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Jeremy and Sarah Smith are the proud owners of Dombelltay Custom and Live Furniture in Creston. Left to right Isabella, Jeremy, Taylor, Dominic and Sarah Smith. (Photo credit Jenneil Peters)

Live edge furniture company opens in Creston

Jeremy and Sarah Smith are the proud owners of Dombelltay Custom and…

Jeremy and Sarah Smith are the proud owners of Dombelltay Custom and Live Furniture in Creston. Left to right Isabella, Jeremy, Taylor, Dominic and Sarah Smith. (Photo credit Jenneil Peters)
Creston RCMP execute search warrant and find 12.3 grams of fentanyl

Creston RCMP execute search warrant and find 12.3 grams of fentanyl

On June 4 members of the Creston RCMP executed a search warrant…

Creston RCMP execute search warrant and find 12.3 grams of fentanyl
Volunteers harvesting cherries. (Photo credit Creston Valley Harvest Share)

Harvest Share program running for the 12th year

The Harvest Share program begins this week in the Creston Valley with…

Volunteers harvesting cherries. (Photo credit Creston Valley Harvest Share)
Cowichan-Valley MLA Sonia Furstenau, was in Creston on Tuesday for a community forum, hosted by the B.C. Green Party’s Nelson-Creston Riding Association. (Photo credit Jenneil Peters)

Green MLA Sonia Furstenau visits Creston

Furstenau listened to the concerns of Creston Valley residents for an hour and a half, discussing climate control, health care, and transportation.

Cowichan-Valley MLA Sonia Furstenau, was in Creston on Tuesday for a community forum, hosted by the B.C. Green Party’s Nelson-Creston Riding Association. (Photo credit Jenneil Peters)
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Battle of the bands returns to Creston

Fifteen bands will compete in this two-night celebration of live, original music.

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LETTER: Lorne Eckersley will be missed

LETTER: Lorne Eckersley will be missed

As I was going through last week’s Advance, I was dismayed when…

LETTER: Lorne Eckersley will be missed
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Pink Garden Tea to host ninth annual fundraiser

The Pink Garden Tea will have its ninth annual fundraiser from 2-4…

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On June 27 refugee families past and present travelled to Creston to celebrate Multiculturalism Day at the Creston Museum. (Photo credit Jenneil Peters)

Creston celebrates Multiculturalism Day at museum

For 40 years, the Creston Refugee Committee has been sponsoring families from…

On June 27 refugee families past and present travelled to Creston to celebrate Multiculturalism Day at the Creston Museum. (Photo credit Jenneil Peters)
Town Council hears from Creston Climate Action on idling

Town Council hears from Creston Climate Action on idling

“Think globally and act locally is still the mantra for successful climate actions and leaving climate in better condition for future generations,” said Verhoeven.

Town Council hears from Creston Climate Action on idling
Lori Cameron owner of Gift Baskets and Loose Leaf Teas by Tigz Design. (Photo credit Brian Lawrence)

Tigz Designs celebrates 5th anniversary

Lori and Bill Cameron opened Gift Baskets by Tigz Designs in the…

Lori Cameron owner of Gift Baskets and Loose Leaf Teas by Tigz Design. (Photo credit Brian Lawrence)
The Safer Sex Guide available from CATIE (Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange) provides tips on how to prevent sexually transmitted infections (STIs). (Photo credit Jenneil Peters)

Explicit Safer Sex Guide given to Creston elementary students as resource

The booklet clearly states online and inside that the guide contains sexually explicit information and is meant for mature audiences.

The Safer Sex Guide available from CATIE (Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange) provides tips on how to prevent sexually transmitted infections (STIs). (Photo credit Jenneil Peters)
The sun came out and the crowds cheered as men donned red high heels in Spirit of Creston Square to walk in the International Men’ MArch to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault and Gener Violence. (Photo credit Jenneil Peters)

Walk a mile in her shoes fundraiser a success

AM Event Coordination teamed up with Save-On-Foods and Kootenai Community Centre Society to host Creston’s first Walk a Mile in Her Shoes fundraiser.

The sun came out and the crowds cheered as men donned red high heels in Spirit of Creston Square to walk in the International Men’ MArch to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault and Gener Violence. (Photo credit Jenneil Peters)
Erica Plessis from Choose Natural holistic healing centre welcomes three certified holistic practitioners to the team. Shown in the picture left to right: Erica Plessis, Mollie Jerret, Cara Bannick, and Donna Godfrey. (Photo submitted)

Choose Natural expands into a holistic healing centre

Choose Natural holistic healing centre focuses on the body, mind, spirit, and emotions for optimal health and wellness.

Erica Plessis from Choose Natural holistic healing centre welcomes three certified holistic practitioners to the team. Shown in the picture left to right: Erica Plessis, Mollie Jerret, Cara Bannick, and Donna Godfrey. (Photo submitted)
Creston celebrates Multiculturalism Day

Creston celebrates Multiculturalism Day

The Creston Refugee Committee has partnered with the Creston Museum to celebrate its 40th anniversary.

Creston celebrates Multiculturalism Day
408 will be performing at the Tivoli Theatre on June 24. (From left to right) Aiden Douma, Perryn Hula, Evans Daybell-Chambers, Kai Coleman and Rylen Hula. (Photo submitted)

Local band 408 plays the Tivoli Theatre

Tickets are available at Black Bear Books.

408 will be performing at the Tivoli Theatre on June 24. (From left to right) Aiden Douma, Perryn Hula, Evans Daybell-Chambers, Kai Coleman and Rylen Hula. (Photo submitted)
Sticky Leaf Cannabis Shop located in Creston, British Columbia (Photo submitted)

Retail cannabis in Creston

The Sticky Leaf Cannabis Shop is the only retail cannabis outlet in the Creston Valley.

Sticky Leaf Cannabis Shop located in Creston, British Columbia (Photo submitted)
Summer solstice evening market

Summer solstice evening market

Celebrate the bounty the valley has to offer on June 21 from 4-9 pm at Pealow’s Your Independent Grocer in Creston.

Summer solstice evening market
LETTER: Thank you all again!

LETTER: Thank you all again!

Many thanks to all involved with the Lister 100th anniversary celebrations.

LETTER: Thank you all again!
The Creston Fire Rescue, Wynndel-Lakeview Fire Department, Canyon-Lister Fire Department and West Creston firefighters were dispatched to the area of Lower Wynndel Road and Uri Road for a wildland fire caused by a lightning strike. (Photo credit Brian Lawrence)

Lightning strikes cause fire in the Creston Valley

Two fires were located on Uri Road in Wynndel.

The Creston Fire Rescue, Wynndel-Lakeview Fire Department, Canyon-Lister Fire Department and West Creston firefighters were dispatched to the area of Lower Wynndel Road and Uri Road for a wildland fire caused by a lightning strike. (Photo credit Brian Lawrence)
The International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault & Gender Violence is an opportunity for men to raise awareness in the Creston Valley about the serious causes, effects and remediations to men’s sexualized violence against women. (Photo credit Pixabay)

Walk a mile in her shoes comes to Creston

AM Event Coordination has teamed up with Save-On-Foods and Kootenai Community Centre…

The International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault & Gender Violence is an opportunity for men to raise awareness in the Creston Valley about the serious causes, effects and remediations to men’s sexualized violence against women. (Photo credit Pixabay)