Crescent Spur festival cancelled

Entertainment
July 22, 2019
By Andru McCracken The Mountain Valley Music Festival has been cancelled indefinitely. Levi Taylor was prepared to defy a cease and desist order from the Agricultural Land Commission, but when the commission threatened a fine […]
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Fire chief celebrates 30 years

News and Views
July 21, 2019
By Andru McCracken When Rick Lalonde submitted his application to the Valemount Fire Department on June 30th, 1989 it was to Fire Chief Les Dammann. Lalonde, a mechanic by trade, had a lot of the […]
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Valemount Council: Retailing Cannabis, Retail Bylaw

Business
July 19, 2019
Valemount Council Notes Mayor Owen Torgerson, councillors Hollie Blanchette, Sheri Gee, Donnie MacLean and Pete Pearson met on July 9, 2019 for their regular council meeting. Staff Chief Administrative Officer Wayne Robinson, Deputy Corporate Officer […]

Accidental captive makes out okay

Environment
July 18, 2019
By Andru McCracken Recently Anna Christison and her friend got a surprise. A doe was up on the porch, just inches from the glass door. “It just didn’t make sense to us…” said Anna. The […]

Arts

VCTV wins and the community does too

June 26, 2019
By Andru McCracken Despite a new judging and ranking system, Valemount’s own community television station has won a Tuned-In Canada’s award for best content. The award comes with accolades for VCTV and a boost for [...]

Community

Bev Nicholson turns 90!

July 17, 2019
Surrounded by friends and family Bev Nicholson celebrated her 90th birthday last week. Bev spent 22 years in Valemount. and left in 1985. Three years ago she brought back the ashes of her husband Jack [...]
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Opinion

A battle won, the next in view

July 20, 2019
By Andru McCracken This week we learned that Carrier Lumber will not aerially spray broadleaf herbicide in the Robson Valley. The CEO of Carrier pointed to letters from our community as being a driver in […]
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Business

Valemount Council: Retailing Cannabis, Retail Bylaw

Valemount Council Notes Mayor Owen Torgerson, councillors Hollie Blanchette, Sheri Gee, Donnie MacLean and Pete Pearson met on July 9, 2019 for their regular council meeting. Staff Chief Administrative Officer Wayne Robinson, Deputy Corporate Officer [...]