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Border closure forcing BCHL’s Wenatchee Wild to open season on road

With Canadian teams unable to visit the United States, the Wild have no choice but to come north

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The race in Golden in 2018. Photo courtesy Gibson Pictures.

TransRockies Race Series cancels Kootenay events due to Covid restrictions

Organizers of the TransRockies Single Track 6 mountain bike race have made…

The race in Golden in 2018. Photo courtesy Gibson Pictures.
Maddie and Katie at the start: @MKuhnPhoto

Dolphins host first swim camp

By Kiera Hansen In the last week of July, the Elk Valley…

  • Aug 24, 2021
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Orlan Weber and Danielle Kiedyk won the tournament and got their names on the trophy. (Image courtesy of Bruce Elson)

40th Annual Tony Servello golf tournament

On August 12 the Fernie Golf Club hosted the tournament with 70 golfers

Orlan Weber and Danielle Kiedyk won the tournament and got their names on the trophy. (Image courtesy of Bruce Elson)
The Spokane Braves (white jerseys) will not participate in the upcoming 2021-22 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season due to travel uncertainty between Canada and the United States. (File photo)

Spokane opts out of KIJHL season

American club cites travel uncertainty between Canada and the U.S. for dropping out

The Spokane Braves (white jerseys) will not participate in the upcoming 2021-22 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season due to travel uncertainty between Canada and the United States. (File photo)
Kimberley Dynamiters vs Columbia Valley. Kimberley Bulletin file

KIJHL will require all players, bench staff, officials to be fully vaccinated

Full vaccinations required before start of season; one dose before any training camps

Kimberley Dynamiters vs Columbia Valley. Kimberley Bulletin file
Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema (left in red jersey/shorts with purple pinnie) joins Canadian national women’s soccer squad teammates mobbing Jessie Fleming after her penalty kick goal lifted the team to a 1-0 semi-final win over the United States. (Canada Soccer photo)

VIDEO: Game time changed for Olympic women’s soccer final between Canada and Sweden

Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema and Abbotsford’s Sophie Schmidt are on the Canadian team, gunning for gold

Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema (left in red jersey/shorts with purple pinnie) joins Canadian national women’s soccer squad teammates mobbing Jessie Fleming after her penalty kick goal lifted the team to a 1-0 semi-final win over the United States. (Canada Soccer photo)
Kimberley's Patrick Humenny, owner of Purcell Outdoors, seen here at the first transition zone in the inaugural Black Spur Ultra in 2015, shared some thoughts of what motivates someone to run up and down a mountain for 14+ hours. Photo courtesy of Louise Jackson.

Ultra Marathon running: the highs, the lows, the pain

Kootenay man describes what motivates someone to run 108 km in one shot

Kimberley's Patrick Humenny, owner of Purcell Outdoors, seen here at the first transition zone in the inaugural Black Spur Ultra in 2015, shared some thoughts of what motivates someone to run up and down a mountain for 14+ hours. Photo courtesy of Louise Jackson.
BC Games logo. (File photo)

Quesnel to host 2024 BC Winter Games

The announcement was made during zoom confrence call on July 28 with local and provincial

BC Games logo. (File photo)
Joy Attalla rides a downhill bike borrowed from her bike mechanic at Kicking Horse. (Photo by Danyal Taylor)

Fernie teen takes first place at the Canadian Downhill Championships

Joy Attalla won nationals in what was her third ever race with a bike she borrowed

Joy Attalla rides a downhill bike borrowed from her bike mechanic at Kicking Horse. (Photo by Danyal Taylor)
Podium finishers in the MPO division of the 2019 Kootenay Up and Down. Paul Rodgers photo.
Podium finishers in the MPO division of the 2019 Kootenay Up and Down. Paul Rodgers photo.
Sonny Muzzin, of Fernie, scored a hole-in-one on the 7th hole at the Fernie Golf Club on Saturday, July 10, during the Fernie Open. Sonny won $10,000 for the shot. The two-day Fernie Open itself, along with the July 7 Men’s League event on July 7,  was the club’s first major tournament to be held since the pandemic began — a sure sign things are returning to normal, perhaps?  (Photo courtesy Max Sherwood)

Fernie Golf Club hosts two July tournaments

The Fernie Golf Club hosted two different tournaments recently. July 7 was…

Sonny Muzzin, of Fernie, scored a hole-in-one on the 7th hole at the Fernie Golf Club on Saturday, July 10, during the Fernie Open. Sonny won $10,000 for the shot. The two-day Fernie Open itself, along with the July 7 Men’s League event on July 7,  was the club’s first major tournament to be held since the pandemic began — a sure sign things are returning to normal, perhaps?  (Photo courtesy Max Sherwood)
The Abbotsford Canucks are going with Johnny Canuck as the team’s primary logo.

With logo reveal complete, Abbotsford Canucks GM Ryan Johnson turns attention to hockey

Johnson said it’s been a busy summer relocating from New York, but he’s ready to build the roster

The Abbotsford Canucks are going with Johnny Canuck as the team’s primary logo.
Former Vancouver Canucks players Henrik Sedin, left, and his twin brother Daniel Sedin, both of Sweden, walk onto the ice during a jersey retirement ceremony before an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Wednesday February 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Former Vancouver Canuck stars Daniel and Henrik Sedin join club’s front office

Pair join Vancouver’s hockey operations department as special advisers to general manager Jim Benning

Former Vancouver Canucks players Henrik Sedin, left, and his twin brother Daniel Sedin, both of Sweden, walk onto the ice during a jersey retirement ceremony before an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Wednesday February 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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BCHL designates Chilliwack as sole host of 2021 Showcase event

After one year in Chilliwack, the league intends to move the event around starting in 2022-23

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Twenty-two BCHL grads chasing Stanley Cup as NHL playoffs begin

The list includes Alex Newhook, getting his first taste of NHL playoffs with the Colorado Avalanche

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BCHL pod season will end without playoffs

With COVID restrictions still hampering the league, the Fred Page Cup won’t be awarded in 2021

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Thomas Skelton will ride over 500km this summer to raise funds for MindRight for Athletes Society. (Contributed by Thomas Skelton)

Pedal power: Elkford’s Thomas Skelton to embark on 500-plus km journey for mental health

Skelton, who is the Fernie Ghostriders assistant coach will be raising funds and awareness for MindRight

Thomas Skelton will ride over 500km this summer to raise funds for MindRight for Athletes Society. (Contributed by Thomas Skelton)
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BCHL stays tight-lipped about reasons for leaving Canadian Junior Hockey League

The BCHL retains affiliation with Hockey Canada and BC Hockey, but isn’t saying what comes next

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The Chilliwack Chiefs and Coquitlam Express will finally play games in early April as the BCHL squeezes in a shortened 20 game season. Just-announced provincial funding may help the junior A league offset financial losses caused by the COVID pandemic. (Darren Francis photo)

Province provides relief funding for amateur sport

The government is directing $15 million to teams/leagues impacted by the COVID pandemic

The Chilliwack Chiefs and Coquitlam Express will finally play games in early April as the BCHL squeezes in a shortened 20 game season. Just-announced provincial funding may help the junior A league offset financial losses caused by the COVID pandemic. (Darren Francis photo)