Refugees may not be coming at all

February 17, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS Valemount has been patiently waiting for a refugee family to arrive, having raised the necessary funds and in-kind donations, but it turns out the matched family isn’t coming. Valemount had initially been […]

Village plans July long

February 12, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS Though the party is still over seven months away, the Village of Valemount has started planning for Canada’s 150th birthday. At the Jan. 24 Council meeting, Council approved Village staff to apply […]

Cross-country kids

February 11, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS Rather than become shut-ins for the rest of the winter, the Canoe Valley Community Association (through Kinnickinnickers family centre) is encouraging kids to get outside and embrace the season. On many Wednesdays, […]

Winter festival aims to raise funds

February 6, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS Though there isn’t much snow, the Valemount Parent Advisory Council (PAC) is attempting to create a winter wonderland in the form of a festival. The reason for the festival according to Sam […]

McBride by-election candidates public

February 5, 2017 The Goat 1

by EVAN MATTHEWS McBride’s Mar. 4th by-election is fast approaching, and the would-be councillors have been made public. Three seats need to be filled from nine candidates. Many names you might recognize from previous stints […]

Fentanyl overdose confirmed

January 31, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS Fentanyl is here in the valley, and in proactive fashion Valemount Secondary School is joining forces with local healthcare professionals and law enforcement to educate its students. Valemount RCMP confirmed a Fentanyl […]

Happy 90th, Louise!

January 31, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS One of Valemount’s long-time residents celebrated her 90th birthday last weekend. Louise Maclean says her birthday celebration was exciting, and even overwhelming at times. “I never dreamed I’d live to a 90th […]

Curling club upgrades via taxpayers?

January 28, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS Local curlers are aiming for an ice plant upgrade, and they’re working with the regional district to avoid having the issue swept pass the backline. The Valemount Curling Club has been working […]

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