Seniors art class blooms

May 27, 2018 The Goat
by Andru McCracken Art instructor Aleksandra Scott showed off her students’ art work at the Dunster Schoolhouse on the Mother’s Day weekend, and one student figured prominently: Edna Monroe’s collected works took up a whole […]

Empress Theatre gets lucky

May 11, 2018 The Goat
by Matthew Wheeler McBride’s 104 year old Empress Theatre (now the Elks Hall) got Luckyville last weekend. The life-and-death drama by that name attracted audiences to five performances in the Robson Valley in recent weeks. […]

Songs by Max

February 7, 2018 The Goat
by Andru McCracken It took some doing, but Maxine Martens has released her first album called Strong Enough. It was recorded at a music studio in Grande Prairie near her home in Beaverlodge, Alberta. Martens […]

Library renos already a hit

January 15, 2018 The Goat
by Laura Keil The Valemount Public Library’s final touch on its renovations is a big red button. The accessibility lift ferries library patrons unable to do stairs to and from the newly renovated basement. Already, […]

Visions of the universe

December 8, 2017 The Goat
photos by Monica Marcu A dozen people gathered at the Dunster Schoolhouse recently to create mixed-media Christmas mandalas. A mandala (in Sanscrit literally “circle”) is a spiritual symbol in Budhism and Hinduism and is used […]

Talented artists perform for a worthy cause

November 30, 2017 The Goat
by Monica Marcu The theatre was packed last Thursday for the McBride Secondary School Talent Show, a fundraiser for the “Live Different” trip. This event raised $1218.01 for the 2018 Live Different Trip, which allows […]

Mitten making

November 30, 2017 The Goat
by Andru McCracken Top left: Polly Schindel of Saskapaca shows Isis Hiroe the way to make warm winter mittens from alpaca. Schindel came all the way fromKelvington, Saskatchewan to teach the course, which was organized by […]
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