The Trail Smoke Eaters made a valiant comeback effort in the 3rd period but fell just short as they dropped a 3-2 decision to the Penticton Vees on Saturday night at the South Okanagan Events Centre.
Two dozen students who embarked on their post-secondary journey at Selkirk College and are continuing towards completion of a degree have received $120,000 from the Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society.
A total of 24 Selkirk College alumni were awarded a $5,000 Ike Barber Transfer Scholarship that is available to undergraduate students who have completed at least one year at a public post-secondary in B.C. and transfer to another institution to complete their studies.
The Trail Smoke Eaters surrendered three power play goals and seven tallies on the night as their three-game home ice winning streak came to an end with a 7-4 loss to the Penticton Vees on Friday night at the Trail Memorial Centre.
The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club announced Saturday the team has traded goaltender Tanner Marshall (’00) to the Brooks Bandits of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) in exchange for future considerations.
Marshall, 18, was in his second season as a member of the Smoke Eaters, playing in 27 career games with the club. The 6’0”, 170-pound netminder posted an 11-10 record to go along with a 4.11 goals against average and a .877 save percentage in his time in a Smoke Eaters jersey.
Impaired Driving enforcement is a priority for police throughout the year, but during the Christmas season, enforcement is stepped up across the province to stop impaired drivers.
New Democrat MLA Katrine Conroy is welcoming $252,267 in capital project funding to support five capital projects across Kootenay West. The W.E. Graham Community Service Society, Trail Association for Community Living, Rossland and District Search and Rescue Society, Castlegar Society for Search & Rescue, and Black Jack Cross Country Ski Club Society are five of the 55 community organizations benefitting from the capital project grant which funds upgrades to community facilities, infrastructure, and equipment.
A new splash of colour and creativity at Selkirk College’s Castlegar Campus is places focus on what it means to have a healthy campus experience.
Over the summer, School of Health & Human Services instructor Matty Hillman pulled together five students for a mural and research project that explored both individual health and campus health. The final result is a new installation in The Pit called “Connections & Intersections” that includes six panels representing different domains of holistic health including social, emotional, physical, cognitive, financial and spiritual.
To The Editor:
In light of the Greyhound bus lines reducing service in British Columbia, the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) wanted to take the opportunity to reach out to any people living with cancer who may be impacted by this withdrawal of service. No matter where you live, CCS is here to ensure that no Canadian has to face cancer alone.
Nelson Fire and Nelson Police released a joint media release Friday, documenting the dramatic rescue of a dog that had fallen off an anchored sailboat into Kootenay Lake near the Lakeside Soccer Fields.
According to the release, Nelson Police Department officers and firefighters from Nelson Fire Rescue responded to the call around 5 p.m. after a women contacted NPD dispatch of a dog in distress on Kootenay Lake.