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Back from the fire line

Ryan Gow, leader of the Revelstoke-based Columbia Unit Crew, talks about battling wildfire near Cache Creek

High water means double the mosquito control for Revelstoke

Spending on mosquito control this year nearly double what’s budgeted, and more is being contemplated

Updated: Trees toppled as winds hit 96 km/h in storm

Trees are blocking roads across Revelstoke and 3,500 customers lost power in fierce wind storm

David Rooney, editor of the Revelstoke Current, passes away

David Rooney spent 40 years working in journalism, including 15 in Revelstoke

  • Jul 22nd, 2017

How ready is Revelstoke for a wildfire?

Is Revelstoke at risk of a wildfire, and what would happen if one threatened the community?

VIDEO: Entangled sea lion rescued near Tofino

An adult female Steller sea lion was facing a potentially painful and slow death on Cleland Island.

Revelstoke dam spill


UNDER EVACUATION: Prince George, Kamloops prepare for longterm


Police rule 13-year-old’s death a homicide, investigation continues


UNDER EVACUATION: Leaving the fate of Williams Lake in Mother Nature's hands


Trans-Canada Highway gets paint job near Revelstoke

Tractor-trailer loses part of load, causing 1,134 litres of drywall paint to spill onto highway

Updated: Glacier National Park wildfire grows to 1,000 hectares

Mountain Creek fire continues to grow, but is not threatening any people or infrastructure

Council and builders meet over permit issue

Revelstoke council and local home builders meet face-to-face over building permit delays

  • Jul 19th, 2017

Premier John Horgan, NDP cabinet get down to work

NDP’s 22-member cabinet includes minister of mental health

Revelstoke needs bear-proof garbage cans, Bear Aware says

A bear-proof waste management system is the last thing the city needs to become Bear Smart

  • Jul 18th, 2017

Firefighters tackling small blazes near Revelstoke

No serious fires in Southeast Fire Centre or national parks yet, but danger is high to extreme

Revelstoke firefighters extinguish shed fire

Shed fire on Barry Road extinguished before it has chance to spread to neighbouring homes

  • Jul 17th, 2017

Fire quickly escalated

Initial Lake Country fire response crew faced extreme challenges.

Wildfire burns in Banff National Park

Large part of park closed to hikers, campers

Revelstoke guide seeks backcountry ski hut tenure

Mike Bromberg of Revelstoke Backcountry Guides applying for tenure for heli-access & hut-based touring

Revelstoke Adventure Park ALR application rejected

Developers of adventure park have application to remove land from Agriculture Land Reserve rejected

  • Jul 13th, 2017

City of Revelstoke seeks to have dogs that attacked teen put down

City has applied in court to have dogs euthanized after attack on teenage girl

Campfire ban implemented for Mount Revelstoke & Glacier National Parks

Parks Canada says lightning caused six small fire in and around Glacier National Park on Monday

  • Jul 12th, 2017

A personal look at assisted dying

Well-known Salmon Arm resident uses new legislation to end life