Joel Tansey

Beaverfoot Lodge willing to host Syrian refugees

With Canada pledging it will welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees by 2016, one local resort manager has taken it upon himself to help out.

Stetski named as National Parks critic in NDP shadow cabinet

Kootenay-Columbia MP Wayne Stetski has worked with parks, both nationally and provincially, for much of his working life.

Rockets finally on the board, grab win and tie over weekend

After two months of frustration, the Rockets have won their first game of the year.

Goldenite returns home to open success-driven fitness centre

Keefer Dondaneau owned and operated a gym in northern Alberta, but jumped at the opportunity to move his business interests back home.

Sale pending for St. Joseph’s Church, a historic landmark in Field

A fixture in Field since 1908, St. Joseph’s is the most photographed building in the village.

Man sustains minor injuries after bear attack

A Calgary man received minor injuries after a bear attacked him on the deck of a property near Kicking Horse Mountain Resort.

Quirky, “trip-hop” artist Andrea Superstein excited to play house show in Golden

Music always played a big role in Superstein’s life, but it wasn’t until she moved to Vancouver that she jumped fully into a career.

Gypsy Jazz takes centre stage for next Live Kicks show

Christine et les Imposteurs will be performing at the Golden Civic Centre on Nov. 6.

Real work set to begin for MP Wayne Stetski after federal election win

Stetski trailed incumbent Conservative MP David Wilks by over 1,000 votes as the early polls were tallied up on Oct. 19

Resident not thankful for destruction caused by vandals

The isolated nature of rural properties like his makes them particularly vulnerable to crime.

Improv show highlights Awards night

Michael Roik will be one of two improv artists performing at this Saturday's Excellence Awards.

Rockets still searching for first win

Despite a competitive weekend against the top team in the KIJHL, the Rockets couldn't find an elusive first victory of the season.

Older workers program continues to help mature students succeed

The program at the COTR has been a hit with both former and current students.

Golden’s Jay LaRoy enjoying his experience as Rockets assistant

In his first season as Rockets’ assistant coach, LaRoy is using the lessons he learned from his late father as he adjusts to coaching.

Rockets still without a win after trio of weekend defeats

The Golden Rockets are nine games into their 2015/16 season and remain in search of their first victory after a winless weekend.

Funding drive for Golden Hospital a huge success

The $36,000 goal was reached in just the third full day of the Friends of the Golden & District Hospital's fundraising campaign.

Vandals return to Golden Golf Club

Sometime last night a vandal trespassed onto hole number 2 at the Golden Golf Club and left significant damage on the fairway.

Two bears euthanized Monday as attractants become issue in Golden

Conservation Officer Dan Bartol warns that locals need to be aware of possible attractants as we move into fall.

Candidates discuss foreign workers, Highway 1 and tie-dye shirts at forum

Canadian Federal Election: A mostly cordial forum did contain one notable dispute between two of the Kootenay-Columbia candidates.

Rockets remain winless after 4-0 loss to Castlegar

Golden gave up an early lead and never recovered as the offence continued to struggle.