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Leemhuis wants cyclists to join in fundraising rides for Golden and District Hospital in memory of his son

Danya Leemhuis and his father loved Golden. Both from Toronto, they travelled…

Kootenay Anglican bishop voices favour for same-gender marriages

Kootenay Diocese among 19 out of 30 around country to voice approval for same-gender marriage

Study to look at East-West Kootenay train

Castlegar Economic Development looking for consultants.

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Brisco frog release hopes to reestablish endangered species

Once again, the Vancouver Aquarium has released more than 1,600 endangered northern…

Category 2 fires banned in Southeast, including Golden

BC Wildfire Service officially banned Category 2 open burning as of Monday,…

First Nations, governments agree to bring salmon back to Upper Columbia River

The three-year commitment is being described as ‘historic’

‘Wildly popular’ band Oktopus plays Summer Kicks in Spirit Square

With eight limbs that make up Oktopus, this Montreal-based band is one…

Turning Back the Pages: A bunch of bull-oney

While looking in the November 29, 1962 edition of the Golden Star,…

  • Jul 28, 2019

Business profile: Great Divide Land Development Company

Subdividing a property can be overwhelming. There are so many different facets…

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Wildsight Golden creates bighorn sheep map

Submitted The story of the Golden herd of bighorn sheep is an…

  • Jul 26, 2019

Kinbasket derby one of many recreational opportunities group looks to address

The Kinbasket Reservoir Community Group is trying to resurface to address recreational…

Sandher awarded for many volunteer years in Golden

Atma Sandher has accomplished many great things since moving to Canada in…

Men, women, kids of all ages participate in inaugural Kinbasket fishing derby in Golden

Kinbasket Reservoir played host to a fishing derby, a fun tradition organizers…

New hotel to feature 87 units, gas station, commercial spaces in Golden

A new development is underway to help bring Golden’s standard of hotel…

BREAKING: Fire engulfs truck carrying hay on Trans-Canada Highway in Golden

A transport truck caught fire on the Trans-Canada Highway around 3 p.m.…

Town develops new Resort Development Strategy

Submitted The Town of Golden released an updated Resort Development Strategy this…

  • Jul 24, 2019

CSRD wants homeowners to be FireSmart

Submitted In the aftermath of a wildfire, there can seem to be…

  • Jul 24, 2019

Travis Pickering vies for Country Thunder stardom

Calgary radio station Country105 is looking for the next country music star,…

Lester McLean Band brings sultry, powerful vocals to Summer Kicks

Get ready for the smooth and powerful vocals of the Lester McLean…