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John Woods

New exhibit Land of Thundering Snow launching

The Revelstoke Museum & Archives is launching their new exhibit on the history of avalanches in Canada this Wednesday, Mar. 4.

John Woods
BC Cowboy Heritage Society

BC Government proclaims “Cowboy Heritage Week” March 8 to15

"The history of the cowboy and his way of life needs to be told": MLA Donna Barnett

BC Cowboy Heritage Society
The Revelstoke peewee rep hockey team celebrates with its league title after sweeping the finals against North Okanagan over the weekend.

Revelstoke peewee squad off to provincials

Revelstoke peewee rep hockey team off to provincial championships; Bantam team wins game one of league final; Atoms sweep weekend games

The Revelstoke peewee rep hockey team celebrates with its league title after sweeping the finals against North Okanagan over the weekend.
Revelstoke’s atom team celebrates with their regular season banner after winning the North Okanagan Super league title on the weekend.

Peewee, Bantam hockey teams into finals this weekend

Two of Revelstoke's minor hockey teams are battling for the league championships after winning their respective semi-finals this weekend.

Revelstoke’s atom team celebrates with their regular season banner after winning the North Okanagan Super league title on the weekend.
Daniel Levesque

Trial underway for man accused of killing Revelstoke’s Daniel Levesque

The trial for the man accused of first-degree murder in connection with the death of Daniel Levesque began Wednesday in Victoria.

Daniel Levesque
Riley Leboe works on the slopestyle venue for the upcoming Red Bull Cold Rush at Revelstoke Mountain Resort.

Red Bull announces athlete list for Cold Rush

Revelstoke's Chris Rubens among 20 skiers invited to Red Bull Cold Rush at Revelstoke Mountain Resort from Feb. 3–6.

Riley Leboe works on the slopestyle venue for the upcoming Red Bull Cold Rush at Revelstoke Mountain Resort.
B.C.'s Vital Statistics Agency has released the top baby names chosen in the province in 2013.

Olivia, Liam top lists of new baby names in B.C.

Also popular were Emma, Sophia, Emily and Ava for girls, and Mason, Ethan, Lucas and Benjamin for boys (With interactive charts)

B.C.'s Vital Statistics Agency has released the top baby names chosen in the province in 2013.
UsedHelps is a new charity crowdfunding initiative from Black Press's Used.com.

#UsedHelps: Connecting Business with Canadian Charities

It's a first for Canadian buy and sell websites, where sellers can donate the proceeds of their sales directly to national, local charities.

UsedHelps is a new charity crowdfunding initiative from Black Press's Used.com.
From left: Devin Archer

Revelstoke dirt bikers podium at indoor motocross series

Three Revelstoke dirt bikers reached the podium in the Canadian Arenacross series this fall.

From left: Devin Archer

Changes coming to recycling program

Changes coming to recycling system in Revelstoke, including new list of what recyclables go where and elimination of annual pickup fee.

Revelstoke RCMP warns of phone scam

The Revelstoke RCMP is warning of a scam where people are receiving phone calls offering to repair their computer.

The Columbia Valley Skateboard Association is holding an open house to get input on a design to replace Revelstoke's dated skate park.

New Revelstoke skatepark design open house planned

The Columbia Valley Skateboard Association is holding an open house to get input on design for a new skateboard park in Revelstoke

The Columbia Valley Skateboard Association is holding an open house to get input on a design to replace Revelstoke's dated skate park.
Voters line up at advance polls on Wednesday

ELECTION 2014: Turnout at advance poll double 2011 election

Turnout at this year's advance polls doubled that of 2011, according to a news release issued by the City of Revelstoke.

Voters line up at advance polls on Wednesday
Melanie Bernier races in Europe last winter.

Mel Bernier reaching for the top, but needs help

Melanie Bernier aiming for big vertical as she fundraises to compete on ski mountaineering World Cup.

Melanie Bernier races in Europe last winter.
Steve Smith

VVI Construction wins Award of Excellence for second consecutive year.

New Revelstoke Business and Visitor Information Centre wins award for excellence for design and construction

Steve Smith
Pierre Trudeau

TIMELINE: An interactive history of terrorist attacks and plots in Canada

From the FLQ and the War Measures Act to Al-Qaeda-inspired plotters, Canada has seen terrorism before. Interactive timeline.

Pierre Trudeau
A Revelstoke firefighter digs through the wreckage of a fatal trailer fire in the Big Eddy Thursday morning.

UPDATE: Victim of Big Eddy fire identified

Timothy Butcher dies in a mobile home fire in the Big Eddy early Thursday morning.

A Revelstoke firefighter digs through the wreckage of a fatal trailer fire in the Big Eddy Thursday morning.

Meeting to address electoral boundaries

The BC Electoral Boundaries Commission in Revelstoke on Tuesday, Oct. 7, for a public hearing at the Hillcrest Hotel beginning at 10 a.m.

Fortis moving forward on LNG conversion project

FortisBC has moved one step closer to bringing natural gas to Revelstoke.

Chamber announces three all-candidate forums

The Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce will be providing three opportunities for residents to ask questions of candidates for municipal office.