Certified heliport planned for Jasper

Certified heliport planned for Jasper

If all goes as planned, in a little more than a year—possibly even sooner—Jasper will have a newly built, completely certified heliport. And it wont cost the municipality a penny. ...

Proposed development for 306 Connaught

Proposed development for 306 Connaught

The owners of the former home of Everything But—on the east end of Connaught Drive—hope to demolish the old, dilapidated structure and replace it with a mixed commercial and reside ...

Jasper Seniors Bus rolling to a stop

Jasper Seniors Bus rolling to a stop

Every Friday for the last 20 years, seniors have been picked up from their homes and driven downtown to shop, run errands and visit the doctor. It’s a service that was identified a ...

Tour of Alberta waits on financial commitment

Tour of Alberta waits on financial commitment

Jasper’s spot in the 2015 Tour of Alberta is in the hands of Tourism Jasper and Parks Canada. Council has already committed $60,000 toward the rights fee for hosting a finish line— ...

Jasper’s storytellers raise funds for girls hockey

Jasper’s storytellers raise funds for girls hockey

The lights are dim, with a spotlight hovering over a single microphone. First on stage is Niki Wilson. The local science writer was at the Downstream Restaurant and Lounge to share ...

This is Bill Durst

This is Bill Durst

Bill Durst will tell you he’s a humble man. He’ll tell you several times, actually. Of course, he’ll usually tell you after saying something like this: “Basically, there is not a p ...

National Park News: Snowshoeing in Jasper

National Park News: Snowshoeing in Jasper

If you have yet to be bitten by the showshoeing bug, it’s time to take the plunge. Snowshoeing is one of the fastest growing outdoor winter sports in North America, and Jasper Nati ...

Council briefs: Nov. 18, 2014

Motion of support for Evergreens To help with its grant applications, the Evergreens Foundation requested that each of its partici more ...

November 26, 2014

Photo gallery: Learn to curl

Brand new curlers—folks who had never before held a broom on the ice—took to the curling rink the last two Wednesdays to try their more ...

November 26, 2014

A Diva-Licious evening

“It’s probably the party of the year in Jasper.” Sue McCarthy is really excited for this year’s Diva-Licious fundraiser. The co-ch more ...

November 26, 2014

Keep the bus rolling

At this time of year, as the snow and the ice pile up on the sidewalks, it’s nearly impossible to maneuver your way through town w more ...

November 26, 2014

‘Selfish’ to put recreation over preservation

Dear Editor, Re: Backcountry users not the demons they’re painted to be, Nov. 20, 2014 Ms.Klettl, thou dost protest too much, me t more ...

November 26, 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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