It’s about to go downhill

December 15, 2019 The Goat
By Andru McCracken It’s time to take the next steps towards developing skiing in Valemount. At a recent annual general meeting of YORA more than 50 people attended. Why? On the agenda was a plan […]
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Editorial: Sleep away, serial killer

December 5, 2019 The Goat
By Andru McCracken A couple weeks ago I was contacted by a woman with an unsettling story of being stalked in Prince George. It happened two years ago and triggered a police review which has […]

No one wants to raise taxes

November 24, 2019 The Goat
By Laura Keil “No one wants to raise taxes.” This was repeated by Council members at last week’s Council meeting where Council unanimously agreed to raise water and sewer rates by 8.5%. I’m going to […]

Fragmentation: The Tribalisation of Politics

November 21, 2019 The Goat
By Gwynne Dyer In most democratic countries economic self-interest is no longer driving voters’ choices. Tribalism is taking its place, and that is not an improvement. Take three quite different countries, all unable to get […]

Room for everybody

November 15, 2019 The Goat
By Andru McCracken They take up the most space and time on social media, they dominate my personal Facebook experience and if you would just listen and do a little research on your own you […]

Ambazonia

November 9, 2019 The Goat
By Gwynne Dyer Sometimes Donald Trump gets it right. In February he cut off US military aid to the central African country of Cameroon because of its appalling human rights record. Last Friday he acted […]

Editorial: Let’s burn it right

November 6, 2019 The Goat
By Andru McCracken Valemount Village Council has asked staff to draft a clean air bylaw at the request of the Clean Air Task Force. It’s a good step, and just one in a suite of […]

Empathy, I’ve got a little

October 30, 2019 The Goat
By Andru McCracken Like any corporation, the McBride Community Forest Corporation has a lot to balance. But the McBride Community Forest Corporation is much much more than just a corporation. Clawing itself back from years […]
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