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.

Tips for coping with smoke from wildfires

Residents in communities affected by wlldfires and their resulting smoky skies should be aware that smoke conditions and local air quality can change due...

Don’t miss this summer’s delightful Art & Garden Tour

Have you ever caught yourself wondering what lies over that hedge, or peering through a fence just to catch a glimpse of a secret...

Hydro debunks five summer-cooling myths

With the province sizzling under high temperatures, British Columbians are reaching for the dial on air conditioners or fans to keep cool, leading to...

Special occasion fires now banned

Effective at 12 noon on Friday, July 7, and until further notice, all Special Occasion Fires are banned in the City of Revelstoke, says...

Grins ‘n’ Gripes — If you’ve got ’em, please share ’em

Grins 'n' Gripes Want to extend a little public recognition to someone you know? Need to that that Good Samaritan who helped you out when...

Meet the Alsowwans — they want to find safety in Revelstoke

By David F. Rooney Four months after the community's first refugee family decided not to come, Revelstoke for Refugees has picked another Syrian family seeking...

Obituary Notice — Evelyn Tomiko Sakiyama

Evelyn Tomiko Sakiyama (nee Shirakawa) was born on June 27, 1926, and passed away at 91 years of age, on June 30, 2017. She...

Obituary Notice — Patricia Gayle Dillon

  Gayle, beloved Wife, Mother and friend, passed away on July 1, 2017, at the age of 71 years. After marrying Robert Dennis Dillon in 1964,...

Pong! Eau de sewer makes the Southside air oh-so-fragrant… again

If you live in Southside, particularly in the Powerhouse Road and Oscar Street area, you are doubtless saying “Peewhew!” a lot these days. Yes, the...

Council of Forest Industries launches photo contest

The BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) and Canadian Forest Industries Magazine, have announced the launch of a photo contest that celebrates the significance...

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