Lorne Eckersley

People’s Party names Kootenay-Columbia candidate

People’s Party names Kootenay-Columbia candidate

Stewart, 62, is a retired Registered Professional Forester and former Canadian Armed Forces member.

People’s Party names Kootenay-Columbia candidate
For six years, Andrew Stolz ran on mountain trails in the company of his beloved German Shepherd, Topaz. (Photo submitted)

$1,000 reward offered after B.C. dog dies of strychnine poisoning

Topaz, a German Shepherd, collapsed while out on a run with her owner

For six years, Andrew Stolz ran on mountain trails in the company of his beloved German Shepherd, Topaz. (Photo submitted)
People’s Party of Canada arrives in Kootenay – Columbia riding

People’s Party of Canada arrives in Kootenay – Columbia riding

Kootenay – Columbia riding receives approval for a constituency association.

People’s Party of Canada arrives in Kootenay – Columbia riding
Creston Fire Rescue personnel and equipment are on site using portable sensors to monitor air quality outside of the Columbia Brewery Company in Creston, British Columbia due to a suspected ammonia leak. (Photo credit Lorne Eckersley)

B.C. brewery evacuated due to suspected ammonia leak

Creston Fire Rescue personnel and equipment are on site.

Creston Fire Rescue personnel and equipment are on site using portable sensors to monitor air quality outside of the Columbia Brewery Company in Creston, British Columbia due to a suspected ammonia leak. (Photo credit Lorne Eckersley)
Jimmy’s Liquor Store on Canyon Street in Creston, B.C. (Photo credit: Lorne Eckersley)
Jimmy’s Liquor Store on Canyon Street in Creston, B.C. (Photo credit: Lorne Eckersley)
UPDATE: Fire forces closures and delays on Highway 3 at Kootenay Pass

UPDATE: Fire forces closures and delays on Highway 3 at Kootenay Pass

Motorists should detour using Kootenay Lake ferry

UPDATE: Fire forces closures and delays on Highway 3 at Kootenay Pass
Performing as Once a Tree, Jayli and Hayden Wolf have released their first album, Phoenix, and been named as one of 10 new performers to watch by Rolling Stone magazine. (Photo credit Oat Phoenix Press)

Creston grad and husband recognized by Rolling Stone as new performers of note

Rolling Stone magazine has named Once a Tree, the band of Crestonites Jaylie and Hayden Wolf one of 10 new performers to watch.

Performing as Once a Tree, Jayli and Hayden Wolf have released their first album, Phoenix, and been named as one of 10 new performers to watch by Rolling Stone magazine. (Photo credit Oat Phoenix Press)
The Creston RCMP detachment is located at 421 16th Ave. S.

Car stolen in Cranbrook driven off Highway 3A into Kootenay Lake

Car stolen in Cranbrook ended up in Kootenay Lake north of Creston on the evening of May 27...

The Creston RCMP detachment is located at 421 16th Ave. S.
The Gray Creek Hall was broken into and vandalized last week.

Suspect identified in Gray Creek Hall vandalism

Creston RCMP have identified a suspect after the Gray Creek Hall was broken into on Nov. 5...

The Gray Creek Hall was broken into and vandalized last week.
(Above) The Banker's House in Creston was built in 1907 by the Imperial Bank of Commerce. (Below) The Lower Kootenay Band chuch was built in 1892.

Creston artist Bruce Paterson releases second book of historic building sketches

A second volume of 'Kootenay Cameos: Tales of the West Kootenays'

(Above) The Banker's House in Creston was built in 1907 by the Imperial Bank of Commerce. (Below) The Lower Kootenay Band chuch was built in 1892.
“Jump In” Rod Run organizer Ron Choquette in his 1931 Ford Model A

Creston-organized classic car tour to circle Kootenays

Organizer Ron Choquette has mapped out a two-day route for “Jump In” Rod Run on Aug. 1 and 2...

“Jump In” Rod Run organizer Ron Choquette in his 1931 Ford Model A
The East Shore Community Health Centre in Crawford Bay.

Kootenay Lake’s East Shore scrambling to maintain health services

Residents demanding better services after loss last year of a four-day-a-week health nurse on East Shore of Kootenay Lake...

The East Shore Community Health Centre in Crawford Bay.
The cover of Bruce Paterson's 'Kootenay Cameos'.

Creston artist Bruce Paterson reproduces historic sketches in new book

Originally published in Kootenay Review from 1987-1995, sketches feature historical scenes and buildings in the West Kootenay...

The cover of Bruce Paterson's 'Kootenay Cameos'.

This is the Life: Jumbo is a downhill business decision

When I dipped into media coverage of the B.C. government’s approval of the Jumbo Glacier Resort ski development...

A volunteer with a swift water team drowned in the Goat River on Wednesday afternoon as search and rescue responded to a report of a submerged vehicle.

UPDATED: Search and rescue volunteer’s body recovered

The body of a Ymir woman who drowned Wednesday in the Goat River while on a search and rescue mission has been recovered.

A volunteer with a swift water team drowned in the Goat River on Wednesday afternoon as search and rescue responded to a report of a submerged vehicle.