News Flash

Posted on: July 27, 2021

July 27, 2021 Regular Council Meeting

Town of Creston Council invites you to join us today for the July 27, 2021 Regular Council Meeting. Agenda are located here: https://creston.ca/2273/Agendas-Minutes. We welcome you to join this meeting either in person in Council Chambers or electronicall...
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Creston News Room
Posted on: July 27, 2021

COVID-19 Pop-Up Vaccine Clinics in Creston

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Between July 27 and August 4, there are several COVID-19  pop-up vaccine clinics available in Creston. No advance appointments are necessary. Anyone who lives or works in the Creston area is able to walk up, register and receive their first or se...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: July 26, 2021

July 26, 2021: RDCK Information Bulletin - Wildfire Update

July 26, 2021: RDCK Information Bulletin - Wildfire Update - Michaud Creek, Octopus Creek, Akokli Creek, Trozzo Creek, Cultus Creek and Renata Creek wildfires. Follow the link for all the details: https://www.rdck.ca/.../information-bulletin-rdck...

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

July 23, 2021: RDCK Information Bulletin - Akokli Creek and Cultus Creek Wildfire Update

The Regional District of Central Kootenay's Emergency Operations Centre has issued an information bulletin regarding the Akokli Creek and Cultas Creek wildfires. To read the full information bulletin, click here

This information is curr...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: July 22, 2021

COVID-19 Mobile Immunization Clinic In Creston July 22 and 23

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Happening today and tomorrow at the Creston & District Community Complex - the Interior Health COVID-19 Mobile Immunization Clinic is back in Creston! The clinic is open between 11:00 am and 6:00 pm both days to offer vaccinations for people born 2009...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Stage 3 Water Conservation Measures In Effect For Town of Creston

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?? STAGE 3 WATER CONSERVATION MEASURES EFFECTIVE JULY 22, 2021 ??

Effective tomorrow, the Town of Creston will be moving to Stage 3 water conservation measures until further notice. 

? Watering of gardens, trees and shrubs is ONLY permitted between...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: June 30, 2021

Town Of Creston By-Election To Be Held September 18, 2021

Today, Town Council appointed Kirsten Dunbar as the Chief Election Officer and Marsha Neufeld and Donna Cassel as the Deputy Election Officers to lead the upcoming by-election resulting from the resignation of Councillors Karen Unruh and Ellen Tzakis earl...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: June 29, 2021

BC's Restart Plan - Step 3 Begins July 1, 2021

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BC's Restart Plan - Step 3 begins Thursday, July 1, 2021. Moving from Step 2 to Step 3 includes:

- Return to Canada-wide recreational travel
- Mask wearing recommended in indoor public spaces for all people 12 and older who are not fully v...
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Additional Info... Creston News Room
Posted on: June 3, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments in Creston

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Let’s get to community immunity in Creston!  COVID-19 vaccinations are available for people age 12+ (born 2009 or earlier). Register and schedule your appointment at https://gov.bc.ca/getvaccinated or phone 1-833-838-2323.
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Creston News Room

News Flash

Posted on: June 15, 2021

i love Creston - June/July 2021 - Bio-Solids upgrade

Our wastewater treatment plant is one of the most significant assets that the Town of Creston has. Every municipality in Canada is mandated to have a system in place to deal with bio-solids management, which is a part of the wastewater treatment process. ...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: April 28, 2021

i love creston - April/May 2021 - Our Walking Trails

Spring is officially here and with it, the promise of fresh beginnings and the freedom to enjoy walking and exploring the outdoors. This year, I am even more appreciative of the natural beauty that surrounds us and the opportunity to discover new and fami...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: February 12, 2021

i love creston - February 2021 - Creston Fire Rescue

Over the years, I have written a few “I Love Creston” articles on Creston Fire Rescue. I wrote one of my first articles about the service in October 2015 (it was my 69th article).  Now, I am writing my 119th article, and I wou...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: February 12, 2021

I love Creston - December 2020-January 2021 - Mountain Man

I feel so fortunate to live in the Kootenays. From the freshly fallen snow in winter, to the lush trees in the spring, the amazing lake views in the summer, and bright vibrant colours of the fall, we are surrounded by such incredible natural beauty!

If the...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: October 28, 2020

I love Creston - October Article - Regional District of Central Kootenay

In 1965, the B.C. government amended the Municipal Act to enable the creation of regional districts. There are now 27 regional districts across the province of British Columbia. The Town of Creston belongs to the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDC...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: September 17, 2020

I Love Creston - September 2020 - Permanent Bio-Solids Handling System

Ask any municipality, and I’m sure that they will tell you that asset management and infrastructure replacement is one of their major challenges. The Town of Creston endeavours to balance the maintenance of existing, aging infrastructure while b...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: July 15, 2020

I love Creston Ariticle - July - August 2020 - New Skate Park

On May 15, 2015, I received a very respectful and well written letter from four community minded Grade 7 students attending ARES (Adam Robertson Elementary School) inquiring about the possibility of developing a new skate park. They felt strongly that alt...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: April 2, 2020

I love Creston Article - 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 attending....

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: March 23, 2020

I love Creston Article - March 2020 - RDCK Services and the Town of Creston

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) provides a number of essential services to the residents of the Town of Creston. Our taxpayers pay for these services through taxation collected by the Town on behalf of the RDCK. Major shared services incl...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: February 14, 2020

I love Creston Article - February 2020 - Citizen Budget 2020 Results

As Town Council, one of the most important tasks that we face is to set the annual municipal budget. This process takes months to complete, and requires the involvement of every department. We are always striving to improve the process, and one of the way...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: December 5, 2019

I love Creston Article - December 2019 - Mayor's Holiday Challenge!

The Canadian Pacific (CP) Holiday Train will be stopping in Creston– raising money, food and awareness!

On Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 9:45 am, our community will once again be treated being a stop on the Canadian CP Holiday Train route. The t...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: October 21, 2019

I love Creston Article - October 2019 - Coffee Talks

My first community “Coffee Talk” was held on November 26, 2013 at the Creston Valley Bakery. There were 15 attending including Staff Sgt. Gollan, Fire Chief Moore and myself.  In the last (almost) six years, I have convened a ...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: September 16, 2019

I love Creston Article - September 2019 - Creston Emergency Services Building

With this article, I would like to provide an update on the status of the new Fire Hall for the Town of Creston. It’s hard to believe that nearly a year has passed since the October 2018 municipal election in which there was a successful referen...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué