Josh Piercey

The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

This Week in the OK: Long-lost foster parents and hockey cards

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

The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
A Gold Freight semi-truck careened into a swamp on Highway 1 near Revelstoke on May 5. (Skilled Truckers Canada Facebook)

Semi-truck in swamp following vehicle incident on Highway 1 near Revelstoke

The vehicle incident occured at approximately 4:45 a.m. on May 5

A Gold Freight semi-truck careened into a swamp on Highway 1 near Revelstoke on May 5. (Skilled Truckers Canada Facebook)
Jessica Cressey 30 years ago and today. She included the photo of her as a child in her original post as reference of what she looked like during her time in Revelstoke. (Contributed by Jessica Cressey)

B.C. woman finds long-lost foster mother 30 years later from Facebook post

Jessica Cressey reconnected with her foster mother through post on the Revelstoke Community page

Jessica Cressey 30 years ago and today. She included the photo of her as a child in her original post as reference of what she looked like during her time in Revelstoke. (Contributed by Jessica Cressey)
Ray Brosseuk delivering a shipping container of goods to people in Lesotho in the 1990’s. (Contributed by Ray Brosseuk)

VIDEO: Revelstoke charity shipping containers of goods and supplies to those in need

Partners for Others ships containers of food, clothes, medical supplies to developing countries

Ray Brosseuk delivering a shipping container of goods to people in Lesotho in the 1990’s. (Contributed by Ray Brosseuk)
The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

The Scoop: News that made headlines this week

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

The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Bert terHart at the Five Mile Boat Launch just north of Revelstoke on April 27. (Contributed by Leah terHart)

Acclaimed solo sailor making history by canoeing across Canada

Bert terHart, 63, started his expedition across the country on April 1

Bert terHart at the Five Mile Boat Launch just north of Revelstoke on April 27. (Contributed by Leah terHart)
The Grizzlies senior players, Brandon Kasdorf and Cole Berg, with the Teck Cup. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke to host 2023 Cyclone Taylor Cup

The provincial tournament will take place between April 13 and 16, 2023

The Grizzlies senior players, Brandon Kasdorf and Cole Berg, with the Teck Cup. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Taven checking out the inside of the cruiser (Stefani Knapp)

Adorable justice: Revelstoke boy charms his way out of a speeding ticket

Revelstoke RCMP pulled over young boy riding in motorized Jeep on April 21

Taven checking out the inside of the cruiser (Stefani Knapp)
The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

The Scoop: News that made headlines this week

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

The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Rainbow trout infected with whirling disease which damages the backbone of the fish causing them to swim in a “whirling” pattern. (Photo: Sascha Hallett, fishpathogens.net)

Concerns raised about possibility of invasive fish disease in B.C. waters

Whirling disease has decreased fish populations by 90 per cent in certain regions

Rainbow trout infected with whirling disease which damages the backbone of the fish causing them to swim in a “whirling” pattern. (Photo: Sascha Hallett, fishpathogens.net)
The semi crashed at Illecillewaet brake check & Albert Canyon Rd. 30 km east of Revelstoke. (Skilled Truckers Facebook page)

UPDATE: Highway 1 east of Revelstoke clear following semi crash

The incident occurred at approximately 5:45 a.m. on April 19

  • Apr 19, 2022
The semi crashed at Illecillewaet brake check & Albert Canyon Rd. 30 km east of Revelstoke. (Skilled Truckers Facebook page)
Highway 1, near Parks Headquarters at Glacier National Park, 72 km east of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)

Special weather statement in effect for Highway 1 at Rogers Pass

Frontal system moving across B.C. will give spring snow to Rogers Pass

  • Apr 18, 2022
Highway 1, near Parks Headquarters at Glacier National Park, 72 km east of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)
Yorke Parkin on the podium after finishing first in his category at the Special Olympics BC Alpine Skiing Regional Qualifiers. (Contributed by Bex Parkin)

Carving his own path: Young Revelstoke athlete shines at Special Olympics BC

Yorke Parkin shares his inspiring story as an athlete with Noonan Syndrome

Yorke Parkin on the podium after finishing first in his category at the Special Olympics BC Alpine Skiing Regional Qualifiers. (Contributed by Bex Parkin)
The northern lights over Revelstoke on April 9. (Felix Gerz photo)

B.C. skies to come alive with more northern lights in the next 3 years: Scientists

Scientists say an increase in geometric storms will result in more aurora borealis

The northern lights over Revelstoke on April 9. (Felix Gerz photo)
The blockade on the Columbia River Bridge in Revelstoke on April 9. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

Two more arrests made as protesters block Highway 1 in Revelstoke

Save Old Growth protesters blocked Highway 1 at Columbia River Bridge for 10 minutes

  • Apr 9, 2022
The blockade on the Columbia River Bridge in Revelstoke on April 9. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

The Scoop: News that made headlines this week

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

The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
The Penticton Art Gallery, led by curator Paul Crawford (middle) received a $5000 grant to support their Ignite the Arts Festival. (Logan Lockhart, Western News)

Multiculturalism grants support anti-racism initiatives across Okanagan

The program has provided $300,000 in grants to tackle racism while supporting systemic change

The Penticton Art Gallery, led by curator Paul Crawford (middle) received a $5000 grant to support their Ignite the Arts Festival. (Logan Lockhart, Western News)
Highway 1, about 30 km east of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)
Highway 1, about 30 km east of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)
Protesters holding a sign on the Columbia River Bridge on Wednesday morning. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

Two arrests made following protest blocking Highway 1 in Revelstoke

Save Old Growth protesters blocked Highway 1 at Columbia River Bridge for 40 minutes

  • Apr 6, 2022
Protesters holding a sign on the Columbia River Bridge on Wednesday morning. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

The Scoop: News that made headlines this week

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

The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)