Saturday, August 8, 2020
Two Revelstoke men are facing four charges each in connection with the arson incident on Fourth Street East in the early morning hours of August 6, 2020.
The week-long festival celebrates Revelstoke’s alpine wildflower bloom with an array of activities.
Police say people threw Molotov cocktails into a Southside home at around 3 a.m. on August. 6. Two Revelstoke men have been arrested and are in custody.
A proposed new mixed industrial and vacation rental building proposed for 1240 Powerhouse Road includes 14 commercial/industrial units on the ground level, with one-bedroom vacation rentals located above.
Together we can close the gaps that our pandemic has caused in our community
Food bank, food recovery, outreach programs will operate out of the 416 Second Street West location starting this fall
~ inspirational message painted on a small rock
Bikepacking: Learn about Revelstoke local routes to get you warmed up for post-COVID international adventures
'Nobody has the right to tell you how you should live your life, what you should feel, how you should respond to a given situation.'
In our latest Revelstoke Mountaineer podcast, we spoke with Doug Donaldson, the B.C. Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, and Rural Development, about a development proposal for Mount Begbie, the Mountain Caribou Recovery Plan's ongoing herd planning process, and land use and backcountry use planning in the Revelstoke area.
A proposed 60-unit Hay Road development will proceed to the next steps, including a public hearing, following a marathon discussion about the project at a July 29 city council meeting.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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Revelstoke Wildflower Festival
Aug 8 @ 7:00 am – Aug 16 @ 9:00 pm

Join us in Revelstoke from August 8-16 to celebrate Revelstoke’s alpine wildflower bloom!

Revelstoke is one of the best places in BC to access alpine wildflowers, so don’t miss out on this chance to hike, bike, or explore in beautiful Revelstoke.

There will be wildflower specials and wildflower themed activities throughout the week.

Columbia Basin Culture Tour @ Various Venues in the Columbia Basin
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – Aug 9 @ 5:00 pm

Explore artists’ studios, museums, art galleries, and heritage sites through this free, self-guided tour within the Columbia Basin.

 

Meet the artists, shop for fine art and craft, view demonstrations, special exhibitions, interpretive displays or chat with local historians during this two day cultural celebration. For more detailed information, visit our website:

www.cbculturetour.com

 

 

Drop-in Glass Blowing Workshops @ Big Eddy Glass Works @ Big Eddy Glass Works
Aug 8 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to try glassblowing? Well now is your chance!

Every Saturday Drop in only
First come, first served

These one on one workshops begin with your choice of workshop item and a brief safety talk, then you get to make your very own blown or solid sculpted, work of glass art.  Your piece will be available for pick up the next day and can be shipped for an additional charge.

Notes

Please make sure to wear non-flammable (cotton), non-flowy, clothing, close-toed shoes and tie back really long hair. Bring sunglasses, regular glasses are ok. Families welcome, children 7+ are able to participate.

1741 Celgar Road, Revelstoke, BC 

@bigeddyglassworks

CANCELED – Botanical Basics @ Jones Distilling
Aug 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

A quality gin is created when the best botanics are combined to form something truly special. In this experience, learn more about those botanics and how they combine to create different flavours and effects.

 

  • Taste samples of the house gin & vodka

  • Tour Jones Distilling

  • Enjoy a world-class gin & tonic cocktail

  • Experience an introduction to the over 40+ botanicals used to make gin

  • Create a souvenir botanical bottle to take home