Andrea DeMeer

Constable Ken Jaques broke a window and crawled into a home to rescue an elderly man who had be laying on the floor for days. Jaques was the officer who provided oversight for the 2020 Remembrance Day services and is shown here in a picture with his son. Photo Andrea DeMeer

Princeton cop saves life of elderly man

He broke the glass and crawled into the house, while calling for assistance from BC Ambulance

Constable Ken Jaques broke a window and crawled into a home to rescue an elderly man who had be laying on the floor for days. Jaques was the officer who provided oversight for the 2020 Remembrance Day services and is shown here in a picture with his son. Photo Andrea DeMeer
RCMP received a complaint on Boxing Day about people skating on Allison Lake. (File photo)

Princeton RCMP unable to find skaters reported for breaking COVID rules on frozen lake

Ice fishers found to be in compliance with provincial health orders

RCMP received a complaint on Boxing Day about people skating on Allison Lake. (File photo)
Kim Ruttig English, of Hedley, is having fun researching her family tree. Photo Andrea DeMeer

Hedley woman turns up famous family connections

Kim English is kin to Lawrence Welk and may be related to Canada’s first prime minister

Kim Ruttig English, of Hedley, is having fun researching her family tree. Photo Andrea DeMeer
Celebrate the New Year by all means, but don’t expect it to be a reset. Black Press File Photo

2020 was NOT a bad year, so quit blaming it

Illness, grief and disaster have no respect for astrology

Celebrate the New Year by all means, but don’t expect it to be a reset. Black Press File Photo
Quinisco Blue Coyne was born Dec. 20, 2020, at Penticton General Hospital. Photo contributed

Princeton’s ‘first family’ grows by eight pounds, eight ounces

Quin Blue Coyne already has at least 1,000 relatives

Quinisco Blue Coyne was born Dec. 20, 2020, at Penticton General Hospital. Photo contributed
They must have been ordered from a catalogue - Avon probably - in the 1950's or 60's. Photo Andrea DeMeer 2020

There is no such thing as the perfect Christmas

Look for the joy in disastrous dinners and melted wax figures

They must have been ordered from a catalogue - Avon probably - in the 1950's or 60's. Photo Andrea DeMeer 2020
The dogs and puppies seized from the property included Labrador retrievers, Dalmatians, Corgis, Great Pyrenees, King Charles spaniels, Yorkies, Maltese, Poodles and Australian cattle dogs. Photo SPCA

Owner of animals seized from Princeton-area could face fine up to $250,000

The owner of the farm sought to reclaim animals from BC SPCA

The dogs and puppies seized from the property included Labrador retrievers, Dalmatians, Corgis, Great Pyrenees, King Charles spaniels, Yorkies, Maltese, Poodles and Australian cattle dogs. Photo SPCA
Even light load activities can trigger an avalanche. Black Press file photo

Avalanche closes Coalmont Road

There is no specified time for reopening

Even light load activities can trigger an avalanche. Black Press file photo
The recovered animals are waiting for their forever homes. Photo BC SPCA

Horses seized near Princeton suffered cruelly: BC SPCA

Society still looking for families to adopt the surviving, recovered animals

The recovered animals are waiting for their forever homes. Photo BC SPCA
It's the second time a Princeton resident has been targeted by a man calling himself David Vincent. File photo
It's the second time a Princeton resident has been targeted by a man calling himself David Vincent. File photo
Jordan Naterer, 25, was last seen Saturday, Oct. 10. He planned a hike in the Manning Park area, and has not been seen since. (Facebook photo)

Two months later, family, friends of missing Manning Park hiker continue to search

Jordan Naterer’s mother believes 25-year-old will be found alive

Jordan Naterer, 25, was last seen Saturday, Oct. 10. He planned a hike in the Manning Park area, and has not been seen since. (Facebook photo)
Tara Bowie was killed November 6, 2020 in an accident near Cawston. Tara Bowie Facebook
Tara Bowie was killed November 6, 2020 in an accident near Cawston. Tara Bowie Facebook
Robert Gibson, born November 24, 2020 is in BC Children’s Hospital. Photo contributed

Princeton baby fights for his life, with parents at his side

A Go Fund Me campaign has been started to help family with expenses

Robert Gibson, born November 24, 2020 is in BC Children’s Hospital. Photo contributed
By this time next year, the BC Green Pharmadeuticals cannabis growing facility in Princeton is expected to employ at least 150 people, according to the owner. (File photo)

Princeton cannabis plant thriving despite lawsuit and bad press, says owner

Company expects to hire 30 more employees in the next two months

By this time next year, the BC Green Pharmadeuticals cannabis growing facility in Princeton is expected to employ at least 150 people, according to the owner. (File photo)
There are numerous ways the municipality can use the money, granted by the province. Black Press file photo.

Town of Princeton gets $1 million in COVID relief

Funds to offset affects of pandemic on municipal revenues and operations

There are numerous ways the municipality can use the money, granted by the province. Black Press file photo.
RCMP stayed with the vehicle until it was towed to a secure lot. (Black Press file photo)

Armoured truck carrying millions of dollars crashes near Princeton

The incident occurred after the truck hit an elk on the road

RCMP stayed with the vehicle until it was towed to a secure lot. (Black Press file photo)
A sow and her three cubs, reported on social media for several weeks to be living in Princeton, were destroyed by a Conservation Officer Saturday (File photo WildsafeBC - Facebook)

OPINION: Conservation officers don’t kill bears – we do

A mother and three cubs were destroyed recently in a Princeton residential neighbourhood.

A sow and her three cubs, reported on social media for several weeks to be living in Princeton, were destroyed by a Conservation Officer Saturday (File photo WildsafeBC - Facebook)
Family reluctantly ends ground search for Jordan Naterer. (Vancouver Police Department photo)

Ground search for missing Manning Park hiker ends while family continues to look for clues

‘We need something. We need a tent. We need a piece of clothing,’ says mother

Family reluctantly ends ground search for Jordan Naterer. (Vancouver Police Department photo)
According to a conservation office the bears posed a threat to public safety (WildsafeBC - Facebook)

Mother bear and three cubs put down by conservation officer in Princeton

The bears posed a serious threat to public safety, says official

According to a conservation office the bears posed a threat to public safety (WildsafeBC - Facebook)
For more than three years the Town of Princeton and the Vermilion Trails Society have fought over this caboose. (Spotlight file photo)

Battle over Princeton’s caboose is over

Details of settlement won’t be released until 2021

For more than three years the Town of Princeton and the Vermilion Trails Society have fought over this caboose. (Spotlight file photo)