Andrea DeMeer

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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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
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Valentine’s Day is a cruelty

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

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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)
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Missing Princeton woman found safe

RMCP say on-line news story led to 36-year-old’s location

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Thiessen was last known to be living at a Princeton motel. Photo RCMP

RCMP search for missing woman last seen in Princeton

Josephine Thiessen is likely driving a 2006 Toyota Yaris

Thiessen was last known to be living at a Princeton motel. Photo RCMP
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)

Missing Keremeos girl found safe by RCMP

12-year-old disappeared with 17-year-old male Feb. 8

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)
Mia Holmes is 12, and left home early Feb. 8. Photo Facebook

Police searching for young runaways from Keremeos

Mia Holmes is 12, and believed to be travelling with a 17-year-old boy

Mia Holmes is 12, and left home early Feb. 8. Photo Facebook
The view from Princeton Grasslands, the former Currie Ranch. Photo Graham Osborne

Millions of dollars invested in protecting former Princeton ranch

The Nature Trust of B.C. is taking responsibility for the grasslands north of Princeton

The view from Princeton Grasslands, the former Currie Ranch. Photo Graham Osborne
Robert's mother marvels at her son's recovery. Photo submitted

Desperately ill Princeton baby makes recovery

Parents Destiny and Cody get ready to bring home their son

Robert's mother marvels at her son's recovery. Photo submitted
The incident allegedly took place Feb. 3. File photo.

Princeton man alleges ‘a-salt’

Unique police complaint will not result in charges

The incident allegedly took place Feb. 3. File photo.
A thief escaped with two bottles of rum from a Princeton wine and beer store, which were later reclaimed by the store manager. (Needpix photo)

How bad can a Princeton liquor store theft actually go?

Suspect smashes bottles, loses loot

A thief escaped with two bottles of rum from a Princeton wine and beer store, which were later reclaimed by the store manager. (Needpix photo)
The band has confirmed five cases of COVID. Photo MCG

COVID sparks state of emergency for Lower Similkameen Indian Band

Band reports five confirmed cases of the virus and enacts broad powers

The band has confirmed five cases of COVID. Photo MCG