Jessica Schwitek

Backcountry ban for Rocky Mountain District will be rescinded

As of 1 p.m. today (Sept. 15), the Rocky Mountain Forest District will again be open to the public

Injured bear released by conservation officer near Golden

A male black bear was released after the Conservation Officer removed a wolf trap from his foot

Indian Kitchen celebrating community with Grand Opening

Golden’s Indian Kitchen opened its doors in the summer and is now ready to celebrate a Grand Opening

New ban closes backcountry access in Rocky Mountain Forest District

As of 12 on Sept. 2 access is restricted to crown land in the district due to extreme fire danger

Evacuation alert issued for Moyie Lake area

Due to the Lamb Creek fire near Moyie Lake, 18km SW of Cranbrook an evacuation alert has been issued

Fatal accident east of Golden Tuesday afternoon

Highway 1 was closed east of Golden Tuesday afternoon due to a fatal car accident

Cops for Kids fundraiser taking place this weekend

A fundraising bbq will be held at the IGA on Aug. 26 to raise money for Cops for Kids

Annual Stompdown competition will celebrate 11th year

The Golden Stompdown will be hosting bike and skateboard competitions at the Golden Freeride Park

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

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

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

Legacy project collecting oral history of Golden pioneers

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

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

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

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

New Schacher Trail Shelter opened on Mount 7

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

Patsy Cline tribute comes to the Golden Legion on Friday

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

Dolphins hosted Okanagan teams for annual swim meet

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

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

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