COVID-19 – Breaking News


Short benched victory for Timberwolves

March 13, 2020
By Andru McCracken Valemount Secondary School’s Senior Girls made it to the North Central Single ‘A’ Zones in Fort St James Zones. The girls won 3 games but lost the fourth game and will not [...]

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Rowan and Nash make the most of the last bit of winter weather to do a little ice fishing on the Fraser River.

This week in photos: April 2nd

April 2, 2020
Local fast food doesn’t have the monopoly on drive-through service anymore. When you make an appointment at the Valemount Health Clinic right now, you may need to be pre-screened depending on your symptoms and situation. [...]

Other News

Curb on meetings, developer in limbo

April 3, 2020
By Andru McCracken The COVID-19 pandemic is causing all sorts of changes in the way we do business, including local government. Case in point, the Village of McBride had scheduled a large public hearing in […]
McBride Council

McBride Council’s brief meet

April 2, 2020
By Goat Staff McBride Council held a special meeting on March 19th at 6pm to deal with issues arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic. On the agenda was rescheduling a public hearing on Zoning Amendment […]

Valemount council called to allow chickens, goats

April 2, 2020
By Andru McCracken The Village of Valemount’s regular council meeting was held March 24, but there was nothing regular about it. Mayor Owen Torgerson presided, Hollie Blanchette sat two meters away on the left, and […]

$500,000 awarded to Valemount nonprofits

March 31, 2020
By Andru McCracken In the biggest funding year ever, the Columbia Basin Trust’s Community Initiatives Program is expected to give more than a half million dollars of funding to 15 groups. 17 groups had applied […]

The apocalypse, the flat earth, and COVID-19

April 4, 2020
By Andru McCracken It is always great to find common ground. COVID-19 has me finding common ground with a group I don’t normally have time for: Doomsday preppers. Instead of calling me names (like sheeple) […]

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