Creston Valley

A mobile immunization clinic is coming through Creston on July 22 and 23. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Interior Health’s mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinic coming to Creston for drop-ins

The clinic will be at the Community Complex on July 22 and 23

 

Tia Wayling is the recreation services co-ordinator with the Regional District of Central Kootenay. (File Photo)

Rec Perspectives: Enjoy Summer Activity with Smoky Skies

‘Keep an eye on the air quality index and take advantage of the days that are clearer than others.’

  • Jul 20, 2021

 

Tammy Bradford, manager of the Creston Museum, poses with Derry the Ford Model T outside of the Farmers’ Market on July 10. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Tammy Bradford, manager of the Creston Museum, poses with Derry the Ford Model T outside of the Farmers’ Market on July 10. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Creston Museum celebrates Ford Model T’s 100th birthday

Originally manufactured in the United States in July 1921, Derry has travelled many miles during his lifetime

 

Voices of the Ancestors will be playing at Tivoli Theatre on Monday, July 19. (Courtesy of Creston Valley Arts Council)

Locally produced documentary shares Indigenous knowledge of the Kootenay region

Hereditary Chief Robert Louie Sr. shares his unique life experience in the 32-minute video

  • Jul 14, 2021
Voices of the Ancestors will be playing at Tivoli Theatre on Monday, July 19. (Courtesy of Creston Valley Arts Council)
In this Thursday, July 1, 2021 file photo, a wildfire burns in the mountains north of Lytton, British Columbia, Canada, during record high temperatures. According to a study released on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, the deadly heat wave that roasted the Pacific Northwest and western Canada “was virtually impossible without human-caused climate change” which also added a few extra degrees to the record-smashing warmth. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

E-Tips: The Realities of Climate Change

‘If nothing is done, we are currently on track for the Earth to warm another four to five degrees by 2100.’

  • Jul 9, 2021
In this Thursday, July 1, 2021 file photo, a wildfire burns in the mountains north of Lytton, British Columbia, Canada, during record high temperatures. According to a study released on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, the deadly heat wave that roasted the Pacific Northwest and western Canada “was virtually impossible without human-caused climate change” which also added a few extra degrees to the record-smashing warmth. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
A grizzly bear with cubs has been spotted in the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area. (File photo from Pixabay)

Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area trail closed due to grizzly bear with cubs

The mother grizzly charged a staff member’s vehicle on July 9, causing closure of the Wildlife Wander Trail

A grizzly bear with cubs has been spotted in the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area. (File photo from Pixabay)
Columnist Margaret Miller is a longtime Creston Valley resident. (File photo)

Valley Views: Staying Safe

‘In these times of unprecedented weather events, it’s wise for all of us to do a little calm pre-planning.’

  • Jul 9, 2021
Columnist Margaret Miller is a longtime Creston Valley resident. (File photo)
Paul Gaucher and Dove Sprout are co-owners of Creston Acupuncture Natural Health Centre. (File Photo)

Natural Health Approach: Fire Element

‘Fire is symbolic of maximum activity or greatest yang.’

  • Jul 9, 2021
Paul Gaucher and Dove Sprout are co-owners of Creston Acupuncture Natural Health Centre. (File Photo)
“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.

Think on These Things: The Measure of Forgiveness

‘In these days of COVID - 19, we need to learn forgiveness.’

  • Jul 9, 2021
“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.
Kuya Minogue, resident teacher at Sakura-ji (Creston’s zendo), has returned with a new column. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Acts of Hope: Gratitude is a Revolutionary Act

By Kuya Minogue, resident teacher at Sakura-ji, Creston’s zendo In my last…

  • Jul 8, 2021
Kuya Minogue, resident teacher at Sakura-ji (Creston’s zendo), has returned with a new column. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Morris Flowers has offered some advice on gardening in the Creston Valley. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

The best plants to add to your garden this year

Morris Flowers Garden Center offered some suggestions for creating visual interest

Morris Flowers has offered some advice on gardening in the Creston Valley. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Snowbrush in late June on Mt. Thompson. (Photo by Ed McMackin)

Out There: Buckbrush and Snowbrush

‘Many plants, including shrubs, have started blooming as of May 21.’

  • Jul 8, 2021
Snowbrush in late June on Mt. Thompson. (Photo by Ed McMackin)
The Creston Legion has re-opened to the public. (File photo by Kelsey Yates)

Creston Legion plans phased re-opening

Opening will be in phases in conjunction with the provincial regulations

  • Jul 8, 2021
The Creston Legion has re-opened to the public. (File photo by Kelsey Yates)
Letter to the editor.

Letter to the Editor: The Water Crisis

‘Is there anyone out there who can lead us to a future of sustainable water use?’

  • Jul 7, 2021
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Letter to the Editor: Changing the Name of PCSS

‘I was saddened to read in the Advance that the name of Prince Charles Secondary School is being changed.’

  • Jul 6, 2021
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Creston students Riley, Julia, Kennedy, Ezra, and Benjamin are the newest managers of the local mini golf course. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Young entrepreneurs take over management of Creston Mini Golf

Creston students Riley, Julia, Kennedy, Ezra, and Benjamin will be charge of the operation for the summer to learn hands-on business skills

Creston students Riley, Julia, Kennedy, Ezra, and Benjamin are the newest managers of the local mini golf course. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Friends' member Judy pictured hosting a COVID-friendly pop-up book sale. (Submitted by Creston Valley Public Library)

Lit Column: Are You a Friend of the Library?

Friends of the Creston Library needs new members

  • Jul 6, 2021
Friends' member Judy pictured hosting a COVID-friendly pop-up book sale. (Submitted by Creston Valley Public Library)
Tia Wayling is the recreation services co-ordinator with the Regional District of Central Kootenay. File photo

Rec Perspectives: A Summer of Fun

‘Even though you can travel anywhere in Canada now, don’t wait to take advantage of what’s happening in our awesome valley.’

  • Jul 6, 2021
Tia Wayling is the recreation services co-ordinator with the Regional District of Central Kootenay. File photo
Creston Town Hall. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Town of Creston byelection to be held this fall

General voting day will be Saturday, September 18

Creston Town Hall. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Many factors make it difficult to establish whether or not these unmarked graves contain the remains of children who attended the St. Eugene Residential School, according to the ʔaq̓am statement.

ʔaq̓am confirm 182 unmarked burials near Cranbrook

Many factors make it difficult to establish if graves contain the remains of children who attended the St. Eugene Residential School, says ʔaq̓am

Many factors make it difficult to establish whether or not these unmarked graves contain the remains of children who attended the St. Eugene Residential School, according to the ʔaq̓am statement.