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Trailer park fire claims life of child

News and Views
December 7, 2016 0

by GOAT STAFF A tragic fire has claimed the life of a child in Valemount. Fire crews responded to a blaze just after 10 p.m. Dec. 6th in Hartman Trailer Park, North District RCMP Cpl. Madonna Saunderson says. […]

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Air Quality advisory issued for Valemount

Environment
December 7, 2016 0

Valemount Dec. 7th   by LAURA KEIL The Ministry of Environment in collaboration with Northern Health has issued an Air Quality Advisory for Valemount due to high concentrations of fine particulates that are expected to […]

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Local hockey coach enjoying the ride

Community
December 6, 2016 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS  It’s not unusual for many young Canadians to dream of playing in Game Seven of the Stanley Cup finals, however, it’s not very often one dreams of coaching. For 28-year-old Dunster native, Mark […]

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More concerns for McBride schools

Education
December 5, 2016 0

  by EVAN MATTHEWS  With the combining or co-location of McBride’s elementary and high schools currently off the table, McBride’s Parent Advisory Council (PAC) is shifting its concern elsewhere. At the PAC AGM on Tuesday, […]

Education

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More concerns for McBride schools

December 5, 2016 0
  by EVAN MATTHEWS  With the combining or co-location of McBride’s elementary and high schools currently off the table, McBride’s Parent Advisory Council (PAC) is shifting its concern elsewhere. At the PAC AGM on Tuesday, [...]
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New curriculum, report cards roll out

December 1, 2016 0
by EVAN MATTHEWS Graphic courtesy of SD57 School District 57 is in the first year of its new curriculum, and while the transition is going smoothly, not all schools have felt a shift. One of [...]

Sports

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Local hockey coach enjoying the ride

December 6, 2016 0
by EVAN MATTHEWS  It’s not unusual for many young Canadians to dream of playing in Game Seven of the Stanley Cup finals, however, it’s not very often one dreams of coaching. For 28-year-old Dunster native, Mark [...]
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A screen shot of Backcountry Ascender's menu page.
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VARDA's general manager, Curtis Pawliuk, stands in the organization's brand new digs.
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In the Spotlight

A student’s standpoint

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by HANNAH BLACK Before a moment of silence fell over the school at 11 AM, anyone entering the school could feel the busyness of Remembrance [...]

Arts

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Written, directed and produced by Sharon Stearns, Minnie and the Mob  tells the story of Minnie, played by Monica Zieper, who owns a pub in the 1930s. The cabaret plays on society’s  gender and sexuality norms, something Stearns says is a topic locally with the Rainbow Crosswalk debate.

Cast members are:
Monica Zieper, Bob Thompson, Bridget Uhl, Sharon Stearns, Jasmine Hoetjes, Taylor Martin, Ellise Bressette, Sarah McCrea, Miwa Hiroe, Isis Hiroe, Jude Bastien, Kerry McNaughton.

In review: Minnie and the Mob

November 20, 2016 0
By ANDRU MCCRAKEN & LAURA KEIL Sharon Stearn’s most recent production Minnie and the Mob was like a pride parade on stage. Loud, proud and a lot of fun to watch. While local Stearns’ yearly [...]

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Opinion

Getting McBride back on track

November 28, 2016 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS, editor I feel bad for everyone in McBride right now. My understanding is McBride has always been a hard working and blue collar type of town, and right now, it seems as […]