Lorne Eckersley

Area C residents invited to candidates forum

Area C residents are invited to a forum to hear from the three candidates vying for the Regional Director's job in the October 20th election.

Town Council amends five-year plan

Creston Town Council amended its Five-Year Financial Plan at Tuesday's regular Council meeting.

Busy times

The coming months promise to be interesting as the campaigns for the October 20 local government elections and the Fire Hall borrowing referendum get underway.

Binks pulls out of Area C election race

The campaign to represent Area C voters in the October 20 local government election has changed dramatically, with three-term incumbent Larry Binks announcing his withdrawal.

RCMP deal with a variety of issues

Creston RCMP responded to 58 calls for assistance from September 18-25.

This is the Life – A historical visit

Last week we flew to what I am now thinking of as my favourite Canadian city. Our first visit to Quebec City was for a conference, perhaps 20 years ago and, while we left with fond memories, they included blowing snow and biting cold in early May.

Leadership camp entries open

Creston and Nelson Rotary clubs are once again partnering with School District No. 8 (Kootenay Lake) to offer a three-day leadership camp to local high school students.

Fall Fair hits century mark

This Friday the 100th Creston Valley Fall Fair will be declared open.

Thunder Cats lose coaches

The Thunder Cats' search for a new head coach and general manager is underway.

Creston Dragon’s Den returns

A local version of Dragon's Den will once again put the spotlight on new local businesses.

Wildfires continue to burn

Cooler temperatures, small amounts of rain, and breezes have brought welcome relief from heavy smoke in the Creston Valley.

Calls to police drop as summer ends

Creston RCMP responded to an unusually low 75 calls from August 21-28.

Rotary Club completes museum structure

Continued deterioration of the historic logging arch at the Creston Museum has come to an end.

Riverside Park plans in full swing

The lack of public recreation sites on Creston Valley rivers is about to come to an end, thanks to the vision of a local citizen and the Trails for Creston Valley Society.

New liquor store robbed in bizarre break and enter

Charges are pending.

New physician to practice in Creston

The Creston Valley Health Working Group has announced that Dr. Darryn Storrier will be joining Family Practice Associates in September.

RCMP rack up drinking driver charges

Creston RCMP responded to 93 calls for assistance from August 14-20.

New ambulance unit chief has roots in Creston

Blake Elford is returning to Creston to take on the position of Unit Chief for Creston's ambulance service.

Town Council chambers flooded

A water pipe joint had failed, causing a leak.