Princeton

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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Improvements are needed for an aging earthen dam at the south end of Chain Lake, between Princeton and Summerland. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Improvements are needed for an aging earthen dam at the south end of Chain Lake, between Princeton and Summerland. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
The school district will decide if vaccine mandates will be required for Princeton school workers. (File photo)

Will Princeton teachers face mandatory COVID vaccinations?

No decision has been made at this time said Gordon Swan, chair of the Nicola-Similkameen School District

The school district will decide if vaccine mandates will be required for Princeton school workers. (File photo)
The bus services is funded by BC Transit, the Town of Princeton, the regional district and Interior Health. Photo submitted

Princeton residents encouraged to get on board and take a ride

Children under 12 ride free and local trips are $2.25 for one way

The bus services is funded by BC Transit, the Town of Princeton, the regional district and Interior Health. Photo submitted
Circuit court is held once a month in Princeton. File photo
Circuit court is held once a month in Princeton. File photo
The Vital Signs report, put out by the Community Foundation of the South Okanagan Similkameen, is now available online. (Community Foundation of the South Okanagan Similkameen website image)

South Okanagan Similkameen Vital Signs report now available online

Report shows job loss, mental health and housing are still pressing issues in the region

The Vital Signs report, put out by the Community Foundation of the South Okanagan Similkameen, is now available online. (Community Foundation of the South Okanagan Similkameen website image)
Conservative Dan Albas speaks in Ottawa on Dec. 8, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Election 2021: Dan Albas — Conservative candidate for Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola

Dan Albas is the incumbent Conservative candidate for Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola

Conservative Dan Albas speaks in Ottawa on Dec. 8, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
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Unhappy customer starts ‘food fight’ outside Princeton hot dog truck

Police are not pursuing charges at this time

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The Garrison Lake Wildfire as of Aug. 5 as seen by satellite. (Sentinel Playground - Sinergise Ltd.)

Aerial ignitions planned for Garrison Lake wildfire south of Princeton

The fire is now an estimated 10,600 hectares in size

The Garrison Lake Wildfire as of Aug. 5 as seen by satellite. (Sentinel Playground - Sinergise Ltd.)