Pipeline camp rezoning: village raises concerns

November 16, 2019
By Andru McCracken Trans Mountain is applying for a 3-year temporary use permit to use a part of the Valemount Community Forest lands as a work camp and a public consultation meeting will allow public […]

Enrollment numbers kept secret at School District 57

November 15, 2019
By Andru McCracken School District 57 will not provide enrollment numbers for individual schools in the Robson Valley, even though they say the numbers are positive. Typically Rocky Mountain Goat Media and other news organizations […]

Safe shelter: homes needed

News and Views
November 14, 2019
By Andru McCracken When things get tense at home, when tempers flare and stress builds, women in the valley have a place to go if they fear for their safety: it’s a long running program […]

Local glaciers fading fast

November 13, 2019
By Andru McCracken If you hoped that the cold wet weather we experienced this summer may have built up local glaciers like Castle Creek or Zillmer, or even slowed their fate, think again. In fact, […]

Poaching in the Raush

November 12, 2019
By Andru McCracken Devanee Cardinal is getting the word out that hunters aren’t welcome on her family’s land up the Raush without permission and is signing the property to make it clear what is private […]

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Remembering them

November 16, 2019
2019 Opening Prayer Courtesy Dee McEchern Royal Canadian Legion Branch 266 Chaplain Most Holy and Merciful God, today is a day of remembrance. We have had a 100 years of days of remembrance. We are [...]


Blue River Community Garden

November 15, 2019
Submitted by Lee Onslow The Blue River Community Garden was revitalized in 2018 through volunteer dedication and commitment and the revitalization continued this summer with many volunteers working to create a food-producing oasis in the [...]


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 [...]

Room for everybody

November 15, 2019
By Andru McCracken They take up the most space and time on social media, they dominate my personal Facebook experience and if you would just listen and do a little research on your own you […]

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