Time to get real about drugs

February 26, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS Editor We need to be realistic about the opioid crisis in rural communities. As The Goat has covered in past weeks, the opioid crisis — specifically fentanyl — is extending to rural […]

Political competition a good thing

February 20, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS  As it stands now, Liberal MLA for Prince George-Valemount, Shirley Bond, is the only confirmed candidate for the provincial riding. This issue of The Rocky Mountain Goat comes out on Feb. 16, […]

No Picture

See the news, be the news

February 14, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS EDITOR Citizen journalism is becoming more prevalent all the time. Most everybody carries a cell phone, which means they have photo and video capability. With social media being what it is, people […]

Bell Let’s Talk? Well, let’s talk

February 5, 2017 The Goat 2

by EVAN MATTHEWS EDITOR Last week marked an important day for mental health awareness. Jan. 26th, 2017, was designated as Bell Let’s Talk Day, and it was the most successful day since the campaign’s inception […]

Creating a more inclusive Canada

February 4, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS Editor In April 2016, The Supreme Court of Canada ruled to extend the rights of Métis and “non-status Indians”, almost 150 years after the constitution was signed. It’s a cause for celebration. Basically, […]

Help us help the history books

January 26, 2017 The Goat 0

Evan Matthews Editor Typically, I’m not one for New Year’s Resolutions, so I’m avoiding calling any positive changes I plan to make resolutions. However, I do believe in a clean slate — starting fresh — […]

Why bother? Just slow down

January 19, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS, editor I’ve said it before, but I’m going to say it again. Drivers around here need to slow down. I just don’t understand why so many drivers race from A to B, […]

Redefining fun

December 29, 2016 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS, editor It’s a pretty easy word to define. Fun: enjoyment, amusement, or lighthearted pleasure, according to Google. Way to make fun sound robotic, am I right? I digress. As kids, people are […]

Going with the flow (of oil)

December 12, 2016 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS, editor As with so many political issues — whether you’re for or against Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion — you’re being forced to adjust to the idea, as the federal and […]

Hockey season is upon us, at long last

December 9, 2016 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS, editor The puck has dropped, so to speak. Hockey is here again, and personally, I couldn’t be more excited about it. The time in between the Pittsburgh Penguins winning the Stanley Cup […]

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