Melissa Jameson

Jean Takkinen first moved to Revelstoke in 1964 and has lived here steadily since 1984.

Personal History: Jean Takkinen

Jean Takkinen was an x-ray technician and care aid, and is now an active volunteer at
the Thrift Store and United Church.

Jean Takkinen first moved to Revelstoke in 1964 and has lived here steadily since 1984.
Jenn and Josh McLafferty moved to Revelstoke to open Monashee Spirits together.

Monashee Spirits readying for grand opening

Jenn and Josh McLafferty are crafting spirits ahead of grand opening of Monashee Spirits in downtown Revelstoke.

Jenn and Josh McLafferty moved to Revelstoke to open Monashee Spirits together.
Left: Miriam Manley (right) is the new executive director of the Revelstoke Arts Council and Sarah Dart (left) is the program assistant.; Right: Victoria Strange is the new executive director of the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre.

Big changes come to Revelstoke cultural scene leadership

Miriam Manley promoted to run the Revelstoke Arts Council, while Victoria Strange takes over the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre

Left: Miriam Manley (right) is the new executive director of the Revelstoke Arts Council and Sarah Dart (left) is the program assistant.; Right: Victoria Strange is the new executive director of the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre.
Vaping is seen as a healthier alternative to smoking for many.

Revelstoke Secondary School students turn to vaping, despite risks of harm

Known as 'vapes', vaporizers or e-cigarettes have quickly become socially acceptable among Revelstoke's youth.

Vaping is seen as a healthier alternative to smoking for many.
James Richard with his Percheron Sassy.

Giddy-up for a sleigh ride around town

James Richard is offering horse-drawn sleigh rides around Revelstoke.

James Richard with his Percheron Sassy.
About 60 people took part in the Women's March in Revelstoke on Saturday.

Revelstoke marches in solidarity with Washington

About 60 people attend the women's March in Revelstoke, one of about 700 that took place worldwide on Saturday.

About 60 people took part in the Women's March in Revelstoke on Saturday.
Sisters Talia (left) and Theresa Camozzi recently published a book on combatting seasonal affective disorder.

Camozzi sisters pen book on getting SAD

Revelstoke's Talia and Theresa Camozzi write book on seasonal affective disorder.

Sisters Talia (left) and Theresa Camozzi recently published a book on combatting seasonal affective disorder.
Maggie May Davis will be performing some original songs at the Coffee House Hootenanny Extravaganza on Dec. 30.

Maggie May Davis gets original at Coffee House fundraiser

Maggie Davis co-headlines the Revelstoke Coffee House Hootenanny Extravaganza Fundraiser on Dec. 30.

Maggie May Davis will be performing some original songs at the Coffee House Hootenanny Extravaganza on Dec. 30.
Leah Allison is the artist behind Glass Duck.

VIEW: Leah Allison is Glass Duck

Leah Allison is bringing her glass art to Revelstoke.

Leah Allison is the artist behind Glass Duck.
A big Christmas tree went up in Grizzly Plaza on Monday morning.

Miracle on Mackenzie aims to imbue children with spirit of Christmas

What began as a small idea has snowballed into what will hopefully become an afternoon of Christmas delight for the children of Revelstoke.

A big Christmas tree went up in Grizzly Plaza on Monday morning.
The affordable housing complex on Oscar Street opened earlier this year. More new housing is being considered.

Revelstoke businesses supportive of seasonal employee housing

For Revelstoke businesses, a lack of rental housing has created problems when it comes to recruitment and retention of employees.

The affordable housing complex on Oscar Street opened earlier this year. More new housing is being considered.
Revelstoke Rocky Mountain Ranger Cadets MCPL Anakin Walker and WO Solomon Moorehead volunteer their time to the Legion Poppy Campaign.

Revelstoke readies for Remembrance Day

Annual ceremony involves many different community groups.

Revelstoke Rocky Mountain Ranger Cadets MCPL Anakin Walker and WO Solomon Moorehead volunteer their time to the Legion Poppy Campaign.
Author Leslie Davidson.

Success comes simultaneously for author Leslie Davidson

Revelstoke-based writer found out she won CBC Books award at same time her new children’s novel was published

Author Leslie Davidson.
Artist Jewelles Smith and one of her pieces exploring disabled motherhood.

Revelstoke’s Jewelles Smith explores disabled motherhood through art in new exhibt

Photographer Kip Wiley, potter Jacqueline Palmer, and artists Jewelles Smith, Susan Lind and Kristin Lind display works at RVAC.

Artist Jewelles Smith and one of her pieces exploring disabled motherhood.

Stigma of FASD makes diagnosis difficult

Freelancer Melissa Jameson writes about the stigma surrounding FASD after adopting her son.

John Opra leads the 2015 Revelstoke Remembrance Day ceremony

Personal Histories: John Opra — the teacher, councillor and Legion member

John Opra has played a central role in Revelstoke's development as both an educator and city councillor.

John Opra leads the 2015 Revelstoke Remembrance Day ceremony
Rockabilly band Sam Spades is playing Friday and Sunday night at the Glacier Challenge.

Sam Spades digs in for Glacier Challenge show

Edmonton-based rockabilly band Sam Spades plays Friday and Sunday nights at the Revelstoke Glacier Challenge.

Rockabilly band Sam Spades is playing Friday and Sunday night at the Glacier Challenge.
A stained glass window by Geordie Knoess in his garden during last year's Garden & Art tour.

Revelstoke Garden & Art Tour heading south this year

Revelstoke Garden & Art tour will showcase some of community's best gardens and artists.

A stained glass window by Geordie Knoess in his garden during last year's Garden & Art tour.
Cailin English presents her painting of a geisha at the Revelstoke Secondary School art show at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre.

Presentation, Representation & Manifestation: The RSS art show opens

Art by Revelstoke Secondary School students is on display this month at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre.

Cailin English presents her painting of a geisha at the Revelstoke Secondary School art show at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre.
Models take part in the University of Minnesota Trashion Show.

Trashion Show encourages you to get creative with waste

Birch & Lace hosting Trashion Show, where all the clothes will be made out of products heading for the garbage or recycling.

Models take part in the University of Minnesota Trashion Show.