Joel Tansey

Conquering fears, childhood embarrassment on the via ferrata

Reporter Joel Tansey attempts to conquer his childhood fears on Kicking Horse Mountain Resort's via ferrata.

Rotary Club looking to help University of Calgary project in Laos

As the old saying goes, if you give a man a fish you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.

Town’s tower policy, re-zoning on council agenda

Town Council discussed a communications tower policy and a re-zoning amendment for a local dance studio.

Kids race during Western Open festivities at KHMR

It wasn't just the adults taking part in the Western Open this weekend. A large group of kids had their own fun around the plaza at KHMR.

Here’s to a clean fight

With the federal election ramping up, it's easy to get caught up in a negative brand of politics.

Government announces Parks investment

Last week, MP David Wilks announced a series of government investments in national parks, including $62 million for Yoho.

Buckman Coe bringing unique blend to Sound Fest

Buckman Coe’s current repertoire was constructed from a number of musical inspirations and influences.

Annual hang gliding and paragliding event to be biggest in 19-year history

The Cross Country Challenge, as the competition was originally named, was won by Willi Muller that first year.

Local bylaw compliance shows improvement

According to Sarah Osadetz, WildSafeBC community coordinator for Golden, locals are mostly doing their part to avoid wildlife attractants.

Rockets bench boss celebrates inline gold

Golden Rockets head coach Jason Stephens was behind the bench for Canada's gold medal win at the inline world championships July 11.

Rockets coach Jason Stephens pleased with summer camp

The Golden Rockets held their summer camp earlier this month and their new head coach was impressed with the talent available to him.

Slideshow: Golden Secondary’s 2015 Prom

Pictures of the Class of 2015 at last night's Prom.

Vandalism damages Golden Cycling Club’s Mt. Shadows trails

The Club continues to assess the damage after several bridges and features in the Mt. Shadows trail network were destroyed.

Grizzly orphan released after six months of rehabilitation

Valentine, who was found near Kicking Horse Mountain Resort late last year, was released into the wild north of Golden early this morning.

RCMP Report: Stolen vehicle found damaged the following day

Cases of vehicle thefts continue to be higher than normal in Golden, with police believing a series of the thefts are linked.

Speers discusses SAR volunteering

Speers began volunteering with GADSAR in 2007, eventually serving as the organization's president and one of its three managers.

95 registered for September’s Ultra

Organizer Magi Scallion is pleased with how early registration is going for the three day race.

Golden youth, Curtis McKenzie play road hockey in Spirit Square

Some lucky local kids got the rare chance to compete against an NHLer on Sunday afternoon,

Slideshow: Curtis McKenzie takes on Golden’s young hockey talent

It was an afternoon to remember for a few dozen local youths who got the rare opportunity to match up with an NHLer.

Golden’s Josh Hiraoka prepares for final swim season before university

Even at the tail end of a wildly successful campaign last year, Hiraoka wasn’t sure what his future in swimming would look like.