Jessica Schwitek

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Regulation passed last fall now in effect for Columbia

Motorized boats on the Upper Columbia River are now restricted to 20hp

  • May 18th, 2017 2:30pm

Resource Society receives funds for playground projects

Golden Community Resource Society received donations to update Kinsman Park equipment and washrooms

  • May 16th, 2017 10:00am

Golden officer named to Alexa’s Team

Golden RCMP officer was added to the 2016 Alexa’s Team

  • May 15th, 2017 3:00pm

Golden residents asked to conserve water due to a damaged well

A high producing well in Golden was damaged by a transport truck, making water conservation a high priority this season

  • May 15th, 2017 2:00pm

Golden residents asked to conserve water due to a damaged well

A high producing well in Golden was damaged by a transport truck, making water conservation a high priority this season.

  • May 15th, 2017 6:00am

Former Golden Mayor’s TEDx talk viewable online

Christina Benty recently had the honour of participating in a TEDx conference, and now you can see her speech online

  • May 14th, 2017 7:30am

Former Golden Mayor’s TEDx talk viewable online

Christina Benty recently had the honour of participating in a TEDx conference, and now you can see her speech online.

  • May 12th, 2017 5:00pm

Continued education kept opportunities open after high school

Golden's Anju Mall has continued to learn over the last 15 years, improving her reading and writing, among other skills.

  • May 9th, 2017 8:00am

New working group bringing local food issues out at forum

Golden's new Local Food Matters Working Group is hosting a community forum on local food to find out what the local priorities are.

  • Apr 28th, 2017 7:00am

Dolphins coaches expect great achievements from club this year

The Golden Dolphins Swim Club is getting ready for a great season as they prepare for the pool to open next month.

  • Apr 26th, 2017 12:00pm

Golden lucky to have grand masters in town for fiddle camp

Over spring break Golden was fortunate enough to be able to participate in a fiddle camp, supported by members of the Metis Nation.

  • Apr 12th, 2017 3:00pm

Golden remembers husband, father and friend Mark McFadden

When you met Mark McFadden, you met a friend for life. That’s what all his friends say, and there are a lot of them.

  • Mar 30th, 2017 3:00pm

Charity trip provided hundreds of eye exams and dental procedures

Two Golden medical professionals recently came home from a charitable trip to Nicaragua where they provided eye and dental care.

  • Mar 29th, 2017 4:00pm

Métis group gains new equipment through grant

The Métis Nation Columbia River Society received a grant to purchase archery equipment which has been utilized by many groups.

  • Mar 24th, 2017 6:00am

Local mediator wants to ensure services remain available in Golden

Local mediator Donna Rintoul held a brainstorming session to try to find a way to keep mediation services visible in the community.

  • Mar 22nd, 2017 2:00pm

Shear Perfection celebrating 25 years in business in Golden

Linda Hautala opened up her own salon, Shear Perfection, 25 years ago.

  • Mar 17th, 2017 3:00pm

Council Notes: Highway sign construction begins this spring

A new sign will be constructed at the junction of Highway 1 and Highway 95, funded through the Resort Municipality Initiative.

  • Mar 15th, 2017 7:00pm

Tourism Golden recognized for excellence

Destination BC awarded Tourism Golden with BC Destination Marketing Organization Association Professional Excellence Award.

  • Mar 10th, 2017 3:00pm

Golden drama camp activates kids’ imagination

This spring break, Golden youth are going to get the opportunity to grow their theatrical skills with a week-long drama camp.

  • Mar 2nd, 2017 8:00pm

The Golden Film Festival is back

The Golden Film Festival is making a comeback this year, and organizer Jessie Oatway is already accepting submissions.

  • Feb 28th, 2017 7:00pm