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Fundraiser planned to support Faulks family

A spaghetti dinner and silent auction will be held in the Creston Hotel banquet room on May 26.

Junior Citizen of the Year is Olivia Kettle

Olivia Kettle was named Creston Valley’s Junior Citizen of the Year.

Maury Murphy is 2019 Citizen of the Year

Murphy began his lifetime of service in a big way when he joined the Royal Canadian Navy in 1944.

Award of Creston Community Park construction

The Board of Directors of the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) today approved the award of the Creston Community Park construction project to Border Holdings Ltd. in the amount of $2,199,958.20 plus GST.

  • May 16, 2019

The Venue Performance and Visual Arts Centre

Creston musicians and artists of various mediums mourned the closure of the…

Creston Valley Rod and Gun Club celebrate centennial

The Creston Valley Rod and Gun Club are celebrating 100 years of…

  • May 16, 2019
No chance at parole for 50 years for Calgary double killer
Climber attempts to scale Eiffel Tower in Paris
Gender filter stirs emotions for some trans people
Graduation speaker pledges to pay students' debt

Municipal partners support proposed regional compost program

The regional-scale composting program proposed by the RDCK has taken a significant step closer to becoming a reality.

  • May 15, 2019

Variety of calls keep police busy

Creston RCMP responded to 55 calls for assistance from May 7-13, including…

Open letter to Wayne Stetski, MP

Why did you vote against a motion (vote No.1308) on May 8th that called on the government to stop raising the price of gas?

  • May 14, 2019

Second prescribed burn planned for Crawford Creek

The BC Wildfire Service plans to conduct a 17-hectare prescribed burn in…

  • May 14, 2019

Temporary closure of Steve’s Ride Trail as Town of Creston treats poison hemlock in area

Starting the week of May 13, 2019, and throughout the coming months, Town crews will begin to use a chemical herbicide to remove poison hemlock.

  • May 14, 2019

Cartwheel Farm turns dreams to reality

This year’s fifth crop at Cartwheel Farm they have already survived longer in the business than an estimated 80 per cent of similar startups.

Parks & Recreation Master Plan for Creston and Areas A, B, C

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is developing a Parks and…

  • May 13, 2019

Trail firefighters quash a string of suspicious brush fires

Seven brush fires started Friday night; Trail police investigating

Blossom Festival opening night nears

As the weather warms and blooms begin to emerge, thoughts can finally…

Creston gets electric distribution system upgrade

Customers may experience some traffic disruptions and short power outages.

Skatepark construction underway at CDCC

Construction on the skatepark at Creston & District Community Complex is now…

Police play Good Samaritan to traveller

Creston RCMP responded to 68 calls for assistance from April 30 to May 6.

West Creston Fire Hall moving ahead

RDCK Area C director Adam Casemore has announced that the West Creston…

MP Stetski’s local food bill sent to Senate Committee

On Tuesday, the Senate referred Bill C-281, An Act to establish a…

  • May 9, 2019