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Community forest eyes burn piles for industry

December 12, 2017 0

by Andru McCracken The Valemount Community Forest was able to catch up on burning piles of wood debris left over from logging operations thanks to helpful weather over the past weeks without smoking out Valemount, […]

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Bus driver angered by driver

December 10, 2017 0

by Andru McCracken Even by the time he got to the Gathering Tree, bus driver Ken Nicholas was angry; in fact he was still angry in the afternoon when he retold his story. Nicholas drives […]

McBride Council mulls 20k grant

December 9, 2017 0

by Andru McCracken Council met for their regular meeting Tuesday, Nov 28. All of council was present. Things started out with a four minute public hearing on Bylaw 774, an amendment to the zoning bylaw […]

Christmas as unusual

December 9, 2017 0

by Andru McCracken Donavan Whelpton is Santa in what could be the most controversial play of the year, the Christmas Pirates of the Bermuda Triangle by Burton Bumgarner. It will show at the McBride Roundhouse […]


Tap and toilet: students explore their watershed

November 1, 2017 0
by Lars Sander-Green This October, Valemount Secondary School students got to know their watershed with a field trip to the municipal water system and wastewater treatment plant. The students, from Ms. Berkenpas Science 9 class, [...]


Visions of the universe

December 8, 2017 0
photos by Monica Marcu A dozen people gathered at the Dunster Schoolhouse recently to create mixed-media Christmas mandalas. A mandala (in Sanscrit literally “circle”) is a spiritual symbol in Budhism and Hinduism and is used [...]


Valemountain Days are over?

November 29, 2017 0
by Laura Kiel Valemount’s beloved summer festival may be shut down permanently after another paucity of volunteers this year. “If we don’t get people, we’re going to fold,” said Barb Shepherd, who is herself a [...]

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