Joel Tansey

Bear activity already at play in Golden

Spring has officially arrived and that means that the bears are due back in town any day now.

Local products complete first season at UNBC

Saje Gosal and Neal Randhawa recently completed their first season of university basketball at the University of Northern British Columbia.

Brewery coming along after delays

Golden’s very own brewery has experienced some delays during construction, but they could be selling beer by the end of summer.

Bill Usher recalls radio production from tour with Cockburn

Entertainment: The idea to document the cross country tour with Bruce Cockburn seemed like a winner, and Usher took his idea to CBC.

Wetlands not to be disturbed under silicon metal plant proposal: Hi Test Sand

Many of the concerns may have stemmed from the well-known danger of frac sand operations, which isn’t a part of Hi Test’s proposal.

Women’s Centre director has challenging but rewarding job

Linley McLean has worked at the Golden Women’s Resource Centre since 2009.

Local piano teacher doubled as Via Ferrata guide last summer

Jackie Ohnander has an extensive background in music, but she also has plenty of experience with the great outdoors.

Nicholson Fire Department earns CSRD honour for service

The Nicholson Fire Department is celebrating a win this week after being named the CSRD’s fire department of the year.

Potential silica plant could mean 150 jobs

The discovery of some unusually high-quality silica south of Golden could create approximately 150 direct full-time jobs.

New club professional arrives in Golden from course in Victoria

Matt Matheson spent five years working at Olympic View Golf Club in Victoria before taking the Head Pro job at the Golden Golf Club.

Students prepare for trip to Japan

A group of students from Golden Secondary are leaving today for a 10 day tour around Japan.

Pioneering Indian couple leaving town after 47 years in Golden

The Rais took a leap of faith, left their native India and moved to a small town in the Canadian Rockies in search of a better life.

Field facing numerous challenges in attracting new residents

The village of Field is up against several significant roadblocks when it comes to attracting new residents, especially young families.

Sanding material among potential causes for last week’s dust advisory

For much of last week Golden residents were cautioned to stay indoors and avoid strenuous activity due to a dust advisory.

Council Notes: Tennis and Horseshoes

Council discussed a CBT grant application for the tennis courts and heard a presentation regarding usage of the Horseshoe Club.

Eagles’ wings clipped, fall short of provincials

The Golden Eagles senior boys’ basketball team had their season come to an early end after a tight 83-79 loss to Creston.

Possible CBT granting opportunity for tennis courts

A few Golden recreational tennis players are hoping to take advantage of a granting opportunity and have the tennis courts resurfaced.

Interact and Rotary host an Amazing Race

An Interact Club from Washington will be joining the Golden club for an Amazing Race this weekend.

Fatality in ski accident at KHMR last week

A middle aged woman from overseas died from injuries sustained in a collision at Kicking Horse last week.

MP reflects on first few months in office

It’s been a busy few months since Kootenay-Columbia MP Wayne Stetski was elected to office in the Oct. 19 federal election.