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 3

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 […]

Jan 3rd air quality advisory for Valemount lifted

January 3, 2017 The Goat 0

The Robson Valley’s hanging weather conditions have improved conditions across the region, according to Northern Health, and the air quality advisory has been lifted. The Ministry of Environment issued air quality advisory for Valemount on Tuesday […]

Air Quality advisory issued for Valemount

December 7, 2016 The Goat 0

Valemount Dec. 7th   by LAURA KEIL The Ministry of Environment in collaboration with Northern Health has issued an Air Quality Advisory for Valemount due to high concentrations of fine particulates that are expected to […]

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