News Flash

Posted on: May 11, 2021

May 11, 2021 Regular Council Meeting

Town of Creston Council invites you to join us virtually for today's Regular Council meeting commencing at 4:00 pm.  The meeting agenda is located here: https://pub-creston.escribemeetings.com/FileStream.ashx?DocumentId=1141.&am...
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Creston News Room
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Repair Work to Front Stairs at Town Hall

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Town Hall remains open through construction work to repair our front stairs (off 10th Ave. N.). Please proceed to the ground level entrance off Vancouver St. and ring the door bell for access. We anticipate this work to be completed by early next week. Th...
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Creston News Room
Posted on: April 29, 2021

COVID-19 Update April 29, 2021

Creston, BC April 29, 2021:  

BC Centre for Disease Control Update Weekly Update on COVID-19 Case Counts:   From April 18 to 24, 2021 the BCCDC reported 8 cases of COVID-19 in the Creston Local Health Area. It is importa...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Construction Set To Begin For Creston Emergency Services Building

 Following months of weekly construction management team meetings, Chandos Construction Ltd. will be setting up at the Creston Emergency Services Building (CESB) site located at 1505 Cook Street, in preparation for the 10-month construction of th...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: April 23, 2021

New Provincial Travel Restrictions

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On the advice of Dr. Bonnie Henry, BC's provincial health officer (PHO), Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, has issued a new order using the extraordinary powers of the Emergency Program Act to prohibit non-essential...
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Creston News Room
Posted on: April 17, 2021

COVID-19 Update - April 16, 2021

Creston, BC April 16, 2021:  As the weather warms up the Town of Creston encourages residents to head outside with members of their household or core bubble to enjoy the trails, scenery and the Town as spring emerges.  Even whil...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: April 8, 2021

COVID-19 Update April 8, 2021

Creston, BC April 8, 2021:  In Dr. Nerine Kleinhans' April 7, 2021 community COVID-19 update she noted that there have been nine active COVID-19 cases in the past 7 days in Creston.  It is essential that we work together as a co...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: April 2, 2021

COVID-19 Update - April 2, 2021

Creston, BC April 2, 2021: Due to the recent rapid and exponential growth of COVID-19 cases in the Province, there are new and amended public health orders that are in place effective March 30 until April 19, 2021. This includes the suspension of...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: March 16, 2021

Information on COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

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March 16, 2021: Interior Health is now making appointments for eligible seniors and Aboriginal peoples in our region to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. 
During this phase of the BC Immunization Plan, seniors 80+ and Aboriginal peoples 65+ and Elders...
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Creston News Room
Posted on: February 11, 2021

SeeClickFix Launched in The Town of Creston

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Creston, B.C., Feb 11, 2021: Citizens of the Town of Creston are now able to report and submit non-urgent service requests through SeeClickFix, an online and mobile interface. The place-based reporting platform allows citizens to document neighbourhood co...

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Creston News Room

News Flash

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Posted on: July 22, 2019

I love Creston Article - July 2019 - Mr. Eckersley - enjoy your early retirement!

Lorne and I served on the Creston and District Community Complex (CDCC) “Design Team” for the new indoor Aquatic Center in 2007 and 2008.  We were a team of 6 appointed by the RDCK Directors of the day.  The other tea...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

I love Creston Article - June 2019 - Attitude is a Choice

In April 2019, 5 Town of Creston Councillors attended the AKBLG (Association of Kootenay Boundary Local Government) Convention held in Castlegar for 3 days. There were approximately two hundred participants in attendance including 2 Members of Parliament ...

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

I love Creston Article - May 2019- My Davis Drive Yard Waste Drop-off Site Closure

In 2010, Council made the decision to launch a “pilot project” to create a yard waste drop-off site near the Town’s Waste Water Treatment Plant on Davis Drive.  Mayor and Council worked with Town staff to allow Crest...

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