Library patrons can now get “take-out” books

May 23, 2020 The Goat
One of the things that people turn to during times of isolation and slow living is reading. So for McBide’s newly-appointed Library Director, Abi Ward, figuring out a way to get books into the hands of the Valley residents has been important. After a week of trial runs, Friday May 15, marked their first official book take-out day. […]

News in Brief: Daycare re-opens

May 20, 2020 The Goat
Valemount’s daycare is reopening June 1st, 2020 after being closed since mid-March due to COVID-19.
The Valemount Children’s Activity Society says it will not be resuming preschool this school-year (it usually runs September-June). […]

Student poetry submissions

May 16, 2020 The Goat
The Goat invited local students to submit poems on the topic of COVID-19, social distancing or spring.   Brightness of Spring By Kestrel R. New life colors Everywhere I see! What great sights Living in […]

All’s fair in science

March 21, 2020 The Goat
By Andru McCracken For the first time in about 20 years, Valemount Elementary School hosted a Science Fair. Judged by members of the public, the fair was a celebration of discovery, demonstration and learning. Projects […]

Through the Seasons

March 12, 2020 The Goat
By ANDREA ARNOLD The McBride Figure Skating Club presented their annual carnival on Saturday February 29, 2020. This year’s theme, “Through the Seasons” took attendees through all four seasons, beginning with spring as the skaters […]

Nuttin’ but knittin’

February 21, 2020 The Goat
The Valley Museum and Archives in McBride hosted knitting sessions for families on Friday and Saturday February 14 & 15, 2020. Participants created warm take home items using the knitting machine. The Valley Museum and […]

CircusWest: Valemount

February 18, 2020 The Goat
CircusWest spent a week turning Valemount Elementary School into a three ring circus thanks to the Parent Advisory Council. By the end of the week at the final performance kids of all ages were involved. […]
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