2014 in Review: Creston Valley stories worth taking a second look at

2014 in Review: Creston Valley stories worth taking a second look at

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  • Dec. 29, 2014 4:00 p.m.

For each month of 2014, Advance publisher Lorne Eckersley and editor Brian Lawrence selected stories that they want to be sure readers didn’t miss, covering a wide range of topics:

January: “BC Wildlife Federation names Creston Valley’s Guy Hobbs artist of the year”

February: “Creston doctors locked out of Osprey Medical Clinic”; “Creston’s Ricky’s All Day Grill earns company’s Rising Star Award”

March: “Creston Grade 10 students complete swimming program sponsored by aquatic society”; “Creston town council decides to drop daylight time issue”

April: “Strong season for Creston Valley Thunder Cats led to ‘unbelievable’ second-round playoff win”; “Creston Valley farmers unhappy with Agricultural Land Reserve changes”; “Creston couple grateful and optimistic despite cancer battle”

May: “Retired Creston firefighter honoured after 49 years of service”; “Creston Valley students preparing for fourth annual youth powwow”; “Creston golfer places second in world and Australian blind championships”

June: “Trail connecting Erickson, Creston and Wynndel named a priority by Community Conversations participants”; “Canoe trek brings Lower Kootenay Band members back to former village location on Idaho-B.C. border”

July: “Lower Kootenay Band member maintaining heritage with sturgeon-nosed canoe”

August: “Public piano destined for Canyon Street Walkthrough in downtown Creston”

September: “Creston Valley author wins award for Christian romance novel”; “Erickson’s Tabletree supplying cherry juice to the Edmonton Eskimos”

October: “Two Bountiful leaders appear in Creston court on polygamy charges”; “Cresteramics and Creston Valley Farmers’ Market unveil murals”

November: “Play by Adam Robertson Elementary School teacher helps Creston students remember”; “Election 2014: Creston Mayor Ron Toyota re-elected to third term”; “Jason Louie wins second term as Lower Kootenay Band chief”

December: “Town of Creston, Lower Kootenay Band councils join for inauguration”