Andrea DeMeer

There are no official events for Tulameen Days this year, an event that normally draws up 3,000 visitors to the community. (File photo)

RCMP plan ‘constant’ presence for Tulameen over August long weekend

While official Tulameen Days events for the B.C. Day long weekend are…

There are no official events for Tulameen Days this year, an event that normally draws up 3,000 visitors to the community. (File photo)
Elderly Princeton man pleads guilty in child sex abuse case

Elderly Princeton man pleads guilty in child sex abuse case

Sentencing expected in the fall

Elderly Princeton man pleads guilty in child sex abuse case
The comet was discovered this year on March 27 by the NEOWISE Space Telescope. Spencer Coyne photo, July 2020.                                The comet was discovered this year on March 27 by the NEOWISE Space Telescope. Photo Spencer Coyne, July 2020.

Have you seen the comet? It’s a once-in-a-lifetime chance

Rare spectacle will be visible throughout July

The comet was discovered this year on March 27 by the NEOWISE Space Telescope. Spencer Coyne photo, July 2020.                                The comet was discovered this year on March 27 by the NEOWISE Space Telescope. Photo Spencer Coyne, July 2020.
Kids - they are all different. Photo Similkameen Spotlight.

Column: One parenting book certainly doesn’t fit all

Like the fingerprints they are born with – each child is different.…

Kids - they are all different. Photo Similkameen Spotlight.
Princeton ATV rider slapped with numerous charges after complaint of near miss on the KVR

Princeton ATV rider slapped with numerous charges after complaint of near miss on the KVR

‘I would never defend actions like that’ - Ed Vermette, Princeton ATV Club president

Princeton ATV rider slapped with numerous charges after complaint of near miss on the KVR
Princeton teens transport unconscious friend to hospital in wheelbarrow - police say alcohol was a factor
Princeton teens transport unconscious friend to hospital in wheelbarrow - police say alcohol was a factor
Black Press file photo. June 22, 2020.

Coalmont woman airlifted after ATV crash

Off-road vehicle swerved to miss oncoming traffic

Black Press file photo. June 22, 2020.
While civil war imagery has not recently been used by the school, the district says its past use links the name ‘Rebels’ to the Confederacy. Photo SD58

Princeton high school drops ‘Rebels’ sports team name, citing links with U.S. Civil War

Name and formerly-used images “fly in the face” of the district’s human rights policy, says board chair

While civil war imagery has not recently been used by the school, the district says its past use links the name ‘Rebels’ to the Confederacy. Photo SD58
A 46-year-old Nanaimo man, and a 44-year-old Kelowna man, each face a number of potential criminal charges. Black Press Media file photo.

Princeton RCMP arrest suspects in violent Salmon Arm home invasion

Two men who allegedly staged a violent home invasion in Salmon Arm…

A 46-year-old Nanaimo man, and a 44-year-old Kelowna man, each face a number of potential criminal charges. Black Press Media file photo.
‘We have your grandson’ - Princeton seniors scammed out of thousands of dollars

‘We have your grandson’ – Princeton seniors scammed out of thousands of dollars

Two elderly Princeton men are saying they were robbed of thousands of…

‘We have your grandson’ - Princeton seniors scammed out of thousands of dollars
Bags of dog excrement were part of a donation, left outside the thrift store on Vermilion Avenue. Photo June 2020 Andrea DeMeer

Bags of dog feces donated to Princeton charity thrift store

A Princeton Crisis Assistance Centre volunteer was made almost physically ill after…

Bags of dog excrement were part of a donation, left outside the thrift store on Vermilion Avenue. Photo June 2020 Andrea DeMeer
Princeton woman finds seven pound mushroom

Princeton woman finds seven pound mushroom

A Princeton woman, who was walking with family members looking for ladybugs,…

Princeton woman finds seven pound mushroom
This cougar, eventually shot while stalking a police officer, was first reported to RCMP on June 2, 10 a.m. (Contributed)

Cougar shot by RCMP will be returned to First Nations

A cougar that threatened a residential Princeton neighbourhood prior to being killed…

This cougar, eventually shot while stalking a police officer, was first reported to RCMP on June 2, 10 a.m. (Contributed)
Gangland task force responds to gun incident at Coalmont campsite

Gangland task force responds to gun incident at Coalmont campsite

A 47-year-old Princeton woman is facing possible charges in connection to the incident

Gangland task force responds to gun incident at Coalmont campsite
The air ambulance landed, but was cleared by local paramedics. Black Press file photo.

B.C. air ambulance flies to rural Princeton for man who hurt his knee

A B.C. air ambulance flew to a rural area near Princeton B.C.,…

The air ambulance landed, but was cleared by local paramedics. Black Press file photo.
COVID affects everyone, but numbers don’t lie and women suffer the worst. (Pixabay)

Pandemic is worse for women

The effects of COVID are felt, particularly, by women. Stop right there.…

COVID affects everyone, but numbers don’t lie and women suffer the worst. (Pixabay)
Princeton RCMP Sgt. Robert Hughes stressed the ATV expanded permit, to allow for traveling alongside most Tulameen roadways, is a privilege. (Black Press Media file photo)

Tulameen to open up for ATVs this summer

Residents and visitors in Tulameen will have more opportunities to ride their…

Princeton RCMP Sgt. Robert Hughes stressed the ATV expanded permit, to allow for traveling alongside most Tulameen roadways, is a privilege. (Black Press Media file photo)
Loons are particularly well known for their haunting calls. They give several, with different meanings. The tremolo indicates alarm. The yodel is a male loon’s territorial call and they use wails to communicate with each other and figure out locations. Photo John Moody.

How many different birds can YOU identify?

Seen any birds lately? The Okanagan and Similkameen regions are home to…

Loons are particularly well known for their haunting calls. They give several, with different meanings. The tremolo indicates alarm. The yodel is a male loon’s territorial call and they use wails to communicate with each other and figure out locations. Photo John Moody.
Fight to end racism begins at home

Fight to end racism begins at home

There are things everyone can do to address racism in Canada, only…

Fight to end racism begins at home
A home made soup and sandwich is one of the meal choices clients can make. Photo Andrea DeMeer May 2020.

Princeton’s Meals on Wheels program set to fold before end of month

Meals on Wheels, a service that supplies approximately eight Princeton seniors with…

A home made soup and sandwich is one of the meal choices clients can make. Photo Andrea DeMeer May 2020.