Clean Heat from wood

January 17, 2020 The Goat
By Andru McCracken Frances LeClerc is heating his home just outside of Valemount with a German-designed boiler and he believes this technology could help Valemount grow and prosper. The system uses high-tech automation to burn […]

Trans Mountain worker camp approved

January 10, 2020 The Goat
By Andru McCracken The Regional District of Fraser Fort George has granted a Temporary Use Permit for a proposed camp that will house as many as 900 people just south of the community at the […]

New shelter for women, children in Valemount

December 14, 2019 The Goat
By Andru McCracken The Province announced 14 units of affordable housing for women in children for Valemount November 25. The units will be managed by Robson Valley Community Services, augmenting their Safe Shelter program. Across […]

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 […]
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