StarSkaters Chiara Minchin

Kootenay competition had constellation of stars from Nakusp

The Nakusp Figure Skating Club had four StarSkaters attend the East Kootenay Competition in Kimberley held Nov. 29 -30.

The Nakusp Figure Skating Club had four StarSkaters attend the East Kootenay Competition in Kimberley held Nov. 29 -30.

Olivia Mang earned her Bronze Evaluation in Star 1 (Group 3), Chiara Minchin her Silver Evaluation in Star 1 (Group 2). Haven Rahn received Silver Evaluation in Star 1 (Group 3), and Kiley Waterfield gained a Bronze Evaluation in Star 3 (Group 2), as well as fourth place in Elements 1 (Group 3) and fifth in Introductory Interpretive (Group 1).

The StarSkaters have also been busy preparing for tests. The Nakusp Figure Skating Club held a test day on Dec.7, and in addition to seven skaters from Nakusp who tested, there were also skaters testing from Revelstoke, Castlegar, Nelson and Rossland Figure Skating Clubs. The event’s dance partners were Fruitvale brothers Jacob and Robert Verhelst, and Cheyenne Irvine from Kamloops evaluated group.

Local skaters Haven Rahn, Chiara Minchin, Olivia Mang, Melissa Hascarl, Maya Watson, Kiley Waterfield all tested well, passing examinations. The skaters are now preparing for upcoming competitions in January in Rossland and Fruitvale, and a competition in Kelowna in March.

Registration is ongoing for Pre CanSkate, CanSkate and StarSkate Programs for boys and girls ages three and up. For more information or to register, please contact Kelly Waterfield at 250-265-4675.

 

Just Posted

More burning prohibitions rescinded in southeast B.C.

Category 2 and 3 fires will be permitted in Southeast Fire Centre as of 1p.m. on Wednesday.

B.C. parents leery of HPV cervical cancer vaccine

Provincial registration uptake among lowest in Canada

Municipal spending outpaces population growth 4-fold in B.C.: report

Canadian Federation of Independent Business has released its annual operational spending report

Winlaw preemie survives smoky birth

GoFundMe Campaign started for West Kootenay family with preemie baby.

Youth on the Loose: Centre takes trip to Whatshan Lake

The trip was organized by the Nakusp and Area Youth Network

Conservation officer frees B.C. deer from flotation gear mishap

BC Conservation Officer Service is reminding residents to keep backyards clear of entanglements

Ottawa to name new ambassador for women, peace and security, Freeland says

Chrystia Freeland also confirmed Canada would spend about $25 million to fund number of initiatives

‘A little bright spot:’ Ottawa residents rescue dog trapped beneath rubble

Freelance journalist says rescue of a dog trapped under rubble was happy ending amid chaos in Ottawa

B.C. deaf community wants different sign languages on federal accessibility act

Advocates also want Indigenous Sign Language to be recognized on the Indigenous Language Act

VIDEO: B.C.-born firefighter remembered by MP in emotional speech

Family asks first responders to look after one another in wake of suicide, growing concerns of PTSD

Airline has ‘close call’ with drone while en route to B.C. airport

Jazz Aviation reported the drone sighting near Vancouver to the RCMP and Transport Canada

Tragic accident claims life of B.C. toddler

Fundraising effort has been created to help mom and family

B.C. nanny charged with sex abuse of 3 children

Saanich Police seek potential victims of Johnathon Lee Robichaud from Central Saanich

‘I’m no quitter’ on climate change issues, McKenna says at G7 ministers meeting

David Suzuki says if McKenna believes what she’s saying, she too should quit

Most Read