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David Rooney Archives

The Revelstoke Current went online on June 30, 2009. Publisher David F. Rooney shared stories about Revelstoke and its people. David posted over 8,000 articles to The Current, until his passing on July 21, 2017. This Archive is his legacy.

The passing of a dear friend: David Rooney

“My life is a journey in progress. I am fortunate or, if you believe in Chinese curses, unfortunate to live in interesting times.” David F....

A chuckle a day

Welcome to The Revelstoke Current's five-day-a-week feature, A Chuckle A Day.  This presents some of the best comic — and some not-so-comic, but always...

Obituary Notice — William (B.J.) Ritchie

With sadness we announce the recent passing of William (B.J.) Ritchie. He spent his growing-up years in Revelstoke and had many friends and people...

Here come the tomatoes!

By Toni Johnston Can't wait for those juicy, flavourful tomatoes from your own garden? The hot weather is hastening growth and fruit production and you can...

Pay attention to playground zones

Columbia Park has a playground which is marked in three directions and the fourth seems to be forgotten. The playground should be made longer due to...

Fire on Barry Road

Revelstoke Fire Rescue Services responded to a residential structure fire in the 600 block of Barry Road on Sunday evening at 10:17 pm. “On arrival...

In Video: Council’s meeting of Tuesday, July 11

By David F. Rooney Provincial Ombudsman Jay Chalke dropped by Tuesday's, July 11, City Council meeting to bring Mayor Mark McKee and Council up to...

City’s new Deputy Director of Finance starts on Monday

Sheanna Moore has been hired as the new Deputy Director of Finance or the City of Revelstoke, City Hall announced on Friday, July 14 Moore...

BC Hydro offers assistance to wildfire evacuees

BC Hydro has introduced a Wildfire Evacuee Assistance Program that will provide bill credits to customers evacuated due to the wildfires in the Central...

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