NOW IN BUSINESS: Exploring Xplornet

December 30, 2019 The Goat
Local providers level the playing field By Andru McCracken With the addition of new local installers, an established internet option just became more competitive and feasible for local residents. Wade Haydon and Mel Dressler are […]

Utility increase paused until New Year

December 29, 2019 The Goat
By Andru McCracken Council’s decision to forge ahead with an unpopular utility increase has halted for the time being. Councilor Hollie Blanchette pressed pause on third reading asking for time to reassess the situation and […]

Local wildlife tour company fined

December 15, 2019 The Goat
By Goat Staff A Blue River wildlife tour company has been given a precedent-setting fine from the Conservation Officer Service. Siblings Russell and Debra Critchlow were both fined $17,400, and the money is to be […]

Glacier Resort: 5-year extension possible

December 4, 2019 The Goat
By Andru McCracken Even though Valemount Glacier Destinations Resort has not started construction, the project isn’t necessarily dead in the water if they fail to begin operating by March 2022. In fact, the “default provision,” […]

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 […]
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