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by Tyler Austin Bradley on Wednesday Aug 18 2010

 The new arena roof is pretty stellar.  You’ve probably seen it from the outside by now, all metal sheathed, sleek, smooth and buttoned up tight.  It’s gorgeous. The inside is great, too, and it was the ceiling I found myself studying last night (Tuesday, Aug. 17) as our local Rossland roller derby team, “Gnarlies’ Angels”, and...

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Jul 07 2010

 Finally! A good news story involving local youth, and we have our own 20-year-old Luke Walker to thank. Walker was a fifth-round draft pick for the Colorado Avalanche last week, realizing a lifelong dream and following in his father's footsteps.

“I didn't really have any goals, other than to play in the NHL,” said Walker, who was a good student with good grades when he graduated from...
by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Jul 01 2010

The 2010 Pharmasave Christina Lake Triathalon was challenging for the participants, but worth all their hard work. There were individual participants from youth to seniors, and teams took a run at the prizes too. Biking the hill up from the townsite, swimming the lake, and running the course on a hot day worked up a sweat for the treats served up by the Grand Forks Rotary Club at the end of...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 30 2010

This summer, Whitewater Ski Resort plans to install its new Glory Ridge Chair. The chair was formerly identified as the BS1 lift in the Master Plan, and will service the terrain currently referred to as the Backside. “The mountain crew, in cooperation with mother nature, hope to have the lift ready to load as conditions permit this coming season” says General...

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Jun 30 2010

 Local hockey fans can now track more than just one Castlegar hockey hero in the NHL – the Oilers' Shawn Horcoff will now have to share the local limelight with Luke Walker, 20, who was fifth-round draft choice for the Colorado Avalanche.

Walker is following in the footsteps of hockey dad Gordie Walker, who played in 31 NHL games with the New York Rangers and Los Angeles...
by Contributor on Tuesday Jun 15 2010

 The Kootenay South U13 girls select soccer team headed to Nelson on June 12 for a three-team round robin play down to determine the Kootenay Columbia provincial representative. The first sunny day in weeks seemed to be a sign of good things to come.

The Saints had their work cut out for them in game one ,as in six previous meetings they failed to score a single goal versus a well -...
by Contributor on Monday Jun 14 2010

 Organizers of Raid the North Extreme, the week-long expedition race which was to take place in the West Kootenays from Sept. 4 to 12, have decided to reschedule the race until late summer 2011, in order to take advantage of opportunities to make the event, and its impact on the region, as great as possible.

“We’re really encouraged by the support from racers, volunteers and partners...
by Contributor on Friday Jun 04 2010


Friends of the Castlegar Skatepark is proud to be presenting the Castlegar Skateboard Jam on June 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Castlegar Rotary Skatepark. This is event four of the 2010 Kootenay Skateboard Series here in the Kootenays.

On the day, spectators will be able to watch some amazing skateboarding with participants coming to Castlegar from all around the Kootenay...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 02 2010

The Selkirk Saints Athletic program is gearing up for the 6th installment of the annual golf camp that is quickly gaining notoriety across B.C.
“We have strived to create an excellent opportunity for youth to come together for an incredible week of golf instruction, fun and enjoyment,” says Kim Verigin, Selkirk College Athletic director and camp coordinator. “This camp allows us to...

by Harvey Oberfeld on Monday May 17 2010

 Is it my imagination or are the NHL refs favoring the U.S. teams when they play Canadian teams? This radical thought crossed my mind last year during the playoffs: it just seemed to me that whenever I watched a Canadian team in the NHL playoffs come up against ANY U.S. contender, the refs were tougher on the Canadian teams when calling penalties.

That feeling has returned to me this...

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