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Some open burns to be restricted in Coastal Fire Centre

June 06, 2017

 Effective at noon on June 7, 2017, Category 2 open fires will be prohibited throughout the Coastal Fire Centre's jurisdiction, except in Haida Gwaii and the "Fog Zone", to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect public safety.

This prohibition will remain in effect until Oct. 20, 2017 or until the public is otherwise notified. A map of the affected area is available online at:

This prohibition covers all BC Parks, Crown lands and private lands within the Coastal Fire Centre, but does not apply within the boundaries of a local government that has forest fire prevention bylaws in place and is serviced by a fire department. Please check with local government authorities for any other restrictions before lighting any fire.

Watch Out For This Amazon Scam

June 06, 2017

With our limited shopping opportunities in town many of us have Amazon accounts. Well, the scumbags are always coming up with new ways to try to get into our accounts.  We've teamed up with the Vancouver Island Better Business Bureau to investigate these scams and report back to you.  Please listen to this 1 minute segment and protect yourself from this scam.


Business Profile

June 05, 2017

FIELDS stores have been owned and operated by FHC Enterprises Ltd. since May 2012, but have dotted the Canadian landscape for over 65 years. Since 1948, FIELDS has been a central part of many rural Canadian communities and we’re proud to share in such a long and rich history.

If you’ve ever done a road trip across Western Canada, it’s likely you’ve seen or visited a FIELDS along your route. To many highway-bound Canadians, the familiar red lettered sign means a place to buy pretty much anything you might have forgotten at home! For the communities surrounding our stores, FIELDS is the place to find everyday items and much more – often saving a long trip (and the cost of fuel) to “the city”.
From housewares and sporting goods to footwear and fashion, you’ll find it at FIELDS.

See All Of Gold River Real Estate With One Click

June 04, 2017

We've made is easy for you to see everything that is for sale with just one click.

We have a direct link in our menu bar that brings you to  This site features everything that is currently available in Gold River.

The Tale Of Old Gold River

June 02, 2017

In early May the Gold River Archives were approached about running our William Macfarlane program for a group visiting from Campbell River.  We ended up having enough people for two presentations, which was great!

Feedback was extremely good so we decided to put it out to the community to see if there is enough interest to run a few more over the summer.  This is a great little glimpse into an event that happened in the area well before the community of Gold River ever existed. 

Have we peaked your interest? Call and book your group today!



















ThrowBack Thursday

June 01, 2017

This week we have a video from a 2011 Splash & Dash.


Two More Paint Nights At The Legion

June 01, 2017

Paint Night at the Legion June 13 and June 20th sign up now limited space for each night. Inviting both men and women, it's a real fun night, share an experience with friends have a few drinks. Paint a masterpiece take it home with some great memories, your instructor will be Julie Schimunek and she is alot of fun.

Community Garage Sale

June 01, 2017

Tuesday Is Seniors Day At The Ridge- 10% Off

May 31, 2017

If you're 60 or better you'll be pleased with this news.  Starting June 6th and every Tuesday after that for the rest of the summer, you get 10% off all menu items at The Ridge.  Great food, amazing view and now a nice discount...a fabulous way to kick off the summer!

Cougar Spotted Early Wednesday Morning

May 31, 2017

Cougar spotted about around 6 a.m. coming from arena, heading towards high school. It Has been reported to the authorities.


May 30, 2017

Planning on having a garage sale?  Here's a few tips on how not to run into legal trouble in the process.


Friend Or Family Member Planning To Rent In Victoria? Read This.

May 29, 2017

If you know someone who is planning on renting in Victoria in the near future, we have found an article that you need to read.  The vacancy rate is at an all time low and the prices are ridiculously high.  This article from the Victoria Buzz (full disclosure, it's written by the The Daily Gold Editor's son) will give you some tips on how to find a place and not get ripped off in the process.

Enjoy Today! Our Great Weather Isn't Going To Last

May 29, 2017

The Best Pub View On Vancouver Island!

May 28, 2017

The deck At The Ridge is open and ready, bring the whole family up for a great meal and a cold frosty!

Are You Ready For The Parade?

May 28, 2017

If you would like to register your float for the Canada Day Parade please contact Louise as soon as possible.

Registration deadline is June 23rd.  Looking forward to the best Canada Day Parade yet!

Gold River Musicians- We Want You!

May 27, 2017

Bring in Canada Day with style and show off your music talents June 30th at the Plaza.

To find out more please call Julie  250 283-7625.

Congratulations Hayden!

May 26, 2017

Gold River's Junior Canadian Ranger (JCR) Hayden Beer and his team won 2nd place in the team competition at the National Marksmanship Competition in Goose Bay Labrador. Congratulation to everyone who participated!

Classic Rock Bingo Every Friday At The Ridge

May 25, 2017

Come on up tomorrow night for Classic  Rock Bingo, fun starts at 7 p.m.

Most like it and some reallllllly love it!

Gold River Literacy Society AGM

May 25, 2017

The AGM will be held Thursday, June 8th at 7 p.m. at the Literacy Centre in the Village Square. Everyone is welcome!

The Ride To Gold River Is A Go

May 25, 2017

This good news just came from the Campbell River ATV Club.

 I spent the day going to Gold River and discussing getting access to food fuel and accommodation with RCMP and Councillor. Some good news --- We are now allowed very restricted - probationary - ride-in access to fuel, food and accommodation in Gold River and Tahsis. WITHOUT AN OPERATION PERMIT. The access is very restricted for now but I felt that not having to get an operation permit was a good trade off. We can only access the Ridgeview Inn for the time being. Contact info for reservations is below. In Gold River we are allowed to access the Inn and gas station across the highway on a specific route in a specific manner from Scout Lake Rd. We are not to go straight across the intersection. When you are at the stop sign looking across the GR Hwy toward the gas station. You will see a yield sign and a street light. There is a dip in the curb between the signs. Go straight across the Hwy and over the curb at that dip. Follow the edge of the grass for about 10 meters you will see a small trail going to the right. Please be careful not to spin your tires on the edge of the grass. Use the small trail to gain access to the gas station. We are not allowed to ride to the station on the road south of the Hwy. We are not allowed to ride anywhere past the Gas station. Keep in mind that we are on probation - right across from the RCMP station and that 2 of the RCMP officers live on Scout Lake rd. You must wear a helmet. You must wear your seatbelt if so equipped. Max speed is 30km. You must have a valid drivers license. You must have highway crossing sticker on your visable plate. You must also have your approved liability insurance to ride on crownland. Please respect our Club Reputation and the privedges that we have worked so hard to achieve by riding respectfully. This is a huge step that will have an effect on every ORV rider in every part of our Province. Lets make this work and be part of the future of ORV riding for generations to come. See you out there -- Happy Trails to you - Mike Coulter

News From The Ridge

May 24, 2017

A big thank you to everyone who enjoyed our International Nights, it was a wonderful success. During the busy spring and summer months we won't be having International Night but we will resume in the fall.

There will be no Classic Rock Bingo June 2nd. We have two very large groups who are coming in for a special function.

Multi Family Garage Sale Sunday, May 28/17 9:00 am - ? 612, 618, and 619 Dogwood

May 24, 2017

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