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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.

Ottawa is committed to heeding natives’ concerns

The Conservative government is delivering results for constituents in Kootenay Columbia and for all Canadians, on the priorities that matter most. In December and January,...

Make a difference — be a Red Cross volunteer

By David F. Rooney It's a problem that Maura Dower is very familiar with — finding volunteers to help out at the Canadian Red Cross...

What do our Mounties do all day? Oh, let us count their deeds… Part...

Police Week continues and the Revelstoke RCMP’s community BBQ over lunch on Thursday was a success, said Staff Sgt. Kurt Grabinsky, show here burning...

Major truck accident yields winter’s first highway death

The Revelstoke RCMP, Fire Rescue Service, BC Ambulance Service, HMC and tow and flagging companies responded to a fatal two-truck accident that occurred on...

Truck collision kills two

A three-vehicle accident on the Trans-Canada Highway early Wednesday morning has left two people dead. “The initial investigation has indicated that an eastbound semi crossed...

Zoning decision cannot be taken lightly

To the editor: I believe this isn't a decision to be taken lightly.  The long term effects could either help our town or place the...

Six RSS students learn they can make a difference

By Melanie Davies On April 14th six students from Revelstoke Secondary school, Jessie Booker, Emma Flood, Saara Tapanainen, Mikayla Faucett, Gordon Mason, and Melanie Davies,...

An open letter to Premier Gordon Campbell regarding the impending introduction of HST and...

Dear Mr. Campbell There is considerable concern Province-wide regarding the proposal to introduce Harmonised Sales Tax at the rate of 12% from Summer 2010. This will...

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