Esser wins Canadian title

July 20, 2016 The Goat
by LAURA KEIL McBride, B.C. is the hometown to the new reigning champion of the Canadian Championships discus title. University of Minnesota junior and McBride native Agnes Esser won the discus national title at the […]

VGD concedes resort size; awaits decision

July 19, 2016 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS The Valemount Glacier Destinations resort Master Plan has seen significant changes to its overall size and capacity, as the project slowly moves toward a decision from the province. Tommaso Oberti — the […]

McBride operating in the red: auditors

July 19, 2016 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS The Village of McBride operated with a deficit of $367,000 in the 2015 year, according to an audit done by the Prince George-based accounting firm, KPMG. At the June 28 McBride Council […]
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VCTV converts to digital this week

July 17, 2016 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS VCTV’s digital transition is here, and is now up and running. The Valemount Entertainment Society (VES) is launching a new digital signal with three new channels according to Gord Peters, station manager. […]

Markets kick off

July 16, 2016 The Goat
by BETH RUSSELL Farmers Markets have kicked off in McBride, Valemount and Dunster! The Valemount market is Thursday 4-7, while McBride’s is Friday 11-2 and Dunster’s is Saturday 11-1.

McBride pump track

July 16, 2016 The Goat
by LAURA KEIL The Robson Valley Mountain Bike Club has completed a new pump track around the skate park in McBride. The track includes hilly features, berms and jumps and provides another source of entertainment […]

Everyone loves Bacon

July 15, 2016 The Goat
New flow trail opens at bike park by EVAN MATTHEWS It’s official: Valemount’s newest mountain bike trail is open to the public. The trail is described as a low-risk, gravity assisted trail, which users of […]

ATVs damage Swift Creek trail

July 15, 2016 The Goat
by LAURA KEIL Members of the Yellowhead Outdoor Recreation Association (YORA) held a work bee in June to re-route a hiking trail that was damaged by ATVs a month earlier. YORA board member Patricia Thoni says […]

McBride’s bottle recycling depot closes

July 14, 2016 The Goat
by GOAT STAFF McBride Bottle Depot owner Vincent De Niet has announced McBride sole bottle recycling depot will permanently close. “We would like to extend our thanks to our loyal patrons for their support over the years,” […]
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Being gay is not a lifestyle

July 14, 2016 The Goat
People in the local community and across Canada have recently called being gay a ‘lifestyle’. That term presumes a choice. People don’t choose to be gay – that is just who they are, like the […]
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