Lorne Eckersley

People’s Party names Kootenay-Columbia candidate

People’s Party names Kootenay-Columbia candidate

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

People’s Party names Kootenay-Columbia candidate
For six years, Andrew Stolz ran on mountain trails in the company of his beloved German Shepherd, Topaz. (Photo submitted)

$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

For six years, Andrew Stolz ran on mountain trails in the company of his beloved German Shepherd, Topaz. (Photo submitted)
People’s Party of Canada arrives in Kootenay – Columbia riding

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

Kootenay – Columbia riding receives approval for a constituency association.

People’s Party of Canada arrives in Kootenay – Columbia riding
Creston Fire Rescue personnel and equipment are on site using portable sensors to monitor air quality outside of the Columbia Brewery Company in Creston, British Columbia due to a suspected ammonia leak. (Photo credit Lorne Eckersley)

B.C. brewery evacuated due to suspected ammonia leak

Creston Fire Rescue personnel and equipment are on site.

Creston Fire Rescue personnel and equipment are on site using portable sensors to monitor air quality outside of the Columbia Brewery Company in Creston, British Columbia due to a suspected ammonia leak. (Photo credit Lorne Eckersley)
Jimmy’s Liquor Store on Canyon Street in Creston, B.C. (Photo credit: Lorne Eckersley)
Jimmy’s Liquor Store on Canyon Street in Creston, B.C. (Photo credit: Lorne Eckersley)
UPDATE: Fire forces closures and delays on Highway 3 at Kootenay Pass

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

Motorists should detour using Kootenay Lake ferry

UPDATE: Fire forces closures and delays on Highway 3 at Kootenay Pass
Performing as Once a Tree, Jayli and Hayden Wolf have released their first album, Phoenix, and been named as one of 10 new performers to watch by Rolling Stone magazine. (Photo credit Oat Phoenix Press)

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.

Performing as Once a Tree, Jayli and Hayden Wolf have released their first album, Phoenix, and been named as one of 10 new performers to watch by Rolling Stone magazine. (Photo credit Oat Phoenix Press)

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...

Creston's Lana Chipesia has been missing since June 18.

Creston RCMP searching for missing woman

Creston RCMP are asking for the public’s help in locating a woman who has been missing since June 18...

Creston's Lana Chipesia has been missing since June 18.
(Left) Christa Phypers (left) and Pascale Hutton in the 1990 edition of Focus on Youth. (Right) Dragon Tale was a medieval fantasy performed by Adam Robertson Elementary School intermediate students in the 1991 Focus on Youth.

Focus on Youth celebrates 25 years in Creston

Thousands of participants, Hundreds of volunteers. And 25 years of showcasing the talents of Creston Valley youth...

(Left) Christa Phypers (left) and Pascale Hutton in the 1990 edition of Focus on Youth. (Right) Dragon Tale was a medieval fantasy performed by Adam Robertson Elementary School intermediate students in the 1991 Focus on Youth.
Tlingit artist Jean Taylor recently relocated from Teslin

Artist brings Tlingit culture to Creston

In the language of her maternal family, Jean Taylor is called Khàsx’ ân Tlâ. The well-known Tlingit artist has recently relocated from the Yukon, to Creston..

Tlingit artist Jean Taylor recently relocated from Teslin

Coun. Graham votes against Creston CBT benefits

Creston alternate director Wesly Graham voted against the motion after making a motion to support the resolution at a recent Creston town council meeting...

Salmo man pleads guilty to 2009 Creston murder

A 35-year-old Salmo resident has pleaded guilty to the 2009 second-degree murder of Randall Werner Claassen...

The PhysioWorks and More team: (Back row

PhysioWorks and More takes physiotherapy to a new level

Relocating to the Creston and District Community Complex has allowed a local physical therapy practice to expand services and improve patient outcomes...

The PhysioWorks and More team: (Back row
Simone Wiebe plays Maria in the Footlighters Theatre Society production of The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music coming to Creston

The hills, and the Prince Charles Theatre, will be alive with The Sound of Music next week, when Creston’s Footlighters Theatre Society and Adam Robertson Elementary School present the much-loved musical on April 7, 8 and 9...

Simone Wiebe plays Maria in the Footlighters Theatre Society production of The Sound of Music

Bountiful school at top of Fraser Institute rankings

If eyebrows were raised around the province when Bountiful Elementary-Secondary School placed at the top of Fraser Institute rankings earlier this month, principal Merrill Palmer’s weren’t among them.