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A participant at the Black Spur Ultra race in Kimberley. Photo courtesy of Raven's Eye Photography.

Registration open for upcoming Black Spur Ultra race in Kimberley

From August 21 to 22 the Black Spur Ultra race will once…

Kimberley's Patrick Humenny, owner of Purcell Outdoors, seen here at the first transition zone in the inaugural Black Spur Ultra in 2015, shared some thoughts of what motivates someone to run up and down a mountain for 14+ hours. Photo courtesy of Louise Jackson.

Ultra Marathon running: the highs, the lows, the pain

Kootenay man describes what motivates someone to run 108 km in one shot

Kimberley's Patrick Humenny, owner of Purcell Outdoors, seen here at the first transition zone in the inaugural Black Spur Ultra in 2015, shared some thoughts of what motivates someone to run up and down a mountain for 14+ hours. Photo courtesy of Louise Jackson.

Black Spur Ultra through the eyes of a runner, volunteer and sponsor

Kimberley’s Paddy Humenny shares multi-faceted experience with ultra racing

Cranbrook's Drayden Gibson signs on with Kimberley Dynamiters. Photo submitted.

Cranbrook’s Drayden Gibson signs on with Kimberley Dynamiters

Drayden Gibson, a 17-year-old Cranbrook local, has signed on with the Kimberley…

Cranbrook's Drayden Gibson signs on with Kimberley Dynamiters. Photo submitted.
David Harder, center, on the podium in Golden. Photo submitted

Kimberley mountain biker takes gold at Nationals

The Canadian Mountain Bike Downhill Championships were held at Kicking Horse Resort…

David Harder, center, on the podium in Golden. Photo submitted
BC Games logo. (File photo)

Quesnel to host 2024 BC Winter Games

The announcement was made during zoom confrence call on July 28 with local and provincial

BC Games logo. (File photo)
A much loved and enjoyed event by both competitors and spectators alike, longboarders from around Canada flocked to Kimberley to compete in the 20th-annual Sullivan Challenge Longboard Race. Paul Rodgers photos.

GALLERY: The 20th-annual Sullivan Challenge Longboard Race

The 20th annual Sullivan Challenge Longboard Race went down on Sunday, Jul.…

A much loved and enjoyed event by both competitors and spectators alike, longboarders from around Canada flocked to Kimberley to compete in the 20th-annual Sullivan Challenge Longboard Race. Paul Rodgers photos.
Podium finishers in the MPO division of the 2019 Kootenay Up and Down. Paul Rodgers photo.
Podium finishers in the MPO division of the 2019 Kootenay Up and Down. Paul Rodgers photo.
Team Canada paracyclist Tristen Chernove, with the three medals (Gold, Silver, Bronze) from the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Chernove is preparing for the Tokyo Paralympic Games, set for August 24-Sept. 5

A cyclist’s journey, measured in more than just miles

Tristen Chernove, a Team Canada paracyclist from Cranbrook, speaks of Rio, Tokyo and facing challenges

Team Canada paracyclist Tristen Chernove, with the three medals (Gold, Silver, Bronze) from the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Chernove is preparing for the Tokyo Paralympic Games, set for August 24-Sept. 5
The Abbotsford Canucks are going with Johnny Canuck as the team’s primary logo.

With logo reveal complete, Abbotsford Canucks GM Ryan Johnson turns attention to hockey

Johnson said it’s been a busy summer relocating from New York, but he’s ready to build the roster

The Abbotsford Canucks are going with Johnny Canuck as the team’s primary logo.
Pictured is Myles Fitzgerald, the new Assistant Coach of the Cranbrook Bucks. (Cranbrook Bucks file)
Pictured is Myles Fitzgerald, the new Assistant Coach of the Cranbrook Bucks. (Cranbrook Bucks file)
The Kimberley U13 team. Photo submitted

Kimberley U13 team wins Cranbrook tournament

The U13 Kimberley baseball team attended the U13 Cranbrook year end tournament…

The Kimberley U13 team. Photo submitted
Race winner Meaghan Hackinen of Kelowna making her way through Kimberley on Monday, June 28. Dave White photo

Enduring the heat: Epic 1000 BC riders make their way through Kimberley

Despite the blistering heat, athletes biking the 1,000 k BC Epic race…

Race winner Meaghan Hackinen of Kelowna making her way through Kimberley on Monday, June 28. Dave White photo
Former Vancouver Canucks players Henrik Sedin, left, and his twin brother Daniel Sedin, both of Sweden, walk onto the ice during a jersey retirement ceremony before an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Wednesday February 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Former Vancouver Canuck stars Daniel and Henrik Sedin join club’s front office

Pair join Vancouver’s hockey operations department as special advisers to general manager Jim Benning

Former Vancouver Canucks players Henrik Sedin, left, and his twin brother Daniel Sedin, both of Sweden, walk onto the ice during a jersey retirement ceremony before an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Wednesday February 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The race route takes riders over the summit of Gray Creek Pass from Kootenay Laketo Kimberley. Bohdan Doval file.

Bike race from Merritt to Fernie will be coming over Gray Creek Pass on June 28

Tom Lymbery of the Gray Creek Store says that a 1000 kilometre…

The race route takes riders over the summit of Gray Creek Pass from Kootenay Laketo Kimberley. Bohdan Doval file.
After being forced to cancel in 2020 due to the pandemic, the Wasa Triathlon is being organized for August. Bulletin file photo.

Information released for Gerick Sports Wasa Triathlon scheduled for August

In 2020 the COVID pandemic forced the Gerick Sports Wasa Triathlon to…

After being forced to cancel in 2020 due to the pandemic, the Wasa Triathlon is being organized for August. Bulletin file photo.
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BCHL designates Chilliwack as sole host of 2021 Showcase event

After one year in Chilliwack, the league intends to move the event around starting in 2022-23

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Kimberley Dynamiters sign on three new recruits.

Kimberley Dynamiters sign on three new players

The Kimberley Dynamiters have signed on three new players to the roster…

Kimberley Dynamiters sign on three new recruits.
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BCHL takes another step towards eliminating fighting

The BCHL claims it will have the stiffest anti-fighting measures of any North American league

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Former Dynamiters Noah Danforth (left) and Eric Scherger have been selected to receive $1000 bursaries from the KIJHL to put towards their post secondary education. Photo courtesy KIJHL.

Two former Dynamiters receive KIJHL bursary

Two former Kimberley Dynamiters, Eric Scherger and Noah Danforth, are among 13…

Former Dynamiters Noah Danforth (left) and Eric Scherger have been selected to receive $1000 bursaries from the KIJHL to put towards their post secondary education. Photo courtesy KIJHL.