First tee-off of the year

April 28th, 2017

RMR to increase lift capacity by 25%

April 12th, 2017

Not only is Revelstoke Mountain Resort celebrating its 10th anniversary this winter, it is also increasing lift capacity from 7,299 to 9,700 skiers per hour with the addition of new gondola cabins and chairs for the lifts. A statement from the resort said the Revelation Gondola will be fitted with 24 new cabins increasing lift capacity […]

There’s a new annual event coming to town and it will be on Lake Revelstoke

April 3rd, 2017

There’s a new annual event coming to town this August — The David Thompson Paddlesport Classic. Slated to take place over the third weekend of August (August 18-20), participants will paddle and portage 125 km along 19th century explorer David Thompson’s canoe route along the Columbia River from Mica Creek to the finish line above […]

Revy’s young Tier 4 Bantam team is the best in BC

March 24th, 2017

By David F. Rooney Revelstoke’s Bantam Grizzlies proved they are the best Tier 4 Bantam hockey team in the province with a convincing 3-2 victory over the Vanderhoof Bears on Thursday evening. In fact, they blew the doors off this week’s BC Championships, winning every game they played On Monday they defeated Mission 7 – […]

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 […]

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,” […]

  • Revelstoke hosts the Bantam Tier 4 Provincial Championships starting on Monday

    March 19th, 2017

    By David F. Rooney Revelstoke’s Bantam hockey team will skate on home ice against opponents from Whistler, Mission, Clearwater, Creston Valley, Vanderhoof for the BC Hockey Bantam Tier 4 Provincial Championships starting on Monday, March 20. The four-day event starts on Monday with an opening game between Mission and Revelstoke starting at 10:30 am at […]

    RMHA Novice Division annual home tournament ends in success

    February 27th, 2017

    By Jason Portras Yet another successful, fun Novice hockey tournament came to a close on Sunday. It was superb to see all those little faces beaming and flushed from playing this great Canadian game of ours. It was also somewhat of a bittersweet home tournament, as many of the young people in the Novice Division […]

    RMHA Novice Division hosts a tournament at the Forum. Come and watch!

    February 25th, 2017

    The Novice Division Revelstoke Icebreakers are currently hosting a tournament this weekend. Jason Portrs photoBy Jason Portras Revelstoke Minor Hockey’s Novice division is currently hosting a weekend tournament that has attracted seven teams from Sicamous, Salmon Arm, Vernon, Kamloops, and Canmore. Tournaments like these are used to raise much needed funds to keep the not-for-profit […]

    Revelstoke lands the first-ever Canadian Snow Bike MX Nationals

    February 8th, 2017

    By Jason Portras Round One of the first-ever Canadian Snow Bike MX Nationals took place at the Revy Riders’ Motorcross Racetrack down at the end of Westside Road this last Saturday, February 4. It was followed by a night concert that was capped off with big stunts from X Games Silver & Bronze medallist, Brett […]

    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 […]

    BC’s sport organizations stand together to erase bullying in sport

    January 31st, 2017

    Sport is a powerful catalyst for personal growth and community pride. It creates friendships and promotes fitness, while developing lifelong skills. Our goal is to build a sport environment where participants – athletes, coaches, volunteers, officials, parents, spectators and staff – at all levels feel safe and encouraged. This is why viaSport, along with BC’s […]