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Weekly Photo Challenge: Containers - 2

Dammed lakes are containers of water for multiple uses: drinking water, recreation, flood control. McKinley Lake in our town’s primary public park was originally dammed to supply water to the local rail industry in the late 1800′s*, covering over 40 acres. 224 more words


Day 12 Creston to Cranbrook 105 km

Day 12 Creston to Cranbrook 105 km

I awoke refreshed this morning, that chicken quesadilla I had for dinner last night must have been exactly what my body needed – visit the Break in Time Cafe the next time you are in Creston, very good food! 804 more words

Hiker rescued by Air Force after falling off cliff near Creston, B.C.

WATCH: In the video above, Geoff Hastings speaks with Captain Julian White about the rescue on BC1.

A teenage hiker had to be rescued by Royal Canadian Air Force helicopter after he fell approximately 600 feet. 182 more words


Creston, B.C.

Mountains covered in evergreen and dotted with snow surround me in a horseshoe. I look away only long enough to cover my Madagascar Vanilla tea bag in boiling hot water, it’s flavor seeping out and swirling into the water. 561 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Split Second Story - Take 2

Shane Francescut writes: For this week’s challenge, we want you to become a documentary photographer and attempt to capture a candid moment of a person, place, or thing. 91 more words