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by Mona Mattei on Wednesday Dec 29 2010
City council approved the plans for a trails information kiosk, benches and signs to be completed in 2011 by the Grand Forks Trails Society at their last meeting. The grant was written by George Longden and Chris Moslin in September, and the group was notified that they were awarded $50,000 in early December.
 
Longden was at council on Dec. 20 to ask permission to...
by Anonymous on Wednesday Dec 29 2010

Rescue efforts are underway to free more than 200 skiers trapped Tuesday at Maine's Sugarloaf ski resort, which is located 120 miles north of Portland. Several injuries were reported after a ski lift broke down; an employee at the resort said this caused several people to fall to the ground.

The Spillway East lift reportedly came to a halt during high winds due to a derailment. Around 10...

by Michael Wirischagin on Tuesday Dec 28 2010

The Grand Forks Secondary School’s (GFSS) Sr. Boy’s Wolves Basketball Team may not have been off to the flashiest of starts but there are sure signs they are turning the corner. Looking to build on a respectable fourth place finish in an eight team tournament, as well as a fifth place finish in a tournament which featured teams from schools whose enrollments are exponentially higher than those...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 23 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Justin Umpherville rink, skipped by Kelvin Harper, is off to the provincials after stopping the rival Spenser Soukeroff rink 8-3 in the final of the West Kootenay Juvenile Zone Curling Championships Sunday at the Nelson Curling Club.

The Trail rink, with Harper as skip, Justin Uumperville at third, Harlan Young at second and...

by Michael Wirischagin on Wednesday Dec 22 2010
The Grand Forks Border Bruins closed out the 2010 calendar year this past Friday, winning one of their previous four games, putting them in a position to turn some heads come January.
 
Looking back to Dec. 9, the Border Bruins welcomed division rival, the Beaver Valley Nitehawks (BV) to the Grand Forks Arena, for a game that turned out to be anything but a defensive...
by Anisah Madden on Sunday Dec 19 2010

Great scenery, good snow pack (let it snow, let it snow, let it snow...) and lots of good trails inspired the idea of holding a dog sled race across the Boundary. Right now, the Boundary Dog Sled Association (BDSA) is gearing up for what they hope to be a successful dog sled race this coming January.   

Ruth Sims, one of the organizers...

by Contributor on Sunday Dec 19 2010
The snow is falling and soon skiers will be gracing the slopes of Phoenix Mountain. Starting Jan. 8, 2011 the Phoenix Mountain Racers hit the slopes and are looking forward to a stellar snow season!

The Phoenix Mountain Racers (a non-profit community group) participate in the Nancy Greene Ski League, which is an alpine ski...
by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Dec 19 2010


The Nelson Daily has learned a Cranbrook sales consultant could be humming the tune to the Barenaked Ladies "If I had a Million Dollars" song very soon.

Barry Epp of the Key City was selected at random as the winner of TSN's fifth annual, international award-winning million-dollar giveaway, the Chevrolet Cruze Million Dollar...

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