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Beaver Valley Nitehawks goalie Nathan Presley stopped 43 shots in a 4-0 loss to the Revelstoke Grizzlies on Friday. Photo: Stephen Piccolo

KIJHL: Revelstoke Grizzlies, Sicamous Eagles ground B.V. Nitehawks

Beaver Valley faces off against Kelowna Chiefs and Nelson Leafs this weekend

Beaver Valley Nitehawks goalie Nathan Presley stopped 43 shots in a 4-0 loss to the Revelstoke Grizzlies on Friday. Photo: Stephen Piccolo
Trail Smoke Eaters forward Nic Remissong drives to the net but is stopped on this play by Merritt goalie Johnny Hicks. The Smoke Eaters, however, came away with a 3-1 victory over the Cents on Saturday at the Cominco Arena. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters beat Centennials, comeback falls short vs Spruce Kings

Trail Smoke Eaters skate to 3-1 win over Merritt Saturday, after falling 4-3 to Prince George Friday

Trail Smoke Eaters forward Nic Remissong drives to the net but is stopped on this play by Merritt goalie Johnny Hicks. The Smoke Eaters, however, came away with a 3-1 victory over the Cents on Saturday at the Cominco Arena. Photo: Jim Bailey
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Kootenay man arrested for voyeurism at Beaver Valley Arena

Trail RCMP arrest a man for recording young women while changing at a hockey arena in Fruitvale

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Angler Kerry Reed landed this nice November bull trout on Kootenay Lake. Photo: Submitted

West Kootenay Fishing Report: The bite is on

A drop in water temperature means rainbows are coming to the surface

Angler Kerry Reed landed this nice November bull trout on Kootenay Lake. Photo: Submitted
Rossland and Nelson Run Clubs will be raising funds and awareness for men’s mental health in the Move for Movember 69-km run from Nelson to Trail on Saturday. Photo: Submitted

Move for Movember, support West Kootenay run for mental health

Plan to leave Lakeside Park in Nelson at 7 a.m., reach Gyro Park in Trail over 10 to 12 hours

Rossland and Nelson Run Clubs will be raising funds and awareness for men’s mental health in the Move for Movember 69-km run from Nelson to Trail on Saturday. Photo: Submitted
An invested crowd of Rossland voters showed up to the RSS Gymnasium for the Candidates Forum on Oct. 5. Rossland’s elections official has released a report on 2022 municipal election. (Jim Bailey photo)

Rossland election report recommends electronic voting

Elections official Cynthia Anonuevo released the Election Officer Report at council Nov. 7

An invested crowd of Rossland voters showed up to the RSS Gymnasium for the Candidates Forum on Oct. 5. Rossland’s elections official has released a report on 2022 municipal election. (Jim Bailey photo)
Smoke Eaters goalie Teagan Kendrick and Salmon Arm’s Maddux Martin fight for the bouncing puck in a 4-1 Silverbacks win on Sunday at the Trail Memorial Centre. Photos: Jim Bailey

Smoke Eaters drop two tough matches to Vees and ‘Backs

Trail Smoke Eaters take Penticton to shootout Saturday, stymied by Salmon Arm goalie on Sunday

Smoke Eaters goalie Teagan Kendrick and Salmon Arm’s Maddux Martin fight for the bouncing puck in a 4-1 Silverbacks win on Sunday at the Trail Memorial Centre. Photos: Jim Bailey
The Fernie Ghostriders skated to a 7-3 victory over the Beaver Valley Nitehawks on Saturday in Fernie. Photo: Jim Bailey

Fernie Ghostriders rally in third to defeat B.V. Nitehawks

A third period outburst lifted the Fernie Ghostriders to a 7-3 victory…

The Fernie Ghostriders skated to a 7-3 victory over the Beaver Valley Nitehawks on Saturday in Fernie. Photo: Jim Bailey
Trail Smoke Eaters forward Trey Fechko was named the BCHL First Star of the week. Photo: Jim Bailey

Smokies Fechko earns BCHL first star

Trail Smoke Eaters forward Trey Fechko earned the BCHL First Star of…

Trail Smoke Eaters forward Trey Fechko was named the BCHL First Star of the week. Photo: Jim Bailey
Dr. Paul Raju and Nurse Emily LaRochelle helped acquire supplies at the Trail hospital to send to Lady Ridgeway Hospital for children in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Photos: Submitted

Kootenay medical staff send aid to children’s hospital in Sri Lanka

Kootenay nurses were able to collect and transfer 80 endrotracheal tubes and 48 laryngeal masks

Dr. Paul Raju and Nurse Emily LaRochelle helped acquire supplies at the Trail hospital to send to Lady Ridgeway Hospital for children in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Photos: Submitted
The Victoria Grizzlies skated to a 7-2 win over the Trail Smoke Eaters on Sunday to end the Smokies three-game road trip. Photo: Jim Bailey

Vaunted Grizzlies’ attack ends Smoke Eaters road trip

Trail Smoke Eaters fall 7-2 to Victoria Grizzlies, take 1-of-3 on Vancouver Island road trip

The Victoria Grizzlies skated to a 7-2 win over the Trail Smoke Eaters on Sunday to end the Smokies three-game road trip. Photo: Jim Bailey
Beaver Valley Nitehawks forward Nathan Dominici beats Creston goalie Jacob Burnside for the game winner in a 4-1 victory over the Thundercats Saturday at the B.V. Arena. Photo: Jim Bailey

Stojan backstops Nitehawks to win over Thundercats

Beaver Valley Nitehawks fell to Golden Friday, before beating Creston on Saturday by same 4-1 score

Beaver Valley Nitehawks forward Nathan Dominici beats Creston goalie Jacob Burnside for the game winner in a 4-1 victory over the Thundercats Saturday at the B.V. Arena. Photo: Jim Bailey
Heavy snow is expected for the Kootenay Pass to Paulson Summit tonight and continuing to Saturday. Photo: Jim Bailey

Heavy snowfall warning issued for West Kootenay

Environment Canada says as much as 25 cm of snow is expected to fall over the next two days

Heavy snow is expected for the Kootenay Pass to Paulson Summit tonight and continuing to Saturday. Photo: Jim Bailey
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GTMHA U18 Smokies on home ice

The GTMHA U18 Smoke Eaters roll over Creston, fall to Invermere in thilling back and forth match up

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The Grand Forks Border Bruins defeated the Nitehawks 3-2 in a thrilling shootout on Saturday at the B.V. Arena. Photo: Steve Piccolo

Border Bruins beat Nitehawks in epic shootout

Grand Forks vs Beaver Valley game decided after 24 players take aim in shootout

The Grand Forks Border Bruins defeated the Nitehawks 3-2 in a thrilling shootout on Saturday at the B.V. Arena. Photo: Steve Piccolo
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Smoke Eaters split weekend matches vs Cents and Vees

Trail Smoke Eaters defeat Merritt Centennials before falling to Vees in Penticton Saturday

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Rossland and Trail Rotary Clubs are just two of countless Rotaries across the province that will miss out on community funds with the BC Gaming Policy Enforcement Branch’s cancellation of online Bingo. Photo: Mick Haupt/Unsplash

Kootenay Rotaries feel the pinch after gaming branch scuttles online Bingo

Community groups across the province will be impacted by decision to cancel online Rotary Bingo

Rossland and Trail Rotary Clubs are just two of countless Rotaries across the province that will miss out on community funds with the BC Gaming Policy Enforcement Branch’s cancellation of online Bingo. Photo: Mick Haupt/Unsplash
Dan Horan slides out of the hack as Trail Retirees Curling began a new season at the Trail Curling Centre with six teams in play this week. Photo: Jim Bailey

Retirees curling back in the hack

Team Horan takes high-scoring match versus Team McKerracher in Trail Retirees Curling league

Dan Horan slides out of the hack as Trail Retirees Curling began a new season at the Trail Curling Centre with six teams in play this week. Photo: Jim Bailey
The 60+ West Kootenay Glacier Kings won gold at the 55-plus Games last month. <ins>Team members include: Andrew Kyle, Danny Abenante, Mike Grace, Doug Yee, Brent Petrick, Rob Wasylkiw, Dale Donaldson, Fred Paton, Mark Kucher, Rhys Andrews, Glen McRae, Larry Bomack, Al Ceccone, and Glen Campbell. </ins>

Greater Trail athletes excel at 55-plus Games

West Kootenay Glacier Kings capture gold with OT win over Victoria at 55-plus BC Games

The 60+ West Kootenay Glacier Kings won gold at the 55-plus Games last month. <ins>Team members include: Andrew Kyle, Danny Abenante, Mike Grace, Doug Yee, Brent Petrick, Rob Wasylkiw, Dale Donaldson, Fred Paton, Mark Kucher, Rhys Andrews, Glen McRae, Larry Bomack, Al Ceccone, and Glen Campbell. </ins>