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by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 06 2010

Kootenay Lake:
The main lake is still going! As I said last month this is the best time of year to go fishing, and I haven’t been proven wrong yet.
November saw lots of big fish being caught again.  These fish have definitely put on the feedbags before the winter cold.  Rainbows up to 24 pounds and Dollies up to 15 pounds have been coming in...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Dec 05 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports

Generally the unofficial/opening day at Whitewater Ski Resort is a low-key opportunity for the staff to get a dry run of what is to be expected throughout the season.

However, Whitewater staff got more than they bargained for as a parking lot full of riders took advantage of great snow and sunny skies to...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 02 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Salmo Falcons, J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks and Stanley Humphries Rockers came away with titles as the West Kootenay Junior Volleyball season concluded Saturday with playoff weekend.

In Grand Forks, the mighty Falcons shook off a pesky home side to claim the Junior Girl’s title. Mount Sentinel Wildcats finished third in the tournament....

by Nelson Daily Editor on Thursday Dec 02 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

With the weekend opening of the Whitewater Ski Resort season one day away, an opening of another sort on the mountain is still gestating, says the hills’ general manager.

Brian Cusack said the master plan — finalized and adopted by Ministry of Tourism, Culture and the Arts in the beginning...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Dec 01 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Kootenay Ice sniper Luke Bertolucci is going to Halifax.

The Montrose native was selected to the Team B.C. U16 squad that will represent the province at the 2011 Canada Winter Games February 11-18 in the Nova Scotia capital.

“I think he’s going to be selected to the provincial team,” Kootenay Ice head coach Simon...

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 30 2010

 With more than 20 teams already registered for Raid the North Extreme 2011, organizers have decided to release the list of teams at

The internationally acclaimed expedition race will happen July 23 to 31, 2011, in the rugged and historic West Kootenays of BC.
Over six days non-stop, day-and-night, adventure athletes in four-person...
by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Nov 28 2010

There are now chairs hanging from the new Glory Ridge chair lift at Whitewater Ski Resort while another 10 centimetres of snow fell on the slopes on the weekend.

People were already up on the hill — trudging their way up and cavorting their way down — even though the hill is not officially scheduled to open until Friday, Dec. 3, and open fulltime on the weekend of Dec....

by Contributor on Wednesday Nov 24 2010
Christmas is just around the corner and soon everyone will be scrambling to pick up the perfect gifts for their kids. This year, why not give your 4th or 5th grader the opportunity to learn a new and exciting winter sport?
For the past 14 years, the Canadian Ski Council (CSC), in partnership with Forzani, has given nearly half a million children an...
by Teralee Trommeshauser on Monday Nov 22 2010

Since hitting a bit of a plateau in my workout regime, I’ve been putting together a new exercise program for myself. Harder, faster, and more blood, sweat, and tears. Ok not really with the blood and the tears, but definitely more sweat. 

Truthfully, I’ve been a bit lax on myself since starting my new business venture, but I figured that in order to get where I want to be in terms of...

by Teralee Trommeshauser on Tuesday Nov 09 2010

So there’s probably more than three things you should have every day, but for the well-being of those who are easily overwhelmed, let’s keep it simple. 

Number one! A smoothie. And not just any smoothie, a “green smoothie.” You may have heard the term floating around, and thought: Yes. Exactly what I want in my body - A strange, thick, green sludge of a drink. You may have thought...


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