Local Business

News business, The Copeland, now operating out of the historic McCarty House on Mackenzie Ave. (Submitted/The Copeland)

McCarty house reopens as The Copeland

New owners are continuing to operate the historical home as a bed and breakfast

Kat Cadegan opened a storefront featuring the jewelry she and her teammate Stefeni Wood craft out of their studio at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Kat Cadegan forges ahead with new jewellery storefront in Revelstoke

She is inspired by nature and uses ethically sourced materials

  • Feb 8, 2021
Jamie and Tanisha Out and Toni Starkell are the team behind Forage General, a floral, coffee and gift shop located in downtown Salmon Arm at the corner of Alexander Street and the Trans-Canada Highway. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

VIDEO: Salmon Arm trio open small business with big city feel

Forage General offers flowers, coffee and a variety of unique gifts

Jamie and Tanisha Out and Toni Starkell are the team behind Forage General, a floral, coffee and gift shop located in downtown Salmon Arm at the corner of Alexander Street and the Trans-Canada Highway. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
Downtown Revelstoke. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
Downtown Revelstoke. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
Revelstoke City Council have denied an application for a development variance permit that would have allowed a cannabis store to be located at the strip mall that hosts Zalas. (Photo via Google Maps)

Revelstoke council stubs out cannabis store proposed at Zalas strip mall

The business was within 100 metres of an organization that hosts youths

Revelstoke City Council have denied an application for a development variance permit that would have allowed a cannabis store to be located at the strip mall that hosts Zalas. (Photo via Google Maps)
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Revelstoke Credit Union has updated their website and is planning on offering online banking as well as a mobile app in coming months. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
Revelstoke Credit Union has updated their website and is planning on offering online banking as well as a mobile app in coming months. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
Revelstoke City Council approved a delay in penalty fees for overdue business licenses. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

City delays deadline to pay business license fees

Businesses will have until April 30 before they are penalized

Revelstoke City Council approved a delay in penalty fees for overdue business licenses. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
The second most expensive home in the Kootenays is located in Revelstoke at $5.3 million. The residence is a ski chalet known as Bighorn. It has eight staterooms with a balcony, a great room with a log fireplace, indoor spa and sauna, hot tub, home cinema, private helipad, and private chef. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke property values up by 7% in 2020

Since 2017, property values have increased locally by 53 per cent

The second most expensive home in the Kootenays is located in Revelstoke at $5.3 million. The residence is a ski chalet known as Bighorn. It has eight staterooms with a balcony, a great room with a log fireplace, indoor spa and sauna, hot tub, home cinema, private helipad, and private chef. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
Rumpus Beer Co. is closed due to a COVID-19 exposure. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Rumpus closed due to COVID-19 exposure

Owner said he initially didn’t qualify for a COVID test

Rumpus Beer Co. is closed due to a COVID-19 exposure. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Grizzly Books & Serendipity Shop is closing at the end of January 2021. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke book store closing

Owner of Grizzly Books thanks her customers and dedicated staff

Grizzly Books & Serendipity Shop is closing at the end of January 2021. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Shade Sails Canada is sewing neck guards to protect health care in Revelstoke against COVID-19. (Submitted)

Ups and downs of business in Revelstoke in 2020

A look back at what happened in the business community

Shade Sails Canada is sewing neck guards to protect health care in Revelstoke against COVID-19. (Submitted)
The Dec. 7 episode followed Columbia Towing Ltd.’s John Kampman as he responds to a head-on crash on Highway 1. (Screen shot)

Revelstoke towing company featured on reality TV series Highway Thru Hell

The episode follows Columbia Towing Ltd. as it responds to a crash on Highway 1

The Dec. 7 episode followed Columbia Towing Ltd.’s John Kampman as he responds to a head-on crash on Highway 1. (Screen shot)
Downtown Revelstoke. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

Online community launched to support local businesses

Community Futures is hosting Revy Open for Business as a one stop shop for information

Downtown Revelstoke. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
A 3-D rendering of the future plans for the resort base and the south base. (Ecosign Mountain Resort Planners)

Resort releases plans for base, including staff housing

Dave Brownlie presented three year priorities and 10-20 year plans to Revelstoke City Council

A 3-D rendering of the future plans for the resort base and the south base. (Ecosign Mountain Resort Planners)
City council voted down an proposed amendment to the zoning bylaw that would have allowed a cannabis retail store to be constructed between the Last Call Liquor Store and Grizzly Pub. (Photo via Google Maps)

Revelstoke city council rejects fifth cannabis retail store

Council votes down an amendment to the zoning bylaw that would have allowed for the project

City council voted down an proposed amendment to the zoning bylaw that would have allowed a cannabis retail store to be constructed between the Last Call Liquor Store and Grizzly Pub. (Photo via Google Maps)
Greg Rose spent several weeks working alongside Tammy VanSickle to ensure a smooth transition as he took over the business on Monday, Nov. 16. (Submitted)

The show goes on: Roxy theatre changes hands

It will remain a theatre says new manager Greg Rose

Greg Rose spent several weeks working alongside Tammy VanSickle to ensure a smooth transition as he took over the business on Monday, Nov. 16. (Submitted)
Revelstoke Mountain Resort released this rendering of proposed staff accommodation on Nov. 16, 2020, adding that an application for the project will be submitted to the city by the end of the week. (Photo via Facebook)

Resort releases staff accommodation sneak peak

Revelstoke Mountain Resort promising submitted application by the end of the week

Revelstoke Mountain Resort released this rendering of proposed staff accommodation on Nov. 16, 2020, adding that an application for the project will be submitted to the city by the end of the week. (Photo via Facebook)
Fady Danial cuts Robert Bruce’s hair at a barbershop that has erected plastic shower curtains as a measure to help curb the spread of COVID-19, in Burnaby, B.C., on Saturday, November 7, 2020. British Columbia announced new public health measures for the Vancouver Coastal Health and Fraser Health regions on Saturday - including an order for people not to have social interactions outside their immediate household and a ban on indoor group physical activities for two weeks. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

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Social gatherings are currently restricted to immediate household groups in the Vancouver area

Fady Danial cuts Robert Bruce’s hair at a barbershop that has erected plastic shower curtains as a measure to help curb the spread of COVID-19, in Burnaby, B.C., on Saturday, November 7, 2020. British Columbia announced new public health measures for the Vancouver Coastal Health and Fraser Health regions on Saturday - including an order for people not to have social interactions outside their immediate household and a ban on indoor group physical activities for two weeks. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Thomas Gardiner, Gary Moore and John Gardiner at Taranis’ work base on Great Northern Mountain near Trout Lake in August 2018. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Trout Lake mining company acquiring dormant molybdenum facility

Taranis runs one exploration and mining operation and is looking to expand

Thomas Gardiner, Gary Moore and John Gardiner at Taranis’ work base on Great Northern Mountain near Trout Lake in August 2018. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)