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by Michael Wirischagin on Tuesday Jan 18 2011

It’s hard to always play the role of the comeback kids, just ask the Grand Forks Border Bruins.

Since the beginning of January the B’s have only held the lead in a game for a grand total of one minute and 32 seconds, which has made it very difficult to win hockey games.

And what makes it more difficult for the Bruins to comeback and win games are the leads that Bruins have spotted...

by Mona Mattei on Thursday Jan 13 2011
Risk of avalanche has increased to high across the Boundary – Kootenay regions at every level of terrain and travellers are being warned to avoid avalanche territory. Instead the Canadian Avalanche Centre (CAC) recommends that winter enthusiasts hit their local ski hill or stick to simple terrain like large meadows or dense forests.
This week new storm snow sits on a...
by Michael Wirischagin on Thursday Jan 13 2011

Grand Forks Atom teams snagged two of the top five places in their tournament last weekend. The Grand Forks Grizzlies hockey team placed second while the Grand Forks Bruins hockey team finished fifth in the Grand Forks Atom House Hockey Tournament at the Grand Forks Arena.

Running Jan. 7 to 9 and hosted by the Grand Forks Minor Hockey Association, the tournament featured the Nelson...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jan 12 2011

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports

It’s something about third periods and the Grand Forks Border Bruins that keeps Leaf fans on the edge of their seats.

For the second straight game the Bruins staged a third-period rally, only this time falling short in a 5-4 loss to the Nelson Leafs in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Wednesday...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jan 12 2011

Backcountry enthusiasts will now have access to better information for evaluating snow conditions and assessing avalanche risks, thanks to new avalanche awareness signage around the province.

Avalanche awareness signs targeting mountain snowmobilers have been posted at 23 key highway locations and most of the 85 managed snowmobile areas in the province. These signs advise sledders they...

by Kim Verigin on Wednesday Jan 12 2011

The Selkirk Saints men’s hockey team started the New Year with a trip to the coast Jan 7, 8 for a pair of games versus Simon Fraser University and Trinity Western University.


In Friday’s game versus the power house SFU Clan, the Saints found themselves in tough after an eight hour bus ride and more than a month long break between semesters. Adding to the challenge was the fact...

by Mona Mattei on Thursday Jan 06 2011

Conditions are prime for avalanches as a snowstorm and high winds hit the Kootenay and Boundary regions over the next two days. Following the storm sunshine and cooler temperatures will be luring everyone into the back country on the weekend, but James Floyer, public forecaster with the Canadian Avalanche Centre, says that caution is critical.

“We’ve seen a really strong storm come...
by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jan 05 2011

There is definitely no joy in the Great White North after Team Canada squandered a 3-0 lead and lost to the Russians 5-3 in the gold medal game at the IIHL World Junior Hockey Championship in Buffalo, NY.

The Russian win completed the biggest comeback in tournament history and was the country’s first gold medal at the juniors since 2003.

It was the second straight year...