A chuckle a day…

March 22nd, 2017

Welcome to The Revelstoke Current’s five-day-a-week feature, A Chuckle A Day.  This presents some of the best comic images and texts on the Internet. We hope you enjoy them…  March 22 March 21 March 20 Monday morning kickstarter Puppies vs. Couches These puppies want to be on the couch so bad! They’re too young to […]

BC Hockey’s Tier 4 Bantam Championships underway

March 21st, 2017

By David F. Rooney Revelstoke put on pretty good show on Monday evening 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 while Mayor Mark McKee welcomed the teams and spectators to our city. And Aaron Volpatti dropped the […]

Summer market will now be without Wild Flight Farm

March 21st, 2017

By David F. Rooney 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. “Unfortunately, […]

Hallmark TV production needs 30-40 extras!

March 20th, 2017

Hallmark TV is in need of 30-40 extras for an upcoming family-friendly film called Marry Me At Christmas that will be shooting in Revelstoke March 27-31. “We are looking to hire extras to play townspeople, shop keepers and tourists,” says a message from Hallmark that the Revelstoke Theatre Company and Flying Arrow Productions sent to […]

Talking hockey with Aaron Volpatti

March 20th, 2017

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 — Aaron Volpatti. “I hosted the Bantam Banquet last night (Sunday, March 19) and did a Q & A with Aaron Volpatti for the kids for about 40 minutes,” […]

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

March 20th, 2017

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? Well, his film Revelstoke – A Kiss in the Wind will make its North American Premiere on TV Ontario on Wednesday […]

Macdonald to host community-appreciation event in Revelstoke

March 20th, 2017

After 12 years representing Columbia River Revelstoke, MLA Norm Macdonald will be finishing his last few days in office with a series of community appreciation events. “Doing this work on behalf of the people of Revelstoke has been a real honour, but it is work that cannot be done without the support of the community […]

Imagining the Columbia film night and panel

March 20th, 2017

By Laura Stovel 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, […]

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

March 19th, 2017

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 her assistants […]

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

March 19th, 2017

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 […]

Rural Education Open House now scheduled for April 3 — UPDATED!

March 16th, 2017

Families are being encouraged to attend an open house on Monday, April 3, to share their ideas on how to transform rural education in British Columbia. Ministry of Education staff will host the event at Revelstoke Secondary School from 5 pm to 7 pm (the time was changed on Thursday, March 16, from 6 pm […]

Mystic says it’s spring!

March 15th, 2017