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Melanson makes it three in a row at Sunflower Open

By Bruce FuhrThe Nelson Daily SportsIf this keeps up Jordan Melanson may have a difficult time getting a tee time at a local tournament.The Granite Pointe golfer found the winner’s circle for the third consecutive time, capturing the recent 2011 Sunflower Open at the Castlegar Golf Club.Melanson shot a 2-under-par 142 to win...

Taylor uses big stick to claim Champion Lakes stop on Zone One West Kootenay Juinor Golf circuit

By The Nelson Daily SportsThere’s another Taylor making waves on the golf circuit, albeit the Zone One West Kootenay Junior tour.But a win is a win wherever you play.Nolan Taylor, the brother of Portland State sensation Lauren Taylor, used his superior ball-striking to edge Tanner Kopan of Christina Lake to capture the Champion...

Big Bad Bruins back in Stanley Cup Final, slow Canucks drive with 8-1 shellacking in Beantown

Somewhere in the Heritage City the two Joe’s, Mario and, of course, David from The Grand Merchants Beer and Wine store, are smiling from ear to ear.The Boston Bruins took advantage of some opportunistic breaks in the second period to climb back into the Stanley Cup Final with a resounding 8-1 shellacking of the Vancouver...

Melanson gets better of Coletti for second straight tourney, captures Men's Qualifier

For the second week in a row Jordan Melanson got the better of his Granite Pointe teammate.Melanson shot a 1-under-par 71 to edge Josh Coletti by a stroke to claim the title at the Zone One West Kootenay Men’s Qualifying Tournament Sunday at Granite Pointe.The captain of the Simon Fraser University Men's golf team out dueled...

Out There: Soulful, sunny and serene. Nature's symphony provides the soundtrack to some May 2-4 turns

Victoria Day long weekend. The May two-four. The unofficial start of summer. Cottages are opened, tent trailers are pulled out and RV’s take to the highway. It’s really the first great escape of the year for many Canadians; The first chance to truly shed the shackles of hibernation and re-emerge into the outdoors.   A timely...

Decade long quest for a Skatepark nears completion

With continued participation from the community and a little bit of luck, by the middle of next week Rossland will have chosen its preferred skate park location. Since the Rossland Skatepark Association’s last meeting in January, the first part of a re-launched site selection process, much work has been done. That first meeting...

Gnarlie’s girls leave the Brutal Babes in their angel dust

With a sold out arena of 800-plus costumed, red and raucous fans the country’s largest roller derby league kicked off the season in style. Before the loud and supportive crowd rocking the Rossland Arena the Gnarlie’s girls put their hard work to the test and bested Salmo’s Babes of Brutality to kick off the season with a...

Bring on the Brutal Babes - Derby fever sweeps the Kootenays as the roller girls return

The largest roller derby league in Canada is skating into its first official season with a double-header in Rossland April 16th. The West Kootenay Women’s Roller Derby League presents “The Quads Must Be Crazy,” featuring a bout between Salmo’s Babes of Brutality and Rossland’s Gnarlie’s Angels.   The derby girls fought hard...

Going out on top: George Grey calls it a career after taking home three gold medals at nationals

In a town mostly known for its alpine sports champions, George Grey has helped put Nordic skiing on the map both locally and nationally. As he crossed the finish line in Canmore last week for the last time in his competitive career, Grey was, needless to say, a little misty-eyed as he embraced his father in a show of thanks...

Arena too expensive, councillor suggests

Welcome to Canada, where even the most battered-looking small-town arena has a formidable hold on the heartstrings of citizens. But could maintaining such a structure prove too costly? One city councillor suggests so.   “We're being nickel and dimed on the arena,” said councillor Laurie Charlton at a lengthy committee meeting...

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