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The Rossland Curling Society approached council on June 20 with a request to reconsider 30 per cent lease increase. Photo: contributed

Rossland Curling Society requests review of lease agreement

Curlers deem 30 per cent lease increase as punitive in rink mostly run by volunteers

 

Mike Williams honed his skills at the Trail Curling Centre. Photo: Jim Bailey

CurlBC honours retired Trail ice technician

Retired ice tech Mike Williams receives CurlBC Administrator of the Year Award

 

Retiring Trail Curling Centre ice technician Mike Williams went out in style. Williams donned a tuxedo and a broom for making a clean sweep of his last sheet of ice, and handed over the scraper and pebbler to new ice technician Murray Walsh. Photo: Submitted

Trail ice technician embarks on new adventure

Trail Curling Centre’s ice technician Mike Williams retired earlier this month

 

Canada Skip Brad Gushue prepares to deliver a stone against Sweden during a gold medal game at the World Men’s Curling Championships, Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Canada’s Gushue takes silver at world men’s curling championship, Sweden wins gold

Fourth straight world crown, sixth overall for Swedish skip Edin

Canada Skip Brad Gushue prepares to deliver a stone against Sweden during a gold medal game at the World Men’s Curling Championships, Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Team Ron Schmidt from Comox and Team Kim Dennis from Delta won gold at the men’s and women’s 2022 BC Curling Club Championship on Sunday at the Trail Curling Centre. From right: Ron Schmidt, Allison Dentoom, Norm Cole, Jennifer Gauthier, Randy Baert, Heather Beatty, Mike Meeres, and Kim Dennis. Photo: Jim Bailey

Delta and Comox curl to gold at BC club championship

Team Kim Dennis and Ron Schmidt win the women’s and men’s BC Curling Club titles in Trail

Team Ron Schmidt from Comox and Team Kim Dennis from Delta won gold at the men’s and women’s 2022 BC Curling Club Championship on Sunday at the Trail Curling Centre. From right: Ron Schmidt, Allison Dentoom, Norm Cole, Jennifer Gauthier, Randy Baert, Heather Beatty, Mike Meeres, and Kim Dennis. Photo: Jim Bailey
Team Canada skip Kerri Einarson throws a stone while lead Briane Meilleur, left, and second Shannon Birchard prepare to sweep in the bronze medal game against Team Sweden at CN Centre during the Women’s World Curling in Prince George, B.C., on Sunday, March 27, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/James Doyle

Canada’s Einarson earns women’s world curling bronze in 8-7 extra-end win over Sweden

Switzerland’s Silvana Tirinzoni won a record third straight world title

Team Canada skip Kerri Einarson throws a stone while lead Briane Meilleur, left, and second Shannon Birchard prepare to sweep in the bronze medal game against Team Sweden at CN Centre during the Women’s World Curling in Prince George, B.C., on Sunday, March 27, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/James Doyle
Team Canada skip Kerri Einarson throws a stone against Team South Korea at CN Centre during the Women’s World Curling in Prince George, B.C., on Saturday, March 26, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/James Doyle

Canada’s Einarson loses women’s world curling semifinal 9-6 to South Korea

EunJung Kim will face Switzerland’s Silvana Tirinzoni in Sunday’s final

Team Canada skip Kerri Einarson throws a stone against Team South Korea at CN Centre during the Women’s World Curling in Prince George, B.C., on Saturday, March 26, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/James Doyle
Team Canada shows their appreciation to the crowd after defeating Sweden on Wednesday, March 24. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Team Canada skip relishing opportunity to return to Prince George for world championships

Kerri Einarson was set to represent her country in 2020, before COVID cancelled the tournament

Team Canada shows their appreciation to the crowd after defeating Sweden on Wednesday, March 24. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Local club curlers also performed well at the Masters 2022 BC Curling Championship March 14 at the Royal City Curling Club in New Westminster. Kootenay Savings Super League veterans Bill van Yzerloo (skip) with third Myron Nichol, second Don Freschi of Trail, and lead Gary Beaudry and Richard Faunt (missing) earned the bronze medal. Photo: Curl BC

Trail hosts 2022 BC Club Curling Challenge

Four Greater Trail teams are set to compete in the BC Club Challenge at the Trail Curling Centre

Local club curlers also performed well at the Masters 2022 BC Curling Championship March 14 at the Royal City Curling Club in New Westminster. Kootenay Savings Super League veterans Bill van Yzerloo (skip) with third Myron Nichol, second Don Freschi of Trail, and lead Gary Beaudry and Richard Faunt (missing) earned the bronze medal. Photo: Curl BC
Team Wes Craig, shown here at the 2019 championship in Trail, won the 2022 Men’s BC Seniors Curling Championship in Chilliwack on Sunday. Photo: Jim Bailey

Craig, Andrews win B.C. Seniors curling title

BC Senior Men’s and Women’s Curling championship wrapped up Sunday at the Chilliwack Curling Club

Team Wes Craig, shown here at the 2019 championship in Trail, won the 2022 Men’s BC Seniors Curling Championship in Chilliwack on Sunday. Photo: Jim Bailey
Lake Country’s Mary-Anne Arsenault (from left), Kelowna’s Jeanna Schraeder, Sasha Carter, Renee Simons and fifth player Morgan Muise are off to an 0-2 start at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts Canadian women’s curling championships in Thunder Bay. (Curl BC photo)

B.C. champs looking for first win at Scotties

Kelowna Curling Club’s Mary-Anne Arsenault rink is off to 0-2 start, suffering pair of one-point defeats

Lake Country’s Mary-Anne Arsenault (from left), Kelowna’s Jeanna Schraeder, Sasha Carter, Renee Simons and fifth player Morgan Muise are off to an 0-2 start at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts Canadian women’s curling championships in Thunder Bay. (Curl BC photo)
Team Jacobs skip, Brad Jacobs encourages sweepers as a rock glides towards the rings during men’s final of the 2021 Canadian Olympic curling trials against Team Gushue, in Saskatoon, Sask., Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rick Elvin

Canada’s Olympic mixed doubles curling trials cancelled due to COVID-19

Canada is the defending Olympic champion in mixed double

Team Jacobs skip, Brad Jacobs encourages sweepers as a rock glides towards the rings during men’s final of the 2021 Canadian Olympic curling trials against Team Gushue, in Saskatoon, Sask., Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rick Elvin
Rossland Curling Club volunteers Joanne Drystek and Shane Preedy introduced Seven Summits students to the intricacies of the sport earlier this month. Photo: Submitted

Rossland students on the button

Rossland Curling Club volunteers introduce sport to Gr. 8 and 9 Seven Summits students

  • Dec 21, 2021
Rossland Curling Club volunteers Joanne Drystek and Shane Preedy introduced Seven Summits students to the intricacies of the sport earlier this month. Photo: Submitted
Team Myron Nichol

Super League Curling: Team Small ices Nichol with four-ender

Kootenay Savings Super League curling goes every Thursday at the Trail Curling Centre

  • Dec 15, 2021
Team Myron Nichol
Kootenay Savings Super League

Kootenay Savings Super League: Underdogs knock off top teams

Team Bartlett Excavating curls to decisive win over first-place Team van Yzerloo

Kootenay Savings Super League
Myron Nichol slides out of the hack in Kootenay Savings Super League action.  Photo: Jim Bailey

Team Nichol wins big in Super League action

Kootenay Savings Super League goes every Thursday at the Trail Memorial Centre

  • Nov 10, 2021
Myron Nichol slides out of the hack in Kootenay Savings Super League action.  Photo: Jim Bailey
Spallumcheen’s Ina Forrest and Team Canada got into the win column with a pair of victories Sunday, Oct. 24, at the World Wheelchair Curling Championships in Beijing. The event is being held at the same venue that will host the sport at the 2022 Paralympics. (Team Canada Photo)

B.C. curler helps Canada win at World Wheelchair championships

Three-time world champ Ina Forrest of Spallumcheen scores wins over Switzerland and host China Sunday, Oct. 24

Spallumcheen’s Ina Forrest and Team Canada got into the win column with a pair of victories Sunday, Oct. 24, at the World Wheelchair Curling Championships in Beijing. The event is being held at the same venue that will host the sport at the 2022 Paralympics. (Team Canada Photo)
The Rossland Curling Society received a one-year lease extension for continued use of the Rossland Arena facility. Photo: Jim Bailey

Rossland council approves one-year lease for curling society

Rossland curlers seek five year lease, settle for one year

The Rossland Curling Society received a one-year lease extension for continued use of the Rossland Arena facility. Photo: Jim Bailey
World Curling Tour

Trail hosts World Curling Tour event

The Trail Curling Club ice is keen to welcome the top curlers in BC this weekend

World Curling Tour
Team Alberta skip Brendan Bottcher, right, directs his teammates as Team Canada third Mark Nichols, left, and skip Brad Gushue look on at the Brier in Calgary, Alta., Saturday, March 13, 2021. Curling Canada says all athletes, fans, staff and media will have to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to participate in or attend affiliated events. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Curling Canada to require COVID-19 vaccinations to attend or play in events

Individuals 12 and over attending events must provide a proof of first vaccination by no later than Sept. 8

Team Alberta skip Brendan Bottcher, right, directs his teammates as Team Canada third Mark Nichols, left, and skip Brad Gushue look on at the Brier in Calgary, Alta., Saturday, March 13, 2021. Curling Canada says all athletes, fans, staff and media will have to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to participate in or attend affiliated events. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh