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Looking ahead while reflecting on the past

  • Creston posted Mar 28, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Michelle Mungall, the NDP MLA for Nelson-Creston and Opposition Critic for Social Development, will be seeking her third term.

Creston Quilters’ Guild’s A Basket Full of Quilts

  • Creston posted Mar 21, 2017 at 12:00 PM

The Creston Valley Quilters’ Guild is preparing for their biennial quilt show – called A Basket Full of Quilts.

Farmers’ Market honoured

  • Creston posted Mar 21, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Creston's local market was named medium-sized Farmers’ Market of the Year and Jen Comer came away as Market Manager of the Year.

Mud and muck, as winter turns to spring

  • Creston posted Mar 21, 2017 at 11:00 AM

The mud and muck and hungry horses reminded me of my adventures in western Ireland.

Footlighters presents And Then There Were None

  • Creston posted Mar 14, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Creston’s Footlighters Theatre Society is bringing Agatha Christie's story to the stage, but with a modern twist.

When bitterness becomes us

  • Creston posted Mar 7, 2017 at 12:00 PM

Letting go is difficult, and this year the heavy grey skies of our long winter haven’t helped.

Second annual Creston Weekend Fiddle Workshop

  • Creston posted Mar 7, 2017 at 12:00 PM

Registration is now open for the second annual Creston Weekend Fiddle Workshop in May.

Fraser Institute ranks British Columbia schools in annual report card

  • Creston posted Feb 28, 2017 at 11:00 AM

The Fraser Institute compares schools across BC using the scores from standardized tests.

Local Rod & Gun Club proves it’s ‘got game’

  • Creston posted Feb 28, 2017 at 11:00 AM

“Bigger and better than ever,” is how Creston Valley Rod & Gun Club president Traven Huscroft described the club’s recent dinner/ auction.

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.