Locals showcase Wide Open World

July 31, 2017 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS Two women, and one lovely young girl, are working to showcase their local perspectives, and share their travelling experiences from across the globe. Ruby Hogg and her daughter Gaia, as well as […]

Familiar fate for Jasper rainbow

July 30, 2017 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS Though the margin was slim, slimmer than Valemount’s, Jasper’s Town Council has voted against the rainbow crosswalk. The 3-2 decision comes shortly after OUT Jasper fundraised a total of $7,500 to pay […]

To the firefighters

July 29, 2017 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS, editor The B.C. Wildfire Service shipped out a crew of Valemount fire fighters to the Cariboo region this week. Going to aid local fire fighters in the Cariboos who are in need […]
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Borealis to drill this year

July 29, 2017 The Goat
Company looks to merge with investment firm by EVAN MATTHEWS A Toronto based investment firm is merging with the Robson Valley’s most well known geothermal research and development company, Borealis Geopower. P. Squared Renewables — […]

New shuttle from village to bike park

July 28, 2017 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS The Village has come up with a solution to address limited parking on 5 Mile Road that recently interfered with ambulance access. A report written by the Village of Valemount’s Economic Development […]

Fires rage on; evacuee numbers climb

July 27, 2017 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS While much of the B.C. Interior continues to burn, the Robson Valley remains fortunately unaffected, with no major fires listed as of presstime. But the number of fire evacuees travelling through remains […]

Council recognizes Bill Kruisselbrink

July 27, 2017 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS For his years of service on the Columbia Basin Trust’s (CBT) board of directors, Valemount Council took time to recognize Bill Kruisselbrink. Kruisselbrink was the first non-elected official to ever serve on […]

The legacy of Robert Frear

July 26, 2017 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS, with contributions from Matthew and John Wheeler, Jennifer Ford, Randy Klohn, and Glen Frear Independent in many respects of his life, it is Robert Frear’s warm smile and genuine caring nature people […]

McBride names new CAO

July 24, 2017 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS The Village of McBride has hired Cheryl A. Martens as its new Chief Administrative Officer. Martens comes from Saskatchewan, according to Village staff. She’s a graduate of the University of Regina, according […]
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