Bantam Trackers struggle with games two and three at KIBIHT

first_imgUp next, the Bantam Trackers will be having a rematch tonight, Friday, against the Prairie Storm in the quarter-finals of the Tournament. Puck drop is 5:00 p.m. PST. FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Northeast B.C. Bantam Trackers are currently in Kamloops for the Kamloops International Bantam Ice Hockey Tournament.After winning game one of the Tournament on Wednesday, January 1, the Trackers have not had the best of luck since that game.For game two, on Thursday, the Trackers took on the North Zone Kings.- Advertisement -This game was close throughout, eventually leading to some overtime. Despite a strong play, the Trackers were unable to win as they fell 3-2 to the Kings.Then for game three, on Friday morning, the Trackers would go on to face the Balgonie Prairie Storm.In that game, the Trackers only managed to score one goal, falling a heavy loss of 5-1 to the Prairie Storm.Advertisementlast_img read more

Telemundo reassigns mayor’s girlfriend

first_imgLOS ANGELES: When the ex-anchorwoman’s suspension ends, she’ll cover Riverside. By Alice Walton CITY NEWS SERVICE The KVEA-TV reporter/anchorwoman suspended over her romantic relationship with Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will return to work as a Riverside- Following an investigation by the station, KVEA general manager Manuel Abud was reassigned and news director Al Corral was suspended for two months without pay. Ibra Morales, president of the Telemundo station group, which oversees 16 of the Spanish-language network’s stations, was also reprimanded. The mayor announced June 8 that he and his wife, Corina, were separating after more than 20 years of marriage. She filed for divorce four days later. Salinas had covered politics for KVEA, including stories on Villaraigosa’s effort to gain control over the Los Angeles Unified School District. She also covered Villaraigosa when he traveled to New York City in March 2006 and Sacramento three months later. At the end of last year, station managers agreed to reassign Salinas so her job would not involve stories about Villaraigosa, citing “a friendship that had developed between the reporter and the mayor,” according to a memo Telemundo President Don Browne sent to the station’s staff last month. In April, Salinas became a temporary news anchor and read lead-ins and other materials involving stories on Villaraigosa and politics. On June 8 and June 11, Salinas read stories about Villaraigosa’s separation in what Browne called “a flagrant violation of these guidelines.”160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! based general assignment reporter, a station official confirmed Monday. Executives at the station’s parent company, Telemundo, suspended Mirthala Salinas Aug. 2 for two months without pay after determining her relationship with the mayor had violated Channel 52’s ethical standards. When she returns to work next Monday, Salinas will be assigned to the station’s Inland Empire News Bureau, according to KVEA spokesman Victor Franco, who said he could not elaborate on the reasons behind the decision. Villaraigosa spokesman Matt Szabo declined to comment on the announcement. The couple’s relationship was first disclosed by the Daily News in July. last_img read more