Princeton

Rhonda Caron posted this photo to Facebook of the flooding in Princeton on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. Over 290 homes were evacuated in Princeton and the entire town of 7,000 residents of Merritt have been evacuated from flooding. (Facebook)

Flood watch remains for areas near Princeton

Additional rainfall expected Nov. 30 to Dec. 1

 

Hwy 3 at Frontage Rd on the west side of Princeton, looking south.

Another fatal crash on Highway 3 near Princeton

The highway is now open following Monday morning’s crash

 

Fenchurch Avenue in Princeton after the flood of Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021. A total of 300 homes were damaged and new flood warning have been issued for this area as rivers rise from rain. (Andrea DeMeer file photo)

Princeton on alert as river levels rise and could overflow their banks

Regional district issues flood watch advisory for Tulameen and Similkameen River

 

An evacuation order has been issued for some properties in Electoral Area H within the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen. (Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen image)
An evacuation order has been issued for some properties in Electoral Area H within the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen. (Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen image)
The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen has an evacuation alert issued for the Riverside Estates area. (Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen image)

Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen rescinds evacuation order for Riverside Estates

Evacuation alert in place for area and residents are urged to be prepared

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen has an evacuation alert issued for the Riverside Estates area. (Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen image)
Classroom chairs (Pixabay photo)

Flooding causes damage to 3 Merritt schools and closes Princeton’s

The school district serves Merritt, Princeton and surrounding areas

Classroom chairs (Pixabay photo)
The Tulameen River surges through downtown Princeton Monday, Nov. 15. Photo: Facebook / Rhonda Carson

Boundary volunteers rally behind Princeton

Generosity, community spirit to endure as ‘the better side of this tragedy,’ says Midway mayor

The Tulameen River surges through downtown Princeton Monday, Nov. 15. Photo: Facebook / Rhonda Carson
Highway 3 closed at Hope, vehicles being turned around. (Facebook)

UPDATE: New washout closes Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton

There is no detour available at this time

Highway 3 closed at Hope, vehicles being turned around. (Facebook)
Mario Loutef cleans up after his home was flooded in Princeton, B.C., Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘We lost everything’: Many residents in Princeton, B.C. still digging out from flood

The Tulameen River destroyed homes, flooded basements and has left residents struggling to rebuild

Mario Loutef cleans up after his home was flooded in Princeton, B.C., Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Rescue teams from across the province arrived in Princeton on Nov. 15 to provide assistance (Photo courtesy of Penticton and District Search and Rescue’s Facebook Page)

‘Shocked by the level destruction’: Rescuers in Princeton recap the week it was

Emergency response is now over, time for recovery effort: SAR manager

Rescue teams from across the province arrived in Princeton on Nov. 15 to provide assistance (Photo courtesy of Penticton and District Search and Rescue’s Facebook Page)
Ronda Caron took this photo of the flood in Princeton. (Facebook)

‘Sprung into action’: Princeton Posse players shift focus, help community

The team’s game against Kelowna on Tuesday was postponed

Ronda Caron took this photo of the flood in Princeton. (Facebook)
An evacuation alert has been issued for the communities of Coalmont and Tulameen (Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen map)

Evacuation alert issued for Tulameen and Coalmont

Threat of flooding prompts alert for communities near Princeton

An evacuation alert has been issued for the communities of Coalmont and Tulameen (Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen map)
Ronda Caron took this photo of the flood in Princeton. (Facebook)

Man rescued after being swept away in Princeton flood waters; caution urged near river banks

Waters continue to rise in Princeton from the Tulameen River

Ronda Caron took this photo of the flood in Princeton. (Facebook)
Cars remain underwater on Fenchurch Avenue in Princeton. Photo Andrea DeMeer.

‘You will drown’: Princeton RCMP warn against driving through flood water

‘Human life is the most important thing’

Cars remain underwater on Fenchurch Avenue in Princeton. Photo Andrea DeMeer.
Debris floats down Fenchurch Avenue in Princeton. Photo Andrea DeMeer

Princeton editor stranded as floods ravage community

Rising waters have turned her road into a river

Debris floats down Fenchurch Avenue in Princeton. Photo Andrea DeMeer
Lance Corporal Thomas Knowles (right) and Sergeant Alec Jack of the 54th Kootenay Battalion. Both men survived the war, becoming officers in the process. They returned to Hedley and were a key part of the Cenotaph Committee in August 1919. Copyright Knowles Family/ Hedley Museum. Photo colourized by Phil McLachlan, Black Press Media.

Remembering the sacrifices of the Hedley boys

52 young men from a small town signed up to fight in the First World War

Lance Corporal Thomas Knowles (right) and Sergeant Alec Jack of the 54th Kootenay Battalion. Both men survived the war, becoming officers in the process. They returned to Hedley and were a key part of the Cenotaph Committee in August 1919. Copyright Knowles Family/ Hedley Museum. Photo colourized by Phil McLachlan, Black Press Media.
Before COVID at least eight hundred residents crowded Veterans’ Square on Nov. 11 each year, for the laying of wreaths and two minutes of silence.  Spotlight file photo

Princeton shows remembrance like few other communities

Per capita and historically, Princeton has one of the highest turnouts on Nov. 11

Before COVID at least eight hundred residents crowded Veterans’ Square on Nov. 11 each year, for the laying of wreaths and two minutes of silence.  Spotlight file photo
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COLUMN: Thankfully, you don’t have to wear a poppy

You can pin it to your cowboy hat or paste it to the back pocket of your blue jeans

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Circuit court is held once a month in Princeton. File photo

Child sex crimes trial moved from Princeton to Penticton

The accused cannot be named under a publication ban

Circuit court is held once a month in Princeton. File photo
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