Valemount Secondary on the upswing

September 20, 2017 The Goat 0

  by Andru McCracken Principal Dan Kenkel expected to see a drop in school population this year after a particularly large class graduated. But there are 80 kids in the school already. “I’ve been at […]

Library & museum approach move-in date

September 7, 2017 The Goat 0

by LAURA KEIL The McBride & District Library and Valley Museum & Archives are getting closer to moving into their new space on Main St. after some new renovations. Librarian Naomi Balla-Boudreau says the renovations […]

Historic toys, traditional skills

September 3, 2017 The Goat 0

The Valley Museum and Archives organized traditional skills demonstrations every Friday for the last two months. They featured carding wool, ice cream, bannock, pasta making, wheat weaving, drop spinning, canning, pickling, flint knapping, and traditional […]

Grade 7 Berg Lake trip

July 2, 2017 The Goat 0

by GOAT STAFF This year’s Grade 7s from Valemount carried on tradition, as they spent the Jun. 23 weekend hiking up to Berg Lake. For the past 40-odd years, students have embarked on the journey. […]

Encounters with Canada

June 8, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS A well-known local woman has been working for 28 years pushing Valemount students to have encounters with Canada, and the kids are taking note. Jeannette Townsend — Valemount’s current mayor and long-time […]

SD57 opens up about financials

June 5, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS For McBride parents, it is the same old song and dance with School District 57, but there may be some light at the end of the tunnel this time. School District 57 […]

Careers in Healthcare: UNBC reaches out

May 18, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS UNBC is taking steps to further address healthcare workforce shortages in an innovative and engaging way. Going back to 2010, The Healthcare Travelling Roadshow is a grassroots initiative addressing rural healthcare workforce […]

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