Creston Valley pilot takes to sky in Quad City Challenger

BY BRIAN LAWRENCE I Love Creston Editor On a calm, sunny day, there’s one place Rod Giles will likely be: soaring over the Creston Valley in his 2010 Quad City Challenger. “There’s a real thrill when you’re flying around the mountains and the treetops are just off...

Crate-ivity on display at Creston’s Kootenay Crate Co.

Kootenay Crate Co. BY BRIAN LAWRENCE I Love Creston Editor  Nightstands. Entertainment units. Wine racks. Serving trays. One downtown Creston store offers them all, and with a rustic design found nowhere else. “People don’t really see stuff like this,” says Kootenay...

Creative juices flowing at Creston’s Fit and Fresh

BY BRIAN LAWRENCE I Love Creston Editor  When Fit and Fresh opened in downtown Creston in May to offer fresh juice, smoothies and fitness supplements, owner Tori Colonel thought it seemed somehow incomplete. Four months later, she teamed up with Simply Fit — a move...

Star Trek actor spent teen years in Creston Valley

BY BRIAN LAWRENCE I Love Creston Editor As an artist, writer and actor, Duncan Regehr’s work has taken him across the country and around the world for over 40 years. But in all that time, and even after a few trips to deep space courtesy of roles on two Star Trek...