Andrea DeMeer

Violent crime in Princeton is down, so far, in 2022. (File photo)

Violent crime drops again in Princeton in 2022

Police tackle the problem by targeting drug trafficking

Violent crime in Princeton is down, so far, in 2022. (File photo)
Eighteen properties were placed on alert Friday, June 3. Image RDOS
Streams and the Tulameen River are rising, prompting the evacuation alert from the district. Photo Facebook

Tulameen properties put under evacuation alert by regional district

Residents urged to make preparations for a potential evacuation

Eighteen properties were placed on alert Friday, June 3. Image RDOS
Streams and the Tulameen River are rising, prompting the evacuation alert from the district. Photo Facebook
Left to right are Luc, Levi, Woolly Mammoth’s Legacy, Aimee, and Quinn. Photo contributed

Princeton area ranch breeds some of the world’s most special horses

Gypsy Cobs are well known in the United Kingdom but rare in North America

Left to right are Luc, Levi, Woolly Mammoth’s Legacy, Aimee, and Quinn. Photo contributed
The money raised was handed over Thursday, June 2 at the Princeton Legion. Left to right are Susan Herczku from the Baptist Church, George Bremner, Legion executive, Karen Wittich, Legion office administrator, Damon Bremne, second vice president and entertainment chair for the Legion, Pastor Kyle Nichols, Baptist Curch, Terri Bremner, entertainment coordinator for the event, and Dave Lorimer Legion President. Photo Andrea DeMeer

Musicians raise $104K for Princeton flood relief at 12-hour Legion event

Money donated to Princeton Baptist Church will go directly to victims

The money raised was handed over Thursday, June 2 at the Princeton Legion. Left to right are Susan Herczku from the Baptist Church, George Bremner, Legion executive, Karen Wittich, Legion office administrator, Damon Bremne, second vice president and entertainment chair for the Legion, Pastor Kyle Nichols, Baptist Curch, Terri Bremner, entertainment coordinator for the event, and Dave Lorimer Legion President. Photo Andrea DeMeer
Todd Henderson, a top researcher at Optimi Health, explains the properties of functional mushrooms. (Andrea DeMeer photo)

Canada’s largest magic mushroom plant opens in Princeton

Optimi Health wants to introduce psychedelics to mental health care

Todd Henderson, a top researcher at Optimi Health, explains the properties of functional mushrooms. (Andrea DeMeer photo)
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Witnesses to Highway 3 crash near Manning Park asked to come forward

Someone picked up a seriously injured motorcycle rider and police need more information

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In this Aug. 3, 2007, file photo, psilocybin mushrooms are seen in a grow room at the Procare farm in Hazerswoude, central Netherlands. Oregon’s attorney general has approved language for a ballot measure to make psychedelic mushrooms legal. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)

Princeton ‘magic mushroom’ facility holds open house

Community invited for free BBQ and tour

In this Aug. 3, 2007, file photo, psilocybin mushrooms are seen in a grow room at the Procare farm in Hazerswoude, central Netherlands. Oregon’s attorney general has approved language for a ballot measure to make psychedelic mushrooms legal. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
Councillors, staff and family gathered at town hall for the announcement Saturday, May 7. Photo contributed

Princeton’s hopes of Hockeyville glory dashed as prize goes to Sydney, Nova Scotia

Flooded town needed dollars to replace arena roof

Councillors, staff and family gathered at town hall for the announcement Saturday, May 7. Photo contributed
The town is home of Kootenay International Junior Hockey League team The Princeton Posse, enjoys a robust minor hockey program and many recreational hockey leagues and events. Spotlight File Photo

Voting for Kraft Hockeyville champ begins Friday May 6 at 6 a.m Pacific Time

Flood ravaged town hopes for $250,000 and an NHL hockey game

The town is home of Kootenay International Junior Hockey League team The Princeton Posse, enjoys a robust minor hockey program and many recreational hockey leagues and events. Spotlight File Photo
Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne with a bit of his Star Wars collection. (Contributed)

May the Fourth Be With You

Some surprising people are Star Wars fans

Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne with a bit of his Star Wars collection. (Contributed)
During a May 18 traffic stop, Salmon Arm RCMP arrested a 25-year-old woman in connection to an abduction file out of Alberta. (File photo)

Police make arrest in Grand Forks bank robbery

Police have made an arrest in connection with the robbery at Grand…

During a May 18 traffic stop, Salmon Arm RCMP arrested a 25-year-old woman in connection to an abduction file out of Alberta. (File photo)
Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne meets with Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth. Photo Andrea DeMeer

Princeton gets millions of dollars in tax relief, following provincial announcement

Changes to Disaster Financial Assistance program are a game changer

Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne meets with Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth. Photo Andrea DeMeer
A black bear was put down in Princeton last week after being struck by a vehicle. (File photo)

Bear cub with broken back euthanized in Princeton

RCMP warn drivers to watch for wildlife on the roads

A black bear was put down in Princeton last week after being struck by a vehicle. (File photo)
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Princeton RCMP investigate ingrown hair

Police sergeant says it was a very unusual file

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A team of Under 13 budding hockey stars from Princeton topped a record season March 20, 2022, when they won the district championships in Revelstoke, taking the final game against Clearwater 7-3. The district title is the highest achievement available for this age group in the province, and the Minor Posse bested five other teams who had all earlier won their league playoffs. Photo submitted

Princeton B.C. is one of four finalists in national Kraft Hockeyville contest

Winning community receives $250,000 and the thrill of hosting an NHL game

A team of Under 13 budding hockey stars from Princeton topped a record season March 20, 2022, when they won the district championships in Revelstoke, taking the final game against Clearwater 7-3. The district title is the highest achievement available for this age group in the province, and the Minor Posse bested five other teams who had all earlier won their league playoffs. Photo submitted
A team of Under 13 budding hockey stars from Princeton topped a record season March 20, 2022, when they won the district championships in Revelstoke, taking the final game against Clearwater 7-3. The district title is the highest achievement available for this age group in the province, and the Minor Posse bested five other teams who had all earlier won their league playoffs. Photo submitted

Princeton B.C. is one of four finalists in national Kraft Hockeyville contest

Winning community receives $250,000 and the thrill of hosting an NHL game

A team of Under 13 budding hockey stars from Princeton topped a record season March 20, 2022, when they won the district championships in Revelstoke, taking the final game against Clearwater 7-3. The district title is the highest achievement available for this age group in the province, and the Minor Posse bested five other teams who had all earlier won their league playoffs. Photo submitted
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Girls badly burned when gasoline poured on fire at B.C. bush party

Two of the victims face lengthy stays at B.C.’s Children’s Hospital

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Town crews worked to build temporary dikes, in anticipation of a second flood. File photo Andrea DeMeer

It would have cost $30 million to prevent the Princeton flood

Engineer’s report was too little, too late, but mayor says there are reasons for optimism

Town crews worked to build temporary dikes, in anticipation of a second flood. File photo Andrea DeMeer
Town crews worked to build temporary dikes, in anticipation of a second flood. File photo Andrea DeMeer

It would have cost $30 million to prevent the Princeton flood

Engineer’s report was too little, too late, but mayor says there are reasons for optimism

Town crews worked to build temporary dikes, in anticipation of a second flood. File photo Andrea DeMeer
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Judge declines to view picture of Princeton man’s hernia

Jessie Williams will be sentenced this week on numerous counts

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