Creston Valley soap maker mixes science and art

STORY AND PHOTOS BY BRIAN LAWRENCE I Love Creston Editor For Kate Webb, making soap is a way of keeping her family safe from harmful ingredients in commercial products, helping to prevent one son’s eczema outbreaks. But the craft has become a passion and obsession,...

Simply Simon’s offering tea and treats in Riondel

  BY BRIAN LAWRENCE I Love Creston Editor For a unique experience that evokes a simpler time, look no further than Riondel, where guests can enjoy a refreshing visit to Simply Simon’s Tea Room. “It’s part of an era that is almost fading in this world of fast...

Boswell’s Leah Wilson turns wool into fantastical art

STORY AND PHOTOS BY BRIAN LAWRENCE I Love Creston Editor The art that Boswell’s Leah Wilson enjoys is varied: She sculpts. She paints with acrylics. And her passion, for the past six years, is felting, using wool to create her signature gnomes, all of them soft and...

Creston high school drama club presenting Alice in Wonderland

With its eccentric personalities, bizarre locales and zany humour, Brooke Douma knew Alice in Wonderland was the perfect play for the Prince Charles Secondary School Drama Club to perform. “I wanted to do something more lighthearted,” says Douma, who directs the play...