February 1, 2020 The Goat
By Gwynne Dyer, In an emergency, the good thing about a dictatorship is that it can respond very fast. The bad thing is that it won’t respond at all until the dictator says that it […]

Putin Knows He Isn’t Immortal

January 25, 2020 The Goat
By Gwynne Dyer Last week the Russian president announced a wave of constitutional reforms, and the vast majority of foreign observers, especially in the West, immediately jumped to the conclusion that Putin is changing the […]

Collateral Damage

January 18, 2020 The Goat
By Gwynne Dyer One of the major causes of death for airline passengers in recent decades is being shot down by somebody’s military. Accidents account for nine-tenths of all deaths in civilian airline crashes, and […]

Soleimani Killing

January 8, 2020 The Goat
By Gwynne Dyer, If the Iranians played the game the same way that Donald Trump does, then their revenge for the American assassination of Iran’s leading general, Qassem Soleimani, would be a simple tit-for-tat. Just […]

Climate Denial — A New Strategy

December 21, 2019 The Goat
By Gwynne Dyer What a surprise! The annual emissions report by the United Nations is now out, and greenhouse gas emissions are still going up thirty years after we first realised there was a problem […]

Tips for a Fun and Safe Halloween

November 2, 2019 The Goat
By Jean Ann Berkenpas Halloween: the holiday when make-believe becomes reality, everyone in the neighborhood is handing out candy, and bedtime will most likely be postponed. The fireworks are pretty amazing too. It is a […]

supersized Halloween traditions

November 1, 2019 The Goat
By Andrea Arnold For McBride resident, Warren Jones, Halloween brings more excitement and socializing than Christmas. Jones moved to the valley 47 years ago. He quickly embraced his new community and took on the tradition […]

Local youth succeed at Valemount Funduro!

September 29, 2019 The Goat
By Jean Ann Berkenpas Two local kids participated in the Valemount Mountain Bike Park’s first enduro style mountain bike race on September 14th. Elli Taylor and Kirby Scheller both had their first experience competing at […]
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