Jenneil Peters

2020 Royal Canadain Legion Branch #29 executive committee members (left to right) executive Jim Hughes, incoming Sargent-at-arms Emery Mainville, pastor of the branch Pastor Harry Haberstock, second vice president Wayne Baily, outgoing Sargent-at-arms, Willy Raaymakers, first vice president Gail Landon, president Joe Nadon, executive Louise Geoffrion, past president Tammy Sommerfeld, secretary-treasurer Karen Shannon, executive John Chisamore and executive Amanda Lawrence.

The Legion installs new executive committee for 2020

Effective Jan. 1 the Royal Canadain Legion Branch #29 executive committee will…

2020 Royal Canadain Legion Branch #29 executive committee members (left to right) executive Jim Hughes, incoming Sargent-at-arms Emery Mainville, pastor of the branch Pastor Harry Haberstock, second vice president Wayne Baily, outgoing Sargent-at-arms, Willy Raaymakers, first vice president Gail Landon, president Joe Nadon, executive Louise Geoffrion, past president Tammy Sommerfeld, secretary-treasurer Karen Shannon, executive John Chisamore and executive Amanda Lawrence.
Council approves cornerstone and time capsule project for new emergency services building

Council approves cornerstone and time capsule project for new emergency services building

At the regular town council meeting on Dec. 17 council approved a…

Council approves cornerstone and time capsule project for new emergency services building
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No one eats alone at Christmas returns to Creston

Demetre Karantzous, owner of Demetre’s Catering, in collaboration with the Creston Lions…

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(Shown in no particular order) Fall Fair President Randy Meyer, Creston Valley Fall Fair committee member Amy White, and B.C. Farmers Market Association board member James Gates

Fall Fair Feast raised $6000 for Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon Program

The second annual Fall Fair Local Food Feast at this year’s 101st…

(Shown in no particular order) Fall Fair President Randy Meyer, Creston Valley Fall Fair committee member Amy White, and B.C. Farmers Market Association board member James Gates
LETTER: Yet again, Crestons’ unique concerns and needs are ignored

LETTER: Yet again, Crestons’ unique concerns and needs are ignored

To the Editor: (Open letter to Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall and Minister…

LETTER: Yet again, Crestons’ unique concerns and needs are ignored
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Open call for Blossom Festival committee members

The Creston Valley Blossom Festival is looking for new committee members to…

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130 riders participated in the inaugural Kootenay Lake Gran Fondo

Council received a delegation from Vern Gorham manager, of the Creston Valley…

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(Shown is particular order) Creston Valley Hospital renal nurses Gwen Grieves, Trudy Robinson, Tim Hortons owner Nancy Lascak, manager Stephanie Pemberton Tuck Shop co-ordinator Lexie Loseth and Creston Valley Hospital manager Carolyn Hawton. (Photo credit Jenneil Peters)

Creston Tim Hortons donates $2,255.95 to Tuck Shop

For the ninth year, Tim Hortons Creston has donated 100 per cent…

(Shown is particular order) Creston Valley Hospital renal nurses Gwen Grieves, Trudy Robinson, Tim Hortons owner Nancy Lascak, manager Stephanie Pemberton Tuck Shop co-ordinator Lexie Loseth and Creston Valley Hospital manager Carolyn Hawton. (Photo credit Jenneil Peters)
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Creston Valley receives $103, 300 in grant funding from Community Gaming

The Community Gaming Grants arts and culture and sport sector recipients for…

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Castlegar, British Columbia is the latest Kootenay community to transition to 100% renewable energy by 2050 across all energy use sectors community-wide. (Photo credit Facebook/westkootenayecosociety)

Creston Climate Action urges residents to sign renewable energy in Kootenays petition

The grassroots group Creston Climate Action (CCA) is collaborating with the West…

Castlegar, British Columbia is the latest Kootenay community to transition to 100% renewable energy by 2050 across all energy use sectors community-wide. (Photo credit Facebook/westkootenayecosociety)
Left to right Trish Drinkle, Mayor Ron Toyota and Cornelius Murphy from Cranbrook Pest Control in Cranbrook at Rat Chat hosted by Creston Rat Patrol. (Photo credit Dallas Magrum)

Creston Rat Patrol hosted community workshop on rat control and prevention strategies

Over the past three years, residents in the Town of Creston and…

Left to right Trish Drinkle, Mayor Ron Toyota and Cornelius Murphy from Cranbrook Pest Control in Cranbrook at Rat Chat hosted by Creston Rat Patrol. (Photo credit Dallas Magrum)
Lori Cameron and her husband, Bill, owners of Tigz Designs expect to deliver 90 bags to Swan Valley residents. Each gift bag will be filled with a variety of edible treats and other small gifts. (Photo credit Jenneil Peters)

Santa for Seniors returns to Creston

For the fourth year in a row, Tigz Designs will deliver Christmas…

Lori Cameron and her husband, Bill, owners of Tigz Designs expect to deliver 90 bags to Swan Valley residents. Each gift bag will be filled with a variety of edible treats and other small gifts. (Photo credit Jenneil Peters)
Monte Anderson. (Screenshot from Creston Valley Music Teachers Association website)

Have fun and do good!

Submitted by Flory Godinez When can you be thoroughly entertained with fun…

Monte Anderson. (Screenshot from Creston Valley Music Teachers Association website)
(Shown above left) Kaydon Booth died after being struck by a loader while working on a logging site near Leppard Creek forest service road on Nov. 14. (Screen shot from GF Oliver Funeral Chapel)

Creston RCMP investigate death of 19-year-old at foresty worksite

A 19-year-old man died after being struck by a loader while working…

(Shown above left) Kaydon Booth died after being struck by a loader while working on a logging site near Leppard Creek forest service road on Nov. 14. (Screen shot from GF Oliver Funeral Chapel)
TC Energy proposed to build two sections of pipeline that will run parallel with an existing pipeline to supply southwest Alberta, southern British Columbia and connected downstream North American markets with natural gas produced in Western Canada. (Photo credit TC Energy)

Creston town council receives delegation from TC Energy

Council received a delegation from Preston Seier and Josh Pentland from TC…

TC Energy proposed to build two sections of pipeline that will run parallel with an existing pipeline to supply southwest Alberta, southern British Columbia and connected downstream North American markets with natural gas produced in Western Canada. (Photo credit TC Energy)
Beth Swalwell, along with a group of women, has started an art project to aid with the community grieving process. (Photo credit Jenneil Peters) - Nov. 15, 2019.

The art of community grieving in the Creston Valley

In recent weeks the Creston Valley has suffered multiple losses in the…

Beth Swalwell, along with a group of women, has started an art project to aid with the community grieving process. (Photo credit Jenneil Peters) - Nov. 15, 2019.
A high school student uses a vaping device near a school campus in Cambridge, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

School District 8 addresses student vaping

School District 8 (Kootenay Lake) Superintendent Christine Perkins outlined in a letter…

A high school student uses a vaping device near a school campus in Cambridge, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
Racheal Beck and Jessica Shearer are hosting the Great Tilia Bake Off. (Photo credit Jenneil Peters)

The great Tilia Bake-Off comes to Creston

The great Tilia Bake-Off comes to Creston

Racheal Beck and Jessica Shearer are hosting the Great Tilia Bake Off. (Photo credit Jenneil Peters)
Bingo Buddies, a charitable bingo society, opened its doors in August 2019 at the Creston Legion hall - Oct. 23, 2019. (Photo credit Jenneil Peters)

Bingo night returns to Creston

Bingo Buddies, a non-profit society, has brought bingo night back to Creston.…

Bingo Buddies, a charitable bingo society, opened its doors in August 2019 at the Creston Legion hall - Oct. 23, 2019. (Photo credit Jenneil Peters)
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Town of Creston launches citizen budget for 2020 budget consultation

The Town of Creston has once again launched Creston Citizen Budget, an…

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