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by Allyson Kenning on Wednesday Oct 13 2010

Monday morning saw Rossland’s first Turkey Trot event at the head of Centennial Trail.  Organized by Pat Hinds, owner of Mountain Life, the race was sponsored by Ferraro Foods, Bear Country Kitchen, Ross Vegas, and Mountain Life, and all the proceeds went to the Rossland Skate Park Association.

There were three races: a 1km for younger kids, a 5km for older kids and adults, and a 10km...

by Mona Mattei on Monday Oct 11 2010

Halloween came early as the Boundary Horse Association held its annual spooky ride with their October gymkhana and competition. Competitors from the very youngest to adults vied for the first place ribbon from the judges including Grand Forks City Councillor Cher Wyers.

First place ribbons went to Zara Todoruk in 19 and over class, Amanda Knighten in the 14 - 19 class, and Emma Labro for...

by Contributor on Sunday Oct 03 2010
By: George Longden, chair of the Grand Forks Trails Society
 
So, as you can guess, I am going to write about trails. Some of you may be familiar with this summer’s trail construction inside Grand Forks, and but most are not aware of the developments on the Trans Canada Trail, also known as the Spirit 2010 Trail across the region.
 
First...
by Michael Wirischagin on Thursday Sep 30 2010
Two weeks is all it took for the Grand Forks Border Bruins’ bubble to burst as the team went from contenders to pretenders, and from a team that could score at will to a team that should be writing one. It really is a matter of night and day for the Border Bruins at this juncture in the season, as they have found themselves in a funk that does not appear to be anywhere close to being over....
by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Sep 30 2010
Fifteen athletes from the Boundary brought home 35 medals from the 2010 B.C. Seniors Games – a heavy weight for their efforts. The region’s group, part of Zone 6 West Kootenay / Boundary, participated in the games in Comox Valley and Campbell River from Sept. 15 – 18.
 
The Participants:
 
CHRISTINA LAKE
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by Michael Wirischagin on Thursday Sep 16 2010
The Grand Forks Border Bruins came out swinging in their fight to regain relevance in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) as they faced-off against the Beaver Valley Nitehawks to open the they 2010/2011 season in front of a full house on home-ice at the Grand Forks Arena.
 
The Border Bruins haven’t been relevant in the KIHL for some time, sitting...
by Mona Mattei on Thursday Sep 09 2010
For most of us just keeping up a steady exercise regime is difficult to manage in our normally busy days. Graeme Carlson, owner and full-time pharmacist at Pharmasave, managed to transform his life over the last 18 months to become a training machine designed with one goal in mind – the Subaru Ironman Canada in Penticton on Aug. 29. His goal: to finish the Ironman in 12 hours and 30 minutes...
by Michael Wirischagin on Thursday Sep 09 2010
The Seattle Studs defeated the Lewiston Truckers on Monday at James Donaldson Park in Grand Forks to win the thirtieth running of the Grand Forks International Baseball tournament (GFI) and the $18,000 first place prize that goes along with it, ending the Truckers quest to win back-to-back-to-back GFI crowns.
 
The underdog Studs scored and scored often, baffling the...

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