Local News

Elk River reclaims property as its own

Laws make it harder to protect private land than ever before says farmer, local government

Investment group plans to build water bottling facility in Golden

GoldenKey Investments Group has purchased a 20-acre parcel of land on Fisher…

Golden Rockets begin season with main camp and exhibition games

The Golden Rockets season begins this Friday, August 23 at the Golden…

  • Aug 21, 2019

Rossland council urges minister to kill Jumbo Glacier Resort project

Mayor writes letter panning ski resort on environmental, legal, and economic grounds

Dolphins swim team moves on to provincials

Submitted Twenty-four members of the Golden Dolphins Swim Club travelled to Kamloops…

  • Aug 19, 2019

Mixing pints with politics with MP Wayne Stetski

They say alcohol and politics don’t mix, but that’s not the case…

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Community helps Golden’s Fall Faire success

By Colleen Palumbo Well folks it looks as if everything is falling…

  • Aug 18, 2019

Business profile: Mobile coffee shop Wandering Fern Cafe serves up java

Market goers might have an extra kick in their midday routine, thanks…

Weekly Mountain Minute

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Teepee raising ceremony invites Invermere Chief to Metis Nation Columbia River Society

Some people might notice a new teepee standing tall outside of the…

Golden Fire Rescue makes trip to Oliver to protect homes from wildfire

Four members of Golden Fire Rescue went on a special mission last…

Adventure park planned over Hospital Creek, potential to open in 2020

A suspension bridge and adventure park is coming Golden’s way, with hopes…

De Groot family still waiting for inquest after 2014 Slocan shooting

Lawyer for Peter De Groot’s family say many questions remain unanswered

Gear swaps ready for organizer swap

Submitted After more than a decade of organizing the Golden Ski Swap…

  • Aug 14, 2019

Four-year-old girl one of two killed in highway crash near Creston

The 26-year-old driver of a Saturn SUV was also killed

Mercy Funk wraps up Summer Kicks season with a party

It is hard to believe that another Summer Kicks lineup is coming…

Golden was a hub of activity in the past

By Colleen Palumbo A Glance at the Past from The Golden Star:…

  • Aug 11, 2019

Business profile: Bona Fide brings beachy city vibes

A brand new store has opened its doors in Golden, bringing a…

Totally Golden: Getting out to the lakes

This past weekend many people enjoyed an extra day off from work…

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