Hope

The CRCC parking lot is nearly full in Agassiz as abandoned vehicles stand ready to be picked up following the Highway 7 mudslides. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Vehicles abandoned in Hwy 7 mudslides available for pickup in Agassiz: MOTI

Pickup is available between 12 p.m. and 8 p.m., call in advance

The CRCC parking lot is nearly full in Agassiz as abandoned vehicles stand ready to be picked up following the Highway 7 mudslides. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Crews for CN and VIA Rail worked together with Emergency Management B.C. to evacuate about 200 people from Hope on Nov. 17. (Scott Medlock photo)

Rail companies give thanks to their employees who evacuated people from Hope

CN and VIA Rail worked together to support evacuation efforts in British Columbia

Crews for CN and VIA Rail worked together with Emergency Management B.C. to evacuate about 200 people from Hope on Nov. 17. (Scott Medlock photo)
An aerial view of the Hope Golf Club shows significant flooding at the nine hole course. (Rod MacDonnell/Facebook)

Much of Hope Golf Club submerged under flood water

Course operators say it will be a huge job assessing damage and rebuilding the course

An aerial view of the Hope Golf Club shows significant flooding at the nine hole course. (Rod MacDonnell/Facebook)
Letter to the editor.

LETTER: Stranded travellers give thanks to Skawahlook and Hope residents

‘We can’t wait to return and show our support back to you’

Letter to the editor.
Hope the golden retriever puppy is surrounded by volunteers at Hope Secondary School. The adorable guest was renamed as a way of saying thank you to the many volunteers who helped hundreds of people during the floods in Hope. (Photo/Hope Secondary School)

‘It’s a mascot!’: Puppy renamed Hope as salute to outstanding local volunteers

“Hope” sheltered at HSS for three days with their family

Hope the golden retriever puppy is surrounded by volunteers at Hope Secondary School. The adorable guest was renamed as a way of saying thank you to the many volunteers who helped hundreds of people during the floods in Hope. (Photo/Hope Secondary School)
A photo shows damage done to the Othello Tunnels trail by recent flooding and landslides. (Tyler Ingram/Twitter)

Hope’s Othello Tunnels damaged by storm

The park has struggled to stay open recently due to geological instability, and this won’t help

A photo shows damage done to the Othello Tunnels trail by recent flooding and landslides. (Tyler Ingram/Twitter)
Hope’s Mayor Peter Robb lays a wreath on Remembrance Day 2020. Days after this year’s ceremonies, the Mayor found his town struggling with the impacts of flooding and landslides. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Mayor Peter Robb says Hope avoided major infrastructure failures

In a statement posted online, Robb thanked residents and said Hope is now in the recovery phase

Hope’s Mayor Peter Robb lays a wreath on Remembrance Day 2020. Days after this year’s ceremonies, the Mayor found his town struggling with the impacts of flooding and landslides. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
With Highway 7 temporarily reopening Nov. 18, there was a window for weary travelers stranded in the Sunshine Valley to make a run for Hope. They did so in a convoy led by the Sunshine Valley Volunteer Fire Department. (Pattie Desjardins photo)

Travelers stranded in Sunshine Valley joining convoy heading for Hope

Fifty-four travelers are being escorted by the Sunshine Valley Volunteer Fire Department

With Highway 7 temporarily reopening Nov. 18, there was a window for weary travelers stranded in the Sunshine Valley to make a run for Hope. They did so in a convoy led by the Sunshine Valley Volunteer Fire Department. (Pattie Desjardins photo)
Abbotsford flood damage: Nov. 16, 2021 (Photos by Sophie Middleton)

295 millimetres of rain: Abbotsford, Hope set precipitation records

In a span of two days, Hope saw just as much rain as Penticton would in one year

Abbotsford flood damage: Nov. 16, 2021 (Photos by Sophie Middleton)
Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart questioning Public Safety Minister Mike Farnsworth in the Legislative Assembly. (video screenshot)

Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart calls on government to start using emergency alerts

Tegart pointed out that other provinces have used the system hundreds of times

Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart questioning Public Safety Minister Mike Farnsworth in the Legislative Assembly. (video screenshot)
Members of Chilliwack’s U15 A2 hockey squad found shelter and warm meals at Hope’s Camp Squeah after getting stranded coming home from a tournament in Kelowna. (submitted photo)

Stranded Chilliwack hockey team finds refuge at Camp Squeah in Hope

The group of 31 was taken in after a treacherous journey from Kelowna brought them to Hope

Members of Chilliwack’s U15 A2 hockey squad found shelter and warm meals at Hope’s Camp Squeah after getting stranded coming home from a tournament in Kelowna. (submitted photo)
Travellers who have been trapped for days in Hope lined up to take a CP Train to downtown Vancouver on Wednesday, Nov. 17. (Pattie Desjardins/Hope Standard)

Lougheed Highway to open westbound for the hundreds of travellers stuck in Hope

Piloted traffic heading west to guide stranded travellers out of the disaster zone

Travellers who have been trapped for days in Hope lined up to take a CP Train to downtown Vancouver on Wednesday, Nov. 17. (Pattie Desjardins/Hope Standard)
(Hope Standard file photo)

Free showers now available for those stranded in Hope

The Hope Recreation Centre is now open for showers for the people…

(Hope Standard file photo)
A map shows the town of Hope. A plane has crashed, killing two on board, 18 nautical miles northeast of town. (Google Maps)

2 dead in plane crash near Hope

Transportation Safety Board confirmed crash happened on Monday

A map shows the town of Hope. A plane has crashed, killing two on board, 18 nautical miles northeast of town. (Google Maps)
Kal Atwal, Daj Powar and Jesse Sohal were on their way home from a road trip to Whitehorse when they had to stop unexpectedly in Hope. Now, they are making the best of the situation by carrying on with camping. (Pattie Desjardins/ Hope Standard)

Campers make themselves comfortable, wait out Hope landslides under overpass

Friends’ road trip to view Whitehorse northern lights now memorable for Hope landslides

Kal Atwal, Daj Powar and Jesse Sohal were on their way home from a road trip to Whitehorse when they had to stop unexpectedly in Hope. Now, they are making the best of the situation by carrying on with camping. (Pattie Desjardins/ Hope Standard)
Residents assess the damage along Johnson Road and Kawkawa Lake Road in Hope on Nov. 15, 2021. (Submitted photo)

B.C. STORM: Residents report sewage flowing into lake in Hope as waters rise

Residents at Kawkawa Lake dealing with heavy debris from Johnson Road Creek

Residents assess the damage along Johnson Road and Kawkawa Lake Road in Hope on Nov. 15, 2021. (Submitted photo)
Pipe for the Trans Mountain pipeline is unloaded in Edson, Alta., Tuesday, June 18, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson file)

Pipeline work will include days of non-stop drilling in Hope neighbourhoods

Trans Mountain land agents to work with homeowners during round-the-clock construction

Pipe for the Trans Mountain pipeline is unloaded in Edson, Alta., Tuesday, June 18, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson file)
Emily Overholt swims her way to first place in the Women’s 200m Butterfly at the Olympic Swimming Trials in Toronto on Tuesday June 22, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Olympian Overholt jumping into pool in Hope this weekend for clinic

Competitive swimmers invited to take in pool and classroom session with bronze medalist

Emily Overholt swims her way to first place in the Women’s 200m Butterfly at the Olympic Swimming Trials in Toronto on Tuesday June 22, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Re-elected MP Brad Vis has been appointed to Erin O’Toole’s shadow cabinet. (File Photo)
Re-elected MP Brad Vis has been appointed to Erin O’Toole’s shadow cabinet. (File Photo)
Director/Writer Scott Cooper and Producer Guillermo del Toro on the set of ANTLERS. Photo by Kimberley French. © 2021 20th Century Studios All Rights Reserved

Filming an economic driver in small B.C. towns like Hope, says Canada’s Motion Picture Association

Four days of filming Antlers resulted in $10,000 for permit fees to district

Director/Writer Scott Cooper and Producer Guillermo del Toro on the set of ANTLERS. Photo by Kimberley French. © 2021 20th Century Studios All Rights Reserved