Graduation rates up

December 29, 2018 The Goat
By Andru McCracken According to a press release from School District 57, graduation rates across the district rose this year. According to superintendent Marilyn Marquis-Forster, grade 12 graduation rates for all students increased from 73 […]

RCMP Report

December 28, 2018 The Goat
Two in custody after evading police in multiple jurisdictions Two Prince George men were taken into custody by the Clearwater RCMP, following an attempt to evade police through several jurisdictions in a stolen vehicle last […]

Global Thoughts: Congo Election

December 26, 2018 The Goat
by Gwynne Dyer The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a bit more democratic than the mere Republic of Congo. President Denis Sassou has ruled the Republic of Congo for 33 of the past 38 […]

Editorial: Blowing smoke

December 24, 2018 The Goat
by Andru McCracken, Editor At the coffee shop, brewery and around town I continue to hear assertions of the old guard: Valemount doesn’t have an air quality problem. “Other places are much worse,” they preach, […]
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Valemount Council Notes: reworking public comment

December 22, 2018 The Goat
by Rashmi Narayan Mayor Owen Torgerson, councillors Hollie Blanchette, Sheri Gee, Donnie MacLean and Pete Pearson met on December 11, 2018 for their regular council meeting. Interim Chief Administrative Officer Doug Fleming and Corporate Services […]

McBride council: conflict, respect

December 21, 2018 The Goat
By Andrea Arnold McBride Village Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, December 11. Mayor Gene Runtz, CAO Sheila McCutcheon, Councillors Rosemary Hruby, Allan Frederick, Lucille Green and Diane Smith were in attendance. The […]
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