Local girl wins provincial poster contest

June 20, 2016 The Goat
by Goat Staff A local 11 year old girl, Samantha Arntson, won an annual poster contest celebrating the heritage traditions of BC’s aboriginal people. Each year, FORED provides cash prizes to aboriginal youth ages 5-18. […]

From Germany to Valemount

June 8, 2016 The Goat
Photo: Evan Matthews In honour of Tourism Week, Valemount Mayor Jeannette Townsend, Valemount Visitor Centre employee Sarah Boyd and Tourism Valemount member Christine Latimer welcome a couple from northern Germany to Valemount. Michael and Martena […]

Gardening with Pete — Super leeks

June 5, 2016 The Goat
by PETE AMYOONY  In previous columns, I have discussed the growing of onions and garlic in some detail. These, along with leeks, are all “alliums” – members of the Lily family. Because we usually grow […]

Village names new Animal Control Officer

May 29, 2016 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS  The Village of Valemount has a new bylaw officer, one in charge of animal control. Chris Dolbec has been hired to perform animal control services, according to Corporate Officer, Mark Brennan. “She […]
Photo submitted by Steep and Deep Images  - Graham Woolsey (far right), gets ready to cruise down Tinfoil Hat, his favourite trail. The trail has over 500 users since Apr. 27th.

Forging ahead with trail development

May 26, 2016 The Goat
by EVAN MATTHEWS The Valemount Area Recreation Development Association (VARDA) continues to ride its momentum, as phase two of construction on the Valemount Bike Park is underway this summer. The second phase will finalize the […]
Photo: Matthew Wheeler  - A recent photo of Marilyn Wheeler taken just over a month ago with her beloved dog Patch.

Iron Lady Marilyn Wheeler passes

May 25, 2016 The Goat
Photo: Matthew Wheeler – A recent photo of Marilyn Wheeler taken just over a month ago with her beloved dog Patch.by KORIE MARSHALL with files from DANNIELLE ALAN and MATTHEW WHEELER Last week, local historian and […]
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