Alex Cooper

Volunteers sort donations during the 2016 Emergency Services Food Drive. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper

Food drive back to stock shelves of Revelstoke food bank

Emergency Services Food Drive takes place Tuesday, September 12

Volunteers sort donations during the 2016 Emergency Services Food Drive. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper
Revelstoke Review editor Alex Cooper is leaving to go on a bike tour in South America. ~ Cartoon by Rob Buchanan

Reflections on eight years reporting on Revelstoke

After eight years reporting for the Review Alex Cooper bids farewell to the paper but not Revelstoke

Revelstoke Review editor Alex Cooper is leaving to go on a bike tour in South America. ~ Cartoon by Rob Buchanan
The Revelstoke Grizzlies’ Jordan Rae gets ready to shoot during Friday’s exhibition win over the Columbia Valley Rockies. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review

Revelstoke Grizzlies hope rebuild is over

Grizzlies set to start new season against the Kamloops Storm this Friday at home

The Revelstoke Grizzlies’ Jordan Rae gets ready to shoot during Friday’s exhibition win over the Columbia Valley Rockies. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review
A pair of motorcyclists head up Highway 23 North towards Mica Dam. ~ Photo by Christopher Gibbs, Flicks Creative Commons

Fest organizer hopes to turn Revelstoke into motorcycle destination

Revelstoke Motorcycle Festival taking place this weekend, Sept. 9–10.

A pair of motorcyclists head up Highway 23 North towards Mica Dam. ~ Photo by Christopher Gibbs, Flicks Creative Commons
Teammates Hugo Cebrowski & Ken Christoffel celebrate after crossing the finish line on the final day of the TranSelkirks Run in Revelstoke on Friday. ~ Photo by Bruno Long

Gary Gellin wins inaugural TranSelkirk Run

Gary Gellin completes 150 kilometre, five-day race around Revelstoke in 13:26:09

Teammates Hugo Cebrowski & Ken Christoffel celebrate after crossing the finish line on the final day of the TranSelkirks Run in Revelstoke on Friday. ~ Photo by Bruno Long
Fernando Shammah.                                ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review

Donations sought for Argentian mountaineering club

Fernando Shamah is looking for used backcountry ski gear for mountaineering club in Argentinian Andes

Fernando Shammah.                                ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review
Runners head for the top in TranSelkirks Run

Runners head for the top in TranSelkirks Run

Five day race involves 160 kilometres and 10,000 metres of climbing and descending around Revelstoke

Runners head for the top in TranSelkirks Run
Onwer Andrew Goldman (left) and contractor Derek Lammie. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review

Making it mint

The new owner of Revelstoke’s Minto Manor aims to restore it to its original condition

Onwer Andrew Goldman (left) and contractor Derek Lammie. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review
There’s no shortage of postings on the WorkBC job board in Revelstoke. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review

Revelstoke labour shortage hits ‘crisis’ stage

Hotel rooms going uncleaned and hours being reduced due to lack of workers

There’s no shortage of postings on the WorkBC job board in Revelstoke. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review
Giovanni Sambrielaz is expected to be back in the Revelstoke Grizzlies net this season. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review

Revelstoke Grizzlies set to start new season

Revelstoke Grizzlies open exhibition season against Kelowna Chiefs this Saturday at home

Giovanni Sambrielaz is expected to be back in the Revelstoke Grizzlies net this season. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review
The City of Revelstoke is conducting a needs assessment of the Revelstoke Forum. ~ Revelstoke Review file photo

City looking at future needs of arena

City looking to see what demand is at arena before moving ahead with major repairs or replacement

The City of Revelstoke is conducting a needs assessment of the Revelstoke Forum. ~ Revelstoke Review file photo
Engineering consultant Matthew Broadwell addresses city council on the topic of asset management. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review

City begins tackling asset management

City of Revelstoke introduces strategic asset management plan to council

Engineering consultant Matthew Broadwell addresses city council on the topic of asset management. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review
SPCA seizes animals from zoo, horseback guiding company

SPCA seizes animals from zoo, horseback guiding company

Revelstoke Horseback Adventures says they were treating animals that were taken into custody

SPCA seizes animals from zoo, horseback guiding company
A burnt out Nissan sits in the ditch of the Trans-Canada Highway following a crash on Tuesday afternoon. The two occupants were rescued from the vehicle by two motorists. ~ Photo from the Revelstoke RCMP

Men credited with rescuing occupants of flaming vehicle

Two people rescued from flaming vehicle following crash on the Trans-Canada Highway on Tuesday

A burnt out Nissan sits in the ditch of the Trans-Canada Highway following a crash on Tuesday afternoon. The two occupants were rescued from the vehicle by two motorists. ~ Photo from the Revelstoke RCMP
BC Hydro is planning to install the sixth turbine inside the Revelstoke Dam. ~ Revelstoke Review file photo

City lists concern about Revelstoke Dam Unit 6 project

Housing, extra policing, riverbank erosion at top of concerns for City of Revelstoke

BC Hydro is planning to install the sixth turbine inside the Revelstoke Dam. ~ Revelstoke Review file photo
Jared Szabo, 29, was reported missing on Thursday, Aug. 3. ~ Photo from Facebook

Update: Aerial search turns up no signs of Jared Szabo, Allan Ellsworth

RCMP say aerial survey on weekend turns up no signs of two missing persons near Beaton

Jared Szabo, 29, was reported missing on Thursday, Aug. 3. ~ Photo from Facebook
A team of racers takes off at the start of the Jordan River kayak race on Saturday.

Gallery: First Jordan River Festival considered a success

Scott Hall and Kyle Saganiuk are the winners of the fifth Jordan River race in Revelstoke

A team of racers takes off at the start of the Jordan River kayak race on Saturday.
Fires burn above Galena Bay on Saturday, Aug. 5. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review

Galena Bay evacuation alert rescinded

Rain and cooler weather leads to end of evacuation alert for Galena Bay area

Fires burn above Galena Bay on Saturday, Aug. 5. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review
One of the buildings for a proposed backcountry operation would be located inside the City of Revelstoke’s watershed. ~ Image by the City of Revelstoke

City of Revelstoke concerned about proposed lodge in watershed

Revelstoke Backcountry Guides has applied to build backcountry ski lodge in Greeley Creek watershed

One of the buildings for a proposed backcountry operation would be located inside the City of Revelstoke’s watershed. ~ Image by the City of Revelstoke
Fires burn above Galena Bay, resulting in an evacuation alert for the area. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review

Evacuation alert for Galena Bay continues as fire expands

Fire above Galena Bay area expands to 250 hectares

Fires burn above Galena Bay, resulting in an evacuation alert for the area. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review