Andrea DeMeer

Princeton GSAR responds 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. In 2020 the crew was called out 34 times, and members spent 721 hours on calls, and 683 hours training. Photo Princeton GSAR Facebook

Teen missing in Manning Park found after 24 hours

Young man spends night on mountain and survives with just a few scrapes

Princeton GSAR responds 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. In 2020 the crew was called out 34 times, and members spent 721 hours on calls, and 683 hours training. Photo Princeton GSAR Facebook
GSAR is employing helicopters in the search for missing teen in Manning Park. File photo

Another young man missing in Manning Park

GSAR employs helicopters to locate 19-year-old

GSAR is employing helicopters in the search for missing teen in Manning Park. File photo
The Bay City Rollers, 1976. Photo Wikipedia.

Bye Bye Baby, Baby Goodbye

The death of Leslie McKeown, lead singer of the Bay City Rollers, was announced without fanfare

The Bay City Rollers, 1976. Photo Wikipedia.
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media file)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media file)
The BC Coroners Service has started an investigation. File photo

Searchers recover body of woman who crashed into river near Keremeos

BC Coroners Service has launched an investigation into Amy Sabean’s death.

The BC Coroners Service has started an investigation. File photo
Char O'Neil met Jason Momoa many times when she worked at a Vancouver airport bar and grill in 2019. Momoa, most famous for his role Khal Drogo in Game of Thrones, "liked his Guinness." Photo contributed

Princeton residents share their brushes with the stars

From rock stars to rocket men, we’ve seen it all

Char O'Neil met Jason Momoa many times when she worked at a Vancouver airport bar and grill in 2019. Momoa, most famous for his role Khal Drogo in Game of Thrones, "liked his Guinness." Photo contributed
Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne was on hand Monday morning, May 31, to observe the lowering of the flags at town hall. Photo Andrea DeMeer

Princeton honours residential school children discovered in mass grave

Mayor Spencer Coyne expresses deep grief over crimes against Indigenous families

Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne was on hand Monday morning, May 31, to observe the lowering of the flags at town hall. Photo Andrea DeMeer
Jordan Naterer, 25, was last seen Saturday Oct. 10. He planned a hike in the Manning Park area, and has not been seen since. Photo Facebook.

Specialist team with canines will join the search for missing Manning Park hiker

Jordan Naterer’s mother makes plea for local volunteers

Jordan Naterer, 25, was last seen Saturday Oct. 10. He planned a hike in the Manning Park area, and has not been seen since. Photo Facebook.
Court heard the man began abusing his first victim when she was less than 10 years old, in the late 1970’s. File photo

Elderly Princeton man jailed for child sex crimes

Offender pleaded guilty, but claims to have no memory of the abuse

Court heard the man began abusing his first victim when she was less than 10 years old, in the late 1970’s. File photo
Motorists breaking travel rules can be fined $230 for failing to follow instructions or $575 if the reason for travel violates the essential travel health order, at this Highway 3 check area near Manning Park. Photo RCMP

RCMP begin checking drivers on BC highways

Four check points are set up Thursday May 6 around the province

Motorists breaking travel rules can be fined $230 for failing to follow instructions or $575 if the reason for travel violates the essential travel health order, at this Highway 3 check area near Manning Park. Photo RCMP
A picture of Shirley Ann Soosay was rendered from a postmortem photograph and circulated on social media. Image DDP

Princeton woman key to naming victim in 40 year old murder

In July 1980, Shirley Ann Soosay was raped and stabbed to death

A picture of Shirley Ann Soosay was rendered from a postmortem photograph and circulated on social media. Image DDP
We’d like to tell you where this lake is…but we can’t. MCG

Oh the lies that fishermen tell

There was an uncomfortable moment at a recent Princeton council meeting when…

We’d like to tell you where this lake is…but we can’t. MCG
B.C.’s public health restrictions on non-essential travel are reinforced by orders effective April 23, 2021 to stay within your own regional health authority except for essential travel such as work and medical appointmens. (B.C. government)

Princeton-area cabin owners consider defying travel ban

“I’m planning to go up. If anyone doesn’t like it I invite them to stay out of my yard.”

B.C.’s public health restrictions on non-essential travel are reinforced by orders effective April 23, 2021 to stay within your own regional health authority except for essential travel such as work and medical appointmens. (B.C. government)
Princeton RCMP Sgt. Rob Hughes is reminding off-road vehicle riders to renew their permits.
(Spotlight file photo)

Police urge off-road vehicle riders in Tulameen to renew permits before the end of April

About 400 permits, which are free, need to be renewed

Princeton RCMP Sgt. Rob Hughes is reminding off-road vehicle riders to renew their permits.
(Spotlight file photo)
As the snow in Manning Park melts, searchers are able to get a little farther each day. Photo submitted

Family resumes search for son missing in B.C.’s Manning park since October

‘This is our child, and we don’t give up on our children,’ said mother of Jordan, Josie Naterer

As the snow in Manning Park melts, searchers are able to get a little farther each day. Photo submitted
Peyton Slind enjoys the fruits of his labour. Photo submitted

B.C. youngster builds hammock out of 900 plastic bags

“I’m going to enjoy it until it splits in half.”

Peyton Slind enjoys the fruits of his labour. Photo submitted
The plane blasted through an airport fence and down a hill, before stopping before a cement barrier on Highway 5A, right in front of a school bus. Photo submitted.

Student pilot crashes plane onto Highway 5A in Princeton

Aircraft hit pavement right in front of school bus

The plane blasted through an airport fence and down a hill, before stopping before a cement barrier on Highway 5A, right in front of a school bus. Photo submitted.
Only eight Local Health Areas, including Princeton, were COVID free last week. BCCDC image

Princeton one of just a few Covid free communities in B.C.

Mayor views new statistical report with cautious optimism

Only eight Local Health Areas, including Princeton, were COVID free last week. BCCDC image
The yearling appeared to have suffered a broken back. ( Photo contributed by photographer Jill Hayward)

Police forced to euthanize deer attacked by dog

Animal’s owner receives $345 ticket

The yearling appeared to have suffered a broken back. ( Photo contributed by photographer Jill Hayward)
Titanic was the largest and most luxurious ship in the world. Photo provided and colourized by Jiri Ferdinand.

QUIZ: How much do you know about the world’s most famous shipwreck?

Titanic sank 109 years ago today, after hitting an iceberg

Titanic was the largest and most luxurious ship in the world. Photo provided and colourized by Jiri Ferdinand.