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Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce AGM highlights successes, some challenges

The Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce met for the annual general meeting on April 20, capping off a year with its fair share of successes and some challenges.

U.S. lumber retaliation ‘irresponsible,’ Horgan says

NDP leader John Horgan says he'll go to Washington DC within 30 days of being elected premier to talk softwood

UPDATE: Province will buy lumber to protect mills: Clark

20% duties on mills across Canada, United Steelworkers protest 'direct attack' on Canadian softwood industry

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          Nicole Fricot looks to prepare Revelstoke for economy of the future

          Nicole Fricot ready for diverse challenges in position of director of economic development for City of Revelstoke

          Business Beat: A look into Lortap

          Lortap has grown from small cabinet shop that raised money for local ski patrol to become the biggest millworking shop in B.C. interior.

          Mining on rebound, minister moves on

          Combative MLA Bill Bennett takes a few parting shots as he heads back to private sector to 'make some money'

          Clark seeks Trudeau’s help for forest industry

          'We need action' to protect B.C. communities from Donald Trump's border taxes, Premier Christy Clark says

          Work begins on Site C generators (with video)

          Last big contractor for Peace dam begins work on $470 million powerhouse works

          BC Liberals want to trim WorkSafeBC surplus

          Small business group says it's overfunded, BCFed president calls Shirley Bond announcement 'outrageous'

          Year-round B.C. ski resort gets green light

          Valemount Glacier Destination Resort to open next year, with the longest vertical drop in North America

          Business Beat: Get your fix at Dose Coffee

          Revelstoke's latest cafe on the block, Dose, has quickly become a favourite since it opened quietly in late January.

          • Mar 27th, 2017

          Monashee Spirits readying for grand opening

          Jenn and Josh McLafferty are crafting spirits ahead of grand opening of Monashee Spirits in downtown Revelstoke.

          B.C.’s online small claims court a world first

          Removal of impaired driving, minor civil cases from courts improves efficiency, Justice Minister Suzanne Anton says

          Meghan Tabor named new marketing manager for Revelstoke Tourism

          Megan Tabor was promoted to be the new marketing manager for the Tourism Revelstoke, the Revelstoke Accommodation Association

          • Mar 3rd, 2017

          Revelstoke hosting technology summit

          Technology guru Andrew Greer coming to Revelstoke to give free tech presentation to students and community.

          • Feb 16th, 2017

          Premier, US ambassador ‘optimistic’ about softwood talks with Trump team

          Ambassador David MacNaughton and B.C. trade representative David Emerson await Donald Trump administration's lumber trade position

          Business Beat: Anna Minten wants you to feel good

          Anna Minten opens Feel Good Collective to give alternative health practitioners a place to practice.

          Negotiators prepare for U.S. lumber talks

          Two years trying engage U.S. government on softwood lumber trade have been frustrating, now bracing for Donald Trump administration

          Brief: First flight lands in Revelstoke

          The first direct flight from Vancouver to Revelstoke touched down on the runway at the Revelstoke Airport on Thursday.

          • Jan 27th, 2017

          B.C. considers business sales tax relief

          Finance Minister Mike de Jong considers giving up $160 million in provincial sales tax revenue added to business electricity bills