Money talks (to Council)

March 27, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS, editor There is one aspect to the Ash Street burn not being discussed. At its Mar. 14 meeting, Council decided to grant a burn permit extension to the property owners and burn […]

Chip off the old block

March 23, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS RMG News, editor “Our glass repair guy will be right over to take a look at the six chips in your windshield, I should have a quote for you in about 10 […]

How does Facebook make you feel?

March 14, 2017 The Goat 0

by EVAN MATTHEWS, editor Facebook is an interesting medium. Originally it was designed to bring people together, and in so many ways, the social media platform does just that. It does the obvious things like […]

Mayor’s remarks cause for concern

March 7, 2017 The Goat 1

by EVAN MATTHEWS, editor Valemount residents have been advocating for a ski resort for years. The process has been well thought out, meticulous, and careful throughout every phase. It seems like the mayor is now […]

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, […]

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