A chuckle a day…

February 21st, 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…   February 21 February 20 Monday morning kickstarter  Kids are awesome! f you need a smile, take a look at what some kids are doing with […]

Helipad fundraising campaign needs a final push

February 13th, 2017

The District Health Foundation’s fundraising campaign for the Queen Victoria Hospital Helipad Project has reached the $360,000 point and organizers are hoping that local clubs and organizations can help them raise the final $105,000. “Donations have slowed a bit in the post-Christmas period but we have a few fundraisers in the planning stages,” Steve Bender, […]

Upcoming Death Cafe will be an eye-opener

February 9th, 2017

Looking for a deeply intriguing — and very different — evening pastime? If you can answer ‘Yes,’ then you’ll definitely want to register for Revelstoke’s Third Death Café to be held at Sangha Bean Café on Thursday, February 23. But be sure to register by calling 250-814-0080 sooner, rather than later, as admission is limited. […]

Snowshoeing through the park at night could be romantic

February 3rd, 2017

Parks Canada is kicking off the country’s 150th anniversary of Confederation with a set of classic Canadian activities in Mount Revelstoke National Park. A statement issued Friday, February 3, invited everyone to enjoy dark starry skies on an evening snowshoe along the candlelit two-kilometre Soren Sorensen Loop on . When you’ve successfully negotiated the snowy […]

Rotarians leaped at the chance to help the QVH helipad project

February 3rd, 2017

The final tally is in for the Rotary Club’s Trivia Contest, held at the Community Centre on Saturday, January 28, to benefit the Health Foundation’s helicopter project. Fifteen teams of 8 individuals competed and the top teams were the RCMP team and the Teachers’ team. Steve Bender, a member of the Foundation’s helicopter fund public […]

Vigil to be held Sunday for victims of the Quebec City Massacre — UPDATED

February 1st, 2017

The United Church and Revelstoke for Refugees are jointly holding a vigil this Sunday, February 5, to remember the victims of Monday’s massacre at the Centre Culturel Islamique du Quebec. The vigil will be held at Grizzly Plaza at 7 pm – not at 5 pm as was erroneously stated. Candles will be provided. Our […]

Four local news briefs you may want to read

January 28th, 2017

Would you like to help prepare mini-tourtières and maple sugar tarts for the Carousel of Nations? Preparation of those delectable French-Canadian specialties will take place on Thursday, February 2, from 1 pm to 4 pm and on Friday, February 3, from 9 am to 2 pm in the Community Center kitchen. If you want to […]

Firewood sales yield a bonus for the Food Bank

January 20th, 2017

Farewell David Savage

January 19th, 2017

Signage theft frustrates small business owner

January 19th, 2017

By David F. Rooney Dinah Collette, proprietor of the Spice o’ Life on First Street East knows how tough it can be when you run a small business. Not only do you have to worry about your stock and your sales but even when times are good you sometimes have to worry about the jerks […]

Mark your calendars! The Local Food Initiative’s film fest starts Feb. 1

January 17th, 2017

The Local Food Initiative is hosting their 5th Annual Incredible Edible Film Series beginning on Wednesday, Feb. 1. The series brings three films to town that should speak to the inner farmer hidden inside all Revelstokians. The first film will be Dirt! The Movie narrated by Jamie Lee Curtis. This film aims to show how […]

In Video: The first Brown Bag History lecture of 2017

January 12th, 2017

By David F. Rooney Cathy English, curator of the Revelstoke Museum & Archives, gave her first Brown Bag History lecture of the year with a look back at life in our town as it was a century ago. This 49:50-minute illustrated talk, which you can watch by activating the YouTube player below, is given life […]