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Fettuccine with house-made noodles, red onion, heirloom tomato, wild arugula, basil, b.c goat cheese and garlic-chili olive oil. (Submitted)

New owners refresh Revelstoke’s Woolsey Creek Bistro

André Cadieux, Zuzana Riha, Brendan Phelps, Tom Patry, and Lisa Patry, owners…

  • Jun 11, 2019
Fettuccine with house-made noodles, red onion, heirloom tomato, wild arugula, basil, b.c goat cheese and garlic-chili olive oil. (Submitted)
The farm started out on two acres across the road. They now use nine acres. (Tyler Jay/Revelstoke Review)

‘Feed the plant, not the soil’: Terra Firma in ninth production season

Revelstoke farm grows organic meat and produce

  • Jun 11, 2019
The farm started out on two acres across the road. They now use nine acres. (Tyler Jay/Revelstoke Review)
Henry Raymond Debowski in treatment, (Henry Raymond Debowski’s Go Fund Me page)

‘Go fund me’ page set up for eight-year-old Kelowna boy with cancer

Henry Raymond Debowski has been diagnosed with leukemia

Henry Raymond Debowski in treatment, (Henry Raymond Debowski’s Go Fund Me page)
Revelstoke Mountain Resort’s Updated Master Plan has been approved by the province. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke Mountain Resort pushing expansion of summer activities

Updated Master Plan outlines near-term priorities including staff housing and a golf course

Revelstoke Mountain Resort’s Updated Master Plan has been approved by the province. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
Gareth Jones, owner of Jones Distillery, and Megan Moore, head distiller, are celebrating their eight SIP Awards this year. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke’s Jones Distilling lands eight SIP Awards

Jones Distilling, which distributes its products in Revelstoke and across the Okanagan,…

  • May 30, 2019
Gareth Jones, owner of Jones Distillery, and Megan Moore, head distiller, are celebrating their eight SIP Awards this year. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Trevor Roberts, owner of Craft Bierhaus and Kelsey Pilbrow, head chef at the Bierhaus. (Rana Nelson - Revelstoke Review)

Craft Bierhaus head chef has a lifelong relationship with cooking

The first in our Who Makes Your Food? series featuring Revelstoke chefs

  • May 27, 2019
Trevor Roberts, owner of Craft Bierhaus and Kelsey Pilbrow, head chef at the Bierhaus. (Rana Nelson - Revelstoke Review)
Benji Andringa of Lowclass Art painted a mural at Free Spirit Sports last week. (Liz Rorstad photo)

Revelstoke artist paints mural at Free Spirit Sports

Free Spirit Sports has come a long way since the days of…

  • May 25, 2019
Benji Andringa of Lowclass Art painted a mural at Free Spirit Sports last week. (Liz Rorstad photo)
General Manager Terry Balfour and his staff members at the Ramada were recently presented a “Best of” award from Wyndham Hotel & Resorts. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke Ramada hotel wins guest satisfaction award

The team at the Ramada in Revelstoke was presented a “Best of”…

General Manager Terry Balfour and his staff members at the Ramada were recently presented a “Best of” award from Wyndham Hotel & Resorts. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Dan Kennedy is gutting and rebuilding a passenger bus to be both accommodation and transportation for tourists. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke entrepreneur taking adventure touring on the road

Guests will travel and sleep on the StokedAF bus

Dan Kennedy is gutting and rebuilding a passenger bus to be both accommodation and transportation for tourists. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
When did you last sit and read a newspaper? (Wiki Commons)

Don’t stop the presses: Report finds Canadian newspaper readership at all-time high

88% of Canadians read newspapers every week, highest since first Newspapers 24/7 Report in 2012

When did you last sit and read a newspaper? (Wiki Commons)
Armstrong cake maker tops out provincially

Armstrong cake maker tops out provincially

Froster Tier Cakes earns Wedding Award, other Kelowna, Salmon Arm and Kamloops businesses also awarded

Armstrong cake maker tops out provincially
Gordon Forbes of the organic Forbes Family Farm at the Penticton Farmers’ Market Brennan Phillips / Penticton Western

South Okanagan organic farmer wins Farmers’ Market Vendor of the Year

The BC Association of Farmers’ Markets celebrated the best of B.C. with the sixth annual awards

Gordon Forbes of the organic Forbes Family Farm at the Penticton Farmers’ Market Brennan Phillips / Penticton Western
Nico Dirksen, Mark Ziebarth, Nathan Ziebart, Blair Baldwin and Cooper Simson took home the bronze for Okanagan College. (Photo contributed).

OC Business students earn bronze at collegiate case competition

The competition was held at Vanier College in Montreal

  • Feb 15, 2019
Nico Dirksen, Mark Ziebarth, Nathan Ziebart, Blair Baldwin and Cooper Simson took home the bronze for Okanagan College. (Photo contributed).
A screenshot from one of Travel Penticton’s “Real Time” social media campaign videos in the summer of 2018 promoting the city. (Travel Penticton/Instagram)

“Real Time” plugs for Penticton recognized as innovative

Travel Penticton is a B.C. tourism award finalist for its 2018 social media campaign

A screenshot from one of Travel Penticton’s “Real Time” social media campaign videos in the summer of 2018 promoting the city. (Travel Penticton/Instagram)
Fruit growers meeting in Penticton this week are talking about how increases to minimum wage, lack of seasonal workers and low prices are hurting the industry. (Black Press file photo)

‘Everybody’s drowning right now’: B.C. fruit industry struggling

Increase to miminum wage and adjustments to piece rates could affect seasonal workers

Fruit growers meeting in Penticton this week are talking about how increases to minimum wage, lack of seasonal workers and low prices are hurting the industry. (Black Press file photo)
South Okanagan distilleries among Canada’s best

South Okanagan distilleries among Canada’s best

Four distilleries win awards at Canada’s only national spirit competition

South Okanagan distilleries among Canada’s best
Chris van der Linden is the owner of Old School Eatery. It opened for business last December. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

Old School Eatery talks business

Owner of the newest restaurant explains what it’s like to open a business in Revelstoke

Chris van der Linden is the owner of Old School Eatery. It opened for business last December. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
BC Transit contract awarded to Revelstoke Connection

BC Transit contract awarded to Revelstoke Connection

BC Transit has awarded the contract to operate conventional and custom transit…

  • Jan 31, 2019
BC Transit contract awarded to Revelstoke Connection
Tourism Revelstoke has launched new branding.

Tourism Revelstoke launches new brand

‘We’re one of the best places in the world. Period.’

Tourism Revelstoke has launched new branding.
BC Ferries’ Northern Expedition. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

BC Ferries’ president on LNG and northern routes

CEO Mark Collins to speak with Prince Rupert’s business community

BC Ferries’ Northern Expedition. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)