SilverBacks open season versus rival Vernon Vipers

The British Columbia Hockey League has released its schedule for the 2011-12 season, the 50th in league history.

The British Columbia Hockey League has released its schedule for the 2011-12 season, the 50th in league history.

A focus was placed on Friday and Saturday evening games (prime nights), with significant increases made compared to last season. Of the 480 games scheduled, 67 per cent will take place on prime nights. With Sundays included, 83 per cent of games will be prime or Sunday starts leaving only 17 per cent of games midweek. The puck drops on the upcoming campaign on Friday, Sept. 23 with 14 teams in action. The SilverBacks start their season with a home-and-home series versus the rival Vernon Vipers.

 

Just Posted

Festival goers at the 27th annual Roots and Blues Festival

The Observer asked: Where are you from and what brought you to the festival?

In photos: The 27th Annual Salmon Arm Roots and Blues Festival

Images from Friday evening and Saturday at the festival grounds.

Summerland cannabis shop receives approval in principle

Inspection now required before Green Gaia may sell cannabis

North Okanagan-Shuswap Liberal candidate responds to Trudeau ethics report

Prime Minister’s immediate response to commissioner’s findings appreciated

QUIZ: How much do you remember about Woodstock?

Weekend music festival in Bethel, New York, was held 50 years ago

U16 B.C. fastpitch team named national champs

Girls went undefeated at national tournament in Calgary

Summerland’s downtown has gone through numerous changes

Main Street has been commercial hub of community for many years

Advocates ‘internationalize’ the fight to free Raif Badawi from Saudi prison

Raif Badawi was arrested on June 17, 2012, and was later sentenced to 1,000 lashes and 10 years in jail for his online criticism of Saudi clerics

Okanagan climate advocacy group protests against Tolko

Group to demonstrate outside Vernon head office Monday over plan to log close to water supply

Okanagan Cultural Connections live venue tour kicks off in Vernon

Two dozen promoters, national booking agents, and music reps to visit venues from Vernon to Oliver

Most Read