Lorne Eckersley

People’s Party names Kootenay-Columbia candidate

Stewart, 62, is a retired Registered Professional Forester and former Canadian Armed Forces member.

$1,000 reward offered after B.C. dog dies of strychnine poisoning

Topaz, a German Shepherd, collapsed while out on a run with her owner

People’s Party of Canada arrives in Kootenay – Columbia riding

Kootenay – Columbia riding receives approval for a constituency association.

Tesla era arrives in the Creston Valley

Erich Meyer pulls out onto Highway 3, comes to a full stop,…

B.C. brewery evacuated due to suspected ammonia leak

Creston Fire Rescue personnel and equipment are on site.

UPDATE: Fire forces closures and delays on Highway 3 at Kootenay Pass

Motorists should detour using Kootenay Lake ferry

Kokanee Summit and Justin Trudeau: A story goes nowhere

Eckersley writes, “Early this year … I got a peculiar phone call from another news media reporter.”

Kootenay bear attack victim did nothing wrong

Creston CO James Barber says man hospitalized after run-in with grizzly not at fault

This is the Life – Grants come at a cost

“Last week we in the Creston Valley got good, even great news.”

Multi-use sport park coming to Creston

A new skate park is only part of a huge redevelopment of the Creston District complex grounds

UPDATE: Creston voters say No to fire hall borrowing proposal

Mayor Ron Toyota expressed his disappointment at the outcome shortly after the results were released

Creston grad and husband recognized by Rolling Stone as new performers of note

Rolling Stone magazine has named Once a Tree, the band of Crestonites Jaylie and Hayden Wolf one of 10 new performers to watch.

Who needs a justice system?

Now, seemingly overnight, people are being charged, tried, convicted and sentenced within hours.

Brewery works claim more job losses

Interior Brewery Workers Local 308 says that Labatt Breweries of Canada is manipulating data to justify the loss of jobs at Creston’s 50-year-old brewery.

UPDATED: Columbia Brewery bottling plant in Creston will be closing down

The Columbia Brewery bottling plant will be closing down by December 2017

Creston man donates historic buffalo coat

Montana’s National Bison Range is now home to coat purchased in Peace River in 1955.

KIJHL teams win Cyclone Taylor Cup opening games

Creston Valley Thunder Cats and Beaver Valley Nitehawks are both 1-0 in provincial Junior B hockey championship on now in Creston.

Carjacking of Creston man ends in shooting in Cranbrook

A routine drive to Cranbrook ended in a nightmare for Creston resident Alan Armstrong on Tuesday evening.

This is the Life: Jumbo is a downhill business decision

When I dipped into media coverage of the B.C. government’s approval of the Jumbo Glacier Resort ski development...