Planning a revival: McBride’s Action Plan

January 21, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken   Vancouver based Lions Gate Consulting has been chosen to develop an economic development action plan for McBride, and Economic Development Officer Karen Dube said their work will start early next week. […]

Valemount daycare to grow

January 19, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken For working parents it’s a blessing. The Columbia Basin Trust is providing $23,595 to the Valemount Children’s Activity Society child care centre for renovations. The centre is the only licensed child care […]

House values soar in Valemount

January 18, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken Valemountonians may be shocked by the amount that their house has gone up in value. BC Assessment Deputy Assessor David Keough invites folks to check out the website to learn about the […]

New groomer for Crystal Ridge

January 17, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken If you’ve ever travelled via snowmobile, you likely know of the moguls they leave in their wake. These bumps, caused by the suspension of snowmobiles, make it hard to travel to popular […]

Library renos already a hit

January 15, 2018 The Goat 0

by Laura Keil The Valemount Public Library’s final touch on its renovations is a big red button. The accessibility lift ferries library patrons unable to do stairs to and from the newly renovated basement. Already, […]

McBride triumphs in 2018 SledTown contest

January 13, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken The Village of McBride has won the SledTown Showdown for 2018, a competition between the western Canadian province’s snowmobiling areas. It was intense battle that went beyond a typical online voting campaign […]

Sun shining on coffeehouse crowd

January 12, 2018 The Goat 0

by Laura Keil Last year on January 4th, community members in Valemount launched the coffeehouse, a bi-monthly gathering at the Anglican-United Church. One year later, it’s grown into a much-loved event. It’s a time to […]

New gas station proposed on 17th

January 9, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken A Red Deer based company, Emerald Developments, is proposing a new gas station and convenience store for the south end of Valemount at 1400 17th Avenue near Highway 5. The land is […]

‘Skinny kid’ wins first pro fight

January 4, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken A skinny kid who trained on the Valemount Secondary School wrestling team just won his first professional heavyweight Mixed Martial Arts fight in Grande Prairie on December 15. Kyle ‘the Body’ Francotti […]

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