Misguided gunfire: CO looks for ill-armed deer hunter

Forestry
February 20, 2020
By Andru McCracken Conservation Officer Warren Chayer responded to a report of a mule deer shot within the limits of the Village of Valemount about 400 meters upstream from the village’s water intake. “Somebody had […]

Trans Mountain dollars to help with housing

Housing
February 19, 2020
By Andru McCracken According to a report to council, the Village of Valemount has negotiated a new ‘community benefit agreement’ with the Trans Mountain Pipeline and $135,000 will go towards developing new housing in Valemount. […]

Improved highway regs will work: MOT

News and Views
February 19, 2020
By Andru McCracken The Ministry of Transportation responded to a story in the Goat last week detailing how new standards would indeed make the highway safer despite the concerns raised by a former highways maintenance […]

Prohibited driver pleads guilty

Crime
February 18, 2020
By Andru McCracken On August 15, 2019 an automatic licence plate reader installed on the cruiser of RCMP Sergeant Robert Dean identified a passing pick-up truck registered to a prohibited driver, Jeffery H. Dean had […]

Arts

Staving off Cabin Fever

January 28, 2020
By Jean Ann Berkenpas With the mercury dropping down to -40C last week, many families were stuck indoors. My family is one that spends a big part of our day outside, so we were strained [...]

Kids

Nuttin’ but knittin’

February 21, 2020
The Valley Museum and Archives in McBride hosted knitting sessions for families on Friday and Saturday February 14 & 15, 2020. Participants created warm take home items using the knitting machine. The Valley Museum and [...]

Community

A sports-packed weekend

February 17, 2020
By ANDREA ARNOLD This past weekend was filled with places to go and things to see around McBride. The annual ladies’ bonspiel, along with tournaments hosted by both the Oldtimers Hockey club and the McBride [...]
Opinion

Leave the valley of broken toys!

February 20, 2020
By Andru McCracken I was interviewing a new resident last week when he hit me across the head with a rich new phrase: the valley of the broken toys. I was so struck by it, […]
Business

Pipeline update: Pedal down, costs up, local start uncertain

By Andru McCracken On February 7 Trans Mountain announced they would ‘accelerate’ construction on their expansion project in light of a February 4 Federal Court of Appeal ruling in the pipeline’s favour regarding an appeal [...]

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