Revelstoke Review Staff

A crew of BC Hydro workers were replacing spacers and insulators on an electrical transmission tower when one worker sustained an electrical shock and was seriously injured. (BC Hydro)

BC Hydro dealt hefty fine for workplace violation near Revelstoke

A worker was seriously injured after sustaining an electrical shock on-site

A crew of BC Hydro workers were replacing spacers and insulators on an electrical transmission tower when one worker sustained an electrical shock and was seriously injured. (BC Hydro)
Highway 1, near Parks Headquarters at Glacier National Park, 72 km east of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)
Highway 1, near Parks Headquarters at Glacier National Park, 72 km east of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)
Map of affected area. (DriveBC)

Planned avalanche control work west of Revelstoke, highway will be closed

Road will be closed for two hours

  • Feb 17, 2022
Map of affected area. (DriveBC)
A map of the affected regions including Sea to Sky, South Coast Inland, Cariboos, North and South Columbias, Kootenay-Boundary, Purcells, and Jasper and Glacier National Parks. (Contributed by Avalanche Canada)

Avalanche Canada issues special warning for B.C. and Alberta

Warning is in effect immediately and will apply through Sunday, Feb. 13 for various regions

A map of the affected regions including Sea to Sky, South Coast Inland, Cariboos, North and South Columbias, Kootenay-Boundary, Purcells, and Jasper and Glacier National Parks. (Contributed by Avalanche Canada)
Highway 1, 20 km west of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)

Vehicle incident closes Highway 1 west of Revelstoke

Assessment in currently in progress, no detour available

  • Feb 7, 2022
Highway 1, 20 km west of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)
Highway 1, 20 km west of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)

UPDATE: Planned avalanche control on Highway 1 west of Revelstoke extended

Highway 1 will be closed at Three Valley Gap

  • Feb 4, 2022
Highway 1, 20 km west of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)
Highway 1, west of Revelstoke, looking west. (DriveBC)

Avalanche deposit work to cause delays on Highway 1 near Revelstoke

Work planned between Jan. 25 and Jan. 27 to cause delays for travellers

  • Jan 25, 2022
Highway 1, west of Revelstoke, looking west. (DriveBC)
Highway 1, near Parks Headquarters at Glacier National Park, 72 km east of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)

Highway 1 closed between Revelstoke and Golden

Road will reopen at 9 p.m., no detour available

  • Jan 17, 2022
Highway 1, near Parks Headquarters at Glacier National Park, 72 km east of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)
A Revelstoke RCMP officer found to not be at fault in an incident where a snowmobiler without a helmet turned onto Woodenhead Loop, travelling the wrong direction on a one-way street before being involved in a collision. (Black Press - file photo)

B.C.’s police watchdog finds RCMP officer not at fault following snowmobile crash

The incident occurred on Dec. 13 on Woodenhead Loop in Revelstoke

  • Jan 17, 2022
A Revelstoke RCMP officer found to not be at fault in an incident where a snowmobiler without a helmet turned onto Woodenhead Loop, travelling the wrong direction on a one-way street before being involved in a collision. (Black Press - file photo)
The Independent Investigations Office of BC is investigating an incident involving the Revelstoke RCMP. (Black Press-file photo)

Police watchdog investigating incident in Revelstoke

A man was injured on Dec. 13

The Independent Investigations Office of BC is investigating an incident involving the Revelstoke RCMP. (Black Press-file photo)
Hwy 1, about 46 km east of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)

Winter storm warning on Highway 1 from Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass

Heavy snow continues today over the Pass, hazardous winter conditions are expected

Hwy 1, about 46 km east of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)
The Illecillewaet four-laning, brake-check project on Highway 1 east of Revelstoke is now complete. (BC Ministry of Transportation)

Highway 1 four-laning project east of Revelstoke complete

The project cost $85.2 million

The Illecillewaet four-laning, brake-check project on Highway 1 east of Revelstoke is now complete. (BC Ministry of Transportation)
Crews clean up after avalanche control activities on Highway 1 at Three Valley Gap in January, 2019. (Photo by B.C. Ministry of Transportation)

Scheduled avalanche control preparations to cause highway delays west of Revelstoke

Avalanche control activity will cause intermittent delays at Three Valley Gap

  • Nov 9, 2021
Crews clean up after avalanche control activities on Highway 1 at Three Valley Gap in January, 2019. (Photo by B.C. Ministry of Transportation)
Revelstoke Mountain Resort requires proof of vaccination and face-masks to be used on chairlifts. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke Mountain Resort requiring full vaccination for 2021/22 season

All guests and staff must show proof of vaccination to use resort facilities

  • Nov 5, 2021
Revelstoke Mountain Resort requires proof of vaccination and face-masks to be used on chairlifts. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
A portion of the high-quality hard liquor seized from a vehicle parked in an overnight parking area reserved for commercial vehicles near Revelstoke on Oct. 27. (BCRCMP)

$100K of liquor seized from questionable vehicle in Revelstoke

Liquor, Canadian currency, and small quantities of drugs were found- both occupants arrested

A portion of the high-quality hard liquor seized from a vehicle parked in an overnight parking area reserved for commercial vehicles near Revelstoke on Oct. 27. (BCRCMP)
Old Growth Revylution intends to keep their blockade on the Big Mount Forest Service Road going into the winter. (Contributed)

Old growth blockade north of Revelstoke to continue into the winter

Since July 7 a group has been blocking access to old growth forest in the Argonaut valley

Old Growth Revylution intends to keep their blockade on the Big Mount Forest Service Road going into the winter. (Contributed)
An off-duty Revelstoke RCMP officer and his 11-year-old son saved capsized canoers Sept. 6. (Pixabay photo)

Off-duty Revelstoke Mountie and son, 11, rescue capsized canoers

The two men tipped their canoe in Griffin Lake over the weekend

An off-duty Revelstoke RCMP officer and his 11-year-old son saved capsized canoers Sept. 6. (Pixabay photo)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

1 dead, 4 injured in Highway 1 crash east of Revelstoke

Crash has shut down the highway

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
(Metro Creative photo)

Youth summer fishing challenge: Go fishing, take a photo, then enter to win!

Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC’s contest returns this summer

(Metro Creative photo)
Biking in the Revelstoke area. (Liam Harrap-Revelstoke Review)

Show local trails some love on June 5, BC Trails Day

Organisations across BC hosting events to celebrate the day

Biking in the Revelstoke area. (Liam Harrap-Revelstoke Review)