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by Sara Golling on Friday Apr 08 2016

BC's lone Green Party MLA, Andrew Weaver, has been busy lately.  He has proposed Bill M214 — Local Government Amendment Act, 2016, which would amend the Local Government Act by repealing parts of Section 8. Those parts were...

by Bob Hall on Monday Mar 21 2016

The Selkirk College Saints captured their fourth straight British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) championship on Saturday night with a 2-1 victory over the Trinity Western University Spartans before a packed house at the Castlegar & District Recreation Complex.

More than 800 hockey fans packed the Castlegar arena to watch the Saints clinch the best-of-three final...

by Rossland Telegraph on Monday Mar 21 2016

BlackJack skiers continue to excel.  At the Haywood 2016 Ski Nationals in Whitehorse, Yukon,   BlackJack's Remi Drolet won the Juvenile Boys  5km Classic, and  Chiaki Yamamoto placed second in the Junior Women's  5 km Classic.

In a field of 63 racers in the Junior Girls 5 km Classic, Michaela Mclean came in 15th and Sage Robine 17th -- good going, girls! 


by Bob Hall on Monday Mar 14 2016

It wasn’t supposed to be so tough, but playoff hockey is prone to unpredictable outcomes.

But when push came to shove, the defending British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League fought of a pesky University of Victoria Vikes to capture the best-of-three series Sunday night in Castlegar with a 3-1 victory.

“He [Vikes goaltender Scott Legault] had a good series for sure and we...

by Bob Hall on Monday Feb 22 2016

With three games remaining in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) regular season, the Selkirk College Saints hold the fate of home ice advantage for the post season in their own hands.

Coming off a pair of playoff-like contests against rival Simon Fraser University this past weekend at the Castlegar & District Recreation Centre, each team captured a victory...

by Rossland Telegraph on Monday Feb 15 2016

Soleil Patterson has been demonstrating  speed and skill to earn her place at the U18 Canadian National Alpine Championships in Collingwood, Ontario, February  23 to 26.   

At the most recent speed event at Kimberley Alpine Resort, Patterson racked up a win in Super-G, two silvers (one in Super-G, one in Downhill) a fourth- and a fifth-place in Downhilland Slalom respectively.    These...

by Contributor on Friday Feb 12 2016

Nick Deschenes, has been relieved of his duties as GM/Head Coach of the Trail Smoke Eaters effective immediately.  President, Tom Gawryletz, stated, “The team has been outscored by a margin of 22-3 in the last three games but more importantly, it is obvious that the players are not responding to him.”

Deschenes has...

by Sara Golling on Saturday Feb 06 2016

Snow conditions left a lot to be desired in the Outaouais region, but the skiers dealt with it.  Before the races, there had been rain and warm temperatures; on race day, the weather was fine -- sunny, and a bit below freezing.

Julien Locke of Rossland's BlackJack Ski Club won the sprint in the previous Buff race, and also in the US Nationals in January.

This time, Locke earned a...