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by Nik Green on Wednesday Nov 18 2009

The Nelson Leafs left little time for suspense or hope during Wednesday nights’ game as they drubbed the hometown Bruins 9-1 in front of a sparse crowd.

Nelson Leafs’ Adrian Moyls began the early onslaught less than four minutes into the game off a feed from Sean Muller, and the Leafs were off and running. The early goal was the first of five in the opening period alone as the visitors...

by Nik Green on Wednesday Nov 18 2009

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.

The ladies, who run under the moniker Team Griffin, all finished with ribbons as Mandy came in fourth place, Fojt came...

by Michael Wirischagin on Tuesday Nov 10 2009

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:...

by Michael Wirischagin on Thursday Nov 05 2009

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...

by Andrew Zwicker on Thursday Oct 29 2009

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...

by Adrian Barnes on Wednesday Oct 21 2009

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...

by Dr. Brenda Gill on Tuesday Sep 08 2009

 

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.


Head lice are typically identified as small dark brown or black moving specks in the scalp. They can be contracted from playing with another child...

by Dr. Brenda Gill on Monday May 25 2009

"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.

The first step is to concentrate on anti-inflammatory eating...

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