Dec. 12 proclaimed Christine Sinclair Day

Dec. 12 will be proclaimed Christine Sinclair Day in B.C. to recognize the extraordinary career and outstanding achievements in sport of the Canadian women’s soccer legend. “Dec. 12 is a day for our province to celebrate the extraordinary career of Christine Sinclair and her unparalleled contributions to soccer, both on and off the field,” said […]

RED: A new, improved, FREE ski shuttle

RED Mountain has announced a new, revamped, FREE ski bus for the 2023/24 winter season. The new bus will be larger, accommodating up to 44 passengers, and it will run seven days a week, from 7:00 AM to 6:30 PM, transporting skiers, workers and day-trippers between downtown Rossland and RED. The new shuttle will have […]

Brian DeBiasio to be inducted into Golf Hall of Fame of BC

Former Granite Pointe golfer Brian DeBiasio was recently welcomed into the Golf Hall of Fame of BC. DeBiasio, who was a former administrator in the Kootenay Lake School District at L.V. Rogers High School before retiring and moving to Vancouver Island, joins Craig Doell of Victoria, Shelly Stouffer of Nanoose Bay and the late Ron […]

Bruno Campese Bringing Stanley Cup to Nelson on October 15

The Stanley Cup victory tour for the Vegas Golden Knights will touch down in the West Kootenay on October 15 with a visit from Nelson-raised Bruno Campese. One of the most legendary trophies in all of sport has been crisscrossing the globe since the Knights defeated the Florida Panthers in June to claim the franchise’s […]

Team Kootenay Chaos claims Provincial SloPitch Championship

The Slopitch Team of women from the West Kootenay recently added their names to the local history books by capturing the SloPitch National Women’s Provincial Championship. Earlier this month, a group of 13 women from Kaslo, Nelson and Warfield, with only a handful of practices under their respective belts, made the journey to Chilliwack to […]


With submissions by the Rossland Curling club Fire has invaded and disrupted – even ended — so many lives recently, in BC and around the world – and so far Rossland has been very fortunate, suffering only a few days of dense smoke.  We can all be grateful for that, even as we send donations […]

Smoke Eaters Bolster Blueline With Addition Of Kennedy

The Smoke Eaters are excited to announce the addition of defenceman Jack Kennedy for next season!   Kennedy, from Granby, Massachusetts is coming off a championship season with Avon Old Farms School, winning the Elite 8 title at the NESPAC (New England Preparatory School Athletic Council) Prep tournament. The 18-year-old,...

Dam City to Slay on April Fools Day, Roller Derby Returns to West Kootenay Turf

The Castlegar Dam City Rollers are ready to slay the competition at their 13th anniversary game Saturday, April 1st when they take on the Penticton Pistoleras.   April Fools’ Slay is no joke; it’s a much-anticipated all-ages, family-friendly roller derby smash-up rolling into Selkirk College Gymnasium at full throttle.   “Fans...

Smoke Eaters To Face Vees In First Round OF BCHL Playoffs

The Trail Smoke Eaters are into the BCHL Playoffs, presented by Shaw and their first round opponent and dates have been confirmed. For the second consecutive year the Smoke Eaters will battle the Penticton Vees for a spot in the second round. The series will begin on March 31 in Penticton, with the Vees hosting games one and...

Throw Back Bonspiel -- for everyone who can curl!

The Rossland Curling Club has something special for every skill level at Winter Carnival.  On January 29, everyone who can curl (at all!) is invited to be part of the one-day "Throw Back"  '80s-themed Bonspiel, for fun and prizes. Note:  the poster (below) says registration is required by January...

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