Jessica Schwitek

The Golden Dolphins Swim Club will be starting up their season soon

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.

The Golden Dolphins Swim Club will be starting up their season soon
Fiddle instructor Leah Gardner helped out with a fiddle camp in Golden that was lucky to have grand masters Gordon Stobbe (pictured) and J.J. Guy facilitate. The camp had a great turnout

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.

Fiddle instructor Leah Gardner helped out with a fiddle camp in Golden that was lucky to have grand masters Gordon Stobbe (pictured) and J.J. Guy facilitate. The camp had a great turnout
Mark McFadden leaves behind wife Christine and son Ian.

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.

Mark McFadden leaves behind wife Christine and son Ian.
Optometrist Rebecca Kolbenson and Dentist Shane Van Biezen performed eye exams and dental procedures in makeshift medical rooms in Nicaragua during a recent charity trip through Change for Children.

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.

Optometrist Rebecca Kolbenson and Dentist Shane Van Biezen performed eye exams and dental procedures in makeshift medical rooms in Nicaragua during a recent charity trip through Change for Children.
Tom Jobin

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.

Tom Jobin
A local mediator is working hard to make sure that services remain available in Golden.

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.

A local mediator is working hard to make sure that services remain available in Golden.
Linda Hautala is celebrating 25 years as a business owner in Golden. Not only does she own Shear Perfection Salon

Shear Perfection celebrating 25 years in business in Golden

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

Linda Hautala is celebrating 25 years as a business owner in Golden. Not only does she own Shear Perfection Salon
The design for the new sign at the Highway 1 Highway 95 junction has been approved

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.

The design for the new sign at the Highway 1 Highway 95 junction has been approved
Andy Brown

Tourism Golden recognized for excellence

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

Andy Brown
A drama camp is being offered to Golden youth ages 7-14 over spring break by longtime producer and director

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.

A drama camp is being offered to Golden youth ages 7-14 over spring break by longtime producer and director
Growing up in Golden

The Golden Film Festival is back

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

Growing up in Golden
The annual winter carnival hosted by the figure skating club is one of the biggest nights of the year at the Golden Arena. This year’s event takes place on Feb. 25.

Figure Skating Carnival will take you Through the Years

The Golden figure skaters spend all season ramping up for their favourite night of the year, the Winter Carnival taking place on Saturday.

The annual winter carnival hosted by the figure skating club is one of the biggest nights of the year at the Golden Arena. This year’s event takes place on Feb. 25.
Phase 4 of the Kicking Horse Canyon project has been announced

Phase 4 of the Kicking Horse Canyon announced

Phase 4 of the Highway 1 project was announced today at a cost of $450 million, making it the most expensive in B.C.'s history.

Phase 4 of the Kicking Horse Canyon project has been announced
GOFR has already held one screening of the movie Salam Neighbour to show people what it’s like for families living in refugee camps. They plan to host another screening sometime in March.

Goal is set by group to sponsor refugee family in Golden

The GOFR group has decided the best way to help a refugee family is to sponsor them to come to Golden, so they must raise $40,000.

GOFR has already held one screening of the movie Salam Neighbour to show people what it’s like for families living in refugee camps. They plan to host another screening sometime in March.
Shannon Hood of Sun LIfe Financial is hosting a contest to redesign the front of her office space. The winning designer will receive the grand prize of $500. Submission can be dropped off at the office on 9th Avenue North.

Downtown office is looking for a new look for the storefront

Shannon Hood is offering a $500 grand prize for a new design for the front of her downtown office space.

Shannon Hood of Sun LIfe Financial is hosting a contest to redesign the front of her office space. The winning designer will receive the grand prize of $500. Submission can be dropped off at the office on 9th Avenue North.
The Snow King’s Playhouse has everything you need to make a costume or mask to be a part of the celebration.

Snow King Playhouse opens up to the public this weekend

With supplies available, individuals, groups or families can create a costume or lantern, and be part of the magical experience.

The Snow King’s Playhouse has everything you need to make a costume or mask to be a part of the celebration.
Golden Rotarian Bruce McKenzie

Golden Rotary lends a hand with 3-year medical project in Laos

The Rotary Club of Golden has sent one of its members to Laos to oversee a project that is bringing medical education to the country.

Golden Rotarian Bruce McKenzie
When the iconic timberframe Pedestrian Bridge officials were told it would last for hundreds of years

Pedestrian Bridge needs unexpected repairs

Golden's iconic timberframe Pedestrian Bridge is in need of repairs only 15 years after its construction.

When the iconic timberframe Pedestrian Bridge officials were told it would last for hundreds of years
Rhonda Smith has been working with Golden children and families for more than 35 years. She is officially retiring from her position as Infant Development Consultant after 29 years.

Retirement isn’t the end of Rhonda Smith’s work with Golden youth

Smith feels fortunate to have worked with so many inspiring families, but those families feel equally fortunate to have worked with her

Rhonda Smith has been working with Golden children and families for more than 35 years. She is officially retiring from her position as Infant Development Consultant after 29 years.
It was here at Machu Picchu that Kean Graham

Former Golden Secondary grad now founder and CEO of digital corporation

Kean Graham has give himself a "digital nomad" lifestyle by creating a company that allows him to work from anywhere.

It was here at Machu Picchu that Kean Graham