Obituary Notice — Jennie Johnston

Jennie Johnston 1934 – 2017 Jennie Johnston passed away at Queen Victoria Hospital, Revelstoke on Friday, March 17th, 2017, at the age of 82 years. A Funeral Service will be held at the Revelstoke Senior’s Centre on Friday afternoon, March 24th at 1:30 pm with Mr. Gary Sulz officiating. Pallbearers will be Mike Defeo, Peter Van Tol, Richard... 

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…  March 22 March 21 March 20 Monday morning kickstarter Puppies vs. Couches These puppies want to be on the couch so bad! They’re too young... 

BC Hockey’s Tier 4 Bantam Championships underway

Revelstoke put on pretty good show for the out-of-town teams and families attending the 2017 BC Hockey Tier 4 Bantam Championships at the Forum this week. Aza Deschamps sang O Canada and Mayor Mark McKee welcomed the teams and spectators to our city. And Aaron Volpatti dropped the ceremonial puck at the start of the the Bantam Grizzlies’ second... 

Summer market will now be without Wild Flight Farm

There’s bad news and good news to report about the 2017 Summer Farmer’s Market. What would you like to hear first? The bad news? Okay. Here it is: Hermann and Louise Bruns of Wild Flight Farm will no longer be part of the annual Saturday-morning Revelstoke Farm & Craft Market. Revelstoke Current file photo By David F. Rooney There’s bad news... 

NDP candidate issues a challenge to his opponents

Letter to the Editor: In each community, citizens will likely only get one opportunity to see all four candidates for MLA in the same place; the all candidates debate. As someone who has been involved in local government for 15 years, I have attended many all candidate debates, and the one thing I have noticed as the years go by is that these events... 

Refugees decide not to come; sponsors have to start all over

The Syrian refugee family that Revelstoke for Refugees had hoped to bring here this year has withdrawn its application to sponsor has withdrawn its application, the private sponsorship group said today, March 21. Laura Stovel co-chairwoman of the broad-based community group said Revelstoke for Refugees was disappointed by the news but will persevere. “This... 

Hallmark TV production needs 30-40 extras!

Hallmark TV is in need of 30-40 extras for an upcoming family-friendly film called Marry Me At Christmas that will be shooting in Revelstoke March 27-31. “We are looking to hire extras to play townspeople, shop keepers and tourists,” says a message from Hallmark that the Revelstoke Theatre Company and Flying Arrow Productions sent to The Current. “All... 

Talking hockey with Aaron Volpatti

Revelstoke’s favourite NHLer, Aaron Volpatti, has lots to say in this made-for-radio interview with EZ Rock’s Shaun Aquiline. Photo courtesy of Shaun Aquiline With the BC Provincial Bantam Tier 4 Hockey Championships playing at the Forum this week, it’s fitting that we provide an interview with Revelstoke’s favourite NHLer —... 

Coming to a screen near you: Revelstoke — A Kiss in the Wind

By David F. Rooney Remember Nicola Moruzzi, the young Italian filmmaker who visited Revelstoke three years ago to produce a documentary about the death of great-grandfather, Angelo Conte, in the Connaught Tunnel in 1915? Angelo Conte Well, his film Revelstoke – A Kiss in the Wind will make its North American Premiere on TV Ontario on Wednesday April... 

Macdonald to host community-appreciation event in Revelstoke

After 12 years representing Columbia River Revelstoke, MLA Norm Macdonald will be finishing his last few days in office with a series of community appreciation events. “Doing this work on behalf of the people of Revelstoke has been a real honour, but it is work that cannot be done without the support of the community and assistance of its citizens,”... 

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