Opinion

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

Rec Perspectives: Improving Recreational Opportunities

‘Our vision is to see residents live active and creative lifestyles’

  • Jan 10, 2022

 

Kootenay Lake is one of the bodies of water re-surveyed by Living Lakes Canada this summer, in a study of ecological and urban development changes to Basin shorelines. Photo: Kelsey Yates

Empowering B.C. communities to protect their local watersheds

The time is now to create a Watershed Security Fund.

  • Dec 21, 2021

 

Jason Meidl is the funeral director at Creston Valley Funeral Services.

Ask Your Funeral Director: What is a last responder?

By Jason Meidl, funeral director at Creston Valley Funeral Services In November,…

  • Dec 6, 2021

 

It’s time for some fun winter activities such as building beautiful snow sculptures. (Submitted)

Rec Perspectives: Winter Through a Child’s Eyes

‘Winter can be a magical season if you allow it to be.’

  • Dec 1, 2021
It’s time for some fun winter activities such as building beautiful snow sculptures. (Submitted)
Creston Town Hall. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Councillor Comments: COVID-19 Immunization Policy

In October, the Town of Creston implemented a mandatory immunization policy for staff and volunteers

  • Nov 23, 2021
Creston Town Hall. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Columnist Margaret Miller is a longtime Creston Valley resident.

Valley Views: RIGHT OR RESPONSIBILITY?

“Political parties offer differing views on what’s important, and in a world with pressing problems, increasing authoritarianism and inequality, it’s important for citizens to take an active role in shaping their nation’s future.”

  • Oct 9, 2020
Columnist Margaret Miller is a longtime Creston Valley resident.
Bags of garbage that was collected by Nova Morgan and her friend along a short stretch of Canyon-Lister Road in September. Photo submitted by Signe Miller

Letter to the editor: I am so tired of people using my neighbourhood as their trash bin

“How can you justify throwing trash out of the window of your vehicle? Where do you think it is going?”

  • Oct 9, 2020
Bags of garbage that was collected by Nova Morgan and her friend along a short stretch of Canyon-Lister Road in September. Photo submitted by Signe Miller
Rec Perspectives: Disc Golf, Anyone?

Rec Perspectives: Disc Golf, Anyone?

“For those of you who haven’t heard already, disc golf has come to the Creston Valley”

  • Oct 1, 2020
Rec Perspectives: Disc Golf, Anyone?
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Lit Column: We All Have Pandemic Fatigue

“Without the ability to gather as a community, visit with our loved ones, or to even take our time while we shop, the future can feel gloomy”

  • Sep 30, 2020
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Column: One person can make a difference

Column: One person can make a difference

“While it’s sad for many to see the Sunset Seed Company close their doors for good, it dawned on me that several were going to miss Tom and his aura more than the goods that he sold”

Column: One person can make a difference
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Letter to the editor: Trustees should serve students instead of themselves

“As a former School District 8 trustee, I was shocked when the current board awarded themselves a mind-blowing increase in remuneration. What’s next, benefits and a pension plan?”

  • Sep 25, 2020
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Editorial: More LKB neighbours leads to more understanding

Editorial: More LKB neighbours leads to more understanding

“Both proposals for Kinsmen Park serve each party’s stakeholders well. Each has the intention of strengthening and growing community. But only one truly offers a chance to heal the past and change the narrative for the future.”

Editorial: More LKB neighbours leads to more understanding
Rec Perspectives: See Through the Smoke

Rec Perspectives: See Through the Smoke

“Well, the smoke won’t be here forever. I hear if that if you have the ability to hike up high enough on Thompson Mountain, you can get above the smoke.”

  • Sep 21, 2020
Rec Perspectives: See Through the Smoke
Aaron Hemens is the editor for the Creston Valley Advance. (Photo by Rame Kader)

Column: Sunnier days will return

“What keeps me hopeful is knowing that just like the windstorm, both the cloud of smoke and the negative physical and mental health implications that come with it will pass”

Aaron Hemens is the editor for the Creston Valley Advance. (Photo by Rame Kader)
COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

Our reactions to a forestry downturn reflect the past, not the present

COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy
Jessica Peters is a reporter at the Chilliwack Progress.

COLUMN: Models of care have varied greatly between ICBC and WorkSafe

Fighting to prove serious injuries doesn’t help anybody

Jessica Peters is a reporter at the Chilliwack Progress.