Aaron Orlando

In this file photo from 2010

City of Revelstoke zoning bylaw overhaul push underway

After the collapse of the Unified Development Bylaw process in early 2013, the City of Revelstoke has been quiet on zoning plans.

In this file photo from 2010
At an April 10 meeting

Revelstoke explores automated garbage trucks, separate organics collection

Should the city move to an automated garbage truck, organics collection for composting, and bear-proof wheelie bins?

At an April 10 meeting
Online peer-to-peer vacation rental platforms like airbnb (pictured) have made renting out your property easy and inexpensive. The City of Revelstoke’s new vacation rental strategy calls for a sub-zone plan that would require OK from council and likely your neighbours before you can legally rent your residential property.

Revelstoke explores allowing vacation rentals in all residential areas under ‘sub-zone’ concept

The City of Revelstoke is exploring allowing vacation rentals in all residential neighbourhoods – with conditions – under new sub-zone plan

Online peer-to-peer vacation rental platforms like airbnb (pictured) have made renting out your property easy and inexpensive. The City of Revelstoke’s new vacation rental strategy calls for a sub-zone plan that would require OK from council and likely your neighbours before you can legally rent your residential property.
Arrow Heights residents who use Nichol Road as a pedestrian or cycling route complain it has become unsafe due to increased winter resort traffic and the lack of a separated walking lane

Nichol Road ‘remix’ plan proposed

City proposes separated pedestrian walkway, in addition to bike lanes, narrower motor-vehicle lanes to deal with safety issues

Arrow Heights residents who use Nichol Road as a pedestrian or cycling route complain it has become unsafe due to increased winter resort traffic and the lack of a separated walking lane
When the budget barbarians come knocking on the laboratory door with cuts in mind

Superb science fair at Begbie View

Photo gallery: Grade 5 students at Begbie View put on a great science fair, featuring fantastic displays.

When the budget barbarians come knocking on the laboratory door with cuts in mind
Instructor Tanya Secord and mom Kaliegh Thomson helps daughter and student Neava feed a carrot to Cricket

Riding therapy program helps kids thrive

New therapeutic riding program at Selkirk Saddle Club delivers health benefits for kids on horseback

Instructor Tanya Secord and mom Kaliegh Thomson helps daughter and student Neava feed a carrot to Cricket
Competitors for the March

Freeride World Tour 2015 leaves out Revelstoke

Revelstoke Mountain Resort, MSI surprised by April 8 announcement of 2015 FWT tour with no Revelstoke stop.

Competitors for the March
Back in the summer of 2011

Multi-venue Revelstoke music festival planned for 2015

Salmon Arm Roots and Blues executive director Hugo Rampen tapped as organizer of new shoulder season Revelstoke music festivals

Back in the summer of 2011
A dog plays on the field at Centennial Park in this file photo. Organizers interested in creating a fenced dog park somewhere in Revelstoke met for the first time last week to discuss options.

Revelstoke dog park advocates organize

A group of dog owners want to create a fenced dog park somewhere in Revelstoke. They met for the first time on April 14 to discuss options.

A dog plays on the field at Centennial Park in this file photo. Organizers interested in creating a fenced dog park somewhere in Revelstoke met for the first time last week to discuss options.
The City of Revelstoke’s enhancement committee is proposing updating the existing brick tourist sign platforms around town with new signs like this one that use Revelstoke branding.

Renewal, branding plan for Revelstoke tourist signs

Design ideas for a revitalization of the brick-platform tourist signs around town are nearing completion. Have a look here.

The City of Revelstoke’s enhancement committee is proposing updating the existing brick tourist sign platforms around town with new signs like this one that use Revelstoke branding.
Ceramic artist Sandra Flood explains her work to two guests. Her ceramic birds were selling quickly at the opening. If you want to purchase the best works or get some great deals

Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre exhibit In My Garden Grows

Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre show features Bruce Thomas exhibit and garden themed works by community artists until May 2.

Ceramic artist Sandra Flood explains her work to two guests. Her ceramic birds were selling quickly at the opening. If you want to purchase the best works or get some great deals
After almost six years as editor of the Revelstoke Times Review and a concurrent eight years as editor/managing editor of the Arrow Lakes News

April 16 Revelstoke Times Review is editor Aaron Orlando’s last

After nearly six years at Times Review, and concurrent eight at Arrow Lakes News, editor Orlando leaves RTR, but not Revelstoke.

After almost six years as editor of the Revelstoke Times Review and a concurrent eight years as editor/managing editor of the Arrow Lakes News
Damage caused by a Saturday

Blowout and washout near Okanagan College

A water line blowout eroded part of the street near Okanagan College overnight April 12–13, and affected service in the area.

Damage caused by a Saturday
Revelstoke chemotherapy patients want chemotherapy services offered here

Cancer support group wants chemotherapy treatments in Revelstoke

Interior Health, B.C. Cancer Agency says safe treatment is paramount and Revelstoke doesn’t have the numbers required to support a clinic

Revelstoke chemotherapy patients want chemotherapy services offered here
Changes to federal medical marijuana rules mean the City of Revelstoke  will have to adjust zoning rules for a potential commercial operation.

City of Revelstoke to study commercial marijuana options

Changes to federal medical marijuana rules has prompted the City of Revelstoke to explore zoning options for similar operations here.

Changes to federal medical marijuana rules mean the City of Revelstoke  will have to adjust zoning rules for a potential commercial operation.
While the rest of Revelstoke shovels snow off their lawns

Photo: Mountain Men creates white wedding in April

Workers unrolled sheets of fluffy, white fabric to simulate snow in preparation for the big Mountain Men wedding scene today.

While the rest of Revelstoke shovels snow off their lawns
The Roxy Theatre is a downtown Revelstoke landmark. Its temporary closure last week caused much soul-searching and a heated online debate of sorts.

Fight over funding as historic Revelstoke Roxy Theatre closes – temporarily

Social media feud and temporary closure of Roxy strikes chord with community, but whose role is it to assist private business?

The Roxy Theatre is a downtown Revelstoke landmark. Its temporary closure last week caused much soul-searching and a heated online debate of sorts.
Ballet Kelowna dancer Clare Bassett stars in the Okanagan dance company’s remounting of Simone Orlando’s I Remember You

Ballet Kelowna performs at Revelstoke Performing Arts Centre April 9

Retiring Artistic Director David LaHay on his final Ballet Kelowna tour to Revelstoke

Ballet Kelowna dancer Clare Bassett stars in the Okanagan dance company’s remounting of Simone Orlando’s I Remember You
This 'treehouse hotel' suite is available for rent at Treehotel

Treehouse hotel concept plans for Revelstoke resort area

The owners of an 18-acre property adjacent to the base of RMR are proposing a destination treehouse-style accommodation for the property

This 'treehouse hotel' suite is available for rent at Treehotel
The Revelstoke Snowmobile Club’s Snowarama on Mar. 30 featured drag races at Glacier House Lodge at speeds of up to 140 km/h! There was a barbecue and lots of kids’ events. Bottom right: Gary Van Os

Photo gallery: Revelstoke Snowarama revival featured snowmobile drag racing

The Revelstoke Snowmobile Club’s Snowarama on Mar. 30 featured high-speed drag races at Glacier House Resort

The Revelstoke Snowmobile Club’s Snowarama on Mar. 30 featured drag races at Glacier House Lodge at speeds of up to 140 km/h! There was a barbecue and lots of kids’ events. Bottom right: Gary Van Os