Eight Peaks plan faces opposition online

January 31, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken An online petition to prevent the province from turning eight mountain peaks around Blue River into leased ski runs for Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing has garnered more than 21,000 signatures. Michele Humphreys […]

Fire Dept seeks budget to pay volunteers

January 30, 2018 The Goat 0

70% of calls are highway rescue by Andru McCracken Valemount and District Fire Department is seeking a budget increase to pay their volunteers when they respond to fire and rescue calls. The fire department receives […]

Editorial: Problem solving isn’t the way

January 29, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken, Editor Could it be that identifying and fixing problems is not the way to move our communities forward? Our communities are complex places with thousands of egos, individual lives, and relationships, but […]

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Tales from a basketball parent

January 29, 2018 The Goat 0

by Jeff Jewett It’s a foggy 7:00 AM and the Valemount junior and senior girls and boys basketball teams are returning home after a weekend of competition at the Fort Saint James Secondary School. As […]

Highway rescue: who should pay?

January 27, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken Valemount Mayor Jeannette Townsend supports the plans of the local fire department to increase their budget but believes it isn’t local tax payers that should be funding the service. “Why should the […]

Jump Ball

January 26, 2018 The Goat 0

photos by Sydney Philpott, Jeff Jewett and Andru McCracken The first annual Colin Axelsen Mustang Classic basketball tournament in McBride was a stunning success. The last two games played on Saturday evening between Valemount and […]

The fast lane

January 25, 2018 The Goat 0

by Laura Keil Harper works on her balance in the fast lane at Camp Creek Cross Country Ski Area. The reason they call it Cross Country Skiing, is because people who don’t ski would be […]

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