Our Team


Kelsey Yates
Editor
250-428-2266 ext. 14
Kelsey Yates has had a lifelong passion for newspapers and storytelling. Originally from Alberta, she graduated from SAIT Polytechnic's journalism program in 2016. She went on to serve as a reporter for a variety of weekly publications including the Airdrie Echo, Cochrane Times, and Strathmore Standard. After 10 years spent in the Calgary area, she made the move to the Creston Valley to enjoy the beautiful scenery and outdoor recreation. When not in the office, she enjoys hiking, kayaking, birdwatching, painting, and hanging out with her cat, Kiki.

Norman Eady
Publisher
250-428-2266 ext. 14
Norman Eady is a new resident of Creston having lived for 35 years in Whitehorse, Yukon. He has worked in the telecommunications industry for 25 years and ran a small business consulting business as well. He is married with two grown children. Outside of work, he enjoys exploring nature, reading, playing chess, and pickleball.

Lisa Ziebarth
Office Manager
250-428-2266 ext. 14
Lisa Ziebarth became a resident of Creston in 2019 after a 26-year IT career in Calgary and Edmonton. She loves the mild winters and community spirit the Creston Valley offers. When not working, Lisa enjoys live music, traveling, volunteering, reading, and walking her dogs. An eternal optimist, Lisa believes the Edmonton Oilers will win the Stanley Cup again.