Andrea DeMeer

Andriy Fendrikov was last seen wearing shorts, a hat, and a thin windbreaker. Photo VPD

Missing hiker found dead in Manning Park

Andriy Fendrikov was last seen September 10 in Vancouver

Andriy Fendrikov was last seen wearing shorts, a hat, and a thin windbreaker. Photo VPD
The office will reopen when it can be adequately staffed, says mayor. File photo

Princeton town hall locks doors to public after positive COVID case

Staff continues to work from office or from home

The office will reopen when it can be adequately staffed, says mayor. File photo
Someone skipped breakfast in Princeton Monday, Sept. 13. MCG photo

Princeton man calls 911 after restaurant customer is refused breakfast

Complainant told police country is ‘falling apart’

Someone skipped breakfast in Princeton Monday, Sept. 13. MCG photo
Many scam victims are contacted by phone or email. (Pixabay photo)

Do not try to trade gift cards for sex, says Princeton RCMP

Police warn of an increase in scamming activity

Many scam victims are contacted by phone or email. (Pixabay photo)
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An opinion column: What you need to know about abortion, and the 2021 vote

Fourteen of B.C.’s 17 Conservative MPs recently supported legislation that would have restricted access to abortion

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Smoke and flames from Garrison Lake fire are visible from Highway 3. Photo BC Wildfire

Garrison Lake fire again visible from Highway 3 near Princeton

Fire now officially classed as ‘held’

Smoke and flames from Garrison Lake fire are visible from Highway 3. Photo BC Wildfire
Copper Mountain Mine employs approximately 460 people. File photo

Copper Mountain tests employees for COVID after rash of cases

The mine continues to operate at full capacity and does not anticipate a material impact on production

Copper Mountain Mine employs approximately 460 people. File photo
The fire grew from 6 hectares to 25 hectares in a few hours Friday Sept. 3. Photo Brennan Phillips
The fire grew from 6 hectares to 25 hectares in a few hours Friday Sept. 3. Photo Brennan Phillips

Fire discovered today near Apex Mountain takes off

BC Wildfire actions blaze with helicopters, water tankers and boots on the ground

The fire grew from 6 hectares to 25 hectares in a few hours Friday Sept. 3. Photo Brennan Phillips
The fire grew from 6 hectares to 25 hectares in a few hours Friday Sept. 3. Photo Brennan Phillips
More than 24 hours after the collision, workers were still clearing vehicles from the side of the highway. Photo Andrea DeMeer

Charges pending after multi-vehicle crash on Highway 3 near Princeton

All injured persons released from hospital over the weekend

More than 24 hours after the collision, workers were still clearing vehicles from the side of the highway. Photo Andrea DeMeer
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Unhappy customer starts ‘food fight’ outside Princeton hot dog truck

Police are not pursuing charges at this time

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The municipality has barricaded side streets to help ease congestion. Photo Andrea DeMeer

Despite hate mail, Princeton mayor doesn’t regret social media rant

‘I did what I did and I stand behind it’

The municipality has barricaded side streets to help ease congestion. Photo Andrea DeMeer
A Summerland store clerk was injured in an incident that eventually led police to arrest two Penticton men. File photo

Summerland store clerk injured by car as alleged shoplifters flee parking lot

RCMP arrested two men at a Penticton home and also seized several firearms and illegal drugs

A Summerland store clerk was injured in an incident that eventually led police to arrest two Penticton men. File photo
Copper Mountain Mine is Princeton’s largest employer, with approximately 460 workers. Spotlight file photo.

Princeton’s Copper Mountain Mine sees 8 cases of COVID

Situation not expected to impact mine operations

Copper Mountain Mine is Princeton’s largest employer, with approximately 460 workers. Spotlight file photo.
Copper Mountain Mine is Princeton’s largest employer, with approximately 460 workers. (Spotlight file photo)

Princeton’s Copper Mountain Mine tests employees after rash of COVID

Eight cases associated with the mine confirmed

Copper Mountain Mine is Princeton’s largest employer, with approximately 460 workers. (Spotlight file photo)
Circuit court is held once a month in Princeton. File photo

Princeton man defied court order to visit infant daughter

Judge orders 190 days jail for numerous offenses, most of which is time served

Circuit court is held once a month in Princeton. File photo
The Princeton Traditional Music Festival would have celebrated its 13th year this weekend. The Sea Shanty sing-alongs in the Veterans Square gazebo are always highlights of the event. Photo submitted

Princeton Traditional Music Festival cancelled for this weekend

Fires, smoke, COVID and traffic all played a role, says organizer

The Princeton Traditional Music Festival would have celebrated its 13th year this weekend. The Sea Shanty sing-alongs in the Veterans Square gazebo are always highlights of the event. Photo submitted
Garrison Lake fire, August 12. Photo BC Wildfire

Garrison Lake fire grows to 14,000 hectares

BC Wildfire reinforces crews with 20-member unit

Garrison Lake fire, August 12. Photo BC Wildfire
Traffic on 5A has been backed up for kilometres since the province closed the Coquihalla Highway Sunday, Aug. 15 due to wildfire. Photo Andrea DeMeer

Coquihalla closures causes traffic congestion and anger in Princeton

The mayor of Princeton has spoke out about the lack of response from the province

Traffic on 5A has been backed up for kilometres since the province closed the Coquihalla Highway Sunday, Aug. 15 due to wildfire. Photo Andrea DeMeer
The Brook Creek fire, one of two burning near Merritt, started Saturday April 14. Photo Facebook/ Ryan Lodge

Entire city of Merritt under evacuation alert

City sits in proximity to two out of control wildfires

The Brook Creek fire, one of two burning near Merritt, started Saturday April 14. Photo Facebook/ Ryan Lodge
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Emergency services volunteers activate in Princeton for fire evacuees

Residents of Brookmere and Kennedy Lake directed to Riverside Centre on Old Hedley Road

Black Press file photo.