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The crew for @Home — a new, Indigenous focused, home makeover show that will be airing in Fall 2023 — recently gave the studio, of Ojibwe and Cree fashion designer Linda Kay Peters, a complete makeover. (Kemone Moodley/Hope Standard)

New home makeover show features famous fashion designer Linda Kay Peters

The Ojibwe and Cree and Seabird Island First Nation designer will feature on fifth episode of @Home

The crew for @Home — a new, Indigenous focused, home makeover show that will be airing in Fall 2023 — recently gave the studio, of Ojibwe and Cree fashion designer Linda Kay Peters, a complete makeover. (Kemone Moodley/Hope Standard)
Sukhi Kang, the owner of Hope Panago Pizza, says it was simply “the right thing to do” when it came to feeding people during the floods. (Kemone Moodley/Hope Standard)

Pizza shop owner in Hope reflects on feeding stranded travellers

Suki Kang says he drew on experiences from Punjab hometown during the floods

Sukhi Kang, the owner of Hope Panago Pizza, says it was simply “the right thing to do” when it came to feeding people during the floods. (Kemone Moodley/Hope Standard)
A movie made by Peters First Nation member and filmmaker Andrew Genaille is currently available to view — and it was filmed entirely on the iPhone 12.

New movie from Peters First Nation filmmaker now available on iTunes

Called Rehab, movie focuses on a man dealing with the recent passing of his father

A movie made by Peters First Nation member and filmmaker Andrew Genaille is currently available to view — and it was filmed entirely on the iPhone 12.
Deemed as an historic milestone for conservation, it was the result fo a partnership between the provincial Spotted Owl Breeding and Release Program and Spuzzum First Nation. (BC Gov News)

Wild B.C. population of critically endangered spotted owl jumps from 1 to 4

Conservation made possible due to partnership between Spuzzum First Nation and provincial government

Deemed as an historic milestone for conservation, it was the result fo a partnership between the provincial Spotted Owl Breeding and Release Program and Spuzzum First Nation. (BC Gov News)
Metro Vancouver issued an air quality advisory on Sunday (Oct. 16) that remains in effect for the eastern Fraser Valley. (Kemone Moodley/Hope Standard)

Update: Eastern Fraser Valley now at a 10+ (very high risk) on the Air Quality Health Index

Air quality in Chilliwack, Hope and Harrison affected by wildfires in B.C. and Washington

Metro Vancouver issued an air quality advisory on Sunday (Oct. 16) that remains in effect for the eastern Fraser Valley. (Kemone Moodley/Hope Standard)
Estimated to be completed in 2024, traffic delays are expected as construction takes place to repair sections of Highway 1 through the Fraser Canyon. (BC Transportation/Twitter)

Permanent repairs to take place on Highway 1 between Hope and Spences Bridge

Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure says to expect traffic delays from construction

Estimated to be completed in 2024, traffic delays are expected as construction takes place to repair sections of Highway 1 through the Fraser Canyon. (BC Transportation/Twitter)
Hope Standard reporter Kemone Moodley watches Rambo and Khaidi (1983) for the first time. (Illustration drawn by Kemone Moodley/Hope Standard)

Column: Hope reporter watches Rambo:First Blood and Khaidi (1983) for the first time

Standard reporter Kemone Moodley compares First Blood and Khaidi to determine which one is better

Hope Standard reporter Kemone Moodley watches Rambo and Khaidi (1983) for the first time. (Illustration drawn by Kemone Moodley/Hope Standard)
Chief Chetlámetleqw Norman Florence, along with vice-Chief Tim Peters and councillors Kelsey John, Rhoda Peters, Aaron Pete, Audrey George, and Monica Florence were sworn in at an official ceremony that took place at Chawathil Te Lalemntset community complex. (Hope Standard)

Chawathil First Nation’s chief and council officially sworn-in Monday evening

Chief Chetlámetleqw Norman Florence and the new council were officially sworn-in at the Chawathil Te Lalemntset community complex

Chief Chetlámetleqw Norman Florence, along with vice-Chief Tim Peters and councillors Kelsey John, Rhoda Peters, Aaron Pete, Audrey George, and Monica Florence were sworn in at an official ceremony that took place at Chawathil Te Lalemntset community complex. (Hope Standard)
The popular show is back for its 11th season and premieres on Sept. 26 on Discovery Canada. (HWYThruHell/Twitter)

11th season of Highway Thru Hell once again features Coquihalla Highway by Hope

Popular show featuring Hope’s very own Jamie Davis Motor Truck & Auto Ltd company airs on Sept. 26

The popular show is back for its 11th season and premieres on Sept. 26 on Discovery Canada. (HWYThruHell/Twitter)
According to Chawathil councillors Deanna John and Audrey George, Chawathil was once again forgotten about by the District of Hope during this emergency despite being only a kilometre away from the fire. (Deanna John)

Chawathil First Nation says no support from Hope during Flood Falls Trail wildfire

Councillors of Chawathil say they and 200 band members left to deal with fire on their own

According to Chawathil councillors Deanna John and Audrey George, Chawathil was once again forgotten about by the District of Hope during this emergency despite being only a kilometre away from the fire. (Deanna John)
As of this morning (Sept. 15) the Flood Falls Trail wildfire is being held and is no longer considered a fire of note, according to BC Wildfire Service. (Lorraine Rafuse/Facebook)

Flood Falls Trail wildfire no longer out of control according to BC Wildfire Service

BC Wildfires Service says that the Hope wildfire is held and no longer a fire of note

As of this morning (Sept. 15) the Flood Falls Trail wildfire is being held and is no longer considered a fire of note, according to BC Wildfire Service. (Lorraine Rafuse/Facebook)
On Wednesday (Sept. 13), the Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) and the District of Hope jointly rescinded the evacuation orders and alerts for the 12 properties in Hunter Creek Road and Laidlaw. (Lorraine Rafuse/Facebook)

All evacuation orders and alerts lifted for the Flood Falls Trail wildfire

District of Hope rescinded evac orders and Chawathil First Nation rescinded evac alerts

On Wednesday (Sept. 13), the Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) and the District of Hope jointly rescinded the evacuation orders and alerts for the 12 properties in Hunter Creek Road and Laidlaw. (Lorraine Rafuse/Facebook)
The Flood Falls Trail wildfire is now estimated to be 545 hectares according to BC Wildfire Service (Richard Haworth/Facebook)

UPDATE: Evacuation order no longer in effect for the Flood Falls Trail wildfire

8 helicopters now fighting the wildfire at Flood Falls Trail

The Flood Falls Trail wildfire is now estimated to be 545 hectares according to BC Wildfire Service (Richard Haworth/Facebook)
Flood Falls Trail wildfire is estimated to be 520 hectares and continues to grow (Samuel St-laurent/Facebook)

Flood Falls Trail wildfire estimated at 520 hectares and growing

Highway 1 eastbound still closed and a dozen properties in Hunter Creek and Laidlaw evacuated

Flood Falls Trail wildfire is estimated to be 520 hectares and continues to grow (Samuel St-laurent/Facebook)
Highway 1 eastbound through Hope is closed Sunday (Sept. 11) as the Flood Falls Trail wildfire continues to grow. (Photo courtesy of BC Wildfire Service)

UPDATE: Highway 1 eastbound closed as Flood Falls Trail wildfire grows to 458 hectares

All eastbound traffic between Chilliwack and Hope detoured to Highway 7 and Highway 9

Highway 1 eastbound through Hope is closed Sunday (Sept. 11) as the Flood Falls Trail wildfire continues to grow. (Photo courtesy of BC Wildfire Service)
Jacqui Brown posted this image to Facebook Saturday about 5 p.m.

UPDATE: Flood Falls Trail wildfire near Hope grows to 271 hectares

Evacuation alert sent last night via Alertable app still in effect as of this morning

Jacqui Brown posted this image to Facebook Saturday about 5 p.m.
Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh at the Hope Station during their Royal Tour of Canada in 1951. At this time, the Station House was still located at its original site on the corner of 5th Ave and Hudson Bay Street. (Photo/Walter Inouye)

Looking back at Queen Elizabeth’s and Prince Philip’s historic visit to Hope by rail

Photo re-surfaces of Queen Elizabeth II’s 1951 Royal Tour visit to Hope Station House

Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh at the Hope Station during their Royal Tour of Canada in 1951. At this time, the Station House was still located at its original site on the corner of 5th Ave and Hudson Bay Street. (Photo/Walter Inouye)
On Aug. 31, Ryan Watt of Vancouver plead guilty to manslaughter and was sentenced to 15 years in prison, minus time served, for the murder of 20-year-old Michale Bonin. (Hope Standard File Photo)

Third man convicted in the 2017 killing north of Hope

Vancouver man Ryan Watts convicted of manslaughter for the murder of Alberta man Michael Bonin

On Aug. 31, Ryan Watt of Vancouver plead guilty to manslaughter and was sentenced to 15 years in prison, minus time served, for the murder of 20-year-old Michale Bonin. (Hope Standard File Photo)
On Aug. 31, Ryan Watt of Vancouver plead guilty to manslaughter and was sentenced to 15 years in prison, minus time served, for the killing of 20-year-old Michale Bonin. (Hope Standard File Photo)

Third man convicted in the 2017 killing north of Hope

Vancouver man Ryan Watts convicted of manslaughter for the murder of Alberta man Michael Bonin

On Aug. 31, Ryan Watt of Vancouver plead guilty to manslaughter and was sentenced to 15 years in prison, minus time served, for the killing of 20-year-old Michale Bonin. (Hope Standard File Photo)
Aaron Pete, the 26-year-old Bigger Than Me podcast host, and law graduate, is running for chief of Chawathil First Nation. (Aaron Pete)

Aaron Pete running for Chief of Chawathil First Nation in September election

The 26-year-old podcast host and law graduate will be running for chief of Chawathil First Nation

Aaron Pete, the 26-year-old Bigger Than Me podcast host, and law graduate, is running for chief of Chawathil First Nation. (Aaron Pete)