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
The Guersters placed more than 1,000 sandbags around their creekside home in Princeton.

A new low: thief steals sandbags from B.C. home threatened by flood

The owners of a Princteon home spent days building barricade

The Guersters placed more than 1,000 sandbags around their creekside home in Princeton.
B.C. couple survives wildfire but home now threatened by mudslide

B.C. couple survives wildfire but home now threatened by mudslide

Princeton couple’s home 40 feet from mudslide that took out three out-buildings

B.C. couple survives wildfire but home now threatened by mudslide
Video: RCMP investigation gets a deer little photobomb

Video: RCMP investigation gets a deer little photobomb

Princeton RCMP were conducting a drug investigation in Princeton which a deer strolled through

Video: RCMP investigation gets a deer little photobomb
B.C. court relies on Facebook to track down missing defendant

B.C. court relies on Facebook to track down missing defendant

A court in Princeton, B.C. relied on Facebook to track down a B.C. missing his court date

B.C. court relies on Facebook to track down missing defendant
Have you seen these red carriage wheels? If so, call RCMP at 250-295-6911.

Thief rolls away with two pieces of B.C. town’s heritage

The red carriage wheels were chained to a railing of the Princeton and District Museum before they were stolen

Have you seen these red carriage wheels? If so, call RCMP at 250-295-6911.
Photo credit Bob Marsh                                The community was shaken in February when the Princeton Posse’s team bus slid off the road and down an embankment on the way home from a game, resulting in injuries.

Humboldt crash hits home after B.C. hockey team’s close call

Humboldt “really could have been anybody” said the Princeton Posse’s coach

Photo credit Bob Marsh                                The community was shaken in February when the Princeton Posse’s team bus slid off the road and down an embankment on the way home from a game, resulting in injuries.
50-million-year-old fossil found in B.C. town makes history

50-million-year-old fossil found in B.C. town makes history

Paleontologist Dr. Bruce Archibald says Princeton, B.C. is becoming famous for giving up rare fossils

50-million-year-old fossil found in B.C. town makes history
According to Princeton Secondary School Principal Patrick Kaiser, bullies have evolved to become psychological and social tormentors. Stock photo.

RCMP, teachers take action after spike in bullying at B.C. high school

RCMP and school safety experts have been called into Princeton Secondary School

According to Princeton Secondary School Principal Patrick Kaiser, bullies have evolved to become psychological and social tormentors. Stock photo.
Andrea DeMeer                                Trucks and cars are lined up on Highway 3 West tonight outside of Princeton.

UPDATE: Coquihalla and Highway 3 both open following late-night crashes

No word on when the Hope-Princeton might reopen

Andrea DeMeer                                Trucks and cars are lined up on Highway 3 West tonight outside of Princeton.
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B.C. man brings dog to court as ‘best witness’

Man is defending himself on charges of uttering threats, possessing weapon for dangerous purposes

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Felon arrested in hallway of rural B.C. courthouse

Felon arrested in hallway of rural B.C. courthouse

RCMP act quickly after search

Felon arrested in hallway of rural B.C. courthouse
Andrea DeMeer                                When fire swept through his property last July, George Laska was able to save part of this sign from the Laska Flooring showroom. It hangs today on the family’s woodshed as a reminder of what was lost, and what is being rebuilt.

This B.C. family is still fighting the 2017 wildfire

“I couldn’t run away and leave everything again”

Andrea DeMeer                                When fire swept through his property last July, George Laska was able to save part of this sign from the Laska Flooring showroom. It hangs today on the family’s woodshed as a reminder of what was lost, and what is being rebuilt.
Opinion: Seriously Kim? We have the right to bare arms

Opinion: Seriously Kim? We have the right to bare arms

A Princeton reporter reacts after a former Canadian prime minister says women should cover up on TV

Opinion: Seriously Kim? We have the right to bare arms