Playgrounds are open!

June 17, 2020 The Goat
Matilda had a grand old time at Centennial Park Monday, the first day the playground re-opened since closing late-March due to concerns around spreading COVID-19. /NICOLE BREED […]

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 […]
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