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Koopman, right, beside fellow board members in front of a bulletin board he had installed. It read ‘making a difference for kids’ and proudly displayed all of the new programs and successes of programs in SD78 schools. Submitted photo

Hope educator, school board trustee John Koopman remembered

John Koopman dedicated his professional life to education, first as a teacher and later an SD78 trustee

Koopman, right, beside fellow board members in front of a bulletin board he had installed. It read ‘making a difference for kids’ and proudly displayed all of the new programs and successes of programs in SD78 schools. Submitted photo
Chief James Harris of Seabird Island made his first address on April 28 and it was posted online on May 4 (Contributed Photo/Seabird Island)
Chief James Harris of Seabird Island made his first address on April 28 and it was posted online on May 4 (Contributed Photo/Seabird Island)
Park it in Hope!

Park it in Hope!

For swimming, biking or exploring, Hope, Cascades and Canyons has a park for it

  • May 11, 2020
Park it in Hope!
Family, police confirm boyfriend of April Parisian, missing since early April, is dead

Family, police confirm boyfriend of April Parisian, missing since early April, is dead

Searches and fundraising are ongoing to scour areas Parisian was known to frequent

Family, police confirm boyfriend of April Parisian, missing since early April, is dead
The AESS grad class of 2020 heads down the parade route on their float, shortly before launching fireworks over the train tracks for some extra flair. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)

Individualized ceremonies, parades replace traditional ceremonies for Fraser Cascade 2020 grads

Students will graduate like no other class before them, as COVID-19 forces big changes to Grad 2020

The AESS grad class of 2020 heads down the parade route on their float, shortly before launching fireworks over the train tracks for some extra flair. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)
A file photo of John Koopman, long time educator and board member on the Fraser Cascade school board. He passed away suddenly overnight on May 5.

Hope educator, school board trustee John Koopman passes away suddenly

Koopman’s death was sudden, says a friend. He dedicated his life to education in Fraser Cascade.

A file photo of John Koopman, long time educator and board member on the Fraser Cascade school board. He passed away suddenly overnight on May 5.
A missing persons poster for April Parisian in front of Hope’s district hall. Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard

Continued search for missing Spuzzum woman seeks more volunteers

Saturday’s search begins in Agassiz

A missing persons poster for April Parisian in front of Hope’s district hall. Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard
A missing persons poster for April Parisian in front of Hope’s district hall. Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard

Family appeal to skilled backcountry users to join Fraser Canyon search for missing woman

Mountaineers, rock climbers, gold miners, hunters, trappers all needed in search of remote area

A missing persons poster for April Parisian in front of Hope’s district hall. Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard
IHIT is looking for help to find April Parisian (at right with her boyfriend Paris Margesson) last communicated with on March 28, 2020. She may have been with her red Chevrolet truck and her brown pug. (RCMP)

IHIT suspect foul play in case of missing Fraser Canyon woman

April Parisian was last heard from weeks ago, her camper found with a deceased male inside April 17

IHIT is looking for help to find April Parisian (at right with her boyfriend Paris Margesson) last communicated with on March 28, 2020. She may have been with her red Chevrolet truck and her brown pug. (RCMP)
A photo shared by family to Facebook of April Parisian’s truck and camper.
A photo shared by family to Facebook of April Parisian’s truck and camper.
B.C. artist erects 15-foot statue and names it COVID

B.C. artist erects 15-foot statue and names it COVID

Decades of collecting spare parts culminated in folk art towering over a country road

B.C. artist erects 15-foot statue and names it COVID

Stay off the tracks and stay alert, rail police warn

Last year, seven were killed and 10 seriously injured in rail crossing, trespassing incidents

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School board OK’s sports medicine course

Approves 2020-2021 calendar during March meeting

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SD78, meet your new superintendent

SD78, meet your new superintendent

Balan Moorthy takes over from Karen Nelson August 1

SD78, meet your new superintendent
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UPDATE: SD78 launches COVID-19 web portal, plans learning opportunities

Learning opportunity plans slated for unveiling April 6

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VIDEO: Highway 1 treacherous between Agassiz and Hope

VIDEO: Highway 1 treacherous between Agassiz and Hope

Rough road conditions Thursday night, continue with freezing rain and snow

VIDEO: Highway 1 treacherous between Agassiz and Hope