Michele LaPointe

Turning back the pages: Photos are important

Turning back the pages: Photos are important

It is very exciting for me to pick up a package from…

Turning back the pages: Photos are important
The attached photo is a picture taken in winter 1971-72 showing one of the entries in the snow and ice sculptures contest was held at the Golden Secondary School. Golden Museum and Archives

Turning back the pages: Winter festivals

As far back as Golden’s history is recorded, we have played host…

The attached photo is a picture taken in winter 1971-72 showing one of the entries in the snow and ice sculptures contest was held at the Golden Secondary School. Golden Museum and Archives
The Whitetooth ski hill day lodge, where many memories were made                                Photo Courtesy of the Golden Museum

Turning back the pages: KHMR 20th aniversary

December 2020 will mark the 20th Anniversary of the opening of Kicking…

The Whitetooth ski hill day lodge, where many memories were made                                Photo Courtesy of the Golden Museum
Henrietta Quock performs a smudging ceremony at the memorial for the 14 women who lost their lives in the Montreal Massacre on December 6, 1989. December 6 in Canada is now the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. The memorial had 14 pairs of shoes, to symbolize the 14 lost lives, as well as a red dress, which symbolizes missing and murdered indigenous women.                                 Claire PAlmer//Star photo

Creative Heart uses expressive art therapy

Using her love for working as an expressive arts practitioner, Heather Barrett…

Henrietta Quock performs a smudging ceremony at the memorial for the 14 women who lost their lives in the Montreal Massacre on December 6, 1989. December 6 in Canada is now the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. The memorial had 14 pairs of shoes, to symbolize the 14 lost lives, as well as a red dress, which symbolizes missing and murdered indigenous women.                                 Claire PAlmer//Star photo
Turning back the pages: Columbia Basin Treaty

Turning back the pages: Columbia Basin Treaty

With talks ongoing regarding the Columbia Basin Treaty this article from the…

Turning back the pages: Columbia Basin Treaty
Variety show fundraiser back for another year

Variety show fundraiser back for another year

This Saturday, December 7, the second annual variety show will take place…

Variety show fundraiser back for another year
Turning back the pages: Get involved in Golden

Turning back the pages: Get involved in Golden

This column is a reprint of a column I did twenty years…

Turning back the pages: Get involved in Golden

CSRD and Town of Golden working to reopen arena

CSRD and TOWN OF GOLDEN WORK TO ADDRESS ICE PLANT MECHANICAL CONCERNS AT GOLDEN & DISTRICT RECREATION CENTRE

Turning back the pages: Thomas O’Brien

Turning back the pages: Thomas O’Brien

My first assignment at the Golden Museum in the spring of 1990…

Turning back the pages: Thomas O’Brien
Valley Blacktop paves the way

Valley Blacktop paves the way

Valley Blacktop operates under a few names in different communities, but the…

Valley Blacktop paves the way
photo is men from the military guarding the concentration camp near Field, BC in 1917.

Turning back the pages: A soldier’s letter home

Often glimpses of the past that I share with you are quite…

photo is men from the military guarding the concentration camp near Field, BC in 1917.
Town of Golden launches Kicking Horse River Ice Monitoring Program

Town of Golden launches Kicking Horse River Ice Monitoring Program

Submitted Town of Golden launches Kicking Horse River Ice Monitoring Program The…

Town of Golden launches Kicking Horse River Ice Monitoring Program
Turning back the pages: Please remember

Turning back the pages: Please remember

From the Concise Oxford Dictionary, Remembrance: Remembering or being remembered, memory, recollection.…

Turning back the pages: Please remember
Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week: Prevent CO in your home

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week: Prevent CO in your home

Submitted British Columbia’s first ever Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week runs from November…

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week: Prevent CO in your home
Turning back the pages: Electric lighting

Turning back the pages: Electric lighting

Well, I started this off with the best of intentions, but anyone…

Turning back the pages: Electric lighting
New local species guide for school curriculum

New local species guide for school curriculum

There is a new local species guide for children in kindergarten and…

New local species guide for school curriculum
Success on the Links to Benefit the Golden and District Hospital

Success on the Links to Benefit the Golden and District Hospital

The East Kootenay Foundation for Health had their second Annual Hole In…

Success on the Links to Benefit the Golden and District Hospital
Future arrives at the library

Future arrives at the library

The future has arrived at the Golden public library! Thanks to a…

Future arrives at the library
Turning back the pages: Golden in 1963

Turning back the pages: Golden in 1963

While researching information for a local family, I was looking in the…

Turning back the pages: Golden in 1963
Parky’s staff is humbled & grateful to have been able to participate in the Feel the Love Program this past weekend.                                Photo Submitted

Parky’s Feel the Love program

Owners Doug and Monica Parkinson of Parky’s Heating and Cooling teamed up…

Parky’s staff is humbled & grateful to have been able to participate in the Feel the Love Program this past weekend.                                Photo Submitted