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We don’t know, and really don’t want to know, what these guys on Ryder Street are boiling in their homemade cauldron. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Ghoulishly good news: Trick-or-treating can go ahead this Halloween in Hope

Public health officials say don’t gather or party inside

 

Since she returned to Hope after a 50-year absence, Holly Smith has been taking in the beauty of the waters surrounding her. 'Water Music' is her ode to this beauty, a backroom show at the Hope Arts Gallery that runs November long. (Submitted/Holly Smith photo)

Painting the music of Hope’s rivers, lakes, marshes and creeks

Watercolour and acrylic artist Holly Smith presents ‘Water Music’, gallery’s November backroom show

  • Oct 28, 2020

 

The smaller eagle on the left side of the picture has been stolen from the Sq’ewá:lxw First Nation. If found, contact the community office at 604-796-6129 or email info@skwahlook.com. (Contributed Photo/Sq’ewá:lxw First Nation)

Eagle carving stolen from Sq’ewá:lxw First Nation

If seen, contact the First Nation community office at 604-796-9129

 

The Purple Light Nights rock, created by members of the Hope Association for Community Living, Tillicum. Drawing attention to the 2020 Purple Rock Campaign. (Submitted/Sharlene Harrison-Hinds photo)

Domestic violence: Two sides of the same coin

How people who are perpetrators of family violence can find help

  • Oct 25, 2020
The Purple Light Nights rock, created by members of the Hope Association for Community Living, Tillicum. Drawing attention to the 2020 Purple Rock Campaign. (Submitted/Sharlene Harrison-Hinds photo)
Around 45 residents voted at the Yale community centre on general voting day in B.C., on Oct. 24. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Hope, Canyon voters reflect on snap campaign

Voters say they feel safe coming out to cast their ballots in Fraser-Nicola

Around 45 residents voted at the Yale community centre on general voting day in B.C., on Oct. 24. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
Brad and Maureen of Ma & Pa's Memory Lane, left,  donated $12,000 to the Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation, enough to purchase the last needed stretcher for the Hope hospital. Fund development coordinator with the foundation Robert Beischer holds the other end of the oversized cheque. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Surprise donation crosses last stretcher off of Hope hospital wish list

Support from community made $12,000 donation possible, say owners of Ma & Pa’s Memory Lane

Brad and Maureen of Ma & Pa's Memory Lane, left,  donated $12,000 to the Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation, enough to purchase the last needed stretcher for the Hope hospital. Fund development coordinator with the foundation Robert Beischer holds the other end of the oversized cheque. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
Seabird Island Cheif Jim Harris confirmed the October 6 exposure event at Seabird Island Dental Clinic resulted in no positive cases for COVID-19.

‘Under control at all times’: No COVID cases in recent exposure at Seabird Island dental office

Chief Jim Harris said protocols in place meant no risk to public, dental clinic staff members

Seabird Island Cheif Jim Harris confirmed the October 6 exposure event at Seabird Island Dental Clinic resulted in no positive cases for COVID-19.
Advance polls are now open for the 2020 B.C. election, including the Hope Legion hall. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

A round-up of Fraser-Nicola election coverage

Undecided voters will find candidate bios, stories on the local race and party platforms

Advance polls are now open for the 2020 B.C. election, including the Hope Legion hall. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
Candidates in the October 2020 B.C. election for the Fraser-Nicola district. (Submitted photos)

Fraser-Nicola candidates address racism, privilege in Oct. 14 debate

Candidates were asked how their work will be influenced by intersectionality

Candidates in the October 2020 B.C. election for the Fraser-Nicola district. (Submitted photos)
Advance polls are open until Oct. 21 for the 2020 B.C. election, including at the Hope Legion hall. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Your Fraser-Nicola candidates on small business and seniors’ cost of living

Candidates also answered questions on Richmond Hill, bringing court back to Hope

Advance polls are open until Oct. 21 for the 2020 B.C. election, including at the Hope Legion hall. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
One Hope resident is calling on Mayor and council to designate indoor spaces for seniors to meet safely this winter, during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. (Besnopile/Pixabay photo)

LETTER: Need for meeting space for Hope seniors, as COVID and winter is upon us

Editor: The tragedy of the COVID virus has been well documented, however,…

  • Oct 18, 2020
One Hope resident is calling on Mayor and council to designate indoor spaces for seniors to meet safely this winter, during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. (Besnopile/Pixabay photo)
Courtesy/Seabird Island Band

‘We want to hear from you’: Seabird Island leaders seek community plan input

Two different ways to submit ideas, open until the end of November

Courtesy/Seabird Island Band
A group of Silver Creek Elementary and Hope Secondary School students summited Mt. Frosty, the highest peak in Manning Park, Oct. 2. (Submitted/Bruce Becker photo)

Hope students summit Mt. Frosty

A group of 19 students from Silver Creek Elementary and Hope Secondary…

  • Oct 17, 2020
A group of Silver Creek Elementary and Hope Secondary School students summited Mt. Frosty, the highest peak in Manning Park, Oct. 2. (Submitted/Bruce Becker photo)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)

Man suffers non-life threatening injuries after stabbing in Hope

No indication of risk to public, police say, after man located near Hope rec centre with stab wounds

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
Remnants of the green roof of the A-frame which housed Hope’s visitors centre and museum from 1980 until Oct. 2017, when mould was discovered in the building. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Out with the old: Hope’s A-frame visitor centre torn down

Visitors have to wait for a facilities master plan before finding out what will replace the A-frame

Remnants of the green roof of the A-frame which housed Hope’s visitors centre and museum from 1980 until Oct. 2017, when mould was discovered in the building. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
Architectural renderings of a proposed 52-unit supportive housing building, which BC Housing has proposed to be built on their 650 Old Hope Princeton Way property. (BC Housing photo)

Have something to say about BC Housing’s proposed supportive housing plans in Hope?

Here’s how to submit questions and comments, or register to speak at Nov. 3 and 4 public hearings

Architectural renderings of a proposed 52-unit supportive housing building, which BC Housing has proposed to be built on their 650 Old Hope Princeton Way property. (BC Housing photo)
Aaron Sumexheltza, NDP candidate for Fraser Nicola, 2020 (Submitted photo)

Fraser-Nicola candidate Q&A: Aaron Sumexheltza

Learn more about BC NDP candidate Aaron Sumexheltza

  • Oct 16, 2020
Aaron Sumexheltza, NDP candidate for Fraser Nicola, 2020 (Submitted photo)
Dennis Adamson, 2015

Fraser-Nicola candidate Q&A: Dennis Adamson

Learn more about independent candidate Dennis Adamson

  • Oct 16, 2020
Dennis Adamson, 2015
The BC Green Party candidate Jonah Timms. (Submitted photo)

Fraser-Nicola candidate Q&A: Jonah Timms

Learn more about BC Green Party candidate Jonah Timms

  • Oct 16, 2020
The BC Green Party candidate Jonah Timms. (Submitted photo)
Mike Bhangu is running in the Oct. 24 B.C. election as an independent. (Submitted photo)

Fraser-Nicola candidate Q&A: Mike Bhangu

Learn more about independent candidate Mike Bhangu

  • Oct 16, 2020
Mike Bhangu is running in the Oct. 24 B.C. election as an independent. (Submitted photo)