It may still be August and the sun is (intermittently) shining, but hockey season is just around the corner.
The Grand Forks Border Bruins begin their training camp this week with a sign-up on Aug. 28 and ice sessions from Friday to Sunday (Aug. 29-31).
The Bruins also have a couple of exhibition games on the weekend. On Saturday, they travel to Fruitvale for a game against the league champions from Beaver Valley. On Sunday, the Bears travel West for an evening game against Osoyoos.
The first home action for Grand Forks is Tuesday, Aug. 2 when the Bruins host Osoyoos.
The regular season starts on Friday, Sept. 12 when the Bruins host the first of three straight home games. GF hosts 100 Mile House on Friday, Spokane on Saturday and Castlegar on Sunday at 2 p.m.