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Author Lori Luczka and Paul Kerr with a copy of Lost: 7 Hours to Live, which chronicles the events surrounding a tragic accident Kerr endured in 2015. (Brian Lawrence photo)

Creston author launching book about Kimberley man’s motorcycle accident

Lori Luczka’s ‘Lost: 7 Hours to Live’ chonicles Paul Kerr’s 2015 accident that claimd his left leg

Author Lori Luczka and Paul Kerr with a copy of Lost: 7 Hours to Live, which chronicles the events surrounding a tragic accident Kerr endured in 2015. (Brian Lawrence photo)
Hunter Everitt works at the Kootenay Mobile Press, a fee-for-use juice press operated by Creston’s Fields Forward Society. (Brian Lawrence photo)

Fields Forward Society adding value to Creston Valley cherries

‘Cosmetically unsuitable’ cherries juiced for sharing through Creston, Nelson, Cranbrook food banks

Hunter Everitt works at the Kootenay Mobile Press, a fee-for-use juice press operated by Creston’s Fields Forward Society. (Brian Lawrence photo)
This cheetah was spotted near Kootenay Lake's Crawford and Kootenay bays on Dec. 17.

Conservation officers no longer actively searching for cheetah on Kootenay Lake’s East Shore

BC Conservation Officer Service no longer actively searching for cheetah near Crawford and Kootenay bays; person of interest identified...

This cheetah was spotted near Kootenay Lake's Crawford and Kootenay bays on Dec. 17.
A preliminary design for the Crawford Bay Park natural playground

Fundraising underway for Crawford Bay Park

A couple is coordinating the fundraising of $40,000 to bring new life to a section of the park by creating a natural playground.

A preliminary design for the Crawford Bay Park natural playground
Cherie Rensing in her Kootenay Bay store

Faeries’ Landing offering art next to Kootenay Lake ferry terminal

Faeries’ Landing is a new art market and bistro in the Kootenay Bay location known for years as Fairy Treats...

Cherie Rensing in her Kootenay Bay store
Val van der Poel’s work is displayed at her gallery in Wynndel.

Kootenay Lake Art Connection tour back for third season

The East Shore offers us a rich variety of art this summer.

Val van der Poel’s work is displayed at her gallery in Wynndel.
Crawford Bay Elementary-Secondary School students releasing kokanee in Crawford Creek.

Eastshore Freshwater Habitat Society release 92,000 kokanee into Crawford Creek

Crawford Bay students help Eastshore Freshwater Habitat Society release kokanee in an effort to restock Kootenay Lake and area...

Crawford Bay Elementary-Secondary School students releasing kokanee in Crawford Creek.
Luke Lewis using a 1930s machine in the North Woven Broom Co. shop in Crawford Bay. (Below) The woven broomcorn stems that give the brooms their unique look.

Tradition continuing at Crawford Bay’s North Woven Broom Co.

Rob and Janet Schweiger's nephew, Luke Lewis, starting the next generation of broom making in Kootenay Lake community...

Luke Lewis using a 1930s machine in the North Woven Broom Co. shop in Crawford Bay. (Below) The woven broomcorn stems that give the brooms their unique look.
(Above) The Crawford Bay Elementary-Secondary School Eos Project team

Crawford Bay students in Eos Project developing weather balloon

The Eos Project has the with the goal of recording temperature, pressure and video at an altitude of about 40 kilometres...

(Above) The Crawford Bay Elementary-Secondary School Eos Project team
Laura Johnson and Rita Collinson are

Creston-raised sisters on production team of Nelson’s ‘Rent’

Laura Johnson and Rita Collinson kept busy in the performing arts while growing up in Creston — and are still at it today...

Laura Johnson and Rita Collinson are
Winter driving conditions are in effect on Kootenay Pass.

UPDATED: After winter conditions blanket Highway 3 in snow, travel is safe between Creston and Salmo

Travellers driving between the east and west Kootenay can safely take Highway 3 between Creston and Salmo...

Winter driving conditions are in effect on Kootenay Pass.
The MV Osprey 2000 pulls into the Kootenay Bay dock.

‘Fiscal climate’ won’t allow change to Kootenay Lake ferry schedule

Nearly 300 East Shore residents who have signed a petition to restore the former sailing times of the Kootenay Lake ferries...

The MV Osprey 2000 pulls into the Kootenay Bay dock.
The MV Osprey 2000 pulls into the Kootenay Bay dock.

Petition seeks longer hours for Kootenay Lake ferries

An online petition is asking Transportation Minister Blair Lekstrom to restore the former sailing times of the Kootenay Lake ferries...

The MV Osprey 2000 pulls into the Kootenay Bay dock.
Galadriel Rael offers a wide range of products at La Gala Jewelry in Crawford Bay.

Rockhound turns into a Crawford Bay jeweller

When children grow up, they may find themselves in an unexpected — and occasionally, unwanted — line of work. But that isn’t the case with Galadriel Rael, whose business is a natural progression of her childhood fascination.

Galadriel Rael offers a wide range of products at La Gala Jewelry in Crawford Bay.