Creston Valley

Living Lakes Canada is seeking public insight to understand concerns and priorities around freshwater. The Columbia River was very low at Gyro Park Beach in Trail, Jan. 23, 2023. Photo: Trail Times

Help Lower Columbia-Kootenay stewardship streamline freshwater priorities

Living Lakes Canada has 3 in-person meetings, 1 Zoom meeting and online survey to participate in

 

Thomas Linthorne. (RCMP photo)

UPDATE: Wanted man found by Creston RCMP

Thomas Linthorne was arrested on Jan. 18

 

Creston RCMP detachment. Photo: Aaron Hemens

Driver dead after RCMP officer fired at truck that hit him during Creston traffic stop

Independent investigation launched after driver with gunshot wound later found in truck in a ditch

 

A house on 9 Ave S burned down on Sunday. (Photo by Erik Redding)

Creston home lost to blaze

A house on 9 Ave S burned down on Sunday

A house on 9 Ave S burned down on Sunday. (Photo by Erik Redding)
A four-kilometre stretch of Highway 3A near Wynndel has been closed. (DriveBC)

UPDATE: Highway 3A north of Creston opens to single-lane traffic

Highway was closed for nearly a full day due to police incident

A four-kilometre stretch of Highway 3A near Wynndel has been closed. (DriveBC)
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Creston man arrested for impersonating a police officer

Three local businesses were convinced to give him store credit

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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)
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)
(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)
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)
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)
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)