Andrea DeMeer

Canada Day is not cancelled in Princeton, says Mayor Spencer Coyne. (Black Press Media file photo)

Princeton will celebrate Canada Day quietly – with meaning

Mayor Spencer Coyne says neither residential schools nor Canada Day should be politicized

Canada Day is not cancelled in Princeton, says Mayor Spencer Coyne. (Black Press Media file photo)
As of midnight Thursday June 24 Princeton residents can only water lawns and garden by hand. Photo MCG

Strict water restrictions for Princeton activated to preserve resources for firefighting

Record temperatures push infrastructure to its limits, says mayor

As of midnight Thursday June 24 Princeton residents can only water lawns and garden by hand. Photo MCG
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Town of Princeton payroll increases 20 per cent in 2020

Thirteen employees earned more than $75,000

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Birtch Parlee is one of approximately 132,000 transgender people living across the nation, according to Statistics Canada. Photo submitted

Transgender in a small town – Princeton B.C.

“I buried it. I pushed it down. I lived a lie.”

Birtch Parlee is one of approximately 132,000 transgender people living across the nation, according to Statistics Canada. Photo submitted
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Princeton mayor ready to support referendum if proposal for $7 million loan gets defeated

A proposal to borrow $7 million to fix town infrastructure may well…

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Glen Lennon now resides in a neat and fully serviced unit in the Silver Crest Retirement Home, managed by Princeton and District Community Social Services. Photo Andrea DeMeer

Princeton RCMP and social workers find new home for elderly accident victim

“I love the sun and the sun shines on my patio here. I can go out and walk around.”

Glen Lennon now resides in a neat and fully serviced unit in the Silver Crest Retirement Home, managed by Princeton and District Community Social Services. Photo Andrea DeMeer
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Princeton’s Spotlight wins two provincial awards for excellence

Publisher takes first place for investigative reporting

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Princeton GSAR responds 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. In 2020 the crew was called out 34 times, and members spent 721 hours on calls, and 683 hours training. Photo Princeton GSAR Facebook

Teen missing in Manning Park found after 24 hours

Young man spends night on mountain and survives with just a few scrapes

Princeton GSAR responds 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. In 2020 the crew was called out 34 times, and members spent 721 hours on calls, and 683 hours training. Photo Princeton GSAR Facebook
GSAR is employing helicopters in the search for missing teen in Manning Park. File photo

Another young man missing in Manning Park

GSAR employs helicopters to locate 19-year-old

GSAR is employing helicopters in the search for missing teen in Manning Park. File photo
RCMP Cpl. Chad Parsons is the new Keremeos detachment commander. Photo submitted.

Former Princeton supervisor takes top job with Keremeos RCMP

Cpl. Chad Parsons committed to community policing

RCMP Cpl. Chad Parsons is the new Keremeos detachment commander. Photo submitted.
The Bay City Rollers, 1976. Photo Wikipedia.

Bye Bye Baby, Baby Goodbye

The death of Leslie McKeown, lead singer of the Bay City Rollers, was announced without fanfare

The Bay City Rollers, 1976. Photo Wikipedia.
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media file)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media file)
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Column: Everything has a day, even your period

Menstruation is one of the top two reasons that women miss work in Canada.

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The historic town clock has been offered a new home at the Princeton museum. (File photo)

Princeton council votes to donate historic downtown clock to museum society

Rotary club pursues funds for a replacement

The historic town clock has been offered a new home at the Princeton museum. (File photo)
The BC Coroners Service has started an investigation. File photo

Searchers recover body of woman who crashed into river near Keremeos

BC Coroners Service has launched an investigation into Amy Sabean’s death.

The BC Coroners Service has started an investigation. File photo
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Keremeos man seriously injured in motorcycle crash

The collision occurred Tuesday near the Fast Gas station in Keremeos

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The municipality is managing a $1,013,000 COVID-19 Safe Restart Grants for Local Governments. File photo

Princeton finance director explains spending of COVID relief dollars

The bulk of grant funds is headed to reserves

The municipality is managing a $1,013,000 COVID-19 Safe Restart Grants for Local Governments. File photo
Char O'Neil met Jason Momoa many times when she worked at a Vancouver airport bar and grill in 2019. Momoa, most famous for his role Khal Drogo in Game of Thrones, "liked his Guinness." Photo contributed

Princeton residents share their brushes with the stars

From rock stars to rocket men, we’ve seen it all

Char O'Neil met Jason Momoa many times when she worked at a Vancouver airport bar and grill in 2019. Momoa, most famous for his role Khal Drogo in Game of Thrones, "liked his Guinness." Photo contributed
Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne was on hand Monday morning, May 31, to observe the lowering of the flags at town hall. Photo Andrea DeMeer

Princeton honours residential school children discovered in mass grave

Mayor Spencer Coyne expresses deep grief over crimes against Indigenous families

Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne was on hand Monday morning, May 31, to observe the lowering of the flags at town hall. Photo Andrea DeMeer
Jordan Naterer, 25, was last seen Saturday Oct. 10. He planned a hike in the Manning Park area, and has not been seen since. Photo Facebook.

Specialist team with canines will join the search for missing Manning Park hiker

Jordan Naterer’s mother makes plea for local volunteers

Jordan Naterer, 25, was last seen Saturday Oct. 10. He planned a hike in the Manning Park area, and has not been seen since. Photo Facebook.