Robert Wisla

COVID-19 border restrictions splits Creston families apart

The closed border has made it so international families cannot see each other

New Mennonite school proposed for the Creston Valley

The new school would have a playground and ballpark that local residents can use

COVID-19 health and safety training announced for Creston farmers and workers

The training will focus on accommodation issues and how to safely deal with the virus

New picnic site established on Mount Thompson

Mount Thompson is a destination for hikers to check out the Creston Valley

Creston’s Canada Day celebrations and fireworks cancelled due to COVID-19

Mayor is hopeful celebrations with fireworks can happen again once restrictions are relaxed

New co-ordinator announced for the Selkirk Purcell region’s WildSafeBC program

Cook will run the program from May to November 30 during the height of the bear season.

Creston RCMP officer brings snacks to BLM muralists after altercation

Homeowners also showed support for the three young sisters

Creston RCMP officer brings snacks to BLM muralists after altercation

Homeowners also showed support for the three young sisters

Creston’s historic grain elevators begin restoration process

After being left unused for 38 years restoration on the red tower is moving forward

PHOTOS: Dozens attend Black Lives Matter solidarity protest in Creston

People marched down Canyon Street to Creston’s Townhall

Creston playgrounds reopen to the public after being closed due to COVID-19

The public is advised to keep distance and take turns on the equipment

Money approved for temporary workers camp in the Creston Valley to deal with accommodation issues during COVID-19

The camp is designed to reduce transient camping in the communities in the valley.

Search and rescue save a cat following a flood in the Creston area

A rescue raft was used to save the cat after regional floods knock out a bridge

Search and rescue save a cat following a flood in the Creston area

A rescue raft was used to save the cat after regional floods knock out a bridge

Creston’s chapter of Ducks Unlimited cancels annual fundraiser due to COVID-19

The annual fundraiser has raised $666,837 since it began 36 years ago

Canyon Park switches to day use only due to COVID-19

Camping will not be allowed due to this change.

$5000 donation helps Creston Valley Gleaners Society during COVID-19

Gleaners foodbank has been dealing with an influx of new people using the service since COVID-19 hit

Creston’s hospice donates items to seniors isolated during COVID-19

The items donated are to help the seniors deal with loneliness and isolation

St Stephens Church reopens in a COVID-19 world

New safety measures adopted including new ways of giving communion

Photos: 2020 grad class parades through Creston

The class dressed up and drove through the town in style