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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)
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 calls 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
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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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Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth, MLA Roly Russell and Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne tour dyke reinforcements Dec. 2, 2021. CP Photo

$11.9 million in provincial flood relief for Princeton

Clean water and temporary housing top the priority list

Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth, MLA Roly Russell and Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne tour dyke reinforcements Dec. 2, 2021. CP Photo
The Shepherd-Ridgeback cross, known as Red, received approximately 25 stitches at the veterinary clinic in Grand Forks. Photo Ian Orser

Grand Forks man saves dog by kicking attacking cougar in the head

The aging, emaciated cat was reportedly euthanized by conservation officers

The Shepherd-Ridgeback cross, known as Red, received approximately 25 stitches at the veterinary clinic in Grand Forks. Photo Ian Orser
Public Safety Minister and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth toured flooded areas in Princeton Dec. 2, 2021. File Photo Andrea DeMeer

Hopes are high in Princeton that government flood relief will start flowing

Mayor Spencer Coyne met with provincial and federal leadership earlier this week

Public Safety Minister and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth toured flooded areas in Princeton Dec. 2, 2021. File Photo Andrea DeMeer
Community heroes, including Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne, dropped the puck at the Rogers Arena, Saturday April 9. Photo Vancouver Canucks.

Princeton mayor recognized as a ‘Community Hero’ by Vancouver Canucks

Night on the town included ceremonial puck drop and great seats

Community heroes, including Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne, dropped the puck at the Rogers Arena, Saturday April 9. Photo Vancouver Canucks.
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A column: Four things you do when a woman hurts

Really Will Smith? REALLY?

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Anita Kleinschrot, Debbie Powell, Mandy Blais, Margot Galozo, and Marion Weisskopff make up the Princeton GSAR mounted team. Photo submitted

Princeton Ground Search and Rescue has the only mounted team in B.C.

Horses and one donkey, along with their riders, are highly trained

Anita Kleinschrot, Debbie Powell, Mandy Blais, Margot Galozo, and Marion Weisskopff make up the Princeton GSAR mounted team. Photo submitted