Claire Palmer

The ‘Alertable’ app transmites emergency notifications affecting a specified area. (File photo)

CSRD launches new emergency alert system

It is important residents have access to trusted, timely and accurate information, says CSRD

The ‘Alertable’ app transmites emergency notifications affecting a specified area. (File photo)
The ‘Alertable’ app transmites emergency notifications affecting a specified area. (File photo)

CSRD launches new emergency alert system in Golden and Area A

It is important residents have access to trusted, timely and accurate information, says CSRD

The ‘Alertable’ app transmites emergency notifications affecting a specified area. (File photo)
The Blackwater Ridge Fire. (BC Wildfire Service photo)

Blackwater Ridge fire north of Golden ‘being held’

The blaze is no longer classified as out of control and is being held at 100 hectares

The Blackwater Ridge Fire. (BC Wildfire Service photo)
The BC Wildfire Dashboard is reporting a new fire in the Parson area. (BC Wildfire Dashboard photo)

New fire discovered south of Golden

The fire, located approximately 45 km south of Golden, is currently 1.1 hectares in size

The BC Wildfire Dashboard is reporting a new fire in the Parson area. (BC Wildfire Dashboard photo)
The Mt Hunter Wildfire was reported on July 20. (BC Wildfire Service photo)

Crews working to contain Mt. Hunter fire east of Golden

Significant helicopter bucketing took place to contain the fire at 4 hectares

The Mt Hunter Wildfire was reported on July 20. (BC Wildfire Service photo)
New fire just east of Golden reported on the BC Wildfire dashboard.

Wildfire grows to four hectares east of Golden

BC Wildfire Service says no threat to structures, traffic unaffected

New fire just east of Golden reported on the BC Wildfire dashboard.
The Carrol Creek wildfire. (BC Wildfire Service)

Wildfire Service continues response to 2 out of control fires north of Golden

Both the Carrol Creek and Blackwater Ridge fires continue to grow and classified as out of control

The Carrol Creek wildfire. (BC Wildfire Service)
After hosting Cranworx last summer, Kicking Horse will now have a shot at hosting the Canadian Downhill Natioanl Championships this weekend. (Cranworx photo)

Canadian downhill championships come to Kicking Horse

Approximately 350 athletes from across the country will converge on Golden this weekend

After hosting Cranworx last summer, Kicking Horse will now have a shot at hosting the Canadian Downhill Natioanl Championships this weekend. (Cranworx photo)
The Carrol Creek wildfire. (BC Wildfire Service)

Two fires north of Golden burning out of control

Both the Carrol Creek and Blackwater Ridge blazes are being monitored by BC Wildfire Service

The Carrol Creek wildfire. (BC Wildfire Service)
The bridge will be replaced with a modern four-lane bridge as a part of the ongoing improvements to the Trans-Canada highway from Kamloops to the Alberta border. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)

Highway twinning between Golden and Revelstoke causing delays

Up to 40 minute delays can be expected as MOTI twins highway between Alberta and Kamloops

The bridge will be replaced with a modern four-lane bridge as a part of the ongoing improvements to the Trans-Canada highway from Kamloops to the Alberta border. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)
B.C. Wildfire Service has been responding to a fire at Moberly Peak north of Golden since July 1. (BC Wildfire Service photo - Facebook)

B.C. Wildfire Service continues to work to contain fire north of Golden

The Moberly Peak blaze has been active since July 1

B.C. Wildfire Service has been responding to a fire at Moberly Peak north of Golden since July 1. (BC Wildfire Service photo - Facebook)
Trans-Canada Highway closed east of Golden

Trans-Canada Highway closed east of Golden

There are rocks on the road just west of Yoho National Park

Trans-Canada Highway closed east of Golden
The BC Wildfire Dashboard shows the location of all active fires in the province. (BC Wildfire Service photo)

New fire reported in Golden area as temperatures soar

57 new fires have been identified in the province in the last 48 hours

The BC Wildfire Dashboard shows the location of all active fires in the province. (BC Wildfire Service photo)
CP confirmed that there was a derailment east of Field on June 30. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Train derails east of Golden

No injuries were reported in the derailment from June 30

CP confirmed that there was a derailment east of Field on June 30. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The location of the vehicle fire that shut down Highway 1 between Revelstoke and Golden on June 26, 2021. (Google Maps image)

2 dead in head-on collision that sparked fire on Highway 1 west of Golden

Fire crews managed to extinguish the blaze before it was able to spread

The location of the vehicle fire that shut down Highway 1 between Revelstoke and Golden on June 26, 2021. (Google Maps image)
Traffic will be diverted through Radium along highways 93 and 95 as a part of the closures. (Claire Palmer photo)

Extended closures to Trans-Canada Highway announced east of Golden this fall

It’s the second round of extended closures as a part of Phase 4 of the Kicking Horse Canyon Project

Traffic will be diverted through Radium along highways 93 and 95 as a part of the closures. (Claire Palmer photo)
The first suspension bridge is the tallest in Canada, with a second suspension bridge just below it. The two are connected by a trail that’s just over 1 km. (Claire Palmer photo)

PHOTOS: The highest suspension bridges in Canada just opened in B.C.

The Skybridge in Golden allows visitors to take in views standing at 130 and 80 metres

The first suspension bridge is the tallest in Canada, with a second suspension bridge just below it. The two are connected by a trail that’s just over 1 km. (Claire Palmer photo)
Old growth in the Columbia Valley, in the Kinbasket area. (Photo submitted)

Wildsight: Old-growth forests are being logged in Golden

Wildsight says that Canfor has been logging old growth at the Blaeberry headwaters

Old growth in the Columbia Valley, in the Kinbasket area. (Photo submitted)
Dani Lowenstein and his family. Lowenstein has been experiencing long-haul COVID symptoms since falling ill in March 2020. (Contributed)

Over $64,000 raised for former Golden mountain guide COVID-long hauler

“To spend that period of time not being able to connect to nature with your family is really hard.”

Dani Lowenstein and his family. Lowenstein has been experiencing long-haul COVID symptoms since falling ill in March 2020. (Contributed)
Construction has begun on Phase 4 of the Kicking Horse Canyon Project, with closures to continue into July. (Claire Palmer photo)

Intermittent and overnight closures to Highway 1 just east of Golden announced for July

It’s a part of the ongoing construction in the Kicking Horse Canyon

Construction has begun on Phase 4 of the Kicking Horse Canyon Project, with closures to continue into July. (Claire Palmer photo)