Old Timers recording debut CD

May 16, 2017 The Goat 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, […]

Festival lineups announced

April 27, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS Summer is creeping up on the Robson Valley, maybe less so on some of our favourite festivals. Three major festivals have released musical line-ups for the 2017 summer. Here they are, in […]

Students learn Métis culture

April 18, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS  The Valemount Elementary School put on a celebration of Métis culture last week, which drew a crowd. Students at Valemount Elementary performed traditional Métis dances and songs for the public on Apr. […]

New funding pot for museums

February 8, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS The Valemount Historic Society is taking steps to access a new funding pot. The B.C. Liberal Government is launching a funding program to celebrate B.C.’s communities and their contributions to our nation, […]

Artisan moulding minds

January 29, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS & BETH RUSSELL One local artisan gave back to the community last Saturday in a molding of minds, and some pottery, too. Sharon Anderson led a pottery workshop on Saturday, crafting a […]

McBride’s 521 Main turning the page

December 16, 2016 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS Large machinery outside of 521 Main Street have left many McBride locals wondering about the project’s progress, and the plans to move the library and museum to their new home. Many of […]

In review: Minnie and the Mob

November 20, 2016 The Goat 0

By ANDRU MCCRAKEN & LAURA KEIL Sharon Stearn’s most recent production Minnie and the Mob was like a pride parade on stage. Loud, proud and a lot of fun to watch. While local Stearns’ yearly […]

Two pianos, a tornado of sound

November 10, 2016 The Goat 0

Photos and story by MONICA MARCU “Born at an early age, Grant Simpson deduced that earning a living as a musician and vaudevillian is preferable to working. He has been a full time professional musician […]

Taylor Swift launches artist’s career

October 28, 2016 The Goat 0

Hailing from Fergus, Ontario, roughly 80 KMs west of Toronto, 32-year-old Ryan Laird is not a typical Canadian country music star. From humble beginnings, Laird grew up on a rural farm. Santa gifted him his […]

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