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Trail Youth Baseball is inviting residents to its 4-Person Golf Scramble Tournament fundraiser at Redstone Resort on June 26. Register your foursome today. Photo: submitted

Trail Youth Baseball hits the links for fundraiser

Baseball league invites the community out to support its 4-Person Scramble at Redstone golf resort

The Trail Smoke Eaters will open the 2021 season on Oct. 8 against the Cranbrook Bucks in Cranbrook, and will have their home opener the next night against the same Bucks. Photo: Jack Murray

BC Hockey League announces 54-game schedule to begin in October

Trail Smoke Eaters open season with home-and-home series versus Cranbrook Bucks

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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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Dan and Lina Horan, who have been coaching and managing the Trail Track and Field Club for more than 40 years, have past the torch to Kylie Lakevold. (Contributed)

Couple retires after 40 years of coaching Trail track club – leave it in good hands

Dan and Lina Horan pass the torch to Kylie Lakevold after retiring from Trail track club

Dan and Lina Horan, who have been coaching and managing the Trail Track and Field Club for more than 40 years, have past the torch to Kylie Lakevold. (Contributed)
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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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Dan and Lina Horan, who have been coaching and managing the Trail Track and Field Club for more than 40 years, have past the torch to Kylie Lakevold. Photos: Jim Bailey

Trail couple retires from 40 years of coaching Trail track club – leave it in good hands

Dan and Lina Horan retire from Trail Track and Field Club, pass the torch to Kylie Lakevold

Dan and Lina Horan, who have been coaching and managing the Trail Track and Field Club for more than 40 years, have past the torch to Kylie Lakevold. Photos: Jim Bailey
Carter Duffin is staying on with the Castlegar Rebels as head coach. Photo: Castlegar Rebels Facebook

Castlegar Rebels coach signs contract extension

Carter Duffin will be staying with the Rebels

Carter Duffin is staying on with the Castlegar Rebels as head coach. Photo: Castlegar Rebels Facebook
Smoke Eaters forward Kent Johnson carries the puck out in front of goalie Logan Terness in a game vs the Penticton Vees in January, 2020. Both Johnson and Terness cracked NHL Central Scoutings Top Rankings for the 2021 NHL Draft. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters alumni ranked high on 2021 NHL Draft rankings

NHL Central Scouting ranks former Smoke Eaters Kent Johnson #3 and goalie Logan Terness #25

Smoke Eaters forward Kent Johnson carries the puck out in front of goalie Logan Terness in a game vs the Penticton Vees in January, 2020. Both Johnson and Terness cracked NHL Central Scoutings Top Rankings for the 2021 NHL Draft. Photo: Jim Bailey
Trail Smoke Eaters defenceman Ryan Helliwell earned top defenceman in the Penticton Pod. Photo: Steve Piccolo

Smokies Helliwell earns top d-man in Penticton Pod

The BCHL winds up season with the 2021 Pod Award winners

Trail Smoke Eaters defenceman Ryan Helliwell earned top defenceman in the Penticton Pod. Photo: Steve Piccolo
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Trail native comes back for a third Olympic Games

Trail native Lauren Regula is proud to represent her country in softball at Tokyo Olympic Games

  • May 17, 2021
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Twenty-two BCHL grads chasing Stanley Cup as NHL playoffs begin

The list includes Alex Newhook, getting his first taste of NHL playoffs with the Colorado Avalanche

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Kerry Reed

West Kootenay Fishing Report: Spring fishing, the bite is on!!

Anglers having great results on Kootenay Lake and Columbia River

  • May 14, 2021
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The Trail Smoke Eaters wrapped up their tough 20-game season on Saturday. Photo: Stephen Piccolo

Penticton Vees shut out Trail Smoke Eaters in final game

Vees perfect on power play, end Smoke Eaters season in convincing fashion

The Trail Smoke Eaters wrapped up their tough 20-game season on Saturday. Photo: Stephen Piccolo
Castlegar Parks and Trails Society is asking dirt bike and ATV operators to stay off hiking trails. Photo: Submitted

Dirt bikes and ATVs damaging West Kootenay hiking trails

Trails society asks operators to obey the signs and keep off the trails

Castlegar Parks and Trails Society is asking dirt bike and ATV operators to stay off hiking trails. Photo: Submitted
Former Trail Smoke Eaters forward Braeden Tuck was named co-captain of NCAA Div. 1 team Sacred Heart University. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters alumnus to lead Sacred Heart University

Former Smoke Eaters captain Braeden Tuck to co-captain Sacred Heart hockey team

Former Trail Smoke Eaters forward Braeden Tuck was named co-captain of NCAA Div. 1 team Sacred Heart University. Photo: Jim Bailey
Logan Terness stopped 34 shots and was named first star in a 2-1 victory over the Cranbrook Bucks on Saturday. Photo: Steve Piccolo

Trail Smoke Eaters beat Bucks, fall to Vees as they head into the final week

The Trail Smoke Eaters will play their final three games of the season this week

Logan Terness stopped 34 shots and was named first star in a 2-1 victory over the Cranbrook Bucks on Saturday. Photo: Steve Piccolo
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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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Penticton Vees forward Luc Wilson (22) scored twice in a 5-0 win over the Trail Smoke Eaters Monday at the South Okanagan Event Centre in Penticton. Photo: Steve Piccolo

Penticton Vees shut out Trail Smoke Eaters

Penticton Vees goalie Kaedon Lane stops 20 shots in a 5-0 victory over the Trail Smoke Eaters

Penticton Vees forward Luc Wilson (22) scored twice in a 5-0 win over the Trail Smoke Eaters Monday at the South Okanagan Event Centre in Penticton. Photo: Steve Piccolo
Rossland siblings Remi and Jasmine Drolet were named to the national ski team program.

Rossland siblings named to National Ski Team program

Remi and Jasmine Drolet were named to Canada’s senior and junior cross-country ski programs

Rossland siblings Remi and Jasmine Drolet were named to the national ski team program.