A chuckle a day…

Welcome to The Revelstoke Current’s five-day-a-week feature, A Chuckle A Day.  This presents some of the best comic images and texts on the Internet. We hope you enjoy them…   February 21 February 20 Monday morning kickstarter  Kids are awesome! f you need a smile, take a look at what some kids are doing with their... 

Boulder Mountain reopened after SAR finds that missing sledder

A 48-year-old sledder from Hinton, Alberta, spent a cold and uncomfortable night on Boulder Mountain before he was located by Revelstoke Search and Rescue on Monday morning. The man was reported missing on Sunday when at about 4:30 pm a group of riders from Hinton discovered he was missing when they returned to Peaks Lodge after spending the day riding... 

Boulder Mountain closed to everyone but SAR

Access to Boulder Mountain is being denied until further notice so that Revelstoke Search and Rescue can search for a 48-year-okd Albertan missing since Sunday evening. “Around 4:30 pm a group of riders from Hinton, Alberta, were riding from the Boulder Cabin returning to their accommodations at the Peaks Lodge when one male did not return,” Staff... 

Alan Mason is ready to bow out of the City Hall show

It’s 3:30 on a mild Friday afternoon, and Alan Mason is being interviewed about his 15 years as Revelstoke’s director of Community Economic Development. He looks relaxed and why not? He only has a week to go until he retires. Eventually, he puts he feet up on his desk and tilts back his office chair. David F. Rooney photto By David F. Rooney It’s... 

TCH to get $469.4 million in upgrades

Leaders of all political stripes are applauding the federal and BC government for their announcement of $469.4 million to expand and upgrade two major sections of the Trans-Canada Highway. Revelstoke Mayor Mark McKee (left) was in Kamloops for the official announcement with Peter Bernacki (right) vice-president of the BC Liberal party’s Columbia... 

No one injured in logging truck rollover on Townley Street

A 33-year-old Revelstoke man has been charged with failing to keep right after a north-bound logging truck went off road in the 200 block of Townley Street on Friday morning, February 17. “The logging truck went off-road right and rolled down the embankment, coming to a rest, partially obstructing the roadway below, known as Powerhouse Road,” RCMP... 

Obituary Notice — Betty Ward

Mrs. Betty Ward passed away at Kelowna General Hospital, Kelowna,BC, on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at the age of 83 years. There will be no formal funeral service by Betty’s own request. Betty was born in Renfrew, Scotland on July 4, 1933, and had been a resident of Revelstoke since 1975. She enjoyed walking, having tea with her friends and was... 

2017 Canada Spring Forecast: Wet, cloudy weather means an extended ski season for the West

The cold and stormy weather pattern that has dominated western Canada this winter will continue into the spring, providing excellent conditions for ski resorts across the region, according to AccuWeather’s 2017 Spring Forecast. Graphic courtesy of AccuWeather The cold and stormy weather pattern that has dominated western Canada this winter will continue... 

Obituary Notice — Marion Joy Knecht

Marion Joy Knecht1929 – 2017 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Marion Joy Knecht on Thursday, February 9th at Mount Cartier Court in Revelstoke. She died peacefully with several family members by her side. Joy was born on May 8, 1929, in Medicine Hat, Alberta, the second child of Syd and Gladys Harper. She married Gordon... 

An angry Gary Starling rips Council over vacation rentals

City Council was treated to a tongue-lashing from former Councillor Gary Starling and a gale of anger from Revelstokians upset by two of the latest vacation rental applications. Rightly or wrongly, some of that anger was directed squarely at Councillor Scott Duke and his company, Revelstoke Vacation Rentals. David F. Rooney photo By David F. Rooney City... 

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