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Members a top priority for 2018

Members a top priority for 2018

The Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce is finally poised to get down to its core

Members a top priority for 2018
What Happens If We Stop Shopping Locally?

What Happens If We Stop Shopping Locally?

If we provide excellent, knowledgeable and friendly service, that is competitively priced, Creston residents will support their own.

What Happens If We Stop Shopping Locally?
COLUMN: Let’s keep your money circulating in the region

COLUMN: Let’s keep your money circulating in the region

Chamber of Commerce executive director Tom Thomson on buying locally

  • Nov 24, 2017
COLUMN: Let’s keep your money circulating in the region
From left to right Jaylene Holder, Kyle Holder, Ryan Fleck, and Tyler Whitesel (Photo credit All Elements Industries)

Local company looking to give back to Creston

“It feels wonderful to be able to come back to Creston and contribute to Creston’s economic growth”

From left to right Jaylene Holder, Kyle Holder, Ryan Fleck, and Tyler Whitesel (Photo credit All Elements Industries)
Check out the new and improved Creston Valley Advance online community calendar
Check out the new and improved Creston Valley Advance online community calendar
Michael Hoher of the Export Navigator program poses with some of the local products he’s helping to export past B.C.’s borders. Photo: Will Johnson

Helping growing Kootenay businesses export

Provincial pilot project aims to help businesses access new markets

  • Nov 1, 2017
Michael Hoher of the Export Navigator program poses with some of the local products he’s helping to export past B.C.’s borders. Photo: Will Johnson
Lorne Eckersley                                Paul Gaucher and Dove Sprout co-own Creston Acupuncture Natural Health Centre

New natural health centre opens in downtown Creston

Paul Gaucher and his wife Dove Sprout co-own Creston Acupuncture Natural Health Centre

Lorne Eckersley                                Paul Gaucher and Dove Sprout co-own Creston Acupuncture Natural Health Centre
In September, Teck announced an increase in zinc production guidance at Red Dog. The news was positive for Teck Trail Ops because most of the site’s zinc concentrate comes from the Alaskan mine. Red Dog’s zinc production for 2017 is now expected to be in the range of 525,000 to 550,000 tonnes, up from the prior guidance range of 475,000 to 500,000 tonnes. (Trail Times file photo)

Zinc production helps boost Teck profits

Third quarter profits more than doubled compared to 2016, states Teck Resources

In September, Teck announced an increase in zinc production guidance at Red Dog. The news was positive for Teck Trail Ops because most of the site’s zinc concentrate comes from the Alaskan mine. Red Dog’s zinc production for 2017 is now expected to be in the range of 525,000 to 550,000 tonnes, up from the prior guidance range of 475,000 to 500,000 tonnes. (Trail Times file photo)
CBT numbers should please Creston businesses

CBT numbers should please Creston businesses

The Columbia Basin Trust’s symposium in Kimberley earlier this month was literally out of this world

CBT numbers should please Creston businesses
Premier John Horgan and ‘Namgis Chief Don Svanvik meet at Alert Bay over opposition to salmon farming, Oct. 12, 2017. (Hanna Petersen/North Island Gazette)

B.C. minister warned salmon farm not to restock

Letter to Marine Harvest not a threat, Lana Popham says

Premier John Horgan and ‘Namgis Chief Don Svanvik meet at Alert Bay over opposition to salmon farming, Oct. 12, 2017. (Hanna Petersen/North Island Gazette)
Coulson Litigation will speak for small B.C. wineries in R. v. Comeau. Submitted photo

Canada’s Supreme Court to hear from small B.C. wineries

Okanagan wineries granted intervener status in monumental case

Coulson Litigation will speak for small B.C. wineries in R. v. Comeau. Submitted photo
Mark Wolfe, President Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce

Changes taking shape at the Chamber

What a difference a summer makes.

  • Sep 27, 2017
Mark Wolfe, President Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce
Creston Chamber of Commerce will host a Dragon’s Den for entrepreneurs in October for Small Business Week.

Creston Chamber of Commerce will host a Dragon’s Den for entrepreneurs

Small Business month is being celebrated in Creston this year with the launch of The Dragon’s Den

  • Sep 26, 2017
Creston Chamber of Commerce will host a Dragon’s Den for entrepreneurs in October for Small Business Week.
Ken Kalesnikoff addressed the Regional District of Central Kootenay board meeting about watershed logging on Thursday, in his role as president of the Interior Lumber Manufacturers Association. Behind him is Jason Leus, spokesperson for the Ymir community, who is trying to protect their watershed from logging by B.C. Timber Sales. Photo: Will Johnson

West Kootenay loggers defend watershed harvesting

RDCK board grilled representative Ken Kalesnikoff on Thursday

Ken Kalesnikoff addressed the Regional District of Central Kootenay board meeting about watershed logging on Thursday, in his role as president of the Interior Lumber Manufacturers Association. Behind him is Jason Leus, spokesperson for the Ymir community, who is trying to protect their watershed from logging by B.C. Timber Sales. Photo: Will Johnson
Creston Valley Visitor Centre has a record breaking year

Creston Valley Visitor Centre has a record breaking year

Creston Valley’s Visitor Centre saw an increase in tourists

Creston Valley Visitor Centre has a record breaking year
Jenneil Peters is the new editor at the Creston Valley Advance Newspaper

Advance welcomes new editor

It’s during this heat wave that I have the distinct pleasure of introducing myself as the new editor

Jenneil Peters is the new editor at the Creston Valley Advance Newspaper
New town councillor assumes position

New town councillor assumes position

Recently elected Adam Casemore took his place at the Creston Town Council table on July 11.

  • Jul 19, 2017
New town councillor assumes position

OCP results, process earn praise

The Advance invited all members of Town Council and some participants to provide their comments.

  • Jun 14, 2017
Trump comments fire up Kootenay lumber industry

Trump comments fire up Kootenay lumber industry

Nelson area mills are reeling following antagonistic tariff comments from the U.S. president

Trump comments fire up Kootenay lumber industry