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Poster for the pride event. (Queer Shred Revelstoke)

First official pride event coming to Revelstoke

Queer Shred are hosting the celebratory event at Kovach Park on Aug. 21

 

A map from the BC Wildfire Dashboard, indicating the location of the Akolkolex wildfire east of Revelstoke. (BC Wildfire Service)

Wildfire east of Revelstoke prompts area restriction near Akolkolex FSR

The wildfire 24 km east of Revelstoke has been burning since Aug. 12

 

C.B. Hume Department Store at the corner of Mackenzie Avenue and First Street, 1904. (Revelstoke Museum and Archives photo 1102)

Glimpses of Revelstoke’s past for August 18

Local history as recorded by the newspaper of the day

 

The prescribed burn area at Flat Creek. (Parks Canada)

Parks Canada prepared to ignite prescribed fire near Revelstoke

Parks Canada will start a prescribed fire near Flat Creek as long as conditions stay favourable

The prescribed burn area at Flat Creek. (Parks Canada)
Jess Booth of the Columbia Shuswap Invasive Species Society enjoying the Wildflower Festival. (Contributed by Kirsten Silfvenius)

PHOTOS: Wildflower Festival celebrates another successful year

The festival took place between Aug. 3 and 7 at a number of venues around town

Jess Booth of the Columbia Shuswap Invasive Species Society enjoying the Wildflower Festival. (Contributed by Kirsten Silfvenius)
The first leg of the first day runs along underneath the gondola. (Tom Poole photo)

Endurance runners take on more than 100 kilometres of trail runs in Revelstoke

The TranSelkirks Trail starts on Sunday, with participants running 100 k in three days

The first leg of the first day runs along underneath the gondola. (Tom Poole photo)
Aaron Volpatti, born and raised in Revelstoke, is far and away the most successful hockey player the town has ever produced. He played five seasons in hockey’s biggest league for the Vancouver Canucks and the Washington Capitals. (Contributed by Aaron Volpatti)

Revelstoke athlete-turned-author announces release date for autobiography

Aaron Volpatti played for the Revelstoke Grizzlies as a youth, and made 114 appearances in the NHL

Aaron Volpatti, born and raised in Revelstoke, is far and away the most successful hockey player the town has ever produced. He played five seasons in hockey’s biggest league for the Vancouver Canucks and the Washington Capitals. (Contributed by Aaron Volpatti)
Mia Sappington (gold) and Maggid Hood (bronze) being awarded their medals at westerns in June. (Contributed by Jill Drake)

Revelstoke Acrobats Trampoline Gymnastics take home bucket of medals

The team competed at the Western Canada Cup and Canadian Championships this summer

Mia Sappington (gold) and Maggid Hood (bronze) being awarded their medals at westerns in June. (Contributed by Jill Drake)
Bullet Train plays at the Roxy Theatre until Thursday. (Zachary Delaney)

Front Row at the Roxy: Bullet Train

From the director behind Deadpool 2 and Atomic Blonde, Bullet Train

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  • Bullet Train plays at the Roxy Theatre until Thursday. (Zachary Delaney)
    The orange markers indicate the three new wildfires started south of Revelstoke (Photo - BC Wildfire Services)

    Three wildfires start south of Revelstoke

    All three wildfires started on Friday night (Aug. 12).

    The orange markers indicate the three new wildfires started south of Revelstoke (Photo - BC Wildfire Services)
    Heather Lodge. (Revelstoke Museum and Archives)

    Glimpses of Revelstoke’s past for Aug. 12

    Local history as told by the newspaper of the day

    • Aug 12, 2022
    Heather Lodge. (Revelstoke Museum and Archives)
    The Revelstoke Cycling Association doing trail work during Thanksgiving Back in 2021. (Photo by Chris Istace)

    Tourism Revelstoke brings back visitor volunteer campaign

    Visitors who participate in Thanksgiving Back can get up to $500 towards their accommodation

    The Revelstoke Cycling Association doing trail work during Thanksgiving Back in 2021. (Photo by Chris Istace)
    Ariel Plant, Meghan Porath, and Taylor Sandell at the opening of the new exhibit at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. (Zachary Delaney)

    Revelstoke’s Visual Arts Centre’s new gallery is Veri Peri themed

    Revelstoke’s Visual Arts Centre’s latest gallery takes inspiration from the Pantone Colour of the Year

    Ariel Plant, Meghan Porath, and Taylor Sandell at the opening of the new exhibit at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. (Zachary Delaney)
    Editor Josh Piercey and Mayor Gary Sulz chatting in an edition of ‘In Review’. (Zach Delaney/Revelstoke Review)

    In Review: Mayor Gary Sulz makes announcement ahead of election

    Discussing infrastructure, boating, and his political future with Gary Sulz

    Editor Josh Piercey and Mayor Gary Sulz chatting in an edition of ‘In Review’. (Zach Delaney/Revelstoke Review)
    Dan Berg, General Manager at Jacobson Ford, alongside the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

    First electric truck rolls into Revelstoke dealership

    Team at Jacobson Ford excited to show off their new 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning

    Dan Berg, General Manager at Jacobson Ford, alongside the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
    A new fire on the north side of Mt. Smart in Glacier National Park. (Parks Canada)

    Parks Canada responding to a new fire near Revelstoke in Glacier National Park

    Parks Canada are responding to a new fire in Glacier National Park on the north side of Mt. Smart

    A new fire on the north side of Mt. Smart in Glacier National Park. (Parks Canada)
    A thunderstorm lit up the sky over Revelstoke on Sept. 7, 2019. (Submitted by Nick St-Germain)

    Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Revelstoke

    Potential for strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain in the forecast

    A thunderstorm lit up the sky over Revelstoke on Sept. 7, 2019. (Submitted by Nick St-Germain)
    Janna Yotte with one of her collage pieces. (Janna Yotte)

    Exhibit opens at Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre featuring all new artists

    Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre opened up their latest exhibit featuring Janna Yotte

    Janna Yotte with one of her collage pieces. (Janna Yotte)
    Visible smoke from a fire in a remote area of the park. (Parks Canada)

    Mountain Creek wildfire extinguished after nearly two weeks of burning

    Crews from Parks Canada, BC Wildfire Service, and CP Rail fought the blaze

    Visible smoke from a fire in a remote area of the park. (Parks Canada)
    A beautiful day for cricket in Kelowna on Aug. 6. (Contributed by Matt Bramall)

    Revelstoke Cricket Club plays closely-contested match against old rivals

    RCC played their first competitive match last weekend (Aug. 6) in Kelowna

    A beautiful day for cricket in Kelowna on Aug. 6. (Contributed by Matt Bramall)