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... 

Radio documentary: What is it to be “a man” today?

By Shaun Aquiline EZ Rock Revelstoke 106.1 FM Do I need to be able to bench 300 to be a man? Do I need to be able to re-wire the electrical without real training? Do I need to know how to build a shed from scratch? Do I need to keep my emotions and feeling buried away because men don’t cry? I remember the first time I saw my Father cry. It was mind... 

In Video: Treasures from the Museum

By David F. Rooney Revelstoke Museum Curator Cathy English shared some of the institution’s favourite artifacts during last Wednesday’s Brown Bag History lecture. From fur presses to antique waist-squeezing corsets. this lecture was highly entertaining. Please activate the YouTube player belowyo watch his 47-minute video:  Read More →

Can you hear them whiiiiiine?

Can you hear hear these mosquito larvae whining in anticipation of sucking you dry? Don Pegues sure did when he stopped last week while cycling along the flat to snap this hasty photo before they reached out to drag him down. Fortunately, the CSRD anti-skeeter patrol was out spraying their sure-fire bateriological warfare pellets so these blood-suckers... 

In Pictures: Travelling the slow way to 3 Valley Gap

By Laura Stovel In recent years I have become aware of how little I know of my own surroundings. I was born in Revelstoke and have driven on the Trans-Canada Highway hundreds of times but I have never stopped at the lakes along the route west. Until last weekend I couldn’t even say where the Bell Pole yard was, even though I’d heard about it many... 

A party to remember: Farewell to Lyn & Denny

Friends and fans of local community theatre will flock to the Selkirk Room at the Regent Hotel at 7 pm on Saturday, June 3, to celebrate the storied acting careers of Lyn and Denny Kaulback, show here in Mending Fences with John Devitt. Revelstok Current fie photo By David F. Rooney Friends and fans of local community theatre will flock to the Selkirk... 

A big break for Nina Amelio

Nina Amelio has received a huge break in her quest to break into the pop music scene; she has just been nominated for a Hollywood Music in Media Award for best pop song for her single Faded Away  “I also was offered a cool non-exclusive agreement with Ostereo in London England to record EPs for their clients and spotify their streaming playlists,”... 

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