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On the job hunt with Nelson’s Make A Change Canada

The employment charity is organizing next week’s Kootenay Patricks, Montreal Canadiens game

VIDEO: Missing cat reunited with Vancouver Island family after three months

‘It was like one day she was there, the next day she was gone,’ said owner

Out There: Snails alive! Shelled creatures abound in Creston

White-lipped garden snails can be plentiful near Creston’s Schikurski Park in the summer

  • Jan 12, 2020

Creston Valley Public Library eliminates overdue fines

Creston library borrowers will no longer be charged a per-day fee for overdue items

Creston’s first baby of 2020 arrived Jan. 2

Baby Eden is the third child for parents Robyn and Tim Ryckman

Creston library showing documentary featuring Gabriola Island artisans

A Time for Making shows BC’s Coast at the centre of a handmade revolution

  • Jan 8, 2020
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Early flu strain making kids sick: doctor
Prince Harry steps back into the spotlight
Universities across Canada hold moment of silence for plane crash victims
Skiing in Vancouver

Creston Valley Wildsight hosting Wild and Scenic Film Festival

Sixth annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival running Feb. 1 at Prince Charles Theatre

  • Jan 11, 2020

Kootenay man recalls living through Haiti earthquake as a teenager

Owen Spears’ book about the 2010 disaster is available on Amazon

Okanagan city goes bananas for truck spotted with fake gorilla in back

This giant gorilla has been spotted gallivanting around town

17 surrendered husky puppies available for adoption from Okanagan BC SPCA

The puppies were surrendered to the BC SPCA on Christmas Eve

Full Circle Health: Sitting is the new smoking

By Joanne Gailius “Sitting is the new smoking” is a trendy phrase…

  • Jan 2, 2020

B.C. couple donates thousands to charity from their Harry Potter-themed Christmas house

Uniquely decorated house attracted more than 2,000 Potterheads in one weekend for a good cause

Tales over hot apple sauce, maple syrup and flapjacks

By Ed McMackin It seems, living in a country such as Canada…

  • Dec 12, 2019

Half of shoppers say they have no holiday spending budget

B.C. consumers surveyed estimate they will spend $921 this season

Forced out for being gay, Mountie’s legacy ‘not the end of his story’

Journal project of Surrey RCMP Cpl. Elenore Sturko aims to commemorate her great uncle’s service

Getting their child back from a ‘deep hole’

After Makena suffered 100 seizures, surgery became a ‘high point’ for these parents

  • Dec 2, 2019

Changing the outcome through philanthropy

Donor support plays a vital role when it comes to cancer breakthroughs

  • Dec 2, 2019

Dihydrogen oxide-sounds toxic?

You won’t die if you ingest dihydrogen oxide. You won’t even come…

  • Nov 30, 2019

What happened to Neil?

Hello Creston! It’s pretty exciting to see a new face attached to…

  • Nov 29, 2019