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How can you not love Pete?

October 2, 2016 The Goat 0

My love affair with Pete started a couple of years ago. What’s not to love? He knows my garden better than I do. He’s never spent time in it. He doesn’t know where it is. […]

Lack of recycling options a problem

October 2, 2016 The Goat 0

Dear Editor, Most of us know by know that we no longer have a recycling depot in McBride. From the looks of it, McBride won’t have a bottling recycling facility if Encorp. Pacific (Canada) has […]

A critical examination of the VGD project

September 23, 2016 The Goat 0

Dear Editor, The Valemount Glacier Destination (VGD) project is currently moving ahead at an alarming rate. While talking with other Valemount residents it became apparent that this is a controversial project, which makes it an […]

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Freedom of speech for everyone

September 23, 2016 The Goat 0

Dear Editor(s), At risk of controversy, having read and witnessed the setting of a new low bar after distribution, then (facetious) defence of printing archaic mythical opinions, I’m a bit restive. The letter published in […]

Freedom of speech for everyone

September 14, 2016 The Goat 0

Dear Editor, In the Sept. 8, 2016 issue of the Rocky Mountain Goat, reference was made to The Valley Sentinel, subliminally mentioned as the “other local publication” (there is no other local publication, so it […]

Bike Park a big draw

August 24, 2016 The Goat 0

I have had property in Valemount and visited regularly since the 1990’s. I have invited and brought friends and family several times. We have hiked, camped, gone snowshoeing, quadding, etc. People are busy, and as […]

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Hard work pays off

August 24, 2016 The Goat 0

Dear Editor, We are overwhelmed by the support expressed by all sides at the announcement of the approval of the Master Plan for the Valemount Glacier Destinations project, and we are grateful for the media […]

Different opinions O.K.

August 24, 2016 The Goat 0

Dear Editor, Setting the record ‘straight’…….pardon the pun I feel compelled to write this letter in response to a letter by a member of our community  addressed to Mayor, Council and the residents of Valemount. […]

Being allies

August 17, 2016 The Goat 0

Dear Editor, To say I was disappointed in Council’s decision to deny the rainbow crosswalk would be an understatement; I was disheartened. It’s not the first time I’ve been embarrassed by a decision made by […]

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No place for theocratic rule

August 17, 2016 The Goat 0

Dear Editor, Recent letters to editors highlight the urgent need for a Valemount rainbow crosswalk. It is not insignificant that our PM will soon acknowledge historic discrimination against the GBLT in Canada, and the present […]

Rejection is act of exclusion

August 17, 2016 The Goat 0

Dear Editor, I address this letter to the members of the Village Council who opposed the rainbow crosswalk, and to anyone else in Valemount who either implicitly or explicitly opposes the rainbow crosswalk. I would […]

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