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Retired musician Karen Krout reviews an Okanagan Symphony Orchestra concert in Kelowna on Jan. 20, 2023. (Submitted photo).

REVIEW: Okanagan Symphony Orchestra dazzles

Retired musician Karen Krout relays the sights and sounds from Kelowna concert, duplicated in Penticton

  • Feb 2, 2023
Cam Keith in action. (Contributed by Cam Keith - Photo by Max Vidricaire)

Revelstuck: A beginners guide to the community

Skier Cam Keith offers advice for those new to Revelstoke based on his experience

  • Feb 1, 2023
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Morning Start: Groundhog Day

Your morning start for Thursday, Feb. 2

Crystal Hedlund (left), who operates a business, Crystal’s Baked Blessings, helps out families in need with Christmas dinners and gifts. (Submitted photo)

Burnout, death threats, stigma: Inside the life of an Okanagan non-profit operator

Three women who have tasked themselves with helping others share their stories

Crystal Hedlund (left), who operates a business, Crystal’s Baked Blessings, helps out families in need with Christmas dinners and gifts. (Submitted photo)
Eastbound lane closed east of Revelstoke on Highway 1. (DriveBC)

Incident on Highway 1 east of Revelstoke may cause delays

The incident has reduced the highway to single lane, alternating traffic

Eastbound lane closed east of Revelstoke on Highway 1. (DriveBC)
The honourary puck drop by Mayor Gary Sulz at the game in 2019. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
The honourary puck drop by Mayor Gary Sulz at the game in 2019. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Henry and June movie poster (@romanavery6/Twitter)

Morning Start: The first NC-17 movie

Your morning start for Wednesday, Feb. 1

Henry and June movie poster (@romanavery6/Twitter)
(Contributed by Wildsight)

‘Four Fifths a Grizzly’ book tour coming to Revelstoke

Douglas Chadwick will be touring the Kootenay’s in February

(Contributed by Wildsight)
Incident near Three Valley Gap (DriveBC)

Semi-truck jack-knifed west of Revelstoke on Highway 1

Traffic reduced to one lane alternating traffic

Incident near Three Valley Gap (DriveBC)
Highway 1 at Hwy 23 in Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)

Heavy snowfall to continue for Revelstoke, more to come tomorrow

Snowfall warning in effect for West Columbia region, including Revelstoke

Highway 1 at Hwy 23 in Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)
Buzz Lightyear
Buzz Lightyear
(Photo by Hywell Williams/Contributed by Revelstoke Mountain Resort)

PHOTOS: 2023 Revelstoke IFSA Qualifier battles conditions

The event was set to take place in Revelstoke from Jan. 22 - 25

(Photo by Hywell Williams/Contributed by Revelstoke Mountain Resort)
The finished painting, completed by Stan Matwychuk. (Sheila Lynde)

Years in the making: A dying wish to have Revelstoke painting completed

It was an intergenerational effort to complete Faye Weiss’ painting of Mt. Begbie

The finished painting, completed by Stan Matwychuk. (Sheila Lynde)
Small business owners can be nominated for a Small Business BC award until March 10, 2023. (Contributed)

The search is on for best small businesses in Thompson Okanagan

Small Business BC Awards accepting nominations until March 10

Small business owners can be nominated for a Small Business BC award until March 10, 2023. (Contributed)
The Revelstoke Grizzlies beat the 100 Mile House Wranglers Friday, Jan. 27. (Photo by Dave Albers)
The Revelstoke Grizzlies beat the 100 Mile House Wranglers Friday, Jan. 27. (Photo by Dave Albers)
Rockin’ River Music Fest in Merritt has been cancelled for 2023, citing economic struggles. (Rockin’ River Music Fest- Facebook)

Rockin’ River Music Fest in Merritt cancelled due to financial struggles

Announcement follows Vancouver Folk Fest, Squamish Constellation Festival cancellations

Rockin’ River Music Fest in Merritt has been cancelled for 2023, citing economic struggles. (Rockin’ River Music Fest- Facebook)
(Rob Perry)

Snowed-In Comedy tour returns to Revelstoke in February

The group have used TikTok to help expand their audience

(Rob Perry)
(@PasteMagazine/Twitter)
(@PasteMagazine/Twitter)
A memo has been sent to water management officials across the Okanagan Valley alerting them to the growing concern in the U.S. about chemical contamination caused by PFAS, or polyfluoroalkyl substances, and how detrimental they could be to the Okanagan watershed. (Tim Kulchyski file photo)

Chemical contamination warning alert for Okanagan watershed

Testing for ‘forever chemicals’ carried out by Black Mountain Irrigation District

A memo has been sent to water management officials across the Okanagan Valley alerting them to the growing concern in the U.S. about chemical contamination caused by PFAS, or polyfluoroalkyl substances, and how detrimental they could be to the Okanagan watershed. (Tim Kulchyski file photo)
Winery tours are a big part of the diversity of tourism options in the Thompson-Okanagan region. (Contributed)

Thompson Okanagan tourism marketing focused on authenticity

Vacation experience respects and celebrates local heritage, preservation of environment

Winery tours are a big part of the diversity of tourism options in the Thompson-Okanagan region. (Contributed)