Emelie Peacock

Pete Ryan, known all over the world for his chainsaw carvings, died on Friday, Jan. 8. He was 70 years old. (Contributed Photo/Dignity Memorial)

Iconic Hope chainsaw carver Pete Ryan has passed away

Ryan is a founding member of Hope’s famous chainsaw carving community

Pete Ryan, known all over the world for his chainsaw carvings, died on Friday, Jan. 8. He was 70 years old. (Contributed Photo/Dignity Memorial)
Highway alert

Scene of ‘chaos’ after collision involving two semi-trucks, train in Fraser Canyon

Highway closed in both directions for 8 hours, three injured in ‘major vehicle incident’

Highway alert
Leaders of the BCTF in the Fraser Health region are calling on the health authority to make changes in schools as the “status quo” is unacceptable. (Pixabay photo)

‘Status quo is unacceptable’: BCTF calls on Fraser Health to improve school safety

BCTF calling for mandatory masks, prioritizing vaccinations for school staff, reducing density

Leaders of the BCTF in the Fraser Health region are calling on the health authority to make changes in schools as the “status quo” is unacceptable. (Pixabay photo)
A tiny home was stolen from a property in the Fraser Canyon as thieves made away with just about everything on the property in a brazen Christmas Day theft. (Submitted photo)
A tiny home was stolen from a property in the Fraser Canyon as thieves made away with just about everything on the property in a brazen Christmas Day theft. (Submitted photo)
A tiny home stolen from a Fraser Canyon property south of Boston Bar has been recovered 100 kilometres north in Lillooet. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Tiny home stolen off property near Lower Mainland found 1 week later in Lillooet

Theives used U-Haul truck to steal tiny home, riding lawnmower and more from property south of Boston Bar

A tiny home stolen from a Fraser Canyon property south of Boston Bar has been recovered 100 kilometres north in Lillooet. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
A highway camera view of Highway 5 at the Britton Creek rest area, as the highway remains closed. (DriveBC photo)

Coquihalla highway closed amid snowfall, multiple vehicle incidents

Highway is closed between Hope and Merritt Monday afternoon

A highway camera view of Highway 5 at the Britton Creek rest area, as the highway remains closed. (DriveBC photo)
Jodie Fedun said her brother Jarrett Whitford hasn’t been heard from since early September, and his bank card was last used in Hope. (Submitted/Facebook photo)

Police spot missing Alberta man on video, in Hope

Family have not heard from Jarrett Whitford, 31, since early September

Jodie Fedun said her brother Jarrett Whitford hasn’t been heard from since early September, and his bank card was last used in Hope. (Submitted/Facebook photo)
A VPD handout photo of Jordan Naterer.

Interior, Fraser Valley search crews comb Manning Park for missing 25-year-old

Jordan Naterer was last seen in Vancouver Oct. 10, his car was found at the Frosty Mountain trailhead

A VPD handout photo of Jordan Naterer.
The golden larches at Manning Park’s Frosty Mountain trail are seeing an ‘extreme level of visitors’ on weekends. (BC Parks/Facebook photo)

‘Extreme level of visitors’ to Manning Park’s golden larches prompts travel advisory

Hikers going off trail or camping in larches could cause ‘irreparable damage’ to fragile environment

The golden larches at Manning Park’s Frosty Mountain trail are seeing an ‘extreme level of visitors’ on weekends. (BC Parks/Facebook photo)
Police believe the following truck was involved in a hit and run on Sept. 18 near Ruby Creek. (RCMP photo)

Police seek help in solving fatal Highway 7 hit and run

A man in his 70s was found dead Sept. 21, police say he was hit by a truck four days prior

Police believe the following truck was involved in a hit and run on Sept. 18 near Ruby Creek. (RCMP photo)
A Supreme Court injunction posted on the fence at a Laidlaw storage site for the Transmountain pipeline. A woman was arrested at a Trans Mountain worksite on the Coquihalla Highway, police stated Monday, Oct. 5, as they say she was in violation of the injunction. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Merritt woman arrested at Trans Mountain worksite, in breach of court order: RCMP

Police say the woman parked in such a way that work couldn’t proceed at Coquihalla Highway worksite

A Supreme Court injunction posted on the fence at a Laidlaw storage site for the Transmountain pipeline. A woman was arrested at a Trans Mountain worksite on the Coquihalla Highway, police stated Monday, Oct. 5, as they say she was in violation of the injunction. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
Police asked for help locating a 17-year-old from Hope on Monday, she has been located police confirmed Thursday. (Phil McLachlan photo)

Missing 17-year-old Hope woman located: RCMP

Police confirm the young woman has been located after she was last seen Monday outside Agassiz

Police asked for help locating a 17-year-old from Hope on Monday, she has been located police confirmed Thursday. (Phil McLachlan photo)
At least 60 cars were involved in a derailment of a CN Rail train along a rail bridge west of Hope Monday, Sept. 14. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Rail traffic starts moving after 60-car derailment near Hope

Clean up effort ongoing after 60 cars carrying potash crashed along a rail bridge

At least 60 cars were involved in a derailment of a CN Rail train along a rail bridge west of Hope Monday, Sept. 14. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
Heavy machinery was used to dismantle and moved the wreckage from approximately 60 rail cars involved in a crash Sept. 14. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

VIDEO: Large-scale clean up of rail crash near Hope continues

Approximately 60 rail cars carrying potash derailed near Hope Monday morning

Heavy machinery was used to dismantle and moved the wreckage from approximately 60 rail cars involved in a crash Sept. 14. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
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

A scene from Season 9 of the hit Discovery channel reality show Highway Thru Hell. (Highway Thru Hell photo)
The single-engine Cessna crashed with one person onboard Saturday, Sept. 5 near a forest service road between Hope and Sunshine Valley. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Pilot unscathed after Cessna crash at forest service road east of Hope

The Cessna Skyhawk crashed Sept. 5 with a single occupant onboard

The single-engine Cessna crashed with one person onboard Saturday, Sept. 5 near a forest service road between Hope and Sunshine Valley. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
Fraser Health warns of possible COVID-19 public exposure at Fraser Canyon gas station

Fraser Health warns of possible COVID-19 public exposure at Fraser Canyon gas station

Visitors to Hope River General Store Aug. 6, 7, 13 or 14 should self-monitor for symptoms

Fraser Health warns of possible COVID-19 public exposure at Fraser Canyon gas station
Buffy Sainte-Marie will headline the third annual 2 Rivers Remix music festival. Normally held in Lytton, the festival has had to go virtual during coronavirus pandemic restrictions on large gatherings. (2RMX photo)

Buffy Sainte-Marie to headline virtual B.C. Indigenous music festival

2Rivers Remix fest, in its third year, goes virtual while drawing strong talent from across Canada

Buffy Sainte-Marie will headline the third annual 2 Rivers Remix music festival. Normally held in Lytton, the festival has had to go virtual during coronavirus pandemic restrictions on large gatherings. (2RMX photo)
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

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)
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