Claire Palmer

Phase 4 of the Kicking Horse Canyon Project is on track, despite COVID-19 and the recent provincial election. (Government of BC photo)

1 month closure planned for Highway 1 near Golden

This closure is expected from April 12 until May 14. Others are planned in the future.

Phase 4 of the Kicking Horse Canyon Project is on track, despite COVID-19 and the recent provincial election. (Government of BC photo)
A train derailment is shown near Field, B.C., Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. The RCMP have announced that they are launching a criminal investigation. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

RCMP launch criminal probe into fatal train derailment in Field that left 3 dead

The derailment, which occurred in February 2019, resulted in three fatalities

A train derailment is shown near Field, B.C., Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. The RCMP have announced that they are launching a criminal investigation. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
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One person dead after morning crash with semi truck near Golden

The road is expected to stay closed until this evening

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Highway camera in Glacier National Park at approximately 12:30 p.m. today. (Screenshot)

Fatal crash closes Highway 1

One person in passenger vehicle died at the scene, according to RCMP

Highway camera in Glacier National Park at approximately 12:30 p.m. today. (Screenshot)
Photo courtesy of DriveBC twitter.

Vehicle incident on Highway 1 west of Field

According to DriveBC, crews are en route to a scene just west of Field along Hwy 1

Photo courtesy of DriveBC twitter.
Your Columbia River Revelstoke candidates; Nicole Cherlet (NDP); Samson Boyer (Green) and Doug Clovechok (BC Liberal). The polls are closed and ballots being counted. (File photo)

BC VOTES: Clovechok preliminary winner with 52 per cent of the vote

35 of 77 polls have reported and The Canadian Press is calling Clovechok winner

Your Columbia River Revelstoke candidates; Nicole Cherlet (NDP); Samson Boyer (Green) and Doug Clovechok (BC Liberal). The polls are closed and ballots being counted. (File photo)
With snow already on the ground, preparations are underway to welcome back guests at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort for the winter season. (KHMR photo)

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort announces COVID procedures

The resort is set to open on Dec. 11.

With snow already on the ground, preparations are underway to welcome back guests at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort for the winter season. (KHMR photo)
DriveBC webcams show winter driving conditions, with slush and snow on the highway. (DriveBC photo)

Vehicle incident causing delays on Highway 1

Single lane alternating traffic is causing delays just west of the provincial border

DriveBC webcams show winter driving conditions, with slush and snow on the highway. (DriveBC photo)
Whitetooth Bistro is being cautious after a minor COVID exposure incident over the weekend. (Claire Palmer photo)

Golden’s Whitetooth Bistro to re-open after COVID-19 scare

The restaurant will re-open after they reported that their staff tested negative for COVID

Whitetooth Bistro is being cautious after a minor COVID exposure incident over the weekend. (Claire Palmer photo)
Doug Clovechok at a community event in Golden in November. He has been the MLA for Columbia River-Revelstoke since 2017 and will be seeking re-election in the upcoming election. (Claire Palmer photo)

Incumbent MLA ‘disappointed’ premier has called snap election

Doug Clovechok will be seeking re-election on Oct. 24.

Doug Clovechok at a community event in Golden in November. He has been the MLA for Columbia River-Revelstoke since 2017 and will be seeking re-election in the upcoming election. (Claire Palmer photo)
A couple of the adaptive bikes and riders that were able to take the inaugural lap in the rain on Friday. (Claire Palmer photo)

Golden’s first adaptive-inclusive trail officially opens

Located close to the CBT parking lot, the trail is fun for adaptive riders and moutain bikers alike

A couple of the adaptive bikes and riders that were able to take the inaugural lap in the rain on Friday. (Claire Palmer photo)
CP Rail confirmed that two trains in the process of making a train meet collided, resulting in a derailment of seven cars. (CP Rail photo)

Collision results in train derailment just east of Golden

The derailment occurred Sunday night, according to a statement from CP

CP Rail confirmed that two trains in the process of making a train meet collided, resulting in a derailment of seven cars. (CP Rail photo)
Golden to host “Unity for the People” march in solidarity with George Floyd protests

Golden to host “Unity for the People” march in solidarity with George Floyd protests

The march will seek to educate the community on local and national injustices.

Golden to host “Unity for the People” march in solidarity with George Floyd protests
Golden Wine Ninjas brings positivity - and wine - to community

Golden Wine Ninjas brings positivity – and wine – to community

The group was started by Jolene Wood on May 13 and has already amassed over 500 members

Golden Wine Ninjas brings positivity - and wine - to community
Washout closes Highway 95 between Golden and Radium

Washout closes Highway 95 between Golden and Radium

Highway 95 is closed in both directions between Golden and Radium due…

Washout closes Highway 95 between Golden and Radium
The note that was stuck to Grey’s car. She is currently driving an Alberta registered car that she is borrowing from her mother in law, a resident of Alberta. (Jessica Ann Sofie Grey - Facebook)

‘Go home’: Alberta-registered vehicles vandalized in B.C. border town amid COVID-19

Many have taken to Facebook to complain that their vehicles have been targetted during COVID

The note that was stuck to Grey’s car. She is currently driving an Alberta registered car that she is borrowing from her mother in law, a resident of Alberta. (Jessica Ann Sofie Grey - Facebook)
This note that was stuck to Jessica Ann Sofie Grey’s car. She is currently driving an Alberta registered car that she is borrowing from her mother-in-law, a resident of Alberta. (Jessica Ann Sofie Grey/Facebook photo)

Alberta-registered vehicles targeted in Golden during pandemic

Many have taken to Facebook to complain that their vehicles have been targetted during COVID

This note that was stuck to Jessica Ann Sofie Grey’s car. She is currently driving an Alberta registered car that she is borrowing from her mother-in-law, a resident of Alberta. (Jessica Ann Sofie Grey/Facebook photo)
The letter called into question the effectiveness of the No. 1 brake test, which the train had passed prior to departing Calgary, heading towards Field. (CP Rail photo)

Train brake test called into question by TSB after fatal Field derailment probe

The derailment, which occured in Feb. 2019, killed three crew members

The letter called into question the effectiveness of the No. 1 brake test, which the train had passed prior to departing Calgary, heading towards Field. (CP Rail photo)
Golden Secondary School confident in COVID curriculum

Golden Secondary School confident in COVID curriculum

According to Steve Wyer, the curriculum continues to evolve to better suit students needs

Golden Secondary School confident in COVID curriculum
Lolli Gagnon stands outside of her business, Higher Ground Sports. She took over the business in 2013 with her husband. (Claire Palmer)

Easter bunny to send ambassador to Golden for weekend drive-by

The Easter bunny will be sending his emissary, Egglebert Bunny, to celebrate Easter with Golden

Lolli Gagnon stands outside of her business, Higher Ground Sports. She took over the business in 2013 with her husband. (Claire Palmer)