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Kimberley's Patrick Humenny, owner of Purcell Outdoors, seen here at the first transition zone in the inaugural Black Spur Ultra in 2015, shared some thoughts of what motivates someone to run up and down a mountain for 14+ hours. Photo courtesy of Louise Jackson.

Ultra Marathon running: the highs, the lows, the pain

Kootenay man describes what motivates someone to run 108 km in one shot

BC Games logo. (File photo)

‘The work begins now’ — Quesnel’s 2024 BC Winter Games bid successful

The announcement was made during zoom confrence call on July 28

Owen Sim catches pitch from Devin Holland that goes a bit wide during a game against a team from 100 Mile House Friday afternoon. (Stephanie Hagenaars / Clearwater Times)

Families come from all over to watch minor ball in Barriere

Sixteen teams and over 200 families came to Barriere for the minor ball provincial games.

The Abbotsford Canucks are going with Johnny Canuck as the team’s primary logo.

With logo reveal complete, Abbotsford Canucks GM Ryan Johnson turns attention to hockey

Johnson said it’s been a busy summer relocating from New York, but he’s ready to build the roster

The Abbotsford Canucks are going with Johnny Canuck as the team’s primary logo.
Madyson Clark, at the wheel of number 29, a 1981 Monte Carlo, won the first race of the day, and the first race on the Clearwater Speedway in 15 years, during the re-opening weekend on July 3. (Stephanie Hagenaars / Clearwater Times)
Madyson Clark, at the wheel of number 29, a 1981 Monte Carlo, won the first race of the day, and the first race on the Clearwater Speedway in 15 years, during the re-opening weekend on July 3. (Stephanie Hagenaars / Clearwater Times)
The crew here is at the trailhead of the Flat Iron Trail in Wells Gray Provincial Park. They are about to move the heavy makings for a bench that Clearwater Rotary is building at its first viewpoint. The work bee was held on Sunday, June 13. (L to R) Richard Christenson, Matt Johnstone and Tim Panko. (Rob Vesak / Clearwater Rotary)

Taking in the view

The crew here is at the trailhead of the Flat Iron Trail…

  • Jul 1, 2021
The crew here is at the trailhead of the Flat Iron Trail in Wells Gray Provincial Park. They are about to move the heavy makings for a bench that Clearwater Rotary is building at its first viewpoint. The work bee was held on Sunday, June 13. (L to R) Richard Christenson, Matt Johnstone and Tim Panko. (Rob Vesak / Clearwater Rotary)
A few young minor ball players and enthusiasts sat down to watch the older kids practice for their upcoming provincial games in Barriere July 9 to 11. From l-r: Sophie Collins, Milo Hindle, Theron McLarty, Finn Earle, Tristan Cool and Kai McFadyen. (Photo courtesy of Tera Carter)

Fans of the game

A few young minor ball players and enthusiasts sat down to watch…

  • Jul 1, 2021
A few young minor ball players and enthusiasts sat down to watch the older kids practice for their upcoming provincial games in Barriere July 9 to 11. From l-r: Sophie Collins, Milo Hindle, Theron McLarty, Finn Earle, Tristan Cool and Kai McFadyen. (Photo courtesy of Tera Carter)
Hunter Atwater takes a swing and it’s a hit! The Clearwater U10 minor ball player hit a home run during a game against the Barriere team Friday, June 18 at the Capostinsky Park diamonds. (Stephanie Hagenaars / Clearwater Times)

Clearwater minor ball games back at Capostinsky Park

As the government of British Columbia eased COVID-19 restrictions, the games were…

Hunter Atwater takes a swing and it’s a hit! The Clearwater U10 minor ball player hit a home run during a game against the Barriere team Friday, June 18 at the Capostinsky Park diamonds. (Stephanie Hagenaars / Clearwater Times)
Former Vancouver Canucks players Henrik Sedin, left, and his twin brother Daniel Sedin, both of Sweden, walk onto the ice during a jersey retirement ceremony before an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Wednesday February 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Former Vancouver Canuck stars Daniel and Henrik Sedin join club’s front office

Pair join Vancouver’s hockey operations department as special advisers to general manager Jim Benning

Former Vancouver Canucks players Henrik Sedin, left, and his twin brother Daniel Sedin, both of Sweden, walk onto the ice during a jersey retirement ceremony before an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Wednesday February 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Not only did Clearwater Secondary School students play a round or two of disc golf on Friday (June 4) they lent a hand to make improvements to the course as well. (Photos courtesy of Shelley Sim)

Clearwater youth have fun with disc golf

Disc golf is a new and fun way to get outside this spring and summer.

  • Jun 12, 2021
Not only did Clearwater Secondary School students play a round or two of disc golf on Friday (June 4) they lent a hand to make improvements to the course as well. (Photos courtesy of Shelley Sim)
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BCHL designates Chilliwack as sole host of 2021 Showcase event

After one year in Chilliwack, the league intends to move the event around starting in 2022-23

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Twenty-two BCHL grads chasing Stanley Cup as NHL playoffs begin

The list includes Alex Newhook, getting his first taste of NHL playoffs with the Colorado Avalanche

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Wading Third Canyon Creek in hiking boots. (Photo courtesy of Kay Knox)

Trekking Trails: A long and arduous journey across canyon creeks

Wading the canyon creeks in hiking boots

  • May 16, 2021
Wading Third Canyon Creek in hiking boots. (Photo courtesy of Kay Knox)
Georgia McLellan is currently taking elementary education at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire, but got her hockey start in Clearwater. (Submitted my Georgia McLellan)

Family, hometown reasons for Clearwater athlete’s academic success

Georgia McLellan got her start playing minor hockey in Clearwater.

Georgia McLellan is currently taking elementary education at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire, but got her hockey start in Clearwater. (Submitted my Georgia McLellan)
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BCHL pod season will end without playoffs

With COVID restrictions still hampering the league, the Fred Page Cup won’t be awarded in 2021

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Adam Rosenbaum practices the forward stroke on the Clearwater River Monday afternoon as part of a field training portion of TRU’s adventure studies program. (Stephanie Hagenaars photo)

TRU adventure students optimistic about tourism future in B.C.

The adventure studies program has been practicing on the Clearwater River for almost three decades.

Adam Rosenbaum practices the forward stroke on the Clearwater River Monday afternoon as part of a field training portion of TRU’s adventure studies program. (Stephanie Hagenaars photo)
The soccer season begins April 19. (Submitted photo)

Play set to resume for minor baseball, soccer in Clearwater

Soccer saw higher than usual registration this year

The soccer season begins April 19. (Submitted photo)
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BCHL stays tight-lipped about reasons for leaving Canadian Junior Hockey League

The BCHL retains affiliation with Hockey Canada and BC Hockey, but isn’t saying what comes next

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The Chilliwack Chiefs and Coquitlam Express will finally play games in early April as the BCHL squeezes in a shortened 20 game season. Just-announced provincial funding may help the junior A league offset financial losses caused by the COVID pandemic. (Darren Francis photo)

Province provides relief funding for amateur sport

The government is directing $15 million to teams/leagues impacted by the COVID pandemic

The Chilliwack Chiefs and Coquitlam Express will finally play games in early April as the BCHL squeezes in a shortened 20 game season. Just-announced provincial funding may help the junior A league offset financial losses caused by the COVID pandemic. (Darren Francis photo)
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BCHL will have three teams playing in Burnaby during shortened season

The league announced five pod locations as the junior A league prepares to play in early April

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