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by Contributor on Monday Jul 19 2021

The first Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program (KLAIP) for younger anglers is happening very soon, so kids are encouraged to get their trout heads in the game.

Kids must submit their rainbow or bull trout heads to one of four local depots by the end of July to participate in the August 1, 2021 draw. 

The youth KLAIP is running for the summer. By fishing for rainbow and bull...

by Emanuel Sequeira KIJHL Director of Communications on Sunday Jul 11 2021

Thomas Skelton is impressed that he was able to finish his MindRight Ride for Mental Health.

He applauds everyone for getting on board to help blow past the goal of raising $10,000 for MindRight, earning $15,000 in donations.

More importantly, the Fernie Ghostriders associate coach and assistant GM is proud of the conversations struck on...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jul 05 2021

Four members of the Kootenay Chaos track club took advantage of the province re-opening competitions for sports teams, province wide, after many months of COVID-19 shutdowns by travelling to Kelowna Saturday to compete in the Jack Brow Track and Field meet.

Mallard’s Source for sports welcomes the re-opening of sporting events after the pandemic, as well as saluting the Chaos athletes...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jun 22 2021

Granite Pointe at Nelson was a busy place Sunday as dads, sons and daughters competed in the Ted Allen’s Jewellery Father’s Day Shoot-out Golf Tournament.

Winners in the Best-Ball event included:

  • Father and Son – Dave and Mike Zarikoff
  • Father and Daughter — Bob and Ashley Hall
  • Father and Son (Little Guys) — Mike and Harris Tucker

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by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jun 21 2021

Traction on Demand in Nelson is partnering with Kootenay Mountain Biking and Cycling BC iRide to offer a summer camp like no other — Bikes’n Bytes.

The camp, which runs from August 16-20, 2021, is the best of both worlds for youth between the age of 9-12 in Nelson and area.

“By 2030, the demand for advanced IT and programming skills is...

by Emanuel Sequeira KIJHL Director of Communications on Monday Jun 21 2021

As the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League puts into place plans to re-start after the past two years dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, Director of Communications Emanuel Sequeira has been speaking with former grads on their careers after Junior B Hockey.

Dylan Walchuk spent the 2008-09 season with the Nelson Leafs, helping them win the KIJHL championship under the guidance of...

by Emanuel Sequeira KIJHL Director of Communications on Monday Jun 14 2021

In a media release Monday, the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) announced approve a number of new measures and initiatives following a virtually hosted 2021 Annual General Meeting on Saturday, June 12th.

During the virtual meeting, league members covered a wide range of topics and approve a number of new measures and initiatives as the Junior B league looks to return...

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Friday Jun 11 2021

Eugene Volokhov of Balfour is one happy fisherman.

The Balfour resident recently was announced by the West Arm Outdoors Club and B.C. Wildlife Federation as the winner of the grand prize draw of the Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program. 

Volokhov is the grand prize winner of the Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program final draw, winning a sleek 18’ Kingfisher boat equipped with...

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