Welcome rain comes with putrid smoke

August 13, 2017 The Goat 0

by LAURA KEIL Showers in the Robson Valley are a welcome antitote to the dangerously dry wildfire conditions, but a thick smog has also settled in, spiking unhealthy particulate matter in the region. A shift […]

Blueberry patch ruined by garbage

August 10, 2017 The Goat 0

by GOAT STAFF Village staff was displeased to find an old mattress littered across Village property. Village staff found the debris within a blueberry patch often picked by locals, toward Cranberry Marsh. Littering within the […]

Spawning salmon arrive in Valemount

August 7, 2017 The Goat 0

by LAURA KEIL In time for the long-weekend crowds, salmon have arrived in Swift Creek near Valemount to spawn – though it may take you a while to spot one. Swift Creek is the spawning ground […]

Local wiener roast raises ire

August 6, 2017 The Goat 0

by GOAT STAFF A local wiener roast ended up with emergency personnel roasting a couple misguided residents. In the early hours of Jul. 28, a group of Valemount locals on 4th Avenue had a back […]

New Valemount conservation area named after local

August 3, 2017 The Goat 0

by GOAT STAFF                           The newest conservation area in Valemount pays homage to a family with longstanding ties to the community. On Jul. 18, Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) announced the creation of a new conservation […]

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Borealis to drill this year

July 29, 2017 The Goat 2

Company looks to merge with investment firm by EVAN MATTHEWS A Toronto based investment firm is merging with the Robson Valley’s most well known geothermal research and development company, Borealis Geopower. P. Squared Renewables — […]

Escaping 100 Mile House

July 19, 2017 The Goat 0

Fires ravage the interior; residents question what’s left by EVAN MATTHEWS For Alan and Danielle Stusrud, the fire near 100 Mile House has been a life-changer. The Stusrud’s home has been confirmed to be in […]

Two new fires near Valemount

July 16, 2017 The Goat 0

by LAURA KEIL Two small fires have cropped up in Valemount overnight. The first is a small 1000sqft fire near Red Pass, just East of Mt. Robson. The other is about the same size and […]

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