Bear, bikes and a ‘Whoop!’

May 20, 2019 The Goat
by Andru McCracken If you ride bikes at the Valemount Bike Park and love that rush of adrenaline, you may get an extra boost without needing to hit a big gap or extreme feature.  All […]

Barrel racing with twin toddlers

May 20, 2019 The Goat
By Jean Ann Berkenpas Barrel racing has been a part of Melanie Brown’s childhood and now she is redefining it as a family experience with her twin toddlers in tow. Brown began barrel racing when […]

Pipeline digs to test integrity

May 20, 2019 The Goat
By Andru McCracken Trans Mountain pipeline is conducting integrity digs throughout the Valemount area and it has piqued the interest of Peter McCartney, the Wilderness Committee’s climate campaigner. According to Trans Mountain, a new in-line […]

New regional district position in the valley

May 20, 2019 The Goat
by Andru McCracken The Regional District of Fraser Fort George (RDFFG) is currently hiring for a part time administrative position in the Robson Valley to help with planning, community services and economic development. “[These areas] […]

Global Thoughts: War in the Gulf?

May 20, 2019 The Goat
By Gwynne Dyer Donald Trump is well known for his desire to cut American military commitments overseas. But his attention span is short, he plays a lot of golf, and he does not have the […]
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Editorial: Pre-apocalypse blues

May 19, 2019 The Goat
by Andru McCracken I love post-apocalyptic movies. If the premise is that the human population has been wiped out and only a few unlucky souls survive and have to use their wits to eke out […]

Creosote ties on the move

May 19, 2019 The Goat
by Andru McCracken When Garry Wallace and his neighbour Byron Bustin went to take a look at a pile of old creosote ties sitting in a marsh next to the railroad right of way they […]

Rural cannabis economy in peril: researcher

May 15, 2019 The Goat
by Andru McCracken Rural people working in the cannabis industry were not consulted during legalization and the fallout could devastate rural economies, according to Tracey Harvey, a researcher at Nelson’s Selkirk College. Harvey is doing […]

Editorial: An appeal for justice

May 13, 2019 The Goat
by Andru McCracken, Editor I have always had a funny feeling about the assault on truck driver Alex Fraser who pulled his rig over to aid two men he thought were stranded travellers in 2010. […]
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