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A couple of the adaptive bikes and riders that were able to take the inaugural lap in the rain on Friday. (Claire Palmer photo)

Golden’s first adaptive-inclusive trail officially opens

Located close to the CBT parking lot, the trail is fun for adaptive riders and moutain bikers alike

A new houseboat company has opened on the former Waterway property south of Sicamous. (Sicamous Houseboats/Facebook)

New houseboat company up and running on Shuswap Lake

Sicamous Houseboats has moved in to the former Waterway Houseboats property.

Kat Gellerman brings years of experience in the food business to her new store, Chef Sense Supplies, in downtown Courtenay. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Edible straws one B.C. entrepreneur’s latest weapon in war against plastic

Kat Gellerman has spent more than 20 years working in the food business

Canmore West Eavestroughing works to serve Golden

Canmore West Eavestroughing works to serve Golden

Despite being based in Canmore, Canmore West is willing to come out to Golden to provide service

Canmore West Eavestroughing works to serve Golden
Store manager Andrew Sanders has developed a “people first” philosophy for Save-On-Foods Golden.                                Claire Palmer/Star Photo

Save-On-Foods has a people first philosophy

For Andrew Sanders, it’s all about customer service. It’s what he thinks…

Store manager Andrew Sanders has developed a “people first” philosophy for Save-On-Foods Golden.                                Claire Palmer/Star Photo
James Bjarnason has been working in IT and with computers for years now.                                 Photo submitted.

Huginn Technology opens doors to Golden

After spending nearly 20 years living on the coast, splitting time between…

James Bjarnason has been working in IT and with computers for years now.                                 Photo submitted.
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Velvet Antler Pottery a dream come true

Velvet Antler Pottery a dream come true

For former Golden resident Ryan Cameron, owning and operating his own pottery…

Velvet Antler Pottery a dream come true

Whitetooth Brewing celebrates three years

On December 1, Whitetooth Brewery will be celebrating their third anniversary of…

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
Golden Lotus Yoga Studio is located above Element Therapeutics on Park Drive.                                Facebook Photo

Business profile: Golden Lotus Yoga Studio

By Keri Sculland Golden Lotus Yoga Studio has a healthy and wholesome…

  • Nov 9, 2019
Golden Lotus Yoga Studio is located above Element Therapeutics on Park Drive.                                Facebook Photo
Business profile: Shape Up Fitness gets Golden moving

Business profile: Shape Up Fitness gets Golden moving

Shape Up Fitness has been getting Golden into shape since 2011, thanks…

  • Nov 2, 2019
Business profile: Shape Up Fitness gets Golden moving
Todd Craig opened Rocky Mountain Chimney Sweeps in 2008.                                Photo Submitted

Business profile: Rocky Mountain Chimney Sweeps

After graduating high school, Todd Craig went right into the chimney sweep…

  • Oct 27, 2019
Todd Craig opened Rocky Mountain Chimney Sweeps in 2008.                                Photo Submitted
Jane Powell is the owner of ThoughtDoodles, a professional writing and editing company.                                Photo Submitted

Business Profile: ThoughtDoodles helps others achieve writing goals

By Keri Sculland Creating and helping others to create, lead to Jane…

  • Oct 20, 2019
Jane Powell is the owner of ThoughtDoodles, a professional writing and editing company.                                Photo Submitted
High times for two Golden businesses

High times for two Golden businesses

Two new businesses in Golden have a lot of similarities, despite their…

  • Oct 17, 2019
High times for two Golden businesses
Business Profile: F & G Electrical

Business Profile: F & G Electrical

By Keri Sculland As a way to help out their friends with…

  • Oct 10, 2019
Business Profile: F & G Electrical
Business Profile: Golden Dental Centre

Business Profile: Golden Dental Centre

The Golden Dental Centre has been making the people of Golden smile…

  • Oct 6, 2019
Business Profile: Golden Dental Centre
Ways to stay in the summer spirit this fall

Ways to stay in the summer spirit this fall

Fall is here, but it doesn’t mean you need to stop enjoying…

  • Oct 1, 2019
Ways to stay in the summer spirit this fall
Business Profile: Nicholson Store, a place for community

Business Profile: Nicholson Store, a place for community

My Nicholson Store has been around for nearly 60 years. Victor Franzen…

Business Profile: Nicholson Store, a place for community
Business profile: Art Gallery of Golden

Business profile: Art Gallery of Golden

The Art Gallery of Golden (AGOG) open its doors in 2007 as…

Business profile: Art Gallery of Golden
Managing your work-life balance can be made easier by following these 15 tips.                                Photo Submitted

Part Two: Managing your work-life balance as an entrepreneur

There’s no magic solution for finding a perfect work-life balance, but there…

  • Sep 17, 2019
Managing your work-life balance can be made easier by following these 15 tips.                                Photo Submitted