Lorne Eckersley

Coach says Thunder Cats getting set for playoff hockey

With a recent break in their playing schedule coming to an end…

As in most of the Kootenay Columbia region, Creston property values have increased

Most Creston property owners will by now have received their 2018 property assessment notices in the mail.

Funding increase helps KCCS anti-violence efforts

Community organizations working to prevent and respond to violence against women and…

Shoppers Drug Mart fundraiser helps Irvine House

Kootenay Community Centre Society is the beneficiary of the generosity of Shoppers…

They suit me to a tee

I was folding my laundry the other evening and it occurred to me what a long relationship I have had with the easy to take for granted t-shirt.

Council considers appointment of select committee to work on new fire hall plan

A Town of Creston select committee is likely to be struck as a response to the defeat in December of a borrowing referendum to construct a new fire hall.

Creston Public Library features works of four local artists

Creston Public Library patrons will have two months to enjoy an art…

Complaints come in pairs for Creston RCMP

Creston RCMP responded to 51 calls for service from January 2-8, Staff…

Two lop-sided wins kick off the Thunder Cats’ new year

The Creston Valley Thunder Cats kicked off the new year with two…

Hockey milestones stir memories

The death of Johnny Bower has stirred up many fond memories.

RCMP kept busy with vehicle crashes

Creston RCMP kept busy with numerous vehicle crashes on icy road conditions.

Recreational marijuana to be sold in BC public and private liquor stores

Don’t expect to see stand-alone cannabis stores or ounce bags of marijuana…

A referendum reprise

In the run-up to the very divisive and often unpleasant fire hall borrowing referendum, a friend dropped into my office to ask for a copy of the column I wrote shortly after the successful referendum that led to the massive overhaul of Creston & District Community Complex and addition of the aquatic centre.

Thunder Cats edge Ghostriders 9-6

It’s not often that a team gives up 6 goals and comes…

Canadian and US bike champion has Creston connection

A just-turned 8-year-old BMX bike-riding champion in both Canada and US, Piper…

Kootenay Inspired tells stories of local residents

If there is one thing I have learned over my many years…

Lenora Trenamen has been acclaimed to continue as School District. No 8 board chair

Lenora Trenamen has been acclaimed to another term as chair of School…

Record-setting year for wildfires burned 1.2 million hectares in BC

The Southeast portion of British Columbia had more fires than any of…

Royal Bank invites customers to send messages to Canadian troops overseas

Creston Royal Bank branch manager Andrew Darby invites customers to send greetings…

Thank you, thank you, thank you

In a year in which the Bitcoin, that non-existent chunk of nothing…