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It is very exciting for me to pick up a package from the mailbox that is addressed to the Golden Museum because we never know what treasures it will contain. Information in the following article was shared by Jean Blaine, a member of the Bergenham family.
As far back as Golden's history is recorded, we have played host to almost every kind of winter festival known to man. Many were probably created by cabin fever and were only celebrated once and then dropped for various reasons.
December 2020 will mark the 20th Anniversary of the opening of Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and I thought it might be interesting to share a bit of the story of how it all began.
Using her love for working as an expressive arts practitioner, Heather Barrett has been helping people through their troubles in her private practice, Creative Heart, since November.
From the Concise Oxford Dictionary, Remembrance: Remembering or being remembered, memory, recollection.
Well, I started this off with the best of intentions, but anyone who has ever sat in front of an old newspaper looking for a single piece of news knows how easy it is to get sidetracked.
There is a new local species guide for children in kindergarten and up in Golden.
The future has arrived at the Golden public library! Thanks to a generous grant from the Columbia Basin Trust, the library will soon have a makerspace equipped with a Cricut Maker digital cutter, Oculus Quest virtual reality headsets, a WhisperRoom digital recording booth, a digitization station, a digital media computer offering Adobe Creative Suite, and many other exciting toys and technologies.
The East Kootenay Foundation for Health had their second Annual Hole In One Tournament and it was a great success raising $14,000 to go towards a new portable X-Ray Machine for the Golden and District Hospital. The new X-Ray machine has a price tag of approximately $95,000.
Owners Doug and Monica Parkinson of Parky's Heating and Cooling teamed up with their Lennox dealer to participate in a program called Feel the Love.
While researching information for a local family, I was looking in the Golden Star from 1963 and was amazed at how many things happened in Golden in that year. It was also a little scary thinking about how many of those events I remembered from personal knowledge. Buildings were built, people passed away, groups were formed and sidewalks laid.
The BC government is providing $100,000 so Golden can move forward with a new access option.