Swimmer Jame LeBuke wins Swim BC silver and bronze

Local swimmer James LeBuke competed in the Swim BC LCM AAA Championships held this past weekend at the Canada Games Aquatic Centre in Kamloops. Revelstokian James LeBuke (second from the right) poses with the his swim relay team members. The other three boys, who are all from Salmon Arm, are: Ethan Skofteby (left), Torrey McKee, and Matthew Nesdoly... 

In Pictures: Timber Day 2017

By Jason Portras The annual celebration of Revelstoke as a logging town was held under beautiful blue skies this past Saturday, May 20. Timber Days 2017 was held under beautiful blue skies this year. Jason Portras photo Timber Days is an open logger sports competition, featuring pros and locals competing in a wide variety of events, including the CANLOG... 

Native youth running from Blanket Creek to Mica Dam and back to Martha Creek

The Annual Spirit of Syilx Youth Unity Run will see about 120 Sylix youth run 309 kilometres beginning at Blanket Creek Provincial Park on Thursday, May 11, heading north to Revelstoke, and around BC Hydro’s Mica Dam ending at Martha Creek Provincial Park on May 14.. A statement from the Okanagan Nation Alliance said they estimate around 120 Syilx... 

Minor Ball season gets under way

Mayor Mark McKee opens the Revelstoke Minor Ball season with the traditional first pitch toyoung player Zach Veninsky. Decidedly cool weather and spitting rain failed to dissuade parents and kids from turning out for this event. David F. Rooney photo There were a lot of parents and children at Centennial Park on Monday for the opening of the Revelstoke... 

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 —... 

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