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The municipality plans to alter some of their policies to maximise the use of the facility.

Golden Arena shifting policies to encourage more usage

The arena will begin offering more drop-in opportunities to help take the pressure off organizers of programs like recreational hockey.

The municipality plans to alter some of their policies to maximise the use of the facility.
The Bright Light Social Hour will be one of the headlining bands at this summer’s Golden Sound Festival.

Texas band thrilled to be in ‘unique’ Golden for sound festival

For those looking for some blues and rock and roll, The Bright Light Social Hour has a great show in store at the Golden Sound Festival.

  • Aug 9, 2016
The Bright Light Social Hour will be one of the headlining bands at this summer’s Golden Sound Festival.
RCMP File Photo

Golden RCMP exploring options to tackle crime head on

The RCMP are currently reviewing a number of items in response to a recent influx of break and enters, mischiefs, and thefts in Golden

  • Aug 5, 2016
RCMP File Photo
The sizeable number of kayakers in Golden have had a frustrating season due to the loss of access to the Lower Canyon.

Feasibility study for Lower Canyon access can now get underway

A contract has been awarded to find a new access point for the Lower Canyon of the Kicking Horse River.

The sizeable number of kayakers in Golden have had a frustrating season due to the loss of access to the Lower Canyon.
The annual Perseid Meteor Shower

View the Perseid Meteor Shower at the top of the Kicking Horse gondola

Astronomers are predicting this year’s Perseid shower to produce double the number of meteors as usual.

The annual Perseid Meteor Shower
The Golden Rockets had a tough season last year

Golden Rockets request new deal with the Town

After a difficult last season the Rockets are trying to turn things around, and are hoping the Town will help them out.

The Golden Rockets had a tough season last year

New position helps seniors navigate community services

Mickey Balas is now the community’s Seniors’ Navigator, a free service that can help seniors with a variety of issues and concerns.

Apple Island owner Kathy Lind

Local health and beauty company earns national award

She is known as Golden’s very own soap lady, but thanks to a national competition, her soap is getting recognition outside our community.

Apple Island owner Kathy Lind
Pilots from around the world will be arriving in Golden this weekend for the annual Willi Muller XC Challenge

120 pilots set to take to Golden’s skies for Muller competition

Pilots from all over the world will be arriving in Golden shortly for the annual Willi Muller XC Challenge.

Pilots from around the world will be arriving in Golden this weekend for the annual Willi Muller XC Challenge
Local Shane Kroeger will be representing Golden when he takes on some of North America’s best in this year’s Single Track 6 event.

Bike race gets crack at new Golden trails

Phase 2 of the Schacher trail will soon be released to the broader mountain biking community.

Local Shane Kroeger will be representing Golden when he takes on some of North America’s best in this year’s Single Track 6 event.
The Static Shift will take to the Spirit Square stage on July 20.

Teen rock group plays tunes inspired by ‘60s and ‘70s stars

The Static Shift will be playing at Summer Kicks in Golden on July 20.

The Static Shift will take to the Spirit Square stage on July 20.
Maz will headline the next Summer Kicks show on Wednesday July 13.

Jazz band Maz comes to Golden

Maz has a unique blend of acoustic, traditional music, which the Quebec quartet combines with a contemporary, electrified jazz.

Maz will headline the next Summer Kicks show on Wednesday July 13.
Julie Walker will be hosting a Wild Food Foraging event at Heather Mountain Lodge where guests forage for food

Lodge event teaches people the area’s wild and natural edible food

Hikers are surrounded by edible food. Julie Walker explains how it can be responsibly foraged.

Julie Walker will be hosting a Wild Food Foraging event at Heather Mountain Lodge where guests forage for food
The sizeable number of kayakers in Golden have had a frustrating season due to the loss of access to the Lower Canyon.

Golden’s kayaking community frustrated with Lower Canyon

Those involved in the white water rafting industry aren’t the only ones having to deal with this year’s loss of access to the Lower Canyon.

The sizeable number of kayakers in Golden have had a frustrating season due to the loss of access to the Lower Canyon.
Olivia Harris stands on a bridge on the new Schacher Trail

Schacher Trail’s second phase complete

Phase 2 of the Golden Cycling Club’s Schacher Trail is officially open.

Olivia Harris stands on a bridge on the new Schacher Trail
The recreation department is seeking direction from council on a number of initiatives.

Rec Department seeking direction

Rec Manager Jordan Petrovics is looking at the department's programming and how to improve services.

The recreation department is seeking direction from council on a number of initiatives.
The Team Redline Car Show has become a Canada Day tradition in Golden.

Redline Car Show celebrating ninth year in Golden

The Team Redline Car Show will be taking over downtown Golden on Canada Day showing off classic and modern cars.

The Team Redline Car Show has become a Canada Day tradition in Golden.
Cody Warton has been raising funds to help orangutans through Orangutan Foundation International Canada.

Lady Grey student donates time to save orangutans

A Grade 5 Golden student has been spending his spare time raising funds for Orangutan Foundation International Canada.

Cody Warton has been raising funds to help orangutans through Orangutan Foundation International Canada.
Tiller’s Folly will headline the June 28 Summer Kicks show in Spirit Square with The Pickups supplying the tweener act.

Celtic / Folk band Tiller’s Folly headlines Kicking Horse Culture show

Celtic band Tiller's Folly is taking the Summer Kicks stage in Golden's Spirit Square next Wednesday.

Tiller’s Folly will headline the June 28 Summer Kicks show in Spirit Square with The Pickups supplying the tweener act.
Members of the Higher Ground Sports team celebrate the end of their final lap on Sunday morning during the first annual Golden 24 event.

Video: Clips from Golden 24

Over 400 riders took part in the first annual event, which saw bikers race through rain, mud and darkness.

Members of the Higher Ground Sports team celebrate the end of their final lap on Sunday morning during the first annual Golden 24 event.