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 […]

BKB mill back in business

March 9, 2018 The Goat 0

By Andru McCracken BKB Cedar has re-opened. Owner Raj Basran said that getting the mill running took everything they had and then some. “It’s a pretty big investment for us,” he said. Its first day […]

At long last

February 19, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken Valemount’s latest fast food restaurant is open. Subway opened last Thursday after about 8 months of construction. Owner Richard Koprivnjak said he’s pleased to be open. He’s also taking resumes.

New gas station proposed on 17th

January 9, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken A Red Deer based company, Emerald Developments, is proposing a new gas station and convenience store for the south end of Valemount at 1400 17th Avenue near Highway 5. The land is […]

New Internet company promises more speed

December 28, 2017 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken In their most recent agenda McBride Council formed a committee to pursue better internet speeds, but a new internet company Monashee Communications, may already have the job in the bag. Currently upload […]

McBride’s Gigglin Grizzly to close

December 17, 2017 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken A major place for adults to drink and eat in McBride is closing. Friday December 15th will be the Gigglin Grizzly Pub’s last day. “It’s with extremely heavy hearts that we make […]

Heli-skiers opposed to pipeline timing

November 30, 2017 The Goat 4

Detailed pipeline route hearings coming this February by Andru McCracken Some people may be waiting for the pipeline to start breaking ground, but the reality is the exact route that the pipeline will take past […]

Local power: why the lights stayed on

November 25, 2017 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken A problem with power transmission lines near Kamloops almost took the power out on November 7th. BC Hydro made automated telephone calls to residents warning them of an emergency outage from 6-8pm, […]

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