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BCHL adopts franchise scorecard at AGM

The scorecard will measure the strengths and weaknesses of each team, so improvements can be made

Coach Brett Colborne, left, U11 players Reese Wright, hardest worker, Olivea Wall, most improved, Cohen Cooke, best all around, and Blaine Wright (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)

Clearwater minor hockey recognizes players, coaches, volunteers

CDMHA holds banquet to after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic

A group photo of all the participants in the 2nd Annual Barriere Pickleball Club Tournament held April 30. (Tracy Sealy submitted photo)

Pickleballers hold annual tournament in Barriere

The 2nd annual Barriere Pickleball Club Tournament was held in the community…

  • May 5, 2022
A group photo of all the participants in the 2nd Annual Barriere Pickleball Club Tournament held April 30. (Tracy Sealy submitted photo)
The Allies Mountain Bike Festival has been cancelled (Simpcw First Nation/Facebook)

Allies Mountain Bike Festival has been cancelled

The much anticipated Allies Mountain Bike Festival scheduled to take place this…

The Allies Mountain Bike Festival has been cancelled (Simpcw First Nation/Facebook)
A dog working cattle during a stock dog competition in Alberta. (Brenda Wilson photo)

Dogs with Jobs coming to Barriere

A showcase of working dogs will be at the Barriere fairgrounds Oct. 15-16.

A dog working cattle during a stock dog competition in Alberta. (Brenda Wilson photo)
Jamie Iwaschuk rides his snowmobile in Blue River. (Zac Oh photo)

Ski-Doo funds Blue River Powder Packer Society caribou watch

The local organization received $5,000 from Ski-Doo P.A.S.S.

Jamie Iwaschuk rides his snowmobile in Blue River. (Zac Oh photo)
A rider carries her speed down a trail reinforced by rocks in the Simpcw trail network. (Paul Masukowitz photo)

Allies Mountain Bikes Festival for trail users to show love and support

Festival to include mountain biking, culture, film, will be first of its kind

A rider carries her speed down a trail reinforced by rocks in the Simpcw trail network. (Paul Masukowitz photo)
Some Williams Lake U11 hockey players enjoyed a game wearing NHL jerseys at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. Back row from left, Callum Peterson - Dallas, Kalen Surette - Vegas, Mike Palmantier - Seattle, Kloey Spence - Vancouver, Tryan Rivet - Pittsburgh, Gavin Francis - Carolina, Cole Olsen - Nashville, Henry Larsson-Allan - Philadelphia, third= row from left, Deklan Fraser - Calgary, Landon Galisky - Buffalo, Matthew Boyd-Gilbert - Detroit, Easton Neuner - St. Louis, Jackson Sache - Anaheim, Flynn Kinley - Edmonton, Lane Judd - Winnipeg, second row from left, Carter McLennan - Arizona, Luc Harrison - Columbus, Sophie Johnson - New Jersey, Jayda Frizzi - New York Islanders, Parker Cook - Colorado, front row from left Zion Campbell - Toronto and Wade Hansen - Montreal. (Clay Palmantier photo)

22 NHL jerseys = fun game on ice

Williams Lake hockey dad Clay Palmantier organized the event

Some Williams Lake U11 hockey players enjoyed a game wearing NHL jerseys at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. Back row from left, Callum Peterson - Dallas, Kalen Surette - Vegas, Mike Palmantier - Seattle, Kloey Spence - Vancouver, Tryan Rivet - Pittsburgh, Gavin Francis - Carolina, Cole Olsen - Nashville, Henry Larsson-Allan - Philadelphia, third= row from left, Deklan Fraser - Calgary, Landon Galisky - Buffalo, Matthew Boyd-Gilbert - Detroit, Easton Neuner - St. Louis, Jackson Sache - Anaheim, Flynn Kinley - Edmonton, Lane Judd - Winnipeg, second row from left, Carter McLennan - Arizona, Luc Harrison - Columbus, Sophie Johnson - New Jersey, Jayda Frizzi - New York Islanders, Parker Cook - Colorado, front row from left Zion Campbell - Toronto and Wade Hansen - Montreal. (Clay Palmantier photo)
Corwin Schieck takes a shot while Zach and Serfie Gontcharov box out opposing players. The Clearwater Secondary School senior boy’s basketball team attended a tournament in the Okanagan at the end of Feb. It had been some time since the CSS team had qualified for the championships. (Submitted photo)

Clearwater Secondary School senior boy’s basketball team attends Okanagan tournament

The Clearwater Secondary School senior boy’s basketball team recently competed in a…

  • Mar 10, 2022
Corwin Schieck takes a shot while Zach and Serfie Gontcharov box out opposing players. The Clearwater Secondary School senior boy’s basketball team attended a tournament in the Okanagan at the end of Feb. It had been some time since the CSS team had qualified for the championships. (Submitted photo)
Bull riding is always a crowd favourite at the North Thompson Fall Fair and BCRA Championship Rodeo Finals on the Labour Day weekend in September at the fairgrounds in Barriere. (Jill Hayward photo)

North Thompson Fall Fair and BCRA Rodeo Finals on Labour Day weekend

NT Fall Fair and Rodeo announce planning has started for 2022 event

Bull riding is always a crowd favourite at the North Thompson Fall Fair and BCRA Championship Rodeo Finals on the Labour Day weekend in September at the fairgrounds in Barriere. (Jill Hayward photo)
Adam Kingsmill, far right, celebrates the opening of the 2022 Paralympic Games with Canadian teammates in Beijing, China. (Facebook photo)

Northwest B.C. Paralympic hockey player takes to the ice in Beijing tonight

The opening hockey game of the 2022 Paralympics features rematch of 2018 gold medal final with USA

Adam Kingsmill, far right, celebrates the opening of the 2022 Paralympic Games with Canadian teammates in Beijing, China. (Facebook photo)
Kris and Jordan Olson check out the wreckage after their dummy skier slammed into a couple of logs at the bottom of the dummy ski races during Sunday Funday at the Clearwater ski hill. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)

Sunday Funday at the Clearwater ski hill

Each team competing in the Sunday Funday relay had to find a…

Kris and Jordan Olson check out the wreckage after their dummy skier slammed into a couple of logs at the bottom of the dummy ski races during Sunday Funday at the Clearwater ski hill. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)
Darren Coates, Barb Smith, Carman Smith and Mary MacLennan don viking attire, ready to protect the wee baby heir, Haakon Haakonson, for the Wells Gray Outdoors Club Birchleg event at the Candle Creek Trails Saturday morning. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)
Darren Coates, Barb Smith, Carman Smith and Mary MacLennan don viking attire, ready to protect the wee baby heir, Haakon Haakonson, for the Wells Gray Outdoors Club Birchleg event at the Candle Creek Trails Saturday morning. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)
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Forty BCHL stars to skate in Top Prospects Game

The all-star showcase will be part of the junior A league’s 60th anniversary weekend in January

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BCHL adopts use of Sporfie video review system

The junior A league experimented with the system at the BCHL Showcase in Chilliwack in October

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Kane Peterson, 9, gets his COVID vaccination at North Sound Pediatrics in Mill Creek, WA on Nov. 6, 2021. A vaccination clinic for children aged 5 to 11 is planned for the Ashcroft HUB on Nov. 30. (Photo credit: Kevin Clark/The Herald)

Children in Interior Health are eligible for vaccines

Children age five to eleven are eligible for COVID-19 vaccine registration

Kane Peterson, 9, gets his COVID vaccination at North Sound Pediatrics in Mill Creek, WA on Nov. 6, 2021. A vaccination clinic for children aged 5 to 11 is planned for the Ashcroft HUB on Nov. 30. (Photo credit: Kevin Clark/The Herald)
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BCHL taking out-of-conference games off the schedule for rest of 2021-22 season

The league is shifting to regional matchups with travel still hindered province wide

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Chilliwack’s Cameron Johnson is one of 24 BCHL skaters added to an online all-star ballot along with eight goaltenders. (Darren Francis photo)

BCHL adds 24 skaters, 8 goaltenders to online all-star ballot

Voting is open until Tuesday to determine which six skaters and four goalies make the game

Chilliwack’s Cameron Johnson is one of 24 BCHL skaters added to an online all-star ballot along with eight goaltenders. (Darren Francis photo)
Chilliwack Chief Abram Wiebe is one of 18 BCHLers named to the All-Star three-on-three tournament following a poll of league coaches. (Darren Francis photo)

BCHL coaches determine initial 18 skaters for three-on-three all-star tournament

Remaining all-stars will be determined through online fan voting

Chilliwack Chief Abram Wiebe is one of 18 BCHLers named to the All-Star three-on-three tournament following a poll of league coaches. (Darren Francis photo)