Minor hockey round up – Full slate of games for rep teams

It will be a frantic few days of hockey in the West Kootenay this weekend with almost all rep teams playing on home ice.

It will be a frantic few days of hockey in the West Kootenay this weekend with almost all rep teams playing on home ice.

In B.C. Major Midget League action, the Kootenay Ice will host the Valley West Hawks out of Langley and Surrey at the Nelson Community Complex.

The Ice would like to extend a modest two-game winning streak against the  4-2 Hawks, who are tied for third place with the Okanagan Rockets and Vancouver Canadians.  The Ice moved to 2-4 with a pair of victories over the Thompson Blazers Oct. 4-5. Game time on Saturday is at 9:45 a.m. and 915 a.m. on Sunday.

The Kootenay Wildcats will look for their first win in Female Midget AAA games in Nelson this weekend. The Cats take on the 6-2-1 West Coast Avalanche at the Nelson Civic Centre at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, and will play two games at the Nelson Community Complex Saturday at 12:45 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

In Okanagan Mainline Hockey Association action this weekend, Greater Trail Minor Hockey Association’s  (GTMHA) Midget AA Smoke Eaters host West Kelowna at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday and 10:15 a.m. on Sunday at the Cominco Arena.

The GTMHA Bantam AA Smokies also play at home this weekend as they welcome Penticton to the Cominco Arena at 2:15 p.m. Saturday and to the Beaver Valley Arena at 10:15 a.m. Sunday.

The AA Pee Wees will hit the home ice against Greater Vernon at Beaver Valley Arena at 4:15 p.m. Saturday, and at the Cominco Arena at 8 a.m. on Sunday.

Just Posted

Pedestrian killed on Highway 22 Saturday evening

Police say 51-year-old man died after being hit by car

UPDATE: DriveBC says highway re-opened after accident

Highway 22 closed for seven hours on Saturday

Forestry workers set to begin job action in Kootenays

Operations in Castlegar, Cranbrook, Galloway, Elko, Radium, Golden may see job action this week.

Métis Flag flies in Trail on Louis Riel Day

Area students, officials and public attend flag raising at Trail City Hall

Early Trail borrowed a couple of names from the U.S.

Place Names: Connection between Trail and Butte, Montana

REPLAY: B.C’s best video this week

In case you missed it, here’s a look at the replay-worth highlights from this week across the province

B.C. asking for tips on ‘dirty money’ in horse racing, real estate, luxury cars

Action follows a Peter German report on money laundering in B.C. casinos

Canadian dead more than a week after plane crash in Guyana: Global Affairs

Global Affairs said it couldn’t provide further details on the identity of the Canadian citizen

Children between 6 and 9 eligible for $1,200 RESP grant from province

BC Ministry of Education is reminding residents to apply before the deadline

Victoria spent $30,000 to remove John A. Macdonald statue

Contentious decision sparked controversy, apology from mayor

Privacy concerns over credit card use for legal online pot purchases

Worries follow privacy breaches at some Canadian cannabis retailers

NEB approves operating pressure increase to repaired Enbridge pipeline

The pipeline burst outside of Prince George on Oct. 9, now operating at 85 per cent

B.C. VIEWS: Setting speed limits in a post-fact political environment

Media prefer ‘speed kills’ narrative, even when it fails to appear

Controversy erupts over Japanese flag in B.C. classroom (updated)

Online petition demanding removal has collected more than 5,700 signatures

Most Read