Sun shining on coffeehouse crowd

January 12, 2018 The Goat 0

by Laura Keil Last year on January 4th, community members in Valemount launched the coffeehouse, a bi-monthly gathering at the Anglican-United Church. One year later, it’s grown into a much-loved event. It’s a time to […]

Christmas dragon

December 23, 2017 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken Falisha, a Grade 11 student at McBride Secondary School is drawing a dragon to place on her homeroom door. For people who play Dungeons and Dragons, dragons are a symbol of something […]

It’s a rap

December 22, 2017 The Goat 0

photos by Laura Keil The Valemount Elementary School Christmas concert last week was a crowd pleaser – a delightful mix of traditional and non-traditional songs and skits. From a candlelight song to a rap carol […]

Postal apocalypse averted via media query

December 18, 2017 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken It’s not every day that a media inquiry ends up saving Christmas, but that’s what happened when the Rocky Mountain Goat Newspaper inquired about the post office box crisis happening in Valemount. […]

Treading water

December 16, 2017 The Goat 0

by Laura Keil Public Works employee Dan Schnell sopped up a mess on 2nd avenue recently after a big melt. Village of Valemount CAO Adam Davey says this is a low spot with poor drainage, […]

Community spirit

December 15, 2017 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken Valemount’s annual Late Night Shopping ritual started with the lighting of the community Christmas tree and kids came out in droves to sing in the season. Santa made an appearance and delighted […]

Candle light vigil

December 14, 2017 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken Phyllis Toews, President of McBride’s Old Age Pensioners, lights a candle in memory of the women murdered in the L’Ecole Polytechnique Massacre on December 6, 1989. A candle light vigil was held […]

Special guest

December 14, 2017 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken Few people could believe that out of all the communities in the whole world Santa showed up in Valemount. When asked, ‘Why here?” Santa said that not a single Valemount child had […]

Valemountain Days are over?

November 29, 2017 The Goat 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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