Sarah Gawdin

Local UFV employee’s efforts earn her a Staff Excellence award

Michelle Vandepol was one of two 2019 UFV Staff Excellence award recipients

No crackers for quackers: Hope resident warns fellow locals to not feed wild birds

‘You should not feed wildlife anything—they don’t need it,’ Wildlife Rescue Association says

UPDATE: B.C.’s police watchdog investigating motorcycle crash in Hope

Incident is now being linked to early morning break and enter

Fraser-Cascade school board begins by-election process in wake of trustee’s passing

SD78’s Tom Hendrickson passed away on April 19, just six months after being re-elected in Oct.

Chawathil First Nation Canada’s first community with self-healing road

Created in B.C., self-healing concrete can be used anywhere, lasts longer, is a greener option

Province grants Fraser-Cascade district $96,000 for creation of First Nations education agreements

Local Education Agreements are integral components of inclusive school curricula

Strong winds down trees, cause blackouts in Hope and surrounding areas

Communities from Ruby Creek to Hope, Hells Gate to Keefer have been affected by downed power lines

Grade 4/5 students from across Fraser-Cascade District compete in annual Reading Link Challenge

The province-wide program gets students involved in the ‘sport of reading’

Hope couple launches website dedicated to help with special needs emergency preparedness

Timed with Autism Awareness month, SNEP.ca launched in early April

MLA says ‘regional plan’ including wrap-around services will help end hospitals’ shuffling of homeless

Regional plan could also help prevent one community from becoming a ‘hub’ of homelessness

Sticks and stones may break your bones and an unhappy time at Coquihalla River Park

Hope Mountain Centre calls out for volunteers for annual park clean-up party

WATCH: BC Wildfire crews step out of hovering helicopters in Hope

Practicing exiting a hovering aircraft helps ensure firefighters can attend any fire site

New Fraser Valley trail running race series will take place in Mission and Manning Park this spring

First race to take place on the Bear Mountain trail network in Mission, in June

Fraser-Cascade School Board votes to invest in protecting the future of its students’ hearing

Decibel monitors to be installed in secondary schools’ machine shops as a visual guide

Told ‘no’ twice by local shelter, homeless Surrey man sent to Hope anyways

Deemed medically stable, patient was taxied to Hope by hospital when a spot in Surrey wasn’t located

Don’t be afraid to share pictures of your children

I would argue sharing photos of children does more good than harm for them and the community

Celebrate Transit Driver Appreciation Day with BC Transit on Mar. 18

Say a little ‘thank you’ to the people who help you get where you need to be safely, like Sherry Lane

Hope Search and Rescue worried about looming expiry date for government funding

The province’s 80 SAR groups have been sharing $15 million in grants from previous government

Local recognized for devoting a half-century of fighting fires

Provincial, federal governements honour the 50 years Fred Robinson spent as volunteer firefighter