CBT helps to preserve Robson Valley heritage

June 21, 2017 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS The Columbia Basin Trust is working with Heritage B.C. to preserve the area’s history and values with a new program. The trust announced $6.15-million for a three-year large capital grants program for […]

Number of drug related deaths not improving: Gov

June 20, 2017 0

by BC GOVERNMENT COMMUNICATIONS The number of illicit drug deaths in B.C. continues cause concern, with April 2017 showing the second-highest recorded numbers in a single month in the province, according to the latest statistics from […]

New program for pregnant women

June 18, 2017 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS Robson Valley mothers-to-be now have access to prenatal information via Northern Health’s newest program, the only of its kind in our country. On Monday, Northern Health announced SmartMom — Canada’s first prenatal […]

Big numbers at Valemount Mountain Bike Park

June 17, 2017 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS The Valemount bike park is gaining notoriety in the mountain biking community, as the number of riders coming to town continues to climb. Bacon trail is one of the park’s most popular, […]

Education

Encounters with Canada

June 8, 2017 0
by EVAN MATTHEWS A well-known local woman has been working for 28 years pushing Valemount students to have encounters with Canada, and the kids are taking note. Jeannette Townsend — Valemount’s current mayor and long-time [...]

SD57 opens up about financials

June 5, 2017 0
by EVAN MATTHEWS For McBride parents, it is the same old song and dance with School District 57, but there may be some light at the end of the tunnel this time. School District 57 [...]

Sports

Curling club hopes to tap taxpayers

June 17, 2017 0
by EVAN MATTHEWS The Valemount Curling Club Society wants to tap into taxpayers to keep its doors open and upgrade its facilities. Valemount could see an assent-vote (formerly called a referendum) soon if the regional [...]

Arts

Theatre of Dangerous Ideas draws praise

May 23, 2017 0
by EVAN MATTHEWS & LAURA KEIL Wishbone Theatre Productions’ most recent production Theatre of Dangerous Ideas drew standing ovations for its “spot on” portrayal of some of the valley’s most notable issues, which was the [...]

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Opinion

Quick round of Frolf?

June 19, 2017 1

by EVAN MATTHEWS, editor Valemount has an abundance of green space. So many of us love to hike, bike, and do whatever else takes us outside. We’re usually pretty stoked to get outside. Golf is […]

Kinder Morgan, pipeline map, pipeline expansion
Business

Local politicians lobby for pipeline in light of Green-NDP opposition

by EVAN MATTHEWS In the same week Kinder Morgan announced it has secured funds for the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion, local politicians are preparing to fight for their constituents against a likely NDP-Green minority government. The [...]