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... 

Helipad fundraising campaign needs a final push

The District Health Foundation’s fundraising campaign for the Queen Victoria Hospital Helipad Project has reached the $360,000 point and organizers are hoping that local clubs and organizations can help them raise the final $105,000. “Donations have slowed a bit in the post-Christmas period but we have a few fundraisers in the planning stages,”... 

Upcoming Death Cafe will be an eye-opener

Looking for a deeply intriguing — and very different — evening pastime? If you can answer ‘Yes,’ then you’ll definitely want to register for Revelstoke’s Third Death Café to be held at Sangha Bean Café on Thursday, February 23. But be sure to register by calling 250-814-0080 sooner, rather than later, as admission is limited. Krista Cadieux,... 

Snowshoeing through the park at night could be romantic

Parks Canada is kicking off the country’s 150th anniversary of Confederation with a set of classic Canadian activities in Mount Revelstoke National Park. A statement issued Friday, February 3, invited everyone to enjoy dark starry skies on an evening snowshoe along the candlelit two-kilometre Soren Sorensen Loop. When you’ve successfully negotiated... 

Rotarians leaped at the chance to help the QVH helipad project

The final tally is in for the Rotary Club’s Trivia Contest, held at the Community Centre on Saturday, January 28, to benefit the Health Foundation’s helicopter project. Fifteen teams of 8 individuals competed and the top teams were the RCMP team and the Teachers’ team. Steve Bender, a member of the Foundation’s helicopter fund public relations... 

Vigil to be held Sunday for victims of the Quebec City Massacre — UPDATED

The United Church and Revelstoke for Refugees are jointly holding a vigil this Sunday, February 5, to remember the victims of Monday’s massacre at the Centre Culturel Islamique du Quebec. Revelstoke Current Adobe Photoshop illustration The United Church and Revelstoke for Refugees are jointly holding a vigil this Sunday, February 5, to remember the... 

Four local news briefs you may want to read

Would you like to help prepare mini-tourtières and maple sugar tarts for the Carousel of Nations? Preparation of those delectable French-Canadian specialties will take place on Thursday, February 2, from 1 pm to 4 pm and on Friday, February 3, from 9 am to 2 pm in the Community Center kitchen. If you want to get involved, be it for the whole two days... 

Firewood sales yield a bonus for the Food Bank

Every year Stella-Jones donates all of the proceeds from their firewood sales from the local pole yard to the Revelstoke Community Connections Food Bank and the Revelstoke Woman’s Shelter. This year, both organizations received a cheque for $1170. Pole Yard Supervisor Pat McMechan did the honours of presenting the Food Bank to Patti Larson.The Stella-Jones... 

Farewell David Savage

Bob Gardali plays his new 19th century — okay, it’s new to him — viola for David Savage (center) at Sangha Bean Cafe where some of David’s friends gathered on Thursday morning to bid him adieu. David and his wife, Leslie, are moving to Toronto on Friday, January 20, so that David can reach more readily accessible medical care. The couple... 

Signage theft frustrates small business owner

By David F. Rooney Dinah Collette, proprietor of the Spice o’ Life on First Street East knows how tough it can be when you run a small business. Not only do you have to worry about your stock and your sales but even when times are good you sometimes have to worry about the jerks who steal your signs. And that’s been the case for the past week since... 

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