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Goldenites Jake Gudjonson and Annah Setter will represent British Columbia at this year’s Aboriginal Hockey Championships.

Pair of locals competing for B.C. at Aboriginal Championships

Golden will be well represented when Team BC takes to the ice at next week’s National Aboriginal Hockey Championships.

Goldenites Jake Gudjonson and Annah Setter will represent British Columbia at this year’s Aboriginal Hockey Championships.

Mayor writes thankful letter to CP regarding Lower Canyon solution

Mayor Ron Oszust wrote a letter thanking CP for the resolution that has saved the Lower Canyon.

Pablo Euphoria has recorded a debut EP

Local musician Pablo Euphoria releasing debut EP Give in to Sin

Pablo Euphoria has given in to sin. Or at least that’s what he’s telling you to do with his debut EP Give in to Sin.

Pablo Euphoria has recorded a debut EP
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The fight to keep the lower canyon open for white water rafters is continuing

Lower Canyon saved

CP and local stakeholders have come to an agreement to keep access to the Lower Canyon open when the rafting season begins next month.

The fight to keep the lower canyon open for white water rafters is continuing
The Save the Lower Canyon Rally will take place on Apr. 30 and consist of rafters

Raft rally planned for Lower Canyon cause

The rafting season is nearing, and those involved in the industry are planning a rally to show just how important the river is on Apr. 30.

The Save the Lower Canyon Rally will take place on Apr. 30 and consist of rafters
Sixteen-year-old Yannik Shulz is pictured competing at the North American Junior Freeski Championships in Whistler.

Local skier ranks at North American Junior Freeski Championships

Young Yannik Shulz got his start learning how to ski at Kicking Horse, and now the 16-year-old has earned his best finish yet.

Sixteen-year-old Yannik Shulz is pictured competing at the North American Junior Freeski Championships in Whistler.

Senator and olympian publicly supports Lower Canyon access

Kamloops Senator and former Canadian Olympic medalist Nancy Greene Raine brings up Lower Canyon following Senate Question Period.

  • Apr 14, 2016

Mayor writes letter to CP Rail

Opinion: This letter is to inform you that our community expects to be paddling the Lower Canyon of the Kicking Horse River this May

  • Apr 12, 2016
After a request to purchase the land under the BC Visitor Centre in Golden goes through

Visitor Centre will remain open until land purchase deal goes through

After much speculation about the fate of Golden's BCVC, the GAI Board has begun to take steps to divest itself of the facility.

After a request to purchase the land under the BC Visitor Centre in Golden goes through
If you noticed this van driving around the past week

Big mosquito will soon be landing at Bacchus Books and Cafe

This pesky sculpture has been turning heads all over town when it flies by atop its creator’s van.

If you noticed this van driving around the past week
Saje Gosal dribbles up the court during a game with the UNBC Timberwolves this past season.

Local products complete first season at UNBC

Saje Gosal and Neal Randhawa recently completed their first season of university basketball at the University of Northern British Columbia.

Saje Gosal dribbles up the court during a game with the UNBC Timberwolves this past season.
After some construction delays last fall

Brewery coming along after delays

Golden’s very own brewery has experienced some delays during construction, but they could be selling beer by the end of summer.

After some construction delays last fall

Local group looking into Syrian refugee sponsorship

A Golden group is discussing the possibility of sponsoring a refugee family from Syria.

Bill Usher (left) poses with renowned Canadian musician Bruce Cockburn (centre

Bill Usher recalls radio production from tour with Cockburn

Entertainment: The idea to document the cross country tour with Bruce Cockburn seemed like a winner, and Usher took his idea to CBC.

Bill Usher (left) poses with renowned Canadian musician Bruce Cockburn (centre
Entry forms for the Golden Star's Easter Egg Hunt are on Page 8 of this week's issue.

Join the Golden Star’s Easter Egg Hunt

Find all of the Easter eggs in the Golden Star ads in this week's issue and win a Dairy Queen ice cream cake!

Entry forms for the Golden Star's Easter Egg Hunt are on Page 8 of this week's issue.
Linley McLean moved to Golden to ski and quickly realized she wanted to become a part of grassroots social projects that were happening in the community.

Women’s Centre director has challenging but rewarding job

Linley McLean has worked at the Golden Women’s Resource Centre since 2009.

Linley McLean moved to Golden to ski and quickly realized she wanted to become a part of grassroots social projects that were happening in the community.
Jackie Ohnander was one of three female lead guides on the Via Ferrata at Kicking Horse last summer.

Local piano teacher doubled as Via Ferrata guide last summer

Jackie Ohnander has an extensive background in music, but she also has plenty of experience with the great outdoors.

Jackie Ohnander was one of three female lead guides on the Via Ferrata at Kicking Horse last summer.
Since leaving as mayor Christina Benty has been growing her own business

Benty left a life of politics to share her passion and experience

Throughout her life Christina Benty has had many careers, however, her newest professional venture has her particularly excited.

Since leaving as mayor Christina Benty has been growing her own business
The ladies from Golden’s Mountain Magic Quilters’ Guild have sewn kits of reusable feminine hygiene products to send to Haiti through the organization Girls for Days.

Golden quilters aim to improve quality of life for girls in the developing world

In developing parts of the world women and girls have to go without feminine hygiene products.

The ladies from Golden’s Mountain Magic Quilters’ Guild have sewn kits of reusable feminine hygiene products to send to Haiti through the organization Girls for Days.
Matt Matheson spent five years working at Olympic View Golf Club in Victoria before taking the Head Pro job at the Golden Golf Club.

New club professional arrives in Golden from course in Victoria

Matt Matheson spent five years working at Olympic View Golf Club in Victoria before taking the Head Pro job at the Golden Golf Club.

Matt Matheson spent five years working at Olympic View Golf Club in Victoria before taking the Head Pro job at the Golden Golf Club.