Creston Valley

From left to right: Conservation Assistant Heather Gates, Conservation Programs Assistant Tina Watters, and Director of Bat Conservation Cori Lausen pose with the newly installed BrandenBark poles near Duck Lake on Sept. 28. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Biologists work towards bat conservation in the Kootenays

Wildlife Conservation Society has provided artificial roosts in Creston Valley

 

From left to right: Conservation Assistant Heather Gates, Conservation Programs Assistant Tina Watters, and Director of Bat Conservation Cori Lausen pose with the newly installed BrandenBark poles near Duck Lake on Sept. 28. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Biologists work towards bat conservation in the Kootenays

Wildlife Conservation Society has provided artificial roosts in Creston Valley

 

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

Think on These Things: Rebelling Against the Lord

‘His whole life was a reproof to their selfishness.’

 

(Photo by Kelsey Yates)

PHOTOS: Creston remembers

Residents gathered to pay their respects on Nov. 11

(Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Ray and Thelma Destobel have been married for close to 76 years and happily call Creston home. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

78 years later: Creston couple shared military experience

Now in their 90s, veteran couple Ray and Thelma Destobel have happily…

Ray and Thelma Destobel have been married for close to 76 years and happily call Creston home. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
On Thursday, Sept. 8, Thomas B. Slattery was presented with the Queen’s Jubilee Award by MP Rob Morrison. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Creston veteran reflects on time as paratrooper

Thomas B. Slattery, 91, served in the Korean War

On Thursday, Sept. 8, Thomas B. Slattery was presented with the Queen’s Jubilee Award by MP Rob Morrison. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
William Constable getting his wings in 1944. (Submitted)

Creston veteran shares life experience

After service, William Constable went on to become a teacher

William Constable getting his wings in 1944. (Submitted)
Reach for the Mic winners Zavenda Blackmore, Matty Turner, and Hillaree Blackmore pose together on stage after the competition on Oct. 28. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Creston’s Reach for the Mic singers take home prizes

Finals held last Friday to a sold-out audience

Reach for the Mic winners Zavenda Blackmore, Matty Turner, and Hillaree Blackmore pose together on stage after the competition on Oct. 28. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
The 7th Siding Festival of Film returns for a fourth year. (Pixabay)

7th Siding Festival of Film returns to Creston’s Tivoli Theatre

The 4th annual festival features 41 films from around the world

The 7th Siding Festival of Film returns for a fourth year. (Pixabay)
Barb and Frank Wloka donated 110 pumpkins for Halloween projects. Photo: Submitted

Wloka Farms supports Slocan Valley school

Barb and Frank Wloka donated 110 pumpkins to students at Brent Kennedy Elementary School

  • Oct 30, 2022
Barb and Frank Wloka donated 110 pumpkins for Halloween projects. Photo: Submitted
Kingsley Ross Hill shares the true story of friendship with a bird in Jerry the Magpie. (Submitted)

Creston author releases book on unique feathery friendship

Kingsley Ross Hill shares true tale of friendship with Jerry the Magpie

Kingsley Ross Hill shares the true story of friendship with a bird in Jerry the Magpie. (Submitted)
Rosamund Moore, second from right, poses with family members Justine Keirn, Anika Keirn, and Lachlan Keirn along with Mayor Ron Toyota at the celebratory opening of the Dwight and Rosamund Moore Community Wetland. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Town of Creston restores reservoir, opens new community wetland

Dwight and Rosamund Moore Community Wetland will serve as public green space, educational site

Rosamund Moore, second from right, poses with family members Justine Keirn, Anika Keirn, and Lachlan Keirn along with Mayor Ron Toyota at the celebratory opening of the Dwight and Rosamund Moore Community Wetland. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
“He longs to fill human hearts with the peace of heaven.” Photo: Unsplash

‘God created man for happiness …’

‘He longs to fill human hearts with the peace of heaven.’

  • Oct 23, 2022
“He longs to fill human hearts with the peace of heaven.” Photo: Unsplash
Elizabeth Quinn, executive director of Fields Forward, and Josh Hammermeister, Kootenay Farms Food Hub manager, pose with the new freeze drier that arrived in September. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Creston’s regional food hub helps farmers expand products, strengthens food security

Farmers across the Kootenay region can access the facility to create new products

Elizabeth Quinn, executive director of Fields Forward, and Josh Hammermeister, Kootenay Farms Food Hub manager, pose with the new freeze drier that arrived in September. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
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Creston man in custody after attack with cleaver

A disagreement between two people led to an aggravated assault

(Black Press file photo)
“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.
”Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.

Think on These Things: God created man for happiness

‘He longs to fill human hearts with the peace of heaven.’

“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.
”Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.
On Sept. 28, Nasukin Jason Louie poses with Facilities and Operations Manager Ken White and Chief Operating Officer Heather Suttie as they accept the funding of $9.5 million for the Seven Nations Soaring Eagles Wellness Centre. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Lower Kootenay Band breaks ground on $9.5M treatment centre

The Seven Nations Soaring Eagle Healing Centre near Creston will offer treatment for substance-use disorders

On Sept. 28, Nasukin Jason Louie poses with Facilities and Operations Manager Ken White and Chief Operating Officer Heather Suttie as they accept the funding of $9.5 million for the Seven Nations Soaring Eagles Wellness Centre. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
These voting pods will allow the crowd to vote for their favourite singer. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Creston’s singing competition, Reach for the Mic, seeks talent

Reach for the Mic is in need of singers to take the stage in October

These voting pods will allow the crowd to vote for their favourite singer. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
A cement truck crashed and flipped on its side at the Kootenay Bay Ferry Terminal on Sept. 13. (Photo submitted)

Truck crashes at Kootenay Bay Ferry Terminal due to brake failure

The driver was badly injured in the crash on Sept. 13

A cement truck crashed and flipped on its side at the Kootenay Bay Ferry Terminal on Sept. 13. (Photo submitted)
“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton. (File photo)

Think on These Things: The Jewish Nation and Blessings

‘Through the Jewish nation it was God’s purpose to impart rich blessings to all peoples.’

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