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A scene from Season 9 of the hit Discovery channel reality show Highway Thru Hell. (Highway Thru Hell photo)

New season of Highway Thru Hell kicks off with snowstorm on Coquihalla

Show filmed on Hope area highways is top favourite among Discovery channel viewers

 

Crews are working to clean up a CN Rail derailment near Hope involving 20 rail cars carrying potash. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

VIDEO: Large CN Rail train derailment sends 20 cars off the track near Hope

Incident occurred on track beside Highway 1, CN Rail said no injuries or fires

 

Carver Ryan Villiers puts finishing touches on the lifelike chainsaw carving of John J. Rambo (played by Sylvester Stallone) before it was installed at Hope’s Memorial Park Aug. 14, 2020. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Sylvester Stallone gives shout-out to new Rambo chainsaw carving in Hope, B.C.

Sylvester Stallone, the star behind John J. Rambo, “very proud” of newly installed red cedar work

 

2016 kidnapping, extortion by Hells Angels member related to Hope cannabis grow ops

2016 kidnapping, extortion by Hells Angels member related to Hope cannabis grow ops

Various Hope area grow ops connected to distribution network in Edmonton, court documents detail

2016 kidnapping, extortion by Hells Angels member related to Hope cannabis grow ops
Three charged in storage locker break-ins in Surrey, Langley Hope: RCMP (Photos: Surrey RCMP)

Three charged in storage locker break-ins in Surrey, Langley Hope: RCMP

Police say the estimated value of stolen items ‘in excess of $200,000’

Three charged in storage locker break-ins in Surrey, Langley Hope: RCMP (Photos: Surrey RCMP)
A man died during a BASE jump from a ridge line between Hope Mountain and Wells Peak, Hope SAR confirmed. Google Maps image

Man dies during BASE jump from Hope Mountain

Authorities are not releasing the man’s name, an experienced BASE jumper who passed away July 15

A man died during a BASE jump from a ridge line between Hope Mountain and Wells Peak, Hope SAR confirmed. Google Maps image
Carli Spielman runs Wild Rabbit Flowers, an event floral studio specializing in weddings, from her home studio and garden in Hope. Grief and shock were how she described the first few weeks of the pandemic and its effect on the wedding industry. Submitted/Wild Rabbit Flowers photo

‘Love is not cancelled’: B.C. wedding businesses prep for meagre summer season

Small, intimate ceremonies dominate this summer, with industry looking at a monster year in 2021

Carli Spielman runs Wild Rabbit Flowers, an event floral studio specializing in weddings, from her home studio and garden in Hope. Grief and shock were how she described the first few weeks of the pandemic and its effect on the wedding industry. Submitted/Wild Rabbit Flowers photo
Leanne Bourgoin-Faessler rescued these two ducklings while traveling between Hope and Agassiz. They were returned to the nearest body of water, likely adopted by another mother duck. (Contributed Photo/Leanne Bourgoin-Faessler)

Ducklings back in quack-tion after roadside rescue

Two ducklings returned to water near Seabird Island

Leanne Bourgoin-Faessler rescued these two ducklings while traveling between Hope and Agassiz. They were returned to the nearest body of water, likely adopted by another mother duck. (Contributed Photo/Leanne Bourgoin-Faessler)
RCMP have charged two out of three people involved in an alleged crime spree which stretched from Calgary, Alberta to Hope, B.C. Black Press file photo

RCMP use spike belts to stop trio in crime spree spanning from Calgary to Hope

Two charged after alleged car-jacking, shoplifting and high speed driving from Alberta to Hope, B.C.

RCMP have charged two out of three people involved in an alleged crime spree which stretched from Calgary, Alberta to Hope, B.C. Black Press file photo
Family say April Lee-Ann Parisian was last heard from April 5, she is a resident of the Fraser Canyon community of Spuzzum. Submitted photo

Family, police confirm boyfriend of missing woman from Hope-area is dead

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

Family say April Lee-Ann Parisian was last heard from April 5, she is a resident of the Fraser Canyon community of Spuzzum. Submitted photo
Family say April Lee-Ann Parisian was last heard from April 5, she is a resident of the Fraser Canyon community of Spuzzum. (Submitted)

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

Mountaineers, rock climbers, miners, hunters, trappers needed to search remote area near Spuzzum

Family say April Lee-Ann Parisian was last heard from April 5, she is a resident of the Fraser Canyon community of Spuzzum. (Submitted)
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.

Homicide investigators called in after man dies in camper belonging to missing B.C. woman

The search for April Lee-Ann Parisian remains ongoing

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