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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...

by CBT on Thursday May 05 2016

Whether you enjoy lawn bowling or golf, take to the backcountry on foot, skis or bike, or prefer to hit a tennis ball or pickle ball, dozens of expansions, improvements and new developments to the spaces that keep you moving are on their way. Thanks to Columbia Basin Trust’s Recreation Infrastructure Grants, 42 projects around the region are getting over $3.5 million in support.


by Dr. Brenda Gill on Monday May 02 2016

Since the weather is warming up nicely and we’re already running and biking on the trails, I thought this would be a good time to talk about what to eat and use to enhance performance. This artricle and the next one will summarize and highlight foods and key ingredients that have research to back them, since there is a lot of misinformation out there about what works. This will improve what is...

by Contributor on Monday Apr 25 2016

Supporting local roller derby has never been so easy or delicious.

The Rossland Trail Roller Girls present RTRG’s Burger and Beer Fundraiser this Thursday at the team’s clubhouse, the Arlington Bar and Grill.

A $20 ticket includes a burger, fries and a draft beer any time that day from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. The event will also give ticketholders a chance to win...

by Bob Hall on Monday Apr 25 2016

The Selkirk College Saints Golf Camp is adding a new professional to its roster of instructors this summer—though he’s not a new face to the organization.

Garrett Kucher is returning to the golf camp for a fourth season as instructor, but this time it will also be as a professional golfer.

Kucher is a former Selkirk College student and member of the Saints hockey team during its...

by Contributor on Friday Apr 15 2016

Nelson & District Credit Union member Darrin Jones, standing in the middle in the picture above, was the happy recipient of a 2016-2017 RED season pass, compliments of the Rossland community branch of Nelson & District Credit Union - Early Bird Contest that has been running in conjunction with the RED Mountain Resort - Early Bird Ski Pass Sale.

Darrin signed up for his NDCU Ski...