Lorne Eckersley

Bear attack victim did nothing wrong

Creston Conservation Officer James Barber says that a man who was hospitalized last week after a run-in with a Grizzly bear was not at fault.

A story goes nowhere

The Kokanee Summit and Justin Trudeau

East shore residents rally against heli-ski proposal

Residents' objections to the proposal have been growing since it first became public about two months ago.

Fourth winery now selling at Farmers’ Market

Red Bird Estate Winery is the culmination of a dream Remi and Shannon Cardinal have been working toward almost from the beginning of their 15-year relationship.

Neil Young tribute on 3-Eh Stage

Fans of legendary Canadian rocker Neil Young are in for a treat on Saturday night

We are shortchanged for parks

I visited the Regional District of Central Kootenay last week and came across the following list of RDCK park facilities. Notice anything unusual?

Council prepares for cannabis legalization

Council is now taking steps to ensure that it keeps complete control of where storefront sales of cannabis can take place after the planned October federal legalization date.

Calls to police increase as summer begins

Creston RCMP responded to 81 calls for assistance for the second consecutive week from June 26 - July 3

Trails society says new survey misses mark

A survey mailed to Creston Valley residents last week doesn't put enough emphasis on outdoor recreation, which is typically far less costly than indoor facilities, Trails for the Creston Valley Society says.

Fire chief named interim Town Manager

Moore takes over on a temporary basis until after the October 20 municipal elections, replacing Lou Varela, whose employment finishes this week.

Footlighters play goes for big laughs

Expect a lot of humour-some of it irreverent-when the cast of Some Fools and Their Money takes to the stage next week.

This is the life – The light shines in

What a treat it was to be able to attend the opening of the new Temple of Light at the Yasodhara Ashram.

Suicidal people need love and care

After receiving reports that several suicides have taken place in the Creston Valley in recent months.

3-Eh Stage to feature Yukon funk band

Gates open at the Creston Ramada outdoor site at 5 pm and show time is 7 pm.

Fire hall open houses draw small crowds

Public attendance was 33 on Sunday and didn't appear to be much larger on Monday afternoon at the Community Complex

Screaming for attention

Creston RCMP received 81 calls for service from June 19-26.

Advisory select committee appointee resigns in protest

Don Cherkas has resigned as one of the public appointees.

Creston grain elevators purchased by CBT

To describe the pair of grain elevators in downtown Creston as iconic heritage sites is hardly an exaggeration, considering that they are two of just four wooden grain elevators left in the province.

Social media complaints eat up police time

Creston RCMP responded to 67 calls for assistance from June 12-19.

This is the Life – Free trade is not free

In my nearly three decades of writing this column I have written one in support of free trade.