Princeton

The Princeton Town Hall is also the same building where the Princeton law courts are situated, which made the upcoming case of Thomas Muir a little complicated. (File photo)

Princeton man accused of allegedly harassing mayor now allowed to go to court

The town hall where the Mayor works is the same building as the courthouse

 

Rock slide on Colemont Road.

Coalmont Road closed by rock slide

Drive BC reports road is impassable

 

Average gas prices in the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen are higher than in the Central and North Okanagan, on average. (Photo: Tyler Harper)

Average gas prices in the South Okanagan-Similkameen higher than anywhere in the valley

The average price of regular fuel in communities across the RDOS is $1.53 a litre

Average gas prices in the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen are higher than in the Central and North Okanagan, on average. (Photo: Tyler Harper)
Highway 3 is now open. (DriveBC)

UPDATE: Highway 3 open following multiple car crashes

Highway 3 was closed for about an hour

Highway 3 is now open. (DriveBC)
Princeton firefighters battles fire inside home on Dec. 13. (Contributed)

Resident escapes fire that severely damages Princeton home

Flames were seen coming from the home at about 11:30 a.m. Dec. 13

Princeton firefighters battles fire inside home on Dec. 13. (Contributed)
Snowfall warning

Snowfall warning for Highway 3 between Princeton and Hope

Warnings also in effect for Coquihalla Highway and Okanagan Connector

Snowfall warning
Area under evacuation alert in Princeton. (Facebook)

Unstable slope prompts evacuation alert issued for 10 properties in Princeton

The properties are located along Jacobson Road and 175 Tulameen Avenue

Area under evacuation alert in Princeton. (Facebook)
RCMP is asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects involved in the use of stolen credit cards in Summerland. (Photo- Summerland RCMP)

RCMP looking for couple who used stolen credit cards in Summerland

Police say the credit cards were previously inside a vehicle that was stolen in Princeton

RCMP is asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects involved in the use of stolen credit cards in Summerland. (Photo- Summerland RCMP)
GSAR file photo October 2021.

Kelowna man killed in paragliding incident near Hedley

Nickel Plate Mountain is a popular spot for the extreme sport

GSAR file photo October 2021.
A semi-truck crashed into the Highway 3 barricade 41 kilometres west of Princeton on Saturday, Oct. 22. (Becka Melissa, Facebook)

Highway 3 reopens after semi-truck crashes through barricade west of Princeton

The incident closed the road for several hours this morning, according to DriveBC

A semi-truck crashed into the Highway 3 barricade 41 kilometres west of Princeton on Saturday, Oct. 22. (Becka Melissa, Facebook)
Environment Canada has warned road users to expect snowfall on the Coquihalla Highway, the Okanagan Connector, and Highway 3 (via Allison Pass) on Friday afternoon (Oct. 20). (Black Press Media)

Snow forecast along Coquihalla, other southern B.C. highways amid drought

Drivers warned of winter conditions despite ongoing drought

Environment Canada has warned road users to expect snowfall on the Coquihalla Highway, the Okanagan Connector, and Highway 3 (via Allison Pass) on Friday afternoon (Oct. 20). (Black Press Media)
Smoky skies captured in Kelowna Friday, Sept. 2, 2022. A smoky skies bulletin was issued for the Similkameen, including Princeton, on Oct. 8. (Ease and Flow Yoga/Facebook)

Similkameen hit with special air quality statement from Environment Canada

Parts of the area may be impacted by wildfire smoke over the next 24 to 48 hours

Smoky skies captured in Kelowna Friday, Sept. 2, 2022. A smoky skies bulletin was issued for the Similkameen, including Princeton, on Oct. 8. (Ease and Flow Yoga/Facebook)
There has been a 30 per cent increase in alcohol consumption since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo MCG

Princeton resident finds success eliminating cravings for alcohol with new approach

Participants do not require abstinence, and have the power to choose how much they want to consume

There has been a 30 per cent increase in alcohol consumption since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo MCG
The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

This Week in the OK: Top headlines from across the region

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

The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Northwest area of Heather Lake fire on Sept. 7. Photo BC Wildfire.
Northwest area of Heather Lake Fire. Photo BC Wildfire.

Heather Lake fire balloons to more than 10,000 hectares

Eastgate properties remain under evacuation alert as blaze grows on Canadian side of border

Northwest area of Heather Lake fire on Sept. 7. Photo BC Wildfire.
Northwest area of Heather Lake Fire. Photo BC Wildfire.
Heather Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire)

Heather Lake wildfire burning on both sides of border grows to 4,140 hectares

The Heather Lake fire was sparked by lightning on Aug. 21

Heather Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire)
Sep. 6 Heather Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire)

Heather Lake wildfire near Princeton grows to more than 3,900 hectares

Drivers may experience visiblity issues along Highway 3

Sep. 6 Heather Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire)
A Naramata home was destroyed by fire Monday, Sep. 6. (Photo Brennan Phillips/Penticton Western News)

Structure in Naramata destroyed by fire

The Penticton Fire Department was also called in to help with the blaze

A Naramata home was destroyed by fire Monday, Sep. 6. (Photo Brennan Phillips/Penticton Western News)
Max Bernier, leader of the People’s Party of Canada, spoke in Summerland on Aug. 18. The meeting was held at Summerland United Church. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

People’s Party leader makes stops in Okanagan

Max Bernier spoke to supporters in Summerland and Kelowna on Aug. 18

Max Bernier, leader of the People’s Party of Canada, spoke in Summerland on Aug. 18. The meeting was held at Summerland United Church. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)