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 […]

    Don’t miss the Okanagan Cup XC Race: Feb 11 – 12

    January 31st, 2017

    By Sarah Newton A fantastic event will be happening on February 11 and 12 at the base of Mount Macpherson. Over 250 cross-country skiers will be competing in two Okanagan Cup cross-country ski races. Skiers will compete in a classic time trial and a free (skate technique) mass-start event. Racing at home is a rare […]

    Potential cycling star Kellen Viznaugh reaches out for community support

    January 30th, 2017

    By David F. Rooney Potential cycling star Kellen Viznaugh is hoping local people will help him defray the cost of his training and racing to become a top professional racer. “The cost of warm weather training camps, and travel to-and-from races all add up,” said the life-long Revelstokian who has been racing for seven years and […]

    Five and six-year-old hockey players had a BIG weekend

    January 30th, 2017

    By Tanya Traverse Excited cheers from the stands and proud smiles on young faces – that was the scene at the Revelstoke Forum on Saturday, January 28, as the Initiation Hockey team (five- and six-year-olds) hosted their home tournament. The local players were excited to play games against teams from Salmon Arm, Sicamous and Vernon […]

    Mounties warn backcountry enthusiasts to be prepared

    January 25th, 2017

    Due to recent events, the Revelstoke RCMP are reminding backcountry enthusiasts to be prepared. ‘Those persons enjoying the great outdoors either by skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, snowbiking or even hiking, must be equipped with the appropriate safety equipment, i.e. transceivers, probes, shovels, as well as having the appropriate training with good knowledge of the terrain,” Staff Sgt. Kurt […]