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Elk River reclaims property as its own

Laws make it harder to protect private land than ever before says farmer, local government

Creston RCMP warn public about scammers

In a media release, Thursday afternoon Creston RCMP Staff Sgt. Ryan Currie…

MLA Michelle Mungall to stream live Q and A on Facebook

MLA Michelle Mungall will be streaming a half-hour-long question and answer segment Facebook.

  • Aug 22, 2019

Kootenay Conservation Program develops free online tool to help communities

The Kootenay Conservation Program (KCP) has developed a free online tool to…

  • Aug 21, 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

Rossland council urges minister to kill Jumbo Glacier Resort project

Mayor writes letter panning ski resort on environmental, legal, and economic grounds

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RCMP attend a wedding celebration to arrest wedding crasher

Creston RCMP responded to 87 calls for assistance from Aug. 13 -…

Contempt charge against Balfour logging protesters dropped on technicality

A B.C. Supreme Court justice ruled Cooper Creek Cedar failed to file a contempt application

Creston Fire Rescue respond to nine calls

Creston Fire Rescue responded to nine calls from Aug 12 – 19…

Creston author launching book about Kimberley man’s motorcycle accident

Lori Luczka’s ‘Lost: 7 Hours to Live’ chonicles Paul Kerr’s 2015 accident that claimd his left leg

Fields Forward Society adding value to Creston Valley cherries

‘Cosmetically unsuitable’ cherries juiced for sharing through Creston, Nelson, Cranbrook food banks

Creston businesses, riders invited to join in Kootenay Lake Gran Fondo

Creston Rotary Club and chamber of commerce organizing September cycling event

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

Pianist Henry From performing in Creston

Opportunities to hear an emerging artist pianist don’t happen every day but…

  • Aug 15, 2019

RCMP: 18 impaired drivers caught in days after Shambhala

Police also found 272 other violations on Monday and Tuesday

Young Agrarians bring farm tour to Creston

The Young Agrarians, a grassroots network for new and young ecological farmers,…

Family on way to a wedding when girl, 4, killed in crash near Creston

The Alberta family was travelling through B.C. for a wedding when their RV was in a serious collision

Town council appreciates kudos for Creston Community Forest

North Cowichan speaks highly of Creston forest; plus briefs from Aug. 13 town council meeting…

Creston Fire Rescue responded to six calls

Creston Fire Rescue responded to six calls from Aug. 5-12 as reported…