B.C. conservation officers: Don’t leave food out ahead of bears’ foraging season

Officers will be conducting ‘attractant audits’ and ticketing violators of the B.C. Wildlife Act

Kootenay author D.M. Ditson offers glimpse to recovery

Calm and confident, author D.M. Ditson stands at the rickety black metal…

Creston Art Club to host annual art show and sale at Rotacrest Hall

If you’ve never come to an art show before, now is the…

  • Sep 12, 2019

101st Creston Valley Fall Fair celebrates local agriculture

The Creston Valley Fall Fair will celebrate its 101st year Sept. 5-7…

Creston Valley Youth Soccer Association celebrates with $1,000 donation from Mondelēz Canada and Christie Biscuits

As part of the Christie “Good Cookies Doing Great Things” program, Creston…

  • Aug 30, 2019

Creston’s Footlighters Theatre Society presents bursary to student volunteer

Prince Charles Secondary School grad served as stage manager or crew in a dozen productions

  • Aug 26, 2019
DFO releases drone footage of work at Big Bar landslide site
Scheer talks tax cuts, Singh talks Quebec, Trudeau talks tennis
Singh name-checks Trump, Scheer on defensive on Day 4 of campaign
Mounties charge one of their own under national secrets law

Afraid of needles?

By Dove Sprout Often when I write columns I choose a particular…

  • Aug 23, 2019

Creston’s Footlighters casting singing roles for White Christmas

Theatre troupe holding auditions for singing and speaking roles in upcoming musical

  • Aug 22, 2019

KES hosts the Encore program for people aged 55 and up

Encore is an exciting and innovative program offered by Kootenay Employment Services.…

  • Aug 20, 2019

Deepening connection to nature through stories

By Creston Kids Outside Society What does storytelling sound like in your…

  • Aug 17, 2019

Society developing hiking and biking trails on Kootenay Lake’s East Shore

East Shore Trail and Bike Association maintains 35 km, with more Kootenay Lake trails to come

Pregnant Kootenay teachers fight to change compensation rules

Risk to unborn babies not recognized by WorkSafeBC

Creston’s Footlighters holding dance auditions for White Christmas

The first round of auditions for White Christmas, the first production of…

  • Aug 14, 2019

Military Ames fundraiser coming up

Veterans’ Group annual garage sale August 16, 17 and 18

Ten-year-old boy raising money for the Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada

Ten-year-old Shem Wilson has wanted to run a lemonade stand for the…

QUIZ: Put your knowledge of British Columbia to the test

In honour of B.C. Day, take this short quiz and see how much you know about our province

Creston-Kootenay Foundation to host masked ball in September

Tickets are available on the

COLUMN: Creston’s OUTspoken group here to help queer family

The rainbow crosswalk is a symbol that represents human rights, equality, acceptance, safety, and freedom.

  • Jul 31, 2019

Local artist supports rainbow crosswalk fundraiser

Momentum is growing in Creston for the upcoming rainbow crosswalk barbecue fundraiser…