Letters to the editor

Campfire. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media - File)

LETTER: Up to us to stop firewood sales during fire ban

Why allow firewood sales when there is a total fire ban in effect?

  • Aug 20, 2021

 

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LETTER: Hope Legion volunteers give thanks for the generosity during COVID times

Hope coffee house kept vaccine clinic volunteers fed during clinics

  • Aug 19, 2021

 

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Dirtbiker on Hope’s Rotary Trail a cause for concern

‘Let’s use commonsense and use these trails safely,’ says Hope resident

  • Jul 11, 2021

 

Letters to the editor.

Ambulance system needs an overhaul

‘I live in trepadation of ever needing an ambulance,’ says letter writer

  • Jul 11, 2021
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Greg Hasell of Chilliwack lived in the Hope Station House as a youth, when it was an active train station and his father was a CN Station Master. After his father passed away, the family moved out, to make room for the new Station Master — but when the station was formally closed, the Hasells were allowed to move back in, until the early 1980s. (Barry Stewart/ Submitted)

LETTER: Hope’s honking protest has no plans on stopping

T-shirts also on sale now to help support the Hope Station House’s resurrection

  • May 2, 2021
Greg Hasell of Chilliwack lived in the Hope Station House as a youth, when it was an active train station and his father was a CN Station Master. After his father passed away, the family moved out, to make room for the new Station Master — but when the station was formally closed, the Hasells were allowed to move back in, until the early 1980s. (Barry Stewart/ Submitted)
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)
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LETTER: Council must listen to the public

Editor: Having recently read the District of Hope Integrated Official Community Plan,…

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

LETTER: Council should meet with the coalition

Arlene Webster of Hope applauds sustained efforts to save the Station House

About 80 demonstrators walked through Hope with signs in support of saving the Station House. (Photo/Christian Ward)
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LETTER: Long-term district revamp is not progress

Rasmus K. Sjovold shares his thoughts on a recent long-term development proposal

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(photo courtesy of Gerda Borden)

LETTER: A plea to reason about Hope Station House

Former First Blood film worker pleads his case for the Station House

(photo courtesy of Gerda Borden)
Yellow construction fencing surrounds the Hope Station House. As quickly as initial demolition work began, it was ordered to halt on Friday following an agreement between the B.C. Ombudsperson’s Office and the District of Hope. (Photos/ Adam Louis)

LETTER: Food for thought on the Station House

Arlene Webster criticizes Hope’s lack of action preserving the Station House

Yellow construction fencing surrounds the Hope Station House. As quickly as initial demolition work began, it was ordered to halt on Friday following an agreement between the B.C. Ombudsperson’s Office and the District of Hope. (Photos/ Adam Louis)
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LETTER: Council already made up their minds about the Station House

Coalition member Arlene Webster says District plans haven’t been transparent

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LETTER: The Hope Station House is full of memories and heritage

Former Hope resident Debbie Bergeron reflects on her past at the Station House

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An undated picture of the Hope Station House. There is currently a resident-driven movement to ask for a stay of demolition while funding sources are sought to restore the Station House to its former glory. (Photo/Save The Hope Station House)

LETTER: Destroying the Station House causes many losses

Ron Spence of Penticton finds the Station House demolition disgusting

An undated picture of the Hope Station House. There is currently a resident-driven movement to ask for a stay of demolition while funding sources are sought to restore the Station House to its former glory. (Photo/Save The Hope Station House)
An undated picture of the Hope Station House. (Photo/Save The Hope Station House)

LETTER: Disappointed council chose to demolish Station House

The Coalition responds to the Station House decision

An undated picture of the Hope Station House. (Photo/Save The Hope Station House)
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LETTER: The Deadly Divide

Connie Lebeau of Victoria wants to regain progress against poverty

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D’arcy Brown poses with an original painting of him in front of the station in 1968 shortly after he started his CN career. (Photo/D’arcy Brown)

LETTER: Very few buildings like the Station House still exist

D’arcy Brown of Alberta says the historic Station House can hold its own if properly maintained

D’arcy Brown poses with an original painting of him in front of the station in 1968 shortly after he started his CN career. (Photo/D’arcy Brown)
A March 1984 article from when the Hope Station House was first saved from demolition. (Photo/Save the Hope Station House)

LETTER: Council, how will your story be told?

Darla Dickinson dedicates herself to preserving the Station House’s place in history

A March 1984 article from when the Hope Station House was first saved from demolition. (Photo/Save the Hope Station House)
Hope’s station house, moved from its original location along the railroad to 111 Old Hope Princeton Way. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

LETTER: If walls could talk

Echo Johnson of Hope writes from the Station House’s point of view

Hope’s station house, moved from its original location along the railroad to 111 Old Hope Princeton Way. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

LETTER: Remembering Mom

Barbara MacKinnon reflects on memories of her mother