Lorne Eckersley

Garden tour supporting PAWS

Gertie and Barrie Brown love their dog, Barney Brown. So much so that they have organized Barney Brown's Garden Tour to thank Creston's Pet Adoption and Welfare Society for introducing them to Barney.

Bear Circle sculpture donated to RDCK

The granite sculpture of a mother bear and her two cubs will be leaving its familiar spot in front of the Creston and District Community Complex, but it won't be going far.

Army cadets conduct annual review

Eighteen members of the 1746 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps went through their annual review at the ARES gym on Saturday.

Chief says local indigenous history should not be ignored

Speaking to a large crowd of students and teachers at Prince Charles Secondary School on Tuesday, Lower Kootenay Band Chief Jason Louie encouraged teachers to teach local First Nations history.

RCMP respond to a variety of complaints

Creston RCMP responded to 70 calls for a wide variety of assistance from May 28 - June 4, Staff Sgt. Ryan Currie said Tuesday.

Plans proceed for new Discovery Centre

The demise of Creston Valley's much-loved Wildlife Centre appears to be leading to the construction of a new Discovery Centre in the immediate vicinity.

Council approves zoning change process

Creston Town Council gave staff its blessing to proceed with at least 10 zoning changes.

School district offends Lower Kooteany Band

A letter to SD8's board of education from the LKB council says "The Chief and Council of Lower Kootenay Band are deeply troubled by the recent actions..."

School district offends Lower Kootenay Band

A letter to SD8's board of education from the LKB council says "The Chief and Council of Lower Kootenay Band are deeply troubled by the recent actions..."

New publisher appointed for the Creston Valley Advance

Brian Lawrence is returning to the Advance to assume a dual role as publisher/sales manager.

Fundraiser planned to support Faulks family

A spaghetti dinner and silent auction will be held in the Creston Hotel banquet room on May 26.

Junior Citizen of the Year is Olivia Kettle

Olivia Kettle was named Creston Valley's Junior Citizen of the Year.

Maury Murphy is 2019 Citizen of the Year

Murphy began his lifetime of service in a big way when he joined the Royal Canadian Navy in 1944.

New Footlighters comedy scheduled

Expect lots of laughs from the latest play by Suzanne Hayman Chubb and Jason Smith.

Cartwheel Farm turns dreams to reality

This year's fifth crop at Cartwheel Farm they have already survived longer in the business than an estimated 80 per cent of similar startups.

Variety of calls keep police busy

Creston RCMP responded to 55 calls for assistance from May 7-13, including reports of arguments and one naked drunk, Staff Sgt. Ryan Currie said on Tuesday.

Blossom Festival opening night nears

As the weather warms and blooms begin to emerge, thoughts can finally turn to the 2019 Creston Valley Blossom Festival.

Skatepark construction underway at CDCC

Construction on the skatepark at Creston & District Community Complex is now in full swing, CDCC manager of recreation Randy Fediuk reported at the May 2 Creston Valley Services Committee meeting.

Police play Good Samaritan to traveller

Creston RCMP responded to 68 calls for assistance from April 30 to May 6.

West Creston Fire Hall moving ahead

RDCK Area C director Adam Casemore has announced that the West Creston Fire Hall project is starting to move forward after years of delay.