Local News

B.C. highway sees snow in summer

Weeks of hot and dry weather ended by a hailstorm in Little Fort

Shambhala Music Festival cancels Sunday night lineup

More than 17,000 festival goers have been at the music festival since Friday.

UPDATED: Evacuation order issued for Nelway, alert issued for Shambhala Festival

The McCormick Creek wildfire has jumped the Salmo River and is moving east

  • Aug 12th, 2017

Library to screen Indigenous Cinema

Indigenous Cinema on Tour is a cross-country screening series showcasing groundbreaking films

  • Aug 12th, 2017

Evacuation Order issued for two McCormick Creek homes

The Evacuation Alert issued on Monday has been expanded to two more properties

  • Aug 11th, 2017

Bluegrass and more at Millennium Park

Creston Concert Society is pleased to present another special summer concert

  • Aug 10th, 2017
Abbotsford International Air Show Wrap-up


    Witness recounts ‘Deadpool 2’ crash which killed stunt driver


      Taking flight at the Abbotsford Airshow


        Early morning Surrey fire destroys RV


          Music that can induce tears in a writer

          This summer I read the award-winning book Grace Notes by Bernard MacLaverty.

          • Aug 10th, 2017

          Data needed to tackle bee decline issues

          In response to global concerns about declines in pollinator biodiversity, Friends of the Earth is launching its second “Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count” and offering downloadable “Census Cards” to help identify the bees.

          • Aug 9th, 2017

          Adam Winn to perform concert with singer Emma Kade and other special guest star musicians

          Creston born and raised Adam Winn lives a busy but balanced life, working as a firefighter in Fort St. John AB, raising a family with his wife, Tammy, and still finding time to write songs and perform.

          • Aug 9th, 2017

          Prominent hunter fined $3,000 for illegal elk kill in Kootenays

          Derek Sward was heavily involved with the hunting community in the South Okanagan and Similkameen

          Home Stay Hosts Needed

          “Canada was built on immigration,” says Jo-Anne Schultz.

          • Aug 9th, 2017

          NDP eliminate tuition for adult education, will end interest on student loans

          Government says this will open door for tens of thousands of people to upgrade their skills and save money.

          RCMP confirm body that of missing teacher

          Police, search and rescue technicians recover body of missing Crawford Bay man.

          Michelle Mungall appointed Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources

          “It’s a huge honour,” said Mungall.

          • Jul 27th, 2017

          Creston police issuing fire ban tickets

          Creston police had another week of dealing with people who lit fires in spite of the ban.

          • Jul 26th, 2017

          VIDEO: Entangled sea lion rescued near Tofino

          An adult female Steller sea lion was facing a potentially painful and slow death on Cleland Island.

          Premier John Horgan, NDP cabinet get down to work

          NDP’s 22-member cabinet includes minister of mental health

          Co-ordinated response to Iron Range incident averts wildfire threat

          Quick response to a vehicle fire in the Iron Range north of Creston averted a wildfire danger.

          • Jul 18th, 2017

          Zero tolerance for open fires and lit cigarettes thrown out car windows

          Creston RCMP have been vigilant in going after open fire burners and drivers tossing out cigarettes.

          • Jul 18th, 2017

          Discounted hotel rooms for wildfire evacuees

          Coast Hotels offering support to help ease the burden on evacuees