Lorne Eckersley

Tapestry returns to Town Hall

A tapestry that once hung in Creston Town Hall has been returned to its original location.

Council learns about Kids Outside

A presentation on the Creston Kids Outside Society left most of those attending last week's regular Town Council meeting in smiles-councillors included.

People’s Party names Kootenay-Columbia candidate

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

Police dogged by people disputes

Creston RCMP responded to 68 calls for assistance from April 23-29

Smoke detectors save lives

The cause of the fire is undetermined.

$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

Council makes grant recommendations

Creston Town Council recommended the disbursement of $76,149 to 32 applicants for Columbia Basin Trust funding.

Non-profit offers $1000 reward in strychnine poisoning on BC trail

Lab test confirms suspicions that the death of a dog on Mount Cowley in the Kitchener area was caused by strychnine.

Police week includes dispute over dogs

Creston RCMP responded to 63 calls for service from April 16-22, including several issues involving dogs, Staff Sgt. Ryan Currie said on Monday.

UPDATE: Dog poisoned on run near Kitchener

"She just dropped," Stolz said. "Her back leg seized in mid-run and she collapsed."

The Nest offers a warm welcome

For Judy and Calvin Germann, retirement means slowing down, not stopping.

“Immersive Musica Journey” comes to Creston

Home Shall Be Here is a response to the suicides by two friends of Calgary musicians Elly Aurora and Evan Freeman.

Council approves Blossom Festival Beer Garden

A request from Casey's Community House to close 12th Avenue North between Canyon and the lane behind the property for a beer garden, food service and live music on Blossom Festival weekend was approved at Tuesday's Town Council meeting.

Police deal with personal disputes

Creston RCMP received 48 calls for assistance, many involving personal disputes, from April 9-15.

New memorial wall at cemetery

In a continuing effort to keep Forest Lawn Cemetery current with evolving public demand, a memorial wall is now available for families to commemorate their loved ones.

Family Place transitions to “Neighborhood House”

Since the Town of Creston rallied to save the Creston Education Centre by purchasing the former South Creston Elementary School last year, renovations have made some programs even more successful.

Footlighters to present three person show

With an eye toward Theatre BC's Mainstage Festival, Creston Footlighters will be staging Modern Dysfunction, a three-actor play written locally by Jason Smith and Suzanne Chubb.

Barnraiser features LEAP! grads

Eight of the eleven participants in the popular LEAP! Program put their entrepreneurial skills on display at Casey's Community House last Tuesday. Four of them walked away with awards.

Drug and alcohol impairments keep RCMP busy

Creston RCMP received 55 calls for assistance from April 2-8, Staff Sgt. Ryan Currie said on Tuesday. Several cases involved people impaired by alcohol or drugs.

Gran Fondo will be a September highlight

With registration now open, it is impossible to predict just how big the first Kootenay Lake Grand Fondo biking event will be.