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… April 27  April 26  April 25 April 24 Monday morning kickstarter Jurassic Prank When French prankster  Rémi Gaillard goes on an Easter egg... 

News Without Borders: For people who like to read stimulating stories…

Welcome to News Without Borders, a feature of The Revelstoke Current intended to link you to timely and interesting stories from the world beyond Revelstoke. Mastodon discovery shakes up understanding of early humans in the New World concentration of fossil bone and rock. The unusual positions of the femur heads, one up and one down, broken in the... 

Community Foundation grants $40,130 to local programs

By David F. Rooney The Revelstoke Community Foundation reafirmed its value to local non-profit groups when it distributed $40,130 to support projects initiated by 20 organizations. Look at all these happy faces! These men and women were presented with cheques worth between $1,000 and $2,600 each for projects their organizations are undertaking. All... 

Taft hopes he can door-knock his way to victory

The response at the door during his most recent door-knocking tour of Revelstoke neighbourhoods has convinced New Democrat Gerry Taft that his campaign is on the right track. Here he is (left) talking with campaign volunteers Rory Luxmoore, John Hordyk and Michael Brooks Hill after they finished canvassing homes around the provincial courthouse on Saturday.... 

In Video: Successful Phase 1 Big Eddy Waterworks bid is 28% over budget

By David F. Rooney Mounce Construction was the lowest bidder for Phase 1 of the Big Eddy Waterworks project but even so its bid of $2,564,245.90 (excluding GST) was 28% higher than the original estimated construction cost of $2 million. There were three bids for Phase 1. The others were from Acres Enterprises which put in a bid of $2,642,780 and Speers... 

Don’t miss Saturday’s Bike Swap!

By Kate Borucz North Columbia Environmental Society The North Columbia Environmental Society is sponsoring the Fourth Annual Bike/Gear Swap & Expo from 11 am until 3 pm at the Revelstoke Forum this Saturday, April 29. As far back as the 1890s, bicycles have brought the community together for recreation, conservation, and participation, as you can... 

The Current Video

If you like video (And who doesn’t?) we hope you’ll enjoy The Current Video feature: In this video from July 3, 2009, the Swing Monkeys perform before a live audience at Grizzly Plaza. Incidentally this is one of the first videos I recorded for The Current. The Current is pleased to present short videos by and about local people and events.... 

AHE kids produce their own newspaper

These boys and girls in Amber Thompson’s Grade 3/4 class at Arrow Heights Elementary recently created their own newspaper, the AHE Kids Current, which went ‘live’ on The Revelstoke Current at a school assembly early Monday afternoon, April 24. Their stories and photos can be accessed by licking on the button above The Current’s... 

Breaking ground at Mackenzie Village

David Evans’ dream of a bustling major residential development in Arrow Heights is becoming a reality after a ground-breaking ceremony on the Nichol Road building site on Monday, April 24. These gleaming gold shovels await the moment when they were to be used to break ground for Phase 1 of the new Mackenzie Village development off Nichol Road... 

Earth Day Art Contest yields some surprisingly good images

The North Columbia Environmental Society’s 2017 Earth Day Art Contest inspired students in Revelstoke to show what they love about the Columbia River. The images shown here are the winners from each class that entered, plus the overall intermediate (grades 4-7) and primary student winners (grades K-3) for the whole community.  Judges Sylvia Wood,... 

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