Revelstoke IS Halloween-town

By David F. Rooney

Revelstoke truly does embrace the annual Halloween celebration. There were people in costume everywhere you went it seemed on Wednesday — on the rainy city streets and in shops, supermarkets and schools across town.

Here are some of the scenes we photographed, including some young kids wearing costumes lovingly made by their moms and even one grandma. Enjoy:

Meet Brittany and Simon Martin’s son, Jude. He looked so much like Bam Bam from The Flintstones that it made sense that he would dress up as him. Jude loves his outfit and posed with enthusiasm for the picture. Parris Tippe photo


Here’s a great Downunder idea created by Anita Hallewas — a great Kangaroo and Joey costume modeled by her husband Blair and their 11-weekold son, Onyx as Kangaroo and Joey. Anita Hallewas photo
Young Aidan Lawrence and Anya Jones looked quite adorable in their little outfits. Suzanne Dupuis photo
Linda Chell sewed this costume for her son Kyle, 22 years ago. Last night she got out the sewing machine and fixed it up for her grandson, David. Mary Kline photo
Cheryl Katchur at Southside slips a little black (and fortunately plastic) onto one of the dragon breads baked as decorations by Georgina Chin. David F. Rooney photo
The staff — Tara, Patty, Tanya, Brenda and Jodie — at People’s Drug Mart loved getting dressed up and even pharmacist David Lafreniere donned his beloved Top Gun uniform for this year’s Halloween. David F. Rooney photo
Cooper’s Manager Ben Harrack is always a good sport and showed his comedic side on Halloween. We especially liked his footwear. David F. Rooney photo
Cowgirl Kristin Morrow was ready for anything — even calf roping — at Cooper’s on Wednesday. David F. Rooney photo
Sharon MacGillivray was ready to clown around in Cooper’s Bakery Department. David F. Rooney photo
Lisa Sutherland was a great looking flapper from the 1920s. David F. Rooney photo
Lloyd Keates was ready to ride the range. David F. Rooney photo
Heather Sutherland and Patti Sproull were studies in black and white. David F. Rooney photo
Columbia Park Elementary students Austyn Martens, Maya McDowell and Jessica McIntyre were all dressed up with somewhere to go: the school’s Halloween costume parade and judging. David F. Rooney photo
Teachers and kids were completely under the Halloween spell at Columbia Park Elementary. David F. Rooney photo
There were decorations all over the school, including this cute little pumpkin patch created from stones by the kids in Sue Leach’s Grade 5 class. David F. Rooney photo
Librarian Joan Holzer was tickled pink as she posed with Cat in the Hat Zoe Knuff at the Okanagan Regional Library’s Revelstoke branch. David F. Rooney photo
Meanwhile, the girls at the Modern were completely into Halloween. Even Josee Zimanye was udderly ready to celebrate. David F. Rooney photo
Across the street at Talisman Fibre and Trading proprietor Janet Pearson donned some uncanny plumage before posing with Lumberjack (Lumberjill?) Arial Kristman. David F. Rooney photo
And around the corner at Barton’s Insurance Sharlene Foisey was ready for hard work in her office.David F. Rooney photo
And at Pharmasave front counter and retail staff as well as the pharmacists in back were ready for anything — even Hans Mohr who got all dressed up as a gangster… or maybe the mayor of Montreal. David F. Rooney photo