Lorne Eckersley

People’s Party names Kootenay-Columbia candidate

Stewart, 62, is a retired Registered Professional Forester and former Canadian Armed Forces member.

$1,000 reward offered after B.C. dog dies of strychnine poisoning

Topaz, a German Shepherd, collapsed while out on a run with her owner

People’s Party of Canada arrives in Kootenay – Columbia riding

Kootenay – Columbia riding receives approval for a constituency association.

B.C. brewery evacuated due to suspected ammonia leak

Creston Fire Rescue personnel and equipment are on site.

UPDATE: Fire forces closures and delays on Highway 3 at Kootenay Pass

Motorists should detour using Kootenay Lake ferry

Carjacking of Creston man ends in shooting in Cranbrook

A routine drive to Cranbrook ended in a nightmare for Creston resident Alan Armstrong on Tuesday evening.

This is the Life: Jumbo is a downhill business decision

When I dipped into media coverage of the B.C. government’s approval of the Jumbo Glacier Resort ski development...

Phones, iPod stolen from Fernie team visiting Creston

An Elk Valley hockey team that came to Creston left in anger on Sunday, having had electronic equipment stolen from its dressing room...

Targeted skills spots at KES going fast

East Kootenay businesses and non-profit organizations can help increase the potential of their low skilled employees through government-funded training...

Creston RCMP searching for missing woman

Creston RCMP are asking for the public’s help in locating a woman who has been missing since June 18...

Creston RCMP bust 5,100-plant Riondel grow-op

On May 6 Creston RCMP took down what Staff Sgt. Gord Stewart said was the most sophisticated marijuana grow-op he’s ever seen...

This is the Life: The will of the people?

What is most surprising about Monday’s election results is that no one I know predicted that our political landscape would end up resembling the polarized American one more than ever before. At least on the surface...

Focus on Youth celebrates 25 years in Creston

Thousands of participants, Hundreds of volunteers. And 25 years of showcasing the talents of Creston Valley youth...

Artist brings Tlingit culture to Creston

In the language of her maternal family, Jean Taylor is called Khàsx’ ân Tlâ. The well-known Tlingit artist has recently relocated from the Yukon, to Creston..

Coun. Graham votes against Creston CBT benefits

Creston alternate director Wesly Graham voted against the motion after making a motion to support the resolution at a recent Creston town council meeting...

Salmo man pleads guilty to 2009 Creston murder

A 35-year-old Salmo resident has pleaded guilty to the 2009 second-degree murder of Randall Werner Claassen...

PhysioWorks and More takes physiotherapy to a new level

Relocating to the Creston and District Community Complex has allowed a local physical therapy practice to expand services and improve patient outcomes...

The Sound of Music coming to Creston

The hills, and the Prince Charles Theatre, will be alive with The Sound of Music next week, when Creston’s Footlighters Theatre Society and Adam Robertson Elementary School present the much-loved musical on April 7, 8 and 9...

Bountiful school at top of Fraser Institute rankings

If eyebrows were raised around the province when Bountiful Elementary-Secondary School placed at the top of Fraser Institute rankings earlier this month, principal Merrill Palmer’s weren’t among them.