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The Columbia Basin Trust is providing $25,000 for a natural playscape at Begbie View Elementary . (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke youth activity projects funded by Columbia Basin Trust

In total the trust granted $500,000 to 80 projects across the region

A Nelson Leafs player takes a shot on a Beaver Valley Nitehawks goaltender during the 2020 playoffs. The KIJHL announced Saturday it was cancelling the 2020-21 season. Photo: Jim Bailey/Trail Times

KIJHL cancels season due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions

It’s the second straight season the KIJHL has had to shut down prematurely

BCHL

BCHL season delayed once more, but league still hopes to play

The junior A league isn’t ready to sink the season, which is now pushed back into March

The Greater Vernon Ringette Association is one of six Vernon sports groups benefitting from B.C.’s Local Sport Relief Fund. (Morning Star file photo)

Relief funds keep Okanagan in the game

Clubs at risk of closure due to inability to offer programs and fundraise

The Greater Vernon Ringette Association is one of six Vernon sports groups benefitting from B.C.’s Local Sport Relief Fund. (Morning Star file photo)
The Stoked Cubs U11 girls hockey team is the first girls team in Revelstoke in a long time. (Submitted)

Revelstoke’s girls hockey team skating towards $100,000 competition

The U11 team pitched support for the food bank in a submission to the Good Deed’s Cup

The Stoked Cubs U11 girls hockey team is the first girls team in Revelstoke in a long time. (Submitted)
Brett Forsythe battles it out in a game of singles pickleball on ice at Okanagan Training Rink Thursday, Jan. 7 in support of the Vernon Food Bank. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Pickleball play hits the ice in Okanagan

Rivals battle it out in support of the food bank

Brett Forsythe battles it out in a game of singles pickleball on ice at Okanagan Training Rink Thursday, Jan. 7 in support of the Vernon Food Bank. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
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Stoked Cubs team pitches good deed for national competition
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Injured Humboldt Broncos players back to physio after COVID-19 lockdown
Yu Sasaki started Far East Bistro seven years ago. Though he usually shuts it down for the winter, with the Freeride World Tour cancelled this year he is set up in the parking lot at Southside Market. (Photo by Oscar Bascones)

Revelstoke food truck stays open while Freeride World Tour is closed

Yu Sasaki would normally stash Far East Bistro for the winter, but the pandemic changed that

  • Jan 12, 2021
Yu Sasaki started Far East Bistro seven years ago. Though he usually shuts it down for the winter, with the Freeride World Tour cancelled this year he is set up in the parking lot at Southside Market. (Photo by Oscar Bascones)
BCHL

BCHL delays start of the season as provincial health orders remain in place

The junior A league has been forced to abandon a plan to start in mid-January

BCHL
The KIJHL season won’t continue until at least Feb. 5. Photo: Tyler Harper

KIJHL postpones regular season until Feb. 5

The announcement follows an extension of the province’s athletic travel restrictions

The KIJHL season won’t continue until at least Feb. 5. Photo: Tyler Harper
Marek Glowacki, 80, broke a national record this summer in the shot put. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)
Marek Glowacki, 80, broke a national record this summer in the shot put. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)
Raymond Speerbrecker was voted fan favourite in the 2018/2019 season. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

KIJHL captains talk pandemic season

There have been ups and downs

  • Dec 18, 2020
Raymond Speerbrecker was voted fan favourite in the 2018/2019 season. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
The Pat Quinn Classic has been a popular tournament for top bantam and peewee teams in recent years, but COVID-19 means there will be no physical event this season. The scholarships established by the tournament are carrying on. (Pat Quinn Classic photo)

Pat Quinn Classic scholarships continue even as COVID cancels tournament

Female and male bantam players province wide are encouraged to apply for $1,000 scholarships

The Pat Quinn Classic has been a popular tournament for top bantam and peewee teams in recent years, but COVID-19 means there will be no physical event this season. The scholarships established by the tournament are carrying on. (Pat Quinn Classic photo)
BCHL

BCHL pushes back season start due to provincial health orders

The delay is minimal, just six days, for now. But the league is open to starting up after Christmas

BCHL
Revelstoke Mountain Resort was voted Best Ski Resort in Canada in the 2020 World Ski Awards. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke Mountain Resort voted best in Canada

The World Ski Awards announced the 2020 winners

Revelstoke Mountain Resort was voted Best Ski Resort in Canada in the 2020 World Ski Awards. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is mouring the death of former president Len Dergousoff of Salmon Arm. The longtime Revelstoke Grizziies board member, who was president from 1999-2002, lost a year-long battle with cancer at age 80. (Dergousoff family photo)

Former KIJHL president dies after cancer battle

Len Dergousoff, 80, of Salmon Arm, was longtime Revelstoke Grizzlies exec, president 1999-2002

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is mouring the death of former president Len Dergousoff of Salmon Arm. The longtime Revelstoke Grizziies board member, who was president from 1999-2002, lost a year-long battle with cancer at age 80. (Dergousoff family photo)
Fred Lynn On MacD W Shoulder this October, near Rogers Pass. (Photo by Olivier Denis-Larocque)

Get an annual winter permit says Parks Canada to Rogers Pass users

Daily permits may not be available but system will be enforced

Fred Lynn On MacD W Shoulder this October, near Rogers Pass. (Photo by Olivier Denis-Larocque)
The ‘new normal’ for hockey parents in Chilliwack and elsewhere in B.C., watching their kids from outside of the arena due to COVID-19 protocols. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack hockey parents petition to be let back in the arena

Refused access due to pandemic protocols, parents are now applying pressure to loosen the rules

The ‘new normal’ for hockey parents in Chilliwack and elsewhere in B.C., watching their kids from outside of the arena due to COVID-19 protocols. (Submitted photo)
The Revelstoke Ski Club’s annual Ski Swap has been cancelled this year. (Marissa Tiel/ Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke ski club fundraisers moving online

Snowflake Wine Fest and the ski swap have been cancelled

The Revelstoke Ski Club’s annual Ski Swap has been cancelled this year. (Marissa Tiel/ Revelstoke Review)
The KIJHL is scheduled to start in November and the Revelstoke Grizzlies are still in need of places for players to stay. 
(Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke Grizzlies need homes for players

The hockey season is scheduled to start in November

The KIJHL is scheduled to start in November and the Revelstoke Grizzlies are still in need of places for players to stay. 
(Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)
The 2020 Penticton Dragon Boat Festival will not be held due to coronavirus. (Western News file photo)
The 2020 Penticton Dragon Boat Festival will not be held due to coronavirus. (Western News file photo)