Andrea DeMeer

The Garrison fire is near East Gate and Manning Park. BC Wildfire

Properties near East Gate issued evacuation alert

Residents advised to prepare for potential evacuation order

The Garrison fire is near East Gate and Manning Park. BC Wildfire
David Robert Greatix, 62, was last seen early June 30, 2021. Photo RCMP

Police search for man missing in Manning Park with link to dead hiker Jordan Naterer

Police believe David Robert Greatix may have been researching Naterer’s story

David Robert Greatix, 62, was last seen early June 30, 2021. Photo RCMP
“This is going to be a game changer for the health of our community,” said USIB councillor Mike Allison

Indian band, Hedley, receives $1.5 million to restore community hall

USIB awarded grant under COVID resiliency fund

“This is going to be a game changer for the health of our community,” said USIB councillor Mike Allison
BC Wildfire is attacking the Tulameen area fire by helicopter. Photo Bob Sterne

Helicopters bucketing fire near Tulameen

Blaze close to internet tower, says local business owner

BC Wildfire is attacking the Tulameen area fire by helicopter. Photo Bob Sterne
Crews from local fire departments and B.C. Wildfire Services are battling a large wildland fire near Coldstream that broke out Friday night off Highway 97 south of Vernon. Residents of Clerke Road and Commonage Road between Bailey Road and Allen Brooks Way were put on evacuation alert by RCMP. (Gavin Phillips photo/@ItsGavP)

Wildfire near Coldstream closes Highway 97; Homes on Clerke Road evacuated

Large fire started around 10 p.m. Friday, July 9

Crews from local fire departments and B.C. Wildfire Services are battling a large wildland fire near Coldstream that broke out Friday night off Highway 97 south of Vernon. Residents of Clerke Road and Commonage Road between Bailey Road and Allen Brooks Way were put on evacuation alert by RCMP. (Gavin Phillips photo/@ItsGavP)
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Fire near Treparnier Provincial Park sparked by lightning

Small fire also at Loon Lake exit on Coquihalla Highway

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Two small fires outside Princeton area recreational communities burning Friday night, July 9. Image BC Wildfire

Small fires burn outside Tulameen and Missezula Lake near Princeton

Wildfire service reporting both blazes as .01 hectares

Two small fires outside Princeton area recreational communities burning Friday night, July 9. Image BC Wildfire
Jordan Naterer. Photo Vancouver Police Department.
Jordan Naterer. Photo Vancouver Police Department.
Jordan Naterer.  Photo Facebook.

Missing hiker died in Manning Park, says mother

‘Jordan’s final path was eventually determined’

Jordan Naterer.  Photo Facebook.
Greg and Josie Naterer, shown here with their son Jordan. Photo submitted

Gear belonging to missing Manning hiker discovered after 9 months

Police and GSAR search mountain following discovery

Greg and Josie Naterer, shown here with their son Jordan. Photo submitted
The bridge is constructed entirely of wood and is decaying. Photo Randy Halyk

Trestle connecting Tulameen to KVR trail is dying

A replacement will be required in 2022, says ministry

The bridge is constructed entirely of wood and is decaying. Photo Randy Halyk
Black Press File Photo

Paddle boarding – it’s not for everyone

Most paddlers appear to be slender and fit

Black Press File Photo
Tulameen firefighters, RCMP and ambulance responded to the emergency call. (Black Press file photo)

Surrey woman dies after being pinned against truck in rural Tulameen

RCMP say the death is being investigated as an accident

Tulameen firefighters, RCMP and ambulance responded to the emergency call. (Black Press file photo)
The church, which could be seen from Highway 3 near Hedley, was built by the band’s ancestors. Photo John Moody

Upper Similkameen Band describes pain caused by church fires

“Putting our lands, wildlife, and members at risk is not the way.”

The church, which could be seen from Highway 3 near Hedley, was built by the band’s ancestors. Photo John Moody
Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne took part in the ceremonial face-off June 17. (Contributed)

Princeton celebrates first official lacrosse game in 109 years

James Graham formed the local youth lacrosse association three years ago.

Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne took part in the ceremonial face-off June 17. (Contributed)
Image courtesy Creative Outlet

High school isn’t meant to be the best part your life – so don’t feel bad if it wasn’t

Take every advantage of being young, free and educated.

Image courtesy Creative Outlet
Last year Vernon’s Simolo Customs Ltd. received Transport Canada approval to build its low-speed electric NXT vehicles. (Contributed)

Princeton streets get ready for a new kind of ride

Mayor writes bylaw to permit small electric vehicles in town

Last year Vernon’s Simolo Customs Ltd. received Transport Canada approval to build its low-speed electric NXT vehicles. (Contributed)
As of midnight Thursday June 24 Princeton residents can only water lawns and garden by hand. Photo MCG

Strict water restrictions for Princeton activated to preserve resources for firefighting

Record temperatures push infrastructure to its limits, says mayor

As of midnight Thursday June 24 Princeton residents can only water lawns and garden by hand. Photo MCG
Birch Parlee is one of approximately 132,000 transgender people living across the nation, according to Statistics Canada. Photo submitted

Transgender in a small town – Princeton B.C.

“I buried it. I pushed it down. I lived a lie.”

Birch Parlee is one of approximately 132,000 transgender people living across the nation, according to Statistics Canada. Photo submitted
Glen Lennon now resides in a neat and fully serviced unit in the Silver Crest Retirement Home, managed by Princeton and District Community Social Services. Photo Andrea DeMeer

Princeton RCMP and social workers find new home for elderly accident victim

“I love the sun and the sun shines on my patio here. I can go out and walk around.”

Glen Lennon now resides in a neat and fully serviced unit in the Silver Crest Retirement Home, managed by Princeton and District Community Social Services. Photo Andrea DeMeer