Creston Valley Advance Staff

Creston Public Library Association receives $19,830 from CBT

Creston Public Library Association receives $19,830 from CBT

Access to state-of-the-art technology can spark opportunities to learn, connect and bring…

Creston Public Library Association receives $19,830 from CBT
(Photo credit Daniel Friesenecker)

Novelist highlights police report in podcast

Creston’s weekly police report has a fan in Deryn Collier, a former Creston resident now living in Nelson.

(Photo credit Daniel Friesenecker)
Joanna Wilson has been re-elected to Creston town council

Joanna Wilson has been re-elected to Creston town council

By Brian Lawrence Following a judicial recount, Coun. Joanna Wilson has been…

Joanna Wilson has been re-elected to Creston town council
(Photo credit Brian Lawrence)

Judicial recount will take place on Friday

Town of Creston chief election officer Stacey Hadley applied for the recount “due to the closeness of the ballot count,” as stated in an Oct. 29 news release.

(Photo credit Brian Lawrence)
Polls are now closed

Polls are now closed

Voters in 162 municipalities in B.C. set to elect mayor, council, school board and more

Polls are now closed
A perfect storm of technical difficulties

A perfect storm of technical difficulties

The issue was with website server problems outside of our control.

A perfect storm of technical difficulties
Creston: 2018 candidates for the Regional District of Central Kootenay

Creston: 2018 candidates for the Regional District of Central Kootenay

RDCK Area A Director Garry Jackman has been elected by acclamation. 2…

Creston: 2018 candidates for the Regional District of Central Kootenay
Creston: 12 candidates for council, three for mayor

Creston: 12 candidates for council, three for mayor

Council candidates include four incumbents

Creston: 12 candidates for council, three for mayor
RDCK crews supporting the wildfire response

RDCK crews supporting the wildfire response

RDCK would like to recognize the efforts of RDCK firefighters from a number of fire halls in the region who are helping to fight wildfires.

RDCK crews supporting the wildfire response
Creston and area residents reminded to stay informed and be prepared

Creston and area residents reminded to stay informed and be prepared

TOC and the RDCK would like to remind residents and visitors they should be prepared in case conditions change.

Creston and area residents reminded to stay informed and be prepared
Photo credit: DriveBC

UPDATE: Hwy 3 is reduced to single lane alternating traffic 20 km west of Creston

Assessment is ongoing in conjunction with BC wildfire service.

Photo credit: DriveBC
Transit service changes in the Creston Valley

Transit service changes in the Creston Valley

Coming soon improved service to the Community Complex

Transit service changes in the Creston Valley
Energy retrofits for 32 affordable housing buildings

Energy retrofits for 32 affordable housing buildings

$1.6 million in Trust grants will help improve over 600 units across the Basin

Energy retrofits for 32 affordable housing buildings
Changes coming to The Creston Valley Advance

Changes coming to The Creston Valley Advance

Things are about to look a little different around here.

Changes coming to The Creston Valley Advance
Creston Education Centre to remain open

Creston Education Centre to remain open

School District No. 8 has decided that Creston Education Centre will not close

Creston Education Centre to remain open
Truth in conversation

Truth in conversation

Faith in stories that have been passed down through time contains both danger and opportunity.

Truth in conversation
“Creston became Sirdar, then Creston again” was confusing rather than helpful and informative.
“Creston became Sirdar, then Creston again” was confusing rather than helpful and informative.
Devan Coward and Anna Payne in Jason Smith and Suzanne Chubb’s last play, Nasookin. (Photo credit Skylar Eyre)

Audition roll call for the production of Some Fools and Their Money

“These roles are really larger than life, so there’s no way you can play them too big,”

Devan Coward and Anna Payne in Jason Smith and Suzanne Chubb’s last play, Nasookin. (Photo credit Skylar Eyre)
Photo Cutline: Bruce Paterson’s studio/gallery was featured in the 2017 Culture Tour. (photo credit Columbia Basin Culture Tour)

Call for artists and heritage venues

Registration is now open for artists/venues in the Columbia Basin to participate in the Columbia Basin Culture Tour (CBCT).

Photo Cutline: Bruce Paterson’s studio/gallery was featured in the 2017 Culture Tour. (photo credit Columbia Basin Culture Tour)
Joe Trio a new breed of classical musicians

Joe Trio a new breed of classical musicians

Joe Trio is not your average piano trio

Joe Trio a new breed of classical musicians