Revelstoke

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)
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)
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)
The Revelstoke Grizzlies in action at a home exhibition game on Sept. 10. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
The Revelstoke Grizzlies in action at a home exhibition game on Sept. 10. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
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)

Sunshine on a cloudy day: Revelstoke man shows off his fully grown sunflowers

Murray Wallach has been growing sunflowers for 5 years

Murray Wallach plants sunflowers along Catherwood Rd., much to the joy of his neighbours. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
An individual receiving a vaccination. (Black Press Media file photo)

COVID-19 case numbers increased to 12 for the week of Sept. 5-11

As of Sept. 14, 2021, Revelstoke leads Interior Health in vaccination numbers.…

An individual receiving a vaccination. (Black Press Media file photo)
Donna Lecompte and Bobbie Tippe at Tim Hortons. (Josh Piercey-Revelstoke Review)
Donna Lecompte and Bobbie Tippe at Tim Hortons. (Josh Piercey-Revelstoke Review)
Isabel Coursier of Revelstoke held the women’s world record for ski-jumping with a jump of 84 feet in 1922. (Revelstoke Museum and Archives photo 909)

Arts Revelstoke to commission sculpture of Isabel Coursier

It will be donated and permanently showcased in the city

Isabel Coursier of Revelstoke held the women’s world record for ski-jumping with a jump of 84 feet in 1922. (Revelstoke Museum and Archives photo 909)
Revelstoke city hall. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

City of Revelstoke announces new chief administrative officer

James Thackray comes to Revelstoke with 25 years of experience

Revelstoke city hall. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Sherri Mariash teaching the group at Martha Creek Recreational Trail. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

Wildsight Revelstoke hosts medicinal plant workshop

Sherri Mariash lead a group through the forest near Martha Creek Provincial Park

Sherri Mariash teaching the group at Martha Creek Recreational Trail. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
The Kootenay-Columbia candidates. (Contributed)

VIDEO: Highlights from the Kootenay-Columbia all-candidates online public forum

Candidates fielded questions from the riding’s voters on Sept. 10

The Kootenay-Columbia candidates. (Contributed)
Designs for new Revelstoke signs. (Cygnus Design Group Photo/contributed)

Revelstoke unveils sleek new sign designs

The designs are a tribute to the town’s industrial heritage

Designs for new Revelstoke signs. (Cygnus Design Group Photo/contributed)
Dr. Cam Molder, Lanny and Airin Kawakubo, Shinji Kawakubo, Dr. Kirk McCarroll , Dr. Alex Farrugia (head of anesthesia for QVH), and Dr. Kurt Deschner pose with the new hospital portable ventilator. 
(Josh Piercey - Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke hospital gets much needed equipment donated by local family

The Kawakubo family in collobaration with the CMA Foundation donated a portable ventilator

Dr. Cam Molder, Lanny and Airin Kawakubo, Shinji Kawakubo, Dr. Kirk McCarroll , Dr. Alex Farrugia (head of anesthesia for QVH), and Dr. Kurt Deschner pose with the new hospital portable ventilator. 
(Josh Piercey - Revelstoke Review)
Neighbour Andrea Patz caught this photo of the fire and said the first fire truck was on scene within five minutes and within 10 minutes there were several volunteer firefighters literally running while putting on their gear. “I’m so impressed with our first responder crews,” she said.

UPDATE: No injuries in house fire on Moss St.

Revelstoke Fire Rescue Services responded quickly according to a neighbour

Neighbour Andrea Patz caught this photo of the fire and said the first fire truck was on scene within five minutes and within 10 minutes there were several volunteer firefighters literally running while putting on their gear. “I’m so impressed with our first responder crews,” she said.
Revelstoke Mountain Resort is waiting on more direction from the province to see how the vaccine card will affect their winter operations. (Tom Poole photo)

Revelstoke Mountain Resort prepares for B.C. vaccine card amidst uncertainty from province

Plan for daily operations remain uncertain for winter season as resort awaits further direction

Revelstoke Mountain Resort is waiting on more direction from the province to see how the vaccine card will affect their winter operations. (Tom Poole photo)
Construction work underway at the Illecillewaet Brake Check on Highway 1.

Transportation BC lays out roadmap for how modernization of Highway 1 will affect travellers

Those travelling in and out of Revelstoke will be affected by construction from Kamloops to Alberta

Construction work underway at the Illecillewaet Brake Check on Highway 1.
In the month of August, the benchmark price for a single-family home in the Revelstoke/Shuswap area increased by 32.1 per cent to $615,100, mostly due to a decrease in number of available homes. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

Price of single-family homes in Revelstoke increased by over 30% in August

Realtors in Central Okanagan region cite lack of inventory as reason for increase

In the month of August, the benchmark price for a single-family home in the Revelstoke/Shuswap area increased by 32.1 per cent to $615,100, mostly due to a decrease in number of available homes. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)