150 years of colonization

July 7, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS, editor Everyone celebrated Canada’s 150th birthday this past weekend. Everything from camping, live music, good food and drink, fireworks, etc. The list goes on. We have so many reasons to be thankful […]

Beware of black bear

July 1, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS, editor I run the Cranberry Marsh loop upwards of three to four times per week. It’s a beautiful spot, nice and close to home, and it doesn’t take very long. Plus it’s […]

No dress rehearsal, this is our life

June 26, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS, editor On Monday, the Governor General of Canada presented Gord Downie of The Tragically Hip with the Order of Canada. The rest of the band members are to receive their presentation later. […]

Quick round of Frolf?

June 19, 2017 The Goat 1

by EVAN MATTHEWS, editor Valemount has an abundance of green space. So many of us love to hike, bike, and do whatever else takes us outside. We’re usually pretty stoked to get outside. Golf is […]

Conflict of interest versus knowledge

June 6, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS, editor Many organizations in rural communities have people involved who “wear many hats.” This isn’t a bad thing. In fact, it shows the commitment people have to their communities, and the value […]

Community continuity

May 22, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS, editor I had an interesting conversation this week with someone from Dome Creek. The person is involved in the business community and spends time in all of the valley’s towns and villages. […]

Weeding out the naysers

May 14, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS, editor The Canadian Liberal government is set to legalize marijuana on July 1, 2018, ending a 94-year-long prohibition on the plant. It’s about time, but it’s also time to de-stigmatize its use. […]

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