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Trickle Creek Golf Resort sets opening date for May 14. Paul Rodgers photos.

Trickle Creek looking good and green for May 14 opening

Trickle Creek Golf Resort has wintered well and will open its gates…

The Kimberley Alpine Team has been recognized with a prestigious award for their incredible growth and dedication over the past year. Photo courtesy Kimberley Alpine Team.

Kimberley Alpine Team honoured with Development of the Year Award

The Kimberley Alpine Team (KAT) has received the BC Alpine Club Development…

Special Olympics Cranbrook/Kimberley Alpine Team Athletes Erin Thom, Roxana Golbeck and coach Misty Pagliaro have been chosen to represent Team Canada at the Special Olympics World Winter Games 2022 in Kazan, Russia. Anna Buske photo.

Special Olympics Cranbrook-Kimberley Alpine Team athletes to represent Team Canada in Russia

Special Olympics Cranbrook/Kimberley Alpine Team athletes Erin Thom, Roxana Golbeck and volunteer…

BCHL

BCHL pod season will end without playoffs

With COVID restrictions still hampering the league, the Fred Page Cup won’t be awarded in 2021

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The 2021 Kootenay Rockies Gran Fondo race has been postponed for a second year. (Cranbrook Townsman file)

Kootenay Rockies Gran Fondo cancelled for second year in a row

The 2021 event will be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic; refunds to be issued automatically

The 2021 Kootenay Rockies Gran Fondo race has been postponed for a second year. (Cranbrook Townsman file)
Carter Spring

Dynamiter’s Spring ready for next challenge with Ice Wolves

Submitted by EMANUEL SEQUIERA Kimberley Dynamiter Carter Spring is ready to make…

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The Rec 9 and driving range are open at Bootleg Gap in Kimberley. Full course opens April 30.

Two Kimberley golf courses open for season

Purcell and Bootleg Gap are partially open today, Trickle Creek May 7

The Rec 9 and driving range are open at Bootleg Gap in Kimberley. Full course opens April 30.
Former Dynamiter Caige Sterzer signs on with NCAA Lindenwood Lions. Photo submitted.

Former Dynamiter Caige Sterzer commits to NCAA Lindenwood Lions

Caige Sterzer, a former Kimberley Dynamiter, has moved on from the Tier…

Former Dynamiter Caige Sterzer signs on with NCAA Lindenwood Lions. Photo submitted.
BCHL

BCHL stays tight-lipped about reasons for leaving Canadian Junior Hockey League

The BCHL retains affiliation with Hockey Canada and BC Hockey, but isn’t saying what comes next

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Kristy Shields is tentatively directing a women’s disc golf tournament in Cranbrook. Paul Rodgers file.

Women’s global disc golf tournament tentatively scheduled in Cranbrook

A women’s disc golf tournament dubbed the Idlewild Endeavour is tentatively scheduled…

Kristy Shields is tentatively directing a women’s disc golf tournament in Cranbrook. Paul Rodgers file.
The Chilliwack Chiefs and Coquitlam Express will finally play games in early April as the BCHL squeezes in a shortened 20 game season. Just-announced provincial funding may help the junior A league offset financial losses caused by the COVID pandemic. (Darren Francis photo)

Province provides relief funding for amateur sport

The government is directing $15 million to teams/leagues impacted by the COVID pandemic

The Chilliwack Chiefs and Coquitlam Express will finally play games in early April as the BCHL squeezes in a shortened 20 game season. Just-announced provincial funding may help the junior A league offset financial losses caused by the COVID pandemic. (Darren Francis photo)
Fruitvale native Arie Postmus played for the Selkirk Saints. Photo: Jennifer Small

Selkirk College discontinues men’s hockey

Selkirk Saints hockey team permanently dismantled

Fruitvale native Arie Postmus played for the Selkirk Saints. Photo: Jennifer Small
Two Kimberley Dynamiters, goalie Eric Scherger and defenseman Nick Dobson sign on with the BCHL Junior A Cranbrook Bucks.

Dynamiters Scherger and Dobson sign with Cranbrook Bucks

Two Kimberley Dynamiters, defenseman Nick Dobson and goalie Eric Scherger, have signed…

Two Kimberley Dynamiters, goalie Eric Scherger and defenseman Nick Dobson sign on with the BCHL Junior A Cranbrook Bucks.
BCHL

BCHL will have three teams playing in Burnaby during shortened season

The league announced five pod locations as the junior A league prepares to play in early April

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Kimberley Dynamiter Noah Danforth signs to BCIHL Vancouver Island University Mariners. Photo submitted.

Kimberley Dynamiter Noah Danforth signs to BCIHL Vancouver Island University Mariners

Kimberley Dynamiter’s #19 Noah Danforth has signed to British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey…

Kimberley Dynamiter Noah Danforth signs to BCIHL Vancouver Island University Mariners. Photo submitted.
The East Kootenay Track and Field Club is ready to return to practice. EKTFC file

The East Kootenay Track and Field Club is ready to return to practice

After having to pause last season due to the pandemic, the East…

The East Kootenay Track and Field Club is ready to return to practice. EKTFC file
The Cranbrook Royals were a senior men's AAA level ice hockey team that played in the Western International Hockey League from 1965 to 1987. The Royals won the Allan Cup as senior ice hockey champions of Canada in 1982.

When the Royals Reigned Supreme in Cranbrook

Anthony Dransfeld remembers the era of Cranbrook’s great senior hockey team

  • Mar 11, 2021
The Cranbrook Royals were a senior men's AAA level ice hockey team that played in the Western International Hockey League from 1965 to 1987. The Royals won the Allan Cup as senior ice hockey champions of Canada in 1982.
Leith Olafson being congratulated by Jerry Bancks. Photo submitted

Leith Olafson commits to Junior A Melfort Mustangs

Kimberley Dynamiter defenceman Leith Olafson has signed with the Junior A Melfort…

Leith Olafson being congratulated by Jerry Bancks. Photo submitted
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KMH Recognizes Players for the Gary Pearson Award

Each year Kimberley Minor Hockey recognizes its most inspirational players with the…

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Molly Miller racing for the University of Northern Michigan. UMN Wildcats photo

Kimberley skier Molly Miller continues to excel at her sport

Miller has qualified for the NCAA championships

Molly Miller racing for the University of Northern Michigan. UMN Wildcats photo