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COVID cases in the Revelstoke area from Sept. 12-18. (BC CDC)

12 new COVID-19 cases in Revelstoke Sept. 12-18

Cases in neighbouring communities go down

The #BuyBasin event returns this fall.

CBT #BuyBasin event returns this fall

Discover businesses in the Columbia Basin

Rob Morrison spent $3,630 on Facebook ads between Aug. 22 to Sept. 20 during his campaign to be re-elected as Kootenay-Columbia MP. Photo: Rob Morrison Facebook page

Rob Morrison led Kootenay-Columbia candidates in Facebook spending

Morrison prioritized ads on the social media website en route to his victory

The yellow areas on the map will be affected by the water outage. (City of Revelstoke)

City of Revelstoke announces water outage for residents in Arrow Heights

Work will affect those in Hay Road/Upper McKinnon/Camozzi Road area

The yellow areas on the map will be affected by the water outage. (City of Revelstoke)
Tent pads constructed on Mount Begbie. (contributed)

Trailblazing: Revelstoke organization committed to improving Columbia Mountain trails

The Alpine Club of Canada has been a focal point for Canadian mountaineering since 1906

Tent pads constructed on Mount Begbie. (contributed)
Rob Morrison (left) and Wayne Stetski. Photos courtesy Jocelyn Doll and Claire Palmer

Kootenay Conservative candidate sits on top; final result pending mail-in ballots

Rob Morrison appears headed for second term as Member of Parliament for Kootenay-Columbia

Rob Morrison (left) and Wayne Stetski. Photos courtesy Jocelyn Doll and Claire Palmer
Black bear sighting in Columbia Park, Revelstoke. (Revelstoke Bear Aware)

Bear necessities: How Revelstoke can prepare for an increased number of bear sightings

Local bears feed on fruit and garbage in town before going into hibernation

Black bear sighting in Columbia Park, Revelstoke. (Revelstoke Bear Aware)
Penticton’s Ez-Vape location off Hwy 97 (Clayton Whitelaw/Penticton Western News)

Penticton RCMP looking for suspect in armed robbery of vape shop

Suspect threatened an employee, stole cash and product in Sept. 12 robbery of EzVape

Penticton’s Ez-Vape location off Hwy 97 (Clayton Whitelaw/Penticton Western News)
The polling station set up at the Revelstoke Community Centre. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

VIDEO: Revelstoke residents weigh in on the election

People across the country are voting in the federal election today

The polling station set up at the Revelstoke Community Centre. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Jessa Gilber’s Flux is currently on display at the Revelstoke Visual Art Centre. (Contributed)
Jessa Gilber’s Flux is currently on display at the Revelstoke Visual Art Centre. (Contributed)
Penticton resident Taig Savage's critically injured body was found at the track of Pen Hi in the early morning hours of Sept. 5. RCMP released his identity nearly a week later. (RCMP handout)

Fundraisers set up for family of Penticton murder victim

This isn’t the first tragedy the Savage family has endured

Penticton resident Taig Savage's critically injured body was found at the track of Pen Hi in the early morning hours of Sept. 5. RCMP released his identity nearly a week later. (RCMP handout)
Multiple police cars can be seen in the area behind the Four Seasons Resort. (Black Press file photo)
Multiple police cars can be seen in the area behind the Four Seasons Resort. (Black Press file photo)
Mackenzie Avenue in the late 1930s. (Revelstoke Museum and Archives photo 655)

Glimpses of Revelstoke’s past for Sept. 16

Local history as recorded by the newspaper of the day

  • Sep 19, 2021
Mackenzie Avenue in the late 1930s. (Revelstoke Museum and Archives photo 655)
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh poses for selfies alongside Kootenay-Columbia candidate Wayne Stetski and supporters during a brief campaign stop in Cranbrook on Saturday night. Trevor Crawley photo.

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh rallies supporters during campaign stop in Cranbrook

Singh, along with Kootenay Columbia NDP candidate Wayne Stetski, delivered speeches ahead of Monday’s vote

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh poses for selfies alongside Kootenay-Columbia candidate Wayne Stetski and supporters during a brief campaign stop in Cranbrook on Saturday night. Trevor Crawley photo.
Power line. (File photo)

UPDATE: Power restored in Revelstoke

BC Hyrdo reported ‘transmission circuit failure’ as reasoning

Power line. (File photo)
Revelstoke city hall. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

City of Revelstoke announces new operations manager

New operations manager Mike Manson has experience in educational and municipal environments

Revelstoke city hall. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Colour Tongues hits the stage at Fernando’s Pub in Kelowna in 2020. (Contributed)

Iconic Kelowna pub, Fernando’s, shuts its doors after 10 years

Fernando’s Pub will be closing at the end of the month

Colour Tongues hits the stage at Fernando’s Pub in Kelowna in 2020. (Contributed)
BC Transit is offering free rides on Sept. 20, election day. (Submitted/BC Transit)

Take the bus to the polling station for free on election day

Revelstoke is one of several communities free public transit

BC Transit is offering free rides on Sept. 20, election day. (Submitted/BC Transit)
Murray Wallach plants sunflowers along Catherwood Rd., much to the joy of his neighbours. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Murray Wallach plants sunflowers along Catherwood Rd., much to the joy of his neighbours. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
L-R, the Kootenay-Columbia federal election candidates: Sarah Bennett (People’s Party of Canada), Rob Morrison (Conservative), Wayne Stetski (New Democratic Party), Robin Goldsbury (Liberal), and Rana Nelson (Green Party). File photos
L-R, the Kootenay-Columbia federal election candidates: Sarah Bennett (People’s Party of Canada), Rob Morrison (Conservative), Wayne Stetski (New Democratic Party), Robin Goldsbury (Liberal), and Rana Nelson (Green Party). File photos