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The team behind the CAPRA PRESS: Jeff Polster, Mia Knobler, and Zoey Knobler. (Contributed by Jeff Polster)

A new way to brew: Revelstoke-based company releasing first product

The CAPRA PRESS is set to release on Indiegogo on Mar. 15, 2022

  • Feb 25, 2022
The team behind the CAPRA PRESS: Jeff Polster, Mia Knobler, and Zoey Knobler. (Contributed by Jeff Polster)
Highway 1, near Parks Headquarters at Glacier National Park, 72 km east of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)

Vehicle incident east of Revelstoke causing delays

An assessment is in progress

  • Feb 25, 2022
Highway 1, near Parks Headquarters at Glacier National Park, 72 km east of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)
Highway 1, 20 km west of Revelstoke, looking west. (DriveBC)

Multiple vehicle incidents causing delays west of Revelstoke

Assessments are in progress

  • Feb 17, 2022
Highway 1, 20 km west of Revelstoke, looking west. (DriveBC)
Ethel Bell, co-founder of Three Valley Gap, was also a very talented musician and an athlete who loved playing football. (Contributed by Rene Bell Bourget)

‘She will be missed’: Ethel Bell, co-founder of Three Valley Gap hotel, dies at 88

Bell and her late husband, Gordon Bell, built the Three Valley Lake Chateau in the 1950’s

  • Feb 16, 2022
Ethel Bell, co-founder of Three Valley Gap, was also a very talented musician and an athlete who loved playing football. (Contributed by Rene Bell Bourget)
Caribou spotted from helicopter in the Queest area near Revelstoke. (Conservation Officer Service Facebook)

Two Alberta snowbikers fined more than $1,600 for riding in caribou closure near Revelstoke

The riders were spotted by conservation officers in the Sale Mountain caribou closure

  • Feb 14, 2022
Caribou spotted from helicopter in the Queest area near Revelstoke. (Conservation Officer Service Facebook)
House for sale in downtown Revelstoke. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke’s population grows by over 9% since 2016: Statistics Canada

Revelstoke’s growth is higher than the provincial and national average

  • Feb 11, 2022
House for sale in downtown Revelstoke. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)
The Scoop for the week of Feb. 4-11. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

The Scoop: News that made headlines this week

Josh Piercey recaps the top news items from around the Okanagan-Shuswap region

The Scoop for the week of Feb. 4-11. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Clarence “Clancey” Boettger in action at the Revelstoke Curling Club. This shot ended up inches away from the button. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

94 and still rock-ing: Revelstoke curler inspiring others with his longevity

Clarence Boettger is a former railroader, long-time athlete, hunter, fisherman and much more

Clarence “Clancey” Boettger in action at the Revelstoke Curling Club. This shot ended up inches away from the button. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Swimming at Williamson Lake. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke found partly responsible in dive that left Surrey firefighter injured: lawsuit

City of Revelstoke found to be 35 per cent responsible following judgement on Jan. 13

  • Feb 7, 2022
Swimming at Williamson Lake. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
Backcountry terrain. (File photo)

American man dies in fatal skiing incident near Revelstoke

The incident occured at Mount Ernest southeast of Revelstoke on Jan. 28

  • Feb 7, 2022
Backcountry terrain. (File photo)
The Scoop for the week of Jan. 21-28. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

The Scoop: News that made headlines this week

Josh Piercey recaps the top news items from around the Okanagan-Shuswap region

The Scoop for the week of Jan. 21-28. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Biking the trails in Revelsotke. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

Outdoor group urges B.C. government to expand budget for recreation

Recreation Sites and Trails BC manages recreation resources on public lands

  • Jan 25, 2022
Biking the trails in Revelsotke. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
The Scoop for the week of Jan. 13-21. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

The Scoop: News that made headlines this week

Josh Piercey recaps the top news items from around the Okanagan-Shuswap region

The Scoop for the week of Jan. 13-21. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
It was a tense scene as one angered onlooker shouted obscenities, threw snowballs, and tried to rip the protesters’ sign from their hands.
(Josh Piercey - Revelstoke Review)

Old-growth protesters block highway in Revelstoke

Group was met with some anger; no arrests were made by RCMP

It was a tense scene as one angered onlooker shouted obscenities, threw snowballs, and tried to rip the protesters’ sign from their hands.
(Josh Piercey - Revelstoke Review)
The list of rescheduled games involving the Princeton Posse, the Summerland Steam, and the 100 Mile House Wranglers. (KIJHL)

KIJHL postpones games, players and staff test positive for COVID-19

Games involving Princeton Posse, Summerland Steam, and 100 Mile House Wranglers have been postponed

  • Jan 14, 2022
The list of rescheduled games involving the Princeton Posse, the Summerland Steam, and the 100 Mile House Wranglers. (KIJHL)
The Board of Education of School District No. 19 has voted to implement a COVID-19 proof of vaccination procedure. (File photo)

Revelstoke board of education to adopt vaccination mandate for staff

Finalized procedure and communication plan to be implemented by Apr. 1

  • Jan 13, 2022
The Board of Education of School District No. 19 has voted to implement a COVID-19 proof of vaccination procedure. (File photo)
Highway 1, by Griffin Lake, about 27 km west of Revelstoke, looking west. (DriveBC)

UPDATED: Highway 1 closed west of Revelstoke

No detour will be available

  • Jan 12, 2022
Highway 1, by Griffin Lake, about 27 km west of Revelstoke, looking west. (DriveBC)
Skiers on the Boomerang Chair at Fernie Alpine Resort. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)

High elevation, high numbers: B.C. resort towns report COVID spikes

Resort communities are at more risk, according to Dr. Karin Goodison of Interior Health

Skiers on the Boomerang Chair at Fernie Alpine Resort. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)
Brett Renaud alongside his dog Molly at the Revelstoke Golf Club. (Contributed by Brett Renaud)

VIDEO: B.C. man turns snowy golf course into cross country ski track

Brett Renaud lives steps away from the golf course, and spends some of his free time grooming tracks

Brett Renaud alongside his dog Molly at the Revelstoke Golf Club. (Contributed by Brett Renaud)
This residence is known as Bison Lodge. (BC Assessment photo)

The 10 most valuable homes in Revelstoke for 2021

Revelstoke is home to 11 of the top 50 most valuable properties in the Kootenay-Columbia region

  • Jan 5, 2022
This residence is known as Bison Lodge. (BC Assessment photo)
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