Princeton

(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)

Morning Start: Canada’s lakes

Your morning start for Monday, June 6

 

Tony Jacyna, the owner of Penticton-based company Jacoh Signs, passed away on May 3. (Photo: Kettle Valley Memorial)

Penticton business owner passes away after decades of serving the community

A celebration of life for Anthony Jacyna will be held at St. Ann’s Catholic Church on May 7

 

Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne with a bit of his Star Wars collection. (Contributed)

May the Fourth Be With You

Some surprising people are Star Wars fans

 

Dan Albas speaks in the House of Commons earlier this week.

MP Albas calls out Trudeau over lack of flood relief for Princeton

Dan Albas applauded by his colleagues for standing with town

Dan Albas speaks in the House of Commons earlier this week.
AIM Roads is asking drivers to be cautious of falling rocks on Highway 3 and 3A on Wednesday morning (Feb. 16). (Trevor Seibel photo)

Caution of falling rocks issued on Highway 3 and 3A near Keremeos and Princeton

AIM Roads issued the warning just before 8 a.m. Wednesday (Feb. 16)

AIM Roads is asking drivers to be cautious of falling rocks on Highway 3 and 3A on Wednesday morning (Feb. 16). (Trevor Seibel photo)
Highway 3 east between Hope and Manning Park was briefly closed on Jan. 12, 2022 due to high avalanche danger. (DriveBC)

UPDATE: Highway 3 reopened between Hope and Manning Park after reports of high avalanche risk

Closure was announced by Transportation Ministry just after noon Wednesday, rescinded at 1:53 p.m.

Highway 3 east between Hope and Manning Park was briefly closed on Jan. 12, 2022 due to high avalanche danger. (DriveBC)
(Black Press file photo)

Man calls 911 to report RCMP seized his vehicle, stranding him in Princeton

‘Mario Andretti was going from Edmonton to Vancouver’

(Black Press file photo)
200 turkey dinners were given away in Penticton and Princeton combined on Saturday (Dec. 18), courtesy of Ideal Energy and RPR Heating. (Peter Verge photo)

‘A magical day’: 200 turkey dinners given away in Penticton and Princeton

Ideal Energy and RPR Heating owner Leanne Diack called Saturday (Dec. 18) a day of appreciation

200 turkey dinners were given away in Penticton and Princeton combined on Saturday (Dec. 18), courtesy of Ideal Energy and RPR Heating. (Peter Verge photo)
Snow accumulations could be as much as 30 centimetres through Saturday on Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton. (file photo)

Heavy snowfall expected on Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton

A snowfall warning has also been issued for the Central and Eastern Fraser Valley

Snow accumulations could be as much as 30 centimetres through Saturday on Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton. (file photo)
The Scoop for the week of Dec. 10-17. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

The Scoop: News that made headlines this week

Josh Piercey recaps the top news items from around the Okanagan-Shuswap region

The Scoop for the week of Dec. 10-17. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Hayden recovering after surgery. (GoFundMe)

$6,000 raised in 1 day for Princeton girl attacked by dog

The girl was attacked in the face and had to be flown to BC Children’s Hospital

Hayden recovering after surgery. (GoFundMe)
Courtesy photo

Strong snow storm forecast for Highway 3

Allison Pass is expected to get between 15 and 20 cm of snow

Courtesy photo
Snowy streets of downtown Penticton. (Brennan Phillips/ Penticton Western News)

Okanagan-Shuswap could see up to 10 cm of snow

Environment Canada is calling for between 5 and 10 cm of snow for Monday

Snowy streets of downtown Penticton. (Brennan Phillips/ Penticton Western News)
Richard Cannings, MP for South Okanagan-West Kootenay, questions the federal government’s disaster-relief efforts in southern B.C. during question period Wednesday, Dec. 1. Photo: Facebook / Richard Cannings

MP Cannings calls for faster, proactive disaster response in southern B.C.

Cannings cites conversation with Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne in House of Commons speech

Richard Cannings, MP for South Okanagan-West Kootenay, questions the federal government’s disaster-relief efforts in southern B.C. during question period Wednesday, Dec. 1. Photo: Facebook / Richard Cannings
Public Safety Minister and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth, and Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne, toured flood areas Friday, Dec. 2. Photo Andrea DeMeer
Public Safety Minister and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth, and Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne, toured flood areas Friday, Dec. 2. Photo Andrea DeMeer
Fenchurch Avenue in Princeton after the flood of Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021. 300 homes damaged and new flood warning issues for this area as rivers rise from rain. (Andrea DeMeer file photo)

Penticton’s ESS team steps up for Princeton, donates $1,500

City’s Emeregency Services team wanted to recognize the efforts of Princeton’s ESS team

Fenchurch Avenue in Princeton after the flood of Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021. 300 homes damaged and new flood warning issues for this area as rivers rise from rain. (Andrea DeMeer file photo)
Rhonda Caron posted this photo to Facebook of the flooding in Princeton on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. Over 290 homes were evacuated in Princeton and the entire town of 7,000 residents of Merritt have been evacuated from flooding. (Facebook)

Flood watch remains for areas near Princeton

Additional rainfall expected Nov. 30 to Dec. 1

Rhonda Caron posted this photo to Facebook of the flooding in Princeton on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. Over 290 homes were evacuated in Princeton and the entire town of 7,000 residents of Merritt have been evacuated from flooding. (Facebook)
Hwy 3 at Frontage Rd on the west side of Princeton, looking south.

Another fatal crash on Highway 3 near Princeton

The highway is now open following Monday morning’s crash

Hwy 3 at Frontage Rd on the west side of Princeton, looking south.
Fenchurch Avenue in Princeton after the flood of Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021. A total of 300 homes were damaged and new flood warning have been issued for this area as rivers rise from rain. (Andrea DeMeer file photo)

Princeton on alert as river levels rise and could overflow their banks

Regional district issues flood watch advisory for Tulameen and Similkameen River

Fenchurch Avenue in Princeton after the flood of Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021. A total of 300 homes were damaged and new flood warning have been issued for this area as rivers rise from rain. (Andrea DeMeer file photo)
An evacuation order has been issued for some properties in Electoral Area H within the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen. (Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen image)
An evacuation order has been issued for some properties in Electoral Area H within the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen. (Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen image)