COVID-19 – Breaking News

Don’t be stoic, let us help, BC Advocate tells seniors

March 27, 2020
By Fran Yanor, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter A new match-up service connecting volunteers with seniors who are self-isolating in their homes could help thousands of people, said B.C. Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie on Thursday. “Connecting the […]
McBride Council

McBride discourages visitors, trail grooming ceases

March 25, 2020
By Andru McCracken In an unprecedented move, the Village of McBride’s mayor and council have asked tourists, snowmobilers, hikers and even people visiting family to stay at home. “Village Council, like many leaders throughout the […]

Sports

Short benched victory for Timberwolves

March 13, 2020
By Andru McCracken Valemount Secondary School’s Senior Girls made it to the North Central Single ‘A’ Zones in Fort St James Zones. The girls won 3 games but lost the fourth game and will not [...]

Photo Galleries

This week in photos: March 26th

March 26, 2020
Ellen Vanderwilk creates a heart, showing appreciation to first responders and the community at large. Vanderwilk said that the Home Hardware has been busy at a time when they are usually quite slow. Folks are [...]

Kids

All’s fair in science

March 21, 2020
By Andru McCracken For the first time in about 20 years, Valemount Elementary School hosted a Science Fair. Judged by members of the public, the fair was a celebration of discovery, demonstration and learning. Projects [...]

Community

Don’t be stoic, let us help, BC Advocate tells seniors

March 27, 2020
By Fran Yanor, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter A new match-up service connecting volunteers with seniors who are self-isolating in their homes could help thousands of people, said B.C. Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie on Thursday. “Connecting the [...]
Business

Small biz owners brace for COVID-19 impact

By Laura Keil Small business owners are expecting a dramatic blow to business in light of government edicts to stay home and in some cases, shut their doors altogether. Last week, BC’s Provincial Health Officer [...]

Other News

Historic building gets reboot

March 19, 2020
By Andru McCracken McBride’s historic train station will see a quarter million dollar upgrade. The Northern Development Initiative Trust’s economic diversification grant will provide $248,500. A release from the Village of McBride said that upgrades […]

Food literacy gets a boost in Valemount

March 18, 2020
THIS STORY WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED MARCH 12th. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, some programming information is no longer up to date. By Jean Ann Berkenpas Robson Valley Community Services (RVCS) has a brand new Food Literacy […]
Opinion

Editorial: Tough times, turn it on its head

March 25, 2020
By Andru McCracken Since we last published on March 12th the world has been turned upside down. Daily, sometimes hourly, new ordinances declare what we can and cannot do. Remarkably, we comply, even if it […]

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