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Queer Shred will host a Pride celebration at Kovach park on Sunday, August 21.
Akolkolex Wildfire area restriction closes part of the Akolkolex FSR until October 15; Parks Canada is planning a series of prescribed fires in Glacier and Mount Revelstoke national parks.
Former city councillors and community members are hosting an informational session "demystifying the role of being a city council member" on Wednesday, August 17, to encourage community engagement and election candidacy.
Basecamp Resorts Ltd breaks ground on their new downtown hotel location that will be 28* units and three stories, expected to be operational by December 2023.
Tourism Revelstoke's "Thanksgiving Back" campaign invites visitors to come to Revelstoke and volunteer for various community projects in exchange for $500 towards accommodation.
Lightning strike at Revelstoke Mountain Resort on Aug. 12 has been extinguished and resort is open; high-elevation smoke visible in the area originating from Akolkolex FSR fire to the south.
The City of Revelstoke is proceeding to an alternative approval process for two long-term debt borrowing bylaws, one for $2 million, the other for $7 million, for a total of $9 million. If opposed, electors have until Sept. 20 to officially register their opposition.
The City of Revelstoke proposes an MRDT tax increase and expansion of the collection area to include accommodators in Columbia Shuswap Regional District Area B.
Council discussed a plan that would bring sanitary sewer pipes to the Lower Arrow Heights neighbourhood, but in order for the plan to go ahead, it will require more than half of the property owners in the area representing more than half of the assessed property value to agree to the service
Three-person task force appointed to look into Revelstoke municipal council remuneration returns a number of recommendations, including increases in compensation, which were supported by council
Revelstoke's Wildflower Festival goes from August 3 until August 7, 2022, and visitors and residents can find several events all over town to celebrate the vibrant season.
In response to climate crisis effects on the community, Nora Hughes takes a deep dive into Revelstoke's food security in an interview with Kelsey Gasparini from the Local Food Initiative to find out how we can prepare ourselves as a community.
A development update report released by Revelstoke Mountain Resort details progresses on many long-anticipated projects.
Revelstoke City Council approves bylaw no. 2335 rezoning amendment request for an upper Arrow Heights development.
During the July 26 city council meeting, council members approved a development variance permit for Mackenzie Village in upper Arrow Heights, allowing for increased height maximum and decreased parking requirements.
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