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by Bruce Fuhr on Wednesday Dec 17 2014

It’s a deal that has been in the works, from Nelson’s perspective, for at least . . . well, a very long time.

Last week pen was put to paper as the Nelson Leafs acquired sniper Michael Rand from the Grand Forks Border Bruins for cash and future considerations.

Rand joined the team this week and, ironically, plays his first game in the Green and White against his former teammates...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Dec 14 2014

Keagan Jade scored eight points to lead the L.V. Rogers Junior Bombers to a 38-36 West Kootenay Boy’s Basketball win over Boundary Central of Midway Saturday afternoon in Grand Forks.

The contest was part of a three-team playday that also featured a team from the host Grand Forks Wolves.

LVR was up for most of the game, holding quarter leads of 11-2, 21-12 and 27-19 until...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Dec 13 2014

It was “ring up the points night” for the Green and White as the Nelson Leafs clobbered the Grand Forks Border Bruins 10-1 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Friday night in the Boundary City.

Matt MacDonald had a career game, finishing with six points, including a three-goal hat-trick, to lead the Leafs.

Nelson’s leading scorer Robson Cramer had four points...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Nov 26 2014

Despite lagging in the basement of the Murdoch Divison with seven wins in 26 games, the Border Bruins are proving points do not come easy against the Grand Forks-based franchise.

The Nelson Leafs needed overtime to secure the two points in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Tuesday in the Boundary City.

Robson Cramer scored his second of the game at four minutes...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Nov 23 2014

After spending three seasons in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League, mostly with the Grand Forks Border Bruins, Nelson product Coleton Dawson has given up the cold winters of BC for warmer Californian climate after signing with the Ontario Avalanche of the Western States Hockey League.

 “I acquired Coleton about three weeks ago,” said Avs head coach Chris Shaw, who also held...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Nov 20 2014

Playing nine games in the month of November against divisional opponents gives the coaching staff of the Nelson Leafs a good look at the obstacles facing the Green and White in its run to success in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League.

Despite sitting in the Murdoch Division basement, the Grand Forks Border Bruins should never be considered an easy two points for the elite...

by Gerry Foster on Friday Nov 14 2014

The Grand Forks Border Bruins returned home and shutout the Columbia Valley Rockies 4-0 in KIJHL action on Friday to pick up their second win in as many games; they had defeated 100 Mile House last Saturday on the road.

Jacob Mullen from Coeur D’Alene, Idaho turned aside 34 shots to pick up his first shutout of the season. This is the second time...

by Contributor on Friday Nov 14 2014

The Phoenix Mountain Ski Hill has provided a valuable recreational asset for Boundary residents since 1969.  During the run-up to the November 15 election, the Phoenix Mountain Alpine Ski Society Board (PMASS)  wants to ask the community and our incumbents and soon- to-be-elected officials:  “How much value do we place upon this little gem right in our own back yard?”