The Rocky Mountain Goat is an award-winning weekly print & online community newspaper based in Valemount, British Columbia. Our office also contains a photo studio, and since 2020, a small bookstore (The Rocky Mountain Goat bookshop).


  • Newspaper advertising
  • Online advertising
  • Graphic design services
  • Photography (including passport photos & headshots in our studio)
  • Bookstore (select new & used titles, including local authors)
  • Annual phone book/business directory guide
  • Annual agricultural producers guide

Since 2010, the Rocky Mountain Goat newspaper has covered the Robson Valley region, including Valemount, McBride, Dunster, Blue River, Dome Creek and Crescent Spur, serving a population of about 4,000 people. We also distribute free copies in Blue River, Jasper and Prince George. The paper is distributed every Thursday.

Our newspaper is an 11in x 17in newsprint publication offering full colour and black and white. Our publication is usually 16-24 pages. See a sample newspaper here. Our website receives approx. 7,000 page views/week.

Advertising inquiries can be sent to Laura at [email protected]

Contact The RMG:

General Office line: +1-250-566-4606

Newspaper, photo studio and bookstore location: 1170 5th Avenue, Box 607, Valemount, BC V0E2Z0

Spencer Hall (Editor/Publisher)
[email protected]

Laura Keil (Sales/Design)
[email protected]

Nick Tass (Admin/Billing)
[email protected]

At the Goat we’re focused on local news and features. We strive for excellence both in editorial and advertising and we’ve been recognized by our peers in the industry with awards at the provincial and national levels. We pride ourselves on delivering solid journalism and maintaining a devoted local and regional readership.

Selection of award-winning stories and photos:

We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Periodical Fund of the Department of Canadian Heritage and the Local Journalism Initiative.

We are members of the BC-Yukon News Media Association, the National NewsMedia Council and News Media Canada.