According to traffic use studies, traffic along Highway 16 West and Highway 5 South from the junction north of Valemount is steadily increasing, and that trend is expected to continue as use of this route to the south grows and Valemount’s tourism industry expands, especially with the recent announcement of the Valemount Glacier Destinations (VGD) Master Development Agreement. Read more
Once again VCTV has been nominated for a Tuned In Canada Award. This year’s nomination category is for “Best Customer Service Story” for coverage of small events. This is the third time VCTV has been nominated, with wins in 2014 and 2016 in the category of Best Entertainment Programming for their “Discover Valemount” series, co-produced with Tourism Valemount. Read more
The community of McBride showed a collective strength and determination to overcome after fire destroyed a local mill. The BKB Cedar mill, a major employer in McBride, suffered devastation when a fire that began on Wednesday April 5 consumed the building and overall site.
Fire crews were kept busy as a large mulch pile on the property continued to flare up. Read more