Andrea DeMeer

Particularly dear to our family are Bud and Diane, just next door. Photo MCC.

Wonderful neighbours are one of Princeton’s best gifts

There are many lovely people living in our little corner of Princeton’s…

Particularly dear to our family are Bud and Diane, just next door. Photo MCC.
Princeton Town Hall and the visitor centre are closed for two weeks while staff continue to work - everybody wearing a mask. 
(Andrea DeMeer - Spotlight)
Princeton town hall and the visitors centre are closed for two weeks, while staff continue to work - everybody wearing a mask. Photo Andrea DeMeer

Princeton mayor urges residents to follow COVID rules

Town hall and visitors centre closed for two weeks during pandemic’s second wave

Princeton Town Hall and the visitor centre are closed for two weeks while staff continue to work - everybody wearing a mask. 
(Andrea DeMeer - Spotlight)
Princeton town hall and the visitors centre are closed for two weeks, while staff continue to work - everybody wearing a mask. Photo Andrea DeMeer
Princeton council hopes fresh storefronts will compliment the investment already made in the downtown gateways and bronze statue park. (John Moody photo)

New program promises money for Princeton businesses to improve their storefronts

The municipality plans to commit $100,000 over the next five years

Princeton council hopes fresh storefronts will compliment the investment already made in the downtown gateways and bronze statue park. (John Moody photo)
Donate generously to Crisis Assistance and the Christmas Hamper campaign. Photo MCC

EDITORIAL: Princeton’s Christmas hamper committee needs CASH in 2020

Don’t hesitate to donate, just because it looks different under COVID

Donate generously to Crisis Assistance and the Christmas Hamper campaign. Photo MCC
With approval of a draft budget the town now moves into the public consultation phase. (File photo)

Town hall proposes five per cent tax increase for 2021

Capital budget worth $2.87 million also put forward

With approval of a draft budget the town now moves into the public consultation phase. (File photo)
There are numerous ways the municipality can use the money, granted by the province. Black Press file photo.

Town of Princeton gets $1 million in COVID relief

Funds to offset affects of pandemic on municipal revenues and operations

There are numerous ways the municipality can use the money, granted by the province. Black Press file photo.
(Black Press file photo)

Trip to beer store ends in impaired driving charge for Princeton resident

RCMP pulled the driver over on Saturday Nov. 21

(Black Press file photo)
RCMP stayed with the vehicle until it was towed to a secure lot. (Black Press file photo)

Armoured truck carrying millions of dollars crashes on Highway 3

The incident occurred after the truck hit an elk on the road

RCMP stayed with the vehicle until it was towed to a secure lot. (Black Press file photo)
A sow and her three cubs, reported on social media for several weeks to be living in Princeton, were destroyed by a Conservation Officer Saturday (File photo WildsafeBC - Facebook)

OPINION: Conservation officers don’t kill bears – we do

A mother and three cubs were destroyed recently in a Princeton residential neighbourhood.

A sow and her three cubs, reported on social media for several weeks to be living in Princeton, were destroyed by a Conservation Officer Saturday (File photo WildsafeBC - Facebook)

Interior Health offering drive-thru COVID testing at Princeton General Hospital

Testing is by appointment only and clients will be referred

Family reluctantly ends ground search for Jordan Naterer. 
(Vancouver Police Department photo)

Ground search for missing Manning Park hiker ends while family continues to look for clues

‘We need something. We need a tent. We need a piece of clothing,’ says mother

Family reluctantly ends ground search for Jordan Naterer. 
(Vancouver Police Department photo)
According to a conservation office the bears posed a threat to public safety (WildsafeBC - Facebook)

Mother bear and three cubs put down by conservation officer in Princeton

The bears posed a serious threat to public safety, says official

According to a conservation office the bears posed a threat to public safety (WildsafeBC - Facebook)
According to a conservation office the bears posed a threat to public safety (WildsafeBC - Facebook)

Mother bear and three cubs put down by conservation officer in Princeton

The bears posed a serious threat to public safety, says official

According to a conservation office the bears posed a threat to public safety (WildsafeBC - Facebook)
For more than three years the Town of Princeton and the Vermilion Trails Society have fought over this caboose. (Spotlight file photo)

Battle over Princeton’s caboose is over

Details of settlement won’t be released until 2021

For more than three years the Town of Princeton and the Vermilion Trails Society have fought over this caboose. (Spotlight file photo)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media file)

Men posing as Fortis B.C. workers wanted entry to Princeton home

RCMP warns residents to be vigilant and cautious

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media file)
This year's Remembrance Day ceremony will be conducted by the Princeton Legion and live streamed by The Spotlight. Photo, RCMP Sgt. Rob Hughes, 2019, by Andrea DeMeer

The public is asked to NOT attend the cenotaph in Princeton on Remembrance Day

Under COVID precautions The Spotlight will live-stream the service on its Facebook page

This year's Remembrance Day ceremony will be conducted by the Princeton Legion and live streamed by The Spotlight. Photo, RCMP Sgt. Rob Hughes, 2019, by Andrea DeMeer
Tara Bowie, and her best friend Heddie. Photo Facebook 2020.

Former Black Press journalist, killed in crash, was living her dream

Tara Bowie was on sabbatical from the news industry, and enjoying life

Tara Bowie, and her best friend Heddie. Photo Facebook 2020.
Lance Corporal Thomas Knowles (left) and Sergeant Alec Jack of the 54th Kootenay Battalion. Both  
men survived the war, becoming officers in the process. They returned to Hedley and were a key part of the Cenotaph Committee in August 1919. Copyright Knowles Family/ Hedley Museum. Photo colourized by Phil McLachlan, Black Press Media.

Historian brings colour to the lives of Similkameen men on the battlefield

The Hedley Boys – A Small Town’s Big Part in The Great War

Lance Corporal Thomas Knowles (left) and Sergeant Alec Jack of the 54th Kootenay Battalion. Both  
men survived the war, becoming officers in the process. They returned to Hedley and were a key part of the Cenotaph Committee in August 1919. Copyright Knowles Family/ Hedley Museum. Photo colourized by Phil McLachlan, Black Press Media.
Tara Bowie was an award-winning journalist, and former Black Press editor. Photo Facebook

Former Black Press journalist killed in crash

Tara Bowie was the recipient of many industry awards

Tara Bowie was an award-winning journalist, and former Black Press editor. Photo Facebook
RCMP say the man driving the stolen truck was killed instantly. Black Press file photo Phil McLachlan

Man steals truck, dies less than an hour later in crash near Princeton

Police suspect high speed involved and victim has not been identified

RCMP say the man driving the stolen truck was killed instantly. Black Press file photo Phil McLachlan