Old Timers recording debut CD

May 16, 2017 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS With half of its members over 80 years old, the Valemount Old Timers are true to their name. Soon the community theatre will be filled with the sweet melodies of old-time music, […]

Metalpocalypstick Fest cancelled

May 15, 2017 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS The Robson Valley’s only metal festival will no longer be taking place in the valley. Originally scheduled at the Valemount Rodeo Grounds on July 1 and 2, Metalocalypstick Festival publicist says they’ve […]

Rockslide leaves highway closed

May 15, 2017 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS A rockslide on Friday May. 5 morning left Highway 16 closed overnight. Parks Canada re-opened the road on the morning of May. 6, but even a full week later, the road is […]

Weeding out the naysers

May 14, 2017 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS, editor The Canadian Liberal government is set to legalize marijuana on July 1, 2018, ending a 94-year-long prohibition on the plant. It’s about time, but it’s also time to de-stigmatize its use. […]

Kayaking across Canada

May 11, 2017 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS Valemount had some unexpected and unique visitors this week, as two men and a dog are kayaking across Canada stopped to rest and re-fuel. Mike Ranta — a self-proclaimed “modern day Voyageur” […]

Soil is food for thought

May 9, 2017 The Goat
by MONICA MARCU When was the last time you heard somebody prompting us to protect our soil? Everyone has heard about protection of water, climate and forests, but what about our life-sustaining dirt? Sadly, many […]

McBride hosts All Candidates Forum

May 7, 2017 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS As the May 9th B.C. Provincial Election fast approaches, candidates are blazing the campaign trail and aiming to win votes. This held true in McBride last week. On Wednesday, Apr. 26th, incumbent […]
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