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by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Jul 19 2017

Seventeen riders took part in the inaugural Rossland Century road cycling event on Saturday, July 15, organized by Steve Langley. It was a trial run, and Langley was surprised that so many riders turned out for it. He says he wanted it to be "a very special challenge that would attract riders from outside the area, who want to test themselves against the long, grinding climbs...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jul 04 2017

Balfour Golf Club professional Craig Wilkinson is a great supporter of finding a cure for ALS.

So much, that last week (June 26) Wilkinson golfed 200 holes in the sunrise to sunset fundraiser to support of those living with ALS, playing for 11 hours, 27 minutes, and 26 seconds to achieve the mark.

Wilkinson began the day at 6 a.m., finished with six round scores of  69, 70, 73,...

by Boundary Sentinel on Monday Jul 03 2017

The Seattle-Cheney Studs scored the winning run in the bottom of the 10th to walk off the Alaska Goldpanners 3-2 in the final of the 2017 Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament Sunday under sunny skies at James Donaldson Stadium.

The victory earned the Studs the grand prize in the money baseball tournament while the Goldpanners took home second place cash.

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by Sara Golling on Tuesday Jun 27 2017

Rossland's outdoor pool is open, and will celebrate its 85th birthday this August.  This community amenity was built by volunteers and first opened on August 7, 1932. To see a short video made five years aqo for its 80th birthday, with interesting details about the pool's history, click this link

To see the pool's schedule,...

by Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Jun 27 2017

Update, July 3, 2017:

On Friday, June 30, the climbing team made it to within 60 vertical metres of the summit of Mount Logan, but were prevented from reaching the peak by severe white-out conditions. They exercised caution, and retreated to Camp Five, their highest camp on the mountain.

The following day, they descended to Camp Three, again in white-out...

by David Suzuki on Wednesday Jun 21 2017

Two hundred years ago this month, an environmental and fuel crisis inspired one of our greatest inventions — a device so simple, efficient and useful that it’s turning out to be part of the solution to today’s environmental and fuel crises.

As a Treehugger article explains, the eruption of Indonesia’s Mount Tambora in April 1815 spewed so much ash and sulphur dioxide into the...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jun 20 2017

Submitted by Pamela Sabo

Interested in finding out more about the Cowboy Mounted Shooters Association of BC?

Then don't miss the The demonstration set for Canyon Park, Canyon, BC from 9 – 9:45 am on Canada Day — Saturday, July 1st, 2017.

The, CMSABC, nearing its second anniversary of the creation of this non-profit society and this was...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jun 19 2017

May was a busy month for us on the water, and June has started out with a bang.  Still lots of inconsistent weather, but we’ve managed to fish through it all.  

Here’s the latest reports from Kerry Reed at Reel Adventures Sportfishing.

Kootenay Lake:

The month of May was a good month on Kootenay for fish numbers. We had lots of days with 10 – 20 fish...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 07 2017

Roller derby returns to Trail with a fierce west-versus-east showdown this Saturday (June 10) at the Cominco Arena.

The action hits the track at 6 p.m. (doors at 5 p.m.) when the Rossland Trail Roller Girls (RTRG) hosts the Bavarian Barbarians from Kimberley in the West + East Roller Derby Bout.

“This is the second time these two teams have come together to battle it out,”...

by Contributor on Sunday Jun 04 2017

The MS Bike – West Kootenay Challenge returns for its sixth annual event this August, accompanied by three Cinnamon Bun Run training rides this summer, helping participants get back in the saddle.  
 
The first Cinnamon Bun Run training ride will be held on Saturday June 10, at 9 a.m. at Lakeside Park in Nelson. Members of the MS Bike's organizing committee will lead the...

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