Claire Palmer

Construction continues as the fourth round of closures are set to commence this month. (Claire Palmer photo)

Trans-Canada multi-day closures return east of Golden today

Starting at noon, traffic will be re-routed south through Radium

Construction continues as the fourth round of closures are set to commence this month. (Claire Palmer photo)
RCMP badge. (File photo/Phil McLachlan)

RCMP continue to investigate 2 ‘suspicious’ fatalities in Golden

Two deceased individuals were found in a car on Sunday morning on Bowles-Evans Drive

RCMP badge. (File photo/Phil McLachlan)
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2 dead in vehicle incident east of Golden

It’s the 4th fatality in as many months on the highway east of Golden

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From the Golden Star archives in 1952, the year she took the throne.

MP Morrison reflects on death of Queen Elizabeth

The Queen died on Sept. 8 at the age of 96

From the Golden Star archives in 1952, the year she took the throne.
Brandon Johnson (Facebook)

GoFundMe campaigns started for two Fraser Valley men killed in fatal semi crash near Golden

Three killed including Tanner Liefting and Brandon Johnson in one truck, Jagsir Gill in another

Brandon Johnson (Facebook)
Photo from the scene of the collision on Aug. 28. (Facebook photo)

UPDATE: Highway 1 re-opens after 36 hours due to fatal semi-truck collision near Golden

Closure still ongoing; estimated time of reopening is now today at 7 p.m.

Photo from the scene of the collision on Aug. 28. (Facebook photo)
On Aug. 12, the Golden Hospital was identified as a priority local capital project by the regional board. (Submitted)
The Golden hospital is ready and prepared to deal with COVID-19 in the community. (Michele Lapoint)

Regional Hospital Board looks at upgrading, replacing Golden Hospital

The current hospital was build in the 1950s on a floodplain and is in need of upgrades

On Aug. 12, the Golden Hospital was identified as a priority local capital project by the regional board. (Submitted)
The Golden hospital is ready and prepared to deal with COVID-19 in the community. (Michele Lapoint)
94 of the top 100 most expensive gas stations in Canada can be found in B.C. according to the Oil Price Information Service (OPIS). (File Photo)

Bring cash: B.C. gas stations make up 94 of top 100 priciest in Canada

The average price of gas in the province sits at 199.2¢/L as of July 20

94 of the top 100 most expensive gas stations in Canada can be found in B.C. according to the Oil Price Information Service (OPIS). (File Photo)
Doug Clovechok at a community event in Golden. Clovechok has worked with John Horgan for six years and says he was a pleasure to work with. (Claire Palmer photo)

Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA Clovechok reflects on Premier Horgan’s career

Despite their political differences, Clovechok says it was a pleasure to work with Horgan

Doug Clovechok at a community event in Golden. Clovechok has worked with John Horgan for six years and says he was a pleasure to work with. (Claire Palmer photo)
Kicking Horse Canyon extended closures are back, with a one month closure that comes into effect on April 19 and will last until the May long weekend. (MOTI photo)

Fourth round of extended Highway 1 closures announced east of Golden

It’s a part of Phase 4 of the Kicking Horse Canyon Project

Kicking Horse Canyon extended closures are back, with a one month closure that comes into effect on April 19 and will last until the May long weekend. (MOTI photo)
Highway closed, no detour available. Take alternate route.
Highway closed, no detour available. Take alternate route.
The Kicking Horse River in Golden. (Claire Palmer photo)

Flood Watch issued for Upper Columbia

The advisory is in effect for Invermere, Radium, Golden and Revelstoke.

The Kicking Horse River in Golden. (Claire Palmer 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)
Emerald Lake in Yoho National Park. Due to cold temperatures and persistent snowpack, avalanche hazards persist throughout the mountain national parks, such as in Banff, Yoho and Kootenay, with access roads and camp grounds having delayed openings to start the season. (Claire Palmer file photo)

Hikers beware: Avalanche hazards persist in mountain national parks

Due to an above average snowpack and a cold spring, be safe and aware when heading to the mountains

Emerald Lake in Yoho National Park. Due to cold temperatures and persistent snowpack, avalanche hazards persist throughout the mountain national parks, such as in Banff, Yoho and Kootenay, with access roads and camp grounds having delayed openings to start the season. (Claire Palmer file photo)
Doug Clovechok at a community event in Golden in November 2019. He has been the MLA for Columbia River-Revelstoke since 2017 and just introduced a new Private Member’s Bill to help reclaim Indigenous names, inspired by a letter written to him by a Golden student. (Claire Palmer photo)

‘Emme’s bill’: Call to use Indigenous characters, symbols on B.C. IDs inspired by Golden student

Bill would allow Indigenous language characters on birth certificates, adoption papers and pieces of government identification in B.C.

Doug Clovechok at a community event in Golden in November 2019. He has been the MLA for Columbia River-Revelstoke since 2017 and just introduced a new Private Member’s Bill to help reclaim Indigenous names, inspired by a letter written to him by a Golden student. (Claire Palmer photo)
This Golden-based home has been named on of the top 10 vacation rentals in Canada. (Vrbo photo)

Golden home named in top 10 Canadian Vacation Homes of the Year

The Scandinavian-style ski-in ski-out is located in Golden with easy access to Kicking Horse Resort

This Golden-based home has been named on of the top 10 vacation rentals in Canada. (Vrbo photo)
Construction is well underway on some of the permanent infrastructure surrounding Phase 4 of the Kicking Horse Canyon Project. Pictured above is an excavator working on the project, scaling the rock face at ���Cut 2��� overlooking the future Lynx viaduct in the western portion of the project zone. (MoTI photo)

Kicking Horse Canyon to re-open today east of Golden

The highway has been closed since April 19 for the Kicking Horse Canyon Project

Construction is well underway on some of the permanent infrastructure surrounding Phase 4 of the Kicking Horse Canyon Project. Pictured above is an excavator working on the project, scaling the rock face at ���Cut 2��� overlooking the future Lynx viaduct in the western portion of the project zone. (MoTI photo)
The boulder blocking the highway. (Kootenay National Park photo)

Massive boulder causes traffic trouble on Highway 93 near Radium

DriveBC really undersold it by describing it as ‘rocks on road’

The boulder blocking the highway. (Kootenay National Park photo)
Jiang’s vehicle was found in Golden last week. RCMP are looking for information to help locate her. (Golden RCMP photo)

Vehicle of high risk missing person last seen in West Vancouver found near Golden

RCMP are looking for information to help locate Xiao Hua Jiang

Jiang’s vehicle was found in Golden last week. RCMP are looking for information to help locate her. (Golden RCMP photo)
CP Rail photo.

4 cars derail from train west of Field over weekend

Four cars derailed west of Field on Saturday night

CP Rail photo.