Creston Valley Advance

The Unopened Gifts: A Christmas Story

"No one knew how it got there. Everyone pleaded ignorance. But someone had to have left it there."

  • Dec 24, 2020

Column: Thank you, Creston

"Through the countless efforts and initiatives to bring cheer to the town, I want to thank the community for reminding me that there is still good in this world."

  • Dec 21, 2020

Creston Fire Rescue: 9 calls for service from Dec. 14 to 21

On Dec. 15, CFR was dispatched to the area of 33 Avenue and Highway 3 for a motor vehicle incident (MVI).

  • Dec 21, 2020

Creston RCMP Report: 49 calls for assistance from Dec. 14 to 21

On Dec. 19, police received a complaint of a theft from a victim in a residence in Creston. During the investigation, the witness stated that he observed "The Grinch" stealing presents from the porch of a residence, and when confronted, pulled a gun on the witness.

  • Dec 21, 2020

Rec Perspectives: Restrictions, Reflection and Reaction

"You may not be able to control how this pandemic plays out, but you have every bit of control over your attitude, words and actions."

  • Dec 21, 2020

Think on These Things: No Greater Gift

"Christmas should serve to remind us of God, who gave the world the greatest 'gift'; Jesus."

  • Dec 21, 2020

Creston artist donates painting to Crawford Bay Hall fundraising campaign

Bruce Paterson taught school in Crawford Bay for eight years before retiring in Creston to pursue his passion for art.

  • Dec 18, 2020

Creston Judo Club coach recognized with provincial award

Leelen Samuelson has been involved with the Creston Judo Club for most of his life

  • Dec 18, 2020

Letter to the Editor: A Love Letter to the People who work at Creston’s Crest View Care Village

"Today, I want to say a specific thank you to those who are, in any way, keeping my specific person well and safe – my mom."

  • Dec 18, 2020

Creston Ministerial delivers Christmas Hampers in a safe and socially distanced manner

Over $79,000 was raised for this year's edition of the hamper program, with 320 individuals and families in the community receiving a hamper package

  • Dec 17, 2020

Creston RCMP to issue fines for violating provincial COVID-19 health measures

A $2,300 fine can be issued for organizing a non-compliant event, while failure to wear a face-covering in an indoor public space can earn you a $230 fine

  • Dec 17, 2020

Rehabilitation of Creston’s Kootenay River Bridge Complete

The project was completed before its Oct. 31, 2021 deadline

  • Dec 17, 2020

Guest Column: Am I a Buddhist?

"It is quite possible to engage in Buddhist spiritual practices and in the process to deepen one's personal faith. The greater our understanding of ourselves, our own faith practices and the practices of others, the greater our own faith becomes and the very fabric of our community becomes stronger as a result."

  • Dec 15, 2020

Creston Fire Rescue report: 7 calls for service from Dec. 7 to 14

At 6:24 a.m. on Dec. 10, CFR was dispatched to the area of Highway 3 West for a motor vehicle incident (MVI)

  • Dec 14, 2020

Creston RCMP report: 37 calls for assistance from Dec. 7 to Dec. 14

On Dec. 13, police received a report of loud Christmas playing music outside a residence in Creston

  • Dec 14, 2020

Creston School Bus Drivers express concerns over safety of children, reckless drivers

"Someone's child is going to end up dead."

  • Dec 14, 2020

Creston Valley Hospital Staff participate in Jerusalema Dance Challenge

Creston Valley Hospital's version of the trend was filmed in the first week of December, and features staff from all departments engaging in the dance routine

  • Dec 11, 2020

Creston resident uses 3D printing to create face shields and ear savers for community

Since March, Richard Murray has distributed 100 face shields and over 900 ear savers across the community, free of charge.

  • Dec 10, 2020

Town of Creston launches program to support local businesses amid pandemic

The program offers a 2021 business licence free of charge, as well as an initial supply of signage, disposable masks and hand sanitizer

  • Dec 9, 2020

Letter to the Editor: To all of the non-maskers: Get the facts first.

"After reading and understanding the Charter, one can only conclude that; no, you do not have the right to be ignorant."

  • Dec 8, 2020