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Alli Schroder is the first woman to sign with a Canadian College Baseball Conference program, according to Baseball Canada. (Submitted photo)

Kootenay pitcher becomes first woman in college baseball league’s history

Right-handed pitcher Alli Schroder commits to Vancouver Island University Mariners for 2021-22

Jake Miller took the Polar plunge at Gyro Park last week in an fundraising effort for Special Olympics’s BC virtual Polar Plunge #freezing for reason. Photo: Submitted
Jake Miller took the Polar plunge at Gyro Park last week in an fundraising effort for Special Olympics’s BC Virtual Polar Plunge #freezing for reason. Photo: Submitted

Trail athlete takes Polar Plunge for a very good reason

SOBC-Trail athlete Jake Miller is #freezin for a reason, takes a chilly dip in the Columbia

Julien Locke

Black Jack skier creates innovative new tool for tracking trail conditions

NST member Julien Locke creates Nordic Pulse an online program that tracks ski club grooming teams

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Smoke Eaters alumnus Carson Briere is up for the Hobey Baker Award, along with Kent Johnson and Braedon Tuck. Photo: Jim Bailey

Smoke Eaters Santerno earns PoW, Briere up for Hobey Baker Award

Trail Smoke Eaters alumni are making their mark in NCAA Div. 1 hockey action

Smoke Eaters alumnus Carson Briere is up for the Hobey Baker Award, along with Kent Johnson and Braedon Tuck. Photo: Jim Bailey
Kerry Reed snapped this underwater shot of a beautiful Kootenay Lake bull trout. Photo: Kerry Reed.

West Kootenay Fishing Report: Slow and steady January fishing

Anglers have been catching nice bull trout on Arrow Lake, poised for a promising February

  • Feb 11, 2021
Kerry Reed snapped this underwater shot of a beautiful Kootenay Lake bull trout. Photo: Kerry Reed.
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Many maskless at Tampa Super Bowl celebrations
Edmonton hopes for hub-city benefits
Injured Humboldt Broncos players back to physio after COVID-19 lockdown
Canucks say Vancouver won't be NHL hub city
Jennie Gallo. Photo: Submitted

Jennie Gallo added to Castlegar Complex Wall of Fame

Gallo has had a successful career in women’s hockey

Jennie Gallo. Photo: Submitted
Molly Miller from Kimberley was the top Canadian at the Nordic World Junior Championships in Finland today. Bulletin file
Molly Miller from Kimberley was the top Canadian at the Nordic World Junior Championships in Finland today. Bulletin file
Organizers rally Rossland residents to help with Kraft Hockeyville nomination. Photo: Jim Bailey.

Rossland Arena organizers rally residents for Kraft Hockeyville

Share special memories, show passion, and a chance to win a prize that will benefit entire area

Organizers rally Rossland residents to help with Kraft Hockeyville nomination. Photo: Jim Bailey.
A Nelson Leafs player takes a shot on a Beaver Valley Nitehawks goaltender during the 2020 playoffs. The KIJHL announced Saturday it was cancelling the 2020-21 season. Photo: Jim Bailey/Trail Times

KIJHL cancels season due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions

It’s the second straight season the KIJHL has had to shut down prematurely

A Nelson Leafs player takes a shot on a Beaver Valley Nitehawks goaltender during the 2020 playoffs. The KIJHL announced Saturday it was cancelling the 2020-21 season. Photo: Jim Bailey/Trail Times
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BCHL season delayed once more, but league still hopes to play

The junior A league isn’t ready to sink the season, which is now pushed back into March

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The upper park at Fruitvale Memorial Park has been named Ella Matteucci Park in honour of the Fruitvale athlete. Photo: Jim Bailey.

Fruitvale names upper park after local athlete

Ella Matteucci thrilled at having hometown Fruitvale park named after her

The upper park at Fruitvale Memorial Park has been named Ella Matteucci Park in honour of the Fruitvale athlete. Photo: Jim Bailey.
Trail Smoke Eaters alumni Braedon Tuck (above) and Kent Johnson are up for the Hobey Baker Award. Photo: Jim Bailey

Two Trail Smoke Eaters alumni nominated for Hobey Baker award

Former Smoke Eaters Braedon Tuck and Kent Johnson are on the ballot for the NCAA Div. 1 elite award

Trail Smoke Eaters alumni Braedon Tuck (above) and Kent Johnson are up for the Hobey Baker Award. Photo: Jim Bailey
Kent Johnson

NHL scouting: former Smoke Eater an ‘A’ list prospect

University of Michigan’s Kent Johnson ranks near the top of NHL Central Scouting list

  • Feb 2, 2021
Kent Johnson
Mark Pearce (left) took his KIJHL experience and became an official. He was one of the two officials in Canada vs. Germany at the 2021 World Junior Championship at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta. (Photo: Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada)

Former KIJHLer officiates at World Juniors

Officiating in the 2021 World Junior Championships was a surreal experience for Mark Pearce.

Mark Pearce (left) took his KIJHL experience and became an official. He was one of the two officials in Canada vs. Germany at the 2021 World Junior Championship at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta. (Photo: Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada)
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Kootenay elk hunting group all about conservation

KEHA is working with the Ministry of Transportation in Victoria to provide wildlife signage

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Jare du Toit at the RBC Canadian Open in 2016. Bulletin file
Jare du Toit at the RBC Canadian Open in 2016. Bulletin file
Chris Kobelka

Trail Smoke Eaters recruit top prospects

Trail Smoke Eaters building for future in 17-year-old defencemen Joel Barton and Chris Kobelka

Chris Kobelka
The Trail Curling Club closed its doors for the rest of season in response to an extension of provincial health orders. Photo: submitted.

Trail Curling Club cancels remainder of season

The Trail Curling Club had an emergency meeting last week to deal with the PHO extension

The Trail Curling Club closed its doors for the rest of season in response to an extension of provincial health orders. Photo: submitted.
Team Buchy skipped by Kimberley curler Kaila Buchy are unable to defend their BC junior women's title this year, after CurlBC announced the cancellation of the event due to the pandemic. Photo: CurlBC

CurlBC cancels U18 and U21 championships

With curling clubs closing due to PHO order, CurlBC was forced to cancel U18 and U21 events

Team Buchy skipped by Kimberley curler Kaila Buchy are unable to defend their BC junior women's title this year, after CurlBC announced the cancellation of the event due to the pandemic. Photo: CurlBC