Local Business

Pulse Boot Lab has been purchased by OvareVentures. (Contributed-OvareGroup)

Revelstoke’s Pulse Boot Lab sold to OvareVentures

Founder Kai Palkeinen will continue to run the business

Twilight Bite out front South Side Market on opening day, July, 9 2021. (Tim van der Krogt- Revelstoke Review)

New Japanese food truck hits the streets of Revelstoke

Far East Bistro teams up with Kawakubo to launch new food truck

Dan Rohn started as an intern with Dynamic Avalanche in 2019, his position was partially funded by the Columbia Basin Trust’s Career Internship Program. (Contributed-Columbia Basin Trust)

Intern gets solid footing at Dynamic Avalanche

The Revelstoke-based business used the Columbia Basin Trust’s Career Internship Program

  • Jul 12, 2021
A reporter in Revelstoke gets to do some cool things, like take up close photos of an orphaned baby moose. (Jocelyn Doll - Revelstoke Review)

Liam’s Lowdown: Goodbye, Revelstoke

The time has come for my next adventure

A reporter in Revelstoke gets to do some cool things, like take up close photos of an orphaned baby moose. (Jocelyn Doll - Revelstoke Review)
House for sale in downtown Revelstoke. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)

Jocelyn’s Jottings: My amateur advice on buying a house

As a journalist I see all sorts of things go wrong for homeowners

House for sale in downtown Revelstoke. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)
Poor David’s owner Karrie Peace and Salmon Arm store manager Monica Rhodes look forward to the new downtown Salmon Arm business’ soft opening on Friday, June 25. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

VIDEO: New Salmon Arm gift shop a tribute to loving husband

Karrie Peace opens her third Poor David’s on June 25

Poor David’s owner Karrie Peace and Salmon Arm store manager Monica Rhodes look forward to the new downtown Salmon Arm business’ soft opening on Friday, June 25. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
Renderings of the possible Cabot hotel and residences. (Contributed)

New Revelstoke golf course on track for 2024 tee time

Dave Brownlie updated Revelstoke City Council on construction progress

Renderings of the possible Cabot hotel and residences. (Contributed)
Jacqui Gardiner and Kenley Knock are opening a dance studio in downtown Revelstoke. (Contributed)

It takes a village to build a new dance studio in Revelstoke

Revelstoke dance teachers opening their own business called THE STUDIO

Jacqui Gardiner and Kenley Knock are opening a dance studio in downtown Revelstoke. (Contributed)
The Roxy Theatre re-opens June 15 to show the first new release since March, 2020. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)
The Roxy Theatre re-opens June 15 to show the first new release since March, 2020. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)
Chef Sascha Hillebrand will oversee operations at Nineteen05. (File photo)

Salmon Arm’s Prestige Harbourfront Resort welcomes new restaurant

After months of renovations, Nineteen05 Kitchen Raw Bar opens with international-inspired menu

Chef Sascha Hillebrand will oversee operations at Nineteen05. (File photo)
It’s a bit shocking when lunch is something you’d usually shriek in horror at if you found it lurking in the spaghetti and meatballs. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)

Liam’s Lowdown: It’s time to eat insects. Oh dear.

People around the world consume more than 1,900 different species of insects

It’s a bit shocking when lunch is something you’d usually shriek in horror at if you found it lurking in the spaghetti and meatballs. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)
Customers at the newly opened Shaughnessy’s Cove at Summerland’s waterfront cheers to the province bringing back indoor dining. (Facebook)

South Okanagan restaurants celebrate back to indoor dining, scramble to re-hire

Tuesday’s announcement that indoor dining could resume was needed good news, say owners

Customers at the newly opened Shaughnessy’s Cove at Summerland’s waterfront cheers to the province bringing back indoor dining. (Facebook)
Brydon Roe and Anne Murphy are moving their business Shade Sails Canada forward with help from the Columbia Basin Trust's Basin RevUp program. (Columbia Basin Trust photo)

A sunny future for Revelstoke shade-making business

Shade Sails push their prospects even higher with help from the CBT’s Basin RevUp program

  • May 12, 2021
Brydon Roe and Anne Murphy are moving their business Shade Sails Canada forward with help from the Columbia Basin Trust's Basin RevUp program. (Columbia Basin Trust photo)
Black Crow Cannabis is just one of Vernon's many pot shops now open in town. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Kelowna has highest cannabis fees in Okanagan

Vernon’s 14 stores pay second highest business licence fees

Black Crow Cannabis is just one of Vernon's many pot shops now open in town. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
The first cruise ship of the 2019 season – the Celebrity Eclipse – docks in Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)

Tourism spending in Canada dropped by almost 50 per cent in 2020

Tourism-related jobs dropped by almost 29 per cent

The first cruise ship of the 2019 season – the Celebrity Eclipse – docks in Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)
It feels like we are all trapped in a horror movie and Dr. Bonnie Henry has asked us to shelter in a cabin in the woods. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Jocelyn’s Jottings: Are we really all in this together?

The pandemic is not affecting us all equally

It feels like we are all trapped in a horror movie and Dr. Bonnie Henry has asked us to shelter in a cabin in the woods. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
One year into the pandemic and the Kootenay Association for Science and Technology (KAST) has helped hundreds of businesses in the Kootenays impacted by COVID-19 get help with digital transformation. (KAST photo)

Kootenay Association for Science and Technology looks back on year of helping businesses

One year into the pandemic and the Kootenay Association for Science and…

One year into the pandemic and the Kootenay Association for Science and Technology (KAST) has helped hundreds of businesses in the Kootenays impacted by COVID-19 get help with digital transformation. (KAST photo)
Victoria’s Fairmont Empress hotel closed for three months in late 2020, early 2021, to undergo renovations in leveraging slower hotel traffic because of COVID-19 restrictions. A new report from Statistics Canada find many businesses in the accommodation and food services sector are bracing for another tough year. (Courtesy of Fairmont Empress hotel)

Survey finds Canada’s hospitality industry has low expectations for year ahead

Almost 87 per cent of businesses in accommodation and food services report lower revenues in 2020

Victoria’s Fairmont Empress hotel closed for three months in late 2020, early 2021, to undergo renovations in leveraging slower hotel traffic because of COVID-19 restrictions. A new report from Statistics Canada find many businesses in the accommodation and food services sector are bracing for another tough year. (Courtesy of Fairmont Empress hotel)
Winter Market was housed in community centre. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)
Winter Market was housed in community centre. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)
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

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