Andrea DeMeer

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Compost boss gets hate mail over piles of dead pigs near Princeton

‘I’m not responsible for the pigs’ deaths. I’m responsible for the clean up’

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Councillor Everett Baker, 62, ran for mayor in 2018. Photo submitted.

Councillor, funeral director, announces bid for mayor’s seat

Social housing, new homes and infrastructure are priorities

Councillor Everett Baker, 62, ran for mayor in 2018. Photo submitted.
Jameson Flint beats the Beaver Valley goaltender in the second period. Photo submitted

Bruins own Beaver Valley, but take another punishment from Nelson

Local squad meets Nelson again at home this weekend

Jameson Flint beats the Beaver Valley goaltender in the second period. Photo submitted
Happy with their cheque are John LePage, Duane Gonvick, Carol Montgomery, Wendy Emerson, Grant Hill, Ian Taylor and Wayne Chadwick. The members represent represent the elected design committee of the Grand Forks Seniors Society. Photo submitted

Grand Forks Rotary Club donates $5k for Seniors’ Society kitchen

The monies come Rotary’s Bingo fund

Happy with their cheque are John LePage, Duane Gonvick, Carol Montgomery, Wendy Emerson, Grant Hill, Ian Taylor and Wayne Chadwick. The members represent represent the elected design committee of the Grand Forks Seniors Society. Photo submitted
Grand Forks’ new fire chief is Jim Runciman. Photo submitted

New fire chief comes out of retirement for Grand Forks

Jim Runciman, 56, has spent his life in firefighting

Grand Forks’ new fire chief is Jim Runciman. Photo submitted
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Princeton woman, 70, pursues purse snatcher through grocery store

Chilliwack man detained by civilians until police arrive

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One of the projects costing Princeton is the drilling of new water lines under the Tulameen River. In the photo above, Mayor Spencer Coyne displays the municipality’s ingenuity in using a series of fire hoses to carry water to the north side of town, before the province approved a more permanent solution.

Princeton residents could face a 70% tax increase in 2022, due to flood bills

The municipality owes $2 million, and is asking for help from the federal government

One of the projects costing Princeton is the drilling of new water lines under the Tulameen River. In the photo above, Mayor Spencer Coyne displays the municipality’s ingenuity in using a series of fire hoses to carry water to the north side of town, before the province approved a more permanent solution.
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Man calls 911 to report RCMP seized his vehicle, stranding him in Princeton

‘Mario Andretti was going from Edmonton to Vancouver’

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Public Safety Minister and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth, and Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne, toured flood areas Friday, Dec. 2. Photo Andrea DeMeer

‘It’s just unbelievable’: Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth tours Princeton flood

‘I don’t think there are words to describe it’

Public Safety Minister and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth, and Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne, toured flood areas Friday, Dec. 2. Photo Andrea DeMeer
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Vancouver Canucks donate $250,000 to Princeton flood victims

Weyerhaeuser contributes $100k to fund

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The collision occurred at about 6 a.m. Friday, Nov. 26. (Paul Anthony - Twitter)

Three die in fiery truck collision on Highway 3 near Princeton

Icy roads may have contributed to the crash, says BC Highway Patrol

The collision occurred at about 6 a.m. Friday, Nov. 26. (Paul Anthony - Twitter)
Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne, standing alongside what he calls ‘old-time Princeton farmer ingenuity.’ Photo Andrea DeMeer

Princeton’s water system hanging – literally – by a fire hose

Municipality is desperate for the province to release funds for emergency repair work

Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne, standing alongside what he calls ‘old-time Princeton farmer ingenuity.’ Photo Andrea DeMeer
It is estimated Highway 3 will reopen at about 3 p.m. Photo submitted

Highway 3 closed in both directions near Grand Forks

Accident occurs on snow covered pavement

It is estimated Highway 3 will reopen at about 3 p.m. Photo submitted
Mud and silt from severe flooding three days ago has infiltrated the town’s sewer system. Spotlight file photo

New evacuation alerts issued for Princeton, as sewer system threatens to collapse

The town is also without drinkable water and natural gas, leaving a majority of homes without heat

Mud and silt from severe flooding three days ago has infiltrated the town’s sewer system. Spotlight file photo
Ronda Caron took this photo of the flood in Princeton. (Facebook)

Man rescued after being swept away in Princeton flood waters; caution urged near river banks

Waters continue to rise in Princeton from the Tulameen River

Ronda Caron took this photo of the flood in Princeton. (Facebook)
Cars remain underwater on Fenchurch Avenue in Princeton. Photo Andrea DeMeer.

‘You will drown’: Princeton RCMP warn against driving through flood water

‘Human life is the most important thing’

Cars remain underwater on Fenchurch Avenue in Princeton. Photo Andrea DeMeer.
Rhonda Caron posted the following photos to Princeton BC & Area Issues Facebook page of the current flooding situation.

VIDEO: 290 homes in Princeton under evacuation as flooding causes chaos

Tulameen River breaches dykes, leaving much of the town under water

Rhonda Caron posted the following photos to Princeton BC & Area Issues Facebook page of the current flooding situation.
Sent to Andrea DeMeer, Oct. 14, seven days after the romance began and four hours after the gift cards were promised but not sent. Scammer then blocked on Messenger.

LOVE HURTS: Black Press Media journalist goes inside a romance scam

Run by organized crime, these traps can be financially devastating and even fatal

Sent to Andrea DeMeer, Oct. 14, seven days after the romance began and four hours after the gift cards were promised but not sent. Scammer then blocked on Messenger.
Someone skipped breakfast in Princeton Monday, Sept. 13. MCG photo

Princeton man calls 911 after customer refused breakfast at restaurant for no vaccine passport

Complainant told police country is ‘falling apart’

Someone skipped breakfast in Princeton Monday, Sept. 13. MCG photo
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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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