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by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 01 2010

During this year's Golden City Days, the Spirit of Red Social Club Society will be embarking on an ambitious project: raising $20 000 for a bronze statue of Olaus Jeldness, the father of skiing at Red and--by extension--in Western Canada.The statue would be placed at the main intersection on Rossland’s Columbia Avenue and would be based on an iconic photograph of Jeldness with his skis [see...

by Andrew Zwicker on Wednesday Aug 25 2010

 Like a lost puppy, returned home after years lost in the woods, last summer saw the Rossland Fat Tire Festival bring a long time tradition back to the Golden City. This year, that innocent cross country-loving puppy has returned again, this time as a dirt-gap-jumping, mega-suspension, polo playing, pump track-riding beast: the long-lost Rubberhead is back. 

Come Labour Day weekend...
by Gerry Foster on Tuesday Aug 24 2010

Over the past 30 years many baseball teams have made the trip to Grand Forks to participate in the Grand Forks International (GFI). From all over North America and beyond thousands of ball players have discovered this community and the Boundary area because of the...

by Tyler Austin Bradley on Wednesday Aug 18 2010

 The new arena roof is pretty stellar.  You’ve probably seen it from the outside by now, all metal sheathed, sleek, smooth and buttoned up tight.  It’s gorgeous. The inside is great, too, and it was the ceiling I found myself studying last night (Tuesday, Aug. 17) as our local Rossland roller derby team, “Gnarlies’ Angels”, and...

by Gerry Foster on Tuesday Aug 10 2010
Two teams who are GFI regulars and fan favourites are presently participating in the National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita, Kansas. This annual 32 team, two week extravaganza, is considered the most prestigious summer baseball tournament in America.
 
This year the San Diego Stars and Seattle Studs are on a bit of a roll...
by Black Jack on Wednesday Aug 04 2010

The Black Jack Ski Club is pleased to announce that Dave Wood has become the head coach of the club’s Skier Development Program. 

Seven months ago, Wood was coaching the Canadian National Team at the Vancouver Olympics, triumphantly capping a twelve year career as the National Ski Team head coach.  During that time, Wood developed North America...

by Mona Mattei on Thursday Jul 29 2010
Riders from their mid-30’s to 76, including five women age 39 to 68, came from as far as Vancouver, Comox, Victoria, Calgary, and Whitehorse to participate in last week’s Masters Race sponsored by the Grand Forks Cycling Club. The three-day event started on Friday evening with a hill climb time trial, continued Saturday with the 40 kilometre (km) time trial, and finished with the longer 74...
by Andrew Zwicker on Thursday Jul 22 2010

As we roll into midsummer, the Telegraph checked in with the Kootenay Columbia Trails Society this week as their efforts to keep folks rolling on two wheels continue to expand and refine the top notch trails system in our region.

Perhaps the single biggest project happening this summer has been taking place in the recently designated Black Jack Recreation Area stretching from the Black...

by Contributor on Sunday Jul 11 2010

This summer, the Selkirk Saints Athletic program at Selkirk College will host its second annual volleyball camp and its first annual basketball camp. Placing a focus on learning new skills and developing important traits such as attitude, teamwork and work ethic, the camps will offer opportunities for youth to explore, learn and...

by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Jul 01 2010

The 2010 Pharmasave Christina Lake Triathalon was challenging for the participants, but worth all their hard work. There were individual participants from youth to seniors, and teams took a run at the prizes too. Biking the hill up from the townsite, swimming the lake, and running the course on a hot day worked up a sweat for the treats served up by the Grand Forks Rotary Club at the end of...

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