Creston NewsNewsRegional News Pole problem causes East Shore outage SHARE ON: Greg Nesteroff, staff Friday, Jun. 8th, 2018 This pole was the culprit in an afternoon power outage on the east shore of Kootenay Lake. Power should be restored to the east shore of Kootenay Lake around 3 p.m. today. Fortis BC spokesman Sean Beardow says there was a problem with one of the poles. //www.mycrestonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Sean1.mp3 Beardow says they don’t know what damaged the pole. //www.mycrestonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Sean2.mp3 About 500 customers are without power from Oliver Road in Gray Creek to Hall Road south of Destiny Bay.