Out with the old, intake anew

April 20, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS McBride is getting federal and provincial money to upgrade their drinking water system. McBride will receive $285,540 for the Dominion Creek Drinking Water Intake Replacement project. The existing gravity-fed pond dates back […]

Blood pressure check for McBride

February 16, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS Residents of McBride once again have easy access to a blood pressure check. After the old machine broke down, Keltie Carmichael — along with the McBride Healthier Community Committee — had been […]

Marijuana could contain fentanyl: RCMP

February 15, 2017 The Goat 5

by EVAN MATTHEWS When asked if fentanyl is the now biggest reason to fear recreational drugs, Valemount RCMP Officer, Chris Gallant said, “To answer the question simply, yes.” The Valemount Secondary School hosted a fentanyl […]

In the dark on air quality

February 15, 2017 The Goat 0

by LAURA KEIL Valemount was under an air quality advisory for four days, but planned upgrades to Ministry software meant residents were unable to monitor air quality levels over the weekend (Feb. 18 & 19). […]

Valemount air quality among worst in B.C.

February 5, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS With Valemount having had five Provincially issued air quality advisories dating back to November, the Province confirmed Valemount consistently ranks near the bottom in terms of Provincial air quality during winter months. […]

Valemount Clinic patient room

GI outbreak in McBride

January 21, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS The McBride Hospital is experiencing a Gastro Intestinal Illness (GI) outbreak, but McBride residents shouldn’t panic. Northern Health defines an outbreak as three or more potentially related cases occurring within a four-day […]

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