Robson River claims two lives

News and Views
August 20, 2019
By Andru McCracken On Friday, August 9th, a 53-year-old Chinese citizen was walking along the lower section of the Berg Lake Trail when he slipped and fell into the Robson River according to RCMP. It […]

Change of owners at the Valemount Hotel

August 17, 2019
By Andru McCracken Peter Felmark is saying goodbye to the Valemount Hotel. Felmark bought the place in 1994 when he was 48 years old and made a raft of improvements to it, including hiring local […]

Goat gets top honours at newspaper awards

News and Views
August 16, 2019
By Goat Staff The Rocky Mountain Goat has placed 1st in the Canadian Community Newspaper Awards for Best Feature Story in 2018. The award was given for Laura Keil’s longform feature story Failed Mission about […]


Bite and Bark

August 12, 2019
By Andru McCracken A travelling exhibition at the Valemount Museum features an ancient, rare and once commonplace art that you may have never come across before. Birch bark biting is thought to be tens of [...]


The Rainbow unveiled

August 14, 2019
By Andru McCracken A small group of local people and a few tourists unveiled a rainbow bench on the patio of Valemount’s Gathering Tree on July 27 in an emotional ceremony that recalled the struggles [...]