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An unidentified man worried about the salmon run in the Coquihalla River confronts TMX workers (kaska_cat/Tiktok)

Man worried about nearby fish confronts Trans Mountain construction workers at Coquihalla River

Tiktok shows unidentified man confronting Trans Mountain workers over salmon run in Hope, B.C.

 

Protect the Planet sent out images, videos and a press release documenting a reported early spawning season in the Coquihalla River in Hope. They want the government to intervene and stop the construction process of the Trans Mountain pipeline. (Submitted photo)

B.C. Green MLA calls for protection of Hope’s Coquihalla River salmon population

Trans Mountain says they are following all regulations and has ‘taken great care’ at river site

 

Summer Street Jam in Hope takes place on Aug. 19.

Reins of Freedom hosting Summer Street Jam in Hope

The event will have activities to explore and connect visitors with local service providers

 

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

Hope’s Crime Severity Index among highest in B.C.

While it has been dropping, Stats Canada data shows it well above the provincial average

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
Billie Shauer practising her craft, creating a clay salad bowl during a quiet morning pottery session. (Eric J. Welsh/Hope Standard)

Pottery pro looks forward to Hope Art Crawl

Billie Shauer has been working with clay, and teaching others how to do so, for five decades

Billie Shauer practising her craft, creating a clay salad bowl during a quiet morning pottery session. (Eric J. Welsh/Hope Standard)
Kawkawa Lake can be a quiet and picturesque place if you visit at the right time, but it is a chaotic location on warm-weather weekends when boaters flock to the water. (Hope Standard file)

Hope RCMP increasing summer patrols at Kawkawa Lake

Police are responding to numerous complaints about boaters not operating watercraft safely

Kawkawa Lake can be a quiet and picturesque place if you visit at the right time, but it is a chaotic location on warm-weather weekends when boaters flock to the water. (Hope Standard file)
The latest activity in Hope on the Trans Mountain Pipeline is along Old Hope Princeton Way at the Coquihalla River. (Jessica Peters/Hope Standard)

Pipeline construction in Hope will divert Coquihalla River this month

Trans Mountain says they will restore Coquilhalla River after replacing and adding pipeline section

The latest activity in Hope on the Trans Mountain Pipeline is along Old Hope Princeton Way at the Coquihalla River. (Jessica Peters/Hope Standard)
Crews work at the Othello Bridge on the Coquihalla on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure)

Permanent repairs coming for Othello stretch of Coquihalla Highway

Work is expected to begin in early August and be completed sometime in the fall

Crews work at the Othello Bridge on the Coquihalla on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure)
Andrea Chapman presents her favourite photos in ‘Time and Light,’ an exhibition being held throughout August at the Hope Arts Gallery.

Time and Light photography exhibition coming to Hope Arts Gallery

Andrea Chapman presents some of her favourite landscape and wildlife photos throughout August

Andrea Chapman presents her favourite photos in ‘Time and Light,’ an exhibition being held throughout August at the Hope Arts Gallery.
Communities in Bloom judges Michael Evison (left) and Kerry Bysouth (right) had a full day to explore Hope, and were impressed by the town’s network of EV chargers. (Eric J. Welsh/Hope Standard)

Hope gets glowing reviews from Communities in Bloom judges

After a full-day tour of the town, the judges’ best advice was for Hope to keep doing what it’s doing

Communities in Bloom judges Michael Evison (left) and Kerry Bysouth (right) had a full day to explore Hope, and were impressed by the town’s network of EV chargers. (Eric J. Welsh/Hope Standard)
Peter Scherle standing next to ‘Shush,’ outside its new location at the Hope Arts Gallery. (Eric J. Welsh/ Hope Standard)

Shush statue finds new home outside Hope Arts Gallery

Peter and Bev Scherle bought the statue from Communities in Bloom and donated it to the gallery

Peter Scherle standing next to ‘Shush,’ outside its new location at the Hope Arts Gallery. (Eric J. Welsh/ Hope Standard)
A pipe running across the Coquihalla River caused serious trouble for a kayaker on Canada Day, prompting Enbridge to post warning signs at several locations. (Facebook photo)

Warning signs posted in Hope after exposed pipe causes trouble for kayaker

Enbridge is hoping to get pipes out of the Coquihalla and Cold Water rivers in August

A pipe running across the Coquihalla River caused serious trouble for a kayaker on Canada Day, prompting Enbridge to post warning signs at several locations. (Facebook photo)
Two lovebirds were rescued separately in Hope over the weekend, and are likely a bonded pair. The two rescuers are each hoping to hear from the rightful owners of the birds.

UPDATE: Pair of lovebirds, lost and separated in Hope, both safe after two rescues

1 flew into restaurant and 1 was saved in a grocery store parking lot; but they remain apart

Two lovebirds were rescued separately in Hope over the weekend, and are likely a bonded pair. The two rescuers are each hoping to hear from the rightful owners of the birds.
Hope-area residents near flooded properties are finding they can’t go outside without dealing with an overwhelming cloud of mosquitos. (Ned Rozell/Yukon News)

Post-flood mosquito outbreak a problem for Hope residents

Clouds of blood suckers are hatching from stagnant water left by the recently rising river

Hope-area residents near flooded properties are finding they can’t go outside without dealing with an overwhelming cloud of mosquitos. (Ned Rozell/Yukon News)
Non-medicinal cannabis stores carry a wide range of cannabis products, from pre-rolled joints to oils. (seedandstone.com)

Hope council supports first non-medical cannabis shop

Seed & Stone owners ready to move ahead with creating storefront

Non-medicinal cannabis stores carry a wide range of cannabis products, from pre-rolled joints to oils. (seedandstone.com)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Independent Investigations Office probing fatal crash near Spuzzum

One man died in a single-vehicle crash near Hell’s Gate

(Black Press Media file photo)
Indigenous and non-Indigenous elected representatives, Elders, Drummers and heritage advocates celebrated the start of restoration work on the 1926 Alexandra Bridge in the traditional territory of the Spuzzum First Nation on July 13, 2022 (submitted photo)

Work begins on restoration of Alexandra Bridge in Fraser Canyon

The 3-5 year endeavour aims to make the bridge a hub of economic activity for Spuzzum First Nation

Indigenous and non-Indigenous elected representatives, Elders, Drummers and heritage advocates celebrated the start of restoration work on the 1926 Alexandra Bridge in the traditional territory of the Spuzzum First Nation on July 13, 2022 (submitted photo)
Project rendering of the building at the planned summit of the Cascade Skyline gondola project proposed for a location east of Chilliwack. (Submitted)

European cable car maker to provide financing for gondola project east of Chilliwack

Dopplemayr’s $29 million gets the Cascade Skyline Gondola Project closer to getting off the ground

Project rendering of the building at the planned summit of the Cascade Skyline gondola project proposed for a location east of Chilliwack. (Submitted)
Traffic is backed up in both directions and people are out of their cars after a bad motor vehicle accident at Hell’s Gate on Highway 1. (Facebook photo)

UPDATE: Police watchdog investigating Hell’s Gate crash after man dies

Police responded to a report of a man in crisis, and watched as he drove over a steep embankment

Traffic is backed up in both directions and people are out of their cars after a bad motor vehicle accident at Hell’s Gate on Highway 1. (Facebook photo)
Works of Rambo-themed art created for the 35th anniversary celebrations held in Hope in 2017. (Tourism Hope: Cascades & Canyons)

Rambo-themed art exhibit planned for Hope’s First Blood anniversary event

The call is out to local artists as the town prepares to welcome Rambo enthusiasts in October

Works of Rambo-themed art created for the 35th anniversary celebrations held in Hope in 2017. (Tourism Hope: Cascades & Canyons)