Safe shelter: homes needed

November 14, 2019 The Goat
By Andru McCracken When things get tense at home, when tempers flare and stress builds, women in the valley have a place to go if they fear for their safety: it’s a long running program […]

Local glaciers fading fast

November 13, 2019 The Goat
By Andru McCracken If you hoped that the cold wet weather we experienced this summer may have built up local glaciers like Castle Creek or Zillmer, or even slowed their fate, think again. In fact, […]

Poaching in the Raush

November 12, 2019 The Goat
By Andru McCracken Devanee Cardinal is getting the word out that hunters aren’t welcome on her family’s land up the Raush without permission and is signing the property to make it clear what is private […]

Local man on the Italian campaign

November 11, 2019 The Goat
19-year-old Joe Sivecki volunteered for service in the Canadian army in 1942 and served with the Seaforth Highlanders during World War II. In Italy, Sivecki was a part of an important bridgehead for which a Canadian man was awarded the Victoria Cross. […]

Refuge for Train Travellers

November 10, 2019 The Goat
By Andru McCracken Passengers departing Valemount on VIA Rail who hold a valid ticket will have access to the Valemount Hotel waiting room and pub. Last winter, the Rocky Mountain Goat covered the story of […]

Pipeline to pay millions in taxes

November 8, 2019 The Goat
By Andru McCracken According to Trans Mountain, the new twinned pipeline through the valley is estimated to be worth more than a billion dollars as it spans the Regional District of Fraser Fort George from […]

Blue River gives out local trail passes

November 6, 2019 The Goat
By Andru McCracken Providing free trail passes to local business owners, locals and private property owners in Blue River is paying off in spades for the Blue River Powder Packers, despite the loss of revenue […]

EV Network is growing

November 5, 2019 The Goat
By Andru McCracken Valemount and McBride both have new Level 3 charging stations. BC Hydro’s Bob Gammer made the journey to McBride and Jen Walker-Larsen came to Valemount to open up the communities’ newest infrastructure, […]

Protestor detained near Valemount

November 4, 2019 The Goat
By Andru McCracken The Tiny House Warrior Kanahus Manuel and another protestor named Isha Jules were taken into custody on October 19 and spent the weekend in jail after an incident near Moonbeam Creek, about […]
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