Sawmill stories

March 24, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken You may have heard an old timer wax poetic about the hundreds of small mills that dotted the countryside between the provincial border and Prince George, mills creating poles, posts, railroad ties, […]

Million dollar sewer upgrade

March 23, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken On March 9, McBride heard word that it would receive close to a million dollars to pour into its storm water drains and sanitary sewer project. The municipality installed a new eco-sensitive […]

Local clubs discuss downturn in sledders

March 22, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken Up in Valemount While Valemount is seeing “extremely low numbers” of sledders right now, trail pass sales this winter are up slightly from last year. “The average this season compared to last […]

185 hectares

March 21, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken The Province has transferred 185 hectares of Crown land to the Simpcw First Nation, parcels in Tete Jaune Cache and close to Valemount. The Minister of Forests, Doug Donaldson, said it is […]

MP wants more firearm screening

March 20, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken The Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies is letting everyone know he supports increased screening for firearms acquisition. Bob Zimmer said Canada has good screening now, but he supports more. […]

Out of the ashes

March 19, 2018 The Goat 0

by Sydney Philpott BKB Cedar sent out their first truck on Friday, March 9th. The BKB Cedar mill is back up and running, but not without some challenges. After insurance was settled, owner Raj Basran […]

Outcry over possible school closure

March 17, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken Whether the McBride Elementary school stays in its current building or ‘co-locates’ with the McBride Secondary School is not on the table for the 2018-2019 school year. But with combined enrolment numbers […]

A world of help

March 16, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken Donalda gave a talk about her work with the Stopping the Violence program. It was real. We hope to profile the program in depth in the near future. Women’s Health Fair uncovered […]

Valemount College seeks students

March 15, 2018 The Goat 0

By Andru McCracken Eric Kromhout and his executive assistant Ruby Hogg are getting things started at Valemount College with some workshops and an approved curriculum for full courses is on the horizon. The first educational […]

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