Josh Piercey

The Ford F150 being driven dangerously by the man from Alberta. (BCRCMP)

Alberta man arrested following ‘drunken joyride’ from Kamloops to Golden

The man, driving a Ford F150, was speeding, passing illegally, and tailgating dangerously

The Ford F150 being driven dangerously by the man from Alberta. (BCRCMP)
A still image from the security cameras at Jacobson Ford showing the suspect who stole the vehicle. (Contributed by Dan Berg)

VIDEO: West Kootenay man arrested following break-in at Revelstoke dealership

The break-in occured in the early morning on Oct. 27, customer truck was stolen

A still image from the security cameras at Jacobson Ford showing the suspect who stole the vehicle. (Contributed by Dan Berg)
The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

This Week in the OK: Camper controversy, recovering dogs, and fishing fun

Josh Piercey recaps the top news items from around the Okanagan-Shuswap region

The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Leaves were blowing off of the trees on Thursday (Oct. 27) afternoon in Revelstoke, and snowfall at high elevation will follow this evening according to Environment Canada. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

Snowfall warning in effect for Highway 1 between Sicamous and Revelstoke

Environment Canada has released a special weather statement for Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass

  • Oct 27, 2022
Leaves were blowing off of the trees on Thursday (Oct. 27) afternoon in Revelstoke, and snowfall at high elevation will follow this evening according to Environment Canada. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Bert terHart completed his journey from the mouth of the Fraser River to the edge of New Brunswick in six months. (Contributed by Bert terHart)

VIDEO: Acclaimed adventurer completes journey across Canada by canoe

Bert terHart began his solo adventure in April, canoeing and portaging across the country

Bert terHart completed his journey from the mouth of the Fraser River to the edge of New Brunswick in six months. (Contributed by Bert terHart)
Winter driving conditions expected for Highway 1 between Eagle Pass and Rogers Pass this weekend. (File photo)

First snow of the season forecasted for Highway 1 between Sicamous and Revelstoke

Environment Canada has released a special weather statement for Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass

  • Oct 20, 2022
Winter driving conditions expected for Highway 1 between Eagle Pass and Rogers Pass this weekend. (File photo)
The Camerons: Robert, Carol, Cory, and Roberta. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke resident receives award for saving the lives of both her parents

Roberta Cameron was awarded the Vital Link award in Revelstoke on Oct. 17

  • Oct 18, 2022
The Camerons: Robert, Carol, Cory, and Roberta. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
The elected. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke Votes: Gary Sulz re-elected as mayor

The preliminary results are in for the 2022 General Local Election

The elected. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Aaron Volpatti, born and raised in Revelstoke, is far and away the most successful hockey player the town has ever produced. He played five seasons in hockey’s biggest league for the Vancouver Canucks and the Washington Capitals. (Contributed by Aaron Volpatti)

Revelstoke’s Aaron Volpatti returning to release debut book on NHL career

FIGHTER: Defying The NHL Odds is Volpattiā€™s first book following a career in the NHL

Aaron Volpatti, born and raised in Revelstoke, is far and away the most successful hockey player the town has ever produced. He played five seasons in hockey’s biggest league for the Vancouver Canucks and the Washington Capitals. (Contributed by Aaron Volpatti)
Smokey Bear waving goodbye as Ember the Fox becomes the new face of FireSmart. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

Smokey Bear heads for retirement as BC Wildfire introduces Ember the Fox

Ember the Fox replaces Smokey Bear as FireSmart mascot after nearly 80 years

Smokey Bear waving goodbye as Ember the Fox becomes the new face of FireSmart. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
(File photo)

Police chase from Sicamous to Revelstoke ends in arrest after officers threatened

The 48-year-old man is currently in police custody and awaiting a bail hearing

(File photo)
Sandra Maley, Devon Jones, Kasper, Jenna, and Kiel Mason, Caralea Taylor, and Lauren Barras. Jones was presented with the Vital Link Award on Oct. 4. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke residents receive awards for performing life-saving CPR on baby

Devon Jones and Kirsten Miola were awarded Vital Link Awards for their actions on April 13, 2022

  • Oct 5, 2022
Sandra Maley, Devon Jones, Kasper, Jenna, and Kiel Mason, Caralea Taylor, and Lauren Barras. Jones was presented with the Vital Link Award on Oct. 4. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
The BC Coroner’s Office reports that there were 582 suicide deaths investigated in B.C. in 2021, down from 597 in 2020 and 634 in 2019. In Canada, men account for 75% of suicides. (File photo)

$2M in funding announced for care plan to help those at risk of suicide in B.C.

The investment is part of a larger strategy, A Pathway to Hope, to improve mental-health care

The BC Coroner’s Office reports that there were 582 suicide deaths investigated in B.C. in 2021, down from 597 in 2020 and 634 in 2019. In Canada, men account for 75% of suicides. (File photo)
The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

This Week in the OK: Top headlines from across the region

Josh Piercey recaps the top news items from around the Okanagan-Shuswap region

The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
A map of the restricted area. (BC Wildfire Service)

Wildfire east of Revelstoke prompts area restriction near Akolkolex FSR

The wildfire 24 km east of Revelstoke has been burning since Aug. 12

  • Aug 18, 2022
A map of the restricted area. (BC Wildfire Service)
A thunderstorm lit up the sky over Revelstoke on Sept. 7, 2019. (Submitted by Nick St-Germain)

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for West Columbia and Okanagan

Wind gusts, hail and heavy rain in forecast for Kelowna, Vernon, Salmon Arm and Revelstoke

  • Aug 11, 2022
A thunderstorm lit up the sky over Revelstoke on Sept. 7, 2019. (Submitted by Nick St-Germain)
Visible smoke from a fire in a remote area of the park. (Parks Canada)

Mountain Creek wildfire extinguished after nearly two weeks of burning

Crews from Parks Canada, BC Wildfire Service, and CP Rail fought the blaze

  • Aug 10, 2022
Visible smoke from a fire in a remote area of the park. (Parks Canada)
Taking in the scenery. (Contributed by Parks Canada)

Artists explore Glacier National Park through Art in the Park program

Four-day adventure made possible through Parks Canada and Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre

  • Aug 4, 2022
Taking in the scenery. (Contributed by Parks Canada)
Members of the community attending the opening ceremony for the housing complex at 297 Humbert St. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

Affordable housing for Revelstoke’s hospitality workers

First tenants are expected to move into the building on Sept. 1, 2022

  • Jul 28, 2022
Members of the community attending the opening ceremony for the housing complex at 297 Humbert St. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Parks Canada has received air support from the BC Wildfire Service in the battle against the fire. Their water skimmers were dropping water on the wildfire throughout the afternoon. The skimmers landed in Kinbasket Lake to fill their water tanks and proceeded to drop the tanks on the fire. (Contributed by Parks Canada)

Air support aiding in battle against Glacier Park wildfire

Parks Canada suspect that the fire was started due to human cause

  • Jul 26, 2022
Parks Canada has received air support from the BC Wildfire Service in the battle against the fire. Their water skimmers were dropping water on the wildfire throughout the afternoon. The skimmers landed in Kinbasket Lake to fill their water tanks and proceeded to drop the tanks on the fire. (Contributed by Parks Canada)
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