Michaela Garstin

Public meeting about Princeton Hospital planned

A public meeting about the Princeton Hospital emergency room closures is scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday, April 12 at the Belaire Restaurant.

Chloe O’Loughlin from Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society talks about how a proposed national park would benefit the South Okanagan.

National park meeting in Princeton draws passionate crowd

Both supporters and opponents of a proposed national park in the South Okanagan had their say at a packed meeting.

Chloe O’Loughlin from Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society talks about how a proposed national park would benefit the South Okanagan.
Princeton artist Brian Dolman stands behind his tiny houses displayed at Image Emporium.

Princeton’s miniature houses on display

English-style architecture is constantly on the mind of Brian Dolman as he painstakingly creates tiny castles, manors, shops and cathedrals.

Princeton artist Brian Dolman stands behind his tiny houses displayed at Image Emporium.
A tiny-tot dancer holds onto an adult’s hand as he performs at the Upper Similkameen Spirit Festival held from April 6 to 8 in Princeton.

Princeton powwow draws crowd

Groups travelled from as far away as Williams Lake for the second annual Upper Similkameen Spirit Festival in Princeton.

A tiny-tot dancer holds onto an adult’s hand as he performs at the Upper Similkameen Spirit Festival held from April 6 to 8 in Princeton.

Petition asking for 24/7 emergency care circulates Princeton

A petition is being dropped off at businesses in Princeton asking the Minister of Health to bring back 24/7 emergency room care.

Princeton volunteers Joyce Fraser and husband Austin Fraser.

Princeton woman wins provincial award

Princeton volunteer Joyce Fraser was one of 34 British Columbians to win a 2012 B.C. Community Achievement Award.

Princeton volunteers Joyce Fraser and husband Austin Fraser.
A graph representing the level of care needed by people visiting Princeton Hospital's emergency department in 2011/2012.

Princeton Hospital emergency room stats released

Interior Health statistics show how many serious cases Princeton Hospital is expected to see during scheduled closures that begin on May 1.

A graph representing the level of care needed by people visiting Princeton Hospital's emergency department in 2011/2012.

Not enough patients for another doctor in Princeton: Doctor

The way the system is now, there aren't enough patients for another doctor to survive in Princeton.

Farmer Joanna MacDonald.

Princeton’s farm fresh eggs

Similkameen Valley farmer sells her fresh eggs in Princeton, bringing local food to residents.

Farmer Joanna MacDonald.

Princeton town council announces priorities

An overview of town council's priorities, including town hall office relocation, urban deer management and hospital development.

Princeton celebrates Arts and Culture Week

A list of classes, shows and events taking place in Princeton from April 21 to 28 for Arts and Culture Week.

Questioning emergency room closures

Will the Princeton Hospital be able to provide for me?

Princeton Hospital administrator Susan Brown announces at town council April 2 that Princeton emergency department will have scheduled closures four times a week starting May 1.

Princeton Hospital emergency department to close four times a week

The emergency department at Princeton Hospital will be closed from midnight to 8 a.m. Monday to Thursday starting May 1.

Princeton Hospital administrator Susan Brown announces at town council April 2 that Princeton emergency department will have scheduled closures four times a week starting May 1.
Princeton Secondary School student Stacey Tianna Hunt

Princeton high school student publishes first novel

Fourteen-year-old Princeton high school student Stacey Tianna Hunt has published her first book Cascade Adventures: The Adventure Begins.

Princeton Secondary School student Stacey Tianna Hunt
CoCo’s Bistro co-owner Corry Oerlemans holds out pennies he will soon have to give back to the bank.

Princeton says farewell to penny

Princeton business owners tell the good and bad of the copper coin.

CoCo’s Bistro co-owner Corry Oerlemans holds out pennies he will soon have to give back to the bank.
Chloe McCallum

Princeton beats Keremeos in Earth Hour challenge

Princeton narrowly beat Keremeos in the Earth Hour challenge by a margin of around two per cent.

Chloe McCallum
Lazer Tag was the newest addition to the Princeton  Agricultural Fall Fair last year.

Princeton Fall Fair threatened

The 47th annual Princeton Agricultural Fall Fair could be cancelled if more people don't join the fair's planning committee.

Lazer Tag was the newest addition to the Princeton  Agricultural Fall Fair last year.
A list of service interruptions for the Princeton Hospital that is handed out to patients.

More Princeton emergency room closures for April

Princeton Hospital emergency department is tentatively closed April 9, 16, 25 and 30, adding to a long list of service interruptions.

A list of service interruptions for the Princeton Hospital that is handed out to patients.
Princeton-born author Duane Lawrence reads to elementary students on March 22.

Children’s author visits hometown Princeton

The lives of rascally raccoons and hard-working squirrels in Vancouver’s Stanley Park always stood out for children’s author Duane Lawrence.

Princeton-born author Duane Lawrence reads to elementary students on March 22.

Princeton ambulance mixup

An injured man waited over two hours for an ambulance to get to his house between Hedley and Princeton