Local coach up for award

February 19, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS A local man with a love for basketball is being recognized publically after over 20 years of volunteer service. Tim Nusse has been coaching the Valemount Secondary School’s girls basketball program for […]

Village names new CAO

February 19, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS  The Village of Valemount has found a new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). The Village has named Adam Davey, originally of Prince George, to the position. According to his Linkedin profile, Davey worked […]

Refugees may not be coming at all

February 17, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS Valemount has been patiently waiting for a refugee family to arrive, having raised the necessary funds and in-kind donations, but it turns out the matched family isn’t coming. Valemount had initially been […]

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 […]

Village replaces 5th Ave lift station

February 15, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS For Valemount residents wondering why they’ve been re-routed from 5th Avenue, the Village has provided an answer. The Village of Valemount opted to replace a number of its lift stations after having […]

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). […]

McBride, meet your candidates

February 14, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS Because of the upcoming Mar. 4 by-election, The Goat spent time over the last week contacting each of the would-be councillors and posing a series of McBride-related questions. Each candidate was asked the […]

An innovative alternative

February 12, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS The Village of Valemount’s Economic Development Committee (EDC) is exploring the cost of installing an electric vehicle charging station on 4th Avenue, but the committee’s decision could go either way at this […]

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