Andrea DeMeer

Younger Princeton residents are now being urged to register for a vaccination notification. (Black Press Media photo)

Princeton lags behind in vaccination rates

Approximately 24 per cent of residents here have received their first dose

Younger Princeton residents are now being urged to register for a vaccination notification. (Black Press Media photo)
Motorists breaking travel rules can be fined $230 for failing to follow instructions or $575 if the reason for travel violates the essential travel health order, at this Highway 3 check area near Manning Park. Photo RCMP

RCMP begin checking drivers on BC highways

Four check points are set up Thursday May 6 around the province

Motorists breaking travel rules can be fined $230 for failing to follow instructions or $575 if the reason for travel violates the essential travel health order, at this Highway 3 check area near Manning Park. Photo RCMP
A picture of Shirley Ann Soosay was rendered from a postmortem photograph and circulated on social media. Image DDP

Princeton woman key to naming victim in 40 year old murder

In July 1980, Shirley Ann Soosay was raped and stabbed to death

A picture of Shirley Ann Soosay was rendered from a postmortem photograph and circulated on social media. Image DDP
We’d like to tell you where this lake is…but we can’t. MCG

Oh the lies that fishermen tell

There was an uncomfortable moment at a recent Princeton council meeting when…

We’d like to tell you where this lake is…but we can’t. MCG
B.C.’s public health restrictions on non-essential travel are reinforced by orders effective April 23, 2021 to stay within your own regional health authority except for essential travel such as work and medical appointmens. (B.C. government)

Princeton-area cabin owners consider defying travel ban

“I’m planning to go up. If anyone doesn’t like it I invite them to stay out of my yard.”

B.C.’s public health restrictions on non-essential travel are reinforced by orders effective April 23, 2021 to stay within your own regional health authority except for essential travel such as work and medical appointmens. (B.C. government)
Princeton RCMP Sgt. Rob Hughes is reminding off-road vehicle riders to renew their permits. 
(Spotlight file photo)

Police urge off-road vehicle riders in Tulameen to renew permits before the end of April

About 400 permits, which are free, need to be renewed

Princeton RCMP Sgt. Rob Hughes is reminding off-road vehicle riders to renew their permits. 
(Spotlight file photo)
As the snow in Manning Park melts, searchers are able to get a little farther each day. Photo submitted

B.C. family resumes search for son missing in Manning Park since October

‘This is our child, and we don’t give up on our children,’ said mom Jordan Naterer’s mother Josie

As the snow in Manning Park melts, searchers are able to get a little farther each day. Photo submitted
As the snow in Manning Park melts, searchers are able to get a little farther each day. Photo submitted

Family resumes search for son, missing in Manning Park

‘This is our child, and we don’t give up on our children’

As the snow in Manning Park melts, searchers are able to get a little farther each day. Photo submitted
Residents can register and pick a spot to clean up Saturday April 24. File photo

Princeton organizes community cleanup event for Saturday

The cleanup, being organized by the municipality, takes place two days after Earth Day.

Residents can register and pick a spot to clean up Saturday April 24. File photo
Peyton Slind enjoys the fruits of his labour. Photo submitted

B.C. youngster builds hammock out of 900 plastic bags

“I’m going to enjoy it until it splits in half.”

Peyton Slind enjoys the fruits of his labour. Photo submitted
Photo submitted.

Princeton homeowners turn things on with solar power

You are essentially prepaying for 10-20 years worth of electricity

Photo submitted.
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Lowering the flags is official protocol following the death of a member of the British Royal Family, according to Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne. (Spotlight photo)

Town flags lowered out of respect for Prince Phillip

The practice follows official protocol when a member of the British Royal Family dies.

Lowering the flags is official protocol following the death of a member of the British Royal Family, according to Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne. (Spotlight photo)
Erris Fire Chief Dave Stringfellow, President Rick Freeman, Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne and Princeton Fire Chief Rob Banks.
Rob Banks – Fire Chief Princeton

Have fire truck will travel: Area firefighters ready to come to each other’s assistance

Town of Princeton and Erris sign Mutual Aid agreement

Erris Fire Chief Dave Stringfellow, President Rick Freeman, Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne and Princeton Fire Chief Rob Banks.
Rob Banks – Fire Chief Princeton
The plane blasted through an airport fence and down a hill, before stopping before a cement barrier on Highway 5A, right in front of a school bus. Photo submitted.

Student pilot crashes plane onto Highway 5A in Princeton

Aircraft hit pavement right in front of school bus

The plane blasted through an airport fence and down a hill, before stopping before a cement barrier on Highway 5A, right in front of a school bus. Photo submitted.
Only eight Local Health Areas, including Princeton, were COVID free last week. BCCDC image

Princeton one of just a few Covid free communities in B.C.

Mayor views new statistical report with cautious optimism

Only eight Local Health Areas, including Princeton, were COVID free last week. BCCDC image
The yearling appeared to have suffered a broken back. ( Photo contributed by photographer Jill Hayward)

Police forced to euthanize deer attacked by dog

Animal’s owner receives $345 ticket

The yearling appeared to have suffered a broken back. ( Photo contributed by photographer Jill Hayward)
Titanic was the largest and most luxurious ship in the world. Photo provided and colourized by Jiri Ferdinand.

QUIZ: How much do you know about the world’s most famous shipwreck?

Titanic sank 109 years ago today, after hitting an iceberg

Titanic was the largest and most luxurious ship in the world. Photo provided and colourized by Jiri Ferdinand.
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Trip for cigarettes costs Princeton man $500 and a lecture

You’ve got to start obeying the rules of the road, says judge

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The health authority will occupy the building until October 31, 2021. File Photo

Health authority pays town $7.4K monthly to lease Riverside Centre

Facility is being rented for COVID vaccinations

The health authority will occupy the building until October 31, 2021. File Photo