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The Adult 3-on-3 Christmas Madness hockey Tournament, scheduled to take place Dec. 29-30 at the South Cariboo Rec. Centre has been cancelled due to a shortage of registrants.



Cross-country ski instructor Gary Carlson will be offering a classic technique clinic at the 100 Mile Nordics 99 Mile Ski Trails on Jan. 5, from 9:30 a.m. to noon.

The clinic is designed for skiers with some experience and will cover diagonal stride, one-step double pole and uphill technique. Questions about waxing will be also be addressed.

People must pre-register by calling Carlson at 250-395-2063.



Make sure to set aside Jan. 12-13 for the Cariboo Challenge Sled Dog Race at 108 Heritage Site.

There will be spectator-friendly four-, six- and 10-dog races, a junior class, skijoring race and a dog weight-pull.

Racing on both days is from 10 a.m. to about 3 p.m. and there will be a bon fire and concession on site.


Atom Development Primal Electric Milers, Williams Lake Atom Development Timberwolves and female Peewee Ainsworth Timber Chix challenge each other in round robin hockey games at the South Cariboo Rec. Centre.

The games will be Jan. 5 at 10 a.m., 12:15 p.m. and 4:15 p.m., and again Jan. 6 at 9 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.




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