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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)
BCHL

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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Cranbrook Bucks forward and Nelson native Noah Quinn is seen here signing his commitment papers to Bemidji State University. Photo: Submitted

Cranbrook Bucks forward Noah Quinn commits to NCAA Div 1 school

The Nelson native will join Bemidji State University in 2023

Cranbrook Bucks forward and Nelson native Noah Quinn is seen here signing his commitment papers to Bemidji State University. Photo: Submitted
Bc Parks agreed to let the Triathlon run in August last summer but it is preferred that it runs during the shoulder season in June. Bulletin file
Bc Parks agreed to let the Triathlon run in August last summer but it is preferred that it runs during the shoulder season in June. Bulletin file
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)
BCHL

Flooding fallout forces BCHL to postpone more games

Nine matches are being pushed back, but the junior A league has also added nine regional games

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The Bucks were to play the Chilliwack Chiefs at Western Financial Place in Cranbrook on Saturday, Nov. 20. The Trail Smoke Eaters will now be coming to town on Saturday.

Cranbrook Bucks will play Trail instead of Chilliwack Saturday

The Bucks were to play the Chilliwack Chiefs at Western Financial Place on Saturday, Nov. 20. The Trail Smoke Eaters will now be coming to town on Sunday

The Bucks were to play the Chilliwack Chiefs at Western Financial Place in Cranbrook on Saturday, Nov. 20. The Trail Smoke Eaters will now be coming to town on Saturday.
BCHL

BCHL postpones eight games due to flooding

The homes of the Chilliwack Chiefs and Merritt Centennials have been particularly hard hit

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Cranbrook Bucks goalie Evan Gartner makes one of his 34 saves for his first BCHL shutout as the visiting Bucks handed the Salmon Arm Silverbacks their first regulation time loss, 4-0, Saturday, Nov. 13, at the Shaw Centre. (Chris Fowler Photography)

Bucks topple top-ranked Silverback two nights in a row

Cranbrook Bucks are now at 8-5, and stand at fourth place in the BCHL’s Interior Conference.

Cranbrook Bucks goalie Evan Gartner makes one of his 34 saves for his first BCHL shutout as the visiting Bucks handed the Salmon Arm Silverbacks their first regulation time loss, 4-0, Saturday, Nov. 13, at the Shaw Centre. (Chris Fowler Photography)
Cranbrook Bucks goalie Evan Gartner makes one of his 34 saves for his first BCHL shutout as the visiting Bucks handed the Salmon Arm Silverbacks their first regulation time loss, 4-0, Saturday, Nov. 13, at the Shaw Centre. (Chris Fowler Photography)

Cranbrook Bucks stun Salmon Arm Silverbacks

BCHL expansion squad hands Salmon Arm first regulation time loss with 4-0 decision Saturday, Nov. 13

Cranbrook Bucks goalie Evan Gartner makes one of his 34 saves for his first BCHL shutout as the visiting Bucks handed the Salmon Arm Silverbacks their first regulation time loss, 4-0, Saturday, Nov. 13, at the Shaw Centre. (Chris Fowler Photography)
The new BC Senior Curling champions are Kimberley's Buchy rink, shown above accepting the trophy in Abbotsfod. L -R Skip Tom Buchy, Third Dave Toffolo, Second Kevin Maffioli and Lead Darren Will

Kimberley’s Buchy wins provincial seniors curling championship

He may have moved to the senior curling rankgs, but that doesn’t…

The new BC Senior Curling champions are Kimberley's Buchy rink, shown above accepting the trophy in Abbotsfod. L -R Skip Tom Buchy, Third Dave Toffolo, Second Kevin Maffioli and Lead Darren Will
Left-winger Zeth Kindrachuk in front of the Langley Rivermen goal in BCHL action Saturday, Nov. 6, in Langley. (Photo courtesy cranbrookbucks.ca)

Cranbrook Bucks’ short, sharp road trip

Bucks get loss in West Kelowna, a win in Langley; Next game is Friday in Cranbrook

Left-winger Zeth Kindrachuk in front of the Langley Rivermen goal in BCHL action Saturday, Nov. 6, in Langley. (Photo courtesy cranbrookbucks.ca)
The Cranbrook Bucks routed the Merritt Centennials 8-0 at Western Financial Place in Cranbrook, Wednesday, Nov. 3. (Brian Clarkson photo)

Bucks rout Merritt 8-0 in first ever meeting

The Cranbrook Bucks are making all sorts of new friends in this…

The Cranbrook Bucks routed the Merritt Centennials 8-0 at Western Financial Place in Cranbrook, Wednesday, Nov. 3. (Brian Clarkson photo)
Cranbrook’s Jaimee Spring has been named to the B.C. Women’s U18 Provincial Team and will compete in the 2021 Western Regional Women’s U18 Championship set to be held in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, November 1st-6th, 2021.

Jaimee Spring named to BC U-18 team

Team will compete in the 2021 Western Regional Women’s U18 Championship in Portage la Prairie, Nov. 1-6

Cranbrook’s Jaimee Spring has been named to the B.C. Women’s U18 Provincial Team and will compete in the 2021 Western Regional Women’s U18 Championship set to be held in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, November 1st-6th, 2021.
Cranbrook Bucks forward Theo Thrun is pictured in action against the Nanaimo Clippers Saturday, Oct. 30. Photo courtesy <a href="https://www.cranbrookbucks.ca/" target="_blank">cranbrookbucks.ca </a><a href="cranbrookbucks.ca" target="_blank"></a>

Cranbrook Bucks explode for 4-goal 3rd period over Nanaimo

Bucks faced the Clippers for the first time in franchise history Saturday

Cranbrook Bucks forward Theo Thrun is pictured in action against the Nanaimo Clippers Saturday, Oct. 30. Photo courtesy <a href="https://www.cranbrookbucks.ca/" target="_blank">cranbrookbucks.ca </a><a href="cranbrookbucks.ca" target="_blank"></a>
BCHL

BCHL all-star festivities to include Top Prospects Game

All-star events will be held Jan. 14 in Penticton, with NHL and college scouts in attendance

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Members of the Sardis Drumline on the ice at an empty Abbotsford Centre prior to Friday night’s American Hockey League game. (submitted photo)

Chilliwack’s Sardis Drumline gets season-long gig at Vancouver Canucks games

Small groups from Sardis secondary school will perform at 41 National Hockey League matches

Members of the Sardis Drumline on the ice at an empty Abbotsford Centre prior to Friday night’s American Hockey League game. (submitted photo)
The Cranbrook Bucks split weekend games at the BCHL Showcase in Chilliwack against Powell River and Cowichan Valley. Photo courtesy cranbrookbucks.ca.

Bucks split weekend games at BCHL Showcase

Cranbrook falls 3-2 to Powell River, but earns victory against Cowichan Valley

The Cranbrook Bucks split weekend games at the BCHL Showcase in Chilliwack against Powell River and Cowichan Valley. Photo courtesy cranbrookbucks.ca.
BCHL

2021 BCHL Showcase runs Wednesday to Sunday in Chilliwack

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

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