Creston Valley

Firearms and ammunition were reported stolen from a Creston business on May 17, 2023, following a report of a break and enter. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media File)

Firearms and ammunition stolen from B.C. business

Creston RCMP called to a break and enter at local sporting goods store

 

Creston tattoo artist poses with some of the participants of Paps and Tats. (Photo by Gerry Eyre)

Paps and Tats: Lower Kootenay Band promotes cervical cancer screening with free tattoos

Local Creston tattoo artist offered free ink with pap smears

 

Creston RCMP are seeking public assistance in locating Chad Meszarosi who is wanted on 32 separate charges. (RCMP handout photo)

B.C. man wanted on 32 charges, including escape, assault and theft

Chad Meszarosi was lasted spotted in the Central Kootenays

 

Creston RCMP detachment. Photo: Aaron Hemens

Driver dead after RCMP officer fired at truck that hit him during Creston traffic stop

Independent investigation launched after driver with gunshot wound later found in truck in a ditch

Creston RCMP detachment. Photo: Aaron Hemens
Rosamund Moore, second from right, poses with family members Justine Keirn, Anika Keirn, and Lachlan Keirn along with Mayor Ron Toyota at the celebratory opening of the Dwight and Rosamund Moore Community Wetland. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Town of Creston restores reservoir, opens new community wetland

Dwight and Rosamund Moore Community Wetland will serve as public green space, educational site

Rosamund Moore, second from right, poses with family members Justine Keirn, Anika Keirn, and Lachlan Keirn along with Mayor Ron Toyota at the celebratory opening of the Dwight and Rosamund Moore Community Wetland. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
A cement truck crashed and flipped on its side at the Kootenay Bay Ferry Terminal on Sept. 13. (Photo submitted)

Truck crashes at Kootenay Bay Ferry Terminal due to brake failure

The driver was badly injured in the crash on Sept. 13

A cement truck crashed and flipped on its side at the Kootenay Bay Ferry Terminal on Sept. 13. (Photo submitted)
The Creston Valley Thunder Cats are on a two-year probation for alleged hazing. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
The Creston Valley Thunder Cats are on a two-year probation for alleged hazing. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Oliver Ole Langelid is wanted by the Creston RCMP for sex crimes. (Creston RCMP)

Creston man wrongly identified as sex offender

Video on social media wrongly identifying Oliver Ole Langelid has caused undue harassment

Oliver Ole Langelid is wanted by the Creston RCMP for sex crimes. (Creston RCMP)
(Black Press file photo.)

Man killed in Highway 3 crash near Yahk

There were two serious collisions in the same stretch last week

(Black Press file photo.)
Left: Louis Flood in 2000. Right: Louis Flood in July 2022. (Photo courtesy of Creston RCMP)

Idaho sex offender arrested by B.C. RCMP after 20 years on the run

Louis Flood went missing while on parole in 2001

Left: Louis Flood in 2000. Right: Louis Flood in July 2022. (Photo courtesy of Creston RCMP)
The pickers lay down on a flatbed trailer to harvest asparagus. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Ripe for the picking: Creston’s iconic asparagus has late start due to cold spring

Sutcliffe Farms is the largest asparagus producer in the province

The pickers lay down on a flatbed trailer to harvest asparagus. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Museum manager Tammy Bradford and wheelwright Brian Reynolds pose in front of restored logging arch. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

114-year-old logging arch returns to Kootenays after special restoration

The giant wheels have a colourful history in the logging industry

Museum manager Tammy Bradford and wheelwright Brian Reynolds pose in front of restored logging arch. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Rebecca Gidney, executive director of Kootenai Community Centre Society, poses with Lisa and Karl Folvik, owners of Kootenay Euro Shop. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Gift of independence: Creston business donates vehicle to family in need

Kootenay Euro Shop has gifted a car to a mother of four

Rebecca Gidney, executive director of Kootenai Community Centre Society, poses with Lisa and Karl Folvik, owners of Kootenay Euro Shop. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Creston RCMP say five people were arrested Saturday at a local hockey game. (File photo)

5 arrested for ignoring COVID-19 rules at Creston hockey game

Police removed them from premises when they refused to leave

Creston RCMP say five people were arrested Saturday at a local hockey game. (File photo)
Stephanie Howes and her family received support from the Creston community after the theft of their moving trailer. (Facebook)

Family moving to Kootenays has truck and trailer stolen; Grand Forks RCMP nab suspect

Police say family was moving house when they were robbed of their worldly possessions

Stephanie Howes and her family received support from the Creston community after the theft of their moving trailer. (Facebook)
RCMP file photo. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
RCMP file photo. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
Many factors make it difficult to establish whether or not these unmarked graves contain the remains of children who attended the St. Eugene Residential School, according to the ʔaq̓am statement.

ʔaq̓am confirm 182 unmarked burials near Cranbrook

Many factors make it difficult to establish if graves contain the remains of children who attended the St. Eugene Residential School, says ʔaq̓am

Many factors make it difficult to establish whether or not these unmarked graves contain the remains of children who attended the St. Eugene Residential School, according to the ʔaq̓am statement.
Bears are coming out of hibernation with the warm days of spring. (Pixabay photo)

WildSafeBC explains how to avoid bear encounters

Bears can now be seen out on the trails after waking up from hibernation

Bears are coming out of hibernation with the warm days of spring. (Pixabay photo)
Beth Swalwell, a Creston local, recently contracted COVID-19. (Photo Submitted)

‘A huge source of guilt’: Creston woman shares COVID-19 impact on her mental health

Beth Swalwell and her husband tested positive in March

Beth Swalwell, a Creston local, recently contracted COVID-19. (Photo Submitted)