Tales from the Union of BC Municipalities convention

News and Views
October 16, 2019
Submitted by the Village of Valemount A Village delegation, comprised of Councillors Hollie Blanchette, Donnie MacLean, Pete Pearson, Mayor Owen Torgerson, and CAO Wayne Robinson attended the annual Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) Convention, […]

Remembering stolen sisters

News and Views
October 14, 2019
By Andru McCracken Who speaks for the missing and murdered women along the Highway of Tears? Who remembers them? A sombre REDress procession from the Visitor Information Centre down 5th Avenue to the United Anglican […]

It takes a village to save a bear – or kill one

Hiking in the valley
October 12, 2019
By Andrea Arnold For residents in McBride, seeing a bear or two around town each spring and fall has become a regular thing. So regular that some people seem to have become complacent. When a […]

2019 Winter Vehicle Safety & Maintenance

News and Views
October 11, 2019
By Cpl Jacob JOSLIN, Valemount RCMP Robson Valley first responders headed to the Tete Jaune Cache area on October 1st to spread the word on “Shift into Winter.”  The annual road safety campaign aims to […]


Roundtable aimed at kickstarting rural artists

October 4, 2019
By Laura Keil A dance company with a global mission is bringing an artist roundtable to Valemount Oct 5th to share knowledge to ultimately inspire more rural art. SQxDance is a Kootenay-based dance company that [...]

Leaders debate blues

October 16, 2019
By Andru McCracken Finishing most of my work early on Monday afternoon (the Rocky Mountain Goat’s dreaded deadline day), I burst out of the office delighted I would be in time to stream the leader’s […]

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