Editorial: Evacuate planet Ylenol!!!

April 16, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken, Editor Imagine life on planet Ylenol. The Ylenos who live there were never allowed to articulate the things they most need. If a Yleno mentioned what they needed they would be immediately […]

Editorial: Dealing with doomsayers

April 2, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken, Editor “The era of good is gone,” they say.  A fresh batch of converts sing in haunting harmony how things are getting worse. “We’re damned,” they cry. “All is lost,” they wallow. […]

Editorial: Earning your keep

March 25, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken, Editor What do we get when we send councillors to the annual convention of the Union of BC Municipalities? Here’s why I ask. At last week’s council meeting, council made changes to […]

Editorial: Historic investors

March 18, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken, Editor I’m happy the Simpcw First Nation has secured some private land in the Valemount area. In an age when getting Crown land is nearly impossible, it may make them seem incredibly […]

Editorial: Let’s own the good news

March 12, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken, Editor Nobody said that keeping our resource-based communities thriving was going to be easy, but grant me this small conceit: when things go right, let’s celebrate. In a recent interview with Business […]

Into the fray

March 5, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken, Editor Politics is an intriguing field. Why do people sign up for it? The perks are not what you would expect. The pay is miserly, the hours are awful, people seek you […]

Editorial: An epic reversal of fortunes

February 27, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken, Editor If it hadn’t happened so many times in a row I wouldn’t mention it. But on three separate occasions, new residents said they had heard about plans for Valemount’s glacier ski […]

Editorial: Ten wonderful things

February 12, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken, Editor Today over coffee I was pondering all the people in my life that are really screwed up and would benefit from practicing some gratitude… I heard a story on CBC about […]

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