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Coquihalla elementary Grade 1 teacher Jenny Mossey hands out saplings to students at Rotary Park for them to plant themselves, on April 13, 2021. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)

Coquihalla students pitch in with Rotary Park re-planting efforts

Popular Hope park trail improved after trees with root rot removed

 

Fraser-Cascade School District (SD 78). (Hope Standard)

Amid third wave, SD78 modifies COVID-19 safety rules

Based on provinicial guidelines

 

Those who walk by the welcome figure often touch hands with it. (Screenshot/Jessica Poirier)

‘A presence in the school’: The story behind Hope Secondary’s welcome figure

After a year’s worth of delays due to COVID, the welcome figure…

Those who walk by the welcome figure often touch hands with it. (Screenshot/Jessica Poirier)
John Koopman passed away in May 2020. The current school board is looking into restructuring the board, which means the future of the vacancy left by Koopman is uncertain. (Photo/Barry Stewart)

By-election to fill Koopman’s seat on hold

Fraser-Cascade board to consider restructuring

John Koopman passed away in May 2020. The current school board is looking into restructuring the board, which means the future of the vacancy left by Koopman is uncertain. (Photo/Barry Stewart)
(Barry Stewart/Hope Standard)

Council preview for April 12

Station House discussion, resolution to repeal status under consideration

(Barry Stewart/Hope Standard)
Peter Scherle shared this 1958 photo of his father, then-Town Chairperson Paul Scherle (centre) speaking with Queen Elizabeth II with Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, in the background. Prince Philip passed away April 9 at the age of 99. (Photo/Peter Scherle)

PHOTOS: Hope residents remember Prince Philip, royal visits to Fraser Valley

Prince Phillip died at age 99 at Windsor Castle on April 9

Peter Scherle shared this 1958 photo of his father, then-Town Chairperson Paul Scherle (centre) speaking with Queen Elizabeth II with Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, in the background. Prince Philip passed away April 9 at the age of 99. (Photo/Peter Scherle)
Communities in Bloom volunteer Victor Smith escorts the Rambo statue down Wallace Street on April 1. (Photo/Adam Louis)

VIDEO/PHOTOS: A unique sign of spring: Hope’s Rambo statue back in Memorial Park

The drifter is back, watching over Hope from his high perch

Communities in Bloom volunteer Victor Smith escorts the Rambo statue down Wallace Street on April 1. (Photo/Adam Louis)
Dozens of demonstrators reach the Hope Station House, gathered in support for preserving the 1916 building. (Photo/Christian Ward)

LETTER: Station House supporters should fund restoration

Lorne Fortune of Hope questions keeping the Station House

Dozens of demonstrators reach the Hope Station House, gathered in support for preserving the 1916 building. (Photo/Christian Ward)
Photo credit: Lori Pilon
Photo credit: Lori Pilon
The Hope local health area has recorded five more cases of COVID-19 from March 28 to April 3. (Screenshot/BCCDC)

COVID-19: Local cases set to break 2020 totals before the second half of the 2021

Five new cases this past week, slightly down from seven

The Hope local health area has recorded five more cases of COVID-19 from March 28 to April 3. (Screenshot/BCCDC)
A missing persons poster for April Parisian in front of Hope’s district hall. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Fundraiser underway for April Parisian billboards

GoFundMe goal is on the way to $25,000.

A missing persons poster for April Parisian in front of Hope’s district hall. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
(Black Press file photo)

IHIT still seeks to ID human remains found in Hope area

Circumstances are suspicious, IHIT seeking information

(Black Press file photo)
Hope firefighters worked on multiple sides of a structure fire on the corner of Fraser and Douglas in Hope. The fire sent smoke everywhere in the downtown core. (Photo/Adam Louis)

No injuries following major house, RV fire

A dog reported missing, fire chief confirms

Hope firefighters worked on multiple sides of a structure fire on the corner of Fraser and Douglas in Hope. The fire sent smoke everywhere in the downtown core. (Photo/Adam Louis)
Part of the Gold Nugget Motel burned in Yale as the local fire department doused the flames on Friday, April 2. No one was hurt. (Photo/Kat Stirling)

No injuries after Gold Nugget Motel blaze in Yale

Building partially burned, fire not suspicious

Part of the Gold Nugget Motel burned in Yale as the local fire department doused the flames on Friday, April 2. No one was hurt. (Photo/Kat Stirling)
Buy-Low Foods meat manager Dave Flexhaug was recently awarded the People First WOW award from Buy-Low for exemplary customer service. (Photo/Buy-Low Foods)

Buy-Low meats manager recognized for “wowing” customers

Dave Flexhaug went well above and beyond to help an elderly customer

Buy-Low Foods meat manager Dave Flexhaug was recently awarded the People First WOW award from Buy-Low for exemplary customer service. (Photo/Buy-Low Foods)
(April 2001) The local group “Jonah” plays at The Blue Moose on the first Friday evening of each month (left to right) Mark Friesen, La Vern Klassen and Jason Homey have a wide repertoire, spiced with harmonies and instrumentals. The group is part of a recent surge of live entertainment, throughout the community. (Photo/Barry Stewart)

Hope In History: April 2001, 1981 and 1961

Take a peek at the past through The Standard’s archives

(April 2001) The local group “Jonah” plays at The Blue Moose on the first Friday evening of each month (left to right) Mark Friesen, La Vern Klassen and Jason Homey have a wide repertoire, spiced with harmonies and instrumentals. The group is part of a recent surge of live entertainment, throughout the community. (Photo/Barry Stewart)
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Boston Bar/North Bend vaccine clinic ran smoothly

Community members aged 18 and older could be vaccinated

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Verena Brysch builds insect hotels to be placed around Hope. Her conservation efforts are designed to help important polinators and is part of the final stage of her time with the Canadian Conservation Corps. (Photo/Verena Brysch)

Hope grad’s love for the outdoors leads her to Conservation Corps

Verena Brysch recalled her year studying, working outdoors

Verena Brysch builds insect hotels to be placed around Hope. Her conservation efforts are designed to help important polinators and is part of the final stage of her time with the Canadian Conservation Corps. (Photo/Verena Brysch)
The Hope Fire Department Climb the Wall team poses at the top of the Hope Lookout trail, having finished an arduous hike with full firefighting gear to raise money for the B.C. Lung Association. (Photo/Hope Fire Department)

Hope Fire Department raises $2,400 for Climb the Wall event

Six firefighters tackled the Hope Lookout Trail in full gear to raise funds, awareness

The Hope Fire Department Climb the Wall team poses at the top of the Hope Lookout trail, having finished an arduous hike with full firefighting gear to raise money for the B.C. Lung Association. (Photo/Hope Fire Department)