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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.

Jon Augustyn’s remarkarble tale of wartime survival

By Sarah J Newton Next time you walk up Third Street East, poke your head under the hedge just before you reach Mackenzie. You will...

Flamenco: From Sevilla to Revelstoke

Dancer Lia Grainger was once a collegiate-level basketball player in her hometown of Vancouver and then an award-winning journalist, but she threw it all...

Hot springs hijinks!

I’m prone to repeating a piece of lore published in Tom Robbins’ 1984 novel, Jitterbug Perfume. In it, he reveals the long-sought answer to...

No matter how you slice it, Little Caesars Pizza is — sadly — toast...

By David F. Rooney Jeff and Jeanie Weston and their son Nathan had high hopes when they bought their Little Caesars franchise seven years ago....

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,...

Little Mischa to get her bone-marrow transplant

Editor’s Note: Mischa Lewis-Arnott, a three-year-old girl who has been battling bone-marrow failure this past year is being admitted to the BC Children’s Hospital in...

Sidewalks near AHE should be a real City priority

By David F. Rooney City Council has for years known that speeding through the school zones around Arrow Heights Elementary School is a huge concern...

A Starbucks for Revelstoke?

By David F. Rooney Local cafe owners are very concerned by City Council's decision on Tuesday, March 25, to approve a development permit for a...

If you can… avoid burning wood this winter

For some, the smell of wood smoke on a cold, clear night sparks feelings of coziness, the simple life and getting back to the...

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