Mountain caribou film to open in Revelstoke in November

Last Stand: The Vanishing Caribou Rain Forest, an American film about the iconic animals, opens at the Rio Theatre in Vancouver on Thursday and at the Vic Theatre Victoria on Friday and will play in Revelstoke and Nelson in November. Here, Associate Producer Marcus Reynerson inspects caribou tracks on Amethyst Lake in the Tonquin Valley of Jasper National... 

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 — and some not-so-comic, but always interesting — images and texts on the Internet. We hope you enjoy them… June 28 June 27 June 26 Monday morning kickstarter  Splashdancing Gorilla Where does... 

Skitter-control relief

Great to hear the helicopter mosquito control team at work today dropping pellets in the stagnant water on the flats.  They have done such a good job so far and I was not looking forward to a July full of these blood suckers.  Whom do we thank  for coming up with more money for this program? Eve Fisher Revelstoke, BC  Read More →

RBC employees help bag invasive species

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) employees turned out in force over the past week to help prevent the spread of invasive aquatic plants in the Columbia Shuswap region. Columbia Shuswap Invasive Species Society (CSISS) members worked with the RBC to organize two community weed pulls at high priority sites in Revelstoke and Salmon Arm, the Illecillewaet Greenbelt... 

We can help restock the Food Bank’s bare shelves

The Community Connections Food Bank is in a state of crisis: there is virtually no food on its shelves. “Our shelves are bare,” it said in a statement, but Revelstokians can help alleviate the agency’s quiet desperation. The Food Bank fed about 169 adults and 42 children a couple of weeks ago and hopes community generosity can help it through... 

Throne Speech reflects BC values

This week’s Speech from the Throne is a unique moment in history – not only for British Columbia, but also for Columbia River-Revelstoke according to MLA Doug Clovechok. It reflects both the priorities British Columbians articulated in the recent election, and the ability to invest in programs and services that British Columbians depend on like... 

On achieving the Canadian Dream

Shaun Aquiline Peter Mansbridge is wrapping it up; deservedly so. It’s fitting he departs on the 150th Celebration of Canada. He was a major part of Canadian news for 30 plus years. It seems that Peter’s career was what the term Canadian Dream (or the ’Merican Dream for our friends south of the border) was all about. He did not go to university,... 

Snowbirds to wow Revy this July

In celebration of Canada 150, the City of Revelstoke and the CSRD announce they will host The Canadian Forces (CF) Snowbirds this July 25-26. Photo courtesy of the Royal Canadian Air Force In celebration of Canada 150, the City of Revelstoke and the CSRD announce they will host The Canadian Forces (CF) Snowbirds this July 25-26. Planned events include... 

Canada Day 2017 will be an amazing celebration!

This year’s celebration of Canada’s 150th Birthday will be a truly remarkable one, says Community Centre Coordinator Meghan MacIsaac. “In celebration of Canada 150 the Fire Department has joined our celebrations for July 1st to celebrate their 125th anniversary,” she told The Current, adding that there will also be a gala dinner and dance... 

Cycling through the halls!

By Sarah Newton Begbie View Elementary School staff challenged students to bike, ride, scooter, or roller blade to school during Bike to Work Week, which was May 29 – June 4. As an incentive teachers offered them a trip through the halls on those same vehicles for each day that they got over 80% participation. Staff were astonished at the level... 

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