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Brief: Mountain Paradise car show takes over Revelstoke

The annual Revelstoke Vintage Car Club Mountain Paradise Show & Shine takes over downtown this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Child care spaces funded for 30 BC communities

1,800 new spaces in 30 communities to start construction this fall, minister Stephanie Cadieux says

Free fishing lessons for kids [with video]

Learn to Fish program offers instruction and loaner equipment to help children aged 5 to 15 catch a trout

  • Jun 1st, 2016
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Canucks Playroom offers fun space for sick kids at BC Children's Hospital
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Bartenders respond to push for better non-alcoholic drinks

View: Following history on the way to Standard Peak

Like so many trails in British Columbia, the one to Standard Peak north of Revelstoke can trace its routes to mining.

Personal history: Judy Vigue — the nurse

Judy Vigue grew up in Arrowhead, left when the town was flooded, then spent her career as a nurse in Revelstoke.

Talking stick tradition comes to B.C. legislature [with video]

Totem symbolizes Coast Salish tradition of respectful listening, with little effect on ill-tempered debate in Victoria

Revelstoke selected for trauma yoga program

Instructors are being sought to lead yoga classes for women and children fleeing violence in Revelstoke.

B.C. hunting licences go online

Online option now available for licences, paper version of limited entry hunting applications phased out for 2017

  • Apr 28th, 2016

‘Bear jams’ on B.C. highways bad for people, animals [with video]

Conservation officers have 300 bear conflict calls so far this month, with roadside bear viewing, feeding among problems

Revelstoke Cycling Association looking to extend, upgrade Frisby Ridge trail

Revelstoke Cycling Association applies for $173,000 in funding from Columbia Basin Trust for Frisby Ridge work.

Seniors may miss out at tax time

Guaranteed Income Supplement, rental assistance and discount bus pass depend on Canada Revenue Agency filing

Single parent employment growing

Up to 100 income assistance clients a week signing up for job training, child care and transportation, minister Michelle Stilwell says

Major questions raised at Revelstoke predator-prey conference

Columbia Mountains Institute conference at Revelstoke Mountain Resort featured three days of talks and some spirited debate.

Personal History: Mickey Olson — On the road, on the trail

Mickey Olson is one of the few people around that has a trail named after him. We talked about his 89 years living in Revelstoke.

Directory compares B.C. seniors’ homes

Health and recreation services compiled for 292 publicly funded facilities, as well as 'serious adverse events'

  • Mar 30th, 2016

Climate change could lead to changes in ecosystems, lifestyles

Climate scientist Greg Utzig gives talk on impacts of climate change for Revelstoke.

VIEW: Diny Harrison — the first girl guide

Diny Harrison, Canada's first female mountain guide, has guided on four continents, had brushes with death, and battled cancer.

Disability benefits increasing

Social Development Minister Michelle Stilwell says subsidized bus pass system continues, 40,000 rural people to get same value

UBC student looking for lynx, bobcat pictures

UBC student asking Revelstoke residents to send recent pictures of bobcats or lynxs for project on mapping the habitats of both species.

On Revelstoke: Taking the challenge, one step at a time

Revelstoke Review editor Alex Cooper tries out the firefighter stair climb challenge.