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Piercey’s Playbook: Resolving your resolutions

How can we keep the resolutions we make next year?

 

Lynn Gagnon trains dogs in Revelstoke through her business Stoked Dogs. (Contributed)

Figuring out Fido: Skiing with your dog

Dog training advice from local business owner Lynn Gagnon

  • Dec 17, 2021

 

Jocelyn Doll, editor of the Revelstoke Review for 3.5 years, is leaving Dec. 17. (Jocelyn Doll-Revelstoke Review)

Jocelyn’s Jottings: The end of an era

Editor says goodbye after 3.5 years

 

The Forum was half full for the Grizzlies first home game of the regular season, Oct. 23. (Jocelyn Doll-Revelstoke Review)
The Forum was half full for the Grizzlies first home game of the regular season, Oct. 23. (Jocelyn Doll-Revelstoke Review)
The newly illuminated Grizzly Plaza on a snowy evening earlier this month. (Jocelyn Doll-Revelstoke Review)
The newly illuminated Grizzly Plaza on a snowy evening earlier this month. (Jocelyn Doll-Revelstoke Review)
Anne Revell is a special education, behaviour and parenting consultant who is a part-time Revelstoke resident. (Contributed)

The Parent Bench: Preparing toddlers for school

Review columnist answers readers questions about raising kids

  • Nov 22, 2021
Anne Revell is a special education, behaviour and parenting consultant who is a part-time Revelstoke resident. (Contributed)
Revelstoke City Council has some tough decisions ahead. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Jocelyn’s Jottings: Tough decisions ahead for mayor and council

The public had lots to say at the Short Term Rental public hearing

Revelstoke City Council has some tough decisions ahead. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Revelstoke city hall. Revelstoke City Council. Revelstoke City Staff. Feb. 24, 2021. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Revelstoke city hall. Revelstoke City Council. Revelstoke City Staff. Feb. 24, 2021. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Tim van der Krogt definitely not enjoying mountain biking at Revelstoke Mountain Resort. (Contributed-Oscar Bascones)
Tim van der Krogt definitely not enjoying mountain biking at Revelstoke Mountain Resort. (Contributed-Oscar Bascones)
Mountain biking is becoming more and more popular. (Arrowsmith Cycling Club photo)

Tim talks: Bikes are for town, not for mountains

Those who are close to me, those who aren’t, even people I’ve…

Mountain biking is becoming more and more popular. (Arrowsmith Cycling Club photo)
Anne Revell is a special education, behaviour and parenting consultant who is a part-time Revelstoke resident. (Contributed)

The Parent Bench: Learning how to listen

Hi Anne, my daughter is eight and is having friendship problems which…

  • Jul 28, 2021
Anne Revell is a special education, behaviour and parenting consultant who is a part-time Revelstoke resident. (Contributed)
Shred Kelly is playing the first Queen Elizabeth Park Guerrilla Gig on Saturday, July 24. (Contributed)

Jocelyn’s Jottings: I hope we learned a few lessons

As the first big outdoor concert approaches (Guerrilla Gigs featuring Shred Kelly…

Shred Kelly is playing the first Queen Elizabeth Park Guerrilla Gig on Saturday, July 24. (Contributed)
Do you have a home emergency preparedness kit? Do you have a grab-and-go bag? (Photo credit: St. John Ambulance)

Jocelyn’s Jottings: Are you ready to leave with very little notice?

It’s wildfire season and an evacuation order could come down very quickly

Do you have a home emergency preparedness kit? Do you have a grab-and-go bag? (Photo credit: St. John Ambulance)
Lynn Gagnon is the owner of Stoked Dogs. (Contributed)

Figuring out fido: Common positive-reinforcement training mistakes

Dog training tips from Stoked Dogs trainer Lynn Gagnon

  • Jun 27, 2021
Lynn Gagnon is the owner of Stoked Dogs. (Contributed)
Air North announced Nov. 19 that they will be reducing the number of their Whitehorse-Yellowknife-Ottawa flights starting in the new year. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News file)

Jocelyn’s Jottings: Considering the impacts of our actions

Good news, I have more information on the banners after last week’s…

Air North announced Nov. 19 that they will be reducing the number of their Whitehorse-Yellowknife-Ottawa flights starting in the new year. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News file)
Conservation and Policy Campaigner Charlotte Dawe looking at a tree set to be logged in Argonaut Creek. (Submitted by Wilderness Committee)

LETTER: Old growth forests are worth more standing than they are logged

In response to ‘We need practical not emotional solutions’ letter

  • Jan 6, 2021
Conservation and Policy Campaigner Charlotte Dawe looking at a tree set to be logged in Argonaut Creek. (Submitted by Wilderness Committee)
A Vernon business displays a sign designed to make you think about shopping local. (Big Sun Beachwear and Tanning)

Giving made easy in the Okanagan

AT RANDOM: So many ways to help those less fortunate, as well as our neighbours struggling amid COVID-19

A Vernon business displays a sign designed to make you think about shopping local. (Big Sun Beachwear and Tanning)
British Columbia provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry wears a face mask as she views the Murals of Gratitude exhibition in Vancouver, on Friday, July 3, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

COLUMN: Anti-maskers’ message misses the mark

Following COVID-19 restrictions now could determine just how happy our holidays are

British Columbia provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry wears a face mask as she views the Murals of Gratitude exhibition in Vancouver, on Friday, July 3, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
BOOMER TALK: Bureaucracy and health care

BOOMER TALK: Bureaucracy and health care

More care needed for seniors and more support for care aids

BOOMER TALK: Bureaucracy and health care
COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

Our reactions to a forestry downturn reflect the past, not the present

COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy