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KIJHL sets season starting date of October 2, 2020

Teams to move to move forward with the scheduling and delivery of summer camps and programs under the guidance of the league and BC Hockey

Canada West cancels fall sports due to COVID-19

B.C. student athletes at seven universities impacted by cancellation, more cancellations possible

RDCK closes all indoor recreational facilities until at least August 18

The district said closures are necessary to meet financial plan and to deliver safe programming

Angler incentive project launched on Kootenay Lake

Anglers are encouraged to keep their catch on Kootenay Lake and enter a chance to win big prizes

KIJHL looking for government assistance to keep sticks on the ice

Commissioner says league may not continue without support

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

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2020 BC Winter games wrap-up

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

Update: Hockey Canada brings Junior and Minor Hockey seasons to abrupt end

Due to COVID-19, Hockey Canada cancels the BCHL and KIJHL playoffs, as well as BC provincials

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

KIJHL hires Jeff Dubois as new commissioner

Emanuel Sequeira Communications Manager, KIJHL Jeff Dubois has been hired as the…

Creston Valley Thunder Cats bounce back with three-game winning streak

Creston KIJHL team must keep winning to have chance at playoffs

  • Jan 30, 2020

Creston Valley Thunder Cats outlast Grand Forks Border Bruins in overtime

Creston team beat Grand Forks 5-4 on Jan. 18; goaltender injured during game

  • Jan 23, 2020

VIDEO: Kootenay Patricks assemble for first practice ahead of charity game

The group of locals will play Montreal Canadiens alumni next week

Creston Valley Thunder Cats rookies pave the way for progress

Rookie Corbin Cockerill is Creston’s leading rookie scorer; 12 points in 12 games for Ty Grisedale

  • Jan 15, 2020

Creston Valley Thunder Cats start new year with losses

Creston KIJHL team drops first 2020 decisions to Nelson Leafs and Kimberley Dynamiters

  • Jan 8, 2020

Injuries and the flu leave Thunder Cats shorthanded in Okanagan division

The Creston Valley Thunder Cats’ play against the Okanagan division this season…

  • Dec 4, 2019

Canadian Cross Country Championships in Abbotsford on Saturday

Hundreds of the best runners in the country competing at Clearbrook Park

Registration for the East Kootenay Volleyball Club opens Dec. 1

Players in age groups 13 to 18 can join the club and compete across eastern BC and Alberta

The Thunder Cats road trip didn’t get off to a good start

The first weekend of the Creston Valley Thunder Cats give-game road trip…

  • Nov 27, 2019