Local News

RCMP Report: Detachment seeing increase in calls from 2016

For the first half of 2017 the Golden RCMP are receiving more calls than the same period in 2016

  • Jun 21st, 2017

Search for missing aircraft continues near Kimberly

It’s been a week since an aircraft carrying two people went missing between Cranbrook and Kamloops

Council Notes: Town of Golden enters partnership for charging stations

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

RCMP Report: Ten files for one male in first week of June

The 24 year-old-male, a resident of Golden, was eventually held in custody

  • Jun 16th, 2017

Couple fends off bear attack with minor injury

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

Trio fined for skiing in closed winter permit area in Glacier National Park

Three backcountry skiers fined after they were caught in the McGill Shoulder area when it was closed

Christy Clark on suddenly using ideas from NDP, Greens
  • 9 hours ago


Bear, bears and more bears


Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon delivers throne speech


Kelowna-Mission MLA Steve Thomson elected as speaker of the B.C. legislature


GADSAR received crucial rescue equipment upgrades

Three SAR teams, including Golden, have purchased new HETS equipment to assist in rescues

  • Jun 7th, 2017

RCMP Report: Police called twice for disturbance with same female

The Golden RCMP received two seperate calls about the same woman causing a disturbance

  • Jun 6th, 2017

Stolen mail from across B.C. recovered after arrest in Langford

Two men in their 20’s from Burnaby and Maple Ridge face multiple criminal charges.

  • Jun 6th, 2017

Five priorities came out of Local Food Forum

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

Fine issued to Golden resident for improperly locked garbage bin

A local resident was fined $230 after a bear got into the home’s unlocked garbage bin

Exclusive: Lieutenant-governor speaks for first time about minority government (with video)

Judith Guichon could be asked to decide fate of province if Premier can’t win support of Greens.

Not all residents with bear bins using them correctly

Four hundred bins have been distributed but some are not getting locked properly

Feasibility study identifies best option for Lower Canyon access

Easing the gradient between the middle and lower canyons of the Kicking Horse is the best option

  • May 24th, 2017

Regulation passed last fall now in effect for Columbia

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

Missing Cherryville man found

David Riehl located safe and sound

  • May 15th, 2017

Rocky Mountain School District 6 Trustees vote to leave Golden school configurations alone

After much debate, trustees voted to not implement catchment areas for Alexander Park and Lady Grey

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

UPDATE: North Westside residents can return home

Slope stability testing on Monday has allowed residents affected by landslide to return to their homes