Kelsey Yates

Town of Creston’s staff counted a total of 146 mailed in ballots on general voting day on Sept. 18. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Town of Creston preliminary byelection results announced

Baldwin and Eisler will be taking the two open seats on council

Town of Creston’s staff counted a total of 146 mailed in ballots on general voting day on Sept. 18. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
It’s worth the drive to check out the views at the Pilot Bay Lighthouse. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

What to do in Creston for Sept. 17 to 23

Not sure what to do this week? We’ve got you covered!

It’s worth the drive to check out the views at the Pilot Bay Lighthouse. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
The 7th Siding International Festival of Film will be shown at Tivoli Theatre on Sept. 27. (Pixabay)

Creston’s 3rd annual film festival rescheduled

The 7th Siding International Festival of Film will be shown at Tivoli Theatre on Sept. 27

The 7th Siding International Festival of Film will be shown at Tivoli Theatre on Sept. 27. (Pixabay)
A row of solar panels help to produce renewable energy at Kootenay Meadows Farm in Creston. (Submitted West Kootenay EcoSociety)

Creston commits to 100% renewable energy by 2050

‘Creston is setting the path forward for other rural communities like theirs to live healthier, safer, and cleaner lives.’

A row of solar panels help to produce renewable energy at Kootenay Meadows Farm in Creston. (Submitted West Kootenay EcoSociety)
Creston Town Hall. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

General voting day for town byelection this Saturday

Voters can head to Upper Rotacrest Hall on Saturday, Sept. 18 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Creston Town Hall. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
The front steps of the Creston’s Town Hall were vandalized with red paint on Sept. 13. (Courtesy of Town of Creston)

Creston’s Town Hall vandalized with red paint

Red paint was found all over the front doors, steps, and railing on Sept. 13

The front steps of the Creston’s Town Hall were vandalized with red paint on Sept. 13. (Courtesy of Town of Creston)
The KIJHL announces the schedule for the 2021-22 season, with the Kimberley Dynamiters getting back at it on Oct. 1 at home against Columbia Valley. Paul Rodgers file.
Creston Valley Thunder Cats forward Ryan Patterson is chased by Kimberley Dynamiters defenceman Mitch Fargey during the Jan. 3 game. (Photo by Jeff Banman)

KIJHL prepares for upcoming 2021-22 season

The Creston Valley Thunder Cats first game will take place on Oct. 1 against Fernie

The KIJHL announces the schedule for the 2021-22 season, with the Kimberley Dynamiters getting back at it on Oct. 1 at home against Columbia Valley. Paul Rodgers file.
Creston Valley Thunder Cats forward Ryan Patterson is chased by Kimberley Dynamiters defenceman Mitch Fargey during the Jan. 3 game. (Photo by Jeff Banman)
Erika Konrad’s “Everything Became Beautiful” is showcased at the Kunze Gallery until Sept. 15. (Submitted)

What to do in Creston from Sept. 9 to 16

Looking for something fun to do this week? Well, look no further!

Erika Konrad’s “Everything Became Beautiful” is showcased at the Kunze Gallery until Sept. 15. (Submitted)
The Creston and District Community Complex. (File photo)

RDCK makes changes to recreation fees, passes

Admission costs have increased, except for children and seniors

The Creston and District Community Complex. (File photo)
RCMP file photo. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

Child dies in hospital after incident at Creston campground, investigation ongoing

The child died from their injuries in hospital on Sept. 2

RCMP file photo. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
The Gray Creek Regatta is set for September 4 and 5. (Photo by Leone Lund of Gray Creek)

What to do in Creston from Sept. 2 to Sept. 8

Here are 5 fun ideas for how to spend your free time!

The Gray Creek Regatta is set for September 4 and 5. (Photo by Leone Lund of Gray Creek)
Creston Valley Rotary Club members Steve Takacs, Bob Griffith, and president Dave Handy pose in front of the newly placed plaque at Rotacrest Hall on Aug. 12. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Rotary members recognize 40th anniversary of Rotacrest Hall

‘Rotarians gave their money, time, and the blisters on their hands to this and many other endeavours.’

Creston Valley Rotary Club members Steve Takacs, Bob Griffith, and president Dave Handy pose in front of the newly placed plaque at Rotacrest Hall on Aug. 12. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Beth Swalwell, owner of Art Barn Studio, welcomes creative minds to try out one of her workshops in a variety of mediums. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

What to do in Creston for the week of Aug. 26 to Sept. 1

Here are 5 fun ideas for how to spend your free time!

Beth Swalwell, owner of Art Barn Studio, welcomes creative minds to try out one of her workshops in a variety of mediums. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Bill Hutchinson is one of five candidates running in the Town of Creston byelection to fill one of two councillor positions. (Submitted)

Town of Creston Byelection: Meet Candidate Bill Hutchinson

There are five candidates running for the two open councillor positions

Bill Hutchinson is one of five candidates running in the Town of Creston byelection to fill one of two councillor positions. (Submitted)
Keith Baldwin, pictured here with his wife, is one of five candidates running in the Town of Creston byelection to fill one of two councillor positions. (Submitted)

Town of Creston Byelection: Meet Candidate Keith Baldwin

There are five candidates running for the two open councillor positions

Keith Baldwin, pictured here with his wife, is one of five candidates running in the Town of Creston byelection to fill one of two councillor positions. (Submitted)
Keith Goforth is one of five candidates running in the Town of Creston byelection to fill one of two councillor positions. (Submitted)

Town of Creston Byelection: Meet Candidate Keith Goforth

There are five candidates running for the two open councillor positions

Keith Goforth is one of five candidates running in the Town of Creston byelection to fill one of two councillor positions. (Submitted)
Nora Maddocks is one of five candidates running in the Town of Creston byelection to fill one of two councillor positions. (Submitted)

Town of Creston Byelection: Meet Candidate Nora Maddocks

There are five candidates running for the two open councillor positions

Nora Maddocks is one of five candidates running in the Town of Creston byelection to fill one of two councillor positions. (Submitted)
Norm Eisler is one of five candidates running in the Town of Creston byelection to fill one of two councillor positions. (Submitted)

Town of Creston Byelection: Meet Candidate Norm Eisler

There are five candidates running for the two open councillor positions

Norm Eisler is one of five candidates running in the Town of Creston byelection to fill one of two councillor positions. (Submitted)
The 17th annual Blue Heron Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Fun Run will be held on Sunday, Sept. 19. (Pixabay)

Creston set to host the 17th annual Blue Heron Half Marathon

Runners can choose from a half marathon, 10K, or 5K fun run

The 17th annual Blue Heron Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Fun Run will be held on Sunday, Sept. 19. (Pixabay)
Dr. Nerine Kleinhans has provided an update on COVID-19 cases in Creston (Courtesy of Town of Creston)

‘The time is now’: Creston physician urges vaccination amid rising COVID infections

Just 55 per cent of Creston residents are fully vaccinated, among the lowest in Interior Health

Dr. Nerine Kleinhans has provided an update on COVID-19 cases in Creston (Courtesy of Town of Creston)