Creston Valley Advance

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

Valley Views: SCREEN CULTURE

"Of course, smartphones are useful and convenient. They keep us informed and connected. They're great in an emergency. But they have the power to lure some owners down the rabbit hole of over-use."

  • Nov 13, 2020

Interior Medical transport commits to providing Lower Kootenay Band with non-emergency medical transportation services

IMT's CEO said that the signed MOU paves way for staff to participate in a cross-cultural training day with the Band

  • Nov 12, 2020

Editorial: New business is better than no business

"You may not indulge in cannabis, but what's more of an eyesore: a business that is operating within its legal rights? Or a vacant building?"

  • Nov 10, 2020

Honouring three WW2 veterans at Creston’s Crest View Village

Crest View Village residents Eileen Danberger, Ivan Dunford and Doreen Downie are all World War 2 veterans.

  • Nov 10, 2020

Letter to the Editor: I live in Creston, and I have COVID-19

"I am still sick, and I don't know where I contracted this virus, but I want to share my story so that you know that Coronavirus is here in our little community"

  • Nov 10, 2020

Town of Creston confirms positive cases of COVID-19

Mayor Ron Toyota said that the confirmation of test-positive cases of COVID-19 serves as a reminder that the virus is a reality

  • Nov 10, 2020

Creston Fire Rescue Report: nine calls for action between Nov. 2 to 8

On Nov. 7 at 1:02 p.m., CFR responded to a motor vehicle incident in the area of Highway 3 East, where three people were later transported to the hospital

  • Nov 9, 2020

Creston police report: 50 calls for assistance from Nov. 2 to 8

On Nov. 4, RCMP received a call from a resident who said that their Dr. Ho's personal massager may have been stolen from their residence.

  • Nov 9, 2020

Scholarship fund launched by family of Creston man killed in 2019 logging accident

"We want these funds to go to kids that may not qualify for traditional academic scholarships, but who have a keen interest in pursuing a career in the trades, first aid or as a first responder."

  • Nov 9, 2020

Lower Kootenay Band to receive $1.3 M in land claim settlement

More than 100 eligible Band members will receive approximately $5,000 each later this month

  • Nov 6, 2020

Rec Perspectives: Ditch the Comfort Zone and Become More Resilient

"Whether you're interested in building resiliency as a human or not, there are benefits to your health when you seek discomfort. Basically, becoming comfortable with being uncomfortable helps you better cope with challenges in your life."

  • Nov 6, 2020
Dove Sprout (R.TCM.P) co-owns and operates the Creston Acupuncture and Natural Health Centre alongside her husband, Paul Gaucher (R.TCM.P). File photo

A Natural Health Approach Column: Autumn, the Traditional Chinese Medicine Way

"TCM teaches us how to live in harmony with nature. Autumn is a time of contracting, slowing down and becoming more introspective."

  • Nov 5, 2020
Dove Sprout (R.TCM.P) co-owns and operates the Creston Acupuncture and Natural Health Centre alongside her husband, Paul Gaucher (R.TCM.P). File photo
The Creston Museum logging arch now has a shelter to protect it. From the long list of donors on the “thank you” board attached to the shelter, to the labour volunteered by members of the Rotary Club, the project reflects the power of philanthropy. Photo: Alexandra Gesheva

Celebrating National Philanthropy Day in Creston

"While some of our earlier donors may have passed away, their love for the Creston Valley still supports projects near and dear to their hearts," writes Alexandra Gesheva of the Creston-Kootenay Foundation.

  • Nov 5, 2020
The Creston Museum logging arch now has a shelter to protect it. From the long list of donors on the “thank you” board attached to the shelter, to the labour volunteered by members of the Rotary Club, the project reflects the power of philanthropy. Photo: Alexandra Gesheva
The hosts of the Creston Valley Youth Network’s first podcast episode. From left to right: Skye Poetker, Riley Loftus and Julia Huscroft. Photo: Aaron Hemens

Creston Valley Youth Network launch podcast

"It builds confidence and motivates them. It helps them develop skills — leadership skills, motivational skills."

  • Nov 5, 2020
The hosts of the Creston Valley Youth Network’s first podcast episode. From left to right: Skye Poetker, Riley Loftus and Julia Huscroft. Photo: Aaron Hemens
Lori Cameron and her husband, Bill, owners of Tigz Designs. Photo: Jenneil Peters

Creston’s annual Santa for Seniors initiative returning later this month

Tigz Designs' Christmas tree will go up a week after Remembrance Day

  • Nov 4, 2020
Lori Cameron and her husband, Bill, owners of Tigz Designs. Photo: Jenneil Peters
Aaron Hemens is the editor for the Creston Valley Advance. Photo: Rame Kader

Column: The importance of remembering

For me, Remembrance Day is an opportunity for me to reflect and preserve the memories of my grandfather and my great grandfather. They were two men who dedicated their lives to serving Canada and the Commonwealth so that I — along with the rest of the nation — could live a peaceful and prosperous life.

  • Nov 3, 2020
Aaron Hemens is the editor for the Creston Valley Advance. Photo: Rame Kader