Andrea DeMeer

The Princeton Traditional Music Festival, normally held in August, was denied a grant due to COVID. (File photo)

COVID makes some of the 2021 grant decisions for Princeton council

Municipality doles out funds while striving to meet policy

The Princeton Traditional Music Festival, normally held in August, was denied a grant due to COVID. (File photo)
The gateways to the town’s core, erected in 2019, are designed to draw visitors off Highway 3. File photo
The gateways to the town’s core, erected in 2019, are designed to draw visitors off Highway 3. File photo
Riverside Centre includes a theatre hosting local plays, visiting musicians and dance troupes. It is also used for community events such as public meetings and fundraisers. Photo Town of Princeton

Future of Princeton’s Riverside Centre seen at risk following school district move

I’d be lying to say I wasn’t concerned, says mayor

Riverside Centre includes a theatre hosting local plays, visiting musicians and dance troupes. It is also used for community events such as public meetings and fundraisers. Photo Town of Princeton
The restart of the program means seniors can receive affordable meals delivered five days a week Photo by Scott Suchman for The Washington Post.

Princeton Meals on Wheels one year trial will cost $92k

Program restarts, and volunteer drivers are needed

The restart of the program means seniors can receive affordable meals delivered five days a week Photo by Scott Suchman for The Washington Post.
The images are of Bald Eagles feeding.

Photos: Birds of prey

Princeton photographer captures compelling photos of a Bald Eagle breakfast

The images are of Bald Eagles feeding.
A town was constructed on the side of a mountain top in Hedley to extract 7.1 tonnes of gold. (Mascotmine.com photo)

Hedley’s Mascot Mine gets $800,000 lift from COVID relief program

Grant will enable the historic mine to open again for tourists

A town was constructed on the side of a mountain top in Hedley to extract 7.1 tonnes of gold. (Mascotmine.com photo)
Image BC Coroner Services.

While B.C. overdose deaths soar, Princeton made a recovery in 2020

Between 2018 and 2020, eight Princeton residents died of suspected overdose.

Image BC Coroner Services.
Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller, before she knew she would change literature. Photo Wikipedia

And Then There Were None

What book knocked your booties off when you were young?

Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller, before she knew she would change literature. Photo Wikipedia
The missing camper heard a GSAR helicopter, and ran from his tree well waving his arms. File photo

Man trapped on Manning mountain did nearly everything right to survive

The winter experienced camper was overwhelmed by snow conditions

The missing camper heard a GSAR helicopter, and ran from his tree well waving his arms. File photo
Even with COVID travel restrictions the occupancy rate at the campground shot from 17 per cent to 45 per cent in 2020.  Photo Town of Princeton

Princeton’s town-owned RV park caught ‘campfire’ in 2020

Tourism director has even bigger plans for coming year

Even with COVID travel restrictions the occupancy rate at the campground shot from 17 per cent to 45 per cent in 2020.  Photo Town of Princeton
Reactions to the federal government’s proposed gun legislation are mixed across the province. (File photo)

Princeton mayor has no appetite for local handgun ban

Newly tabled federal legislation will download decision to municipalities

Reactions to the federal government’s proposed gun legislation are mixed across the province. (File photo)
Jolene and Hermione are two of the horses that were rescued from Princeton last year and they have found a forever home. Photo submitted

Horses rescued from Princeton farm find happiness

SPCA seized 97 animals in September 2020

Jolene and Hermione are two of the horses that were rescued from Princeton last year and they have found a forever home. Photo submitted
It took a helicopter to find missing Hope man after he failed to return from an overnight hiking trip in Manning Park. (File photo)

GSAR helicopter plucks missing hiker off Manning Park mountain top

RCMP Sergeant urges all backcountry users to carry satellite communication devices

It took a helicopter to find missing Hope man after he failed to return from an overnight hiking trip in Manning Park. (File photo)
It took a helicopter to find missing Hope man in Manning Park. File photo

Search and Rescue helicopter plucks missing Hope man off of mountain top in Manning Park

RCMP Sergeant urges all backcountry users to carry satellite communication devices

It took a helicopter to find missing Hope man in Manning Park. File photo
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Princeton man guilty of threatening landlord now lives in car

Pressure of COVID and possible eviction cited as reasons for charge

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File photo

Princeton woman under house arrest after admitting theft

One-time Home Hardware employee must also pay restitution to former employer

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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

Families panic before skiers on Frosty Mountain found safe

RCMP recommends all back country users employ satellite devices

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
The incident occurred outside of the fire protection zone. Photo Rick Gullason

Fire in the sky in Princeton

The 1991 Kenworth belonged to Mario’s Towing

The incident occurred outside of the fire protection zone. Photo Rick Gullason
Photo MCG

Valentine’s Day is a cruelty

From a matrimonial perspective I blew the Valentine’s Day gig early on.

Photo MCG
Princeton RCMP received 2,214 calls for service last year. (File photo)

Crime Stats: Spike in Princeton violent assault and sex offenses

Overall crime in Similkameen small town was down in 2020

Princeton RCMP received 2,214 calls for service last year. (File photo)