Jim Bailey

Community Futures’ inspired Kootenay Sport Fishing Project is in the early stages of building a web portal to the world that will help promote angling in the Columbia River and area, grow current businesses, and create new opportunities. Jim Bailey photo.

Community Futures launches Kootenay Sports-Fishing Project

Community Futures initiative focuses on building sports-fishing tourism on the Columbia River

Community Futures’ inspired Kootenay Sport Fishing Project is in the early stages of building a web portal to the world that will help promote angling in the Columbia River and area, grow current businesses, and create new opportunities. Jim Bailey photo.
The combined Kootenay Savings Super League seniors team of skip Myron Nichol, third Bill van Yzerloo, second Garry Beaudry and Lead Rich Faunt dominated the Kootenay Senior Men’s Regional Playdowns this past weekend in Grand Forks, going undefeated, and earning the right to compete in the BC Senior Men’s Playdowns in Duncan later this month. (Submitted)

Nichol rink advances to provincial curling championship

Super League curlers team up for provincial berth in the Senior Curling Championship

The combined Kootenay Savings Super League seniors team of skip Myron Nichol, third Bill van Yzerloo, second Garry Beaudry and Lead Rich Faunt dominated the Kootenay Senior Men’s Regional Playdowns this past weekend in Grand Forks, going undefeated, and earning the right to compete in the BC Senior Men’s Playdowns in Duncan later this month. (Submitted)
CBT holds trans-boundary pike forum

CBT holds trans-boundary pike forum

CBT hosted the first trans-boundary collaboration that dealt with the spread of northern pike.

CBT holds trans-boundary pike forum
The Beaver Valley Nitehawks defeated the Chase Heat 5-2 on Thursday to sweep the best-of-five KIJHL final series.

Beaver Valley Nitehawks soar to KIJHL title, prep for Cyclone

The Nitehawks beat the Heat with a 5-2 victory Thursday to capture the KIJHL and sweep Chase in the best-of-five series, 3-0.

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks defeated the Chase Heat 5-2 on Thursday to sweep the best-of-five KIJHL final series.

Two ‘local’ players selected in Bantam draft

A pair of players with Trail ties went one right after another in the 2015 WHL Bantam Draft on Thursday.

U16 Girls fastball: Strong showing for Kodiaks

The West Kootenay Kodiaks competed at the U16 B Girls Fastball Provincial championship in Prince George on the weekend

Kodiaks off to Futures fastball tournament

The West Kootenay Kodiaks head off to Surrey to play against the best teams in the west.

A fly angler poised precariously on a large boulder casts into an eddy near Rock Island on the Columbia River earlier this week.

Columbia River collaboration

Two area fly-fishing aficionados are teaming up to make the Mighty Columbia River more accessible to local and visiting anglers.

A fly angler poised precariously on a large boulder casts into an eddy near Rock Island on the Columbia River earlier this week.
Castlegar Rebels #17-Darren Medeiros is denied by Kings goalie Michael Hails Thursday

Little consolation for Castlegar Rebels

The KIJHL champion Castlegar Rebels were eliminated from contention after heartbreaking back-to-back losses at the Cyclone Taylor Cup.

Castlegar Rebels #17-Darren Medeiros is denied by Kings goalie Michael Hails Thursday

West Kootenay Fishing Report

The West Kootenay Fishing Report is a supplement appearing every second Thursday of the month.

Rebels stick around, win in OT

The Castlegar Rebels prolonged the Neil Murdoch Division title series against Beaver Valley with a 4-3 double-overtime win.

Beaver Valley comes back to win in OT

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks won Game 2 of the Neil Murdoch Division title over Castlegar Rebels 5-4 in overtime.

Beaver Valley prevails in Game 1

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks played a punishing style of hockey as they got by the Castlegar Rebels 4-1 in game one of the division final.

Eric Chernoff hit eight 3-pointers including this one

Castlegar, Mota to tip off in final

An intense evening of hoops hit the hard court at the J. L. Crowe gymnasium Wednesday.

Eric Chernoff hit eight 3-pointers including this one
Reese Tambellini of the Nelson Tier 3 Pee Wees tries to beat Rossland-Trail goalie Brett Watson. While Watson stopped this shot he couldn’t stop a relentless Leaf attack as they skated to a convincing 6-2 win over the Rossland-Trail Pee Wee Smokies at the Cominco Arena Monday.

Leafs even pee-wee series

After getting burned by the Rossland-Trail Tier 3 Pee Wee Smoke Eaters, the Leafs returned the favour in the Smokies’ barn on Monday.

Reese Tambellini of the Nelson Tier 3 Pee Wees tries to beat Rossland-Trail goalie Brett Watson. While Watson stopped this shot he couldn’t stop a relentless Leaf attack as they skated to a convincing 6-2 win over the Rossland-Trail Pee Wee Smokies at the Cominco Arena Monday.
The Castlegar Rebels delivered the dagger in OT

Rebels stun Hawks in late comeback

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks won two of three this week but still couldn’t find a way to beat their bitter rebel rival.

The Castlegar Rebels delivered the dagger in OT

School board balances hefty budget

School District 20’s board faced the difficult task of making further cuts…