Andrea DeMeer

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.
Engineers recently have assessed Princeton’s infrastructure and made numerous recommendations, finding water and sewer services lacking and in some cases dangerous. File photo

Princeton proposes to take on $7M in debt to fix crumbling infrastructure

The loan would result in up to a $197 annual parcel tax on each property to service and pay down the debt, for the next 30 years

Engineers recently have assessed Princeton’s infrastructure and made numerous recommendations, finding water and sewer services lacking and in some cases dangerous. File photo
Without a patio option, Billy's restaurant will be closed until April 19. Photo Spotlight

Princeton restaurants steamed over shutdown

“They had to do something.”

Without a patio option, Billy's restaurant will be closed until April 19. Photo Spotlight
A lawsuit against the town was recently settled, and the municipality has emerged as owner of Princeton’s iconic caboose. (File photo)

Legal battle over Princeton’s iconic caboose reaches the end of the line

Municipality takes ownership of historic rail car

A lawsuit against the town was recently settled, and the municipality has emerged as owner of Princeton’s iconic caboose. (File photo)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)

Highway 3 closed near Manning Park

No detour is available

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
Princeton court is normally held once a month. (Cliff MacArthur/provincialcourt.bc.ca)

Princeton man pleads guilty to assault involving teenage girl

Charges stem from a 2019 birthday party

Princeton court is normally held once a month. (Cliff MacArthur/provincialcourt.bc.ca)
Ben Tyner, formerly from Wyoming, had been working at the Nicola Ranch in Merritt. (Facebook)

Missing Merritt cowboy is presumed dead, but family still looks for answers

Reward for information has been increased

Ben Tyner, formerly from Wyoming, had been working at the Nicola Ranch in Merritt. (Facebook)
File photo

Princeton man accidentally exposes himself to the wrong person

A woman called police to report a man ‘mooned’ her while she was walking with her one year old son

File photo
The accident occurred at about 7 p.m. (Black Press file photo)

Young Princeton man killed in ATV tragedy

Victim was not wearing a helmet, say police

The accident occurred at about 7 p.m. (Black Press file photo)
This ring? It’s not gold. Photo courtesy of RCMP

They’re baaaaack! Gold scammers start their season in Princeton

Man bought ring for $20 and still lost money

This ring? It’s not gold. Photo courtesy of RCMP