Jim Eglinski elected Yellowhead MP

Jim Eglinski elected Yellowhead MP

Conservative candidate Jim Eglinski was elected MP of the Yellowhead riding Nov. 17, in a federal byelection to replace recently departed MP Rob Merrifield. After all 284 polls wer ...

Mos for men’s health

Mos for men’s health

Dozens of men are wandering around Jasper with scruffy lip foliage this month. Although many, if not most, acknowledge it’s not the most flattering of looks, they’re keeping their ...

Day in the Life of a lift mechanic

Day in the Life of a lift mechanic

On a typical work day, Len Sowden gets up at 6 a.m. He climbs into a Ford F-250, picks up a group of his co-workers and, after a quick stop at Tim Horton’s, trundles up to Marmot B ...

Mad deer disease moves westward

Mad deer disease moves westward

Canadian deer are becoming zombified by a self-perpetuating disease. The disease is spreading westward and has the potential to end up on the doorstep of Jasper National Park. It’s ...

Jasper photographers peel away the layers

Jasper photographers peel away the layers

For the last 20 years, Hannelie and Braam Swanepoel have been working as a photography duo, shooting weddings, families, babies, sports, nature, wildlife and landscapes—you name it ...

Photo Gallery: Marmot opens for the season

Photo Gallery: Marmot opens for the season

After last week’s dump of snow, skiers and boarders were chomping at the bit, waiting for Marmot Basin to open Nov. 14. Opening day saw the diehards—including Jasper the Bear—show ...

National Park News: Wildfire Season 2014

National Park News: Wildfire Season 2014

Despite a critically dry summer season, it was an uncharacteristically slow year for wildfires in Jasper National Park. The team responded to only 10 wildfires which—because they h ...

Gas station robber caught on tape

A man broke into the Petro Canada at the east end of town Nov. 16 and stole cigarettes, lottery tickets and electronics. The theft more ...

November 20, 2014

Glaciers fall short in provincial semi-final

After a solid win in the provincial quarterfinal, the Glaciers couldn’t quite get on track against the defending provincial champi more ...

November 20, 2014

Shop local: Christmas craft fair

Local artisans showed off their latest innovations, as well as their tried and true creations at the annual Christmas Craft Fair, more ...

November 20, 2014

Movember breaks down walls

Although it may seem like a distant memory, it was only three and a half weeks ago that Jasper’s men were walking around baby face more ...

November 20, 2014

Backcountry users not the demons they’re painted to be

Dear Editor, Re: Caribou Breeding Program Loses Support (Nov. 13) Your article on this was well reported; informative and the comp more ...

November 20, 2014
  • Gas station robber caught on tape

    A man broke into the Petro Canada at the east end of town Nov. 16 and stole cigarettes, lottery tickets and electronics. The theft occurred in the ear more ...

    November 20, 2014
  • In brief: council’s strategic priorities, pipeline shot with rifle

    Council presents its priorities Council has released its strategic priorities for the next three years. The document is available on the municipal web more ...

    November 20, 2014
  • Movember breaks down walls

    Although it may seem like a distant memory, it was only three and a half weeks ago that Jasper’s men were walking around baby faced, after a good, cle more ...

    November 20, 2014
  • Jim Eglinski elected Yellowhead MP

    Conservative candidate Jim Eglinski was elected MP of the Yellowhead riding Nov. 17, in a federal byelection to replace recently departed MP Rob Merri more ...

    November 20, 2014
  • Mos for men’s health

    Dozens of men are wandering around Jasper with scruffy lip foliage this month. Although many, if not most, acknowledge it’s not the most flattering of more ...

    November 20, 2014
  • Backcountry users not the demons they’re painted to be

    Dear Editor, Re: Caribou Breeding Program Loses Support (Nov. 13) Your article on this was well reported; informative and the complexities of a breedi more ...

    November 20, 2014
  • Choosing a Conservative candidate for Yellowhead

    Dear Editor, Jim Eglinski sounds like a perfect candidate to represent the Harper government. In his own words: “I’m going to be sitting in the back r more ...

    November 05, 2014
  • On the subject of everyday heroes

    Dear Editor, Sorry to hear your website was under assault last week. The article on Christopher Bollyn would have generated lively debate in your comm more ...

    October 29, 2014
  • Inspiration for space exploration

    Dear Editor, I wasn’t sure what to expect before attending the two-hour presentation with Jay Ingram and Chris Hadfield this past weekend, but when th more ...

    October 29, 2014
  • Clean up after your pooch

    Dear Editor, Is leaving your full poo-doggie-bags on town trails, benches, rocks and sidewalks a new trend in our beautiful park? Be responsible and d more ...

    October 22, 2014
  • From the new guy

    It was about 20 years ago that I first encountered Jasper. Back then I was a tourist enjoying one of my first exciting excursions through Northern Alb more ...

    August 16, 2012
  • A Few final words

    Before I spill the things  I mean to hide away or gouge my eyes with platitudes of sentiment, I’ll drown the urge for permanence and certai more ...

    August 08, 2012
  • Government jargon limits accessibility

    In journalism school, you’re taught to write at a Grade 8 level. That’s not to say journalists are incapable of using or understanding aca more ...

    August 01, 2012
  • Natural beauty right under our noses

    Like most people, a big part of what attracted me to Jasper was the natural beauty of this place. Exploring the rugged mountains, the crystal-clear la more ...

    July 25, 2012
  • Parks interpreter produces rare kayak video

    The unusually high water in Jasper in the past few weeks may have created problems for motorists and campers, but for kayakers it created a once-in-a- more ...

    July 19, 2012

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