A chuckle a day…

April 27th, 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… April 27  April 26  April 25 April 24 Monday morning kickstarter Jurassic Prank When French prankster  Rémi Gaillard goes on an Easter egg hunt, he’s looking […]

Community Foundation grants $40,130 to local programs

April 26th, 2017

By David F. Rooney The Revelstoke Community Foundation reafirmed its value to local non-profit groups when it distributed $40,130 to support projects initiated by 20 organizations. Every year the foundation steps up to assist groups that provide valuable services to the general community. This year’s fortunate grant applicants include: Organization Program Purpose Amount of Grant […]

Don’t miss Saturday’s Bike Swap!

April 25th, 2017

By Kate Borucz North Columbia Environmental Society The North Columbia Environmental Society is sponsoring the Fourth Annual Bike/Gear Swap & Expo from 11 am until 3 pm at the Revelstoke Forum this Saturday, April 29. Revelstoke is a community that prides itself on many things. From conservation to adventure, and from history to the community’s […]

AHE kids produce their own newspaper

April 24th, 2017

Please click here to view the kids’ 13-page newspaper. Most pages contain two stories and at least one photo. The subject matter reflects each student’s interests. I was very impressed with the students’ efforts and the quality of their stories. I’m sure at least some of these young reporters will one day become professional journalists.

Expert on youth at risk to speak here Thursday-Saturday

April 18th, 2017

Martin Brokenleg, an internationally acclaimed expert on youth at risk, will be speaking at three free sessions in Revelstoke this week. “His visit is a collaboration of many community partners: the Revelstoke Early Childhood Development Committee, School District No. 19, the Teachers’ Association, the Multicultural Society, and the Child and Youth Mental Health Substance Use […]

100,000 more reasons to appreciate the Credit Union

April 13th, 2017

The Revelstoke Credit Union marked its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday evening, April 11, by donating $100,000 to local community groups, including $48,500 for five capital projects. Please click here to see the list of capital projects. Then Credit Union also gave $51,500 to support 30 smaller projects from local non-profit organizations. Please click here […]

Private well users encouraged to protect drinking water

April 13th, 2017

With the annual spring melt underway, Interior Health is advising all homeowners with private wells to take appropriate steps to safeguard their drinking water. When spring runoff flows into a well and mixes with the source water, there is significant risk of bacterial contamination. Homeowners should: Consider whether their well is equipped to ensure their […]

Come walk with Ginger!

April 13th, 2017

Many Revelstokians may have seen local resident Ginger Shoji out walking around our community. What you may not know is that she walks as a 15-year cancer survivor! Ginger has walked over 7,821 km in honour of anyone touched by cancer including those recently diagnosed, currently undergoing treatment, and those, including many of her friends, […]

LFI to sponsor a new market

April 10th, 2017

In the wake of last weekend’s demonstration against the Farm & Craft Market ‘s decision to refuse a membership application from Wild Flight Farm, the local Food Initiative announced on Monday, April 10, that it will establish a new market for the community. “ Our market is just in its sprouting phase and there will […]

Demo supporting Wild Flight Farm fails to move the market board

April 9th, 2017

By David F. Rooney More than 75 people turned out for a demonstration in support of Wild Flight Farm, whose application for the 2017 summer market had been rejected  by the market’s directors. Their show of strength easily eclipsed the handful of counter-demonstrators organized by Rose Gentles. Both demos were held at the Community Centre. […]