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Are we ready for water meters?

September 5, 2012 The Goat 0

The water crisis earlier this week shows how quickly we can go from plenty of water to no water. The reservoirs are designed to hold 500,000 gallons of water. Seems like a lot to burn. […]

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Sterling Silver tales, A Mickey Finn

September 5, 2012 The Goat 0

“Waaap,” I hit the animal’s jugular vein with a number 12 needle. Blood spurted. I was in the vein. The rubber tubing was attached to the needle and I began adjusting the flow of chloral hydrate into the vein. […]


Virtual Parenting: Immersion & Safety

August 22, 2012 The Goat 0

Internet safety means we need to be vigilant in our supervision of our children as they learn to access the internet, to teach them that they are responsible for everything they send, every time they press enter. […]

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Robson Valley Musings: First Impressions

August 15, 2012 The Goat 0

As I’m getting to know the gem called Valemount where spectacular views are everywhere your eyes take you, I’m drawn by the inspiring mountains, flowing rivers, pristine lakes, and the ‘instant’ access to nature and […]

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What does it take to be a good neighbour?

August 8, 2012 The Goat 1

In a tourism town, it makes sense that some people are angered by properties that are left to rot or overgrow with wild grasses and shrubs. It’s an identity crisis. How can we be the world’s butler if we haven’t combed our hair?

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Valemount’s square footage problem

July 4, 2012 The Goat 0

Here’s why Valemount should be happy it has giant stores that are empty in its downtown. It’s because the people driving Valemount’s economy are making smart, rational decisions. Here’s why I’m happy: there are more […]

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The Jumbo is not the be-all end-all

April 8, 2012 The Goat 0

I’ve had people ask me what the impact of the Jumbo approval will be on the proposed Valemount Glacier Destination project. No doubt people are concerned. Many feel our future is hinged on the progress […]

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