With an entirely new set of faces, Revelstoke's new city council has its work set out in terms of prioritizing issues and learning the ins and outs of navigating municipal politics.
New Stories Beneath the Surface exhibit at the Revelstoke Museum & Archives explores the communities near Revelstoke lost to flooding of the Columbia reservoir.
Located: Missing Revelstoke resident Alice Lines, who was last seen leaving her home at 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, was found Saturday morning walking along the railway tracks at a location 12 kilometres west of Revelstoke.
'Along the way, we had exploding shoes, cheeky alpine chipmunks, a few injuries, and head-dunking contests in glacier water (which seemed like a good idea until we got to the top), but we pushed through, and we were so happy that we did. It felt like being on top of the world.'
We asked Columbia-Shuswap Regional District Area B candidates for their thoughts on the ongoing provincial process to update the mountain caribou recovery plan.
'The only thing that makes one place more attractive to me than another is the quantity of heart I find in it.' — Jane Welsh Carlyle, Scottish Poet
The new Revelstoke cannabis bylaws were adopted at council’s Oct. 16 meeting. From public consumption to rules on retail, here’s what you need to know now that marijuana is legal across Canada.
'The [IPCC] report warns we have about 12 years to act decisively if we are to avoid a dramatic increase in impacts we’re already experiencing: extreme weather events, droughts, floods, rising sea levels, diminishing polar ice and subsequent feedback loops that accelerate warming, and ecosystem collapse among them.'
We challenged Revelstoke mayoral and council candidates to present their vision for the community by sharing what they'd like their legacy from the coming four-year term to be.
Candidates also share their thoughts on infrastructure challenges.
Revelstoke city council candidates give their thoughts on concerns the increasing number of businesses with patios and bicycle parking is reducing the number of vehicle parking spots downtown.