Why I support a rainbow crosswalk

July 7, 2016 The Goat
Request for a rainbow crosswalk is being made to the Valemount council (June 28) and in the same agenda is a carefully worded letter from a Christian group concerned about council proclaiming support for a […]

Rainbow crosswalk pitched for 5th Ave

July 7, 2016 The Goat
by LAURA KEIL Mandy McMinn and Gail Burbidge are hoping Valemount will become the smallest community in BC to boast a rainbow crosswalk. “It’s not just a representation of the LGBT community,” McMinn told the […]

New store boasts museum-esque collectables

July 6, 2016 The Goat
by LAURA KEIL When he’s not running tools in oilfields around the world, Joe Rosychuk is collecting. From neolithic arrowheads from Algeria to precious stones and fossils, Rosychuk’s bags are always full on his return […]

Locals irked by gym hours

July 5, 2016 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS Working out is a hobby many people enjoy, but a few people who frequently use Valemount’s gym say it’s the facilities hours that need working out. Kyle Marchetti, who used the gym […]

Carrier deal withdrawn

July 4, 2016 The Goat
by LAURA KEIL Carrier Lumber Ltd has withdrawn its offer to sell a portion of its Robson Valley forest license to the McBride Community Forest (MCFC), the MCFC has learned. Jeff McWilliams, interim manager for […]

Slithering into our hearts

July 3, 2016 The Goat
Woman surprised by giant garter by EVAN MATTHEWS Beth Russell was forced to face a lifelong fear this week; a snake wrapped around two of her potato stalks was the largest she had ever seen. […]

News briefs

July 2, 2016 The Goat
Not so secret garden by LAURA KEIL Kids at Valemount elementary will get a better appreciation for where food comes from now that garden boxes have arrived. School District staff assembled the wooden garden plots […]

Petrol pumps, and coffee jumps

July 1, 2016 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS If council has its way, soon Valemount will have a brand new fast-food chain and gas bar to roll up to, and shovels could be in the ground within three weeks. At the […]
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