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... 

Grins ‘n’ Gripes — If you’ve got ’em, please share ’em

Grins ‘n’ Gripes Want to extend a little public recognition to someone you know? Need to that that Good Samaritan who helped you out when it was unlooked for but badly needed? Well, send us your your thank you (photos optional) and it will be posted the day it is received. Please send your Grins ‘n’ Gripes submission to [email protected] A... 

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... 

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... 

In Video: CPE Grade 5 class’ performance of The Salmon Connection

Columbia Park Elementary School’s Grade 5 class put on a surprisingly good play at the Performing Art Centre on Thursday night. Here they take a bow as teacher Susan Leach (right) applauds their performance. David F. Rooney photo By David F. Rooney Columbia Park Elementary School’s Grade 5 class put on a surprisingly good play at the Performing... 

Free Garage Sale Listings

The Revelstoke Current’s annual Garage Sale listings are back in business for 2017!  These listings are free to all. To place a listing please send all relevant information, including contact information,  to [email protected] or call 250-814-9849. If you have a photo — only ONE photo permitted per listing — of a particular item or items,... 

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Western Washington University student Sasha Elena Alden, daughter of Wade Alden of Pasadena. Calif. and Rebekah Jenkins of Revelstoke, has received the $1,500 Verna Alexander Price Chemistry Scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year. The Verna Alexander Price Chemistry Scholarship is awarded to Chemistry majors. Alden graduated from Issaquah High... 

New breast cancer clinic opens in Kamloops

Interior Health’s new Rae Fawcett Breast Health Clinic at Royal Inland Hospital (RIH in Kamloops will reduce the wait time for a breast cancer diagnosis, and decrease anxiety for breast health patients. Rae Fawcett, RIH Foundation CEO Heidi Coleman, patient care coordinator Mia Dong, and patient Vanessa Worthington pose at the clinic. Photo courtesy... 

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