Valemount council: passing lanes, gas tax & beer

March 25, 2018 The Goat
Mayor Jeannette Townsend, councillors Hollie Blanchette, Sandy Salt and Owen Torgerson met on March 13, 2018 while councillor Peter Reimer participated remotely via the internet. Chief Administrative Officer Adam Davey, Corporate Services Clerk Carleena Shepherd, […]

Climbing the walls

March 25, 2018 The Goat
photos courtesy Sydney Philpott Josh’s Place is held every Thursday at the E-Free church in McBride. The group is for elementary school aged kids (but honestly looks like it could be a blast for anyone). […]

Editorial: Earning your keep

March 25, 2018 The Goat
by Andru McCracken, Editor What do we get when we send councillors to the annual convention of the Union of BC Municipalities? Here’s why I ask. At last week’s council meeting, council made changes to […]

Sawmill stories

March 24, 2018 The Goat
by Andru McCracken You may have heard an old timer wax poetic about the hundreds of small mills that dotted the countryside between the provincial border and Prince George, mills creating poles, posts, railroad ties, […]

Valemountain Days returns to June

March 24, 2018 The Goat
by Laura Keil A new Valemount Community Sports Day board is promising a renewed Valemountain Days festival June 8-10. The board is made up of Jennifer Scheller (President), Shirley Gonyou (Vice-Pres) and Marie Birkbeck (Secretary/Treasurer). […]

Million dollar sewer upgrade

March 23, 2018 The Goat
by Andru McCracken On March 9, McBride heard word that it would receive close to a million dollars to pour into its storm water drains and sanitary sewer project. The municipality installed a new eco-sensitive […]

Local clubs discuss downturn in sledders

March 22, 2018 The Goat
by Andru McCracken Up in Valemount While Valemount is seeing “extremely low numbers” of sledders right now, trail pass sales this winter are up slightly from last year. “The average this season compared to last […]
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