Valemount Clinic patient room

Whooping cough concerns in northern BC

September 30, 2015 The Goat
Submitted by Northern Health Northern Health says it is seeing an expected seasonal increase of whooping cough, after an outbreak was declared by local health authorities in northern Alberta and parts of Saskatchewan. Northern Health […]

Tete Jaune cemetery passes another hurdle

September 30, 2015 The Goat
By Korie Marshall A new Tete Jaune cemetery is one step closer, and could potentially be open by fall 2016. A zoning bylaw amendment was passed at the Regional District of Fraser-Fort George’s Board meeting […]

Where form and function meet

September 30, 2015 The Goat
By Frank Green Trees are left alone for the sake of tourist attractions like the Ancient Forest. They’re chopped down so people have jobs. And they’re whittled into exquisite objects, because people get the itch […]

New business, familiar faces

September 29, 2015 The Goat
By: Laura Keil Brenda and Dutch Molendyk are better known as the former owners of AG Foods. They didn’t last long in retirement. On Friday Brenda was behind the counter of their new store: Welcome […]

Willows for salmons’ sake

September 29, 2015 The Goat
By Korie Marshall If you are wondering about the willows recently planted along Swift Creek in George Hicks Park, they are there for a reason, and deterring people from walking there is a big part […]

Logging murals on permanent display

September 28, 2015 The Goat
Three historic logging murals painted by generations of local residents – with many stories shared along the way – are now on display at the corner of 2nd Avenue and Main Street in McBride (Vincent […]

Kinbasket lake levels way down

September 28, 2015 The Goat
By Korie Marshall Kinbasket reservoir reached its maximum this year of 2463.8 feet – over 11 feet below normal full pool – on July 15th. That’s not only much lower than usual, it was also […]

Hit and run solved by Crimestoppers

September 27, 2015 The Goat
By Korie Marshall In the late evening of Sept. 13th, 2015, a Ford pickup truck entered the Home Hardware parking lot in Valemount and collided with the business’s parked flat deck delivery truck, causing substantial […]

Letter: Cat Chat

September 26, 2015 The Goat
Re: Brian Bobke concerns I also grew up on a farm. We had always more than one cat and one dog. It was a must to keep mice and rats under control. They were called […]
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