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Kelsey Yates

Kelsey Yates

Kelsey Yates has had a lifelong passion for newspapers and storytelling. Originally from Alberta, she graduated from SAIT Polytechnic's journalism program in 2016. She went on to serve as a reporter for a variety of weekly publications including the Airdrie Echo, Cochrane Times, and Strathmore Standard. After 10 years spent in the Calgary area, she made the move to the Creston Valley to enjoy the beautiful scenery and outdoor recreation. When not in the office, she enjoys hiking, kayaking, birdwatching, painting, and hanging out with her cat, Kiki.

Phone
250-428-2266 ext. 14
Email
editor@crestonvalleyadvance.ca

Recent Work by Kelsey

Firearms and ammunition stolen from B.C. business

Firearms and ammunition stolen from B.C. business

Creston RCMP called to a break and enter at local sporting goods store
Paps and Tats: Lower Kootenay Band promotes cervical cancer screening with free tattoos

Paps and Tats: Lower Kootenay Band promotes cervical cancer screening with free tattoos

Local Creston tattoo artist offered free ink with pap smears
Town of Creston restores reservoir, opens new community wetland

Town of Creston restores reservoir, opens new community wetland

Dwight and Rosamund Moore Community Wetland will serve as public green space, educational site
Truck crashes at Kootenay Bay Ferry Terminal due to brake failure

Truck crashes at Kootenay Bay Ferry Terminal due to brake failure

The driver was badly injured in the crash on Sept. 13
Creston junior hockey team on 2-year probation following hazing investigation

Creston junior hockey team on 2-year probation following hazing investigation

Hazing was reported by staff on Sept. 13
UPDATE: Creston RCMP locate wanted man

UPDATE: Creston RCMP locate wanted man

Claude Lefebvre was wanted on theft charges
Creston man wrongly identified as sex offender

Creston man wrongly identified as sex offender

Video on social media wrongly identifying Oliver Ole Langelid has caused undue harassment
Man killed in Highway 3 crash near Yahk

Man killed in Highway 3 crash near Yahk

There were two serious collisions in the same stretch last week
Idaho sex offender arrested by B.C. RCMP after 20 years on the run

Idaho sex offender arrested by B.C. RCMP after 20 years on the run

Louis Flood went missing while on parole in 2001
Ripe for the picking: Creston’s iconic asparagus has late start due to cold spring

Ripe for the picking: Creston’s iconic asparagus has late start due to cold spring

Sutcliffe Farms is the largest asparagus producer in the province
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