Village of McBride provides transition update

May 27, 2017 0

by GOAT STAFF A month and a half after the BKB Cedar mill fire that destroyed McBride’s largest mill leaving 35 people unemployed, the message from local politicians and the Provincial Community Transition Team remains […]

VCTV brings home the hardware

May 26, 2017 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS Shorty after its 25th birthday, VCTV is staying in the news. VCTV has won another 2017 Tuned In Canada Award from the Canadian Cable Systems Alliance (CCSA), this time in the category […]

Bridge repair means delays

May 25, 2017 0

The dot on the map shows where the construction is roughly taking place, with 15 it being 15 KM west of the town of Jasper. / EVAN MATTHEWS by EVAN MATTHEWS Even if not due […]

A definite Bond

May 24, 2017 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS The 2017 B.C. Election is in the rearview mirror, and while the Prince George-Valemount riding never really seemed to be in doubt, the province as a whole is subject to a very […]

Active fire east of Tête Jaune Cache

May 23, 2017 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS B.C. Wildfire Service has confirmed the size of the fire east of Tête Jaune to be 574 hectares, but the blaze is no longer rated out of control as of Friday at […]

Education

Elementary School changes spark controversy

May 19, 2017 0
by EVAN MATTHEWS Though the Valemount Elementary School is proposing fairly small changes to the length of its school days, parents are suggesting the school is not adequately consulting with parents, and the problem has [...]

Careers in Healthcare: UNBC reaches out

May 18, 2017 0
by EVAN MATTHEWS UNBC is taking steps to further address healthcare workforce shortages in an innovative and engaging way. Going back to 2010, The Healthcare Travelling Roadshow is a grassroots initiative addressing rural healthcare workforce [...]

Sports

Local makes B.C. U15 hockey team

May 2, 2017 0
by EVAN MATTHEWS A local boy is working hard to develop his hockey skills to an elite level, and it’s starting to pay off. Valemount native Braden Smith, a 14-year-old 5’8 140 lbs. defenceman, has [...]
In the Spotlight

VCTV brings home the hardware

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by EVAN MATTHEWS Shorty after its 25th birthday, VCTV is staying in the news. VCTV has won another 2017 Tuned In Canada Award from the [...]

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

Community continuity

May 22, 2017 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS, editor I had an interesting conversation this week with someone from Dome Creek. The person is involved in the business community and spends time in all of the valley’s towns and villages. […]