BC Hockey’s Tier 4 Bantam Championships underway

Revelstoke put on pretty good show for the out-of-town teams and families attending the 2017 BC Hockey Tier 4 Bantam Championships at the Forum this week. Aza Deschamps sang O Canada and Mayor Mark McKee welcomed the teams and spectators to our city. And Aaron Volpatti dropped the ceremonial puck at the start of the the Bantam Grizzlies’ second... 

Summer market will now be without Wild Flight Farm

There’s bad news and good news to report about the 2017 Summer Farmer’s Market. What would you like to hear first? The bad news? Okay. Here it is: Hermann and Louise Bruns of Wild Flight Farm will no longer be part of the annual Saturday-morning Revelstoke Farm & Craft Market. Revelstoke Current file photo By David F. Rooney There’s bad news... 

Coming to a screen near you: Revelstoke — A Kiss in the Wind

By David F. Rooney Remember Nicola Moruzzi, the young Italian filmmaker who visited Revelstoke three years ago to produce a documentary about the death of great-grandfather, Angelo Conte, in the Connaught Tunnel in 1915? Angelo Conte Well, his film Revelstoke – A Kiss in the Wind will make its North American Premiere on TV Ontario on Wednesday April... 

Imagining the Columbia film night and panel

The great Columbia River that runs past Revelstoke all the way to the Pacific Ocean was once much wilder than it is today. The rapids were fierce – and dreaded by indigenous and fur trading canoeists who used this waterway like a highway. In the slower-moving parts of the river, giant sturgeon, known to live longer than 100 years and reach 20 feet... 

EZ Rock’s Mayor’s Report for March 17: Scott Duke must decide whether to resign

The ball is in Councillor Scott Duke’s court as he considers whether he should resign over the public perception that he is caught in a conflict of interest over his business, Revelstoke Vacation Rentals, and his responsibility as a City Councillor. Mayor Mark McKee made that clear during in this week’s EZ Rock Mayor’s Report on 101.6... 

What’s Hot & What’s Not: Your thoughts on books at the library

Welcome to What’s Hot & What’s Not, a collaboration between the Revelstoke Branch of the Okanagan Regional Library and The Revelstoke Current intended to foment both readership and opinion sharing about books. If you have something to say about a book you are reading please feel free to share it with Community Librarian Kendra Runnalls and... 

The Skating Club’s Summit to Sea was magic in motion

By Jason Portras The Revelstoke Skating Club presented it’s annual skating carnival to the city of Revelstoke on Thursday, March 16. This year, the show was entitled Summit To Sea, showcasing all the wonderful things that our beautiful province has to offer, from snow to rain, sunflowers and bees, rivers and salmon, to storms and sun over our oceans... 

Should illegal vacation rentals be granted a grace period to shut down when their applications fail?

City Council has rejected an attempt by the owners of an illegal vacation rental to seek leave to apply for licence to operate it. Image courtesy of the City of Revelstoke By David F. Rooney City Council has rejected an attempt by the owners of an illegal vacation rental to seek leave to apply for licence to operate it. John and Heather Pallas had been... 

Revelstoke hosts the Bantam Tier 4 Provincial Championships starting on Monday

By David F. Rooney Revelstoke’s Bantam hockey team will skate on home ice against opponents from Whistler, Mission, Clearwater, Creston Valley, Vanderhoof for the BC Hockey Bantam Tier 4 Provincial Championships starting on Monday, March 20. The four-day event starts on Monday with an opening game between Mission and Revelstoke starting at 10:30... 

Have a fantasy you’d like to see in photos? John can make it come true…

Photographer John Morrison is starting a new business — Fantasy Photo Shoots. Last weekend he paired up with model and partner Connie Rose for photo shoots at Revelstoke Mountain Resort as well as in the city’s picturesque downtown. Bob Bittner photo By David F. Rooney Photographer John Morrison is starting a new business — Fantasy Photo Shoots. “For... 

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