Creston Valley Advance

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

Creston Fire Rescue: Nine calls for service from Nov. 23 to Nov. 30

On Nov. 23, CFR responded to a hazmat incident at a commercial occupancy located in the area of Cook Street and 15 Avenue North

  • Nov 30, 2020

Creston Police Report: 60 calls for assistance from Nov. 23 to Nov. 30

On Nov. 28, police were later called to a Creston business after a number of participants from the protest attended the business and attempted to access it without wearing masks as mandated by the provincial health order

  • Nov 30, 2020

Creston RCMP addresses growing violence over provincial health order

"In the past week, Creston RCMP has received a number of calls regarding disputes, disturbances and actual violence over the wearing of masks and the provincial health order."

  • Nov 30, 2020

Mayuk Ana: Ermine Necklace

A short story written by Jason Louie, to help children understand COVID-19

  • Nov 30, 2020

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