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2 WILDCATS WIN TOURNAMENT
The bantam C hockey team from Hope was undefeated
Winter crafts Connor Hidalgo (left) and Jarell Zilinski build clay snowmen during the Winter Day Camp at Hope recreation centre last week. There is a day camp planned for Jan. 2, which includes bowling at Sunshine Lanes in the morning and a Raptors Ridge Birds of Prey presentation in the afternoon. For more details, call 604-869-2304.
3 BENCH HONOURS FALLEN FRIENDS
Dick Gardner has about 30 names on the memory bench in front of his house
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5 2014 YEAR IN REVIEW
Looking back at the top stories in the news from July to December
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Stephen Yeung is officially the new president of the Hope & District Chamber of Commerce. He was voted in by acclamation during this month’s Chamber AGM after serving as interim president for seven months. “It’s a chance to serve the community,” said Yeung, who is also owner/operator of McDonald’s Restaurant in Hope. “Part of my mission is to put the Chamber back on the map so that
the Chamber will restore to its connection with the business community. proper function.” “We want to ensure Yeung pointed out that the voice of the that the Chamber has Chamber represents made good progress this Hope and the Fraser year despite some inCanyon,” said Yeung, stability on the board. adding that Chamber The Chamber was inwill speak up for busivolved in several initianess and relay concerns tives including Kid Fest, to local governments. the Hunter Creek Kiosk “One of our focuses is Project, business semiSTEPHEN YEUNG also looking to facilitate nars, and the election economic business opall-candidate meetings. Moving forward, he hopes the portunities in the area. We have Chamber will build a stronger the connections now so it will
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help to capture business opportunities.” The Chamber is working on getting office space next year as well as bringing back the Business Excellence Awards, Idea Exchange, and a golf tournament. There are currently about 85-90 Chamber members. The board directors are Lloyd Forman (vice-president), Glen Ogren, Hiro Takeda, Donna Kropp, Michael Kropp, Milly Marshall, Hondo Stroyan, Ryan Mohle, Stu Hartmann, and Isaiah Robinson.
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The Hope Wildcats went undefeated to win the Abbotsford bantam C tournament Dec. 20-22. The final game was played at the Abbotsford Centre, where the Wildcats came back to win the game 5-3 after being down 3-0 to start the third period.
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Memory bench offers lasting legacy Kerrie-Ann Schoenit Hope Standard
A Hope resident has created a memory bench to honour his family and friends who have passed away. The bench started as a tribute to his sister, Daryl Sullivan, who died in June 2013. Gardner initially built a memorial overlooking Kawkawa Lake with benches, flowers, and cedar trees. However, after it was vandalized twice and thrown into the lake, he decided to do something different. Al Fletcher supplied Gardner with two 12-foot planks of wood to construct a memory bench. He carved his sister’s name into the wood using a dremel tool, stained it, and finished it off with a coat of varnish. Gardner has since continued adding names as a way to remember his family and friends. There’s currently about 30 names carved into the bench. Over the winter, he plans on adding another half dozen people who passed away this year. The bench sits in front of Gardner’s house on Maple Street from spring to fall. Gardner said people come by on a regular basis to look at the bench and he’s even received a few phone calls from others thanking him for his efforts.
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Dick and Barbara Gardner stand with the Memory Bench in front of their house on Maple Street.
Attitude is important to employers employee rather than spending time trying to hire people. That being said, employees come with a wide range of assets but also deficits. So how do you get to be the kind of employee that an employer wants to keep? In 2007 we conducted a study of hundreds of employ- Peter ers and hundreds of Bailey folk looking for work in Hope and Agassiz. We asked both groups what they thought employers valued most when hiring and to what degree. Both employers and job seekers said that attitude was the most important factor. However, what job
seekers didn’t realize was the degree to which attitude was important to employers. Most employers told us that they rated attitude ten times higher than skills. “I can always train people,” said one employer. “I can’t teach them attitude.” We heard this sentiment again and again. So maintaining a great attitude is important in keeping your job. Employees that put in extra time, offer to do jobs no one else wants to do and never complain are the top workers employers are looking for. Conversely,
In employment counselling we are focused on helping folks find work. Another part of our job looks at employment maintenance. It’s one thing finding a job, it’s another keeping it. So why do so many employers land up firing employees within three months of hiring them? We, at the Hope WorkBC Centre, speak to local employers who tell us how frustrated they are because of poor work habits and behaviour by their staff. It’s true that recruitment can be hit and miss at times. Studies have shown that recruitment can run at about a 50 per cent success rate, which means employers could just toss a coin to find the right
people who have endless problems, complain about the company or boss and enter into conflicts with colleagues are the first to go. An employer was telling me recently that she was surprised how many new workers want to tell her when they will be available for shifts despite the fact the shift availability question was asked in the interview. So show up on time, keep a smile on your face and be the first to volunteer. It’s not always easy in every environment but it is the difference to keeping your job. Peter Bailey is a certified employment councillor and director at Free Rein Associates in Hope.
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Warrantless search not reasonable The Supreme Court of Canada has recently ruled, in a split vote, that police don’t need a search warrant to look at the contents of an arrest suspect’s cell phone. Officers have to meet several conditions first, including taking detailed notes on how they searched and what they found. Police in the U.S. need a warrant to conduct such a search, and rightly so. This is a major issue of privacy. Historically, police have had the right, during an arrest, to search a person’s purse or carry bag for evidence related to a suspected crime, or for weapons. A cell phone could be a weapon, as seen with the Boston Marathon bombings. And one could contain information compromising public safety, or be used to evade law enforcement. But should cell phones, or any mobile digital device be an exception to those historical rules? According to the Supreme Court decision, prompt access to a cell phone could help locate an accomplice to a crime or preserve evidence that would be otherwise lost. A review of recent calls or text messages may help locate the other perpetrators, preventing further crimes. Only recent e-mails, texts, photos and the call log will be available, according to the majority judges. The minority, however, felt that cell phones are different than carry bags and should be treated differently. They are computers, and search warrants are required to check those in homes. Cell phones contain vast amounts of personal information, which is why they have password access. Section 8 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms provides everyone in Canada with protection against unreasonable search and seizure. The Canadian Civil Liberties Association is correct in this case, that because the capacity to discover private information on a cell phone is so much greater than if being frisked, a warrantless search is unreasonable. - Black Press
Climate talks end 2014 in disarray B.C. VIEWS Tom Fletcher In case you missed the outcome of the latest United Nations climate change conference in Lima, Peru, it was another costly, embarrassing failure. This one is likely to be remembered mostly for a staggeringly stupid stunt by Greenpeace employees, who were threatened with prosecution for defacing the Nazca Lines, a world heritage site in the Peruvian desert. These vast 1,500-year-old petroglyphs, visible from space, are among the great mysteries of archaeology. “Time for a change!” blared huge yellow letters dragged across the sacred site by paid protesters trampling the delicate ter-
rain. I’ll say it’s time for a change, starting with scratching Greenpeace off your Christmas card list. Earlier there was the spectacle of Canada’s national media, reflexively denouncing Ottawa’s supposed inaction on greenhouse gases after U.S. President Barack Obama unveiled a surprise climate agreement with China in advance of Peru. “Over to you, Mr. Prime Minister,” chirped CBC anchor Wendy Mesley, joining other TV networks in falsely portraying the U.S. deal as a breakthrough. This non-binding gesture soon produced many cartoons, one of which shows Obama stripped to his underwear in a poker game with Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is surrounded by a pile of chips and an American flag. The U.S.-China announcement served as a preview of Peru, where developing countries would again refuse any substantive restrictions
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on their fuel use. China graciously agreed to continue ramping up its world-leading greenhouse gas emissions until 2030, while lameduck Obama pretended he could commit the U.S. to further reductions. Between them, the U.S. and China account for about half of global human-caused carbon emissions. Due mostly to the surge from China and India, Canada’s share has fallen from two per cent to 1.5, which should help put all those “tar sands” protests into perspective. Days later, Environment Canada released its latest national emission statistics, an event ignored by most media. “Between 2005 and 2012, total Canadian GHG emissions decreased by 5.1 per cent, while the economy grew by 10.6 per cent over the same period,” the report states. B.C. Environment Minister
Mary Polak joined the throngs who jetted to Lima. There she met officials from California and other U.S. states to re-announce their modest efforts to put a price on carbon emissions. TV anchors and other wide-eyed innocents might have been left with the mistaken impression that the huge U.S. petroleum industry is cutting back, when in fact it has grown enormously thanks to shale oil and gas production. And California continues to produce, by its own state government measure, the most carbon-intensive heavy crude in North America. Overshadowing all of this is the drop in the world price of oil, mainly the result of Saudi Arabia flooding the market in an effort to push competitors out of business. In the latest sign of the U.S. public’s lack of interest in reducing emissions, sales of larger vehicles immediately spiked up as gasoline
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prices fell. I’m still receiving criticism for a recent column in which I declared myself an “agnostic” on humancaused global warming. Agnostic means searcher, and my search has continued for real signs of climate change and its potential causes. Our glaciers are receding, no question, but the current trend started around the 1850s, when a sport utility vehicle had one horsepower in leather harness and B.C. was about to be declared a British colony. But amid the noise, there is serious evidence being put forward that our province is undergoing a climate shift with major consequences. And there are calls for action. I’ll discuss that next week. Tom Fletcher is legislature reporter and columnist for Black Press. Twitter: @tomfletcherbc Email: email@example.com
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July Staff Sgt. Bruce Anderson takes over as leader of Hope and Boston Bar RCMP, bringing 33 years of experience to the job. Former Staff Sgt. Suki Manj made his last official appearance on Canada Day before relocating to Lloydminster, Alberta with his family for a job promotion.
Repair crews are at the site of a minor train derailment north of Hope in the Fraser Canyon, after four empty freight cars left the track in Dogwood Valley. Witnesses said the incident caused substantial damage to the track, as well as the main road out of the community. Rail ties were torn up and the control arm at Park Lane Drive was taken out. The new Raymond Pavilion officially opens in Boston Bar. The building was dedicated in honour of Betty and Frank Raymond for their years of community service. The Hope & District Chamber of Commerce partners with AdvantageHOPE on a kiosk improvement project at the Hunter Creek rest area.
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Mayor Susan Johnston and Coun. Gerry Dyble helped employees from Nestlé Waters hand out 3,000 cases of donated bottled water on July 20 to residents affected by a precautionary boil water advisory. The advisory was issued to residents and businesses on the town site water supply system after water quality monitoring showed a positive reading with bacteria count. Subsequent tests came back clean, but the district was still instructed by Fraser Health to conduct a low-level sanitization treatment to ensure the water was safe.
The kiosk will receive much needed improvements, including repairs, refreshed signage, and ongoing maintenance. AdvantageHOPE will focus on the design, development and management of the project, while the Chamber provides up front funding to upgrade the kiosk. The investment will be recouped through advertising sales, which will be handled by AdvantageHOPE. Paving crews from Martens Asphalt are in Hope patching 1,900 square metres of cracked pavement on Third Avenue, between Wallace and Commission streets; Wallace Street, between Water and Sixth avenues; and Kawkawa Lake Road near Lakeview Crescent. Spuzzum First Nation launches a petition to save Alexandra Bridge in the Fraser Canyon. The petition supports the preservation of the bridge in traditional First Nations territory as a national historic landmark and icon of Canadian
transportation history. The goal is to see a longterm plan developed to preserve, restore and enhance the structure.
August A former Hope mayor plans to run again in November for the community’s top job. Wilfried Vicktor declares his candidacy, citing greater transparency, better communication with the public, and more council control over district expenditures and spending priorities as pressing issues. Erosion breaks the continuous connection between the five Othello Tunnels in Coquihalla Canyon Park. The province is asking visitors to obey safety measures put in place after the bridge connecting tunnels two and three received structural damage to its foundation. This bridge will remain closed for the rest of the season while repairs are being made.
Metro Roofing crews are busy throughout August installing sheet metal on the roof of Coquihalla Elementary School. The major roofing project was undertaken by the FraserCascade school district in response to several leaking issues over the last few years. Over the summer, there’s also been main driveway paving, new siding on the school gym, and portables added to accommodate students from the closure of C.E. Barry. The Hope Transfer Station is now officially open under the operation of First Class Waste Services. Residents will also no longer be required to bag their green waste in favour of a plastic container. Green Waste decals to identify these containers are available for free at district hall. Anglers flocking to the banks of the Fraser River are being warned not to park along highway shoulders after police receives several complaints.
The B.C. government raises the speed limits on several local highways. The Coquihalla Highway increases to 120 km/h from Hope to Kamloops, 100 km/h on Highway 3 from Manning Park West to Allison Pass, 110 km/h on Highway 1 east of Whatcom Road to the junction with Highway 3, 100 km/h on Highway 1 east of Lake of the Woods rest area to Boston Bar, and 100 km/h on Highway 7 between Hope and Agassiz.
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The District of Hope is looking into the feasibility of taking over control and operation of the Station House. AdvantageHOPE wants the district to assert ownership over the building and enter into a new agreement with the province to occupy the property. The district would provide a $100,000 initial contribution, which would be offset by the relocation of the Hope Visitor Centre and Museum Complex to the Station House. Hope RCMP are searching for an Abbotsford man who was last seen near a local camping area. Tim Rutherford, 46, was last seen by a camp ranger when he was parked at the Jones Lake pull-out near Highway 1 exit 153. He had been camping in the area, but none of his friends or family had heard from him since.
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Kevin Bird looks forward to helping improve student learning in his new role as assistant superintendent of schools. He brings many years of experience to the Fraser-Cascade school district, having worked in both metro and small rural communities as a classroom teacher, vice-principal and principal. Hell’s Gate Airtram is now under new ownership. Coquitlam businessman Junping Yang purchased the attraction from local sharehold-
ers at the beginning of September. The business will continue to operate as normal with all management and staff remaining on. Sixty-one people participated in the annual Terry Fox run/walk at Hope Airpark on Sunday, nearly doubling attendance from last year. The local event raised $2,235 for the Terry Fox Foundation, up from $1,663.50 in 2013. Hope receives a Five Bloom award in the 2014 provincial Communities in Bloom competition, and Victor Smith and Bob Burrell are recognized with a special provincial Community Champion award. The local delegates also honoured Laurie and Elaine French for their volunteer contributions over the past seven years. Hope managed to boost its score in several areas from the previous year and received special mention for it’s volunteerism. Area B director Dennis Adamson and Chilliwack-Hope MLA Laurie Throness pull a toilet paper ribbon to officially open the new public washroom facilities in Yale. Yale and District Historical Society worked with the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, Fraser Valley Regional District and Emil Anderson Maintenance on the community enhancement project over the summer. The highway pullout not only has new washrooms and fencing, but will have a picnic area and historical interpretive signage.
Nestlé Waters has a record turnout at its community open house. About 800 people visited the plant in Hope throughout the afternoon and enjoyed a guided tour of the bottling facility, free barbecue, face painting, caricature artist and balloon twisting artists. Guests also had an opportunity to learn more about the current groundwater and surface water monitoring program.
October The community is one step closer to having a new location for its tourist information centre. Hope Station House Community Arts & Heritage Society held a special meeting to discuss the building’s future. Fourteen of the 17 members in attendance signed a letter of intent, including one signature delivered by proxy, to bring forward and support a resolution to turn over control and operation of the Station House building to the district of Hope no later than Jan. 5, 2015. Janelle Ceclia Lawlor, a 20-yearold from Hope, is killed in a crash in Oregon. A fundraising page was set up to help cover the cost of having Lawlor’s body transported back to B.C. Precision Concrete Cutting crews are working in Hope to remove the 0.5-1.5 inch lip on about 25 sidewalk/wheelchair letdowns. Continued on 7
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Teachers are once again behind picket lines at the beginning of the school year after there was no progress over the summer in contract talks between the B.C. Teachers’ Federation and the provincial government. Parents are warned by district administration to plan for a lengthy shutdown of schools. However, students return to class by the end of the month after teachers accept a six-year agreement negotiated with the help of mediator Vince Ready.
Tri-West Contracting crews are busy at the end of August working on upgrades to the Sports Bowl seating area, as part of the new community recreation park. Concrete no-post barriers are being placed and backfilled to reinforce the terraced seating area and increase spectator capacity.
Pool Closure Due to Emergency Repairs to the Hot water System the Dan Sharrers Aquatic Centre will be closed January 5th at 12:00pm and will reopen on January the 8th at 12:00pm.
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2014 Year in Review Fraser-Cascade Board of Education following the municipal election. John Koopman received the most votes in the Hope electoral area with 874, while Heather Stewin garnered 856. Current board chair Linda McMullan was also returned as a trustee with 735 votes. In the Canyon electoral area, Tom Hendrickson was voted in by acclamation.
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Money raised from banner sales during Rick Hansen’s 2012 visit funded the project. Sidewalk trip hazards are also being addressed, which is being financed through the district’s annual maintenance budget. The Husky gas station, food store and restaurant on Flood-Hope Road are permanently closed, after being a fixture in Hope for decades. Husky is planning to upgrade the site infrastructure and reopen the fuel kiosks in early 2015, for both commercial card lock users and other customers. A new website has been launched to provide residents with an information database on municipal affairs. HopeWatchDog.com aims to serve as a communitydeveloped electronic town hall meeting place that is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Website developer Richard Madison said HopeWatchDog.com will inform residents of government processes and how to utilize or change them. It will also have an interactive bulletin board for residents to make comments and discuss local issues, and a database of problems and how they were solved by others. Another objective of the website is to audit the district, which includes council and civil servants. Madison said up to $10,000 will be offered to whistleblowers and up to $4,000 for the best bylaw violations reported. The new Sacred Space at Fraser Canyon Hospital officially opens. The room offers patients, clients, staff, residents and their families a space to attend to their spiritual needs. It is also equipped
with special ventilation for those who peace Aboriginal smudging or cleansing ceremonies. The new Sacred Space is the first within the Fraser Health Authority and is open to people of all backgrounds and faiths.
diagnosed with cancer earlier this year and his health quickly deteriorated. He lost his battle with the disease in early October. In addition to the procession, there was a flyover featuring two planes.
The District of Hope and the Trans Mountain Expansion Project enter into a memorandum of understanding for a community benefit agreement that will see a $500,000 contribution towards improvements to a community park.
The provincial government has named Hope Crime Prevention Society as one of this year’s winners of a Ministry of Justice Community Safety and Crime Prevention Award.
November Over 50 tow trucks from 15 different companies in B.C. and Alberta participate in a funeral procession through downtown Hope for Bruce Hardy. Hardy, who was featured on the first two seasons of Highway Thru Hell, was
Wilfried Vicktor is once again taking over Hope’s top job, after earning 913 votes from residents in the municipal election. At the council table, Bob Erickson, Dusty Smith and Heather Stewin will join incumbents Gerry Dyble, Donna Kropp and Scott Medlock. Two local newcomers will be joining the
Terry Raymond will serve as the new Area A director in the Fraser Valley Regional District after defeating incumbent Lloyd Forman in the civic election. Raymond earned 97 votes, while his challengers Forman and James Fougere received 85 and 13 votes respectively. Yale’s Dennis Adamson was acclaimed in Area B. The Cascade Lower Canyon Community Forest (CLCCF) board of directors is fired pending an operational review of the corporation. The
partners – District of Hope, Fraser Valley Regional District and Yale First Nation – issued a termination letter to the board, stating concern of the legalities of the grant processes and procedures currently employed. To facilitate the review process, all current directors have been removed and an interim board appointed.
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The Rotary Club hosts its first Martini Mingle at 293 Wallace Street Restaurant. The evening raised about $150 for the club and Nadine Turner’s Italian winter dream martini was the winner.
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Boothroyd First Nation in Boston Bar is grieving the loss of their fire hall. The building was completely destroyed in a structure fire, along with their fire truck and equipment. Continued on 8
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Hoots Inc. crew member Kyle Isman, of Sechelt, peels bark off a cedar log on Oct. 20, in preparation for use on the new Hope Bike Skills Park. Logs used have been harvested from the forest adjacent to the Sports Bowl.
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The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team was in Yale on Dec. 16 after the body of 51-year-old Zenia Moorehouse was found outside her home in the 31200 block of Front Street. Moorehouse’s family called Hope RCMP to check on her well-being after they were unable to contact her at home. When officers arrived on scene, they discovered her body and quickly determined she was the victim of a homicide. There have been no arrests made in connection to this investigation and IHIT is searching for a motive.
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end of Hunter Creek Road. When Hope Fire Department and Hope RCMP arrived on scene, they found 12 - 45 gallon drums, as well as two kegs, lying on the roadway. A small amount of liquid seeping from one of the containers appeared to be corrosive, so police called in a hazardous waste contractor. Highway 1 eastbound, between Hunter Creek and exit 165 in Hope, is shut down for hours when rocks, mud and water spill onto the roadway. The large volume of water running down the mountain is attributed to heavy rainfall. Luckily no vehicles were caught in the slide. Traffic was
Fran Morrison receives the Honourary Paul Harris Fellowship at the Hope Rotary Club Christmas party. The award is the highest honour a club can bestow upon a member or non-member for service to Rotary. Morrison, whose late husband was a member of the Rotary Club, has maintained an ongoing supportive relationship with the club by supporting its efforts including hosting a summer picnic at her Kawkawa Lake front property.
Hope Fire Department responded to a truck fire in 700 block of Coquihalla Street at about 2 a.m. on Nov. 6. The Dodge pickup was fully engulfed in flames when crews arrived on scene, but was quickly extinguished. Hope RCMP believe the fire is suspicious and is actively investigating it as an arson.
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The blaze was discovered by a member of the community who saw smoke billowing from the roof of the fire hall. An attempt to remove the fire truck from inside was thwarted by the heavy smoke. When police arrived on scene, the roof was fully engulfed in flames. Fire officials on scene attributed the cause of the fire to electrical wiring in the rafters of the building. There was no one injured in the blaze, but the total estimated damage is about $300,000.
RCMP received a complaint of a man allegedly breaking windows in the 900 block of Water Ave. Upon arrival, officers saw the man but he quickly faded from view. Police secured a perimeter and successfully contained the area with assistance from Fraser Valley Traffic Services. A search of the area led to the man being found hiding under a vehicle. He was arrested for theft under $5,000 and mischief under $5,000. The man was later released from police custody with a court date in February 2015.
Art Green of Hope is acclaimed as Green Party of Canada candidate for the new federal riding of Mission/Matsqui/ Fraser Canyon. In addition to a climate action plan, Green’s main objectives in the upcoming election will be electoral reform and a national mental health strategy.
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Stuff the Cruiser in Hope raises 750 kilograms (1,653.47 pounds) of food as well as $380.80 in cash donations and $30.64 in gift cards for the food bank. RCMP members in Boston Bar collected 435 kilograms (959 pounds) of food and $1,914.05 in cash.
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INDEX IN BRIEF FAMILY ANNOUNCEMENTS ...............1-8
FAMILY ANNOUNCEMENTS 7
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS 10
CARDS OF THANKS
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS ...9-57 TRAVEL.............................................61-76
I would like to say a huge thank you to Dr. Saif Razouki for his caring of my dear husband, Rolf Tetzlaff, who passed away from cancer at the Fraser Canyon Hospice, on December 12, 2014. Also, to the doctors on duty who tended him while he was in emergency, hospital and palliative care. To the nurses who cared for Rolf, and who treated him like family; you are to be applauded; Rolf so appreciated your constant care and compassion. He is at peace now. Bless you all. His wife - Meriel
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PELTON, Irma Irene Irma Pelton passed away on December 16, 2014. She was born December 19, 1927 in Kihnio, Finland. She married Paavo Yliruusi and with their 3 sons, Leo, Kiejo and Kari, moved to Hope in July 1957. After she was widowed in August 1970, she met and married Bruno Pelton and resettled in Hope. Bruno passed away in 1981. She is sadly missed by sons: Leo (Mailis), Keijo (Merja) and Kari (Connie), numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is survived by sister Eira (Martti) Luoma and brothers Reijo and Kalervo Hiruikoski in Finland.
Sadly on the morning of December 15th Mary unexpectedly passed away leaving to mourn her loss, sons Frank (Jen) Austrailia, Bob (Leah) Hope, Steve (Chrystal) Sardis, Rick (Sandi) Surrey, Tom (Brenda) Hope, and daughter Debbie, Hope, 13 grandchildren & 12 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Mary also leaves behind her sister Margaret and brother Bill (Elizabeth) and sister-inlaws Demi and Mary. Mary was predeceased by her loving husband Manny, her parents and 3 of her brothers. She was born in Michel-Natal a small coal mining town, later moving to Sparwood when she married Manny raising their children until a job opportunity with EAC brought them to Hope in 1964 where she resided until her passing. Mary worked as a cook in many restaurants in town until she finally retired. She remained active in the community baking and knitting for different groups as well as golfing and bowling. In these last few years Mary enjoyed going to the Classic Care Adult Day Program where she met a lot of new friends. Donations can be made in memory of Mary to Classic Corner Adult Day Program c/o Fraser Canyon Hospital. The family thanks the doctors, nurses and paramedics who took her into their care and comforted the family. Special thanks to all who attended her services as she will always be missed and loved.
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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 320
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MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 545
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GAS FURNACE, hi-efficiency (95.1). For manufactured homes/modular buildings. Intertherm M7RL single stage. Brand new - was replaced with electric furnace. List price $1400 asking $999 obo. Located in Hope. Call Paul at 604-837-3232 HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper? STEEL BUILDINGS/METAL BUILDINGS 60% OFF! 20x28, 30x40, 40x62, 45x90, 50x120, 60x150, 80x100 sell for balance owed! Call 1-800-457-2206 www.crownsteelbuildings.ca.
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1998 ACCURA 1.6 EL. 4 dr, auto, loaded. STK#651 $2,900. 2003 FORD FOCUS 4 dr, auto, Aircared, STK#545, $3,900. 2002 FORD EXPLORER 4X4, auto, full load. ST#585 $5,900. 2007 DODGE Caravan 7 psgr, Aircared, STK#524 $5,900. 2003 HONDA ACCORD 2 dr, auto, full load, ST#586 $6,900. 2007 FORD Fusion 4 dr auto, loaded A/cared ST#321 $6,900 2007 KIA RONDO 4 dr, auto, 7 psgr, leather, runs good, STK#424. $10,900. 2009 TOYOTA COROLLA 4 dr sedan, loaded. No trade. STK#504. $10,900. 2006 FORD F350 XLT quad cab, 4X4, auto, diesel, only 156K STK#17. $12,900. 2010 DODGE JOURNEY 4 dr, auto, loaded, 7 psgr STK#428. $13,900. 2007 FORD F350 XLT Crew cab, diesel, 4X4, auto, short box only 162K. STK#126. $14,900. 2007 FORD F350 LARIAT crew cab, diesel, 4 X 4, auto short box. STK#275. $16,900.
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FRASER VALLEY REGIONAL DISTRICT NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE is hereby given that, pursuant to Section 892 of the Local Government Act, the Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) will conduct a Public Hearing with respect to FVRD Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1281, 2014 [hereinafter referred to as Bylaw 1281] and FVRD Official Community Plan Amendment Bylaw No. 1282, 2014 [hereinafter referred to as Bylaw 1282]. The Public Hearing will be held Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 7:00pm at the Hope & District Rec Centre, 1005 6th Avenue, Hope. The purpose of Bylaw 1282 is to amend the Official Community Plan designation of a portion of the property from Limited Use to Rural, and the purpose of Bylaw 1281 is to amend the Zoning Bylaw to introduce a new Commercial Camping Resort zone which would apply to the entire subject property, in order to facilitate a campground and cabin development.
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The public hearing is to be held by a delegate of the FVRD Board. Copies of the Board resolution making the delegation and copies of Bylaws 1281 and 1282 are available for public inspection until Jan 6, 2015 at the FVRD office: 45950 Cheam Avenue in Chilliwack (8:30am to 4:30pm Monday - Friday). For further information, please contact the Planning Department at 604-702-5000, toll free 1-800-528-0061, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Information is available at: http://www.fvrd.bc.ca/InsidetheFVRD/DevelopmentApprovals/Pages/Bylaws-1281--12.aspx At this public hearing, all persons who believe that their interest in property is affected by the proposed Bylaws will be afforded an opportunity to be heard or to present written submissions respecting matters contained in the Bylaws which are the subject of the hearing. Written submission may also be submitted to FVRD in advance of the hearing, but must be received no later than 4:00 pm January 6, 2015. Written comments received prior to the public hearing will be added to the public hearing record. An informal public information meeting to be facilitated by FVRD staff regarding the Bylaw will be held at 7:00pm immediately preceding the Public Hearing. Dated this 8th day of December 2014 Paul Gipps, Chief Administrative Officer
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