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Askevold memoir finally gets into print

  • Creston updated Feb 21, 2017 at 10:56 AM

Creston high school teacher Sigurd Askevold died without having achieving his dream of publishing his war-time memoir.

The disintegration of society through language

  • Creston posted Feb 21, 2017 at 10:00 AM

The use of the apostrophe and other grammar issues in downtown Creston.

The 2017 Art Challenge Box Project

  • Creston posted Feb 21, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Alison Masters and Gary Deatherage conceived the Art Challenge Box Project as an artistic form of call and response.

Hydro challenge offers $50 reward

  • British Columbia updated Feb 20, 2017 at 3:16 PM
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BC Hydro encouraging residents to reduce their home’s electricity use by 10 per cent. If successful, customers can earn a $50 reward

Memoir more than 35 years in the making

  • Creston updated Feb 14, 2017 at 1:56 PM

Sigurd Askevold began writing his World War II memoir in the late 1970s

Still hard at work at Pridham Studio

  • Creston posted Feb 7, 2017 at 11:00 AM

It’s been a little over five years since Micah and Jeremiah Wassink took over Pridham Studio, and the two potters are still hard at work.

Community effort leads to new teepee for Family Day

  • Creston updated Feb 7, 2017 at 12:17 PM

“It takes a global village to raise a child,” is the motivation for a new teepee built for Monday’s Family Day events.

Not just a mish-mash of colours and drips

  • Creston posted Feb 7, 2017 at 10:00 AM

A look at the complicated nature of abstract expressionism.

Cadets from across the Kootenays gathered in Castlegar for a sports weekend

  • Castlegar BC, Trail BC, Nelson BC, Rossland BC posted Feb 3, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Sea, Army and Air Cadets gathered in Castlegar last week for a sports weekend.

Creston Valley gets feature role on TV show

  • Creston posted Jan 31, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Creston Valley agriculture gets a province-wide audience when Flavours of the West Coast airs an episode filmed here last summer on CHEK TV.

Former PCSS teacher leaves behind invaluable war-time remembrances

  • Creston posted Jan 31, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Advance publisher reviewed the long-awaited book written by a former Creston teacher, the late Sigurd Askevold.

Not just for women, but for all of humanity

  • Creston updated Jan 31, 2017 at 11:06 AM

Creston Psychologist Deanna Rumohr, on leave from School District 8 to pursue her doctorate in Philadelphia, discussed her experiences.

Tilia Botanicals can help you fight the winter blues

  • Creston posted Jan 24, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Focusing on the healing properties of herbs, Creston's Tilia Botanicals offers locally produced remedies and so much more.

That time I almost set fire to London Heathrow and then was kicked out for vagrancy

  • Creston posted Jan 24, 2017 at 10:00 AM

"While I like being there, I am terrible at getting there," says Advance columnist Chris Brauer

Full Plate puts year-long focus on food/art

  • Creston updated Jan 17, 2017 at 10:11 AM

Creston's Fields Forward sponsors project to bring together arts and agriculture.

Junior achievement comes to Creston for elementary students

  • Creston updated Jan 17, 2017 at 10:13 AM

Thanks to a local volunteer, Creston elementary school students are getting some insight on entrepreneurship and financial literacy.

Outdoor play, fun and nature connection

  • Creston posted Jan 17, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Creston moms Kristina Leidums and Zavallennahh Young will be offering outdoor play for families.

PCSS Photography class to silent auction their work

  • Creston posted Jan 10, 2017 at 10:00 AM

On Friday, January 20, PCSS Photography students will be selling their work through a silent auction in order to raise funds.

Pursuing an education from anywhere

  • Creston posted Jan 10, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Creston high school students are looking into several online options in and outside the district for their schooling.

Keeping New Year resolutions at the gym

  • Creston posted Jan 3, 2017 at 2:00 PM

The beginning of a new year is a time when many people uncap their pens and jot down a list of fitness or weight loss resolutions.

3 lessons I learned this year

  • Creston posted Dec 27, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Advance writer on life lessons learned over the past year.

Generosity toward Saskatchewan man astonishes resident

  • Creston updated Dec 28, 2016 at 4:28 PM

Zach Andrew Cook has desmoplastic small round cell tumor (DSRCT). His is one of only five DSRCT cases in Canada.

Program adds opportunities for home school students

  • Creston updated Dec 20, 2016 at 2:35 PM

A Creston home education teacher is introducing new opportunities to children in home schooling programs.

All the simple pleasures that come with the holiday season

  • Creston posted Dec 20, 2016 at 2:00 PM

The holiday season in Creston is about savouring the simple pleasures that lift our spirits and bring a smile.

Residents gather to say No to graffiti symbol

  • Creston posted Dec 20, 2016 at 2:00 PM

About 20 residents gathered to express their concern about the recent appearance of a spray-painted swastika symbol.