Princeton

Rock slide on Colemont Road.

Coalmont Road closed by rock slide

Drive BC reports road is impassable

 

Highway 3 is now open. (DriveBC)

UPDATE: Highway 3 open following multiple car crashes

Highway 3 was closed for about an hour

 

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)
Highway 3, 3A and Highway 97 and 3A as seen here Monday morning are in poor driving condition. (DriveBC)

Similkameen school has no heat, phones, internet, Cawston school closed

SESS is asking for students to get picked up

Highway 3, 3A and Highway 97 and 3A as seen here Monday morning are in poor driving condition. (DriveBC)
GSAR file photo October 2021.
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.
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)
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)

Naramata home 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)
(Photo- Pacific Economic Development Canada)

Princeton gets $750k in funding to revitalize downtown core

Federal government commits investment to town’s tourism sector

(Photo- Pacific Economic Development Canada)
A camper, green bin, mobile home and household debris floating in the Tulameen River following the November 2021 floods. (BC Government photo)

Crews resume debris removal along Tulameen River following flood threats

Evacuation alerts for potential flooding were rescinded by the RDOS last month

A camper, green bin, mobile home and household debris floating in the Tulameen River following the November 2021 floods. (BC Government photo)