Andrea DeMeer

Residents of Fenchurch Avenue are cleaning up following recent flood damage. The owner of this property said the Tulameen River forced open his front door Sunday night. Photo Andrea DeMeer Nov. 18

Four days after the Princeton flood, in photos: The aftermath

Many are coming forward to help a community devastated by flood

Residents of Fenchurch Avenue are cleaning up following recent flood damage. The owner of this property said the Tulameen River forced open his front door Sunday night. Photo Andrea DeMeer Nov. 18
Donations will go to the community foundation and flow straight through to Princeton. Spotlight File Photo

Flood relief fund established for Princeton

Community Foundation and municipality partner to raise money

Donations will go to the community foundation and flow straight through to Princeton. Spotlight File Photo
Tulameen BC Nov.18. Photo Facebook

Flooding stranded Tulameen residents for days

Coalmont Road has been rebuilt to one lane, allowing people to leave

Tulameen BC Nov.18. Photo Facebook
The majority of Princeton properties remain under evacuation order or alert. Spotlight file photo

‘Let’s all not shower at once’: Princeton mayor urges patience with flooded infrastructure

Fragile infrastructure holding on in community devastated by flood

The majority of Princeton properties remain under evacuation order or alert. Spotlight file photo
Mud and silt from severe flooding three days ago has infiltrated the town’s sewer system. Spotlight file photo

New evacuation alerts issued for Princeton, as sewer system threatens to collapse

The town is also without drinkable water and natural gas, leaving a majority of homes without heat

Mud and silt from severe flooding three days ago has infiltrated the town’s sewer system. Spotlight file photo
The donations are piling up in Veteran’s Square. Photo Facebook, Barb Gould

Heaters, water, firewood and blankets donationed to help Princeton families

Corporations and organizations are stepping up to take care of residents

The donations are piling up in Veteran’s Square. Photo Facebook, Barb Gould
Flooding began Sunday Nov. 14 and caused a break in Princeton’s main water line.

Water crisis threatens Princeton, already beleaguered by floods

Main reservoir is empty and there is no water for fire protection or consumption

Flooding began Sunday Nov. 14 and caused a break in Princeton’s main water line.
Flood waters in Princeton, while not directly impacting Ridgewood Lodge, have forced the evacuation of long-term care residents due to lack of water and heat. File Photo Andrea DeMeer

Princeton’s most vulnerable residents evacuated by Interior Health, under flood conditions

Long-term care patients moved due to lack of heat and water

Flood waters in Princeton, while not directly impacting Ridgewood Lodge, have forced the evacuation of long-term care residents due to lack of water and heat. File Photo Andrea DeMeer
The waters have receded on Fenchurch Avenue but residents remain under evacuation order. File Photo Andrea DeMeer

Princeton struggles through flood clean up without heat and water

Line breaks leave residents cold and dry

The waters have receded on Fenchurch Avenue but residents remain under evacuation order. File Photo Andrea DeMeer
Vehicles were covered with water on Fenchurch Avenue Sunday Nov. 14. Photo Andrea DeMeer

Princeton area farmers with big wheels rescue mother and two children

Flood waters separated family from Highway 3

Vehicles were covered with water on Fenchurch Avenue Sunday Nov. 14. Photo Andrea DeMeer
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.
Rhonda Caron posted the following photos to Princeton BC & Area Issues Facebook page of the current flooding situation.

VIDEO: 290 homes in Princeton under evacuation as flooding causes chaos

Tulameen River breaches dykes, leaving much of the town under water

Rhonda Caron posted the following photos to Princeton BC & Area Issues Facebook page of the current flooding situation.
Properties under evacuation order. Image RDOS

Tulameen properties ordered to evacuate due to flooding

The order is issued “due to immediate danger to life, safety, due to Tulameen River flooding in Electoral Area H.”

Properties under evacuation order. Image RDOS
The Tulameen River, getting close to the top of the bank in Allison flats.

Princeton’s Brown Bridge closed due to flood risk

Heavy rainfall, snow melt and ground water contributing to potential crisis

The Tulameen River, getting close to the top of the bank in Allison flats.
The Tulameen River is rising rapidly on Sunday Nov. 14. Photo contributed

Tulameen fire chief warns of rapidly rising river

Heavy rains cause concern for residents

The Tulameen River is rising rapidly on Sunday Nov. 14. Photo contributed
Ernie Parolin had a solitary moment of remembrance at the Princeton cenotaph on November 11, 2020. (Contributed)
Ernie Parolin had a solitary moment of remembrance at the Princeton cenotaph on November 11, 2020. (Contributed)
The stone is uncut and heart shaped. Photo contributed.

Large uncut ruby snatched from Princeton store

Reward offered for return of stone assessed at $8,000

The stone is uncut and heart shaped. Photo contributed.
Roger Badour killed Gisele Duckham on Nov. 8, 2011. File photo.

Killer of ‘trusting’ Princeton woman denied parole

‘He lied to her and told her that he was some kind of minister or something.’

Roger Badour killed Gisele Duckham on Nov. 8, 2011. File photo.
Romance scams are rampant, according to the Canadian Anti Fraud Centre, and have even resulted in suicides in B.C.  PHOTO MCG

LOVE HURTS: Black Press journalist goes inside a romance scam

Run by organized crime, these traps can be financially devastating and even fatal

Romance scams are rampant, according to the Canadian Anti Fraud Centre, and have even resulted in suicides in B.C.  PHOTO MCG