Creston Valley Advance

Creston residents rally against COVID-19 health measures

More than 100 community members of all ages were in attendance, and many were not wearing masks or practicing social distancing

  • Nov 28, 2020


‘Wear your mask, because it’s the best shot we’ve got’: Creston Valley Hospital’s Chief of Staff

"Hard things are much easier to do if we stay connected. This virus is doing its very best to undermine our unity. Remember, we are fighting a virus, not each other," writes Dr. Nerine Kleinhans

  • Nov 27, 2020


Creston short film wins festival award

"Wheels" was selected as one of the recipients of a merit award for the Canada Shorts film festival

  • Nov 27, 2020


Survey results for phase one Town of Creston’s Curbside Consultation Campaign revealed

Data shows that respondents were not only satisfied with the current curbside collection service, but were also enthusiastic about the recommended enhanced service

  • Nov 27, 2020

Anti-mask sentiment, physical and sexual assault cases on the rise: Creston RCMP

Calls for service is expected to reach 3,600 by the end of the year, compared to 3,349 in 2019

  • Nov 26, 2020

Creston RCMP hosting “Cram the Cruiser” holiday donation event

"The Creston RCMP would like to give back to the community that has supported us and all first responders through the pandemic"

  • Nov 24, 2020

Op-ed: Together, for a brighter future for all British Columbians

"The fact that every British Columbian – whether they're on the front line, driving a truck, in a leadership position or running a household – is dealing with this pandemic in their own way, but, at the same time, continuing to find ways to show compassion and help each other has been extraordinary."

  • Nov 24, 2020

Council Column: November Update

"Collaboratively, our local governments and community partners are working together to create a strong foundation for economic development and recovery," writes councillor Jen Comer

  • Nov 23, 2020

Creston Fire Rescue: five calls for assistance from Nov. 16 to 21

On Nov. 21 at 7:07 p.m., CFR and other Creston Valley fire departments were dispatched to the area of Lakeview Arrow Creek Road and Daignault Road for a chimney fire.

  • Nov 23, 2020

Creston Police Report: 51 calls for assistance from Nov. 16 to 23.

Police responded to a complaint on Nov. 17 of an assault on a shopper after her shopping basket was taken from her by an employee. The shopper was asked to leave the store after refusing to wear a mask or use hand sanitizer.

  • Nov 23, 2020

Rec Perspectives: Winter Pickleball…It’s a Thing!

"We are seeing pickleballers braving the cold on dry days as well. Some of the local pickleball enthusiasts have even created a Facebook group and use it to message each other to let everyone know who's up for a round of games."

  • Nov 23, 2020

Creston resident living with COVID-19 reflects on experience

Contracting and living with the virus, she said, has led to a "major reset" in her life

  • Nov 20, 2020

Creston writer and teacher self-publishes first book

Chris Brauer's "Life, in a Nutshell" is a collection of 50 short anecdotes, jokes, observations and memories that each celebrate the notion of not taking life too seriously

  • Nov 19, 2020

Town of Creston to receive $1.6 million in financial support to alleviate impacts of COVID-19

"This will certainly help to ease some of the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on our community," said Mayor Ron Toyota.

  • Nov 18, 2020

An Update on Creston’s Ministerial Hamper Program

"As your local ministerial association and hamper board, we have been hard at work trying to figure out how we can continue to carry out the Hamper Program this year. … That being said, we have made great headway and have a plan that will be able to meet the needs of our community this Christmas season."

  • Nov 17, 2020

Editorial: A Great Wake-up Call

"When the COVID-19 letter was shared on our Facebook page, the regular virus deniers and conspiracy theorists who constantly flood the comment section with nonsense didn't say a word."

  • Nov 17, 2020

Creston Fire Rescue: 10 calls for assistance from Nov. 9 to 16

CFR received five calls for assistance on Nov. 9

  • Nov 16, 2020

Creston Police Report: 52 calls for assistance from Nov. 9 to 15

A report of an assault on Nov. 11 was investigated although the complaint was too intoxicated to provide details

  • Nov 16, 2020

Letter to the Editor: I am renting property in the Creston Valley, and the owners do not live in Canada

"(The owners) have allowed a family member, who just returned from the US, to use the property as his quarantine site."

  • Nov 16, 2020

Sue’s Clotheslines hosting eighth annual silent auction for Creston’s Christmas hampers program

The auction starts on Nov. 16, and 18 items valued at a total of $3,800 will be up for bidding until 4 p.m. on Nov. 28.

  • Nov 13, 2020