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A group of Golden Secondary School students will be leaving for a trip and cultural exchange in Japan on Mar. 10. From left: Maj-Britt Bargstedt

Students prepare for trip to Japan

A group of students from Golden Secondary are leaving today for a 10 day tour around Japan.

A group of Golden Secondary School students will be leaving for a trip and cultural exchange in Japan on Mar. 10. From left: Maj-Britt Bargstedt
Swarno and Gurdial Rai pictured with their Sroppas

Pioneering Indian couple leaving town after 47 years in Golden

The Rais took a leap of faith, left their native India and moved to a small town in the Canadian Rockies in search of a better life.

Swarno and Gurdial Rai pictured with their Sroppas

Council Notes: Tennis and Horseshoes

Council discussed a CBT grant application for the tennis courts and heard a presentation regarding usage of the Horseshoe Club.

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Eagles’ wings clipped, fall short of provincials

The Golden Eagles senior boys’ basketball team had their season come to an early end after a tight 83-79 loss to Creston.

Possible CBT granting opportunity for tennis courts

A few Golden recreational tennis players are hoping to take advantage of a granting opportunity and have the tennis courts resurfaced.

The Town will celebrate the grand opening of a new vertical lift at the arena on Saturday night.

Vertical lift improves accessibility at Golden Arena

One of Golden’s most well used facilities is now more accessible for community members.

The Town will celebrate the grand opening of a new vertical lift at the arena on Saturday night.

Interact and Rotary host an Amazing Race

An Interact Club from Washington will be joining the Golden club for an Amazing Race this weekend.

Jena LaRoy holds a copy of the Photo Life Magazine that features her photo on its cover. The magazine also names LaRoy one of their top 25 emerging photographers to watch.

Local photographer’s favourite shot lands on national magazine cover

Like so many artists before her, Jena LaRoy is inspired by the landscape and terrain found here in Golden.

Jena LaRoy holds a copy of the Photo Life Magazine that features her photo on its cover. The magazine also names LaRoy one of their top 25 emerging photographers to watch.
Meva Dhami drives hard to the net during the Eagles' tournament-opening win over Selkirk on Friday.

Eagles take home tournament with dominant weekend

The Golden Secondary senior boys' basketball team triumphed at the Kicking Horse Classic with a trio of convincing wins.

Meva Dhami drives hard to the net during the Eagles' tournament-opening win over Selkirk on Friday.
Susan and Jerry Leigan

GSS couple still together more than 30 years later

A Valentines look at Jerry and Susan Leigan, a pair of high school sweethearts.

Susan and Jerry Leigan
Creators of the original Snow King puppet Erica Thadeour (left) and Dawnita Johnson (right) pose with the head they made 10 years ago. Joyce deBoer (centre) was also around for the very first Snow King Masque Parade

Golden’s Snow King celebrations marks its 10th anniversary

When the Snow King was first constructed 10 years ago, its creators had no idea how much the festival would grow over the years.

Creators of the original Snow King puppet Erica Thadeour (left) and Dawnita Johnson (right) pose with the head they made 10 years ago. Joyce deBoer (centre) was also around for the very first Snow King Masque Parade
Jacob Amico (left) and Mike Hlady in front of their counter at Golden’s newest business

Amico Meats officially open for business in downtown Golden

Amico Meats offers a variety of cuts of beef, lamb, pork, deli meats and most importantly, rib-eye steaks.

Jacob Amico (left) and Mike Hlady in front of their counter at Golden’s newest business
From left: Jared Frasca

Golden youth contributing to Invermere squad

The Rockies Midget A team is in the middle of a fantastic season and a few Goldenites have had a hand in their success.

From left: Jared Frasca
The Wardens will be performing at the Civic Centre on Friday in support of Wildsight Golden. Tickets are $20 for adults.

Wildsight hosting The Wardens at Civic Centre

As part of their ongoing fundraising efforts, Wildsight Golden is bringing The Wardens to the Civic Centre for a Jan. 29 show.

The Wardens will be performing at the Civic Centre on Friday in support of Wildsight Golden. Tickets are $20 for adults.

Exciting opportunities at COTR campus

The next semester of classes at COTR is well under way, and there’s some exciting things going on at the Golden campus.

Bauer and Mark Messier are aiming to grow the game through The First Shift program

NHL All-Star Mark Messier supporting hockey program in Golden

Messier immediately felt compelled to get involved in the program, running in Golden for the second consecutive year this February.

Bauer and Mark Messier are aiming to grow the game through The First Shift program
Invermere native Ben Wiegert goes up to contest a shot during the Eagles’ weekend tournament in Salmon Arm.

Eagles’ depth plays big role in Salmon Arm

Entering the home stretch of their season, the Eagles are getting their role players ready for the upcoming challenge.

Invermere native Ben Wiegert goes up to contest a shot during the Eagles’ weekend tournament in Salmon Arm.
Grade 10-12 students at GSS will showcase a variety of pieces that they created across several mediums. From left: Ashton Waldo

Art show showcases pieces from Golden Secondary students

Art students at GSS are putting the finishing touches on their art work as they get ready to host an event on Jan. 21.

Grade 10-12 students at GSS will showcase a variety of pieces that they created across several mediums. From left: Ashton Waldo
The Parent Advisory Council’s bottle drive was a huge success. Pictured are a few of the dozens of volunteers who flocked to Golden Transfer to sort the massive haul.

Bottle drive exceeds expectations of PACs

Although the dollar amount raised is not yet tallied, upwards of 60 volunteers can be assured that their efforts were worth while.

The Parent Advisory Council’s bottle drive was a huge success. Pictured are a few of the dozens of volunteers who flocked to Golden Transfer to sort the massive haul.
Meva Dhami carries the rock and searches for options during the Eagles’ weekend tournament in Kamloops.

Golden Eagles basketball team aided by talent from overseas

Golden Secondary School’s senior boys basketball team continued to impress against their provincial counterparts over the weekend.

Meva Dhami carries the rock and searches for options during the Eagles’ weekend tournament in Kamloops.