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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...

by Contributor on Monday Jun 07 2021

It’s June and seems like Summer is almost here. We had some pretty hot days to finish the month of May, and June has started off with some pretty hot weather as well.  Although, the past few days have cooled off and feels more like spring again.

In saying that, the water temperature warmed up to its optimal temp, and the fish have been feeding consistently.

Here’s the latest...

by Boundary Sentinel on Wednesday Jun 02 2021

 New owner, now a new head coach.

The Grand Forks Border Bruins recently welcomed the hockey team’s new head coach and GM for the upcoming Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season.

Former Selkirk College Saints skipper, Dave Hnatiuk, joins the Boundary City squad after spending the last two seasons as the Head Coach of the BC Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) team...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday May 31 2021

After the L.V. Rogers Bombers capture a pair of BC High School AA Soccer Championships in the late 1990’s, it took a few years for the Heritage City school to return to the top of the podium.

In 2016, the Bombers again shocked the province by capturing the BC High School AA Girl's Soccer Championship in Campbell River.

The Bombers were pushed the max, but managed to edge Lower...

by Contributor on Sunday May 30 2021

Nelson’s Glacier Gymnastics hosted the 2021 Virtual Kootenay Zone Championships, which due the COVID-19 restrictions, took more than a month to complete.

More than 100 gymnasts from Trail, Castlegar, Cranbrook and Kimberley participated in the event vying for individual all-around and event titles.

The Glacier Team won 93 medals, eight of which were first place All Around...

by Contributor on Thursday May 27 2021

by Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Director of Communications

A Nelson Minor Hockey grad is one of 1313 student-athletes selected by the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League to receive league bursaries, including three from the Doug Birks Division.

Brendan Vulcano of the Revelstoke Grizzlies joins a dozen other players and one official as part of the...