Claire Palmer

Classes will be relocated from the school to Golden Secondary School and Alexander Park Elementary School temporarily. (File photo)

Water main breaks in Golden on Lady Grey private line

It is estimated that the system lost approximately 3.6ML (800,000 gall) of water

Classes will be relocated from the school to Golden Secondary School and Alexander Park Elementary School temporarily. (File photo)
The outage is now affecting 3,779 people. Almost 5,000 were left without power during the initial outage. (BC Hydro photo)

Areas of Golden to remain without power for another night

Kicking Horse will be closed due to the outage

The outage is now affecting 3,779 people. Almost 5,000 were left without power during the initial outage. (BC Hydro photo)
Several communities across the Kootenays will be implementing measures such as promoting solar power, providing electric vehicle charging stations, composting stations, and other measures to go emissions free by 2050. Calvin Beauchesne is hoping that Golden will join them. (West Kootenay Renewable Energy photo)

Golden council asked to pass state of emergency on climate change

Several communities across the West Kootenays have already committed to be emissions free by 2050

Several communities across the Kootenays will be implementing measures such as promoting solar power, providing electric vehicle charging stations, composting stations, and other measures to go emissions free by 2050. Calvin Beauchesne is hoping that Golden will join them. (West Kootenay Renewable Energy photo)
Dillon Dubé (right) grew up in Golden, which he says helped develop him into the hockey player he is today. Dubé now plays for the Calgary Flames, and has previously captained Team Canada at the World Juniors Championships. (Calgary Flames photo)

‘To this day it still feels like home’: Calgary Flames’ Dillon Dubé recounts ‘Golden’ childhood

Dubé grew up in Golden B.C., and now plays for the team he grew up cheering for

Dillon Dubé (right) grew up in Golden, which he says helped develop him into the hockey player he is today. Dubé now plays for the Calgary Flames, and has previously captained Team Canada at the World Juniors Championships. (Calgary Flames photo)
Rob Morrison says that he supports banning conversion therapy, and that the new beefed-up bill is much better than the previous one that he voted against on third reading this past summer. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay-Columbia MP for conversion therapy ban after previously voting against it

Morrison feels new beefed-up bill is ‘way better’ than previous bill

Rob Morrison says that he supports banning conversion therapy, and that the new beefed-up bill is much better than the previous one that he voted against on third reading this past summer. Photo: Submitted
Highway 1 just outside of Field. (DriveBC webcam photo)

Highway 1 to close east of Golden for avalanche control

Two 1 hour closures are planned between 12-1 p.m. MST and 8-9 p.m. MST

Highway 1 just outside of Field. (DriveBC webcam photo)
The first gondola ride of the season has been moved up a week for a preview weekend. (Claire Palmer photo)

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort announced bonus weekend

The resort will open for a preview for Saturday, Dec. 4, and Sunday, Dec. 5

The first gondola ride of the season has been moved up a week for a preview weekend. (Claire Palmer photo)
A watchful snowman diverts traffic away from the Kicking Horse Canyon. Through traffic will resume in the canyon on Dec. 1. (Claire Palmer photo)

Highway 1 to re-open east of Golden Dec. 1

The second round of extended closures to the stretch of road is wrapping up

A watchful snowman diverts traffic away from the Kicking Horse Canyon. Through traffic will resume in the canyon on Dec. 1. (Claire Palmer photo)
Travis Pickering moved to Calgary in 2019 to pursue his career in music - his lead single just hit #1. (Travis Pickering photo)

Golden musician hits #1 on Canadian Indie Country Music charts

Travis Pickering released his first single back in August - it just hit #1

Travis Pickering moved to Calgary in 2019 to pursue his career in music - his lead single just hit #1. (Travis Pickering photo)
This group of CP Rail passengers helped remove rock from the tracks on Oct. 29, 1978. This photo, along with many other recently digitized photos, can be found in former CP conductor John Cowan’s new book. He hopes the book will help him reconnect with those helpful passengers that day. (John Cowan photo)

Former CP conductor on the hunt for helpful strangers in 70s photo

John Cowan is looking for the group of strangers who helped clear the tracks east of Golden in 1978

This group of CP Rail passengers helped remove rock from the tracks on Oct. 29, 1978. This photo, along with many other recently digitized photos, can be found in former CP conductor John Cowan’s new book. He hopes the book will help him reconnect with those helpful passengers that day. (John Cowan photo)
George Cameron’s surviving family gathers to honour him after being presented with the recognition payment. (Photo submitted)

Golden Métis veteran posthumously recognized for service

George Cameron served in the Second World War before settling in the Columbia Valley

George Cameron’s surviving family gathers to honour him after being presented with the recognition payment. (Photo submitted)
Proof of vaccination will be required at any RCR resort this winter. (Claire Palmer photo)

Kicking Horse to require proof of vaccination for guests

RCR announced today that proof of vaccination will be required for lift tickets

Proof of vaccination will be required at any RCR resort this winter. (Claire Palmer photo)
The resorts has not yet said if proof of vaccination will be required for lifts and other outdoor services. (Claire Palmer photo)

Kicking Horse resort to require proof of vaccination for employees

Guests will need to show proof of vaccination to access indoor areas at the resort

The resorts has not yet said if proof of vaccination will be required for lifts and other outdoor services. (Claire Palmer photo)
Paulette Talerico and her nephew Pierre Pelletier after the transplant. Paulette Talerico photo.

Golden woman donates kidney, advocates for living donor program

Paulette Talerico donated her kidney to her nephew in August, and is now advocating for donors

Paulette Talerico and her nephew Pierre Pelletier after the transplant. Paulette Talerico photo.
Ruth Hamilton with her famous Golden meteor. The rock is currently on loan to Western University for imaging and scans. (Ruth Hamilton photo)

Researcher says B.C. meteor on the pillow was a 100 billion to 1 shot

Scientists probing sky rock and the flight path that launched it through a Golden woman’s roof

Ruth Hamilton with her famous Golden meteor. The rock is currently on loan to Western University for imaging and scans. (Ruth Hamilton photo)
The hole left in the ceiling, and the space rock that created it. (Ruth Hamilton photo)

B.C. woman awakes to a hole in her roof and a space rock on her pillow

Golden resident concludes that a meteor spotted in the area that night just missed her head

The hole left in the ceiling, and the space rock that created it. (Ruth Hamilton photo)
closing day at KHMR

Kicking Horse eyes Dec. 10 opening day

It’s just under 70 days away

closing day at KHMR
It is the second extended closure for the Canyon project. Up to 30 weeks of closures can be expected throughout the project. (Claire Palmer photo)

Highway 1 closed east of Golden

The second of the extended closures to the highway is underway

It is the second extended closure for the Canyon project. Up to 30 weeks of closures can be expected throughout the project. (Claire Palmer photo)
The list included other well-known small towns such as Banff and Tofino. (file photo)

Golden named one of Canada’s top 12 small towns

Travel + Leisure magazine showed the mountain town some love this week

The list included other well-known small towns such as Banff and Tofino. (file photo)
Last year's women snowboarding Freeride World Tour champions. Star Photo.

Freeride World Tour announces return to Golden and Kicking Horse

It’ll be the fifth time that the tour has come through, after last year was cancelled due to COVID

Last year's women snowboarding Freeride World Tour champions. Star Photo.