Lorne Eckersley

Columbia Brewery Company evacuated due to suspected ammonia leak

Creston Fire Rescue personnel and equipment are on site.

Recreational cannabis store openings draw nearer

Town Council adopted a bylaw amendment Tuesday that paves the way for retail sales of cannabis and related products in designated areas within town.

Spending approval allows storm sewer projects to proceed

Funding for three storm sewer projects intended to improve heavy rain runoff.

RCMP busy with a variety of complaints

Creston RCMP responded to 59 calls for assistance

COLUMN: This is the Life – Making a list

What is this relatively recent obsession we have with numbers and lists?

New maternity care clinic opens at hospital

The Maple Maternity Clinic expects to see approximately 50 clients per year.

Police get hot tip on cold case

Creston RCMP received 50 calls for assistance.

Thunder Cats take a pounding

Nick Redding was brief in his comments about two more weekend losses for his Creston Valley Thunder Cats.

COLUMN: This is the Life – A change for the better

Last week the theme on my favourite radio program, This American Life, was libraries. The second of three documentary pieces was about the Brautigan Library, which originated in Burlington, Vermont but is now housed in Vancouver, Washington.

Fire hall Technical Building Advisory Committee appointed

A dozen Creston Valley residents are set to roll up their sleeves and start working on the design, development, and construction of a new fire hall.

Can’t we all just get along?

Creston RCMP responded to 76 calls for assistance, many involving neighbours' disputes, from December 1 - January 7, Staff Sgt. Ryan Currie said on Tuesday.

Creston property assessments up by 2%

The average assessment for home and land in Creston has increased from $239,000 in 2017 to $244,000 in 2018.

A toast to friendship

The public is invited to a book launch this Saturday, October 27 from 2-4 pm at the Creston Public Library.

Referendum passes, three new faces on Town Council

Creston Mayor Ron Toyota will be working with three incumbents and three new councillors on a Town Council that will be overseeing construction of a new fire hall, voters decided in Saturday's municipal election and referendum.

The politics of fear

In a chat with my boss earlier this week I told him that for the first time in my career I am actually wondering about my personal safety.

Town Council candidates draw a crowd

More than 200 people filed into Prince Charles Theatre to learn more about Creston Town Council election candidates.

Consultant says referendum for fire hall borrowing is a new opportunity

"The No vote wasn't a failure. It was a fair choice and presented the opportunity to reset, to start again."

Police deal with threats and mental health issues

Creston RCMP responded to 73 calls for assistance from September 25 to October 2.

Thunder Cats split pair of games

Home ice wasn't an advantage for the Creston Valley Thunder Cats on the weekend.

Arbitrator confirms decision on not to remove Chief Jason Louie from office

Chief Jason Louie and Council Sandra Luke will not be removed from office.