A student’s standpoint

November 27, 2016 The Goat
by HANNAH BLACK Before a moment of silence fell over the school at 11 AM, anyone entering the school could feel the busyness of Remembrance Day. As emcee, I had the privilege of hosting a […]

Horseshoe lake upgrades on hold

November 26, 2016 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS Though Ducks Unlimited and the McBride Chamber of Commerce announced plans to upgrade Horseshoe Lake in May, the upgrades haven’t happened and there is no definitive timetable. The upgrades, which were supposed […]

Village looks to slow things down

November 24, 2016 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS The Village of Valemount is looking to slow the pace of 5th Avenue, as Village Council has voted in favour of lowering the speed limit. The Public Works Committee, after its Oct. […]

America plays its Trump card

November 24, 2016 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS, editor Introducing to you, the President of the United States of America — the leader of the free world — Donald J. Trump. I think many Canadians are as surprised as anybody […]

RCMP report, bear scare

November 23, 2016 The Goat
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 all calls of service the […]

Manufacturing tax change

November 23, 2016 The Goat
Dear Editor, It is time to tax productivity by robot like we do labour. I have been trying to articulate a concept not too complex, but some of my peers do not seem to fully […]
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Advice for McBride

November 23, 2016 The Goat
Dear Editor, Did you know that each one of you [living in McBride] (men, women and children) spent $1,000 on something you will never see or get any benefit from? That’s right. A $215,000 culvert […]

Students see the rainbow

November 23, 2016 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS Students at Valemount Secondary School are aiming to take Valemount’s rainbow crosswalk issue into their own hands. Zach Schneider and Vivian Kenkel, both Grade 11 students, are taking the steps to bring a […]

The girls on Commercial Drive

November 22, 2016 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS The number of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) continues to rise in Canada, and one local woman is working to educate the valley. Sherry Tinsley, owner of A Cut Above in […]

Columbia Basin Trust CEO passes suddenly

November 22, 2016 The Goat
Submitted by CBT (edited for length) Columbia Basin Trust Board and staff, and residents of the region join Neil’s family in mourning the unexpected passing of Neil Muth, President and CEO. Neil passed away peacefully […]

Derailment spills coal

November 21, 2016 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS Sixteen cars on a westbound coal train derailed near Dunster Tuesday morning. There were no injuries and no dangerous goods involved, according to CN, though the company says there is a stream […]
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