Kelsey Yates

(Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

Creston RCMP Report: Prolific offender turns herself in

From Jan. 16 to 29, 104 calls for service were received

(Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
Parents Warren Blackmore and Jayden Currie show off their bundle of joy, Vienna Blackmore, along with big brother Noah. (Submitted)

Creston family welcomes first baby of 2023

Vienna Blackmore was born on Jan. 4

Parents Warren Blackmore and Jayden Currie show off their bundle of joy, Vienna Blackmore, along with big brother Noah. (Submitted)
On Jan. 13, the Creston Lions Club donated $5,000 to the East Kootenay Foundation for Health 2023 Starlite Campaign. (Courtesy of Creston Lions)

Creston Lions support annual East Kootenay Foundation for Health’s Starlite Campaign

The 2022 campaign is raising $250K for a laparoscopic tower

On Jan. 13, the Creston Lions Club donated $5,000 to the East Kootenay Foundation for Health 2023 Starlite Campaign. (Courtesy of Creston Lions)
Thomas “Tommy” Robert Linthorne. (RCMP photo)
Thomas “Tommy” Robert Linthorne. (RCMP photo)

Creston RCMP arrest prolific offender

Thomas Linthorne was taken into custody on Jan. 16

Thomas “Tommy” Robert Linthorne. (RCMP photo)
Thomas “Tommy” Robert Linthorne. (RCMP photo)
A person was rescued from falling through the ice at Duck Lake. (Pixabay)

Creston fire departments assist with ice rescue at Duck Lake

A person fell through the ice on Jan. 20

A person was rescued from falling through the ice at Duck Lake. (Pixabay)
ArtSpace members Gay Allen, Sue Binsted, Illana Camera, Nina Drew-Dzafovic, Anne Fetterly, Britney Fitch, Janet Holder, Shelly Lamb, Maggie Leal-Valias, Johanna MacRae, Alison Masters, Aum Nichol, Renee Poitras, Mallory Simon, Alison Szpak, Jaye Benoit, Marnie Temple, and Karen Tschierschwitz gathered to display their work at Tilted Brick Gallery on Friday, Jan. 13 for a group show. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

ArtSpace hosts group show at Tilted Brick Gallery

Last Friday, artists brought their talents together to host a group show…

ArtSpace members Gay Allen, Sue Binsted, Illana Camera, Nina Drew-Dzafovic, Anne Fetterly, Britney Fitch, Janet Holder, Shelly Lamb, Maggie Leal-Valias, Johanna MacRae, Alison Masters, Aum Nichol, Renee Poitras, Mallory Simon, Alison Szpak, Jaye Benoit, Marnie Temple, and Karen Tschierschwitz gathered to display their work at Tilted Brick Gallery on Friday, Jan. 13 for a group show. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Thomas Linthorne. (RCMP photo)

UPDATE: Wanted man found by Creston RCMP

Thomas Linthorne was arrested on Jan. 18

Thomas Linthorne. (RCMP photo)
Dr. Rob Bailey and his family. (submitted)

New doctor coming to Creston in March

Dr. Rob Bailey is making the move from Alberta with his family

Dr. Rob Bailey and his family. (submitted)
A great horned owl scowls about the rainy weather. (Photo: “the Wanderer”)

Creston birders spot 72 species in 25th annual Christmas bird count

Over 3,500 birds were spotted, down from 5,800 the previous year

A great horned owl scowls about the rainy weather. (Photo: “the Wanderer”)
Town of Creston. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

CUPE Local 2092 and Town of Creston’s council ratify five-year labour agreement

At their respective meetings on Tuesday, Dec. 6, the Canadian Union of…

Town of Creston. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
At this point of the season, most bears have denned up until spring. (City of Mission photo)

End of season for WildSafeBC Selkirk-Purcell

Submitted by WildSafeBC The bears are almost all denned up for the…

At this point of the season, most bears have denned up until spring. (City of Mission photo)
The Creston Valley Hospital. (Photo by Aaron Hemens)

East Kootenay Foundation for Health’s Starlite Campaign supports the Creston Valley Hospital

The East Kootenay Foundation for Health’s (EKFH) Starlite Campaign is well under…

The Creston Valley Hospital. (Photo by Aaron Hemens)
A house on 9 Ave S burned down on Sunday. (Photo by Erik Redding)

Creston home lost to blaze

A house on 9 Ave S burned down on Sunday

A house on 9 Ave S burned down on Sunday. (Photo by Erik Redding)
A four-kilometre stretch of Highway 3A near Wynndel has been closed. (DriveBC)

UPDATE: Highway 3A north of Creston opens to single-lane traffic

Highway was closed for nearly a full day due to police incident

A four-kilometre stretch of Highway 3A near Wynndel has been closed. (DriveBC)
TAPS and Valley Community Services staff members accept a cheque from Sally Malner for $25,000 in honour of her late husband Rody. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Creston resident donates $25,000 to TAPS in honour of late husband

Staff with Therapeutic Activation Program for Seniors (TAPS) were recently treated to…

TAPS and Valley Community Services staff members accept a cheque from Sally Malner for $25,000 in honour of her late husband Rody. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
(Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Creston RCMP Report: Vehicle registration errors, theft and shoplifting

In this week’s report, RCMP warn to have your vehicle registered properly and look out for shoplifters

(Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
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Creston man arrested for impersonating a police officer

Three local businesses were convinced to give him store credit

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On a chilly day, Lower Kootenay Band and Creston community members gathered for the second Canoe Walk to raise addictions awareness. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Lower Kootenay Band brings awareness to addictions with Canoe Walk

Community members walked 5 kilometres to the hospital

On a chilly day, Lower Kootenay Band and Creston community members gathered for the second Canoe Walk to raise addictions awareness. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
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Creston RCMP Report: The case of the stolen peanut butter

The RCMP received 77 calls for service from Nov. 21 to 27.

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Nasukin Jason Louie. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Lower Kootenay Band re-elects Jason Louie

Robin Louie and Chad Luke were also elected as councillors

Nasukin Jason Louie. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)