Andrea DeMeer

The transport moved some of the bridge’s supports, and repairs are expected to cost $20,000. Photo Bob Marsh

Racism runs wild online after truck driver damages B.C. bridge

Princeton residents deal with fallout from racists rants posted to local Facebook group

The transport moved some of the bridge’s supports, and repairs are expected to cost $20,000. Photo Bob Marsh
Witnesses at the scene observed a man sitting in the car shortly before it burst into flames. Photo Credit Andrea DeMeer

Small town firefighters rise above stress at grisly scene

“We were not informed there was a body there. We were informed there was a grass fire.”

Witnesses at the scene observed a man sitting in the car shortly before it burst into flames. Photo Credit Andrea DeMeer
Joe the cat. Photo: Facebook

DeMeer: Cats and dogs are reigning – and it’s wrong

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

Joe the cat. Photo: Facebook
$21.5 million medical pot plant to be built in B.C.

$21.5 million medical pot plant to be built in B.C.

The facility is to be built in Princeton

$21.5 million medical pot plant to be built in B.C.
Heroes in the sky - fighting BC wildfires from the air

Heroes in the sky – fighting BC wildfires from the air

With all those helicopters in the air at once, and no radio control tower equipped with radar to track them, communication becomes key in keeping pilots safe.

Heroes in the sky - fighting BC wildfires from the air
Manning Park full when fire breaks out over long weekend

Manning Park full when fire breaks out over long weekend

Blaze may have been human caused

Manning Park full when fire breaks out over long weekend
Scales of justice

B.C. judge loses robes, and two left shoes

“Some people will steal anything,” says a Princeton judge

Scales of justice
Car calls 911 on possible impaired B.C. driver

Car calls 911 on possible impaired B.C. driver

A luxury car automatically calls Princeton police to scene of crash involving alcohol

Car calls 911 on possible impaired B.C. driver
BC mental health clubhouse - paired with shooting range - shuts down in less than a week

BC mental health clubhouse – paired with shooting range – shuts down in less than a week

Health authority does about-face after unrelated $628k fine from WorkSafeBC

BC mental health clubhouse - paired with shooting range - shuts down in less than a week
2 fatalities and 1 serious injury mar vacation season in B.C. resort town

2 fatalities and 1 serious injury mar vacation season in B.C. resort town

Man airlifted after dirt bike crash near home of the “weekend warriors”

2 fatalities and 1 serious injury mar vacation season in B.C. resort town
B.C. librarian surprised by superstar seat mate

B.C. librarian surprised by superstar seat mate

Climbing a stairway to a British Airways passenger jet

B.C. librarian surprised by superstar seat mate
B.C. man killed when dirt bike crashes head on with truck

B.C. man killed when dirt bike crashes head on with truck

Accident is the second long weekend fatality in town known for its “weekend warriors”

B.C. man killed when dirt bike crashes head on with truck
Jett Larsen earned his high school diploma a year early, while managing to pull off top grades.                                Photo Credit Andrea DeMeer

Top small-town B.C. grad headed to university at 16 years old

“If your dreams don’t scare you, they are not big enough.”

Jett Larsen earned his high school diploma a year early, while managing to pull off top grades.                                Photo Credit Andrea DeMeer
Reports of explosion in Okanagan turn out to be squirrel vs. power line

Reports of explosion in Okanagan turn out to be squirrel vs. power line

The noise was described as ‘similar to a shotgun blast’ that shook the Earth

Reports of explosion in Okanagan turn out to be squirrel vs. power line
Firefighters worked throughout the night to contain and then extinguish the fire. Photo credit Margaret Fraser

B.C. woman burned in house fire while trying to rescue cats

A Princeton area home was completely destroyed in nighttime blaze

Firefighters worked throughout the night to contain and then extinguish the fire. Photo credit Margaret Fraser
Every parent fears the late night knock of a cop

Every parent fears the late night knock of a cop

The RCMP doesn’t drive to your house at 1:30 a.m. and take off its hat to tell you you’ve won the 6/49

Every parent fears the late night knock of a cop
B.C. resort town invaded by ‘lawless weekend warriors’

B.C. resort town invaded by ‘lawless weekend warriors’

The popular resort town on Tulameen is struggling on how to deal with lawbreakers

B.C. resort town invaded by ‘lawless weekend warriors’
Students from Princeton Secondary School removed their bras for classes Thursday to protest disciplinary action taken over students showing bra straps. - Andrea DeMeer

COLUMN: Women’s breasts really aren’t that big a deal

A follow on some Princeton, B.C., students gained considerable exposure when they dropped their bras

Students from Princeton Secondary School removed their bras for classes Thursday to protest disciplinary action taken over students showing bra straps. - Andrea DeMeer
B.C. high school girls go braless to protest dress code

B.C. high school girls go braless to protest dress code

A group of Princeton, B.C. students went braless in protest after being directed to cover up bra straps

B.C. high school girls go braless to protest dress code
B.C. town proposes homes with a place to park your plane

B.C. town proposes homes with a place to park your plane

Residential development at the Princeton. B.C. airport could put town on the aviation map

B.C. town proposes homes with a place to park your plane