chicken is one of the new businesses going into Cottonwood Centre, seen here on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Church’s Chicken being added to Chilliwack’s fried chicken options

Sardis restaurant will be 17th in B.C. for Texas-based fast food chain

 

Elgin Wynd resident Ian Tyzzer says encroaching development is threatening the home and breeding ground of an endangered pigeon species. (Alex Browne photo)

Endangered pigeon habitat threatened by Surrey development, residents fear

Elgin Wynd strata owners fear it’s too late to save trees where band-tailed pigeons roost

Elgin Wynd resident Ian Tyzzer says encroaching development is threatening the home and breeding ground of an endangered pigeon species. (Alex Browne photo)
The entrance to the 20060 Hockin Road property in Silver Creek, owned by Emil Anderson Construction. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Council to take a second look at developer’s plans for gravel pit in Silver Creek

Emil Anderson want their Hockin Road property to be a gravel pit, eventually a subdivision

The entrance to the 20060 Hockin Road property in Silver Creek, owned by Emil Anderson Construction. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
The entrance to the 20060 Hockin Road property in Silver Creek, owned by Emil Anderson Construction. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Council briefs: Facing 28 letters of opposition, Emil Anderson to hold public meetings on gravel project

Also at Aug. 24 meeting, Anhart Community Housing gets go ahead for apartment, five plex plans

The entrance to the 20060 Hockin Road property in Silver Creek, owned by Emil Anderson Construction. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
The entrance to the 20060 Hockin Road property in Silver Creek, owned by Emil Anderson Construction. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Emil Anderson planning new subdivision in Silver Creek, starting with re-activating a gravel pit

Council to consider company’s application to extract gravel from 20060 Hockin Rd.

The entrance to the 20060 Hockin Road property in Silver Creek, owned by Emil Anderson Construction. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
The property at 320 Forrest Crescent. District of Hope map

Fears around crime, homelessness expressed by residents in Forrest Crescent rezoning

Developer wants to construct a duplex on the site at 320 Forrest Crescent

The property at 320 Forrest Crescent. District of Hope map
A sign for the proposed rezoning of lot 24, 607 Willow Street, with a view of the neighbouring lot’s home construction. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Council in support of developer’s plans to subdivide, build two homes on Willow Street lot

Kellton Contracting said smaller properties will be more affordable, will increase neighbhourhood’s value

A sign for the proposed rezoning of lot 24, 607 Willow Street, with a view of the neighbouring lot’s home construction. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
A sign for the proposed rezoning of lot 24, 607 Willow Street, with a view of the neighbouring lot’s home construction. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Virtual public hearing set for developer with plans to subdivide Willow Street lot

People can submit comments in advance, or call to be added to a speakers list, ahead of June 3rd hearing

A sign for the proposed rezoning of lot 24, 607 Willow Street, with a view of the neighbouring lot’s home construction. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
An artist’s rendering of an apartment planned for 444 TransCanada Highway in Hope. The plan includes 30 units, which is seven units more than the current density allows. The issue will be discussed in council on March 8.

New apartment complex for Hope will need council approval

Developer hoping to get 30 units into planned building for a long-vacant lot

An artist’s rendering of an apartment planned for 444 TransCanada Highway in Hope. The plan includes 30 units, which is seven units more than the current density allows. The issue will be discussed in council on March 8.
Eric Woodward’s boarded-up Fort buildings are currently covered with historic photos. (Langley Advance files)

Controversial Fort Langley land to become part of Kwantlen First Nation reserve

Eric Woodward’s foundation and companies are transferring the land

Eric Woodward’s boarded-up Fort buildings are currently covered with historic photos. (Langley Advance files)
Mayor Pam Alexis of Mission at the Jan. 29 UDI forum in Langley. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Mayors facing explosive growth talk transit, roads in Fraser Valley

The Langley Urban Development Institute forum was held Wednesday

Mayor Pam Alexis of Mission at the Jan. 29 UDI forum in Langley. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Work crews move a water tank into place at a site on Klassen Road in Hope on Thursday morning (Jan. 30). The site is being prepared for a Ricky’s restaurant and gas station is one of several commercial projects currently underway. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)

VIDEO: Commercial construction projects booming in Hope

Dollar store, convenience store, gas stations and housing all planned for major route

Work crews move a water tank into place at a site on Klassen Road in Hope on Thursday morning (Jan. 30). The site is being prepared for a Ricky’s restaurant and gas station is one of several commercial projects currently underway. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)
Inspired People with Musician Calvin Lechner

Inspired People with Musician Calvin Lechner

Moving from music to marketing in the Okanagan

  • Sep 24, 2018
Inspired People with Musician Calvin Lechner