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Columnist Margaret Miller is a longtime Creston Valley resident. (File photo)

Valley Views: Water Worries

‘There are many in our world without an adequate supply of year-round freshwater.’

Columnist Margaret Miller is a longtime Creston Valley resident. (File photo)
Jason Meidl is the funeral director at Creston Valley Funeral Services.

Ask Your Funeral Director: What happens to bones during cremation?

‘During cremation, the body is exposed to extremely high temperatures.’

Jason Meidl is the funeral director at Creston Valley Funeral Services.
Acupuncture can help treat stress. (Pixabay)

Natural Health Approach: Relaxing From Stress

By Paul Gaucher Having mild stress in our lives is beneficial towards…

Acupuncture can help treat stress. (Pixabay)
Freida Whales reading at Drag Story Time on Jan. 28, 2023 (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Lit: Love Wins at Libraries

‘In Creston, we are committed to making sure that members of the LGBTQ+ community and their families feel welcome, supported, and safe in our library space.’

Freida Whales reading at Drag Story Time on Jan. 28, 2023 (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Councillor Keith Baldwin. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Councillor Keith Baldwin. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Come on a film journey in the outdoors with us on Feb. 4. (Photo courtesy of Wildsight Creston)
Come on a film journey in the outdoors with us on Feb. 4. (Photo courtesy of Wildsight Creston)
The Regional District of Central Kootenay announced old recreation punch passes will be expiring next year. File photo

Old RDCK recreation punch passes to expire in 2024

Credits and refunds available until March 13, 2023

The Regional District of Central Kootenay announced old recreation punch passes will be expiring next year. File photo
A white sturgeon is seen in B.C. waters after being captured during sampling by the Fraser River Sturgeon Conservation Society in an undated handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Fraser River Sturgeon Conservation Society

ECOLOGICAL COMMENT: Where have the white sturgeon gone?

A column by Selkirk College Recreation, Fish and Wildlife students

A white sturgeon is seen in B.C. waters after being captured during sampling by the Fraser River Sturgeon Conservation Society in an undated handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Fraser River Sturgeon Conservation Society
Any family with a child five years old before Dec. 31, 2023 is invited to register that child for kindergarten. Photo: Submitted

Registrations now open for 2023-24 kindergarten in SD8

Families are asked to register at their local catchment school by March 31

Any family with a child five years old before Dec. 31, 2023 is invited to register that child for kindergarten. Photo: Submitted
Creston Concert Society starts a new season with Wind in the Barley. (Pixabay)

Creston Concert Society starts new season with Wheat in the Barley

The show will be this Saturday at Kootenay River Auditorium

Creston Concert Society starts a new season with Wind in the Barley. (Pixabay)
Creston RCMP Report. (Black Press Media stock photo)

Creston RCMP Report: Man arrested for assault after break-up

Ryan Schubert was arrested and charged on Jan. 10

Creston RCMP Report. (Black Press Media stock photo)
Letters to the editor. (File photo)

LETTER: The benefits of living in a tight-knit community

A Creston Valley resident expresses gratitude to a helpful neighbour

Letters to the editor. (File photo)
“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.

Think on These Things: Lift Up Jesus and Walk with Him

By Ian Cotton, retired Seventh-day Adventist Pastor I have contributed articles to…

“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.
Columnist Margaret Miller is a longtime Creston Valley resident. File photo

Valley Views: Why all the fuss?

‘Not everyone is enthusiastic about the celebration of a new year.’

Columnist Margaret Miller is a longtime Creston Valley resident. File photo

Kootenay Hypopressive: Women’s healthy aging

Carmen Ditzler can help women navigate body changes as they age

Columnist Ed McMackin. (Submitted)

Out There: The tales of two lizards

By Ed McMackin, biologist by profession and naturalist by nature We don’t…

Columnist Ed McMackin. (Submitted)
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Saara Itkonen has been the chief librarian at the Creston Valley Public Library since 2018. (Photo credit Brian Lawrence)

Lit: We all need community care

‘None of us can face this world alone. We all need each other.’

Saara Itkonen has been the chief librarian at the Creston Valley Public Library since 2018. (Photo credit Brian Lawrence)
The Yellow Hammer of New Zealand. (Pixabay)

Out There: Two different birds with the same name

By Ed McMackin, a biologist by training and a naturalist by nature…

The Yellow Hammer of New Zealand. (Pixabay)
“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.

Think on These Things: No Greater Gift

By Retired Creston Seventh-day Adventist Church Pastor, Ian Cotton Christmas is about…

“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.