Valemountain Days returns to June

March 24, 2018 The Goat 0

by Laura Keil A new Valemount Community Sports Day board is promising a renewed Valemountain Days festival June 8-10. The board is made up of Jennifer Scheller (President), Shirley Gonyou (Vice-Pres) and Marie Birkbeck (Secretary/Treasurer). […]


March 10, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken It was like television on ice, only so much better. Karli Lawless had the crowd cheering with her energetic adaptation of High School Musical; Tanusri Bhola is dazzling in a Disney inspired […]

Songs by Max

February 7, 2018 The Goat 0

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 0

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 0

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 0

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 0

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 […]

Pantry Party!

November 27, 2017 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken Gord Peters had the novel idea of hosting the fundraiser for the Valemount Food Bank. According to the Legion management, more than one hundred people cycled through the venue that night. It […]

More than fair

November 26, 2017 The Goat 0

photos courtesy of Monica Marcu The annual McBride Christmas Craft Fair was a highlight again this year. There were over 40 tables of crafts, baking, home-based business sales and all kinds of art. All money raised […]

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