Local News

Double Subway robbery along Highway 1

RCMP say the two incidents are most likely connected

Widow’s petition demands mandatory training for truckers

Truck driver Stephen Babij was killed in a head on semi truck collision near Revelstoke in 2017

Town of Golden seeks to stretch funding with beautification grant

In an effort to stretch Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) funding…

Mountain Minute March 14
Mountain Minute March 7
Mountain Minute February 21
Mountain Minute February 14

Nelson tech innovation centre asks city for $50k

New facility will be located in the Chamber of Commerce building in the restored CP Rail station

Inquiry begins into West Kootenay RCMP shooting death

Const. Jason Tait faces charges in the 2015 shooting death of Waylon Jesse Edey in Castlegar

CSRD wants province to add commercially-generated printed paper and packaging to stewardship program

Submitted The Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) board wants to improve the…

  • Jan 19, 2019

Schools placed in ‘hold and secure’ following RCMP incident

An incident in the community cause all three local schools to be…

Town of Golden Financial Plan Bylaw budget series

Submitted Every year by law, local governments must prepare a five-year financial…

  • Jan 18, 2019

Bear’s Paw Heights sparks public commentary

A public hearing for rezoning at Bear’s Paw Heights, on Selkirk Hill,…

House concerts return at Bacchus Books with BMC Organ Trio

Golden Star Staff Bacchus Books is bringing back its humble but powerful…

  • Jan 16, 2019

Columbia River Treaty public engagement report addresses Golden’s issues

A summary report detailing all of the Columbia River Treaty community meetings…

Highway 1 to be closed for avalanche control west of Revelstoke today

The Trans Canada Highway west of Revelstoke will be closed today for…

Property values in Golden increase

Each year, BC Assessment assesses properties around the province, including Golden. Those…

Snowed in Comedy Tour brings laughs to Golden

The Snowed in Comedy Tour arrives in Golden once again on January…

High avalanche dangers in Banff, Yoho, and Kootenay National Parks

Heavy snowfall in Banff, Yoho, and Kootenay National Parks, combined with warm…

Students and employers summer jobs funding available in Kootenays

Submitted MP Wayne Stetski wants regional employers to know that it is…

  • Jan 8, 2019

Golden skier dies at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

The 30-year-old man was reported missing after he failed to meet up with a friend

SD6 administration concerned with rise in vaping among students

Educators urging parents to talk to kids about vaping

Kootenays unemployment rate best in B.C.

In one year, the region has gone from highest unemployment rate to lowest, at 3.1 per cent