Kelsey Yates

The Town of Creston’s new recycling system starts on June 21. (File photo)

Town of Creston set to launch curbside recycling and organics program

Food waste collection will begin on June 21, recycling on June 28

The Town of Creston’s new recycling system starts on June 21. (File photo)
Creston’s Teddy Bear Daycare is improving energy efficiency and consumption with support from Columbia Basin Trust. (Columbia Basin Trust photo)

Creston’s Teddy Bear Daycare to receive energy-efficient upgrades

Columbia Basin Trust provides $2.4 million to upgrade child care spaces across the region

Creston’s Teddy Bear Daycare is improving energy efficiency and consumption with support from Columbia Basin Trust. (Columbia Basin Trust photo)
The Creston Valley Public Library has received $39,000 in government funding for improvements. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Creston Valley Public Library receives funding for improvements

The B.C. government has provided $39,000 to Creston

The Creston Valley Public Library has received $39,000 in government funding for improvements. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Gertie and Barrie Brown pose in their garden. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Dog lovers host garden tour to benefit Creston’s PAWS

Gertie and Barrie Brown are using their green thumbs to help furry friends in need

Gertie and Barrie Brown pose in their garden. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
It’s time to celebrate dad on June 19. (Pixabay)

5 fun ways to celebrate Father’s Day last minute

Dear old dad deserves his day

It’s time to celebrate dad on June 19. (Pixabay)
A fire started at the Creston Landfill on June 10. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

UPDATE: Fire extinguished at Creston Landfill

The landfill reopens Saturday

A fire started at the Creston Landfill on June 10. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Actors Zoe Marini, as jewel thief Frankie, and Suzanne Chubb, as food critic Damanda Dumper, rehearse for Million Dollar Meatballs, which promises lots of laughs in the disco-themed 70s. (Photo by Brian Lawrence)
Actors Zoe Marini, as jewel thief Frankie, and Suzanne Chubb, as food critic Damanda Dumper, rehearse for Million Dollar Meatballs, which promises lots of laughs in the disco-themed 70s. (Photo by Brian Lawrence)
The Creston Valley Seniors Association has received a grant from Columbia Basin Trust to continue its operations. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Creston Valley Seniors Association offers weekly fun

The hall is set to be renovated this summer thanks to a grant from Columbia Basin Trust

The Creston Valley Seniors Association has received a grant from Columbia Basin Trust to continue its operations. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
(Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Name of Lower Kootenay Band’s new health building revealed

Wilfred Jacobs was a respected Elder who fought for Indigenous rights

(Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Together, students planted 150 trees and shrubs. (Photo by Morgan Mitchinson)

Creston students help restore wetlands

A class from Canyon-Lister Elementary is learning all about the forest ecosystem

Together, students planted 150 trees and shrubs. (Photo by Morgan Mitchinson)
A black-necked stilt seen at Duck Lake during the Bird Festival. (Photo by Laura Zaytsoff)

120 species spotted at Creston Valley Bird Festival, including rare finds

A lone Snow Goose and a rare White-Throated Swift were among the weekend’s finds

A black-necked stilt seen at Duck Lake during the Bird Festival. (Photo by Laura Zaytsoff)
Some bus routes in the Creston Valley have been renumbered as of June 1. (Photo courtesy Jefferson Transit)

Transit routes renumbered in Creston Valley

The changes are effective as of June 1

Some bus routes in the Creston Valley have been renumbered as of June 1. (Photo courtesy Jefferson Transit)
The Creston Blitz U14 Soccer Team. (Submitted)
The Creston Blitz U14 Soccer Team. (Submitted)
Caroline Collier teaches a Wildflower student how to plant wildflower seeds. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Creston students learn about pollinator gardens

Caroline Collier is planting flowers on behalf of the bees

Caroline Collier teaches a Wildflower student how to plant wildflower seeds. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Retia Wigen was awarded Citizen of the Year. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Creston’s Citizens of the Year announced during Blossom Festival

Retia Wigen and Nicole Cobbe were honoured at the opening ceremonies

Retia Wigen was awarded Citizen of the Year. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Stacy Sulko is remembered for his great love of the Toronto Maple Leafs. (Submitted)

Remembering Creston’s Stacy Sulko with Blue Shirt Days

Sulko worked at the local Save-On-Foods (formerly Overwaitea) for 27 years

Stacy Sulko is remembered for his great love of the Toronto Maple Leafs. (Submitted)
(Photo by Kelsey Yates)

PHOTOS: The return of the Creston Valley Blossom Festival parade

After two years of cancelled events, health protocols, and social distancing, the…

(Photo by Kelsey Yates)
The asparagus at Sutcliffe Farms is ready for harvest. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Ripe for the picking: Creston’s asparagus has late start due to cold spring

Sutcliffe Farms is the largest asparagus producer in the province

The asparagus at Sutcliffe Farms is ready for harvest. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
The Creston Timbits pose with their coaches and owner of Tim Horton’s Nancy Lascak. Missing: Head Coach Ivan González. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Creston’s Timbits say thank you

The local Tim Horton’s has sponsored the team by providing full uniforms

The Creston Timbits pose with their coaches and owner of Tim Horton’s Nancy Lascak. Missing: Head Coach Ivan González. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
An aerial view of the building. (Courtesy of the Lower Kootenay Band)

Lower Kootenay Band celebrates grand opening of new wellness centre

On Saturday, May 21, the LKB will host a ceremony to name the new building

An aerial view of the building. (Courtesy of the Lower Kootenay Band)