Seniors rally to stay in Valemount

November 30, 2019 The Goat
By Andru McCracken Residents of Valemount in need of long-term care are forced from the community, but members of a new committee called ‘Valemount Cares’ are desperately trying to change that – for their friends, […]
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New rules for housing

November 27, 2019 The Goat
By Andru McCracken At their last council meeting Valemount’s mayor and council made major changes to rules around building homes in Valemount that could increase housing supply and density in the village. Council passed third […]

Despite grant, utility rates going up

November 25, 2019 The Goat
By Laura Keil Valemount Council unanimously agreed to hike utility fees again for Valemount residents at their Nov. 12th meeting. Council approved an 8.5% increase on water and sewer fees and 3% increase for garbage. […]

Council eyes another utility increase

November 20, 2019 The Goat
By Laura Keil Council was slated to consider another utility fee increase in 2020 at this week’s Council meeting (after presstime). The proposed increase is part of a previously-approved 9-year plan that will bring rates […]

Valemount Council: Clean Air and Cooperation

November 3, 2019 The Goat
By Andru McCracken The Village of Valemount held their regularly scheduled meeting on October 22, 2019. Mayor Owen Torgerson, Sheri Gee, Hollie Blanchette, Donnie MacLean and Pete Pearson were present. There were no public comments. […]

New horizons in… foreclosure?

October 31, 2019 The Goat
By Andru McCracken Canada’s leading provider of mortgage default property management services Veranova is setting up shop in Valemount. They are advertising for employees. Among the qualifications you will need to win the job of […]

RVs: Living on the edge in the TNRD

September 24, 2019 The Goat
By Andru McCracken When Tom Coles began sharing the rules regarding recreational vehicles on private property in the Thompson-Nicola Regional District (TNRD), social media users were quick to accuse him of lying about the rules […]