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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.
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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
Leith Olafson being congratulated by Jerry Bancks. Photo submitted

Selkirk Sports School wraps up season

A very different year due to COVID-19

Leith Olafson being congratulated by Jerry Bancks. Photo submitted
The BC Alpine Ski Team is training in Kimberley, allowed to travel and train in the province of B.C. under current regulations as elite athletes. Paul Rodgers photos.

BC Alpine Ski Team trains in Kimberley

As elite athletes, the team is allowed to travel in B.C. under current PHO guidelines

The BC Alpine Ski Team is training in Kimberley, allowed to travel and train in the province of B.C. under current regulations as elite athletes. Paul Rodgers photos.
The Nanaimo Clippers in action at Frank Crane Arena in early 2020. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo Clippers for sale, owner says hockey won’t be back to normal any time soon

Wes Mussio says he’s had numerous inquiries about the junior A club already

The Nanaimo Clippers in action at Frank Crane Arena in early 2020. (News Bulletin file photo)
A skier surveys their run on a powder day at Kimberley Alpine Resort. Paul Rodgers photo.

WATCH: Staff and guests enjoy powder day at Kimberley Alpine Resort

On Thursday, Feb. 26 guests and staff at Kimberley Alpine Resort enjoyed…

A skier surveys their run on a powder day at Kimberley Alpine Resort. Paul Rodgers photo.
The Kimberley Skating Club Senior STARSkaters. Photo submitted

Kimberley Skating Club perseveres through COVID 19

COVID-19 has created challenges for all sporting organizations in Kimberley, including the…

The Kimberley Skating Club Senior STARSkaters. Photo submitted
KIJHL Commissioner Jeff Dubois. Bulletin file
KIJHL Commissioner Jeff Dubois. Bulletin file
Molly Miller from Kimberley was the top Canadian at the Nordic World Junior Championships in Finland today. Bulletin file
Molly Miller from Kimberley was the top Canadian at the Nordic World Junior Championships in Finland today. Bulletin file