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BC Green Party leader visits northern B.C. pipeline protest site

Adam Olsen calls for better relationship between Canada, British Columbia and First Nations

Town of Creston purchases land for new fire hall

Referendum in October 2018 approved borrowing maximum $4.5M for Creston emergency services building

  • Jan 18, 2020

Residents offer Town of Creston input on future of reservoir land

Former open water reservoirs north of Creston’s 23rd and 24th avenues currently closed to the public

Jumbo Valley to be protected, ending decades-long dispute over proposed ski resort

Development rights permanently retired for site of proposed year-round ski resort west of Invermere

Creston Concert Society presenting Atlantic String Machine

Award-winning, genre-jumping string quintet performing in Creston Jan. 24.

  • Jan 16, 2020

City of Kimberley finalizes sale of SunMine to Teck

Teck officially purchased the SunMine from the City of Kimberley on December 31, 2019.

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Creston high school performance class rehearsing concert

Prince Charles Secondary School performance class preparing music, dance, lip sync

Latest winter storm prompts West Kootenay travel warning

20-30 cm of snow expected overnight and into Thursday

Creston Valley Arts Council awards Frank Goodsir for service

Frank Goodsir served arts community in many roles during 41 years in Creston

Shypitka updates RDEK on proposed provincial time changes

A famous German physicist once said time is relative. And when it…

Creston mayor reviews 2019, answers questions about town

Creston Mayor Ron Toyota was the guest speaker at Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce breakfast

Programs available in West Kootenay for substance use challenges

Sign up now for two six-week programs in January and March

Out There: Snails alive! Shelled creatures abound in Creston

White-lipped garden snails can be plentiful near Creston’s Schikurski Park in the summer

  • Jan 12, 2020

Nomination period open for 2020 Creston Valley Business Awards

Nominations open at Chamber website for 11 business categories; awards gala follows Feb. 15

  • Jan 12, 2020

Creston Valley Public Library eliminates overdue fines

Creston library borrowers will no longer be charged a per-day fee for overdue items

Snowfall warning issued for Highway 3

Environment Canada says Paulson Summit to the Kootenay Pass could receive 25 centimetres

Comedy, drama, musical kept Creston’s Footlighters busy in 2019

Theatre troupe also competed for Theatre BC adjudicator, earning four awards for members

  • Jan 10, 2020

Health care access, cost of travel top concerns for BC rural residents

Interim report highlights concerns of rural folks when it comes to health services

Creston Fire Rescue calls include assistance to paramedics

Creston Fire REscue responded to nine calls from Dec. 29-Jan.5

  • Jan 9, 2020

Nakusp hospital staff praised for response during emergency

Power generator failed on New Year’s, but human spirit didn’t