In Friday’s newsletter I shared an all-time great Facebook post:
Fortunately, the person who made that posting was kind enough to indulge my desire to meet this goat, despite her concerns. I went out, did a short interview … then spent about twenty minutes trying to figure out how to get out of there as the goat (named Gord-o) continuously headbutted me, all the way back to my car where I was still not left alone:
Upon arriving home I showed the footage to my wife, whose uncle raised goats, and she informed me that Gord-o was playing — if the goat had been upset, I would have been kicked and rammed hard, as it was he was just trying to engage in play and I should have given out scritches. Regrets! But I did get a story out of it and you can see Gord-o’s behaviour in the embedded video:
Shortly after that Gord-o was sent to a (non-meat) farm with other goats:
We’re all rooting for you, Gord-o.
“Quesnel” is a big one.
City council is tonight but I already wrote my preview in the Friday letter. They are giving out another Freedom of the City honour tonight, which is awfully fast since the last one just happened.
Two Prince George residents have added their names to the list of people who have completed all six major world marathons.
The UHNBC drummers held a three-year celebreation of healthcare workers. There was also a Special Olympics inclusion fair.
“People think overdoses are suicide but they’re really getting killed by fentanyl.”
Delta Police sent some officers all the way up to Prince George to make an arrest which, I confess, I didn’t realize was a thing that could happen (it is rare).
The Spruce Kings season has wrapped (they are in the playoffs).
I found this post from someone who spent spring break in the city interesting, in part because they didn’t just complain about it.
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Enjoyed the multiple versions of this story. Nice to see it also make it onto The National's moment.