Creston Valley Advance Staff

The Creston and District Community Complex is located on 19th Avenue North. (Advance file)

FortisBC Recommissions pilot programs for RDCK community

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) will be entering into three…

The Creston and District Community Complex is located on 19th Avenue North. (Advance file)
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Ongoing water quality testing at SD8 locations

Based on the recent changes to the guidelines for Canadian drinking water…

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An officer with the Southeast District Traffic Services stopped a pickup/trailer combination on Highway 3 near Salmo, BC, for a suspected driver’s licence infraction. (Photo credit B.C. RCMP)

Traffic Services seizes over 350 pounds of cannabis near Salmo

On Dec. 5 an officer with the Southeast District Traffic Services stopped…

An officer with the Southeast District Traffic Services stopped a pickup/trailer combination on Highway 3 near Salmo, BC, for a suspected driver’s licence infraction. (Photo credit B.C. RCMP)
Chief Jason Louie receives the Medal of Good Citizenship. (Photo submitted)

Lower Kootenay Band Chief Jason Louie receives the Medal of Good Citizenship

Lower Kootenay Band Chief Jason Louie was one of eighteen people from…

Chief Jason Louie receives the Medal of Good Citizenship. (Photo submitted)
Mayor Ron Toyota and Brenna Baker executive director of East Kootenay Foundation for Health at the Creston Day of Giving fundraiser at Creston Valley Hospital in 2018. (Photo submitted)

Day of Giving returns to the Creston Valley Hospital

The East Kootenay Foundation for Health (EKFH) is hosting the 2nd annual…

Mayor Ron Toyota and Brenna Baker executive director of East Kootenay Foundation for Health at the Creston Day of Giving fundraiser at Creston Valley Hospital in 2018. (Photo submitted)
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Creston RCMP responds to 53 calls for assistance

• Police received 53 calls for assistance from Dec. 3-9, Staff Sgt.…

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Santa Claus Parade and Winter Festival returns to Creston Dec .14. (Advance file.)

Santa Claus Parade and Winter Festival returns to Creston

Submitted by Creston Visitors Centre It’s that time of year again and…

Santa Claus Parade and Winter Festival returns to Creston Dec .14. (Advance file.)
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Police respond to 44 calls for assistance

Police received 44 calls for assistance from Nov. 26-Dec.3, Staff Sgt. Ryan…

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MLA Michelle Mungall. (Advance file.)

MLA Michelle Mungall hosts roundtable on environmental protection with Minister of Environment and local organizations

About a dozen representatives of local environmental organizations met with Hon. George…

MLA Michelle Mungall. (Advance file.)
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Creston Fire Rescue responds to 13 calls

The Creston Fire Rescue responded to seven calls from Nov. 18-Dec. 2…

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Creston RCMP respond to 43 calls for assistance

Police received 43 calls for assistance from Nov. 19-26, Staff Sgt. Ryan…

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Russ Kinghorn established the Engineers Canada Indigenous Access to Engineering bursary in an effort to support the participation of Indigenous people in engineering. (Photo submitted by College of the Rockies)

College of the Rockies’ launches ‘Giving Tuesday’ campaign

Contributions to bursaries intended to remove financial barriers to education for local students

Russ Kinghorn established the Engineers Canada Indigenous Access to Engineering bursary in an effort to support the participation of Indigenous people in engineering. (Photo submitted by College of the Rockies)
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Creston RCMP assisted with seizure of cannabis from school property

Police assisted with seizure of cannabis from school property

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Creston Fire Rescue responds to seven calls

Creston Fire Rescue responded to seven calls from Nov. 4 –7 it…

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Nigel and Laura Francis from Cartwheel Farmers are featured in a highly reviewed documentary about the search for food sovereignty in the Kootenays. (Photo credit Lorne Eckersley)

Creston farmers featured in Feeding Ourselves

Feeding Ourselves is a highly reviewed documentary about the search for food…

Nigel and Laura Francis from Cartwheel Farmers are featured in a highly reviewed documentary about the search for food sovereignty in the Kootenays. (Photo credit Lorne Eckersley)
Women of TAPS program in Creston. (Photo credit Valley Community Services)

Creston advocate to share success of TAPS program at United Way Provincial Summit on aging

Justine Keirn, executive director of Valley Community Services Society, is heading to…

Women of TAPS program in Creston. (Photo credit Valley Community Services)
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Creston RCMP respond to 58 calls for assistance

Police received 58 calls for assistance from Oct. 29 - Nov.5, said…

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Local governments make progress on community economic development partnership

The Creston Valley Kootenay Lake Economic Action Partnership (CV-KL EAP) is moving…

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Creston Fire Rescue responds to six calls

Creston Fire Rescue responded to six calls from Oct. 28 – Nov.…

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Creston RCMP respond to 43 calls for assistance

Creston RCMP received 43 calls for assitance from Oct. 22 - Oct.…

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