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These nails were collected off the Campbell Mountain bike trails in Penticton this weekend. Someone placed them all over the trail. (Facebook)

Hundreds of nails placed on popular Penticton bike trail

A mountain biker took to Facebook to warn others about the nails

Guy Barber in front of his jewellery store at 208 Mackenzie Avenue, circa 1915. (Revelstoke Museum and Archives photo 272)

Glimspes of Revelstoke’s past for April 8

Local history as recorded by the newspaper of the time

  • Apr 11, 2021
The Royal’s 1959 visit to Revelstoke. (Photo by Revelstoke Museum and Archives #17)

PHOTOS: Prince Philip visited Revelstoke – twice

The prince died April 9 at the age of 99

Alchemy Studio received a ticked from the RCMP on Thursday, April 8, for staying open despite provincial restrictions ordering yoga studios be closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19. (Contributed)

Revelstoke yoga class fined for defying COVID-19 orders

The RCMP were called to the Alchemy Studio on April 8

Alchemy Studio received a ticked from the RCMP on Thursday, April 8, for staying open despite provincial restrictions ordering yoga studios be closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19. (Contributed)
B.C's COVID-19 dashboard shows the peaks and valleys of cases prior to the record daily report of 132 on April 9, 2021. (Dashboard image)

Interior Health has record day of COVID-19 cases

132 cases reported Friday, April 9, more deaths in Vernon hospital outbreak

B.C's COVID-19 dashboard shows the peaks and valleys of cases prior to the record daily report of 132 on April 9, 2021. (Dashboard image)
Bart and Tracey Larson enjoying a Begbie Cream Ale. The couple have been together for 40 years. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)

The art of really good beer: Mt. Begbie Brewing celebrates 25 years

Owners Bart and Tracey Larson reflect on their company’s history

Bart and Tracey Larson enjoying a Begbie Cream Ale. The couple have been together for 40 years. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)
The West Kootenay snowpack is at 100 per cent of normal, while the East Kootenay is the lowest in the province at 93 per cent. Bulletin file.

Kootenay snowpacks lower after dry March

Most of the year’s snowpack has accumulated by mid-April

The West Kootenay snowpack is at 100 per cent of normal, while the East Kootenay is the lowest in the province at 93 per cent. Bulletin file.
Three Lake Country men were fined a total of $11,000 in Kelowna Provincial Court April 8, 2021, for illegally hunting two bull moose in Vernon in 2017, and another two moose in Revelstoke in 2019. (Dave Rothwell Photography)

Three Lake Country men fined $11K total for poaching moose in Vernon, Revelstoke

Four bull moose in total were killed illegally in separate ‘party hunting’ incidents in 2017 and 2019

Three Lake Country men were fined a total of $11,000 in Kelowna Provincial Court April 8, 2021, for illegally hunting two bull moose in Vernon in 2017, and another two moose in Revelstoke in 2019. (Dave Rothwell Photography)
Environment Canada is forecasting up to 20 centimetres of snow on the Coquihalla Highway Friday, April 9, 2021. (File photo)

Snowfall warning in effect for Coquihalla Highway

Environment Canada is forecasting up to 20 cm of snow to fall on the Coquihalla Friday

Environment Canada is forecasting up to 20 centimetres of snow on the Coquihalla Highway Friday, April 9, 2021. (File photo)
The Peach is adhering to the mandatory mask protocols put in place by the Provincial Health Officer on Nov. 19. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

Interior Health doesn’t echo B.C.’s daily COVID record

80 new cases reported Thursday, April 8, compared to 91 the day prior

The Peach is adhering to the mandatory mask protocols put in place by the Provincial Health Officer on Nov. 19. (Monique Tamminga Western News)
The Nakusp RCMP are looking for occupants of a van that crashed last night. (File photo)

UPDATE: Nakusp RCMP locate occupants of van found crashed last night

The incident occurred approximately three kilometres south of the Needles Ferry

  • Apr 8, 2021
The Nakusp RCMP are looking for occupants of a van that crashed last night. (File photo)
Stu Smith and Sarah Harper, of Track Street Growers, are selling their hot sauce beyond Revelstoke. (Contributed-Columbia Basin Trust)

Track Street Growers’ hot sauce hitting other markets

The duo are expanding their reach with help from the Basin Business Advisors

  • Apr 8, 2021
Stu Smith and Sarah Harper, of Track Street Growers, are selling their hot sauce beyond Revelstoke. (Contributed-Columbia Basin Trust)
Where do you tell people to go in Revelstoke? (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)

Vote for the Best in Revelstoke

Tell us where the best coffee, pizza, bike trail, first date and vegetarian food is in our community

Where do you tell people to go in Revelstoke? (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)
Coquihalla, April 7, 2021. (Facebook)

Coquihalla Highway clear of overnight closures

The highway was closed northbound late Wednesday evening between Hope and Merritt after commercial vehicles spun out of control near the snow shed, affecting all lanes

  • Apr 8, 2021
Coquihalla, April 7, 2021. (Facebook)
Marilyn McKinnon, who lives in Nakusp, had to fight for 11 months, and speak to 18 different doctors, in order to get a surgery that has enabled her to walk again. (Contributed)

‘The system failed me’: Nakusp woman, who was unable to walk, fought for months for treatment

It took Marilyn McKinnon five months to convince a doctor to request an MRI

Marilyn McKinnon, who lives in Nakusp, had to fight for 11 months, and speak to 18 different doctors, in order to get a surgery that has enabled her to walk again. (Contributed)
Revelstoke’s Mayor Gary Sulz got his COVID-19 vaccination on April 5. (Jocelyn Doll - Revelstoke Review)

New COVID-19 cases in Revelstoke continue to spike

To contain the virus all Revelstokian (18+) can get the COVID-19 vaccine

Revelstoke’s Mayor Gary Sulz got his COVID-19 vaccination on April 5. (Jocelyn Doll - Revelstoke Review)
The city has received funds from the Columbia Basin Trust to revitalize Grizzly Plaza. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
The city has received funds from the Columbia Basin Trust to revitalize Grizzly Plaza. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
Avalanche control at Three Valley Gap. (Photo by Ministry of Transportation)

Loud explosions near Revelstoke just avalanche control: province

Highway 1 near Three Valley Gap closed far less this year for avalanche control

Avalanche control at Three Valley Gap. (Photo by Ministry of Transportation)
A wolverine caught on one of Wolverine Watch’s trail cams. (Wolverine Watch)

Wolverine Watch needs help identifying a carcass

More information will aid the groups’ wolverine research

A wolverine caught on one of Wolverine Watch’s trail cams. (Wolverine Watch)
Dog feces was thrown in front of Penticton’s Compass House homeless shelter Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Suzie Green witnessed it and caught the aftermath on camera. (Suzie Green / Facebook)

Penticton business owner apologizes for throwing poop

“I simply snapped after once again finding human feces near my restaurant,” the apology letter reads

Dog feces was thrown in front of Penticton’s Compass House homeless shelter Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Suzie Green witnessed it and caught the aftermath on camera. (Suzie Green / Facebook)