Andrea DeMeer

There was lots of money awarded last Thursday. From left to right are Princeton councillor Barb Gould, Copper Mountain Mine mill manager Jaime Weber, Tulameen fire chief Jody Woodford, South Okanagan Community Foundation representative Kim English, and Jeff Larsen, general manager of Weyerhaeuser. (Hanna Gould photo)

Princeton event raises almost $50,000 for local fire departments

Corporate sponsors Weyerhaeuser and Copper Mountain made significant donations.

There was lots of money awarded last Thursday. From left to right are Princeton councillor Barb Gould, Copper Mountain Mine mill manager Jaime Weber, Tulameen fire chief Jody Woodford, South Okanagan Community Foundation representative Kim English, and Jeff Larsen, general manager of Weyerhaeuser. (Hanna Gould photo)
Moka was picked up in a desert in California, and now enjoys life at a rural Princeton home. (Contributed)

Princeton rescue group saves dogs from U.S. kill shelters

Our Last Hope brings in and adopts out between 150 and 200 per year

Moka was picked up in a desert in California, and now enjoys life at a rural Princeton home. (Contributed)
Photo of PSS logo with Civil War imagery, from previous years. (File Photo)
Photo of PSS logo with Civil War imagery, from previous years. (File Photo)
244 Bridge Street sold for $105,000 after a bidding war. Spotlight photo

Buyers get smoking deals at Princeton tax auction

Downtown property sells for $105,000

244 Bridge Street sold for $105,000 after a bidding war. Spotlight photo
The school district has spent $35,000 on new team jerseys. Photo contributed

Princeton high schoolers drop team name over racist roots

From Rebels to Rapids: School district spends $35,000 on new uniforms

The school district has spent $35,000 on new team jerseys. Photo contributed
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EDITORIAL: Debunking a myth about Save On Foods and Princeton

If someone wants to start up a grocery store in Princeton, that’s okay

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Club president Randy McLean says he’s never encountered a season where players could not be billeted. File photo

Posse faces housing crisis as billet families needed

COVID safety is first concern for team and supporters, says president

Club president Randy McLean says he’s never encountered a season where players could not be billeted. File photo
The flag of the Upper Similkameen Indian Band was raised at Princeton's town hall last week. Photo Town of Princeton

Princeton will mourn quietly to mark the first Truth and Reconciliation Day

Vermilion Metis Association offers free transit on September 30

The flag of the Upper Similkameen Indian Band was raised at Princeton's town hall last week. Photo Town of Princeton
The crash occurred March 22, 2019.

Man accused in fatal crash near Hedley to appear in court

Pre trial conference scheduled for Andrey Malyshev

The crash occurred March 22, 2019.
Jess McIvor’s reaction to receiving $7,000 for the New Beginnings program at last year’s fundraiser was pure joy. (Andrea DeMeer photo)

Unique fundraiser will support Princeton area volunteer firefighters

Everyone who purchases a ticket for $50 will be able to vote for the volunteer fire department they love most

Jess McIvor’s reaction to receiving $7,000 for the New Beginnings program at last year’s fundraiser was pure joy. (Andrea DeMeer photo)
The robbery incident occurred Jan. 25, 2020. (File photo)

Robbery at Petro Canada ‘out of character’ Princeton court hears

Woman ran away from store with $50

The robbery incident occurred Jan. 25, 2020. (File photo)
(Black Press file photo)

Police investigate woman’s frightful experience on KVR

“At this time there is no offence, but we are investigating in an attempt to determine who the male was.”

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Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola candidates Joan Phillip and Sarah Eves, along with Kelowna-Lake Country candidate Imre Szeman, provide their thoughts on this election. (Contributed)

Losing Central Okanagan candidates look back at 2021 campaign

Candidates are proud of their campaigns, even if the results weren’t ideal

Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola candidates Joan Phillip and Sarah Eves, along with Kelowna-Lake Country candidate Imre Szeman, provide their thoughts on this election. (Contributed)
Barb Gagnon and Dana Slatten are teamed up to raise money for cancer research. Photo submitted.

In Princeton not even COVID can stop Terry Fox, or Barb Gagnon

Four time cancer survivor works hard to pull off run under pandemic conditions

Barb Gagnon and Dana Slatten are teamed up to raise money for cancer research. Photo submitted.
As Jerome Tjerkstra's cafe neither serves alcohol or provides table service, it is exempt from passport requirements.  Photo Andrea DeMeer

Princeton restaurateurs comment on vaccine passports

As of Sept. 13 the government requires proof of vaccinations at most eateries

As Jerome Tjerkstra's cafe neither serves alcohol or provides table service, it is exempt from passport requirements.  Photo Andrea DeMeer
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Police release name of murder victim near Merritt

The body of Dennis Michael Walters was discovered Tuesday near Nicola Lake

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Andriy Fendrikov was last seen wearing shorts, a hat, and a thin windbreaker. Photo VPD

Missing hiker found dead in Manning Park

Andriy Fendrikov was last seen September 10 in Vancouver

Andriy Fendrikov was last seen wearing shorts, a hat, and a thin windbreaker. Photo VPD
The office will reopen when it can be adequately staffed, says mayor. File photo

Princeton town hall locks doors to public after positive COVID case

Staff continues to work from office or from home

The office will reopen when it can be adequately staffed, says mayor. File photo
Someone skipped breakfast in Princeton Monday, Sept. 13. MCG photo

Princeton man calls 911 after restaurant customer is refused breakfast

Complainant told police country is ‘falling apart’

Someone skipped breakfast in Princeton Monday, Sept. 13. MCG photo
Campfire. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)

Campfires and all burning still banned in Princeton

Fire chief issues order while BC Wildfire lifts some restrictions in Kamloops Fire Centre

Campfire. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)