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.

In Video: Smoke on the Water

Photographer Jason Portras loves his drone and frequently uses it to shoot otherwise-unobtainable video footage — like his new 3:09-minute opus of this blanket...

MP goes to bat for credit unions

Kootenay-Columbia Member of Parliament Wayne Stetski criticized Liberal Finance Minister Bill Morneau for bureaucratic nitpicking that could cost credit unions millions of dollars. At issue...

Tired of the stink? The solution could be very pricey

By David F. Rooney It’s obvious to everyone in town that many, many peoples are deeply dissatisfied with the state of the City’s sewage treatment...

MLA’s Revelstoke office to open in August

By David F. Rooney MLA Doug Clovechok has found a part-time constituency assistant to run his Revelstoke office and will soon officially announce its location...

Parks Canada declares a fire ban in Mount Revelstoke and Glacier

With the wildfire danger rated as high to extreme and a potential for more lightning strikes in the coming days, Parks Canada has declared...

Federal Bank Act enforcement change could cost credit unions millions

A recent decision to change the way the Bank Act is interpreted and enforced has the potential to cost credit unions across Canada millions...

New Chamber tool makes digital business cooperation easier

Revelstoke business-development organizations have created a digital tool that identifies opportunities to provide information and resources to the local business community in an effective and...

Radio documentary: What is it like to be a woman today?

I recently posed the question to several locals ‘What does it mean to be a man today?” I personally, have an opinion on that....

Swimmer Jame LeBuke wins Swim BC silver and bronze

Local swimmer James LeBuke competed in the Swim BC LCM AAA Championships held this past weekend at the Canada Games Aquatic Centre in Kamloops....

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