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Creston town council approves signage variance for restaurant

A development variance permit request by Memories of Indian Cusine Ltd. was…

Chronic wasting disease threatens the Kootenays

The Province is asking hunters to drop off heads of deer species to be tested for CWD

  • Oct 11, 2019

Officer shot, man arrested after standoff near Argenta

The officer suffered non-life threatening injuries

Demolition of the CVWMA interpretive centre begins after Thanksgiving Day weekend

Demolition of the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area interpretive centre begins shortly…

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Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy’s ninth annual Reach a Reader fundraiser is today

The Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy’s (CBAL) ninth annual Reach a Reader…

Kootenay Lake ferry labour dispute goes public

Western Pacific Marine criticized the union in a statement

Kootenay-Columbia candidates attending Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce election forum

Creston Valley residents aske to submit questions prior to Oct. 16 federal election forum

  • Oct 9, 2019

Kootenay-Columbia candidates debate climate change

Candidates had little original to say during the two-hour event

Creston RCMP respond to 49 calls

Police received 49 calls for assistance from Oct.1 - Oct.7, Staff Sgt.…

  • Oct 8, 2019

Military Ames presents Quilt of Valour in Creston

Cindy Postnikoff of Military Ames travelled to Creston to present veteran Jason…

Creston Fire Rescue responds to seven calls

Creston Fire Rescue responded to seven calls from Sept. 30-Oct. 6 it…

  • Oct 7, 2019

Kootenay residents rally in support of ferry workers

Residents from the East and West Shore of Kootenay Lake are taking part in a “unity sailing” and rally at the ferry landings in Balfour and Kootenay Bay starting at 3 p.m. on Oct. 4.

‘Unprecedented’ downturn in coal results in uncertainties for Teck

Company says downturn could result in hiring freeze, projects halted, equipment parked, jobs lost

Idle-free signs are popping up around Creston

The grassroots group Creston Climate Action is gaining momentum in raising awareness…

Creston educator recognized for excellence

Creston resident Melissa Flint, a community educator, has been recognized by the…

Creston students share the story of Orange Shirt Day

Students at Adam Robertson Elementary School came together on Sept. 30 to…

Expanded social worker program enhances primary care in Creston

Doctors and patients in Creston are welcoming the expansion of an innovative…

  • Oct 3, 2019