November 20, 2017

Move for Hope

Move for Hope, the kick-off event for the Canadian Women’s Foundation’s 9th annual campaign to end violence against women. The Canadian Women’s Foundation is inviting Canadians to raise hope for women who have experienced violence by participating in Move for Hope, the country’s largest pledge-based event to end violence against women, on Saturday, … [Read more...]

IHIT looking into double homicide in Hope

Homicide investigators are in Hope investigating a double homicide. Integrated Homicide Investigation Team spokesperson Sergeant Jennifer Pound says just before 2:30 am police were notified that two men were dead inside a home in the 69100 block of Othello Road. "At that point the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team was called in and we do have … [Read more...]

Glimmer of hope in North Shore mountain search

There could be a ray of hope in the search for a snowboarder on the Northshore mountains. North Shore Search and Rescue is reporting they may have  found tracks of the man missing since late Sunday, and are sending in rescuers to investigate. The missing man is believed to have been boarding on Cypress when he went out of bounds. CKNW … [Read more...]

West End residents hope for clean, calm fireworks night

It's day two of the "Celebration of Light." And with hundreds of thousands of people expected to pack the beachs and streets around English Bay, we get a familiar request from nearby neighbours. From urination, to defecation, to even fornication: West End residents have seen it all on fireworks nights. Randy Helton with "West End Neighbours" is … [Read more...]

University researchers develop 50 gigapixel camera, hope it hits the mainstream in five years

Gigapixel cameras aren't exactly hot-off-the-presses, but a few wizards at Duke and the University of Arizona may be close to getting that sort of technology into your future point-and-shoot. Reportedly, electrical engineers with gobs of free time and an imagination the size of Coach K's ego have managed to synchronize 98 minuscule cameras in a … [Read more...]

Hope crash victim identified

The identity of the pick-up truck driver involved in a single-vehicle crash on the Coquihalla Highway on Sunday has been released. The BC Coroners' Service says 44-year old Darcy Lee Ohlson's Ford F-150 left the roadway and crashed into the Skylock Road overpass' concrete pillar north of Hope, just after 5:00 a.m. The Nanaimo man was returning home … [Read more...]

Police need help identifying driver killed in fiery Hope crash

At least one person has been killed after a crash near Hope. RCMP Sergeant Peter Thiessen says the pos- crash fire was so intense, police can't tell if there was more than one person in the vehicle. "If anyone has an overdue traveller that would've been heading south on the Coquihalla Highway, operating a 2011 or 2012 Ford pick-up truck, we ask … [Read more...]

The by-election campaigning in Chilliwack Hope seems to be taking a nasty turn.

The BC Conservative party candidate in Chilliwack Hope says his campaign has been the target of a big vandalism spree  John Martin says to date they have had 100 signs torn down in multiple spates of vandalism.   He said "We were struck again last night. Every single one of our big four by fours was destroyed in Chilliwack, every … [Read more...]

RCMP search for alleged hit-and-run suspect in Hope

Police are looking for the public's help after a woman was allegedly struck by a car in hope and the drive took off. Two boys on their bikes found the unidentified woman's unresponsive body and a pair of shoes last evening on the side of flood hope road. Authorities arrived to pronounce her dead. Rcmp says it's possible the driver may not have seen … [Read more...]

It is official the BC Conservatives have a candidate in Chilliwack Hope.

The BC Conservative party have acclaimed their candidate in the riding of Chilliwack Hope which will go to a by-election this year.  University of Fraser Valley Criminologist John Martin was the only candidate to file his papers and he is now officially on the ballot.  Martin says he will win voter support by opposing the treatment of … [Read more...]