Revelstoke

Hwy 1, near Parks Headquarters at Glacier National Park, 72 km east of Revelstoke. (DriveBC)

Record snow height set in Rogers Pass

Snow height in pass reached new heights between Nov. 26-30

 

Slush on the road in Revelstoke. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Weather alert in effect for Revelstoke

A frontal system will bring rain to the area, snow for Rogers Pass

 

Old Growth Revylution has set up a blockade on the Akolkolex Forest Service Road south of Revelstoke, to block old growth harvesting in the Holyk and Pulley drainages. (Contributed-Old Growth Revylution)

Contractors pulled after Old Growth Revylution blocks Akolkolex Forest Service Road

Old Growth Revylution has set up a blockade on the Akolkolex Forest…

 

Leah Evans at the base of a tree in Frisby Ridge. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

Ecologist concerned about Revelstoke forests despite expanded logging deferrals

Measurements of old growth trees here differ from the coast-Rosanna Wijenberg

Leah Evans at the base of a tree in Frisby Ridge. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Under this pile of snow is Gnorm, a 10 inch tall gnome that the resort has a webcam on 24/7 to indicate how much fresh snow has fallen at the resort. This screenshot was taken at 9:30 a.m. on Nov. 28. (Revelstoke Mountain Resort)

Revelstoke Mountain Resort closed due to avalanche risk

They received 31 cm of snow in the last 24 hours

Under this pile of snow is Gnorm, a 10 inch tall gnome that the resort has a webcam on 24/7 to indicate how much fresh snow has fallen at the resort. This screenshot was taken at 9:30 a.m. on Nov. 28. (Revelstoke Mountain Resort)
A view of Highway 1 east of Revelstoke at around 8 a.m., Nov. 28. The highway is currently closed until 2 p.m. for avalanche control. (DriveBC)

Highway closed east of Revelstoke

Avalanche control work is ongoing

A view of Highway 1 east of Revelstoke at around 8 a.m., Nov. 28. The highway is currently closed until 2 p.m. for avalanche control. (DriveBC)
The Scoop: Top headlines in Revelstoke. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

VIDEO: The Scoop: Revelstoke’s headlines for the week of Nov. 21-27

Josh Piercey recaps the top news items in Revelstoke this week

The Scoop: Top headlines in Revelstoke. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Hwy 1, about 46 km east of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)

Winter storm warning on Highway 1 from Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass

Heavy snow continues today over the Pass, hazardous winter conditions are expected

Hwy 1, about 46 km east of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)
The Illecillewaet four-laning, brake-check project on Highway 1 east of Revelstoke is now complete. (BC Ministry of Transportation)
The Illecillewaet four-laning, brake-check project on Highway 1 east of Revelstoke is now complete. (BC Ministry of Transportation)
The Scoop for Nov. 19 (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

VIDEO: The Scoop: Revelstoke’s headlines for the week of Nov. 14-21

Mimi Kramer recaps the top news items in Revelstoke this week

The Scoop for Nov. 19 (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
The Revelstoke food bank held the soft opening of their new location on Nov. 15. (Keri Knapp Photography/Contributed by Hannah Whitney)

Revelstoke experiences food shortage in aftermath of B.C. storms

Revelstoke food bank and local grocers working to secure flow of goods

The Revelstoke food bank held the soft opening of their new location on Nov. 15. (Keri Knapp Photography/Contributed by Hannah Whitney)
The Scoop for Nov. 13. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

VIDEO: The Scoop: Revelstoke’s headlines for the week of Nov. 6-13

Josh Piercey recaps the top news items in Revelstoke this week

The Scoop for Nov. 13. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Operation of the howitzers at Roger Pass when the program was started in 1961. (Revelstoke Museum and Archives)

60 years of avalanche control in Rogers Pass

The avalanche control system, run by Parks Canada alongside the Canadian Military, started in 1961

Operation of the howitzers at Roger Pass when the program was started in 1961. (Revelstoke Museum and Archives)
Crews clean up after avalanche control activities on Highway 1 at Three Valley Gap in January, 2019. (Photo by B.C. Ministry of Transportation)

Scheduled avalanche control preparations to cause highway delays west of Revelstoke

Avalanche control activity will cause intermittent delays at Three Valley Gap

Crews clean up after avalanche control activities on Highway 1 at Three Valley Gap in January, 2019. (Photo by B.C. Ministry of Transportation)
Revelstoke Mountain Resort has been nominated as a part of USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice list for Best Ski Resort in North America. (File photo-Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke Mountain Resort nominated for Best Ski Resort in North America

Two Revelstoke businesses nominated for awards in USA Today’s Readers’ Choice awards

Revelstoke Mountain Resort has been nominated as a part of USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice list for Best Ski Resort in North America. (File photo-Revelstoke Review)
Revelstoke Mountain Resort requires proof of vaccination and face-masks to be used on chairlifts. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke Mountain Resort requiring full vaccination for 2021/22 season

All guests and staff must show proof of vaccination to use resort facilities

Revelstoke Mountain Resort requires proof of vaccination and face-masks to be used on chairlifts. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
A portion of the high-quality hard liquor seized from a vehicle parked in an overnight parking area reserved for commercial vehicles near Revelstoke on Oct. 27. (BCRCMP)

$100K of liquor seized from questionable vehicle in Revelstoke

Liquor, Canadian currency, and small quantities of drugs were found- both occupants arrested

A portion of the high-quality hard liquor seized from a vehicle parked in an overnight parking area reserved for commercial vehicles near Revelstoke on Oct. 27. (BCRCMP)
Revelstoke City Council has voted to form a Council Remuneration Task Force to review mayor and council pay. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke task force to reconsider mayor and council pay

Discussion brought back to forefront after councillor resignation in early 2020

Revelstoke City Council has voted to form a Council Remuneration Task Force to review mayor and council pay. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Revelstoke City Council hosted a public hearing, Oct. 27, to hear comments from the community about the proposed regulations to short term rentals. (Contributed-Tim van der Krogt)

Revelstoke vents about proposed vacation rental rules

Some worry they will lose income; others call for stricter rules

Revelstoke City Council hosted a public hearing, Oct. 27, to hear comments from the community about the proposed regulations to short term rentals. (Contributed-Tim van der Krogt)
Chris Swanson, Shane Cowie, and Ryan Hunter with prizes won at the fishing derby. (Contributed by Ryan Hunter)

‘Good honest fun’: Fishing derby draws anglers from across B.C’s Interior

Black Pearl Fishing Adventures brings traditional fishing derby back after hiatus

Chris Swanson, Shane Cowie, and Ryan Hunter with prizes won at the fishing derby. (Contributed by Ryan Hunter)