Joel Tansey

Opinion: The Death of a Butterfly

It's time for the federal government to show mercy on suffering Canadians who wish to die.

CPR Wars at Taps raises awareness

A fun, team-oriented event at Taps on June 1 helped raise funds and awareness for CPR education in Golden.

Cod Gone Wild to kick off summer shows in Golden

Andrew Mercer and Cod Gone Wild have brought their brand of east coast, Newfoundland-inspired music to audiences all across western Canada.

Poached elk discovered by CO

On his way to a popular fishing spot on Saturday, Conservation Officer Alex Desjardins noticed a dead elk by the side of the road.

Summer Kicks lineup features diverse group of touring pros and locals

Ten acts - all with their own unique sound - will make up the 2016 Summer Kicks lineup.

Raft owners frustrated

It's been a trying spring for the owners of Golden's two largest rafting companies, who are forced to play the waiting game once again.

Updated: Bear euthanized

After setting up a trap last week for a black bear, Conservation Officers found the bear this morning and were forced to destroy it.

Local nurse helps with earthquake recovery

Melissa Sharp lent a helping hand, and her medical expertise, to a small town in earthquake-devastated Ecuador.

Couple with Golden ties escapes Fort McMurray blaze

With a wildfire raging just kilometres from his Fort McMurray home, Andrew Benty had to quickly pack up for he and his pregnant wife.

Team BC boys take gold, girls finish fourth at Aboriginal tourney

Golden's Jake Gudjonson took home a gold medal at the Aboriginal Hockey Championships while Annah Setter helped her team to fourth.

Tourism Golden AGM includes a discussion about Airbnb

Tourism Golden held its AGM on May 5 at the Holiday Inn and guest speaker Walt Judas, the CEO of the Tourism Industry Association of B.C.

Tennis court grant to go ahead

Golden's grant application to have the tennis courts resurfaced has proven successful.

Girls Sport for Life event aims to keep girls involved in athletics

As teenagers, many girls begin to drop out of competitive sports. The Girls Sport for Life at the Golden Arena event hopes to change that.

Spring Fling bringing Parson together

The fifth annual Parson Community Hall’s Spring Fling is set to go on May 7.

Timely Mountain Fest to celebrate rivers and wetlands

With spring headlines revolving around the region's rivers, this year's Mountain Festival theme couldn't have been planned any better.

John Jenkins’ Small Town Revival hosting Golden CD release concert

Jenkins’s latest album, Green, includes songs with lyrics about fatherhood and being a parent

Pair of locals competing for B.C. at Aboriginal Championships

Golden will be well represented when Team BC takes to the ice at next week’s National Aboriginal Hockey Championships.

Lower Canyon saved

CP and local stakeholders have come to an agreement to keep access to the Lower Canyon open when the rafting season begins next month.

Wildfire reported and suppressed in Parson

While the calendar might still read April, Golden is experiencing July-like weather conditions that has created wildfire conditions.

Rockets coach on recruitment trail after last place finish

Jason Stephens has put over 8,000 kilometres on his vehicle since the end of the season in order to scout talent in B.C. and Alberta.