Mayors and Councillors from McBride and Valemount participated in the 2016 Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) Convention at the end of September for the annual opportunity to meet with other government representatives, share visions and concerns for their region, and participate in some excellent presentations and workshops.
As official representatives of each Village, the following summarization of events was given by Mayor Loranne Martin of McBride, and Mayor Jeannette Townsend of Valemount.
The Robson Valley Mountain Bike Association is pleased to announce the completion of three new trails. The trails can be accessed from the parking lot on Rainbow Road FSR at Kilometre 1 for hikers and cross-country mountain bikers, or Kilometre 3 for downhill mountain bikers.Read more
In this Fire Prevention Week issue we are featuring the fire chiefs from McBride and Valemount.
There are a lot of responsibilities on the shoulders of fire chiefs. They are responsible for all the operations of the Fire Hall, including personnel safety training and operations of the building and equipment.Read more
On Sunday afternoon, October 2, about 15 to 20 people braved the weather and participated in a hike to Kinney Lake below Mt. Robson where they were treated to the music coming from two alphorns played by Dunster residents Jane Houlden and Keith Berg. Other hikers joined the group when they heard the music coming from the shores of the mountain lake.Read more
On Sept. 28 Kinder Morgan Canada (KMC) undertook an emergency response exercise from the boat launch at Moose Lake in Mt. Robson Provincial Park.
The purpose of the exercise was to ensure that the boat launch is a viable KMC spill control point. It also provided KMC personnel another opportunity to practice deployment and towing skills in a lake environment. Read more