Claire Palmer

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.
Boo the bear is a popular summer attraction at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, and can sometimes be viewed from the gondola during spring skiing when he awakes from his den from the winter. While he cannot be released to the wild, he's helped 31 grizzly cubs enter rehabilitation programs based on observations and research from the grizzly refuge. (Claire Palmer photo)

Boo, a Golden-area grizzly bear, becomes internet celebrity after viral feeding on Tik Tok

When Boo isn’t busy being a Tik Tok influencer, he’s at the centre of a grizzly rehabilitation project

Boo the bear is a popular summer attraction at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, and can sometimes be viewed from the gondola during spring skiing when he awakes from his den from the winter. While he cannot be released to the wild, he's helped 31 grizzly cubs enter rehabilitation programs based on observations and research from the grizzly refuge. (Claire Palmer photo)
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Golden’s Louisiana Pacific to allow only vaccinated employees on site

As ordered by Interior Health in response to several employees testing positive

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Kicking Horse Mountain Resort will be enforcing proof of vaccination at indoor dining, in line with the provincial health order. (Claire Palmer photo)

Proof of vaccination required for indoor dining at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

Proof of vaccination will not be required for lift tickets

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort will be enforcing proof of vaccination at indoor dining, in line with the provincial health order. (Claire Palmer photo)
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)

Extended closures to Highway 1 east of Golden announced starting in September

Travel will not be impeded during the Labour Day or Thanksgiving weekends

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)
A map showing the geographic distribution of cases in B.C. (BC CDCD photo)

Golden sees new record COVID case count at 38

Golden now has the second highest case rate in Interior Health

A map showing the geographic distribution of cases in B.C. (BC CDCD photo)
The Highway is closed just past Field at the Yoho park boundary, according to DriveBC. (DriveBC photo)

Highway 1 closed east of Golden

DriveBC says that the cause of the closure is due to a vehicle incident.

The Highway is closed just past Field at the Yoho park boundary, according to DriveBC. (DriveBC photo)
The Mt Hunter Wildfire was reported on July 20. (BC Wildfire Service photo)

Mt. Hunter fire east of Golden ‘being held’, no longer out of control

The fire is currently being held at 445 hectares in size

The Mt Hunter Wildfire was reported on July 20. (BC Wildfire Service photo)
The Calgary driver involved in the fatal Lake Louise hit and run has been charged. (File photo)

Charges laid in Golden arrest after fatal Lake Louise hit and run

The man was arrested in Golden, after allegedly striking two Ontarians in Lake Louise Thursday

The Calgary driver involved in the fatal Lake Louise hit and run has been charged. (File photo)
The single-lane bridge on Kicking Horse Trail where the fatality occurred. (File photo)

Golden man dead after falling into Columbia River

Golden-Field RCMP responded on Friday, Aug. 6 to a call that a man had fallen into the river

The single-lane bridge on Kicking Horse Trail where the fatality occurred. (File photo)
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 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)