Celebrating the flame

Festivities for the community, celebrating Golden style

Right: Branding and images developed by Perception Advertising.

Join in celebrating the great tradition of the Olympic Spirit as Golden hosts the Olympic Torch Relay on Day 84 of its 106 day cross-Canada tour, traveling through 1,000 communities. Golden is the first community in British Columbia to welcome the Torch back into the host province of the Olympic Games. A celebration encouraging international peace, cooperation and sporting excellence.

On Thursday, Januy 21st, 2010 the Olympic Torch arrives in Golden after its last Alberta stop in Banff. The VANOC Torch Relay Celebration event will kick off at 6 p.m.

A dedicated core committee has been working hard for the past 10 months to create a diverse event schedule with activities starting on Friday, January 15, 2010 and ending on Saturday, January 23rd, 2010. During these nine days, activities reflecting on the Olympic Spirit, will animate our Town with lively and engaging activities throughout the community. This will be a January to remember for years to come. Many different service groups are hosting sports and art-related events. Activities include a Hockey Tournament, Snow Sculpturing, Pancake Breakfast, a Concert / Dance with the amazing Polyjestrs, and much more.

For details on all the Golden Torch Relay events, please visit www.goldentorchrelay.ca and keep your eyes open for stories, updates and advertisements in The Golden Star and on CKGR Radio.

Right: Branding and images developed by Perception Advertising.

Just Posted

Your weekly news recap

The Golden Star’s weekly 60-second news recap… Continue reading

Avalanche control scheduled tomorrow on Highway 1 east of Revelstoke

Avalanche control work is scheduled along Highway 1 on Dec 15. From… Continue reading

Avalanche Canada issues special public warning

Very weak layer buried under recent snow a cause for concern

UPDATE: Highway 1 closed east of Revelstoke, set to reopen at 7:30 p.m.

Highway 1 is closed east of Revelstoke near the west entrance to… Continue reading

Golden Rockets win one on the road

The Golden Rockets faced off against the Creston Valley Thundercats on the… Continue reading

Trudeau to make it harder for future PM to reverse Senate reforms

Of the 105 current senators, 54 are now independents who have banded together in Independent Senators’ Group

Boeser has 2 points as Canucks ground Flyers 5-1

WATCH: Vancouver has little trouble with slumping Philly side

Man dies after falling from B.C. bridge

Intoxicated man climbed railing, lost his balance and fell into the water below

B.C. animation team the ‘heart’ of new ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’

The animators, largely based in Vancouver, ultimately came up with a creative technique that is drawing praise

Light at the end of the tunnel for UN climate talks

Meeting in Katowice was meant to finalize how countries report their emissions of greenhouses gases

Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, Nicks join Rock Hall of Fame

Radiohead, the Cure, Roxy Music and the Zombies will also be ushered in at the 34th induction ceremony

Supreme Court affirms privacy rights for Canadians who share a computer

Section 8 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms protects Canadians against unreasonable search and seizure

B.C. fire chief pleads with Ottawa for traumatic stress support

Campbell River fire chief Thomas Doherty presented concerns to federal government

21 detained before Paris protests as police deploy in force

There was a strong police presence outside the central Saint Lazare train station, where police in riot gear checked bags

Most Read