David Rooney’s Celebration of Life on Wednesday, August 9th

Join us to celebrate David’s life and contributions at the Hillcrest Hotel at 2 pm on Wednesday, August 9th. David Rooney’s Celebration of Life will be held at the Hillcrest Hotel on Wednesday, August 9th at 2 p.m. The Hillcrest Hotel is located at 2100 Oak Dr. off Hwy 1 just east of Revelstoke. In preparation for the service, we are collecting... 

The passing of a dear friend: David Rooney

“My life is a journey in progress. I am fortunate or, if you believe in Chinese curses, unfortunate to live in interesting times.” David F. Rooney (Linked-In profile statement) by Laura Stovel David F. Rooney, owner, publisher, editor and journalist for the Current passed away peacefully at home on July 21st. He will be greatly missed. Dear Current... 

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... 

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... 

Cycling through the halls!

By Sarah Newton Begbie View Elementary School staff challenged students to bike, ride, scooter, or roller blade to school during Bike to Work Week, which was May 29 – June 4. As an incentive teachers offered them a trip through the halls on those same vehicles for each day that they got over 80% participation. Staff were astonished at the level... 

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... 

The Pipe returns this weekend!

Revelstoke Mountain Resort is just days away from reopening its star summer attraction: the Pipe Mountain Coaster. After a blockbuster inaugural season n 2016, the Pipe is going to be open seven days a week from May 20 to October 1. To celebrate the Victoria Day long weekend, the Pipe will be open with extended hours from 9 am to 7 pm from May 20 to... 

Calling all voters!

Bee Buhler, Maria Stagliano, Penny Pasnak, Barry Ozero, and George Buhler show their support for BC Liberal candidate Doug Clovechok to passing motorists on the morning of election day in BC. Photo courtesy of Sebastien Togneri  Read More →

Another perspective on the farmers’ market issue

Regarding the Revelstoke Farm and Craft Market: I would like to voice my support of the Revelstoke Farm and Craft Market board of directors and their decision to deny Wild Flight Farm’s vendor application for the 2017 summer market. Their decision to not allow a wholesaler at the Revelstoke market is one that should be supported by all people... 

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