Creston Valley

“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.

Think on These Things: Saying and Doing – Part 2

‘These learned men knew the way of truth. Yet, they refused to walk in the path which leads to the Paradise of God.’

  • Jun 23, 2022

 

(Photo Description: The Creston Valley Farmers Market. Photo Credits: BC Farmers' Market Trail & Anice Wong)

Creston prepares for a summer of tourism

The small town of Creston is ready for a summer of tourism now that pandemic restrictions ease up

 

Adrian Leslie, West Kootenay program manager for the Nature Conservancy of Canada, points to the area of Darkwoods that has a new fire guard. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Nature Conservancy of Canada contributes to wildfire mitigation near Creston

Last August, NCC put in a 50-metre fire guard in Darkwoods to slow down future blazes

 

Let’s talk about environmentally friendly lawn equipment. (File photo)

E-Tips: Eco-Friendly Lawn Maintenance

There are now many electric and battery powered options for gardening tools

  • Jun 17, 2022
Let’s talk about environmentally friendly lawn equipment. (File photo)
The Town of Creston’s new recycling system starts on June 21. (File photo)

Town of Creston set to launch curbside recycling and organics program

Food waste collection will begin on June 21, recycling on June 28

The Town of Creston’s new recycling system starts on June 21. (File photo)
Creston’s Teddy Bear Daycare is improving energy efficiency and consumption with support from Columbia Basin Trust. (Columbia Basin Trust photo)

Creston’s Teddy Bear Daycare to receive energy-efficient upgrades

Columbia Basin Trust provides $2.4 million to upgrade child care spaces across the region

Creston’s Teddy Bear Daycare is improving energy efficiency and consumption with support from Columbia Basin Trust. (Columbia Basin Trust photo)
The Creston Valley Public Library has received $39,000 in government funding for improvements. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Creston Valley Public Library receives funding for improvements

The B.C. government has provided $39,000 to Creston

The Creston Valley Public Library has received $39,000 in government funding for improvements. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Gertie and Barrie Brown pose in their garden. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Dog lovers host garden tour to benefit Creston’s PAWS

Gertie and Barrie Brown are using their green thumbs to help furry friends in need

Gertie and Barrie Brown pose in their garden. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
It’s time to celebrate dad on June 19. (Pixabay)
It’s time to celebrate dad on June 19. (Pixabay)
Martell Beach from above. (Submitted)

Kootenay Lake beach goers can look forward to an improved experience

Trails for Creston Valley Society has added public amenities to Martell Beach

  • Jun 14, 2022
Martell Beach from above. (Submitted)
Barb and Frank Wloka pose with some of the fresh produce for sale outside of their store. (Photo by Wes Friesen)

Wloka Farms: Planning for the harvest season

Keeping the fruit stand stocked all season requires a lot of planning

  • Jun 13, 2022
Barb and Frank Wloka pose with some of the fresh produce for sale outside of their store. (Photo by Wes Friesen)
A fire started at the Creston Landfill on June 10. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

UPDATE: Fire extinguished at Creston Landfill

The landfill reopens Saturday

A fire started at the Creston Landfill on June 10. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
CKISS staff conducting a shore line survey looking for Asian clams. (Photo from CKISS)

Volunteers needed to help protect Kootenay Lake from aquatic invasive species

A new community science monitoring initiative has been launched by CKISS

  • Jun 10, 2022
CKISS staff conducting a shore line survey looking for Asian clams. (Photo from CKISS)
“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.

Think on These Things: Saying and Doing – Part 1

‘Words are of no value unless they are accompanied with appropriate actions.’

  • Jun 9, 2022
“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.
When do you feel most safe? (Metro Creative)

Truest Reflections: Do I feel safe?

When was the last time you felt safe enough to be your true authentic self?

  • Jun 9, 2022
When do you feel most safe? (Metro Creative)
Actors Zoe Marini, as jewel thief Frankie, and Suzanne Chubb, as food critic Damanda Dumper, rehearse for Million Dollar Meatballs, which promises lots of laughs in the disco-themed 70s. (Photo by Brian Lawrence)
Actors Zoe Marini, as jewel thief Frankie, and Suzanne Chubb, as food critic Damanda Dumper, rehearse for Million Dollar Meatballs, which promises lots of laughs in the disco-themed 70s. (Photo by Brian Lawrence)
The Creston Valley Seniors Association has received a grant from Columbia Basin Trust to continue its operations. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Creston Valley Seniors Association offers weekly fun

The hall is set to be renovated this summer thanks to a grant from Columbia Basin Trust

The Creston Valley Seniors Association has received a grant from Columbia Basin Trust to continue its operations. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
New Horizons is welcoming back seniors for a plethora of weekly activities. (Metro Creative)

Many activities for seniors resume at New Horizons

It’s time to celebrate seniors from June 5 to 11

  • Jun 9, 2022
New Horizons is welcoming back seniors for a plethora of weekly activities. (Metro Creative)
(Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

Creston RCMP Report: Woman stabs her partner multiple times in domestic assault

From May 30 to June 6, Creston RCMP received 72 calls for service

  • Jun 8, 2022
(Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
Tia Wayling is the recreation services co-ordinator with the Regional District of Central Kootenay. File photo

Rec Perspectives: Physical Literacy

Learning physical skills as kids can help with fitness into adulthood

  • Jun 8, 2022
Tia Wayling is the recreation services co-ordinator with the Regional District of Central Kootenay. File photo