Library renos already a hit

January 15, 2018 The Goat
by Laura Keil The Valemount Public Library’s final touch on its renovations is a big red button. The accessibility lift ferries library patrons unable to do stairs to and from the newly renovated basement. Already, […]

McBride triumphs in 2018 SledTown contest

January 13, 2018 The Goat
by Andru McCracken The Village of McBride has won the SledTown Showdown for 2018, a competition between the western Canadian province’s snowmobiling areas. It was intense battle that went beyond a typical online voting campaign […]

Letter: Fire department urges caution

January 12, 2018 The Goat
The Valemount and District Fire Rescue Department wishes to remind residents to be extra cautious during this time of year, especially with heating sources, electrical equipment, Christmas trees and candles. Never keep flammable materials near […]

Sun shining on coffeehouse crowd

January 12, 2018 The Goat
by Laura Keil Last year on January 4th, community members in Valemount launched the coffeehouse, a bi-monthly gathering at the Anglican-United Church. One year later, it’s grown into a much-loved event. It’s a time to […]

New gas station proposed on 17th

January 9, 2018 The Goat
by Andru McCracken A Red Deer based company, Emerald Developments, is proposing a new gas station and convenience store for the south end of Valemount at 1400 17th Avenue near Highway 5. The land is […]

‘Skinny kid’ wins first pro fight

January 4, 2018 The Goat
by Andru McCracken A skinny kid who trained on the Valemount Secondary School wrestling team just won his first professional heavyweight Mixed Martial Arts fight in Grande Prairie on December 15. Kyle ‘the Body’ Francotti […]

Parenting course works both ways

January 2, 2018 The Goat
by Andru McCracken When she enrolled to in a parenting class aimed at families with young kids, Regena Bergen had no idea the material would help her connect with her teen sons, her husband and […]
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