We can help restock the Food Bank’s bare shelves

June 26th, 2017

The Community Connections Food Bank is in a state of crisis: there is virtually no food on its shelves. “Our shelves are bare,” it said in a statement, but Revelstokians can help alleviate the agency’s quiet desperation. The Food Bank fed about 169 adults and 42 children a couple of weeks ago and hopes community […]

Throne Speech reflects BC values

June 26th, 2017

This week’s Speech from the Throne is a unique moment in history – not only for British Columbia, but also for Columbia River-Revelstoke according to MLA Doug Clovechok. It reflects both the priorities British Columbians articulated in the recent election, and the ability to invest in programs and services that British Columbians depend on like […]

  • Snowbirds to wow Revy this July

    June 25th, 2017

    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 a meet and greet with the Snowbirds at the Revelstoke Airport July 25 from 3:30 – 5 pm, a Non-Aerobatic Air Display on July 26 from 2:30 – […]

    EZ Rock’s Mayor’s Report for June 23: Prepare for a “perfect storm of mosquitoes”

    June 25th, 2017

    Revelstokians should prepare for “the perfect storm of mosquitoes” this year, warned Mayor Mark McKee during his Friday morning Mayor’s Report on EZ Rock 101.6 FM. He said the Columbia Shuswap Regional District is cautioning people to inspect their premises for pools large and small of standing water that provide the tiny critters with ideal […]

    $632,913 for summer jobs

    June 16th, 2017

    $632,913 has been awarded in federal assistance to create summer jobs for Kootenay-Columbia students, MP Wayne Stetski announced Friday, June 16. The Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) Initiative contributes to creating jobs for students aged 15 to 30. The federal government provided $600,000 this year earmarked for youth employment in the Kootenay-Columbia riding. Because programs like […]

    Man arrested after last Sunday’s rampage — UPDATED!

    May 26th, 2017

    A 31-year-old man is in custody facing multiple charges following a string of complaints of stolen trucks, vehicle arsons and erratic and dangerous driving in Revelstoke on Sunday, May 21. In an extensive statement released on Friday, Cpl. Dan Moskaluk, Southeast District Advisory NCO for Media Relations, said that at about 9 am on Sunday, […]

    Revelstoke to host a new constituency office

    May 25th, 2017

    By David F. Rooney In his first post-election interview MLA Doug Clovechok says he’ll have two constituency offices — one in Kimberley and the other in Revelstoke. The BC Liberal said he has not yet decided how many days a week Revelstoke’s new office will be open. Revelstoke has not had a constituency office since about 2009. […]

    What are our police officers up to? Check this out!

    May 17th, 2017

    In celebration of Police Week, which culminates on Friday with a BBQ at the local detachment, Staff Sgt. Kurt Grabinsky has been providing local news media with a daily list of the calls they received for police service. Here are the calls from Monday, May 15 2017-1415 — Suspicious Vehicle — At 0920hrs Revelstoke RCMP […]

    Poor Deirdre! A searcher finds her body

    May 13th, 2017

    Unfortunately the Revelstoke RCMP has to report some sad news; Deirdre, the female black, who was in a single motor vehicle accident while with her owner from Alberta, approximately 5 km East of Revelstoke, BC, on Wednesday, May 10, was found deceased at about 8 am Saturday. A local resident out searching for Deirdre located […]

    Everything you wanted to know about rats…

    May 12th, 2017

    By David F. Rooney City Council heard a great deal about rats from Anita Ely, the Interior Health Authority’s Environmental Science Officer, who made a focused presentation about Norway rats, which are causing many homeowners headaches. Ely’s PowerPoint presentation, which you can read here, covered everything from the different kinds of rats, the signs the […]

    TCH crash sends a man to Kamloops in serious condition

    May 11th, 2017

    On Wednesday May 10, at approximately 1:25 pm, Revelstoke Volunteer Fire Department, Emergency Health Services, South East District Traffic Services and Revelstoke RCMP responded to a single motor vehicle crash, five kilometrs East of town on the Trans-Canada Highway. “A witness who was following a Dodge Caravan from Alberta, observed the driver lose control, causing […]

    Gerry Taft concedes victory to Doug Clovechok

    May 10th, 2017

    By David F. Rooney New Democratic Patrty candidate Gerry Taft has conceded the contest for Columbia River-Revelstoke toBC Liberal Doug Clovechok. “I want to congratulate Doug Clovechok for his success in this election as well as the other candidates who gave of their time over the last number of months,” he said in an e-mail […]