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Wildlife Moments and Nature Memories

  Story by: Carla Ahern Director of Communications, Stewardship and Education – CVWMA When I am interviewing candidates for the seasonal Wetland Naturalist positions at the CVWMA, I get them to come prepared to share a wildlife or nature moment that they have experienced. I love this question because of the amazing answers I get!…

Broadway Coming to Creston

Story submitted by: Creston Community Auditorium Society Broadway will be coming to the Prince Charles Theatre on June 13, when the Creston Community Auditorium Society offers Bright Lights and Billboards: An Evening of Broadway (and Broadway-Like Things). “Now that our fundraising for new seats is complete, we thought we’d have a bit of fun —…

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Making a Successful Fruit Economy

      Story by: Tammy Hardwick Manager – Creston & District Museum & Archives Last month, we looked at how the numbers of different fruit trees in the Creston Valley reflect a whole bunch of issues facing orchardists: intensification, monoculture and diversification, pest management, grower co-operation, marketing. But how are all of these things…

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Bill 11 Attacks BC Education

      Story by: Michelle Mungall Nelson-Creston MLA We all know how important education is to any person’s success in life. It’s equally imperative to the wellbeing of our communities and entire society. In Canada, we are fortunate to have developed a robust public education system available to every child and rooted in democratic…

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50 YEARS!

        Story by: Ron Toyota Mayor – Town of Creston The theme of the 74th Annual Creston Valley Blossom Festival, held last month, was the “Canadian Maple Leaf Flag — Celebrating 50 years”. The Canadian flag made its first official appearance on February 15, 1965; this date is now celebrated annually as…

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Low Income Housing Fundraiser

      Submitted by: Creston Kootenay Foundation The mission of the Creston Kootenay Foundation (CKF), founded in 2004, in part, is to encourage the increased flow of resources to community needs, and contribute to the quality of life in Creston and area. CKF is excited to support yet another community group, the Creston Valley…

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Ups and Downs of Flip Flops

    Story by: Jesse Moreton, BSc DC By the time this you’re reading this article flip-flop season should be in full swing. I thought it would be a timely topic to review. What do we know about one of the most ancient forms of footwear? According to one source, the flip-flop dates back to…

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Stroke

      Submitted by: Jody McBlain Owner – Creston Pharmasave Stroke facts and warning signs: A stroke occurs when the flow of blood to a part of the brain is cut off. This can be due to something (usually a blood clot) blocking the flow of blood to the brain (ischemic stroke). It can…