Andrea DeMeer

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)
Two research facilities are being constructed in Princeton’s industrial park. (Optimi Health photo)

Princeton set to grow ‘magic’ mushrooms

Research and development will take place at B.C. Green Pharmaceuticals

Two research facilities are being constructed in Princeton’s industrial park. (Optimi Health photo)
Walter Gretzky, waving to fans at a Toronto Maple Leafs game on Jan. 17, 2017. (Nathan Denette/CP photo)

There were two Walter Gretzkys – both great ones

Canada’s iconic hockey dad made our country a better place

Walter Gretzky, waving to fans at a Toronto Maple Leafs game on Jan. 17, 2017. (Nathan Denette/CP photo)
The Princeton Traditional Music Festival, normally held in August, was denied a grant due to COVID. (File photo)

COVID makes some of the 2021 grant decisions for Princeton council

Municipality doles out funds while striving to meet policy

The Princeton Traditional Music Festival, normally held in August, was denied a grant due to COVID. (File photo)
The gateways to the town’s core, erected in 2019, are designed to draw visitors off Highway 3. File photo
The gateways to the town’s core, erected in 2019, are designed to draw visitors off Highway 3. File photo
Riverside Centre includes a theatre hosting local plays, visiting musicians and dance troupes. It is also used for community events such as public meetings and fundraisers. Photo Town of Princeton

Future of Princeton’s Riverside Centre seen at risk following school district move

I’d be lying to say I wasn’t concerned, says mayor

Riverside Centre includes a theatre hosting local plays, visiting musicians and dance troupes. It is also used for community events such as public meetings and fundraisers. Photo Town of Princeton
The restart of the program means seniors can receive affordable meals delivered five days a week Photo by Scott Suchman for The Washington Post.

Princeton Meals on Wheels one year trial will cost $92k

Program restarts, and volunteer drivers are needed

The restart of the program means seniors can receive affordable meals delivered five days a week Photo by Scott Suchman for The Washington Post.
The images are of Bald Eagles feeding.

Photos: Birds of prey

Princeton photographer captures compelling photos of a Bald Eagle breakfast

The images are of Bald Eagles feeding.
A town was constructed on the side of a mountain top in Hedley to extract 7.1 tonnes of gold. (Mascotmine.com photo)

Hedley’s Mascot Mine gets $800,000 lift from COVID relief program

Grant will enable the historic mine to open again for tourists

A town was constructed on the side of a mountain top in Hedley to extract 7.1 tonnes of gold. (Mascotmine.com photo)
Image BC Coroner Services.

While B.C. overdose deaths soar, Princeton made a recovery in 2020

Between 2018 and 2020, eight Princeton residents died of suspected overdose.

Image BC Coroner Services.
Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller, before she knew she would change literature. Photo Wikipedia

And Then There Were None

What book knocked your booties off when you were young?

Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller, before she knew she would change literature. Photo Wikipedia
The missing camper heard a GSAR helicopter, and ran from his tree well waving his arms. File photo

Man trapped on Manning mountain did nearly everything right to survive

The winter experienced camper was overwhelmed by snow conditions

The missing camper heard a GSAR helicopter, and ran from his tree well waving his arms. File photo