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by Contributor on Friday Jun 01 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters head to the Lower Mainland to host their last identification camp of the off-season, from June 8 to 10, at Planet Ice in Delta, BC.

Registrants will compete for a spot in the team's main camp, where they may earn a roster spot in the Interior Division of the BCHL, where the most NCAA Scholarships are awarded.

The three-day camp includes three games and a...

by Contributor on Wednesday May 30 2018

The Dam City Rollers are moving into their final roller derby game of the season this weekend when they take on the Penticton Pistoleras Roller Derby team.

The action takes place at Selkirk College Gymnasium Saturday - doors open at 6 p.m. with the first whistle blown at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $10 for adults or $5 with a food bank donation. Children 12 and under...

by Boundary Sentinel on Friday May 25 2018

There’s been another casualty due to the Great Flood of 2018.

On its Facebook Page Friday, the Grand Forks International Baseball Committee said it is cancelling the 2018 Tournament due to the spring flooding that has devastated the Boundary City this spring.

“The Grand Forks International Committee is saddened to make the difficult decision to Cancel this year’s Grand Forks...

by Contributor on Tuesday May 22 2018

By Ethan Linck, for High Country News (republished with permission)

The twin summits of the mountain that U.S. Geological Survey Capt. George Davidson called “The Brothers” are 60 miles from Seattle on the far side of Puget Sound. From my office in the biology department at the University of Washington, I can just see their upper...

by Contributor on Wednesday May 16 2018

The Kootenay Robusters Dragon Boat team cancelled practices because of high water, wave action and high levels of debris on the lake, but paddlers from Rossland, Trail and Castlegar  been driving over  almost daily since flooding began, to help flood-afflicted areas by filling sandbags. They're still getting a good core workout, using shovels instead of paddles -- and helping local communities...

by Contributor on Tuesday May 01 2018

The MS Bike – West Kootenay Challenge returns for its seventh annual event this August 18 and 19 to cyclists ready to take on the road for a good cause.

Veering from tradition, the annual event will not follow the 222 kilometre Kokanee Glacier loop as in years past. Instead, cyclists will start and finish each day of the ride in Nelson, taking the scenic route to Cresent Valley on the...

by Trail Champion on Friday Apr 27 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters are pleased to announce Jeff Tambellini has been hired as the team’s next General Manager and Head Coach.

Tambellini spent 12 seasons playing professional hockey, which included stints with the Los Angeles Kings, New York Islanders, Vancouver Canucks and the Swedish Hockey League. The Port Moody native is familiar with the BCHL,...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Apr 26 2018

Nelson Youth Soccer is hosting a special showing of Rise and Shine, the Jay DeMerit Story, Wednesday, May 2 at the Selkirk College.

The film is a true story of Jay DeMerit, a young American’s impossible journey from college to a professional soccer career.

After college, DeMerit's dream of playing pro soccer in Europe seemed unreachable. Sleeping in an attic, painting...

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