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by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Aug 03 2016

New Castlegar Rebels head coach and general manager Bill Rotheisler has had a busy couple of weeks since taking control of the Castlegar Rebels.

The team is pleased to announce they’ve acquired the playing rights to 20-year-old Logan Styler from the Creston Valley Thunder Cats. In exchange, the Thunder Cats receive the playing rights to a pair of Forwards: 20-year-old, Tyler Barrett and...

by Brendan Quinn on Sunday Jul 31 2016

He lives in Rossland, but Nelson is his triathlon home.

Dallas Cain breezed to his eighth Heritage City triathlon title Sunday in the 2016 Nelson Cyswog’n’fun at the Lakeside Rotary Park.

The Ironman veteran overcame blowing winds and choppy waters on Kootenay Lake to finish the Olympic Distance course —  1.5 kilometer  swim, a 39 km bike ride and 10km run across the BOB (Big...

by Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Jul 19 2016

Golfers (and brave beginners who are willing to give it a try) can swing with the best of them at the Charity Golf Tournament at Redstone on August 6, and compete for prizes. 

There will be some sort of prize at every hole, and  some lucky, or highly skilled, or both, golfer could win a prize of $10,000 for getting a hole-in-one at a particular location...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday Jul 13 2016

Things are happening up in those hills, and if they aren't happening yet, they're being planned.  Here's an update for those who want to know.

Old, rat-infested shelters are being replaced with new, rodent-proof ones.   Many of us held those old, often tarp-covered "huts" dear,  nurturing our memories of cosy warmth,  socializing and chewing on slightly scorched cheese sandwiches  after...

by Contributor on Monday Jul 04 2016

The Castlegar Rebels are pleased to announce that Bill Rotheisler has been named Head Coach and General Manager.

Rotheisler, who worked as an Associate Coach with the KIJHL’s Creston Valley ThunderCats last season, brings an impressive junior hockey resume to the Rebels. He’s served as Head Coach and General Manager of the KIJHL's Princeton Posse and the VIJHL's Comox Valley Glacier...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jun 21 2016

The Vancouver Chapter of Cystic Fibrosis Canada is pleased to host the 11th Annual GearUp4CF charity ride to help raise funds for critical cystic fibrosis (CF) research and care. GearUp4CF is a cycling event with multiple distance categories that takes place between Vancouver and Banff from June 18 - 26, 2016. It is a fully supported ride with support vehicles, accommodations, and...

by Contributor on Monday May 16 2016

Kootenays -  Calling all cyclists –new and experienced: Bike to Work Week 2016 is approaching!  A provincial initiative taking place May 30 to June 5, 2016, Bike to Work Week encourages everyone to commit to commuting to work by bicycle for a week. 

According to event organizer Mike Kent, “We encourage everyone to join us.  There are...

by Contributor on Tuesday May 10 2016

My name is Todd Shymko.  I'm 37 years old and have been snowboarding for over 25 years. I'm fit, active and have spent a reasonable amount of time in the outdoors since childhood, hiking, camping and snowshoeing. This is my story of  mistakes I made, and the results of those mistakes, and how Rossland Search and Rescue saved my life

I usually snowboard with a friend but on Thursday...