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Kelsey Yates

Kelsey Yates

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.

Phone
250-428-2266 ext. 14
Email
editor@crestonvalleyadvance.ca

Recent Work by Kelsey

Creston art gallery celebrates Indigenous collaboration inside renovated grain elevator

Creston art gallery celebrates Indigenous collaboration inside renovated grain elevator

A grand opening for the elevator, Indigenous art studio was held on June 2
Lower Kootenay Band celebrates health services with open house

Lower Kootenay Band celebrates health services with open house

The Wilfred Jacobs building opened last year with a new health clinic
Creston announces 2023 Citizens of the Year

Creston announces 2023 Citizens of the Year

Demetre Karountzos and Ella Moore were chosen for their community involvement
Creston RCMP raise over $3,600 for Special Olympics

Creston RCMP raise over $3,600 for Special Olympics

The Law Enforcement Torch Run was held on May 28
Creston students support turtle habitat

Creston students support turtle habitat

Adam Robertson students helped install nesting logs for Western Painted Turtles
Creston RCMP Report: Shoplifter caught on camera

Creston RCMP Report: Shoplifter caught on camera

The RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the man
Creston students take to the water for counselling in canoes

Creston students take to the water for counselling in canoes

C’inaxata program harnesses healing power of nature
Creston RCMP lace up to support Special Olympics BC

Creston RCMP lace up to support Special Olympics BC

The Law Enforcement Torch Run is this Sunday
Canyon-Lister Elementary receives provincial grant for accessible playground

Canyon-Lister Elementary receives provincial grant for accessible playground

The Child Care Playground Equipment Program has granted $195K for the project
Town of Creston receives FortisBC Efficiency in Action Award

Town of Creston receives FortisBC Efficiency in Action Award

Municipal Public Sector Award recognized design and construction of the new Creston Emergency Services Building
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