First tee-off of the year

Kip Holloway makes the first tee-off signalling the start of the 2017 golf season at the Revelstoke Golf Club as fellow duffers Brian Dubasov and Johnny Manson look on. Friday, April 28, was a beautiful day for the season’s launch and the course looked to be in good shape. David F. Rooney photo  Read More →

RMR to increase lift capacity by 25%

Not only is Revelstoke Mountain Resort celebrating its 10th anniversary this winter, it is also increasing lift capacity from 7,299 to 9,700 skiers per hour with the addition of new gondola cabins and chairs for the lifts. A statement from the resort said the Revelation Gondola will be fitted with 24 new cabins increasing lift capacity by 25%. The... 

There’s a new annual event coming to town and it will be on Lake Revelstoke

There’s a new annual event coming to town this August — The David Thompson Paddlesport Classic. Slated to take place over the third weekend of August (August 18-20), participants will paddle and portage 125 km along 19th century explorer David Thompson’s canoe route along the Columbia River from Mica Creek to the finish line above Revelstoke dam. “More... 

Revy’s young Tier 4 Bantam team is the best in BC

Revelstoke’s Bantam Grizzlies proved they are the best Tier 4 Bantam hockey team in the province with a convincing 3-2 victory over the Vanderhoof Bears on Thursday evening. The Grizzlies dropped their sticks and threw their helmets in the air when the buzzer sounded thend of play. The team was undefeated in the four-day championship series at the... 

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... 

Talking hockey with Aaron Volpatti

Revelstoke’s favourite NHLer, Aaron Volpatti, has lots to say in this made-for-radio interview with EZ Rock’s Shaun Aquiline. Photo courtesy of Shaun Aquiline With the BC Provincial Bantam Tier 4 Hockey Championships playing at the Forum this week, it’s fitting that we provide an interview with Revelstoke’s favourite NHLer —... 

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... 

RMHA Novice Division annual home tournament ends in success

Yet another successful, fun Novice hockey tournament came to a close on Sunday. It was superb to see all those little faces beaming and flushed from playing this great Canadian game of ours. Jason Portras photo By Jason Portras Yet another successful, fun Novice hockey tournament came to a close on Sunday. It was superb to see all those little faces... 

RMHA Novice Division hosts a tournament at the Forum. Come and watch!

The Novice Division Revelstoke Icebreakers are currently hosting a tournament this weekend. Jason Portrs photoBy Jason Portras Revelstoke Minor Hockey’s Novice division is currently hosting a weekend tournament that has attracted seven teams from Sicamous, Salmon Arm, Vernon, Kamloops, and Canmore. Tournaments like these are used to raise much needed... 

Revelstoke lands the first-ever Canadian Snow Bike MX Nationals

By Jason Portras Round One of the first-ever Canadian Snow Bike MX Nationals took place at the Revy Riders’ Motorcross Racetrack down at the end of Westside Road this last Saturday, February 4. Brock Hoyer takes the Canada Flag for a spin around the track. Jason Portras photo It was followed by a night concert that was capped off with big stunts... 

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