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by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 26 2016

Anaheim Ducks forward (and former Castlegar Rebel) Shawn Horcoff has been suspended for 20 games, without pay, for violating the terms of the NHL/NHLPA Performance Enhancing Substances Program.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, the suspension is accompanied by mandatory referral to the NHL/NHLPA Program for Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health for evaluation and...

by Sara Golling on Saturday Jan 23 2016

The Sonny Samuelson Bobsled Race is also a fundraiser for the Rossland Skatepark Association (RSA)  this year.   Registration for the bobsled race  is easier than ever now because it has moved on-line.

RSA board member Barry McLane said,  "We approached race organizer Kelly Acheson with the idea of having race teams collect donation pledges for the skatepark, leading up to this year's...

by Contributor on Monday Jan 18 2016

The Canadian Cancer Society is inviting snowboarders, alpine and nordic skiers and all people who love to play in the snow to the 4th Annual Slopes for Hope Red Mountain Resort and Black Jack Ski Club event on Saturday, February 21, 2016.  Join us for this family friendly ski-a-thon in which participants attempt to ski or board the vertical distance of Mount Everest in one day...

by Contributor on Monday Jan 18 2016

There's lots to do in Rossland in the winter ... read on for inspiration.

RSS Programming for the Community!    Check out some of the 2016 programming at Rossland’s community school gym located at Rossland Summit School.  For more information please check the website at  www.rossland.ca Please register for Rossland Recreation...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jan 14 2016

Nelson's Julien Locke continues to ring in the New Year in style after the Black Jack skier won the gold medal at the Haywood NorAm World Junior and U23 Championships Thursday at Lappe Nordic Ski Centre near Thunder Bay, Ont.

Locke, who got his start in racing at the Nelson Nordic Ski Club, came from being the fifth qualifier to a...

by Contributor on Monday Jan 11 2016

Avalanche Awareness Day is planned for Saturday, January 16, 10 AM to 3 PM, outside the Base Lodge at Red Mountain Resort. This free event, hosted by Rossland & District Search and Rescue, offers hands-on avalanche safety gear clinics, competitions for kids, demonstrations, races, and prizes. Those interested should dress for the weather and wear warm...

by Bob Hall on Thursday Jan 07 2016

Students in Selkirk College’s School of Health & Human Services are starting the new year by giving back to peers who struggle to make ends meet while gaining an education.

Partnering with the student athletes on the Selkirk College Saints, the second annual food drive will take place on Friday (January 8) during an exhibition game against Williston State at the Castlegar Recreation...

by Sara Golling on Monday Jan 04 2016

On January 2, a group of well-equipped skiers enjoyed the fine conditions in the 5-Mile Bowl area behind Whitewater ski area.  Unfortunately, one suffered a knee injury and required rescue. Other members of the group were taking measures to evacuate their wounded friend because they feared that help from Seach and Rescue would be expensive, but the terrain was difficult, their efforts were...

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