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by Sara Golling on Wednesday Apr 18 2018

Rossland City Council met on April 17 to discuss the applications for Community Initiatives Program (CIP) grants, and to make recommendations about which organization should get how much. All Council members were present except Marten Kruysse and Andrew Zwicker.

Mayor Moore opened the meeting by expressing appreciation for all the groups who contribute...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Apr 16 2018

Kimberley Dynamiters won the bronze medal at the Cyclone Taylor Cup Sunday in Richmond.

The Nitros blasted Campbell River Storm 7-1 to conclude the Provincial Junior B Championship on a winning note.

Host Richmond Sockeyes won the Provincial crown by stopping the Delta Ice Hawks 5-1.

James Farmer scored a hat-trick to pace the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Apr 08 2018

The terrific playoff run by the Trail Smoke Eaters came to an end Friday in Wenatchee, Wash.

A four-goal second period, including two tallies from playoff leading scorer Jasper Weatherby, propelled the Wenatchee Wild to a 6-1 home win over the Trail Smoke Eaters in the Interior Division Final.

The 4-1 best-of-seven series win powers the Wild into the Fred Page Cup BCHL Finals...

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 27 2018

The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack soccer program has had a fair bit of success recruiting out of the Kootenays in recent years.  One of the ‘Packs top players on the men’s team is Mitchell Popadynetz out of Nelson, BC.

Now the women’s program is hoping they have found another talented player out of Nelson with the announcement that they have signed 5’5” Julia Burkart.

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by Trail Champion on Monday Mar 26 2018

The achievements and successes of the RMC Paladins varsity athletes were highlighted during the annual Varsity Awards Ceremony, which took place on March 21.

Trail’s own Riley Brandt from the Paladins hockey team is the first rookie to claim the Tommy Smart Cup as the RMC Male Athlete of the Year since legendary basketball player Kevin Dulude, who was on hand to present the award 17...

by Contributor on Monday Mar 26 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters would like to announce the commitment of Jimmy Darby from North Vancouver. The 6’2”, 210-lb defenseman has played the past two seasons for the Vancouver Northwest Giants of the BC Major Midget League, where he helped the Giants reach the playoffs, registering 20 points and 101 penalty minutes in 39 games.

Darby, who will be suiting up as a 17-year-old next season...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Mar 23 2018

Cooper Page scored eight minutes into the second overtime period to give the Kimberley Dynamiters a 2-1 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Playoff victory over the Nelson Leafs Friday night at the NDCC Arena.

The win gives Kimberley a 4-2 decision in the best-of-seven Kootenay Conference Final.

The Dynamiters now await the winner of the Okanagan Shuswap Conference series...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Mar 20 2018

The Kootenay Conference Final is now a best-of-three affair.

Kimberley Dynamiters scored three power play goals en route to a 5-2 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Playoff victory over the Nelson Leafs Tuesday before a pack house at the NDCC Arena.

The best-of-seven Conference Final, tied at 2-2, now shifts to the Bavarian City Thursday for Game five.

Game six is...

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