Spawning salmon arrive!

August 10, 2010 The Goat
The Chinook Salmon have returned to Swift Creek in Valemount. The 1300-kilometre journey is one of the longest made by migratory Chinook anywhere in the world. Only about 25 out of 100 survive the journey […]
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Robson Valley Music Festival Aug. 20-22 2010

August 10, 2010 The Goat
The Robson Valley Music festival is approaching and organizers are expecting this year to be the biggest yet. Shasara Gustafson says they expect at least 1300 people this year on their one-square-kilometre property in Dunster […]
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Accordions and harps? Yes, way.

August 3, 2010 The Goat
Harpers’ colony. No, it isn’t our Prime Minister’s shovel-ready plan to give his family jobs. The harp players are not on the provincial government’s slate either. But wait. These well-postured musicians are hauling their instruments […]
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Village tackles invasive plants

July 28, 2010 The Goat
Spotted Knapweed can hold on 30 years, experts say. Spotted knapweed, Oxeye daisy, and Sweet White Clover. At first glance, they are pretty flowers growing hay-wire in the ditches. But Andrea Eastham of the Northwest […]
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First mud bog races in Valemount

July 28, 2010 The Goat
Get ready for mud to fly, Valemount. The village’s first mud bog races are here July 31st to Aug. 1st with up to $8,000 in prizes if your vehicle can clamber through the muddy pit. […]
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New donair shop for Valemount

July 28, 2010 The Goat
Shirley and Mazen Haymour are opening the Valley’s first Donair shop “Diamond H Donairs.” The retired Edmonton couple began sweeping up the old Pizza shop in the Karas strip mall where the new restaurant will […]
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Jail birds unlikely to fly in the Valley

July 20, 2010 The Goat
As the deadline approaches for a report to reach Valemount council on the potential for a prison in the village, spokespeople from B.C. Corrections and Corrections Canada say there is no intention to expand this […]
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