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(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)

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Your morning start for Monday, June 6

 

Kicking Horse Gymnastics Club just got back from a weekend competition in Canmore. (KHGC photo)

Kicking Horse Gymnastics looking forward to busy summer

Club returns after two year hiatus due to pandemic

 

Past Wildsight campers. (Wildsight Golden)

‘GET WILD’ this summer in Golden

Wildsight hosts week long camps for kids

 

Black Press Media file photo.

‘Out of orange juice?’ Don’t call 911 says Golden RCMP

The detachment responded to 260 calls to service in April

Black Press Media file photo.
The proposed tower location.

Rogers seeking public feedback on proposed facility south of Golden

The proposed facility would be in the Parson area, and would increase service on Hwy 95

The proposed tower location.
Swallow nests. (Rachel Darvill photo)

Wildlife tracking system for bank swallows being used in the Columbia Valley

Automated radio-telemetry stations track movement of the birds

Swallow nests. (Rachel Darvill photo)
Two parents volunteering as crossing guards look on as a child crosses 10th Ave on the way home from school. Traffic from the Trans-Canada has been re-routed through town, causing many parents concern about safety. (Claire Palmer photo)

Parents step up as crossing guards in Golden during Highway 1 closure

Parents are coming together as traffic increases in town

Two parents volunteering as crossing guards look on as a child crosses 10th Ave on the way home from school. Traffic from the Trans-Canada has been re-routed through town, causing many parents concern about safety. (Claire Palmer photo)
An avalanche occurred on March 29 which caused Highway 1 between Revelstoke and Golden to be closed for nearly nine hours. (DriveBC)

Revelstoke area sees busiest avalanche season in years

Large snowfalls caused an exceptional amount of avalanche control work in Rogers Pass

An avalanche occurred on March 29 which caused Highway 1 between Revelstoke and Golden to be closed for nearly nine hours. (DriveBC)
Highway 1, near Parks Headquarters at Glacier National Park, 72 km east of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)
Highway 1, near Parks Headquarters at Glacier National Park, 72 km east of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)
The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

The Scoop: News that made headlines this week

Josh Piercey recaps the top news items from around the Okanagan-Shuswap region

The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Crews clearing snow and debris off Highway 1 east of Revelstoke on March 29. (Rocky Mountain District twitter)

UPDATE: Highway 1 open between Revelstoke and Golden following avalanche

The road was closed for nearly nine hours

Crews clearing snow and debris off Highway 1 east of Revelstoke on March 29. (Rocky Mountain District twitter)
Crews clearing snow and debris off Highway 1 east of Revelstoke on March 29. (Rocky Mountain District twitter)
Crews clearing snow and debris off Highway 1 east of Revelstoke on March 29. (Rocky Mountain District twitter)
Multi-vehicle collision east of Revelstoke.

UPDATE: Highway 1 reopens after multi-vehicle collision involving suspects wanted by RCMP

The incident occured at approximately 3:30 p.m. on March 25

  • Mar 24, 2022
Multi-vehicle collision east of Revelstoke.
Boo is awake and enjoying the spring weather. (Cat Cowan photo)

Boo, the Golden-area grizzly bear, wakes up to the smell of spring

Boo has been in a state of ‘torpor’ since Dec. 5

Boo is awake and enjoying the spring weather. (Cat Cowan photo)
The Swiss Village is more than a century old and an important historical site – at one point the gateway to the mountaineering community in the Canadian Rockies. (RE/MAX Golden photo)

Saving Golden’s Swiss Village: Dr. Johann Roduit and Dr. Ilona Spaar reflect on iconic B.C. spot

The historic Edelweiss Village has been for sale for over a year, and preservation talks are moving

The Swiss Village is more than a century old and an important historical site – at one point the gateway to the mountaineering community in the Canadian Rockies. (RE/MAX Golden photo)
The Scoop for the week of Jan. 21-28. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

The Scoop: News that made headlines this week

Josh Piercey recaps the top news items from around the Okanagan-Shuswap region

The Scoop for the week of Jan. 21-28. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Highway 1, near Parks Headquarters at Glacier National Park, 72 km east of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)

Vehicle incident east of Revelstoke causing delays

An assessment is in progress

Highway 1, near Parks Headquarters at Glacier National Park, 72 km east of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)
Ruth Hamilton with her famous Golden meteor. The rock is currently on loan to Western University for imaging and scans. (Ruth Hamilton photo)

Scientists study trajectory of meteorite that landed in Golden in October

The rock is believed to be 4.5-billion-years-old

Ruth Hamilton with her famous Golden meteor. The rock is currently on loan to Western University for imaging and scans. (Ruth Hamilton photo)
Highway 1, near Parks Headquarters at Glacier National Park, 72 km east of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)

Highway 1 closed between Revelstoke and Golden

Road will reopen at 9 p.m., no detour available

Highway 1, near Parks Headquarters at Glacier National Park, 72 km east of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)
Snowfall in Revelstoke on Jan. 4. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

Heavy snowfall on the way for West Columbia

Snow will accumulate up to 40 cm in parts of the region

Snowfall in Revelstoke on Jan. 4. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)