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Confronting rec user issues head on

March 14, 2013 The Goat 0

Some of you may have already heard about the proposed Jasper park backcountry closures that could fence off close to 20 per cent of the park to winter tourists. Parks Canada plans to close large […]

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How to convey the excitement

March 11, 2013 The Goat 0

While talking to Andreas Thoni about the bike park Master Plan, my fellow media interviewer asked an excellent question – how do we communicate how exciting this project really is? Not only how exciting, but […]

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What happened at council?

March 11, 2013 The Goat 0

Have you ever been to a council meeting or have you been to a council meeting recently? When you come away have you clearly understood the ‘happenings’ or the results? Are the practices and systems […]

Next steps on youth funding

March 10, 2013 The Goat 0

How to improve the lives of Valemount’s youth: that was the subject of a second meeting following up on the Give Youth a Voice initiative. The second meeting was held to decide how $25,000 of […]

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Get off of your TV and into your TV

February 12, 2013 The Goat 0

Channel #653. Can you believe it? Valemount’s community TV station is now being carried on satellite service to customers across BC and Canada. Why would other Canadians care about Valemount TV? Ask me why I […]

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Enterprising spirit alive and well

January 21, 2013 The Goat 0

The construction of the Crystal Ridge sled-assisted ski hill upholds a tradition of local enterprise. In the 1950s, it was power for the town. A group of women raised money to bring electrical power here […]

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