Emelie Peacock

Pete Ryan, known all over the world for his chainsaw carvings, died on Friday, Jan. 8. He was 70 years old. (Contributed Photo/Dignity Memorial)

Iconic Hope chainsaw carver Pete Ryan has passed away

Ryan is a founding member of Hope’s famous chainsaw carving community

Pete Ryan, known all over the world for his chainsaw carvings, died on Friday, Jan. 8. He was 70 years old. (Contributed Photo/Dignity Memorial)
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Scene of ‘chaos’ after collision involving two semi-trucks, train in Fraser Canyon

Highway closed in both directions for 8 hours, three injured in ‘major vehicle incident’

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Leaders of the BCTF in the Fraser Health region are calling on the health authority to make changes in schools as the “status quo” is unacceptable. (Pixabay photo)

‘Status quo is unacceptable’: BCTF calls on Fraser Health to improve school safety

BCTF calling for mandatory masks, prioritizing vaccinations for school staff, reducing density

Leaders of the BCTF in the Fraser Health region are calling on the health authority to make changes in schools as the “status quo” is unacceptable. (Pixabay photo)
A tiny home was stolen from a property in the Fraser Canyon as thieves made away with just about everything on the property in a brazen Christmas Day theft. (Submitted photo)
A tiny home was stolen from a property in the Fraser Canyon as thieves made away with just about everything on the property in a brazen Christmas Day theft. (Submitted photo)
A tiny home stolen from a Fraser Canyon property south of Boston Bar has been recovered 100 kilometres north in Lillooet. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Tiny home stolen off property near Lower Mainland found 1 week later in Lillooet

Theives used U-Haul truck to steal tiny home, riding lawnmower and more from property south of Boston Bar

A tiny home stolen from a Fraser Canyon property south of Boston Bar has been recovered 100 kilometres north in Lillooet. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
Neil Cantrill and two others will be sentenced in March 2021 related to a 2016 assault and kidnapping. (Black Press Media files)

Hells Angel guilty of kidnapping, extortion in Hope to be sentenced in 2021

Sentencing put over to March 2021 in court process stretching back to 2018

Neil Cantrill and two others will be sentenced in March 2021 related to a 2016 assault and kidnapping. (Black Press Media files)
A highway camera view of Highway 5 at the Britton Creek rest area, as the highway remains closed. (DriveBC photo)

Coquihalla highway closed amid snowfall, multiple vehicle incidents

Highway is closed between Hope and Merritt Monday afternoon

A highway camera view of Highway 5 at the Britton Creek rest area, as the highway remains closed. (DriveBC photo)
Banff Mountain Film Festival has gone virtual this year. (BMFF photo)

Banff Mountain Film Fest comes to Fraser Valley, in virtual form

Around this time of year, mountain lovers would be seated in the…

Banff Mountain Film Festival has gone virtual this year. (BMFF photo)
A Hope motel has become an ad hoc supportive housing program during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Image by ming dai from Pixabay)

Inside an experiment in supportive housing in Hope

As COVID-19 hit B.C., 13 shelter residents moved into motel rooms with supports

A Hope motel has become an ad hoc supportive housing program during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Image by ming dai from Pixabay)
Former Hope resident Jason Thomas Graff is set to be sentenced on charges of telecommunicating to lure a child and posession of child pornography at the Chilliwack Law Courts Jan. 28. (File photo)

Former Hope resident to be sentenced for child luring in Chilliwack court

Sentencing Jan. 28 at Chilliwack Law Courts following offences in Hope, Vancouver Island

Former Hope resident Jason Thomas Graff is set to be sentenced on charges of telecommunicating to lure a child and posession of child pornography at the Chilliwack Law Courts Jan. 28. (File photo)
Riders will need to don face coverings to ski and snowboard at Manning this winter. (Manning Park Resort photo)

Manning Park slopes open early

Early season snowfall allowed for opening this weekend, 56 centimetre snow base recorded Nov. 30

Riders will need to don face coverings to ski and snowboard at Manning this winter. (Manning Park Resort photo)
A nordic racer on the way down from the Backwall Peak trail at Manning Park in 2018. (Manning Park Resort photo)
A nordic racer on the way down from the Backwall Peak trail at Manning Park in 2018. (Manning Park Resort photo)
Jodie Fedun said her brother Jarrett Whitford hasn’t been heard from since early September, and his bank card was last used in Hope. (Submitted/Facebook photo)

Police spot missing Alberta man on video, in Hope

Family have not heard from Jarrett Whitford, 31, since early September

Jodie Fedun said her brother Jarrett Whitford hasn’t been heard from since early September, and his bank card was last used in Hope. (Submitted/Facebook 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)
Jagmeet Singh, leader of the federal NDP, visited Hope’s Swetexl daycare Oct. 16 to lend his support to provincial NDP candidate Aaron Sumexheltza in the swing riding of Fraser-Nicola. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Jagmeet Singh darts around B.C., drops in on swing riding of Fraser-Nicola

Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh made a stop in Hope to support NDP candidate Sumexheltza

Jagmeet Singh, leader of the federal NDP, visited Hope’s Swetexl daycare Oct. 16 to lend his support to provincial NDP candidate Aaron Sumexheltza in the swing riding of Fraser-Nicola. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
A VPD handout photo of Jordan Naterer.

Interior, Fraser Valley search crews comb Manning Park for missing 25-year-old

Jordan Naterer was last seen in Vancouver Oct. 10, his car was found at the Frosty Mountain trailhead

A VPD handout photo of Jordan Naterer.
Highway alert

Drivers warn of ‘hurricane’ and ‘gale force’ winds on Coquihalla Highway

Environment Canada warns of 10 cm of snowfall and 60km/hr winds gusting to 90

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The golden larches at Manning Park’s Frosty Mountain trail are seeing an ‘extreme level of visitors’ on weekends. (BC Parks/Facebook photo)

‘Extreme level of visitors’ to Manning Park’s golden larches prompts travel advisory

Hikers going off trail or camping in larches could cause ‘irreparable damage’ to fragile environment

The golden larches at Manning Park’s Frosty Mountain trail are seeing an ‘extreme level of visitors’ on weekends. (BC Parks/Facebook photo)
Riders will need to don face coverings to ski and snowboard at Manning this winter. (Manning Park Resort photo)

Mandatory face coverings, wiping down chair lifts all part of Manning winter plans

Winter season at Manning Park Resort to start Dec. 11, winter ops plan details COVID-19 measures

Riders will need to don face coverings to ski and snowboard at Manning this winter. (Manning Park Resort photo)
Police believe the following truck was involved in a hit and run on Sept. 18 near Ruby Creek. (RCMP photo)

Police seek help in solving fatal Highway 7 hit and run

A man in his 70s was found dead Sept. 21, police say he was hit by a truck four days prior

Police believe the following truck was involved in a hit and run on Sept. 18 near Ruby Creek. (RCMP photo)