Posted on: October 20, 2017

Town Hall and Town facilities will be closed Friday, November 10

Town Hall and Town facilities will be closed on Friday, November 10th in lieu of the November 11th Statutory Holiday (Remembrance Day).

Creston News Room
Posted on: October 19, 2017

Two Open Houses for the Proposed Fire Hall Project

The public has asked for a second Open House for the proposed Fire Hall project on Sunday, October 22nd, for those who are unable to attend the earlier session scheduled between 12:00 pm and 3:00 pm. We think that’s a great idea so the Town of C...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: October 19, 2017

Creston Fire Rescue - Halloween Safety Stop - October 31, 2017 after 6pm at the Fire Hall

2017 - Fire  Rescue - Halloween

Halloween Safety Stop at the Fire Hall on October 31, 2017 after 6pm.  Come for free hot-dogs, juice, hot chocolate and coffee.  Children will receive treats and a reflective treat bag.

Drivers... watch out for all the little ghosts and g...

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Additional Info... Creston News Room
Posted on: October 18, 2017

Coffee Talk - November 2, 2017 from 9:30 - 11:00 am at Black Bear Books

nov 2 coffee talk

Have an informal chat with our Mayor Ron Toyota, along with the RCMP Staff Sergeant, Public Safety Compliance Officer and Fire Chief about whatever's on your mind.

November 2nd, 2017 from 9:30 - 11:00 am at Black Bear Books

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Additional Info... Creston News Room
Posted on: October 18, 2017

Ministry of Forests - Information Bulletin-Open Fires to be allowed in all of Southeast Fire Centre

Open fires to be allowed in all of Southeast Fire Centre

CASTLEGAR -Effective at noon Pacific time on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, Category 2 and Category 3 open fires will once again be allowed throughout the Southeast Fire Centre, due toa decreased risk of ...

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Additional Info... Creston News Room
Posted on: October 17, 2017

Have questions about the Proposed Fire Hall Project? Visit Creston.ca ‘FOR THE RECORD’ for the facts

The Town of Creston has created a webpage in response to questions from residents received through email, phone, in-person, or posted on social media, regarding the proposed Fire Hall and referendum for borrowing. This page will continue to be updated, wi...

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Posted on: October 5, 2017

RDCK - Public Service Announcement - Erickson Water System - DOES NOT AFFECT TOWN OF CRESTON

Town of Creston not affected by Erickson Water System Shutdown or Boil Water Advisory.  While the Town receives water from the Regional District through the Erickson System, wells and reservoirs will ensure an uninterrupted supply of treated wate...

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Additional Info... Creston News Room
Posted on: October 3, 2017

Cat Found in the 1100 Block of Ibbitson Street

Grey White Neutered Tabby Cat-Oct 3

A grey & white, neutered Tabby cat was found in the 1100 Block of Ibbitson Street, with no collar or tags, on September 29, 2017. Please contact the Town for more information.

Creston News Room
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Trash to Treasure

2017 - Oct Trash to Treasure

It’s Trash to Treasure (T2T) time again! In celebration of Waste Reduction Week, the Regional District of Central Kootenay is promoting a Trash to Treasure Day event on Saturday, October 21, 2017.

What is Trash to Treasure? T2T Day is a waste reduction eve...

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Additional Info... Creston News Room
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Town of Creston & Erickson Water Conservation Notice - Lifted Effective October 1, 2017

Town of Creston & Erickson Water Conservation Measures Lifted Effective October 1, 2017

Stage 2 Water Conservation Measures will be rescinded across all Town of Creston and Erickson water service areas effective October 1, 2017. Water restriction pract...

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Additional Info... Creston News Room
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Campfire band to be rescinded in southern B.C. - Information Bulletin from Ministry of Forests

Campfire ban to be rescinded in southern B.C.

KAMLOOPS - Effective at noon on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, campfires will once again be allowedthroughout the Kamloops Fire Centre, Southeast Fire Centre and Cariboo Fire Centre. A returnto more seasonal weather c...

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Additional Info... Creston News Room
Posted on: September 20, 2017

Proposed Fire Hall Project Articles Online

To view the latest and past articles relating to the proposed Fire Hall project visit http://www.creston.ca/2364/Creston-Fire-Hall-Project. New articles will be posted every Thursday leading up to the proposed Fire Hall referendum for borrowing.

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Additional Info... Creston News Room
Posted on: September 13, 2017

Fall Hydrant Flushing & Maintenance

Please be advised that Town Crews will be carrying out the annual fall hydrant flushing and maintenance program starting October 2, 2017 and continuing for approximately 6 weeks, weather dependent.

Your water may become cloudy during this period.  ...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: September 19, 2017

Ministry of Forests Information Bulletin - Off-road vehicle prohibitions rescinded throughout B.C.

Off-road vehicle prohibitions rescinded throughout B.C.

KAMLOOPS - The operation of off-road vehicles will once again be permitted on Crown landthroughout the Cariboo Fire Centre, Kamloops Fire Centre and Southeast Fire Centre, effectiveat noon on Wednesda...

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Additional Info... Creston News Room
Posted on: August 4, 2017

Notice: Canyon Street Sidewalk Maintenance

The Town of Creston will be performing sidewalk maintenance/construction during the months of August and September 2017.  It is intended that enhancements to the sidewalks, identified below, will improve safety and mobility for all users. &nb...

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

Organic Waste Management

In an effort to reduce back yard burning, the Town of Creston is offering residents the opportunity to dispose of their organic yard waste. The Town-controlled drop off location is situated at the south end of the Waste Water Treatment Plant, which is via...

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Posted on: April 19, 2011

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Posted on: April 19, 2011

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

I Love Creston Article - October 2017 - My 9 Years as "Mayor"

I am proud and honoured to continue serving as Mayor for the Town of Creston.  As I reflect on the last nine years in this role, I can’t help but recognize that there have been a lot of wins achieved for this community.  Howeve...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: September 15, 2017

I Love Creston Article - September 2017 - Cemeteries in our Creston Valley

Forest Lawn Cemetery is a remarkable community icon that maintains a special place in the fabric of our community, our individual lives and our family histories.  My father passed away in 1973 and 44 years later my mother was recently laid to res...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: July 14, 2017

I Love Creston Article - July 2017 - Our Canada Day 150 Project

Last year the Government of Canada announced that our Nation would be celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary in 2017.  To mark the occasion, the Federal Government invited communities and organizations across the country to create speci...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: July 10, 2017

I Love Creston Article - June 2017 - Our Downtown Main Street and Highway #3 Re-alignment

A clear message that was heard in our recent Official Community Plan (OCP) community engagement process was the desire to establish our downtown as a welcoming destination for people, not just a thoroughfare for cars.  Achieving Phase 1 of the Hi...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: May 15, 2017

I love Creston ariticle - Our Municipal By-Election

The Town of Creston will be holding a “By-election” on Saturday, June 10, 2017.  This election is the time when our community will democratically choose a representative to serve as Town Councillor for the remainder of our mun...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: April 14, 2017

Mayor's I Love Creston Article - April 2017 - Report a Concern

The Town of Creston has made great strides in enhancing responsiveness to customer issues through the use of reporting features on our WEBSITE (www.creston.ca).  At this time of year, two issues that are commonly reported are related to SNOW and ...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: March 15, 2017

Mayor's I Love Creston Ariticle- March 2017-Our Creston Valley Vistor Center - a new direction!

The location of our Visitor Centre (VC) is not changing, but we’re upping our game when it comes to telling our story to visitors from the region, the province and beyond! The RDCK Electoral Areas “B” and “C&rdq...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: February 14, 2017

I Love Creston Ariticle - February 2017 - A Smaller Number of Town Council Members?

A community is incorporated by the Province as a municipality when Cabinet approves a legal document called “Letters Patent”. The Letters Patent establishes the municipality's name and boundary, provides for the first election...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: February 16, 2017

Mayors Article - Kootenay Business January 2017

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It is the responsibility of the administration in Canadian communities to ensure that citizens can count on basic services: clean water, safe and efficient disposal of waste and maintenance of roads. Not an inspiration for poetry, perhaps, but let the sys...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: January 13, 2017

Mayor's I Love Creston Article, January 2017 - Regional District - Residential Taxes

Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) taxation has long been a line item on our Town of Creston property tax notice.  At my last Coffee Talk session, the question was asked, “What is paid for with the RDCK taxation that the Town ...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué