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by Contributor on Monday Jul 19 2021

The first Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program (KLAIP) for younger anglers is happening very soon, so kids are encouraged to get their trout heads in the game.

Kids must submit their rainbow or bull trout heads to one of four local depots by the end of July to participate in the August 1, 2021 draw. 

The youth KLAIP is running for the summer. By fishing for rainbow and bull...

by Emanuel Sequeira KIJHL Director of Communications on Sunday Jul 11 2021

Thomas Skelton is impressed that he was able to finish his MindRight Ride for Mental Health.

He applauds everyone for getting on board to help blow past the goal of raising $10,000 for MindRight, earning $15,000 in donations.

More importantly, the Fernie Ghostriders associate coach and assistant GM is proud of the conversations struck on...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jun 21 2021

Traction on Demand in Nelson is partnering with Kootenay Mountain Biking and Cycling BC iRide to offer a summer camp like no other — Bikes’n Bytes.

The camp, which runs from August 16-20, 2021, is the best of both worlds for youth between the age of 9-12 in Nelson and area.

“By 2030, the demand for advanced IT and programming skills is...

by Emanuel Sequeira KIJHL Director of Communications on Monday Jun 14 2021

In a media release Monday, the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) announced approve a number of new measures and initiatives following a virtually hosted 2021 Annual General Meeting on Saturday, June 12th.

During the virtual meeting, league members covered a wide range of topics and approve a number of new measures and initiatives as the Junior B league looks to return...

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Friday Jun 11 2021

Eugene Volokhov of Balfour is one happy fisherman.

The Balfour resident recently was announced by the West Arm Outdoors Club and B.C. Wildlife Federation as the winner of the grand prize draw of the Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program. 

Volokhov is the grand prize winner of the Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program final draw, winning a sleek 18’ Kingfisher boat equipped with...

by City of Trail on Tuesday Jun 08 2021

Learn to skateboard for free, all summer! From July 6 to Aug. 26, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., Skatepark Hosts will be available at the Trail SK8 Park to offer free drop in skateboard coaching.

Trail Parks and Recreation and the Kootenay Savings Community Foundation are very excited to offer this community service to people of all...

by Benjamin Phillips on Monday Jun 07 2021
The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce the signing of 2001 born forward Teddy Lagerback for the upcoming BCHL season.

Lagerback, from Chanhassen, Minnesota played last season with the Waterloo Black Hawks of the USHL. Prior to that he was the captain of his high school prep team at Minnetonka High where he had 17 goals and 19 assists in 25 games. In the...

by Contributor on Friday May 14 2021

By Emanuel Sequeira, Director of Communications

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has approved the sale of the Grand Forks Border Bruins to local physician Dr. Mark Szynkaruk, who assumes ownership of the club from the community-owned Grand Forks Border Bruins Association.

“We’re very pleased to welcome Dr. Szynkaruk to the KIJHL and...