Lorne Eckersley

Wildfire forces Highway 3 closure

The Blazed Creek proximity to Hwy 3 and a major power line remains a concern.

Town Council chambers flooded

A water pipe joint had failed, causing a leak.

UPDATE: Fire forces closures and delays on Highway 3 at Kootenay Pass

Motorists should detour using Kootenay Lake ferry

New ambulance unit chief has roots in Creston

Blake Elford is returning to Creston to take on the position of Unit Chief for Creston’s ambulance service.

Metallica tribute band to headline Saturday concert

Stay Live Productions’ outdoor concerts will feature heavy metal rock on Saturday,…

Renovated Sirdar pub reopens

A startlingly large 3-D steam engine appears to be bursting from the wall behind the bar.

No end in sight for wildfires

Fifteen “wildfires of note” were burning in the Southeast Fire Centre region as of Tuesday.

Police dole out driving suspensions

Creston RCMP responded to 97 calls for assistance from August 7-14

Yahk residents under evacuation alert

The RDEK recommends the following steps to prepare when under an evacuation alert.

This is the Life – The big sales pitch

There is nothing quite like showing guests around the Creston Valley and East Shore to serve as a reminder of why we live here.

This is the Life – An unforgettable character

I have struggled this week, knowing that Dr. Dave Perrin will no longer be ducking through my office doorway to stop in for a chat.

Crew battles Blazed Creek fire

While the blaze is visible from Highway 3 it is not currently affecting highway traffic.

Local talent opens for Elvis tribute

Opening the evening’s entertainment at 6:30 will be Kitten and the Curves.

Creston Liquor Store opens doors

Nearly four decades after building the popular Dionysos Restaurant on Canyon Street,…

Calls to police increase in hot weather

Like the weather in recent weeks, the RCMP workload has also been…

Calgary artist’s work on display at Kunze Gallery

Sandy Kunze says she is pleased for the opportunity to show the works of Craig Friesen in her Kunze Gallery at the grain elevators.

This is the Life – Not as bad as we think

The world is going to hell in a hand basket, right? Of…

Town working on flood control

In the five weeks since a short, dramatic afternoon rainstorm hit Creston, Ross Beddoes has come to refer to the event as “The Great Flood of June 22nd”

Booze and disputes dominated police week

Creston RCMP responded to 104 calls for assistance from July 24-31.

Referendum proposes borrowing maximum of $4.5 million

A borrowing referendum for a new fire hall that will go to before Creston voters on October 20.