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Taylor struggles at Amateur

Taylor struggles at Amateur

Granite Pointe’s Lauren Taylor struggled in her opening and closing rounds of the BC Amateur Women’s Championship last week, finishing the four-round tournament tied for 13th.
Melanson riding hot streak

Melanson riding hot streak

After an impressive start to the Kootenay golf season, Granite Pointe’s Jordan Melanson will tee it up against the province’s best next week.
Your chance to get in the Games

Your chance to get in the Games

Marion Hunter thought she was signing up to rally together a few volunteers, but soon found out she was going to be playing a bigger role in the BC Seniors Games.

Summer and winter collide

It’s hard to think about September when we’ve barely had time to get sand between our toes! Nonetheless, when the heat is (finally) bearing down it will be refreshing to drink and think ice — whatever the form.
Nelson Rep soccer teams provincials bound

Nelson Rep soccer teams provincials bound

Six Nelson Youth Soccer rep teams are engaged in action this week, hoping to return home with a Provincial B Cup trophy.
Carnival of Carnage final test of regular season

Carnival of Carnage final test of regular season

West Kootenay Women’s Roller Derby League is taking it to the track in the final bout of the regular season on July 8: Carnival of Carnage.
More Gold for Vaulters

More Gold for Vaulters

Koot-Neigh Vaulters Korynn Weber and Kaylee Shukin recently returned from Kettle Falls, Washington where they scored gold in their respective classes.

Taking on the Great Divide

For 20 days Gerry Heacock kept a checklist running in his head: valleys to traverse, ice fields to cross, passes to navigate. And, at the end, membership in a small club of backcountry tourers stretching back to 1967.
Leafs add veterans

Leafs add veterans

Pair of trades see goaltender and defenceman join local hockey team.
U14 sides awesome in the East Kootenay

U14 sides awesome in the East Kootenay

Though they barely missed qualifying for the upcoming Provincial B Cup, the Nelson U14 Selects girls team came away with some consolation at their last tournament of the spring season by taking gold.