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A sketch of what a potential Aquatic facility would look like in the area. (CSRD photo).

CSRD pledges further funding for proposed aquatic centre

An additional $250,000 has been put forward to help secure grant funding

 

B.C. Premier John Horgan and T’Sou-ke Nation Chief Gordie Planes listen to an explanation from Synergraze founder and CEO Tamara Loiselle on how the spore tank works at a demonstration project in a greenhouse that’s home to an innovative project aimed at reducing methane gas emissions from livestock. (Rick Stiebel - Sooke News Mirror)

B.C. premier pitches plan for less gas from cattle

Innovative technology could drastically reduce cattle methane emissions

 

Golden arena will be getting a facelift courtesy of recycled materials from BC tires. (photo submitted)

CSRD gets grant for Golden arena

The floor of the Plywood Palace is getting revamped

 

The Golden Off Leash Dog Park is no more. (File photo)

Town of Golden discontinues dog park

Part of the reason behind the move was the dissolution of the partner non-profit society

The Golden Off Leash Dog Park is no more. (File photo)
Just as the first heat wave of summer hits the North Okanagan, a water quality advisory due to higher bacteria levels than allowed has forced the closure of Vernon’s Kin Beach on Okanagan Lake. (Morning Star - file photo)

Okanagan beach closed in heat wave due to water quality advisory

Higher bacteria levels than allowed in Okanagan Lake has forced temporary closure of Vernon’s Kin Beach

Just as the first heat wave of summer hits the North Okanagan, a water quality advisory due to higher bacteria levels than allowed has forced the closure of Vernon’s Kin Beach on Okanagan Lake. (Morning Star - file photo)
Mosquitoes are back and mosquito control is in full swing. (Contributed)

Mosquito control in full swing in Golden

Morrow BioScience staff have been applying the bacterial larvicide by ground since mid-April

Mosquitoes are back and mosquito control is in full swing. (Contributed)
Two community projects are getting dual funding from the Town and CSRD . (File photos)

Rec-Plex park, proposed aquatic facility get financial support from Town, CSRD

OVer $1.7 million will be allocated from the Whitetooth Legacy Fund for the two projects

Two community projects are getting dual funding from the Town and CSRD . (File photos)
It’s time to look at replacing the Kicking Horse River bridge. (File photo)

Open house to be held in Golden for Kicking Horse River bridge replacement

The original bridge was built in 1952 and is nearing the end of its service life

It’s time to look at replacing the Kicking Horse River bridge. (File photo)
A fire started at the Creston Landfill on June 10. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Fire at Creston Landfill causes smoke, toxic fumes

The landfill is closed until further notice

A fire started at the Creston Landfill on June 10. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Summer Kicks are back at Keith King Park for the summer, starting next week. (KHC photo)

Summer Kicks back in Golden

The full lineup has been announced

Summer Kicks are back at Keith King Park for the summer, starting next week. (KHC photo)
The first chalet to be preserved from the Swiss Village. (RE/MAX Golden photo)

Digital preservation of Golden’s Swiss Village begins

The Edward Feuz house is the first to be digitally preserved

The first chalet to be preserved from the Swiss Village. (RE/MAX Golden photo)
Vernon Fire Rescue Service crews, with help from BX-Swan Lake, Coldstream, and Armstrong-Spallumcheen fire departments, work on a fire in the 7200 block of Longacre Drive Wednesday, June 8. The fire started in one home and spread to a neighbouring structure. The homes were lost and two motorhomes were severely damaged. All residents of the homes got out safely. (City of Vernon photo)

Major fire destroys two Vernon homes

Everyone is safe; Fire started before 1 a.m. in 7200 block of Longacre Drive

Vernon Fire Rescue Service crews, with help from BX-Swan Lake, Coldstream, and Armstrong-Spallumcheen fire departments, work on a fire in the 7200 block of Longacre Drive Wednesday, June 8. The fire started in one home and spread to a neighbouring structure. The homes were lost and two motorhomes were severely damaged. All residents of the homes got out safely. (City of Vernon photo)
The Kicking Horse Chamber of Commerce is optimistic about a local economic rebound this year. (File photo)

Kicking Horse County Chamber of Commerce looking forward to future growth

They will continue to work closely with Tourism Golden despite losing a voting seat on their board

The Kicking Horse Chamber of Commerce is optimistic about a local economic rebound this year. (File photo)
The new owners of Golden IGA. (Claire Palmer photo)

New owners step up at Golden IGA

The Shahs will be taking over ownership effective this month

The new owners of Golden IGA. (Claire Palmer photo)
Golden council has adopted the town’s budget for 2022-23. (Claire Palmer - Star photo)

Town approves 2022 budget and property tax rates

the Town is required to adopt a five year financial plan, bylaw, before May 15 of each year

Golden council has adopted the town’s budget for 2022-23. (Claire Palmer - Star photo)
Penticton RCMP are investigating shots fired at the Flamingo Motel Tuesday, Jan. 18 morning. (File photo)

Penticton man drives into oncoming traffic while fleeing police

The man has been charged by RCMP and is due in court at a later date

Penticton RCMP are investigating shots fired at the Flamingo Motel Tuesday, Jan. 18 morning. (File photo)
A visual of Penticton’s North Gateway redevelopment plan. (Photo- City of Penticton)

Penticton makes ‘bold plan’ for first live, work, play neighbourhood

The proposed North Gateway redevelopment has been advanced to the final round of public engagement

A visual of Penticton’s North Gateway redevelopment plan. (Photo- City of Penticton)
The fire at the Penticton Toyota dealership was visible from the surrounding area earlier on May 11. (Stephanie Lawrence - Facebook)

VIDEO: Damage to the rear portion of Penticton Toyota is ‘extensive’ after devastating blaze

A pair of firefighters suffered minor injuries while fighting the blaze

The fire at the Penticton Toyota dealership was visible from the surrounding area earlier on May 11. (Stephanie Lawrence - Facebook)
Vehicle incident in town. (Claire Palmer photo)
Vehicle incident in town. (Claire Palmer photo)
Melanie Myers is the new executive director of the GDCF. (GDCF photo)

Melanie Myers announced as executive director of Golden & District Community Foundation

Joy Orr will be retiring on June 30 after five years

Melanie Myers is the new executive director of the GDCF. (GDCF photo)