Creston Valley

Town of Creston. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Creston’s all-candidates forum scheduled for Oct. 4

Contenders for town council to present their views in lively debate

Town of Creston. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
One of the first areas treated as part of the Arrow Mountain Wildfire Risk Reduction Project. (Photo by Daniel Gratton)

Creston Community Forest reduces wildfire risk, provides employment to locals

To mark National Forestry Week, let’s celebrate the efforts of wildfire mitigation

One of the first areas treated as part of the Arrow Mountain Wildfire Risk Reduction Project. (Photo by Daniel Gratton)
The Creston Valley Thunder Cats are on a two-year probation for alleged hazing. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
The Creston Valley Thunder Cats are on a two-year probation for alleged hazing. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Creston Town Hall. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Creston Town Hall. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Creston Town Hall. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Creston Town Hall. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
The Ismail boys. (Submitted)

Neighbours Refugee Sponsorship Group seeks community support

The next fundraiser, the Family Fun Extravaganza, is on Sept. 17 to raise funds

The Ismail boys. (Submitted)
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Lit: Speaking Out About Banning Books

News of book bannings are on the rise across the border

  • Sep 15, 2022
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The trail to Bonnie Lake from the junction at the Mt. Thompson Rim Trail. (Photo by Ed McMackin)

Out There: Bonnie Lake and a Dream Come True

Creston Community Forest completed construction on a new trail to Bonnie Lake in early September

  • Sep 14, 2022
The trail to Bonnie Lake from the junction at the Mt. Thompson Rim Trail. (Photo by Ed McMackin)
When it comes to the climate crisis, there is a need for education reform. (Pixabay)

E-Tips: Student Motivated Education

Einstein once said, “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.”

  • Sep 14, 2022
When it comes to the climate crisis, there is a need for education reform. (Pixabay)
Columnist Margaret Miller is a longtime Creston Valley resident. (File photo)

Valley Views: Starry Nights

Artist Vincent van Gogh once claimed the night was “more alive and richly colored than the day”

  • Sep 14, 2022
Columnist Margaret Miller is a longtime Creston Valley resident. (File photo)
Barb and Frank Wloka pose with some of the fresh produce for sale outside of their store. (Photo by Wes Friesen)

Wloka Farms: Enjoying winter squash

There is a great variety of squash to enjoy in the upcoming season

Barb and Frank Wloka pose with some of the fresh produce for sale outside of their store. (Photo by Wes Friesen)
Jason Meidl is the funeral director at Creston Valley Funeral Services. (Submitted)

Ask Your Funeral Director: Is having a funeral service important?

‘For many, a funeral is the first step in the grieving process.’

Jason Meidl is the funeral director at Creston Valley Funeral Services. (Submitted)
Lynne Karey-McKenna (right), with Suzanne Chubb (left) in Footlighters Theatre Society’s recent production of <em>Complain Department and Lemonade</em>, will be leading a play reading group to help determine the final production of the group’s 2022/2023 season. (Photo by Brian Lawrence)

Footlighters to choose final production with series of play readings

Series provides opportunity to select a play for production, and participate without being onstage or memorizing lines

Lynne Karey-McKenna (right), with Suzanne Chubb (left) in Footlighters Theatre Society’s recent production of <em>Complain Department and Lemonade</em>, will be leading a play reading group to help determine the final production of the group’s 2022/2023 season. (Photo by Brian Lawrence)
Drive Fore Rotary. (Creston Valley Rotary Club)

26th annual Drive Fore Rotary set for Sept. 18

The goal is to raise $30,000 this year

Drive Fore Rotary. (Creston Valley Rotary Club)
Claude Lefebvre is wanted on theft charges. (Creston RCMP)

UPDATE: Creston RCMP locate wanted man

Claude Lefebvre was wanted on theft charges

Claude Lefebvre is wanted on theft charges. (Creston RCMP)
Const. Brett Urano has joined the 2022 Cops for Kids Ride, set to leave from Kelowna on Friday, Sept. 9. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Creston constable pedals 1,000 km for kids in need

Const. Brett Urano has joined the 2022 Cops for Kids Ride

Const. Brett Urano has joined the 2022 Cops for Kids Ride, set to leave from Kelowna on Friday, Sept. 9. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Oliver Ole Langelid is wanted by the Creston RCMP for sex crimes. (Creston RCMP)

Creston man wrongly identified as sex offender

A video on social media wrongly identifying a man as Oliver Ole Langelid has caused undue harassment

Oliver Ole Langelid is wanted by the Creston RCMP for sex crimes. (Creston RCMP)
(Phil McLachlan/Black Press file photo)

Creston RCMP Report: Callers report creepy spiders and howling dogs

In this week’s report, creepy crawlies, dogs howling at the moon, and more

  • Sep 6, 2022
(Phil McLachlan/Black Press file photo)
Volunteers worked on construction of the playground on Aug. 3. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Creston students to enjoy new playground this fall

A huge upgrade has been added to the school grounds at Adam Robertson Elementary

Volunteers worked on construction of the playground on Aug. 3. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
The Creston Valley Public Library is welcoming students this September with back to school programs. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Celebrating back to school at the Creston Valley Public Library

Having fun isn’t hard when you’ve got a library card!

The Creston Valley Public Library is welcoming students this September with back to school programs. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
AnneMarie Smits (left) and Makaria Ewing (right) in Complaint Department and Lemonade, which Footlighters presented Aug. 27 after only 24 hours of rehearsal. (Photo by Brian Lawrence)
AnneMarie Smits (left) and Makaria Ewing (right) in Complaint Department and Lemonade, which Footlighters presented Aug. 27 after only 24 hours of rehearsal. (Photo by Brian Lawrence)