Princeton

Area under evacuation alert in Princeton. (Facebook)

Unstable slope prompts evacuation alert issued for 10 properties in Princeton

The properties are located along Jacobson Road and 175 Tulameen Avenue

 

RCMP is asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects involved in the use of stolen credit cards in Summerland. (Photo- Summerland RCMP)

RCMP looking for couple who used stolen credit cards in Summerland

Police say the credit cards were previously inside a vehicle that was stolen in Princeton

 

A KIJHL franchise could begin playing in Quesnel in fall of 2022. (File Photo)

Sicamous Eagles rally, treat fans to win over Princeton

Eagles down 2-0 to Posse in KIJHL play at Sicamous Rec Centre, charge back for 3-2 victory

 

GSAR file photo October 2021.
GSAR file photo October 2021.

Kelowna man killed in paragliding incident near Hedley

Nickel Plate Mountain is a popular spot for the extreme sport

GSAR file photo October 2021.
GSAR file photo October 2021.
A semi-truck crashed into the Highway 3 barricade 41 kilometres west of Princeton on Saturday, Oct. 22. (Becka Melissa, Facebook)

Highway 3 reopens after semi-truck crashes through barricade west of Princeton

The incident closed the road for several hours this morning, according to DriveBC

A semi-truck crashed into the Highway 3 barricade 41 kilometres west of Princeton on Saturday, Oct. 22. (Becka Melissa, Facebook)
Environment Canada has warned road users to expect snowfall on the Coquihalla Highway, the Okanagan Connector, and Highway 3 (via Allison Pass) on Friday afternoon (Oct. 20). (Black Press Media)

Snow forecast along Coquihalla, other southern B.C. highways amid drought

Drivers warned of winter conditions despite ongoing drought

Environment Canada has warned road users to expect snowfall on the Coquihalla Highway, the Okanagan Connector, and Highway 3 (via Allison Pass) on Friday afternoon (Oct. 20). (Black Press Media)
Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne, returned to office Saturday, Oct. 15, celebrating with his partner Jess Blue, and son Quinisco, on election night. Photo Andrea DeMeer

Election changes almost nothing for Princeton and area

Mayor, councillors, Area H director and school district trustees all returned

Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne, returned to office Saturday, Oct. 15, celebrating with his partner Jess Blue, and son Quinisco, on election night. Photo Andrea DeMeer
Smoky skies captured in Kelowna Friday, Sept. 2, 2022. A smoky skies bulletin was issued for the Similkameen, including Princeton, on Oct. 8. (Ease and Flow Yoga/Facebook)

Similkameen hit with special air quality statement from Environment Canada

Parts of the area may be impacted by wildfire smoke over the next 24 to 48 hours

Smoky skies captured in Kelowna Friday, Sept. 2, 2022. A smoky skies bulletin was issued for the Similkameen, including Princeton, on Oct. 8. (Ease and Flow Yoga/Facebook)
The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

This Week in the OK: Top headlines from across the region

Josh Piercey recaps the top news items from around the Okanagan-Shuswap region

The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Northwest area of Heather Lake fire on Sept. 7. Photo BC Wildfire.
Northwest area of Heather Lake Fire. Photo BC Wildfire.

Heather Lake fire balloons to more than 10,000 hectares

Eastgate properties remain under evacuation alert as blaze grows on Canadian side of border

Northwest area of Heather Lake fire on Sept. 7. Photo BC Wildfire.
Northwest area of Heather Lake Fire. Photo BC Wildfire.
Heather Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire)

Heather Lake wildfire burning on both sides of border grows to 4,140 hectares

The Heather Lake fire was sparked by lightning on Aug. 21

Heather Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire)
Sep. 6 Heather Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire)

Heather Lake wildfire near Princeton grows to more than 3,900 hectares

Drivers may experience visiblity issues along Highway 3

Sep. 6 Heather Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire)
A Naramata home was destroyed by fire Monday, Sep. 6. (Photo Brennan Phillips/Penticton Western News)

Structure in Naramata destroyed by fire

The Penticton Fire Department was also called in to help with the blaze

A Naramata home was destroyed by fire Monday, Sep. 6. (Photo Brennan Phillips/Penticton Western News)
Max Bernier, leader of the People’s Party of Canada, spoke in Summerland on Aug. 18. The meeting was held at Summerland United Church. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

People’s Party leader makes stops in Okanagan

Max Bernier spoke to supporters in Summerland and Kelowna on Aug. 18

Max Bernier, leader of the People’s Party of Canada, spoke in Summerland on Aug. 18. The meeting was held at Summerland United Church. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
(Photo- Pacific Economic Development Canada)

Princeton gets $750k in funding to revitalize downtown core

Federal government commits investment to town’s tourism sector

(Photo- Pacific Economic Development Canada)
A camper, green bin, mobile home and household debris floating in the Tulameen River following the November 2021 flooding. (BC Government photo)

Crews resume debris removal along Tulameen River following flood threats

Evacuation alerts for potential flooding were rescinded by the RDOS last month

A camper, green bin, mobile home and household debris floating in the Tulameen River following the November 2021 flooding. (BC Government photo)
(BC Wildfire Services)
(BC Wildfire Services)
Vermilion Forks Elementary’s after-school program in Princeton received a $10,000 donation from Penticton-based Valley First. (Contributed)

More than $175k donated to 20 charities across B.C.’s Interior

Valley First recently made a record-setting investment in the community

Vermilion Forks Elementary’s after-school program in Princeton received a $10,000 donation from Penticton-based Valley First. (Contributed)
Penticton Court. (File)

Princeton woman who drove car towards kids will have no criminal record

The judge granted a conditional discharge for one charge of dangerous operation of a vehicle

Penticton Court. (File)
(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)

Morning Start: Canada’s lakes

Your morning start for Monday, June 6

(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)