Mushroom Magic!

May 22, 2017 0

by ROSS BALLARD It seems spring is finally here, and for all of us Fungi Lovers it will soon be time to dust off our baskets and head out into the forest once more, guidebook […]

McBride Bike Park update

May 21, 2017 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS McBride’s mountain biking infrastructure will continue development this summer, as the valley aims continued efforts at attracting tourism. Slowly but surely, the Robson Valley Mountain Bike Association (RVMBA) is working to finish […]

Taking back the backcountry

May 20, 2017 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS Locals are working with their politicians to keep access to the Dore River Valley as backcountry roads are threatened with closures. Forestry companies originally installed many of the Robson Valley’s Forest Service […]

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 […]

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

McBride Bike Park update

by The Goat in Adventure/Outdoor Rec 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS McBride’s mountain biking infrastructure will continue development this summer, as the valley aims continued efforts at attracting tourism. Slowly but surely, the [...]

Arts

Old Timers recording debut CD

May 16, 2017 0
by EVAN MATTHEWS With half of its members over 80 years old, the Valemount Old Timers are true to their name. Soon the community theatre will be filled with the sweet melodies of old-time music, [...]

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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. […]