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Nelson climbers raise racism awareness with video

Tula and Tosh Sherkat and Rossland director Liam Barnes collaborated on the video

KIJHL sets season starting date of October 2, 2020

Teams to move to move forward with the scheduling and delivery of summer camps and programs under the guidance of the league and BC Hockey

Canada West cancels fall sports due to COVID-19

B.C. student athletes at seven universities impacted by cancellation, more cancellations possible

RDCK closes all indoor recreational facilities until at least August 18

The district said closures are necessary to meet financial plan and to deliver safe programming

Angler incentive project launched on Kootenay Lake

Anglers are encouraged to keep their catch on Kootenay Lake and enter a chance to win big prizes

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Injured Humboldt Broncos players back to physio after COVID-19 lockdown
Canucks say Vancouver won't be NHL hub city
B.C. premier says PM has proposal making Vancouver hub city for NHL in Western Canada
2020 BC Winter games wrap-up

Rock climbing group receives $30,000 grant to help purchase land in Castlegar

The Association of West Kootenay Rock Climbers has been raising funds to buy Waterline for over year

Castlegar Skating Club creates video to help spread unity during COVID-19 crisis

Skating members throw shirt over 20 times to each other in video through series of clips

Castlegar Skating Club creates video to help spread unity during COVID-19 crisis

Skating members throw sweater over 20 times to each other in video through series of clips

KIJHL looking for government assistance to keep sticks on the ice

Commissioner says league may not continue without support

Organizers cancel 2020 Grand Forks International baseball tournament due to COVID-19

Dr. Bonnie Henry has said that it is “unrealistic” to expect large events to go ahead this summer

Birchbank Golf Course files for receivership

The Receiver General plans to keep Birchbank Golf Course open and operational when safe to do so

Selkirk Saints add two key players to roster for upcoming season

Goaltender Jake Anthony and forward Carson Erhardt have officially joined the team

West Kootenay couple escapes Spain – safe, sound, and in self-isolation

BC couple Garrett Kucher and Tory Apostoliuk make it home after almost a week of lockdown in Spain

Columbia River guide raises funds for Australian wildfire relief

Dozen for Down Under has raised over $30,000 US in aid for Australia’s brushfire relief effort

Castlegar atoms take home championship

The Castlegar Atom Jr. Rebels No. 1 have won the West Kootenay championship.

World Women’s Curling Championship in Prince George cancelled due to COVID-19

Another international sporting event has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak

West Kootenay Zone curling team captures bronze at BC Masters

Kootenay Team Bill van Yzerloo curls to podium finish at the BC Master’s curling championship

Castlegar STARSkaters earn eight medals at regionals

Sarah Cousins, Jordan Singer and Taylor Singer joining Kootenay Regional Team for STARSkate Finals.

  • Mar 7, 2020

Minor penalty for coach roughing player irks Castlegar parents

Minor hockey v-p quits in row over one-game suspension given to coach