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Organizers announced April 22 that the 2020 Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament has been cancelled. (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

Organizers cancel 2020 Grand Forks International baseball tournament due to COVID-19

Dr. Bonnie Henry has said that it is “unrealistic” to expect large events to go ahead this summer

Organizers announced April 22 that the 2020 Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament has been cancelled. (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)
Calgary forward commits to Cranbrook Bucks

Calgary forward commits to Cranbrook Bucks

The Cranbrook Bucks have announced the commitment of another forward who will…

Calgary forward commits to Cranbrook Bucks
Wasa Triathlon rescheduled for August

Wasa Triathlon rescheduled for August

The 2020 Gerick Sports Wasa Triathlon, originally scheduled for June 13 to…

Wasa Triathlon rescheduled for August
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Kimberley's fat biking scene aided by purchase of trail grooming machine
Youth sports push-ups combined with Sean Hawthorne
Push up harder version with Sean Hawthorne
Push up easier version with Sean Hawthorne
The EK Track and Field Club was revitalized last year with new coaches and volunteers. File photo

East Kootenay Track and Field Club cancels season

The East Kootenay Track and Field Club has made the call to…

The EK Track and Field Club was revitalized last year with new coaches and volunteers. File photo
West Kootenay couple Garrett Kucher and Tori Apostoliuk run the gauntlet, make it home after being locked down in Spain.

West Kootenay couple escapes Spain – safe, sound, and in self-isolation

BC couple Garrett Kucher and Tory Apostoliuk make it home after almost a week of lockdown in Spain

West Kootenay couple Garrett Kucher and Tori Apostoliuk run the gauntlet, make it home after being locked down in Spain.
Photo courtesy of Syltography.

Dynamiter Pilon’s play, experience leads to U Vic commitment

Kimberley Dynamiters goalie Blake Pilon will head into the 2020-21 season as…

Photo courtesy of Syltography.
Cranbrook Bucks hire Ryan Donald as head coach, general manager

Cranbrook Bucks hire Ryan Donald as head coach, general manager

Donald has been serving as an assistant coach with Yale University for the last five years

Cranbrook Bucks hire Ryan Donald as head coach, general manager
Dynamiters coach reflects on playoff cancellation, season up until then

Dynamiters coach reflects on playoff cancellation, season up until then

With concerns regarding COVID-19 postponing or cancelling essentially everything around us,and around…

Dynamiters coach reflects on playoff cancellation, season up until then
KIJHL cancels 2020 playoffs

KIJHL cancels 2020 playoffs

Suspension no more, the season is cancelled

KIJHL cancels 2020 playoffs
KIJHL playoffs suspended indefinitely league says

KIJHL playoffs suspended indefinitely league says

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) has decided to indefinitely suspend…

KIJHL playoffs suspended indefinitely league says
Team Canada for the World Women’s Curling Championship in Prince George: Kerri Einarson, third, Val Sweeting, second, Shannon Birchard and lead, Briane Meilleur pose with the trophy after defeating Team Ontario to win the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Moose Jaw, Sask., Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

World Women’s Curling Championship in Prince George cancelled due to COVID-19

Another international sporting event has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak

Team Canada for the World Women’s Curling Championship in Prince George: Kerri Einarson, third, Val Sweeting, second, Shannon Birchard and lead, Briane Meilleur pose with the trophy after defeating Team Ontario to win the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Moose Jaw, Sask., Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Mayor Mary Giuliano from Fernie visited Kimberley Mayor Don McCormick in a Dynamiter’s jersey in 2017 to settle their bet after the Dynamiters dispatched the Ghostriders. Bulletin file

The bet is on; Kimberley and Invermere mayors bet on playoff series

The Kimberley Dynamiters are in the second round of the KIJHL playoffs…

Mayor Mary Giuliano from Fernie visited Kimberley Mayor Don McCormick in a Dynamiter’s jersey in 2017 to settle their bet after the Dynamiters dispatched the Ghostriders. Bulletin file
Dynamiters go up 2-0 in playoff series against Columbia Valley

Dynamiters go up 2-0 in playoff series against Columbia Valley

The Dynamiters are now leading the series against Columbia Valley 2-0 after…

Dynamiters go up 2-0 in playoff series against Columbia Valley
Coach Derek Stuart says goalie Adam Andersen kept the Nitros in the game in the second period. Colin Ferguson/Syltography

Dynamiters win game one against Columbia Valley in OT

The Kimberley Dynamiters won in overtime on Monday evening, in the first…

Coach Derek Stuart says goalie Adam Andersen kept the Nitros in the game in the second period. Colin Ferguson/Syltography
Back Row: Adrian Taggart (Assistant Coach), Max Parker, Cohen Pelley, Liam Delany, Bryce Chown, Jackson Closs, Brock Bouchard, Kye Taggart, Carson Loftsgard (Head Coach), Doug Steel (Assistant Coach) Middle Row: Ben Loftsgard, Parker Johnston, Nate Steel, Georges Keiver, Jax Oler, Easton Armstrong, Shane Weiler, Griffin Benoit Front Row: Corbin Watson, Connor Marsh Not pictured: John Marsh (Assistant Coach), Anna Keiver (Manager), Tasha Johnston (Manager)

Kimberley Atom Competitive Dynamiters win banner

The Kimberley Atom Competitive Dynamiters were victorious in their East Kootenay Banner…

Back Row: Adrian Taggart (Assistant Coach), Max Parker, Cohen Pelley, Liam Delany, Bryce Chown, Jackson Closs, Brock Bouchard, Kye Taggart, Carson Loftsgard (Head Coach), Doug Steel (Assistant Coach) Middle Row: Ben Loftsgard, Parker Johnston, Nate Steel, Georges Keiver, Jax Oler, Easton Armstrong, Shane Weiler, Griffin Benoit Front Row: Corbin Watson, Connor Marsh Not pictured: John Marsh (Assistant Coach), Anna Keiver (Manager), Tasha Johnston (Manager)
Brock Palmer accepts his February Player of the Month award. J. Righton file
Brock Palmer accepts his February Player of the Month award. J. Righton file
Kimberley Freestyle has qualified two skiers for Junior Nationals this week. Photo courtesy of Kimberley Freestyle Club.

Kimberley Freestyle Club qualifies two athletes for Junior Nationals

Kimberley’s Freestyle Ski Club is growing, and after spending this season competing…

Kimberley Freestyle has qualified two skiers for Junior Nationals this week. Photo courtesy of Kimberley Freestyle Club.
Kootenay Ice dropped from BC Major Midget League

Kootenay Ice dropped from BC Major Midget League

BC Hockey suspends operations of Kootenay Ice from BC Major Midget League

Kootenay Ice dropped from BC Major Midget League
Dynamiters knock Creston out of the playoffs with 7-3 victory

Dynamiters knock Creston out of the playoffs with 7-3 victory

The Kimberley Dynamiters defeated the Creston Valley Thundercats 7-3 to clinch the…

Dynamiters knock Creston out of the playoffs with 7-3 victory
Dynamiters take 3 - 1 series lead

Dynamiters take 3 – 1 series lead

Nitros defeat Creston 5 -2 on Tuesday evening

Dynamiters take 3 - 1 series lead