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Revelstoke theatre fans say farewell to Lyn & Denny Kaulback

Revelstoke theatre fans say farewell to Lyn & Denny Kaulback

Lyn & Denny Kaulback leave Revelstoke with a legacy of contribution to community theatre

Sean Anley from Skookum Cycle & Ski gives a cyclist a free tune-up at the Bike to Work Week Celebration Station in Grizzly Plaza on Monday morning. BTWW runs from May 29 to June 4 and the Celebration Stations run in the plaza and at Queen Victoria Hospital until Friday, June 2, from 6:45–9 a.m. You can get your bike tuned-up, enjoy a coffee and snack, enter a prize draw and get your Revelstoke Cycling Association membership while you’re there. ~ Photo by Rob Stokes, Revelstoke Review

Photo: Revelstoke geared up for Bike to Work Week

Bike to Work Week runs from May 29 to June 4.

  • May 31, 2017
Ginger Shoji is surrounded by Begbie View Elementary students as she walks down Mackenzie Avenue Friday morning.

VIDEO: Ginger Shoji completes her walk surrounded by supporters

Ginger Shoji addresses students at Begbie View Elementary after completing her walk across Canada.

Wild Flight Farm's future at the farmers market is the subject of two demonstrations this Saturday

Demonstrations planned for & against Revelstoke farmers market

Demonstrations for and against decision to remove Wild Flight Farms from Revelstoke Farm & Craft Market planned for Saturday morning.

Wild Flight Farm's future at the farmers market is the subject of two demonstrations this Saturday
Jean Takkinen first moved to Revelstoke in 1964 and has lived here steadily since 1984.

Personal History: Jean Takkinen

Jean Takkinen was an x-ray technician and care aid, and is now an active volunteer at
the Thrift Store and United Church.

Jean Takkinen first moved to Revelstoke in 1964 and has lived here steadily since 1984.
A scorched orchard in Lytton after the South Spencer Road fire in Setpember 2016. The fire might have been started by track grinding in the area.

No CN track grinding during fire season

For the first time, the company will halt all track grinding in B.C. during the peak fire season in July and August.

A scorched orchard in Lytton after the South Spencer Road fire in Setpember 2016. The fire might have been started by track grinding in the area.
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Up to 16 people in Revelstoke and Shuswap will receive paid training in the forestry sector through on-the-job work experience.

Forestry training offered in Revelstoke

B.C. government committing $749,872 to help unemployed people find forestry jobs through a paid training opportunity with Okanagan College.

Up to 16 people in Revelstoke and Shuswap will receive paid training in the forestry sector through on-the-job work experience.
The four rail cars which came to rest just above the Thompson River.

‘Catastrophic’ line failure probable cause of CP derailment

The lines at the derailment site west of Ashcroft were inspected on January 11, the day before the incident.

The four rail cars which came to rest just above the Thompson River.
The Revelstoke Museum & Archives wants to know your favourite historical photos of Revelstoke.

Revelstoke museum wants to know your 150 favourite photos

Revelstoke Museum & Archives is celebrating the 150th anniversary of Canadian confederation by choosing 150 historic Revelstoke photographs.

  • Feb 28, 2017
The Revelstoke Museum & Archives wants to know your favourite historical photos of Revelstoke.
Several of the cars that derailed 7 kms south of Ashcroft on January 12. None of the cars entered the river

CP derailment sends coal into Thompson River

Interior Health is advising residents in a 50 km stretch south of the derailment not to drink water from the river until tests are done

Several of the cars that derailed 7 kms south of Ashcroft on January 12. None of the cars entered the river
QUIZ: 12 questions to test your knowledge of B.C. news in 2016

QUIZ: 12 questions to test your knowledge of B.C. news in 2016

How well do you know the news? Take our #BCNewsQuiz and see how you score

QUIZ: 12 questions to test your knowledge of B.C. news in 2016
The driver of this northbound semi was killed after his truck struck another at the junction of Highway 1 and Cornwall Road near Ashcroft on December 30.

Traffic accident claims one life near Ashcroft

The accident, involving two semi-trailers at the junction of Highway 1 and Cornwall Road, occurred just after noon on December 30.

The driver of this northbound semi was killed after his truck struck another at the junction of Highway 1 and Cornwall Road near Ashcroft on December 30.
A snapshot of Revelstoke in 1988.

Google Earth Timelapse tracks 32 years of changes to Revelstoke

New timelapse technology shows how the world has changed from 1984 to 2016.

A snapshot of Revelstoke in 1988.
Donna Barnett (l) with Lieutenant-Governor Judith Guichon after being sworn in as Minister of State for Rural Economic Development on October 21.

Rural voice is now stronger in Victoria with new Rural Economic Development portfolio

Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Donna Barnett is now a Minister of State, giving rural communities an advocate at the cabinet table.

Donna Barnett (l) with Lieutenant-Governor Judith Guichon after being sworn in as Minister of State for Rural Economic Development on October 21.

Stigma of FASD makes diagnosis difficult

Freelancer Melissa Jameson writes about the stigma surrounding FASD after adopting her son.

A new toll-free number for the entire Interior Health region will make it easier to report elder abuse.

New toll-free number to report elder abuse

Interior Health is the first health authority in the province to introduce a region-wide number to report abuse.

A new toll-free number for the entire Interior Health region will make it easier to report elder abuse.
Michelle Cole speaks at the National Day of Mourning ceremony at the worker's memorial in Centennial Park last Thursday

Brief: Fallen workers remembered

A few dozen people gathered at the workers' memorial in Centennial Park on Thursday for the annual National Day of Mourning ceremony.

  • May 2, 2016
Michelle Cole speaks at the National Day of Mourning ceremony at the worker's memorial in Centennial Park last Thursday
Les Wetselaar drowned after falling into the Columbia River on Wednesday

Celebration of Life for Les Wetselaar

Celebration of Life for Les Wetselaar taking place in Centennial Park on Saturday, Apr. 30, at 1 p.m.

Les Wetselaar drowned after falling into the Columbia River on Wednesday
The awning was taken down from city hall this week.

Photo: Yawning awning

The awning above the steps of Revelstoke city hall was taken down. It was not part of the original city hall.

  • Apr 12, 2016
The awning was taken down from city hall this week.
John Woods and Cathy English will both give talks at the BC Historical Federation conference in Revelstoke from May 26–28.

Revelstoke museum hosting BC Historical Federation conference

BC Historical Federation's annual conference taking place in Revelstoke from May 26–28.

John Woods and Cathy English will both give talks at the BC Historical Federation conference in Revelstoke from May 26–28.