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Locals awarded millions in labour ruling

September 14, 2010 The Goat
A B.C. Labour Relations Board decision could mean more cash in the pockets of an estimated 130 former employees of the Valemount sawmill, after Carrier Lumber Ltd. lost an appeal to the labour board. The […]
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Where is the Goat?

September 4, 2010 The Goat
The phone rang on a Thursday morning. The voice on the other end was sharp and to the point. “People are now expecting it, and they are wondering why it is not here.” The paper […]

Canoe River train crash memorial

August 31, 2010 The Goat
Dozens of war veterans, cadets and dignitaries will be in Valemount Sept. 10-12 for the 60th anniversary of the Canoe River train crash that killed 17 soldiers who were en route to Korea. On that […]
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Instrument makers in the valley

August 22, 2010 The Goat
Larry Stamm’s workshop is where the music happens.   Actually most of the sounds are not very musical: mostly it’s chiselling, band sawing, and torching.   “It all starts with a chunk of wood,” Stamm […]

Via train: Jasper-Robson Valley

August 18, 2010 The Goat
The Continental Divide may split the Robson Valley and Jasper along the B.C.-Alberta border, but many tourists are finding that crossing the provincial line is a fabulous way to tour. Ina Mentzel from Germany is […]
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Cougar kills in Dunster

August 18, 2010 The Goat
Just down the hill from where Angeline lives with her German Shepherd Sasha in Dunster is a pit in the earth. Something dug a hole, and now the dog has dug it up. Angeline, who […]
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McBride mills to re-open?

August 18, 2010 The Goat
While industry contacts remain tight-lipped, local sources say a firm called Goldstar Corp. is in discussions with the owners of the McBride Forest Industry (MFI) veneer plant and Medley Cedar mill to potentially re-open them […]
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