News briefs you wanna know

If you love dogs and would like to see a dedicated dog park established here in town then you’ll want to attend the dog park meeting to be held at Conversations Coffee House on April 7 at 6:30 pm.

“We’re trying to see how many people would be interested in helping and trying to gather their ideas as well,” meeting organizer Jenn Howe.

If you have questions send Jenn an e-mail at


Global Television is showing a documentary about avalanche control programs in the Revelstoke area.

You can watch Snow War Saturday at 7 pm on 16×9 on Global.


Theatre-minded young people can indulge their love of the stage through a brand new Youth Theatre Project that gets underway on Tuesday, April 8 at 4 pm in the Drama Studio at RSS.

“This is an optional program and everyone is here to have fun, learn and be involved in something wonderful,” organizer Anita Hallewas said in an e-mail to The Current.

For more information about the Revelstoke Youth Theatre project please contact Anita Hallewas at


Auditions for the Second Annual Revelstoke’s Got Talent Contest are to be held Sunday, April 13, from 2 pm until 4 pm at the Knights of Pythias Castle on Third Street West next to the RCMP detachment.

The contest is to open to performers and bands of all ages. Registration costs $5 for individual performers and $10 for groups. Entry forms can be picked up at Chantilly Kitchen, Bed ‘n’ Bath, the Nomad and the A&W. There are some decent cash prizes for thr top performers — $600 for first prize, $300 for second and $200 for third.

The actual performance is to be held May 3 from 10 am until 2 pm downtown at First Street and Mackenzie Avenue.

For more information please contact Cheryl Fry at