Kelsey Yates

A mobile immunization clinic is coming through Creston on July 22 and 23. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Interior Health’s mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinic coming to Creston for drop-ins

The clinic will be at the Community Complex on July 22 and 23

A mobile immunization clinic is coming through Creston on July 22 and 23. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Tammy Bradford, manager of the Creston Museum, poses with Derry the Ford Model T outside of the Farmers’ Market on July 10. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Tammy Bradford, manager of the Creston Museum, poses with Derry the Ford Model T outside of the Farmers’ Market on July 10. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Creston Museum celebrates Ford Model T’s 100th birthday

Originally manufactured in the United States in July 1921, Derry has travelled many miles during his lifetime

Tammy Bradford, manager of the Creston Museum, poses with Derry the Ford Model T outside of the Farmers’ Market on July 10. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Tammy Bradford, manager of the Creston Museum, poses with Derry the Ford Model T outside of the Farmers’ Market on July 10. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
A grizzly bear with cubs has been spotted in the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area. (File photo from Pixabay)

Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area trail closed due to grizzly bear with cubs

The mother grizzly charged a staff member’s vehicle on July 9, causing closure of the Wildlife Wander Trail

A grizzly bear with cubs has been spotted in the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area. (File photo from Pixabay)
Morris Flowers has offered some advice on gardening in the Creston Valley. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

The best plants to add to your garden this year

Morris Flowers Garden Center offered some suggestions for creating visual interest

Morris Flowers has offered some advice on gardening in the Creston Valley. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Creston students Riley, Julia, Kennedy, Ezra, and Benjamin are the newest managers of the local mini golf course. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Young entrepreneurs take over management of Creston Mini Golf

Creston students Riley, Julia, Kennedy, Ezra, and Benjamin will be charge of the operation for the summer to learn hands-on business skills

Creston students Riley, Julia, Kennedy, Ezra, and Benjamin are the newest managers of the local mini golf course. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Creston Town Hall. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Town of Creston byelection to be held this fall

General voting day will be Saturday, September 18

Creston Town Hall. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Many factors make it difficult to establish whether or not these unmarked graves contain the remains of children who attended the St. Eugene Residential School, according to the ʔaq̓am statement.

ʔaq̓am confirm 182 unmarked burials near Cranbrook

Many factors make it difficult to establish if graves contain the remains of children who attended the St. Eugene Residential School, says ʔaq̓am

Many factors make it difficult to establish whether or not these unmarked graves contain the remains of children who attended the St. Eugene Residential School, according to the ʔaq̓am statement.
Kuya Minogue, a member of Creston Climate Action, has organized a book display at the Creston Public Library for those who want to learn more about climate change. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Book display at Creston Valley Public Library aims to inspire ‘acts of hope’ on climate change

Kuya Minogue, a member of Creston Climate Action, has been researching the climate crisis for years to learn how she could contribute to change

Kuya Minogue, a member of Creston Climate Action, has organized a book display at the Creston Public Library for those who want to learn more about climate change. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Students at Creston Valley Secondary School put together an art installation of a replica residential school room. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Creston students create art installation of residential school room

The replica was decorated with a small bed, school uniform, and notes written with pleas for help

Students at Creston Valley Secondary School put together an art installation of a replica residential school room. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
(Black Press Media stock photo)

RCMP name 2015 homicide victim near Creston, investigation ongoing

26-year-old Clint Wolfleg was found dead in a private residence on May 31, 2015

(Black Press Media stock photo)
(Black Press Media stock photo)

RCMP name 2015 homicide victim near Creston, investigation ongoing

26-year-old Clint Wolfleg was found dead in a private residence on May 31, 2015

(Black Press Media stock photo)
Valerie Halliday, Tuck Shop co-ordinator, presented a cheque of $30,000 in funds to Jason Schinbein, manager of clinical operations at the Creston Valley Hospital. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Handmade Heroes: Tuck Shop donates $30,000 to Creston Valley Hospital

The donation will be used to purchase new equipment at the hospital

Valerie Halliday, Tuck Shop co-ordinator, presented a cheque of $30,000 in funds to Jason Schinbein, manager of clinical operations at the Creston Valley Hospital. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Prince Charles Secondary School

School District 8 votes in favour of name change for Creston’s high school

In an act of reconciliation, a new name will be chosen for the former Prince Charles Secondary School

Prince Charles Secondary School
Tammy Bradford, manager of the Creston Museum & Archives for the last 23 years, wants to welcome visitors to check out their exhibits and programs this summer. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Creston Museum encourages summer visitors to check out programs and activities

After some temporary closures of indoor exhibits due to COVID-19, the museum has re-opened to welcome visitors

Tammy Bradford, manager of the Creston Museum & Archives for the last 23 years, wants to welcome visitors to check out their exhibits and programs this summer. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Women of TAPS program in Creston. (Photo credit Valley Community Services)

TAPS: Seniors’ hindsight should be celebrated

TAPS spoke on why they love to serve our local seniors

Women of TAPS program in Creston. (Photo credit Valley Community Services)
The Creston Valley Seniors Association is hoping to get back to regular activities as soon as provincial health restrictions will allow. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Creston Valley Seniors Association hopes to start up activities again soon

Before the pandemic, weekly activities included bingo, darts, pool, TaiChi, whist, crib, canasta, and line dancing

The Creston Valley Seniors Association is hoping to get back to regular activities as soon as provincial health restrictions will allow. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Ben Simoni is the new Selkirk-Purcell WildSafeBC Co-ordinator for the 2021 season. (Submitted)

WildSafeBC announces new community co-ordinator for Selkirk-Purcell region

Ben Simoni will be working in the region from May to November

Ben Simoni is the new Selkirk-Purcell WildSafeBC Co-ordinator for the 2021 season. (Submitted)
Students and teachers at Prince Charles Secondary School pose with a replica sturgeon-nosed canoe outside of the school’s library. (Submitted photo)

Creston school renames library in act of reconciliation

The library has been renamed Yaqsumit, after the iconic sturgeon-nosed canoe

Students and teachers at Prince Charles Secondary School pose with a replica sturgeon-nosed canoe outside of the school’s library. (Submitted photo)
Nasukin Jason Louie of the Lower Kootenay Band poses under the mural in the administration building. The mural depicts past elders David Luke, Wilfred Jacobs, Isobel Louie, Charlotte Basil, and Louis White. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Lower Kootenay Band announces cross-border COVID-19 vaccine clinic

In partnership with the Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, the clinic will be held on National Indigenous Peoples Day

Nasukin Jason Louie of the Lower Kootenay Band poses under the mural in the administration building. The mural depicts past elders David Luke, Wilfred Jacobs, Isobel Louie, Charlotte Basil, and Louis White. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Paul Dort was named Volunteer of the Year at the 2020 BC Farmers' Market Awards. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Creston local receives Farmers’ Market Volunteer of the Year Award

Paul Dort hasn’t missed a market since he began volunteering a year ago

Paul Dort was named Volunteer of the Year at the 2020 BC Farmers' Market Awards. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)