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... 

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... 

EZ Rock’s Mayor’s Report for June 23: Prepare for a “perfect storm of mosquitoes”

Revelstokians should prepare for “the perfect storm of mosquitoes” this year, warned Mayor Mark McKee during his Friday morning Mayor’s Report on EZ Rock 101.6 FM. He said the Columbia Shuswap Regional District is cautioning people to inspect their premises for pools large and small of standing water that provide the tiny critters... 

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... 

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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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