Creston Valley Advance

Lower Kootenay Band, Town of Creston submit proposals for purchase of Kinsmen Park

The successful applicant will be selected following a board meeting of School District 8 trustees on Sept. 22.

  • Sep 18, 2020


Creston’s Christmas hamper program shifting to gift card care packages due to COVID-19

The Creston Ministerial Association is hoping that the community will help them raise their projected costs of $50,000 to cover the program's expenses.

  • Sep 17, 2020


Fishing on Kootenay Lake sees increase over summer

Fishing licence sales specific to fishing on Kootenay Lake increased by nearly 30 per cent

  • Sep 17, 2020


Column: The Prodigal Son Part Three

The third and final entry to retired Creston pastor Ian Cotton's "Prodigal Son" series

  • Sep 16, 2020

Trails for Creston Valley Society uncertain of future of regional park conversion project of Riverside Wilderness Park

Concerns from residents neighbouring the area led the RDCK to withdraw their support from the project

  • Sep 16, 2020

Creston Valley Transit offers curb-to-curb service

On-request service can be arranged by reserving a time-slot 24 hours in advance

  • Sep 14, 2020

Creston Valley Fall Fair goes virtual with photo campaign

Gift certificates valued at $25 for local businesses will be randomly distributed to participants at the end of the month

  • Sep 11, 2020

FortisBC: All power restored to Creston customers

About 6,000 customers in the area lost power as a result of a Sept. 7 wind storm

  • Sep 11, 2020

Creston Gleaners Too closed until further notice, won’t return in September

A meeting with the society's volunteers and board of directors is scheduled to take place sometime in October, where they will vote on the viability of the building and its operations

  • Sep 10, 2020

Pockets of outages remain in Creston, areas along Kootenay Lake

"Right now, it's all hands on deck in the heavily forested area along the east shore of Kootenay Lake … we expect to have power back up for everyone today"

  • Sep 10, 2020

Town of Creston adopts new mural policy

The new mural application features a comprehensive checklist for artists to follow to help them navigate the process

  • Sep 10, 2020

Creston Fire Rescue responds to more than 25 calls due to windstorm

According to Environment Canada, gusts of wind reached maximum speeds of 75 km/h in the Creston area on Sept. 7

  • Sep 8, 2020

Free grizzly bear safety workshop coming to Creston

The workshop will be led by Gillian Sanders of Grizzly Bear Solutions, who has 19 years of field experience in grizzly bear conservation

  • Sep 4, 2020

Electric-ready ferry for Kootenay Lake to begin operations in 2023

Construction of the $62.9-million project will begin later this year

  • Sep 3, 2020

New documentary to preserve historical knowledge and teachings of Lower Kootenay Band hereditary chief

The film will document the knowledge of cultural carrier Robert Louie Sr., a LKB Elder who was raised and has lived his life in accordance with the traditional teachings of the Flat-bow Kutenai

  • Sep 3, 2020

Creston school trustee Allan Gribbin censured for second time

Gribbin was censured for making false and derogatory comments

  • Aug 31, 2020

Creston Hospital: No active COVID-19 cases in community

The hospital's chief of staff outlined steps for families to follow to help them prepare for the upcoming school year

  • Aug 28, 2020

Creston writer publishes historical fiction novel on murder of great, great, great grandfather

Vanessa Farnsworth is the descendant of William Bryan, a homesteader who was brutally murdered alongside his son Charles on Ontario's Manitoulin Island in 1877

  • Aug 28, 2020

Creston’s Tivoli Theatre targeting September return

Films from the 1980s and '90s will be screened for the time being, and social distancing measures will be put in place

  • Aug 27, 2020

Creston Valley Rotary Club preserves Jordan’s Cabin site

Ed Jordan lived in the cabin up Kootenay Pass from Creston from 1923 to 1942.

  • Aug 26, 2020