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The Stunning Kootenay Lake, East Shore Style

Story by: Kristeen Abbott My family and I moved to the Kootenays from Lethbridge AB. About 12 years ago. It’s a decision we have never regretted. The overall lifestyle is relaxed. The people are very friendly, kind, generous and thoughtful. The views are extraordinary. The climate is perfect, giving you the most incredible four seasons…

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Unique Collaboration

        Story by: Kris Dickeson Editor – I Love Creston The best way to describe Bart and Alison Bjokman is simply, a creative force. This multi-talented couple live by the philosophy they can do anything and obliterate any barriers or limitations that get in the way. It’s this that led the Bjorkman’s…

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From the Editor

Story by: Kris Dickeson Editor – I Love Creston And just like that it’s June. I have to point out that May seemed to fly by like it almost didn’t happen. But it did and I have pictures to prove it. Like most of you, I checked out a number of Blossom Fest activities last…

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Farmers’ Market Vendor’s Profile

Story by: Jen Comer Manager – Creston Valley Farmers’ Market The Purple People Feeder 1. What/who is the Purple People Feeder? The Purple People Feeder is a family owned and run food truck offering hot dogs and ice cream. It’s owned and operated by Bill and Janice Dyck. 2. What is the history? In 2011,…

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The Highs and Lows of Being Married to a Chief

Story by: Angie Louie I thought long and hard about what I would say when I was asked if I would write something down about my perspective. I wondered how much I should share as far as being a wife and being married to a Chief. I will do my best to give some insight…

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Summer Has Arrived

Story By: Randy Meyer Creston Valley Agriculture Society The seasons change from spring to summer this month, and all over the valley many types of crops are flourishing in the long June days. Typically June is one of the wettest months of the year. Often thunderstorms build up over the mountains and then proceed to…

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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 —…