Claire Palmer

The Golden Nordic Club is working towards a COVID-safe winter ski season opening. (File photo)

Golden Nordic Ski Club working towards opening

While Dawn Mountain is provincially run and open, the chalet and Nordic Club are not as of yet

The Golden Nordic Club is working towards a COVID-safe winter ski season opening. (File photo)
The Interact Club meets in 2019 for their annual Anti-Grinch project. This year, the club members will add the Angel Tree to their list of Christmas charitable causes. (Contributed)

Interact Club takes on Angel Tree

With changes to this year’s Anti-Grinch project, there is increased capacity for the Angel Tree

The Interact Club meets in 2019 for their annual Anti-Grinch project. This year, the club members will add the Angel Tree to their list of Christmas charitable causes. (Contributed)
Employees at The Bargain! Shop pose with Santa at last year’s toy drive. There will be no photos with Santa this year to keep him healthy for Christmas, but the toy drive will be back for a fourth year. (Claire Palmer photo)

Fourth annual toy drive fundraiser underway

The Bargain! Shop is looking to raise $5,000 locally

Employees at The Bargain! Shop pose with Santa at last year’s toy drive. There will be no photos with Santa this year to keep him healthy for Christmas, but the toy drive will be back for a fourth year. (Claire Palmer photo)
Holiday plans are left up in the air for many with the new restrictions. Stock photo

POLL: Has COVID affected your holiday plans?

Current restrictions have travel between communities discouraged unless essential

Holiday plans are left up in the air for many with the new restrictions. Stock photo
Exact numbers are not known for active cases in Golden. (File photo)

No cluster in Golden, according to Interior Health

Despite positive cases in the community, no cluster or outbreak has been declared by Interior Health

Exact numbers are not known for active cases in Golden. (File photo)
It’s important to be sure how to use your equipment appropriately when in the backcountry. (File photo)

Backcountry Safe seeks to start safety dialogue

The group is hoping that people will learn from their mistakes

It’s important to be sure how to use your equipment appropriately when in the backcountry. (File photo)
Masks are now mandatory in public places in B.C. under new provincial public gathering restrictions. (Claire Palmer photo)

Physicians of Golden support mask mandate

Dr. Larsen Soles says that there is still time to get the rising numbers under control

Masks are now mandatory in public places in B.C. under new provincial public gathering restrictions. (Claire Palmer photo)
It’s crucial to follow provincial health guideliens to stop further spread of the virus, according to the Physicans of Golden. (File photo)

Positive COVID cases confirmed in Golden

The exposure occured at the Golden arena through one of the hockey cohorts.

It’s crucial to follow provincial health guideliens to stop further spread of the virus, according to the Physicans of Golden. (File photo)
Concerns over the water in Nicholson have been raised since 2005. Residents continue to reject solutions from the CSRD. (Cranbrook Townsman file)

Nicholson residents reject community water system

The results of the one-year water monitoring program have been released.

Concerns over the water in Nicholson have been raised since 2005. Residents continue to reject solutions from the CSRD. (Cranbrook Townsman file)
The Golden Rockets game on Friday will be rescheduled for a later date. Keri Sculland/Star Photos

Rockets game against Revelstoke postponned; other KIJHL games go ahead as planned.

“We recognize that circumstances can change quickly,” read a statement from the KIJHL

The Golden Rockets game on Friday will be rescheduled for a later date. Keri Sculland/Star Photos
Delivered through Rotary, a learning program gets youth working in the 
community and helps them with financial compensation and certifications during COVID-19. (Interact/Facebook photo)

Community youth skills training back for final round

Applications are being accepted until the end of the month

Delivered through Rotary, a learning program gets youth working in the 
community and helps them with financial compensation and certifications during COVID-19. (Interact/Facebook photo)
With a test wall built last week, RASblox has been proven viable as a new industry product. (Claire Palmer photo)

RASblox looking to take next steps

Simonson hopes that the blocks can revolutionize retaining structures

With a test wall built last week, RASblox has been proven viable as a new industry product. (Claire Palmer photo)
Comedian Mike Delamont is performing at the Golden Civic Center. Limited tickets are available.	(Photo submitted)

Mike Delamont comes to Golden Civic Centre

Delamont brings his socially distanced comedy tour to Kicking Horse Culture.

Comedian Mike Delamont is performing at the Golden Civic Center. Limited tickets are available.	(Photo submitted)
Golden resident Nancy Hakeman’s snow goose was released back to the wild after two years of living on her acreage. (Contributed)

Snow goose released after being nursed back to health

After nearly two years, Nancy Hakeman was able to finally let it fly free this fall.

Golden resident Nancy Hakeman’s snow goose was released back to the wild after two years of living on her acreage. (Contributed)
Métis Week is celebrated annually in Golden and Area A, with the Métis Society proclaiming Nov. 15-21 Métis Week for 2020. (Davene Dunn photo)

Métis Week declared in Golden and Area A

The week will aim to educate locals on Métis culture and heritage

Métis Week is celebrated annually in Golden and Area A, with the Métis Society proclaiming Nov. 15-21 Métis Week for 2020. (Davene Dunn photo)
Remembrance 2020 was a small, private affaire. (Claire Palmer photo)

VIDEO: Remembrance Day at the Cenotaph

Golden celebrated Remembrance Day with a small socially distanced ceremony at the Cenotaph

Remembrance 2020 was a small, private affaire. (Claire Palmer photo)
Highway camera in Glacier National Park at approximately 12:30 p.m. today. (Screenshot)

One person dead after crash with semi-truck near Golden

One person in passenger vehicle died at the scene, according to RCMP

Highway camera in Glacier National Park at approximately 12:30 p.m. today. (Screenshot)
Restorative justice brings together two parties and a mediator to negotiate justice outside of the court system. (Don Bodger - Black Press Media )

Restorative justice having an impact

The program is the second oldest of its kind in B.C.

Restorative justice brings together two parties and a mediator to negotiate justice outside of the court system. (Don Bodger - Black Press Media )
The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #122 in Golden has re-opened with limited capacity. They plan on holding events with COVID procedures in effect and hope that the community can support them and help them through a time when many branches are fading away. Keri Sculland/Star Photo

Golden Legion welcomes people back with new COVID protocols

The Legion is hoping people will support them during a time where many Legions are struggling

The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #122 in Golden has re-opened with limited capacity. They plan on holding events with COVID procedures in effect and hope that the community can support them and help them through a time when many branches are fading away. Keri Sculland/Star Photo
The crew that installed the artificial bark roosts poses for a picture in front of one of the two pilot ‘bark roosts’ installed near Burges James Gadsen Provincial Park on Oct. 23. From left: Cory Schacher, Ron Appleton, Fischer Schacher, Sigi Liebmann, Moritz Kohler, Cori Lausen, Darcie Quamme. Missing: Brian Amies and Joyce deBoer. (Cori Lausen photo)

Artificial old growth trees provide roosts for bats in Golden area

The roosts are located just on the outskirts of town and will appeal to multiple species of bat

The crew that installed the artificial bark roosts poses for a picture in front of one of the two pilot ‘bark roosts’ installed near Burges James Gadsen Provincial Park on Oct. 23. From left: Cory Schacher, Ron Appleton, Fischer Schacher, Sigi Liebmann, Moritz Kohler, Cori Lausen, Darcie Quamme. Missing: Brian Amies and Joyce deBoer. (Cori Lausen photo)