Michaela Garstin

Princeton Mayor Fred Thomas.

Princeton mayor’s vision not realized

Princeton Mayor Fred Thomas’ goal of a 24/7 emergency department never came to be before he died at home May 4.

Princeton Mayor Fred Thomas.
Princeton Mayor Fred Thomas.

Princeton’s Mayor Fred Thomas dies

Princeton's Mayor Fred Thomas died of prostate cancer around 4 a.m. this morning at his house in Princeton.

Princeton Mayor Fred Thomas.
A group of Tulameen residents stands beside a canoe they use to get around flooded houses.

Tulameen lake continues to recede, possibility of another flood

Otter Lake is now a foot and a half above normal, down from six feet above normal the week before.

A group of Tulameen residents stands beside a canoe they use to get around flooded houses.
Princeton Secondary Grade 12 students perform to a Backstreet Boys song at the Grad Talent Show on May 1.

Princeton Secondary grads dress up as Spice Girls, Backstreet Boys

PSS Grade 12 students put on a talent show, dancing to pop music, '80s aerobics and belly dancing.

Princeton Secondary Grade 12 students perform to a Backstreet Boys song at the Grad Talent Show on May 1.
Princeton Secondary Grade 10 students watched a dramatization of a car accident on May 2 to learn about the dangers drinking and driving.

Princeton students learn about drinking and driving

PSS students watched a dramatization of a car accident to learn about the dangers of drinking and driving.

Princeton Secondary Grade 10 students watched a dramatization of a car accident on May 2 to learn about the dangers drinking and driving.
Babe and two other horses rescued from a man in Princeton eat at BC Interior Horse Rescue in Kelowna.

SPCA to recommend animal cruelty charges for starving Princeton horses

The SPCA is planning to recommend animal cruelty charges against the Princeton man who had five starving horses on his property.

Babe and two other horses rescued from a man in Princeton eat at BC Interior Horse Rescue in Kelowna.
25 YEARS AGO - Rick Hansen (centre) gathers with Miss Princeton Leah Buhler (left)

Princeton celebrates Rick Hansen 25 years later

The Rick Hansen 25th Anniversary Relay is making one of its last stops in Princeton as part of a cross-country tour.

25 YEARS AGO - Rick Hansen (centre) gathers with Miss Princeton Leah Buhler (left)
THE OLD DAYS - Stan Thompson falls off his horse beside his friend Archie Williams at a rodeo in 1979.

Princeton rodeo coming to town

Princeton’s rodeo has been renamed the Stan Thompson Memorial Rodeo in honour of a man who helped shape the event.

THE OLD DAYS - Stan Thompson falls off his horse beside his friend Archie Williams at a rodeo in 1979.

Tulameen flood victims given cleaning kits

Tulameen residents have been given supplies by the Red Cross to help clean their houses.

Jeff and Julianne Verhael paddle back from a friends house when their truck couldn’t make it through the high water.

Tulameen lake recedes, could flood again with warm weather

Otter Lake, 26 kms from Princeton, has gone down more than a foot, but could come back faster next time it rains or the weather warms.

Jeff and Julianne Verhael paddle back from a friends house when their truck couldn’t make it through the high water.

Princeton Secondary ranks in bottom half of B.C. schools

Princeton Secondary School ranked in the bottom half of all B.C. and Yukon schools in the Fraser Institute's 2011 annual report.

Princeton resident John Sandness holds up a sign beside a petition table set up by Save Our Hospital on May 1.

Save Our Hospital protests in downtown Princeton

Save Our Hospital gathered in downtown Princeton to protest scheduled emergency department closures starting today.

Princeton resident John Sandness holds up a sign beside a petition table set up by Save Our Hospital on May 1.

Tulameen still under evacuation alert

Otter Lake rose another 12 inches last night, putting another seven houses in danger.

Tulameen resident Remo Maddalozzo put up sandbags to try to protect his house from rising water.

Tulameen lake continues to flood

Otter Lake may continue to rise with warm weather on the way this weekend.

Tulameen resident Remo Maddalozzo put up sandbags to try to protect his house from rising water.
Otter Lake rose three feet overnight

Tulameen lake rises another 3 feet, evacuation alert still in effect

Otter Lake in Tulameen, a community near Princeton, rose another three feet overnight, 74 out of 280 houses flooded or nearly flooded.

Otter Lake rose three feet overnight
A house near Otter Lake that has been partially flooded.

Tulameen lake floods houses, evacuation alert given

Otter Lake in Tulameen, a small community near Princeton, has flooded and an evacuation alert has been given.

A house near Otter Lake that has been partially flooded.
Members of the Doukhobor community join medal bearers while crossing the Brilliant Suspension Bridge in Castlegar

Rick Hansen Relay stopping in Princeton

The Rick Hansen 25th Anniversary Relay is making one of its last stops in Princeton on March 9 as part of a cross-country tour.

Members of the Doukhobor community join medal bearers while crossing the Brilliant Suspension Bridge in Castlegar
Princeton resident Wendy Englof is now a licensed security guard

Princeton gets boost in security

A Princeton woman is taking security to a new level in town - she is now a licensed security guard who can help control local events.

Princeton resident Wendy Englof is now a licensed security guard
The Hedley Spirit Gardens will grow fresh

Hedley Spirit Gardens to provide food for share

Fresh organic veggies and fruit will soon be available for picking directly from garden plots around Hedley.

The Hedley Spirit Gardens will grow fresh

Emergency response times released for Princeton

The average amount of time it takes emergency services to reach patients in Princeton, Coalmont, Tulameen and Heldey has been released.