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Crossing the Rock Creek Canyon Bridge between Osoyoos and Rock Creek. Bob Cortright/Wikipedia/Creative Common

British Columbia’s Great Highway turns 70

Today, the real wealth of the Crowsnest Highway encompasses more than mining, energy and forestry.

  • Sep 4, 2019
Parent Board hopes to bring francophone school to Golden

Parent Board hopes to bring francophone school to Golden

A group of parents is getting together in hopes of a francophone school in Golden.

Golden community unites to fund memorial bench

Golden community unites to fund memorial bench

When Jamie Florence started a fundraiser, she never thought she would see the support she got.

  • Sep 27, 2017
Golden dog owners propose new dog park

Golden dog owners propose new dog park

Dog owners approached Town Council last week about building a temporary dog park in Golden

Golden dog owners propose new dog park
The Golden Farmers Market ends for the season

The Golden Farmers Market ends for the season

As summertime comes to an end, so does the Golden Farmers Market.

The Golden Farmers Market ends for the season
Golden is hosting a Jane’s Walk

Jane’s Walk a chance to learn about Golden’s past and future

Jane’s Walk's are free, citizen-led walking tours inspired by Jane Jacobs that get people to tell stories about their communities.

  • May 3, 2017
Golden is hosting a Jane’s Walk
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Remembrance Day ceremony
Pandemic needs to be crushed before real economic recovery begins: Freeland
B.C. announces 46 deaths over three days
Alberta sanctuary provides permanent home for wolfdogs
The Local Food Matter Working Group is hosting a local food forum on May 6.

New working group bringing local food issues out at forum

Golden's new Local Food Matters Working Group is hosting a community forum on local food to find out what the local priorities are.

The Local Food Matter Working Group is hosting a local food forum on May 6.
The Golden Dolphins Swim Club will be starting up their season soon

Dolphins coaches expect great achievements from club this year

The Golden Dolphins Swim Club is getting ready for a great season as they prepare for the pool to open next month.

The Golden Dolphins Swim Club will be starting up their season soon
The Eisenhauers

The Eisenhauers added to final KHC show

The Eisenhauers will be joining the Small Glories at the Golden Civic Centre on Friday Apr. 21.

  • Apr 20, 2017
The Eisenhauers
Wildsight is hosting a cleanup at Reflection Lake for Earth Day to make sure the area remains a wildlife habitat.

Wildsight Golden is celebrating and exploring our Natural History

Wildsight offers many opportunities for local residents and visitors to explore and learn about our natural world in all seasons.

  • Apr 18, 2017
Wildsight is hosting a cleanup at Reflection Lake for Earth Day to make sure the area remains a wildlife habitat.
Fiddle instructor Leah Gardner helped out with a fiddle camp in Golden that was lucky to have grand masters Gordon Stobbe (pictured) and J.J. Guy facilitate. The camp had a great turnout

Golden lucky to have grand masters in town for fiddle camp

Over spring break Golden was fortunate enough to be able to participate in a fiddle camp, supported by members of the Metis Nation.

Fiddle instructor Leah Gardner helped out with a fiddle camp in Golden that was lucky to have grand masters Gordon Stobbe (pictured) and J.J. Guy facilitate. The camp had a great turnout
Chris Wilson and Peter Carlone are bringing their two-man comedic performance

Two-man show inspired by Hardy Boys and Scooby Do

Kicking Horse Culture is bringing in the goofy comedic performance, Mystery of the Hungry Heart Motel, on April 12.

Chris Wilson and Peter Carlone are bringing their two-man comedic performance
Mark McFadden leaves behind wife Christine and son Ian.

Golden remembers husband, father and friend Mark McFadden

When you met Mark McFadden, you met a friend for life. That’s what all his friends say, and there are a lot of them.

Mark McFadden leaves behind wife Christine and son Ian.
Optometrist Rebecca Kolbenson and Dentist Shane Van Biezen performed eye exams and dental procedures in makeshift medical rooms in Nicaragua during a recent charity trip through Change for Children.

Charity trip provided hundreds of eye exams and dental procedures

Two Golden medical professionals recently came home from a charitable trip to Nicaragua where they provided eye and dental care.

Optometrist Rebecca Kolbenson and Dentist Shane Van Biezen performed eye exams and dental procedures in makeshift medical rooms in Nicaragua during a recent charity trip through Change for Children.
Tom Jobin

Métis group gains new equipment through grant

The Métis Nation Columbia River Society received a grant to purchase archery equipment which has been utilized by many groups.

Tom Jobin
Linda Hautala is celebrating 25 years as a business owner in Golden. Not only does she own Shear Perfection Salon

Shear Perfection celebrating 25 years in business in Golden

Linda Hautala opened up her own salon, Shear Perfection, 25 years ago.

Linda Hautala is celebrating 25 years as a business owner in Golden. Not only does she own Shear Perfection Salon
The design for the new sign at the Highway 1 Highway 95 junction has been approved

Council Notes: Highway sign construction begins this spring

A new sign will be constructed at the junction of Highway 1 and Highway 95, funded through the Resort Municipality Initiative.

The design for the new sign at the Highway 1 Highway 95 junction has been approved
APES teacher Sandra Beckett has been recognized for excellence in environmental education.

Local educator recognized for excellence in environmental teachings

Alexander Park teacher Sandra Beckett is the recipient of the 2017 Environmental Education Excellence Award.

  • Mar 8, 2017
APES teacher Sandra Beckett has been recognized for excellence in environmental education.
Miesha and the Spanks are a Golden favourite

Miesha and the Spanks giving a ‘dance-your-face-off’ performance

Check out the rock and roll duo, along with The Dudes and All Hands on Jane, Saturday March 4 at the Rockwater.

  • Mar 3, 2017
Miesha and the Spanks are a Golden favourite
A drama camp is being offered to Golden youth ages 7-14 over spring break by longtime producer and director

Golden drama camp activates kids’ imagination

This spring break, Golden youth are going to get the opportunity to grow their theatrical skills with a week-long drama camp.

A drama camp is being offered to Golden youth ages 7-14 over spring break by longtime producer and director