Jake Sherman

Drum Major Niel Kay leads the Kamloops Pipe Band as they march down Baker Street during the annual Spring Fling on Saturday. It’s the third time in 20 years the event has been hosted in Nelson. Eighty-four-year-old Norm Hansen — who joined the Kootenay Kiltie Pipe Band in the 1940s — said he had never seen so many pipe bands in one place before. “It’s really something to behold,” he said.

PHOTOS: B.C. pipe bands gather in Nelson

Ten pipe bands from across the province and one from south of the border gathered in Nelson

Drum Major Niel Kay leads the Kamloops Pipe Band as they march down Baker Street during the annual Spring Fling on Saturday. It’s the third time in 20 years the event has been hosted in Nelson. Eighty-four-year-old Norm Hansen — who joined the Kootenay Kiltie Pipe Band in the 1940s — said he had never seen so many pipe bands in one place before. “It’s really something to behold,” he said.
Katherine van der Veen and her husband Ain Baird, photographed in Burnaby, where they are currently staying, and where their children will be born. Photo submitted

After two failed pregnancies, B.C. couple expecting identical girl triplets

Pregnancies of this type are incredibly rare

Katherine van der Veen and her husband Ain Baird, photographed in Burnaby, where they are currently staying, and where their children will be born. Photo submitted
The body of David Gavin, 26, who went missing after diving into Kinbasket lake north of Golden last summer, has been found. (Breaffy GAA/Facebook)

Body of 26-year-old Irish man found in Kinbasket Lake

David Gavin, 26, went missing last summer after stopping at Kinbasket Lake en-route to Calgary

The body of David Gavin, 26, who went missing after diving into Kinbasket lake north of Golden last summer, has been found. (Breaffy GAA/Facebook)
Alberta man struck and killed by flat deck truck on B.C. highway

Alberta man struck and killed by flat deck truck on B.C. highway

The 35 year-old man from Alberta was hit by a flat deck truck 90km north of Revelstoke on Hwy. 23

Alberta man struck and killed by flat deck truck on B.C. highway
The Columbia River flows through Revelstoke, B.C. On April 25 the province announced the renegotiation of the over 50 year old Columbia River Treaty (CRT) is slated to get underway this spring or summer. The CRT dictates the hydro-electric power generation of some 14 dams along the Columbia River. The province also announced a number of community meetings will be held across the basin in June. More details on those meetings are expected to be announced in May. (Jake Sherman/Revelstoke Review)

Renegotiation of Columbia River Treaty expected to begin this spring or summer

The province announced a number of community meetings on the subject will be held in June across the basin

The Columbia River flows through Revelstoke, B.C. On April 25 the province announced the renegotiation of the over 50 year old Columbia River Treaty (CRT) is slated to get underway this spring or summer. The CRT dictates the hydro-electric power generation of some 14 dams along the Columbia River. The province also announced a number of community meetings will be held across the basin in June. More details on those meetings are expected to be announced in May. (Jake Sherman/Revelstoke Review)
Construction started today on improvements to the Trans-Canada Highway 20km west of Golden. The $19.4 million project will increase the capacity of the Trans-Canada Highway to four lanes between Donald and Forde Station. (Twitter/Ministry of Infrastructure and Transportation)

Constructions starts on Hwy. 1 upgrades near Golden

The $19.4 million project will expand the Trans-Canada Highway to four lanes between Donald and Forde Station

Construction started today on improvements to the Trans-Canada Highway 20km west of Golden. The $19.4 million project will increase the capacity of the Trans-Canada Highway to four lanes between Donald and Forde Station. (Twitter/Ministry of Infrastructure and Transportation)
An Alberta Man is dead after a snowmobile collision Friday morning on Boulder Mountain near Revelstoke. (file photo)

Alberta man dead after snowmobile collision on B.C. mountain

The incident occurred on Boulder Mountain Friday morning

An Alberta Man is dead after a snowmobile collision Friday morning on Boulder Mountain near Revelstoke. (file photo)
An Alberta Man is dead after a snowmobile collision Friday morning on Boulder Mountain near Revelstoke. (file photo)

Alberta man dies in snowmobile collision near Revelstoke

The incident occurred on Boulder Mountain around 11:30 a.m. on Friday morning

An Alberta Man is dead after a snowmobile collision Friday morning on Boulder Mountain near Revelstoke. (file photo)
On Wednesday April 18 a large boulder closed the Trans-Canada Highway at Three Valley Gap. The day before Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA Doug Clovechok and Mayor Mark McKee met with Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation Claire Trevena to discuss the safety of motorists driving through that stretch of road. (Twitter/Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure)

Government has no solution for dangerous Three Valley Gap stretch

Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA Doug Clovechok met with the Ministry to talk about the dangers around Highway 1

On Wednesday April 18 a large boulder closed the Trans-Canada Highway at Three Valley Gap. The day before Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA Doug Clovechok and Mayor Mark McKee met with Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation Claire Trevena to discuss the safety of motorists driving through that stretch of road. (Twitter/Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure)
Three year old Lab Joss is a Canadian Avalanche Rescue Dog Association validated work dog. She works in Revelstoke with her handler Jeni Gibbs, who is a former ski patroller at Revelstoke Mountain Resort and a volunteer with Revelstoke Search and Rescue. “For her it’s all a game,” said Gibbs, referring to Joss’ search capabilities. (Jake Sherman/Revelstoke Review)

VIDEO: Work is play for this B.C. avalanche rescue dog

CARDA certified Joss’s Job is to save lives — but to her, it’s all a game

Three year old Lab Joss is a Canadian Avalanche Rescue Dog Association validated work dog. She works in Revelstoke with her handler Jeni Gibbs, who is a former ski patroller at Revelstoke Mountain Resort and a volunteer with Revelstoke Search and Rescue. “For her it’s all a game,” said Gibbs, referring to Joss’ search capabilities. (Jake Sherman/Revelstoke Review)
A truck driver snapped this photo as he is stuck at Three Valley Gap. Image credit: Kelly Zawyrucha

Large boulder closes highway at Three Valley Gap for hours

The highway is now open to single lane alternating traffic

A truck driver snapped this photo as he is stuck at Three Valley Gap. Image credit: Kelly Zawyrucha
A truck driver snapped this photo as he is stuck at Three Valley Gap. Image credit: Kelly Zawyrucha

Large boulder closes Trans-Canada Highway at Three Valley Gap

The highway is now open to single lane alternating traffic

A truck driver snapped this photo as he is stuck at Three Valley Gap. Image credit: Kelly Zawyrucha
Aaron Davidson owns Cronometer, a Revelstoke based startup. The company grew out of his nerdy obsession with a cult diet. (Jake Sherman/Revelstoke Review)

B.C. man turns nerdy hobby into a million dollar startup

Aaron Davidson left behind a six figure corporate job to find meaning in the mountains of Revelstoke

Aaron Davidson owns Cronometer, a Revelstoke based startup. The company grew out of his nerdy obsession with a cult diet. (Jake Sherman/Revelstoke Review)
Hwy. 1 closed at Rogers Pass for avalanche control

Hwy. 1 closed at Rogers Pass for avalanche control

The Trans-Canada will be closed from the Rogers Pass Summit to the east boundary of Glacier National Park between 3 and 6 p.m.

Hwy. 1 closed at Rogers Pass for avalanche control
Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA Doug Clovechok axes the ceremonial ribbon at the opening of the BC Interior Forestry Museum’s new lookout last May. The BCIFM has just received verbal confirmation that they were successful in their application for a grant from Columbia Basin Trust. The funding will allow them to continue to expand their museum outdoors. (File)

The BC Interior Forestry Museum receives grant to build trail network in Revelstoke

Trails mark beginning of museum’s journey to a ‘museum without walls’

Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA Doug Clovechok axes the ceremonial ribbon at the opening of the BC Interior Forestry Museum’s new lookout last May. The BCIFM has just received verbal confirmation that they were successful in their application for a grant from Columbia Basin Trust. The funding will allow them to continue to expand their museum outdoors. (File)
Hwy. 1 closed 4km east of Golden

Hwy. 1 closed 4km east of Golden

The Trans-Canada is closed in both directions due to high avalanche hazard

Hwy. 1 closed 4km east of Golden
Clovechok in his local constituency office. He says he will be having local constituents concerns about snow removal and highway safety heard before the minister of Transportation and Infrastructure next week. (Marissa Tiel/Revelstoke Review)

‘We here in the Columbia-River Revelstoke are sick and tired of this,’ says MLA Doug Clovechok

Clovechok to address minister of transportation and infrastructure on local constituents’ concerns about highway safety and snow removal on Hwy. 1. and 23.

Clovechok in his local constituency office. He says he will be having local constituents concerns about snow removal and highway safety heard before the minister of Transportation and Infrastructure next week. (Marissa Tiel/Revelstoke Review)
Theresa Hamilton moderates the discussion at this week’s death café. (Jake Sherman/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke Death Café puts mortality front and centre

Death midwife Theresa Hamilton helps participants with the big questions surrounding life

Theresa Hamilton moderates the discussion at this week’s death café. (Jake Sherman/Revelstoke Review)
Trans-Canada closed east of Revelstoke

Trans-Canada closed east of Revelstoke

The Trans-Canada is closed 10km east of Revelstoke due to a motor vehicle incident

Trans-Canada closed east of Revelstoke

VIDEO: Mt. Begbie to feature experimental brews in new tasting room

Last year Mt. Begbie won brewery of the year at the Canadian Brewing Awards in Ottawa