by Trail Champion ... on Thursday Apr 27 2017

The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce the commitment of Cariboo Cougars forward, Daine Dubois for the 2017/18 season.

The product of Williams Lake tied for the BC Major Midget scoring title, posting 27 goals and 40 assists this past season. Dubois also led his team in playoff...

by Bob Hall on Thursday Apr 27 2017

The Selkirk College Saints have added a pair of highly regarded former junior players to the roster for the upcoming 2017-2018 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season.

Forward Michal Holub and defenceman Parker Wakaruk have committed to Selkirk College and will help...

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Apr 18 2017

The Selkirk College Saints have started the post-graduation rebuilding project and hockey fans will be familiar with the names on the back of the jerseys of two of the newest recruits.

Following in the strides of their older brothers, Brandon Sookro and Logan Kerner will pull on a Saints...

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Local equestrians wrap up solid season

Barb Nielsen rides Platinum, a young horse destined for future wins; Photo, submitted

Three local equestrians have hung their tack up for the winter following a very successful run in events across the province. Shawna Fojt, Mandy Nielsen and Barb Nielsen recently finished strong with an impressive showing at the Island 22 3-day event in Chilliwack B.C.

Rebels take Bruins to task in back-to-back games

Rebels take Bruins to task in back-to-back games

The Grand Forks Border Bruins have had their problems with the Castlegar Rebels this season. Major problems. Heading into this weekend’s home-and-home series against the ‘Gar, the Bruins had lost all three previous match-ups against the Rebels, being outscored 19-5 in 6-0, 7-2, and 6-3 losses. They didn’t buck the trend last weekend as the Bruins lost both games to their Kootenay Conference: Neil Murdoch Division rivals.

Bruins win gives hope for next games

Bruins forward Gary Mahesh, above, scored the game winning goal on Friday night as the Grand Forks Border Bruins defeated the Be

The Grand Forks Border Bruins improved their record to two wins and four losses by beating the Beaver Valley Nitehawks last Friday night since trading away Brent Lucente to the Peninsula Panthers of the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League. However, the Bruins were unable to climb closer to the .500 mark in the post-Lucente era, losing on both Saturday and Sunday.

The Bruins weekend play started with a bang Friday night as the Bruins welcomed the ‘Hawks to the Grand Forks Arena. Grand Forks put themselves on the board early scoring on their first two shots.

The Russians are coming...maybe

Hanna Creek Biathlon Range - Andrew Zwicker Photo

As part of an ongoing effort to lure international teams to Rossland for their pre-Olympic training, the Alpine City played the part of international host this week. A delegation for the Russian biathlon team, making a fast venue tour of potential pre-Olympic biathlon training sites, made a quick stopover in Rossland on Wednesday. The delegation included the head coach of the Russian men’s and women’s team, who was an Olympic medalist in the 1980s himself, and the communications director for the team.

Rossland's nordic community celebrates George Grey

Rossland's nordic community celebrates George Grey

On Saturday night, approximately 170 Rosslanders partied for a good cause at the "Celebration for George Grey" event at Red Resort. See the gallery of this event, kindly provided by Dave Cornelius.

"We raised about $8000 during the silent and live auctions for George," noted event organizer Susan van Asselt.  Donations to a fund for Grey were made by the Nelson and District Credit Union, Ferraro Foods, Gerick's Cycle, and the Black Jack ski club.

Head Lice and Pinworms: Unwanted Guests!

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It seems like at this time of year after getting back to school, I always have a few parents in with children who have contracted head lice and are asking what they can use to get rid of them and to not contract them as well.

"Hay fever" Season -Minimize those Annoying Symptoms


"Hay fever" is an allergic condition triggered by inhalant particles, usually pollens. The common symptoms are sneezing/snuffling/stuffed or runny nose, itchy/red or irritated eyes, sinus congestion, wheezing or shortness of breath and scratchy/itchy throat.

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