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HR Pacific Design Studio has all the expertise you need when building or renovating you home including timberframe designer

Design studio provides one-stop shop for HR Pacific clients

One of Golden's most successful contractors has opened a design studio to give their clients everything they need all in one place.

HR Pacific Design Studio has all the expertise you need when building or renovating you home including timberframe designer
The Town has approved the purchase of 400 bear-resistent garbage bins.

Golden Council has approved the purchase of bear-resistent garbage bins

The first 400 bear-proof bins have been approved, and will be placed in priority areas in town next year.

The Town has approved the purchase of 400 bear-resistent garbage bins.
Donna Barnett (l) with Lieutenant-Governor Judith Guichon after being sworn in as Minister of State for Rural Economic Development on October 21.

Rural voice is now stronger in Victoria with new Rural Economic Development portfolio

Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Donna Barnett is now a Minister of State, giving rural communities an advocate at the cabinet table.

Donna Barnett (l) with Lieutenant-Governor Judith Guichon after being sworn in as Minister of State for Rural Economic Development on October 21.
The annual Huckleberry Loppet is one of the Golden Nordic Club’s biggest events every year.

New coach excited for Golden’s winter season

The Golden Nordic Ski Club is eager to get going on the winter season, and get their nine programs up and running.

The annual Huckleberry Loppet is one of the Golden Nordic Club’s biggest events every year.
The Interact Club will be decorating the Rec Plex and setting up games to keeps kids entertained for the Halloween Party.

Halloween Spook-tacular inviting children young and old to celebrate

The Golden Interact Club has some spooky fun planned for this weekend's kids Halloween party at the Rec Plex.

The Interact Club will be decorating the Rec Plex and setting up games to keeps kids entertained for the Halloween Party.
Fred Eaglesmith will be bringing his theatrical performance to the Rockwater in Golden tonight (Oct. 19)

Canadian songwriter Fred Eaglesmith performing in Golden

Juno Award-winner Fred Eaglesmith is in Golden for one night only tonight (Oct. 19) at Rockwater Grill and Bar.

Fred Eaglesmith will be bringing his theatrical performance to the Rockwater in Golden tonight (Oct. 19)
Austin Pultz is is taking a leadership role as captain for the Golden Rockets this year.

Pultz glad to be back in Golden as team captain

Austin Pultz is back in Golden to pursue his lock of hockey as well as the outdoors.

  • Oct 13, 2016
Austin Pultz is is taking a leadership role as captain for the Golden Rockets this year.
Golden RCMP responded to an accident last night

Search for suspect continues as police confirm officer was shot

BC RCMP is confirming a police officer was shot during a rapidly evolving series of events that began this afternoon in Golden.

  • Oct 11, 2016
Golden RCMP responded to an accident last night
Golden RCMP responded to an accident last night

Police currently looking for suspect after incident on highway leaves officer injured

A suspect fled in a stolen vehicle after a stop at weigh scales west of Golden. An officer is injured with non-life threatening injuries.

  • Oct 11, 2016
Golden RCMP responded to an accident last night
Two options have been presented for the new Kicking Horse River Bridges

Two options presented for Kicking Horse River Bridges replacement

The Ministry of Transportation was in Golden last week to discuss plans to replace the Highway 95 bridges that cross the Kicking Horse.

  • Oct 11, 2016
Two options have been presented for the new Kicking Horse River Bridges
Emma Dawson

Contest held to guess the weight of locally-grown giant pumpkin

Monster gourd growing silently under leaves sparks contest to guess its weight

  • Oct 7, 2016
Emma Dawson
Trevor Sexsmith

Golden skier caught in fatal avalanche in park

Experienced backcountry skier identified as local killed in Banff National Park

  • Oct 7, 2016
Trevor Sexsmith
Blaine Broderick is the new principal at Lady Grey Elementary School.

New principal joins Lady Grey

New principal joins Lady Grey Elementary from Tumbler Ridge

Blaine Broderick is the new principal at Lady Grey Elementary School.
Rock Solid program supports students as they transition to high school.

Support during transition has lasting effect

Rock Solid Retreat is a support program that aims to help students with the transition into high school

  • Oct 5, 2016
Rock Solid program supports students as they transition to high school.
Golden Field RCMP

Pedestrian killed on Highway 95 identified as local male

A pedestrian was struck in a fatal accident south of Golden yesterday evening.

  • Oct 4, 2016
Golden Field RCMP
Golden RCMP responded to an accident last night

Accident closes highway near Golden

RCMP report one man is deceased after fatal road accident last evening.

  • Oct 4, 2016
Golden RCMP responded to an accident last night
The Golden Rockets will be out next week selling newspapers for donations to literacy programs here in Golden.

Reach a Reader campaign supports literacy in Golden

The Golden Star will be selling newspapers for donations to support the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy.

The Golden Rockets will be out next week selling newspapers for donations to literacy programs here in Golden.
RCMP Cst. Pattinson

Golden RCMP hosting torch run with Special Olympics

The RCMP and Special Olympics are teaming up, and are inviting you to help them support local athletes with a torch run.

  • Sep 29, 2016
RCMP Cst. Pattinson
Shelly Poland is pictured holding her Gold Medal from the Special Olympics in South Korea in 2013.

Golden skier named Female Athlete of the Year

Shelly Poland received an amazing honour this week when Special Olympics Canada named her Female Athlete of the Year.

  • Sep 28, 2016
Shelly Poland is pictured holding her Gold Medal from the Special Olympics in South Korea in 2013.
Ken Thompson at the beginning of his 5k trek.

Golden Ultra started off heavy for fundraiser

The Golden Family Centre's Ken Thompson trekked 5 kilometres up hill to raise funds for substance abuse programs in Golden.

Ken Thompson at the beginning of his 5k trek.