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Teen cyclist raising cancer funds passes through Creston

Teen cyclist raising cancer funds passes through Creston

With five days of cycling behind him, Adam Beaudoin spent Aug. 11 recovering in Creston before moving on...
B.C. gang strategy working, Bond says

B.C. gang strategy working, Bond says

B.C.'s two-year-old 'gangs and guns' strategy is working, and the province will continue to do its share to maintain it, Public Safety Minister Shirley Bond says.

Creston RCMP respond to more than 100 calls

Hot summer weather and a week of travellers to and from the Shambala music festival near Salmo contributed to make Aug. 1-7 one of the busiest periods of the year for police...
Creston's Bear Aware spreads safety message

Creston's Bear Aware spreads safety message

Good fences make good neighbours, the old saying goes. With the addition of electricity, they can also keep bears (and other wildlife) out...
Campbell confirmed as UK ambassador

Campbell confirmed as UK ambassador

The federal government has confirmed the appointment of former B.C. premier Gordon Campbell as Canada's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.
From rockhound to Crawford Bay jeweler

From rockhound to Crawford Bay jeweler

When children grow up, they may find themselves in an unexpected — and occasionally, unwanted — line of work...
Creston slo-pitch team playing in seniors games

Creston slo-pitch team playing in seniors games

Based on their name alone, one might assume that members of Creston’s Coffin Dodgers don’t have a chance...
Half of 3 million HST ballots returned

Half of 3 million HST ballots returned

More than 1.6 million voters sent in their ballots for B.C.'s referendum on the harmonized sales tax, a participation rate that matches the 51 per cent turnout for the 2009 B.C. election.

Creston community complex renos on time, over budget

A string of unanticipated structural problems has pushed the estimated costs of renewing and rejuvenating the Creston and District Community Complex arena up by more than $1 million...
Hydro rate increases to be cut back

Hydro rate increases to be cut back

BC Hydro should reduce its proposed rate increases by half and prune back a corporation that has become overstaffed and micromanaged, according to a review panel appointed by the B.C. government.