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A chart of the most common mother tongues in Revelstoke, other than English. English is the mother tongue of 6,575 Revelstokians. ~ Chart made using Info.gram

Census: The languages that we speak

Revelstokians have 33 different mother tongues and speak 15 different languages at home

A chart of the most common mother tongues in Revelstoke, other than English. English is the mother tongue of 6,575 Revelstokians. ~ Chart made using Info.gram
A kayaker paddles down the Jordan River. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper

Jordan River Race expands into whitewater festival

Jordan River Festival is three days of kayak races, clinics and more in Revelstoke

A kayaker paddles down the Jordan River. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper
Allan Ellsworth was last seen in Trout Lake on July 31. ~ Photo from the Nakusp RCMP

Kelowna man reported missing near Trout Lake

Allan Ellsworth second person reported missing in area in past week

Allan Ellsworth was last seen in Trout Lake on July 31. ~ Photo from the Nakusp RCMP
Left: Peter Behncke (right) with his teammate Sam Willett after the two finished second and first respectively in the hammer throw at the Canada Games.; Right: Emily Unterberger competes in the mountain bike race at the Canada Summer Games last week. ~ Photos by Kevin Bogetti Smith

Peter Behncke, Emily Unterberger medal at Canada Games

Peter Behncke wins silver in hammer throw, Emily Unterberger gets bronze in mountain bike relay

Left: Peter Behncke (right) with his teammate Sam Willett after the two finished second and first respectively in the hammer throw at the Canada Games.; Right: Emily Unterberger competes in the mountain bike race at the Canada Summer Games last week. ~ Photos by Kevin Bogetti Smith
The grass along the Greenbelt has long turned brown due to the dry weather. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review

Revelstoke just had its driest July on record

Only 4.8 millimetres of rain fell all month, making it the driest July ever in Revelstoke

The grass along the Greenbelt has long turned brown due to the dry weather. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review
Galena Bay area put on evacuation alert

Galena Bay area put on evacuation alert

Alert due to 120 hectare wildfire burning nearby

Galena Bay area put on evacuation alert
Sprinklers are only permitted every second day between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. ~ Photo from Pixabay

City advises residents to conserve water

City of Revelstoke says it will start ticketing people who water lawns outside permitted hours

Sprinklers are only permitted every second day between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. ~ Photo from Pixabay
Off-road vehicle ban in effect as of noon today, says MLA

Off-road vehicle ban in effect as of noon today, says MLA

The ban will be in effect for the Kamloops, Cariboo and Southeast fire centres

Off-road vehicle ban in effect as of noon today, says MLA
The City of Revelstoke used up its development cost charge funds for roads to build the roundabout last year. ~ Revelstoke Review file photo

City DCC reserves dwindle while review delayed

City of Revelstoke has almost no money left in road and sewer development cost charge funds

The City of Revelstoke used up its development cost charge funds for roads to build the roundabout last year. ~ Revelstoke Review file photo
Bob Walker is hoisted up in a crane to remove several danger trees in my backyard. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review

Feature: Cleaning up after the storm

Bob Walker of Revelstoke Tree Care talks about cleaning up after last Sunday’s windstorm

Bob Walker is hoisted up in a crane to remove several danger trees in my backyard. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review
Minto Manor undergoing major renovation

Minto Manor undergoing major renovation

New owner completely restoring exterior of historic Revelstoke building

Minto Manor undergoing major renovation
A dozen mailboxes at the Revelstoke post office were broken into on Sunday. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review

Mail boxes broken into

Thefts occurred at Revelstoke post office on Sunday, July 30

A dozen mailboxes at the Revelstoke post office were broken into on Sunday. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review
Staff-Sgt. Kurt Grabinsky. ~ Revelstoke Review file photo

Revelstoke crime rate stays steady

Crime rate in Revelstoke sees little change since 2014 according to latest statistics

Staff-Sgt. Kurt Grabinsky. ~ Revelstoke Review file photo
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is mobbed upon his arrival in Revelstoke on Saturday. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review

Justin Trudeau visits Revelstoke to encourage donations to Red Cross

Prime minister urges others to help those affected by the B.C. wildfires

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is mobbed upon his arrival in Revelstoke on Saturday. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review
Kids will get a chance to explore the Little General mini train what the CP Rail Canada 150 train comes to Revelstoke this Saturday. ~ Photo contributed by CP Rail

CP Rail Canada 150 train coming to Revelstoke

PM Justin Trudeau, country singer Dean Brody, and Indigenous performer Dallas Arcand will be there

Kids will get a chance to explore the Little General mini train what the CP Rail Canada 150 train comes to Revelstoke this Saturday. ~ Photo contributed by CP Rail
Video: Snowbirds soar over Revelstoke

Video: Snowbirds soar over Revelstoke

Video and photos from the Canadian Forces Snowbirds airshow over Revelstoke

Video: Snowbirds soar over Revelstoke
A Revelstoke firefighter hoses down a burnt patch of grass following a fire on the Illecillewaet Greenbelt on Wednesday. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review

Quick action snuffs Illecillewaet Greenbelt fire

Fire broke out around 12:30 p.m. but quick response had flames snuffed within 30 minutes

A Revelstoke firefighter hoses down a burnt patch of grass following a fire on the Illecillewaet Greenbelt on Wednesday. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review
Hayley Callaghan (on top) and Abby Maloney perform a hammock routine together that earned the biggest applause of the kids circus camp show under the big top in Queen Elizabeth Park on Friday. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review

Gallery: Under the big top

The Revelstoke Peforming Arts Centre circus camp was last week

Hayley Callaghan (on top) and Abby Maloney perform a hammock routine together that earned the biggest applause of the kids circus camp show under the big top in Queen Elizabeth Park on Friday. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review
Back from the fire line

Back from the fire line

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

Back from the fire line
Mosquito larvae hatch when the ground they are laid in gets wet.                                ~ Photo by James Gathany, Centre for Disease Control

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

Mosquito larvae hatch when the ground they are laid in gets wet.                                ~ Photo by James Gathany, Centre for Disease Control