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Survey to chart success of Kootenay Lake fishing

Survey to chart success of Kootenay Lake fishing

With the cold weather this time of the year, the lure of Kootenay Lake may diminish for some local residents. For more hardy anglers, however, there is no better time to cast that lure.

Creston legion needs $30,000 to replace boiler

Royal Canadian Legion branch No. 29 has been open and active in Creston since 1949. It continues to be active, with over 400 paid members who regularly participate in weekly dart night, Saturday meat draws, twice-monthly buffet suppers and pancake breakfasts, regular entertainment, dances and delicious steak barbecues...
Knights of Columbus pick awareness poster winners

Knights of Columbus pick awareness poster winners

Four Creston Valley students were recently awarded for winning the Knights of Columbus substance abuse awareness poster contest...

Nelson-Creston MLA to release food systems report

On Feb. 21 at 4 p.m., Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall will be releasing the report, Kootenay Lake Food Systems.

Singalong to benefit Therapeutic Activation Program for Seniors

Tarts and Tunes, an afternoon of goodies and group singing, will be held at Rotacrest Hall from 1-3:30 p.m. on Feb. 18.

Nearly 7,000 birds in Creston Valley during annual count

Sponsored by the Creston Field Naturalists, the annual Christmas Bird Count was held on Dec. 27. Nearly 7,000 birds were sighted from a total of 66 species.
Creston Lions Club takes on TAPS fundraising

Creston Lions Club takes on TAPS fundraising

For over 20 years, the Therapeutic Activation Program for Seniors (TAPS) has been serving the seniors of the Creston Valley. Currently, some 65 seniors take advantage of the many programs offered. The average age of the group is 86.
Creston Valley's high-flying family

Creston Valley's high-flying family

Fashion show raises funds for Opt

We’ve shopped for you, dusted off, spruced up and tickled the treasures from the fashion racks at Gleaners for the “What goes around, comes around” fashion show and tea from 2-4 p.m. on Feb. 26 at the Creston and District Community Complex.
Workshop series brings stories to life

Workshop series brings stories to life

“Once upon a time, oral storytelling ruled. It was the medium through which people learned their history, settled their arguments, and came to make sense of the phenomena of their world. Then along came the written word. ... Oral storytelling, like the simpleminded youngest brother in the olden tales, was foolishly cast aside. ...