Andrea DeMeer

A Summerland store clerk was injured in an incident that eventually led police to arrest two Penticton men. File photo

Summerland store clerk injured by car as alleged shoplifters flee parking lot

RCMP arrested two men at a Penticton home and also seized several firearms and illegal drugs

A Summerland store clerk was injured in an incident that eventually led police to arrest two Penticton men. File photo
Copper Mountain Mine is Princeton’s largest employer, with approximately 460 workers. (Spotlight file photo)

Princeton’s Copper Mountain Mine tests employees after rash of COVID

Eight cases associated with the mine confirmed

Copper Mountain Mine is Princeton’s largest employer, with approximately 460 workers. (Spotlight file photo)
In this Thursday, July 1, 2021 file photo, a wildfire burns in the mountains north of Lytton, British Columbia, Canada, during record high temperatures. According to a study released on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, the deadly heat wave that roasted the Pacific Northwest and western Canada “was virtually impossible without human-caused climate change” which also added a few extra degrees to the record-smashing warmth. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

Experts, governments, agree humans are impacting climate

Extreme weather events will become more regular and more severe, says columnist

In this Thursday, July 1, 2021 file photo, a wildfire burns in the mountains north of Lytton, British Columbia, Canada, during record high temperatures. According to a study released on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, the deadly heat wave that roasted the Pacific Northwest and western Canada “was virtually impossible without human-caused climate change” which also added a few extra degrees to the record-smashing warmth. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
Circuit court is held once a month in Princeton. File photo

Princeton man says he sometimes breached probation to visit infant daughter

Judge orders 190 days jail for numerous offenses, most of which is time served

Circuit court is held once a month in Princeton. File photo
Rock Stars! Linden, Dean, Cooper, Logan, Brandon (prize winner) and Wesley. Photo Jessica Prediger

Tulameen Days more about family and less about trouble

Lots of activities for kids over long weekend

Rock Stars! Linden, Dean, Cooper, Logan, Brandon (prize winner) and Wesley. Photo Jessica Prediger
The Princeton Traditional Music Festival would have celebrated its 13th year this weekend. The Sea Shanty sing-alongs in the Veterans Square gazebo are always highlights of the event. Photo submitted

Princeton Traditional Music Festival cancelled for this weekend

Fires, smoke, COVID and traffic all played a role, says organizer

The Princeton Traditional Music Festival would have celebrated its 13th year this weekend. The Sea Shanty sing-alongs in the Veterans Square gazebo are always highlights of the event. Photo submitted
An application to fund the building of an indoor aquatic centre has been denied. File photo

Province turns thumbs down on Princeton’s pool dreams

$14 million grant application for aquatic centre denied

An application to fund the building of an indoor aquatic centre has been denied. File photo
Garrison Lake fire, August 12. Photo BC Wildfire

Garrison Lake fire grows to 14,000 hectares

BC Wildfire reinforces crews with 20-member unit

Garrison Lake fire, August 12. Photo BC Wildfire
Traffic on 5A has been backed up for kilometres since the province closed the Coquihalla Highway Sunday, Aug. 15 due to wildfire. Photo Andrea DeMeer

Coquihalla closures causes traffic congestion and anger in Princeton

The mayor of Princeton has spoke out about the lack of response from the province

Traffic on 5A has been backed up for kilometres since the province closed the Coquihalla Highway Sunday, Aug. 15 due to wildfire. Photo Andrea DeMeer
The Brook Creek fire, one of two burning near Merritt, started Saturday April 14. Photo Facebook/ Ryan Lodge

Entire city of Merritt under evacuation alert

City sits in proximity to two out of control wildfires

The Brook Creek fire, one of two burning near Merritt, started Saturday April 14. Photo Facebook/ Ryan Lodge
The Brook Creek fire, one of two burning near Merritt, started Saturday April 14. Photo Facebook/ Ryan Lodge

Entire city of Merritt under evacuation alert

City sits in proximity to two out of control wildfires

The Brook Creek fire, one of two burning near Merritt, started Saturday April 14. Photo Facebook/ Ryan Lodge
Black Press file photo.

Emergency services volunteers activate in Princeton for fire evacuees

Residents of Brookmere and Kennedy Lake directed to Riverside Centre on Old Hedley Road

Black Press file photo.
Kora and ‘Buck’ like to spend time together. Photo Bob Riley

Princeton dog and deer – friends for years

The two have been ‘hanging out’ for some time

Kora and ‘Buck’ like to spend time together. Photo Bob Riley
TJ Driedger and Gabe Freeborn. Photo submitted

Princeton teens act quickly to help overdose victim

‘We both had the same thought – please don’t die’

TJ Driedger and Gabe Freeborn. Photo submitted
The Garrison Lake fire, 33 km from Princeton, as seen from the Princeton airport Thursday, Aug. 5, at 10 p.m. Photo submitted.

Garrison Lake fire jumps Highway 3, southwest of Princeton

BC Wildfire says highway could be shut down Sunday

The Garrison Lake fire, 33 km from Princeton, as seen from the Princeton airport Thursday, Aug. 5, at 10 p.m. Photo submitted.
Greg and Josie Naterer, shown here with their son Jordan. Photo submitted

Father of deceased hiker Jordan Naterer asks for better ‘safety culture’ in Manning Park

Two fatalities have occurred in Manning in the past year

Greg and Josie Naterer, shown here with their son Jordan. Photo submitted
The Garrison Lake Fire, 33 km from Princeton, as seen from the Princeton airport Thursday, Aug. 5, at 10 p.m. Photo submitted.

Garrison Lake fire, southwest of Princeton, heats up

Regional district rescinds evacuation orders for some properties

The Garrison Lake Fire, 33 km from Princeton, as seen from the Princeton airport Thursday, Aug. 5, at 10 p.m. Photo submitted.
The Garrison Lake Fire, 33 km from Princeton, as seen from the Princeton airport Thursday, Aug. 5, at 10 p.m. Photo submitted.

Garrison Lake fire, southwest of Princeton, heats up

Regional district rescinds evacuation orders for some properties

The Garrison Lake Fire, 33 km from Princeton, as seen from the Princeton airport Thursday, Aug. 5, at 10 p.m. Photo submitted.
Garrison Lake wildfire spotted Thursday, Aug. 5 at night. (Facebook)

BC Wildfire restricts access to area surrounding Garrison Lake fire

Highway 3 remains open to traffic

Garrison Lake wildfire spotted Thursday, Aug. 5 at night. (Facebook)
A view of the White Rock Lake wildfire from Ellison Park Provincial Park Aug. 6, 2021. (@mkinz - Twitter)

Vulnerable residents encouraged to leave White Rock fire area

Interior Health assisting care patients under evacuation alert to relocate

A view of the White Rock Lake wildfire from Ellison Park Provincial Park Aug. 6, 2021. (@mkinz - Twitter)