Aaron Hemens

Creston Valley Hospital addresses COVID-19 rumours regarding farms

‘Not one seasonal worker in Creston has tested positive for COVID-19,’ said Dr. Nerine Kleinhans

Creston ‘bunker’ receives a mural facelift thanks to local artist, Calgary painters

The marsh landscape mural was brought to life by Calgary’s Daniel J. Kirk and Lane Shordee, who sought to honour the area’s original terrain.

Creston Save-On-Foods prevented more than 100,00 kg of food from going to waste

Since May 2019, the grocery store has also helped to provide 127,196 meals to residents

310 vehicle crashes in Creston between 2015 and 2019

The intersection where 10th Avenue North, Canyon Street, Cook Street and Northwest Boulevard meet accounted for the most crashes

400 gardeners receive free seeds courtesy of Kootenay Food

A variety of seeds were delivered, which included carrots, beans, kale and peas

Creston just shy of breaking 17-year-old heat record for July 28

Temperatures reach heights of 35.1 C on Tuesday, which almost broke 2003’s same-day record of 36.6 C.

Creston virtual chat looks to de-stigmatize mental health

Moriah Edge-Partington and Jennifer Bohn are looking to raise awareness around mental health

Creston RCMP investigating after remains of missing Alberta man found

Lewis Pierce White’s remains were recovered in the Moyie River on July 27

Creston RCMP investigating after remains of missing Alberta man found

Lewis Pierce White’s remains were recovered in the Moyie River on July 27

Creston RCMP continue search for missing Alberta man

Lewis Pierce White was last seen on July 23 in Lethbridge, Alberta

Three Creston venues featured along the 2020 Basin Culture Tour

The free, self-guided exploration consists of 64 unique destinations throughout the Kootenay area

Creston Museum and Ktunaxa Nation Council partnering to create immersive exhibit

The “Standing Strong” exhibit will highlight the six bands of the Ktunaxa Nation

BC SPCA launches ‘No Hot Pet’ campaign to keep animals safe

The BC SPCA receives nearly 1,000 calls each year to rescue animals left inside hot vehicles

Temporary worker camp for cherry-pickers opens in Creston

The camp will provide accommodations for up to 50 workers for the duration of the harvest season.

New Creston art studio to showcase local artists

Creston Arts and Crafts Studio is home to original artwork produced by 18 local artists and artisans

Top local breweries to visit on the B.C. Ale Trail

Abbotsford, Victoria, Penticton, Kimberley and Port Alberni all topped the list

Residents using the Riondel Water System asked to conserve

Riondel water users to only water their lawns between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m., and 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Fitness centres in Castlegar, Creston and Nelson re-open at end of month

Drop-ins are prohibited and gym-goers are required to make a reservation up to five days in advance

Global Leadership Summit to be broadcasted at Creston church

The annual event will feature talks from 15 influential leaders from around the world