Creston Museum – April 2020

Creston Museum – April 2020

  The Rodeo Grounds Inevitably, as the May long weekend approaches, people around town start thinking about Blossom Festival, which inevitably leads to conversations about past festivals and the events that have come and gone over the years. Events like the...

Message From the Chief – April 2020

Health and Wellness Ki’suk kyukyit (greetings). The Lower Kootenay Band has had a busy start to 2020. We have a major construction project of the Administration & Health Building underway, and another construction project that we hope to get started in the late...

From the Mayor – April 2020

Our First Responders in the Creston Valley In January, I was invited to the Royal Canadian Legion’s (Branch 29) canteen for a “Salute to First Responders”. I was honoured to have been asked to take part in this event – a potluck dinner evening with about 70...

What’s Inside April 2020

With spring officially in the air, it feels like we should all be outside, greeting our neighbours and celebrating the arrival of warmer weather. Unfortunately, the climate on a world scale has created isolation as social distancing becomes the norm in the wake of the...

Sanctuary Lavender

Spend even a few moments with Alanna and Kevin Wilson, owners of Sanctuary Lavender Farm, and their passion for their business, their family and their community becomes abundantly clear. Kevin speaks beautifully about the peacefulness of their farm located in Wynndel,...

History- November 2019

The Italian Campaign   From the very beginning of the Second World war, men and women from the Creston Valley served in the air, bringing the war to the Axis homeland on the wings of Bomber Command. They served at sea, playing a crucial role in defending against...