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The Golden Film Festival is back

The Golden Film Festival is making a comeback this year, and organizer Jessie Oatway is already accepting submissions.

Growing up in Golden
The annual winter carnival hosted by the figure skating club is one of the biggest nights of the year at the Golden Arena. This year’s event takes place on Feb. 25.

Figure Skating Carnival will take you Through the Years

The Golden figure skaters spend all season ramping up for their favourite night of the year, the Winter Carnival taking place on Saturday.

The annual winter carnival hosted by the figure skating club is one of the biggest nights of the year at the Golden Arena. This year’s event takes place on Feb. 25.
Is that Eddie the Eagle

Olympic legend Eddie the Eagle arrives in Golden this weekend

British Ski Jumper Michael "Eddie" Edwards has events planned all week up at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort.

Is that Eddie the Eagle
Canadian comedian Tom Green will be performing his unique hip-hop comedy show at the Rockwater Grill and Bar on Feb. 21.

Canadian entertainer combining comedy, music and snowboarding

Canadian comedian Tom Green will be incorporating hip hop at his show in Golden tomorrow (Feb. 21) night at the Rockwater.

  • Feb 20, 2017
Canadian comedian Tom Green will be performing his unique hip-hop comedy show at the Rockwater Grill and Bar on Feb. 21.
The Stelmach family was at the Snow King’s Playhouse on Monday afternoon getting ready for his and Lady Spring’s arrival at the Masque Parade on Saturday. From left

Snow King makes his return to Golden’s Spirit Square

The weather has warmed a little to welcome the Snow King and Lady Spring to Golden this Saturday night.

  • Feb 16, 2017
The Stelmach family was at the Snow King’s Playhouse on Monday afternoon getting ready for his and Lady Spring’s arrival at the Masque Parade on Saturday. From left
GOFR has already held one screening of the movie Salam Neighbour to show people what it’s like for families living in refugee camps. They plan to host another screening sometime in March.

Goal is set by group to sponsor refugee family in Golden

The GOFR group has decided the best way to help a refugee family is to sponsor them to come to Golden, so they must raise $40,000.

GOFR has already held one screening of the movie Salam Neighbour to show people what it’s like for families living in refugee camps. They plan to host another screening sometime in March.
Heavy winter conditions in Golden require a street closure.

Town closes Selkirk Hill as precaution

Selkirk Hill (Spruce Drive) is closed to traffic and pedestrians as the snow pack could pose an avalanche and safety hazard.

Heavy winter conditions in Golden require a street closure.
Shannon Hood of Sun LIfe Financial is hosting a contest to redesign the front of her office space. The winning designer will receive the grand prize of $500. Submission can be dropped off at the office on 9th Avenue North.

Downtown office is looking for a new look for the storefront

Shannon Hood is offering a $500 grand prize for a new design for the front of her downtown office space.

Shannon Hood of Sun LIfe Financial is hosting a contest to redesign the front of her office space. The winning designer will receive the grand prize of $500. Submission can be dropped off at the office on 9th Avenue North.
The Snow King’s Playhouse has everything you need to make a costume or mask to be a part of the celebration.

Snow King Playhouse opens up to the public this weekend

With supplies available, individuals, groups or families can create a costume or lantern, and be part of the magical experience.

The Snow King’s Playhouse has everything you need to make a costume or mask to be a part of the celebration.
Golden Rotarian Bruce McKenzie

Golden Rotary lends a hand with 3-year medical project in Laos

The Rotary Club of Golden has sent one of its members to Laos to oversee a project that is bringing medical education to the country.

Golden Rotarian Bruce McKenzie
When the iconic timberframe Pedestrian Bridge officials were told it would last for hundreds of years

Pedestrian Bridge needs unexpected repairs

Golden's iconic timberframe Pedestrian Bridge is in need of repairs only 15 years after its construction.

When the iconic timberframe Pedestrian Bridge officials were told it would last for hundreds of years
Rhonda Smith has been working with Golden children and families for more than 35 years. She is officially retiring from her position as Infant Development Consultant after 29 years.

Retirement isn’t the end of Rhonda Smith’s work with Golden youth

Smith feels fortunate to have worked with so many inspiring families, but those families feel equally fortunate to have worked with her

Rhonda Smith has been working with Golden children and families for more than 35 years. She is officially retiring from her position as Infant Development Consultant after 29 years.
Golden Field RCMP

RCMP Report: Missing person located

A Golden female had been reported missing on Jan. 21, and was later located.

  • Jan 23, 2017
Golden Field RCMP
Moontricks is one of the many bands coming to Golden in the next couple months. They play following weekly music bingo at the Rockwater on February 16.

Many exciting shows coming to town thanks to Golden Delicious

There are many big acts coming up in the next few months, as well as weekly and monthly events planned.

  • Jan 20, 2017
Moontricks is one of the many bands coming to Golden in the next couple months. They play following weekly music bingo at the Rockwater on February 16.
Lani Wilson’s artwork can be seen at Jita’s Cafe. She has been working on this wildlife series for a few years

Golden artist inspired through meditation and importance of wilderness

Lani Wilson moved to the community just more than a year ago, and has been painting for upwards of 10 years.

  • Jan 19, 2017
Lani Wilson’s artwork can be seen at Jita’s Cafe. She has been working on this wildlife series for a few years
Riley Suhan is one of two ambassadors for Tourism Golden this winter. He and Dave Treadway are telling the world what Golden is all about.

Ambassadors chosen to promote outdoor activities in Golden

Riley Sidhu and Dave Treadway take to social media to spread the word about Golden.

  • Jan 10, 2017
Riley Suhan is one of two ambassadors for Tourism Golden this winter. He and Dave Treadway are telling the world what Golden is all about.
Crews were still on scene Monday morning clearing water

Street closed to buses, parking, and traffic due to third ice flow

Flooded river closes 9th Street S. past the municipal campground while crews remove water, ice, and debris from the river and road.

  • Jan 10, 2017
Crews were still on scene Monday morning clearing water
Fire crews enter the Econo Lodge from the roof to check for any remaining hot spots Thursday morning just after 9 a.m.

Fire tears through Econo Lodge front office

Golden and Nicholson fire departments were called to action early Thursday morning

Fire crews enter the Econo Lodge from the roof to check for any remaining hot spots Thursday morning just after 9 a.m.
It was here at Machu Picchu that Kean Graham

Former Golden Secondary grad now founder and CEO of digital corporation

Kean Graham has give himself a "digital nomad" lifestyle by creating a company that allows him to work from anywhere.

It was here at Machu Picchu that Kean Graham
Quinn Morgan (far right) stood on the podium in Rossland after placing 3rd for the 2.8 km skate.

Two strong races already down for Golden Nordic Racers’ season

The Golden Nordic Racers season started off the first weekend in December with two distance races in Vernon.

Quinn Morgan (far right) stood on the podium in Rossland after placing 3rd for the 2.8 km skate.