Staff Writer

Thunderstorms are expected in the Revelstoke area starting Thursday.

Special weather alert issued for Revelstoke area

A special weather alert from Environment Canada is in effect for much of the south-central Interior, including the Revelstoke area.

Thunderstorms are expected in the Revelstoke area starting Thursday.
The candidates for Columbia River-Revelstoke

Election 2017: Sustainable forestry

What are your plans to both protect the riding’s forestry industry as well as ensure sustainable stewardship over forestry lands?

The candidates for Columbia River-Revelstoke
The Snowbirds fly in diamond formation during the Toronto airshow in 2007. They plan to bring the show to Revelstoke on July 26.

Snowbird air show planned for Revelstoke

The Snowbirds air show could be coming to Revelstoke, as long as council gives its stamp of approval.

The Snowbirds fly in diamond formation during the Toronto airshow in 2007. They plan to bring the show to Revelstoke on July 26.
Anja Sorensen walks the runway in a dress made out of all window coverings during last year’s Trashion Show.

Second annual Revelstoke Trashion Show this Saturday

The second annual Birch & Lace Trashion Show takes place this Saturday, April 22, at the Rockford Restaurant

Anja Sorensen walks the runway in a dress made out of all window coverings during last year’s Trashion Show.
Contest winner Cindy Keith is sharing China through eyes while on a once-in-a-lifetime all-inclusive trip

The sheer monstrosity of Shanghai!

Contest winner Cindy Keith is sharing China through eyes while on a once-in-a-lifetime all-inclusive trip

Contest winner Cindy Keith is sharing China through eyes while on a once-in-a-lifetime all-inclusive trip
Cancer survivor Ginger Shoji has walked the equivalent of crossing Canada

Ginger Shoji invites you on a walk across Revelstoke

Ginger Shoji has walked 7,281 kilometres around Revelstoke; on Friday, she's asking the community to join her.

Cancer survivor Ginger Shoji has walked the equivalent of crossing Canada
Work crews clear a mudslide on the Trans-Canada Highway east of Salmon Arm.

UPDATED: Mudslide closes Highway 1 near Salmon Arm

The Trans-Canada Highway is expected to re-open east of Salmon Arm on Tuesday afternoon, according to DriveBC.

Work crews clear a mudslide on the Trans-Canada Highway east of Salmon Arm.
Part of the Xi'an Wall

Sensational Xi’an!

Contest winner Cindy Keith is sharing China through eyes while on a once-in-a-lifetime all-inclusive trip

Part of the Xi'an Wall
The candidates for election in Columbia River-Revelstoke

Election 2017: Attracting well-paying jobs

The candidates in Columbia River-Revelstoke say what they'll do to help attract well-paying jobs to the region

The candidates for election in Columbia River-Revelstoke
Cindy Keith in China.

From Vernon to the Great Wall

Contest winner Cindy Keith is sharing China through eyes while on a once-in-a-lifetime all-inclusive trip

Cindy Keith in China.
Two homes destroyed in Sunnybrae mudslide.

UPDATE: Two homes destroyed in Sunnybrae mudslide

A mudslide in Sunnybrae has sent two people to hospital with injuries.

Two homes destroyed in Sunnybrae mudslide.
The Revelstoke Subway was broken into early Monday

Brief: Break-in at Revelstoke Subway

Revelstoke RCMP are investigating a break-in that took place at the Subway restaurant early Monday morning.

The Revelstoke Subway was broken into early Monday
A water main break on Sandstone Road has caused water to be shut off in the Big Eddy.

Update: Big Eddy water main repaired

The City of Revelstoke fixed a water main break in the Big Eddy.

A water main break on Sandstone Road has caused water to be shut off in the Big Eddy.
Up to 16 people in Revelstoke and Shuswap will receive paid training in the forestry sector through on-the-job work experience.

Forestry training offered in Revelstoke

B.C. government committing $749,872 to help unemployed people find forestry jobs through a paid training opportunity with Okanagan College.

Up to 16 people in Revelstoke and Shuswap will receive paid training in the forestry sector through on-the-job work experience.
Steve Babij

Falkland man and his dog victims of truck collision

Stephen Babij, 51, was killed in a crash on the Trans Canada Highway, while driving a semi-trailer on Monday.

Steve Babij
A terrifying and fire-filled crash has closed Highway 1 for the majority of the day.

UPDATE: One dead in four-vehicle crash; Trans-Canada Highway reopened

The Trans-Canada Highway has reopened from Revelstoke to Golden following a fatal crash

A terrifying and fire-filled crash has closed Highway 1 for the majority of the day.
Canadian lynx at Big White.

VIDEO: Hey watch out for that lynx!

A Canadian lynx decided to go for a stroll on to a Big White ski run, nearly walking in to some skiers.

Canadian lynx at Big White.
A moose runs through the intersection of Mackenzie Avenue and First Street into Grizzly Plaza.

Moose on the loose!

Revelstoke are used to seeing bears wander around town — but a moose sighting is definitely not a common occurrence.

A moose runs through the intersection of Mackenzie Avenue and First Street into Grizzly Plaza.
Demand continues to be strong at Okanagan Regional Library branches from Princeton to Golden.

Library branches experience steady growth

There was a 19 per cent increase in program attendance at Okanagan Regional Library

Demand continues to be strong at Okanagan Regional Library branches from Princeton to Golden.
There are highway closures and slippery conditions throughout the region Friday morning.

Closures hit Trans-Canada, while slick conditions exist on other routes

Highway 1 is closed in two different locations as of early Friday morning

There are highway closures and slippery conditions throughout the region Friday morning.