Jasper climber rescued from Mount Unwin

Jasper climber rescued from Mount Unwin

While sitting on the side of Mount Unwin with a severely broken ankle, July 21, Sean Prockter channelled his inner Aron Ralston, filming short videos to document his wait for help. ...

No hotel for Maligne Lake, says Parks

No hotel for Maligne Lake, says Parks

Parks Canada has accepted Maligne Tours Ltd.’s proposal for redevelopment at Maligne Lake, but has said no to the 66-room hotel that was the plan’s flagship development. On July 25 ...

Road closures for utility replacements

Road closures for utility replacements

Spruce and Pine avenues will be closed for much of the summer, while the municipality replaces water and sewer lines on the 800 block of Connaught Drive, in preparation for paving ...

Wallace sets sights on Munga

Wallace sets sights on Munga

You likely won’t hear Jasper’s mountain biking prodigy bragging over beers in the bar, but anyone who’s seen him ride will tell you that Cory Wallace is on a whole different level. ...

Jasper seeks international title

Jasper seeks international title

Judgement day has come and gone and now the community will have to wait until September to find out how it faired in the international Communities in Bloom competition. This year’s ...

‘Epicness all around’ at RVMF

‘Epicness all around’ at RVMF

The Robson Valley Music Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and it might just be the last time festival-goers ever get to see Mamaguroove play live. Shara Gusta ...

NATIONAL PARK NEWS: July 31, 2014

NATIONAL PARK NEWS: July 31, 2014

On Aug. 4, 1914, the British and German Empires declared war and plunged the world into four years of dark conflict. The war galvanized Canadians from coast to coast in one common ...

Swimming through the years

The Jasper Aquatic Centre may be celebrating its 25th anniversary, but the history surrounding the big glass building reaches much further into the past. It begins in 1948, when Parks Canada built a 50-metre outdoor swimming pool. For 36 years it ran that pool, and during that time an aquatic society, competi more ...

July 23, 2014 (0) comments

Farm to table dinner at JPL

Jasperites are invited to the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Aug. 5, for a dinner as fresh as they come. For the second year in a row, the lodge has partnered with McBride’s Twin Meadows Organics to provide an evening filled with delicious treats grown right here in the region. As well as dinner prepared with lo more ...

July 30, 2014 (0) comments

Red Fins swim to success

Earlier this month, five of the Jasper Red Fins swimmers and their coach traveled to St. Albert to compete in their annual swim meet. The team of six swam in many different events including backstroke, freestyle and individual medley, tallying up five first place finishes and six second place finishes.   more ...

July 30, 2014 (0) comments

Art auction returns

The Jasper Anglican Church will transform into an art gallery Aug. 1, in time for its bi-annual art auction. As well as being a major fundraiser for the church, the event is an opportunity for local art lovers to snag some high-quality works at below-retail prices. Retired rector David Prowse explained that m more ...

July 30, 2014 (0) comments

Precedent-setting decision for Maligne Lake

There was a short moment on Friday morning where it appeared the public had succeeded in stopping the development of overnight accommodation at Maligne Lake. The news was Parks Canada had denied Maligne Tours Ltd.’s controversial proposal for a 66-suite hotel on the shores of the iconic lake. For a split seco more ...

July 30, 2014 (0) comments
  • Farm to table dinner at JPL

    Jasperites are invited to the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Aug. 5, for a dinner as fresh as they come. For the second year in a row, the lodge has part more ...

    July 30, 2014
  • IN BRIEF: July 31, 2014

    Wildfire update Fire activity has significantly decreased in Banff National Park and the Spreading Creek Wildfire has been contained, leaving Highway more ...

    July 30, 2014
  • Precedent-setting decision for Maligne Lake

    There was a short moment on Friday morning where it appeared the public had succeeded in stopping the development of overnight accommodation at Malign more ...

    July 30, 2014
  • Jasper climber rescued from Mount Unwin

    While sitting on the side of Mount Unwin with a severely broken ankle, July 21, Sean Prockter channelled his inner Aron Ralston, filming short videos more ...

    July 30, 2014
  • No hotel for Maligne Lake, says Parks

    Parks Canada has accepted Maligne Tours Ltd.’s proposal for redevelopment at Maligne Lake, but has said no to the 66-room hotel that was the plan’s fl more ...

    July 30, 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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