Creston Valley Advance

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

Letter to the Editor: We need to stop complaining about our discomforts and consider how we can become part of the solution

"Few, if any, like wearing masks but they are an important tool in helping to prevent the spread of this virus. Those who serve us each day in the medical and retail fields must wear them for hours at a time."

  • Dec 8, 2020

Out There: Mountain-Top Wolf Spiders

"Wolves are not only found in our Kootenay Lake mountains, but they are found in the spider world."

  • Dec 8, 2020

Rec Perspectives: Use the Low-key Holidays to Inspire Change

"Ditch the pity party and take charge of your self-improvement sooner than later. That is one thing nobody ever regrets."

  • Dec 8, 2020

The Home Stretch: Creston Ministerial Hampers Update

"Due to the help of so many in our community, we are excited to let you know that we have reached our $50,000 goal that we set a few months ago."

  • Dec 8, 2020

Creston Fire Rescue report: five calls for assistance between Nov. 30 and Dec. 7

On Dec. 1, CFR assisted BCAS paramedics with an entry into a home in the area of 7 Avenue North and Devon Street

  • Dec 7, 2020

Creston Police Report: 48 calls for assistance from Nov. 30 to Dec. 7

On Dec. 4, police attended to a 911 call of an attempted assault with a knife

  • Dec 7, 2020

Letter to the Editor: None of us are Troglodytes

"We are all humans sharing this piece of time and space together. Please let us do so with kindness and compassion for the humanness of one another."

  • Dec 7, 2020

UPDATED: Creston security guard allegedly assaulted twice in a day over mask mandate

The security guard said that he lost his thumbnail after a cart was slammed into his hands

  • Dec 7, 2020

Columbia Basin Trust seeking community input for future uses of Creston grain elevators

One of the top-rated ideas submitted by a resident is converting the site into a climbing gym

  • Dec 4, 2020

Future uncertain for Creston Arts and Crafts Studio

"It would be sad to see it go. We've had a lot of locals come in and say how glad they are to see all this local art."

  • Dec 4, 2020

Used oil recycling facility at Creston’s Comfort Welding receives upgrade

A 20-foot modified sea container was implemented, which houses a new 2,200-litre tank that has replaced the facility's old collection tank

  • Dec 4, 2020

Lessons Learned About Sacrifice: Creston Royal Canadian Legion’s Vice President

"It is a narrow mind that only sees the rights without the responsibilities. None of us want to wear masks; none of us want to distance ourselves but it is absolutely our responsibility to do so."

  • Dec 3, 2020

Letter to the Editor: An Open Letter to Creston’s Anti-maskers

"I understand that you are hurting. We are all suffering in one form or another form. What we need to do to get this virus under control."

  • Dec 3, 2020

PHOTOS: Pandemic inspires creativity for Creston animator Richard Reeves

For more than 30 years, Richard Reeves has been creating abstract animated short-films by drawing and painting images onto strips of film.

  • Dec 3, 2020

Creston Curling: Rockin’ the House

"In these very difficult times, it is such a wonderful feeling to have a commitment to be somewhere and also to enjoy the exercise and meet with friends."

  • Dec 1, 2020

Editorial: A Divisive Demonstration

"Protesting public health measures isn't going to solve anything. In fact, that's exactly why we're still in this pandemic. We are stuck in this pandemic because we refuse to work together to pull ourselves out of it."

  • Dec 1, 2020

Letter to the editor: I am writing to express my disappointment

"I felt sorry for the two boys that were sent to report on the rally. They seemed clearly out of their element. From my experience, they did nothing to convey the scope of that public meeting."

  • Dec 1, 2020

Lit Column: Let the Library Help Keep You Cozy Over Winter

"I want to reassure you that even if the province asks us to close our public space, our library staff will continue to offer materials loaning through curbside pickup and home delivery service."

  • Dec 1, 2020

Think on These Things: Prophecies of Jesus

"He is the 'beginning and the end, the alpha and the omega.' He had no beginning and has no end. In Jesus is life original, underived, for He is 'life.'

  • Dec 1, 2020