Jessica Schwitek

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Pedestrian struck and killed in Yoho National Park

A Quebec woman was killed after being struck by a vehicle on Takkakaw Falls Road on Sunday afternoon

  • Aug 21st, 2017 2:50pm

Golden defies BC trend with fewer bear calls

BC is reporting almost double the number of bear calls as last year, but Golden is reporting fewer

  • Aug 17th, 2017 1:30pm

Witnesses aided in arrest of male east of Golden

Police arrest a man on Hwy 1 after driving over spike belts and attempting to steal another vehicle

  • Aug 10th, 2017 2:45pm

Legacy project collecting oral history of Golden pioneers

A new legacy project is ensuring that the Punjabi Canadian history, including Golden’s, is preserved

  • Aug 2nd, 2017 12:00pm

Wildfire fighting equipment stolen in Southeast Fire Centre

The theft of a water pump and hoses has hindered firefighting efforts on the Harrop Creek wildfire

  • Aug 2nd, 2017 8:00am

Highway 95 remains closed near Canal Flats due to wildfire

Wildfire crews are working to contain a 130-hectare fire 13-km south of Canal Flats sparked Sunday

  • Jul 31st, 2017 9:40am

Wind gusts in Golden reached 89 km/h in last night’s storm

Golden has a strong wind storm last night (July 23), that caused damage all over town

  • Jul 24th, 2017 9:45am

New Schacher Trail Shelter opened on Mount 7

Last week the people involved in the Schacher Trail development gathered for an official opening

  • Jul 19th, 2017 3:00pm

Patsy Cline tribute comes to the Golden Legion on Friday

An evening with Patsy Cline is a the Golden Legion tonight (July 14)

  • Jul 14th, 2017 10:15am

Dolphins hosted Okanagan teams for annual swim meet

Find out how the Golden Dolphins did at their home meet last weekend

  • Jul 13th, 2017 1:00pm

Daycare owner retires after fulfilling 39-year career

Lorrain Daley has taken the plunge and retired after having her own daycare for more than 20 years

  • Jul 12th, 2017 2:00pm

Campfires banned in Golden and Southeast Fire Centre starting today

Starting today (July 7) at noon campfires will be banned throughout the Southeast Fire Centre

  • Jul 7th, 2017 10:00am

Family appealing for help in search for son presumed drowned

The family of David Gavin, presumed drowned near Kinbasket, is asking for boaters to help search

  • Jul 5th, 2017 10:00am

High energy Gypsophilia play Summer Kicks

Gypsophilia is playing a Tuesday Summer Kicks show on June 27 with the Parson Jazz Cooperative

  • Jun 23rd, 2017 2:40pm

Council Notes: Town of Golden enters partnership for charging stations

Accelerate Kootenays will bring electric vehicle charging stations to central locations in town

  • Jun 16th, 2017 2:00pm

Couple fends off bear attack with minor injury

A young couple camping near Golden fends off a black bear with only minor injuries

  • Jun 14th, 2017 11:10am

Holly and Jon open up Summer Kicks next Wednesday

Golden’s outdoor summer concert series opens up next week with folk duo Holly and Jon

  • Jun 8th, 2017 2:30pm

Golden Gurdwara is recognized for its historical significance

The Golden Sikh Temple has been recognized under B.C.’s Heritage Conservation Act

  • Jun 7th, 2017 8:50am

Five priorities came out of Local Food Forum

Golden’s Local Food Matters Working Group identified five priorites after community forum

  • Jun 1st, 2017 9:30am

Lineup released for Summer Kicks concert series

The bands have been announced for the 10-week outdoor summer concert series

  • May 31st, 2017 3:40pm