Cemetery in Tête Jaune is official

September 30, 2016 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS  Finally, rather than having to seek a place of interment elsewhere, locals of Tête Jaune Cache will be able to lay their loved ones to rest at home, forever. Last week, the […]

Prince George plays host to mayors and chairs

September 29, 2016 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS  Elected leaders from Northern B.C. gathered in Prince George to discuss the environmental, social and economic well being of the north last week. The North Central Local Government Association (NCLGA) hosted the […]

Boaters wreak havoc on salmon spawning

September 28, 2016 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS  If action isn’t taken immediately, future generations of salmon are at risk, according to at least a few different locals. Bruce Wilkinson, whose efforts contributed to the $700,000 Swift Creek bank stabilization […]

Ex-staffer sues Village

September 27, 2016 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS  Former Corporate Officer for the Village of Valemount, Mark Brennan, is suing the Village, and Mayor Jeannette Townsend. Brennan confirmed he was dismissed by the Village in mid-July, which he says constituted […]

School enrolment holds

September 26, 2016 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS  Preliminary student enrolment numbers this year show most of the student populations in Robson Valley schools are holding steady. School District 57’s Superintendent of Schools, Marilyn Marquis-Forster, says the district doesn’t expect […]

2016 Mount Robson Marathon

September 25, 2016 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS  The sixth annual Mount Robson Marathon was a smashing success, and had a fair amount of local representation throughout its four races. Though the marathon nearly reached its registration capacity of 500, […]

Minimum wage goes up this week

September 24, 2016 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS  The minimum wage in B.C. will increase in two stages, with the first being Wednesday, Sept. 15. The first increase will be 40 cents and bring the minimum wage rate to $10.85 […]

Exciting nights; interesting mornings

September 23, 2016 The Goat
Submitted by Cpl. John Grierson In an effort to better keep the community informed the Robson Valley Regional RCMP will be providing weekly press releases to the local papers. The list is not inclusive of […]

A critical examination of the VGD project

September 23, 2016 The Goat
Dear Editor, The Valemount Glacier Destination (VGD) project is currently moving ahead at an alarming rate. While talking with other Valemount residents it became apparent that this is a controversial project, which makes it an […]
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Freedom of speech for everyone

September 23, 2016 The Goat
Dear Editor(s), At risk of controversy, having read and witnessed the setting of a new low bar after distribution, then (facetious) defence of printing archaic mythical opinions, I’m a bit restive. The letter published in […]

Conquering the Berg Lake Trail

September 23, 2016 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS, editor Congratulations to every single person who finished any portion of the Mount Robson Marathon this past weekend. Congratulations, too, to those who organized it. What an achievement. Mount Robson is a […]
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