Book Signing

July 12, 2020 The Goat
Donna Perkins looks on as local author and artist Sheilagh Foster signed copies of her new children’s book “Song to Sadrack” in front of the train station in McBride on the afternoon of Saturday July 4, 2020. […]

High art

June 5, 2020 The Goat
Residents of Valemount are responding positively to a new art installation outside the local post office. Art critiques are calling it unmitigated genius: the flag pole, notably at full mast, has been bashed over the post office. Some say it represents a modern nation unaware of the struggle raging inside of it for equality. […]

Student poetry submissions

May 16, 2020 The Goat
The Goat invited local students to submit poems on the topic of COVID-19, social distancing or spring.   Brightness of Spring By Kestrel R. New life colors Everywhere I see! What great sights Living in […]

Lost in Space

March 18, 2020 The Goat
Canoe Valley Skating Club held their 47th consecutive skating carnival on March 7th. The carnival marked Sharonrose Shalla’s 30th year coaching the club. Skaters dazzled the audience with their spaced out costumes, one skater took […]

Through the Seasons

March 12, 2020 The Goat
By ANDREA ARNOLD The McBride Figure Skating Club presented their annual carnival on Saturday February 29, 2020. This year’s theme, “Through the Seasons” took attendees through all four seasons, beginning with spring as the skaters […]

Staving off Cabin Fever

January 28, 2020 The Goat
By Jean Ann Berkenpas With the mercury dropping down to -40C last week, many families were stuck indoors. My family is one that spends a big part of our day outside, so we were strained […]

Transformative librarian on the move

January 19, 2020 The Goat
By Andru McCracken The remarkable librarian Naomi Balla-Boudreau is leaving McBride. She has decided to take a position in Deep River in the Ottawa Valley, north of Algonquin Park in Ontario, it’s very close to […]
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