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 […]

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 […]

No estimate for move in date: Library, Museum

November 16, 2017 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken The Regional District of Fraser-Fort George, the McBride and District Library Association and the Valley Museum and Archives provided an update on the new Library Museum building on Tuesday morning. “Construction and […]

Valemount Craft Fair 2017

November 13, 2017 The Goat 0

The Valemount Craft Fair was another great success with many vendors this year. Above: Chris Flavelle and Keisha Janum with Glacier Ridge Services laser cutting and engraving; Henry Unger with his carvings and Christa Maxeiner […]

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