Lorne Eckersley

Social media complaints eat up police time

Creston RCMP responded to 67 calls for assistance from June 12-19.

This is the Life – Free trade is not free

In my nearly three decades of writing this column I have written one in support of free trade.

LKB case referred back to arbitrator

In what seems to be the Lower Kootenay Band version of The…

RCMP to crack down on loud bikes

For many Kootenay residents, summer means the arrival of loud motorcycles. Now…

Innovative grazing practises encouraged

Innovative grazing practices build more soil, grow better pastures, raise healthier herds and adapt to climate change.

Town Council will discuss fire hall referendum in July

Creston Town Council is not ready to set a date for another referendum to finance a new fire hall.

Couples’ disputes keep RCMP busy

Creston RCMP responded to 89 calls for assistance, many involving relationship disputes,…

Creston chef shares passion for ethnic food and culture

Creston’s Chef Jo-Anne Schultz is combining her love of people with her…

This is the Life – Parks and recreation

Opportunities for recreation are an important consideration for many when they are looking for housing.

This is the Life – Don’t rely on petroleum revenues

For the first time since we moved to BC 39 years ago, I have felt like my car’s licence plate is a liability as I drive along Alberta highways and city roads.

Kootenay novelist to speak at Creston Public Library

For nearly 30 years Sean Arthur Joyce has worked in the Kootenays as a freelance journalist while also writing poetry.

Logging arch gets protective cover at Creston Museum

The Creston Valley Rotary Club has constructed a shed to protect the historic logging arch in front of the Creston Museum.

New housing project for Spectrum Farms

Eric and Donna Kutzner worked with Kootenay Region Association for Community Living to create Spectrum Farms.

Accelerate Kootenays gains momentum

Fast charging stations are making electric vehicle ownership feasible for Kootenay residents and tourists.

Council warned about potential problems at US border

US border officials can and do ask Canadians if they have ever used marijuana.

Area A director blasts highways department

Area A Director Garry Jackman objections to work planned for the Kootenay Lake Ferry terminal at Balfour.

Creston writer releases short story collection

Vanessa Farnsworth became one of the province’s best-known victims of Lyme Disease after sustaining not one, but two tick bites about a decade ago.

Ethan Greentree named Junior Citizen of the Year

Proud parents Tom and Tenniel Greentree sat and smiled as their teenage son, Ethan was named Creston Valley’s 2018 Junior Citizen of the Year.

This is the Life – The rites of summer

According to the calendar, summer is still nearly a month away but,…

RCMP vehicles get Yaqan Nukiy logo

“Putting these logos on the vehicles is a visible sign of our support for the Yaqan Nukiy people,” Currie said, adding that the program was a first for British Columbia.