Canoe River train crash memorial

August 31, 2010 The Goat 0

Dozens of war veterans, cadets and dignitaries will be in Valemount Sept. 10-12 for the 60th anniversary of the Canoe River train crash that killed 17 soldiers who were en route to Korea. On that […]

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Instrument makers in the valley

August 22, 2010 The Goat 0

Larry Stamm’s workshop is where the music happens.   Actually most of the sounds are not very musical: mostly it’s chiselling, band sawing, and torching.   “It all starts with a chunk of wood,” Stamm […]

Via train: Jasper-Robson Valley

August 18, 2010 The Goat 0

The Continental Divide may split the Robson Valley and Jasper along the B.C.-Alberta border, but many tourists are finding that crossing the provincial line is a fabulous way to tour. Ina Mentzel from Germany is […]

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Cougar kills in Dunster

August 18, 2010 The Goat 0

Just down the hill from where Angeline lives with her German Shepherd Sasha in Dunster is a pit in the earth. Something dug a hole, and now the dog has dug it up. Angeline, who […]

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McBride mills to re-open?

August 18, 2010 The Goat 0

While industry contacts remain tight-lipped, local sources say a firm called Goldstar Corp. is in discussions with the owners of the McBride Forest Industry (MFI) veneer plant and Medley Cedar mill to potentially re-open them […]

Spawning salmon arrive!

August 10, 2010 The Goat 0

The Chinook Salmon have returned to Swift Creek in Valemount. The 1300-kilometre journey is one of the longest made by migratory Chinook anywhere in the world. Only about 25 out of 100 survive the journey […]

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Robson Valley Music Festival Aug. 20-22 2010

August 10, 2010 The Goat 0

The Robson Valley Music festival is approaching and organizers are expecting this year to be the biggest yet. Shasara Gustafson says they expect at least 1300 people this year on their one-square-kilometre property in Dunster […]

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