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

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...

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...

Ducks Roaming Free at Wynndel’s Quack Me Up

Wynndel's Quack Me Up BY BRIAN LAWRENCE I Love Creston Editor “I just love being a duck farmer.” It was a random text from Tammy Murphy to business partner Jessica Piccinin, but a simple way to express her feelings about their latest venture. “There’s really just not...