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by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Jan 11 2017

<p>Black Jack&#39;s&nbsp; 16-year-old Remi Drolet&nbsp; won first place in the Junior Men&#39;s Classic Mass Start 10-kilometer race with a time of 31:41.5, out of 156 racers from five countries who finished the race.&nbsp; Remi&#39;s age actually puts him in the &quot;Junior Boy&quot; category, so he was &quot;racing up&quot; against competitors...

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Dec 21 2016

Over two hundred athletes traveled to Rossland from across Canada, with representatives from Brazil, and Portugal, and several from the United States.  Team coaches came along, and some family members accompanied young athletes.  Despite early worries about snow depth, there was enough, and skiers reported good conditions.  There were some cold noses on Saturday the 17th, when the temperature...

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Dec 14 2016

With seven billion and counting on this little planet, space in some places is at a premium.  We're so lucky here in BC's southern interior -- we aren't overly crowded.  And yet, we still compete for space.  Space for recreation in the back-country in some areas is highly contentious, with horse-back riders, hikers, skiers, snowshoers, sledders, dirt bikers, mountain bikers (including fat...

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 24 2016

- Files courtesy Castlegar Rebels Fan Club Facebook page (click here to visit)

The Castlegar Rebels top trio of Ed Lindsey, John Moeller, and Logan Styler put nine points on the board as the Rebels defeated the Nelson Leafs...

by CBT on Tuesday Nov 22 2016

The Editor says: Recreation groups -- need money? Read this press release from CBT and sharpen your wits and your pencils.

Columbia Basin Trust is once again looking to provide funding support  to groups and organizations wanting to create new or upgrade existing recreation amenities in your area. This funding can be used for outdoor and indoor sport and recreation facilities...

by Contributor on Wednesday Nov 16 2016

Just in time for the coming ski season, the Castlegar Nordic Ski Club has completed the installation of two new ski trail bridges at the Paulson Ski Trails, located along highway 3 near the Paulson summit, 32 km. west of Castlegar.  The new bridges replace old log structures crossing Big Sheep Creek on the club’s Short-Loop and Mid-Loop trails.  Both bridges, which were designed by SNT...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 08 2016

Basketball kicked off a little earlier than in past years as Men’s League hoops returned to the Heritage City for the first time in decades with the arrival of the West Kootenay Men’s Basketball League.

Three Nelson teams — Empire Coffee, Kootenay Lake Electrical and Nelson Toyota — joined teams in Castlegar, Rossland, Trail and Northport, Wash., to form the eight-team league.

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by Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Nov 08 2016

Here in southern BC, it is still alarmingly warm for skiers awaiting snow.  It rains, or the sun shines, and we wait, and look at a thin bit of white decorating local mountain-tops, and look askance at the thermometer registering over 12 degrees C. -- or whatever well-above-freezing, balmy temperature it happens to be at the moment.  

While we wait and hope, here's a story about snow...

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