Tour of Alberta sets sights on Jasper

Tour of Alberta sets sights on Jasper

Jasper has captured the attention of the Tour of Alberta. Organizers of the professional cycling event—which sees 120 world-class athletes cycle upwards of 700 kms in six days—atte ...

Thief targets Jasper bicycles

Thief targets Jasper bicycles

A rash of overnight thefts has left several Jasperites with empty bike racks. A number of bikes went missing sometime during the late night of Oct. 19 or early morning of Oct. 20. ...

Jasper Pride society earns Alberta Tourism Award

Jasper Pride society earns Alberta Tourism Award

Travel Alberta gave the Jasper Pride Festival Society a belated birthday present earlier this week, when the one-year-old society was awarded an Alberta Tourism Award (ALTO), Oct. ...

Annual park forum: residents concerned about increased visitation

Annual park forum: residents concerned about increased visitation

Increasing the park’s visitation and maintaining its ecological integrity were at the forefront of Parks Canada’s message during its 14th annual public forum Oct. 15. Parks billed ...

2014 Root Romp results and photos

2014 Root Romp results and photos

For the second year in a row, Keith Thibout was the fastest runner in the annual 10-kilometre Root Romp, Oct. 18, earning a gold medal in the adult male category. Thiboult complete ...

Defense carries Glaciers to fourth straight victory

Defense carries Glaciers to fourth straight victory

The Glacier defense played an outstanding home game, Oct. 17, scoring two touchdowns, to help the Glaciers defeat the Hinton Wolfpak 75–6. The defense was consistently in the Hinto ...

Caribou conservation and winter recreation in Jasper

Caribou conservation and winter recreation in Jasper

As of Nov. 1st, delayed winter access will be in effect for the ranges of the A La Peche, Tonquin and Brazeau caribou herds. This winter, work will also continue to enhance the Dec ...

Little White Church lives on

In 1911, before Jasper was even called Jasper, a young reverend named David Simpson sat in a pool hall, meeting with a small group more ...

August 27, 2014

Honouring Jasper’s ambassadors and businesses

Jasperites gathered together to recognize outstanding businesses and individuals who enhance Jasper as a destination and a home du more ...

October 22, 2014

First contact for Jasper Bearcats

The Jasper Bantam Bearcats had their first game on the road in Hinton last Friday evening, in front of a supportive, but anxious c more ...

October 23, 2014

Rocky Mountain explorer Mary Schäffer highlighted in book

If you lived in Philadelphia in the early 1900s, you likely would have known Mary Schäffer as a polite socialite. But if you lived more ...

October 22, 2014

Tour of Alberta: international exposure worth more than the fee

Over the course of a single September day, Jasper has the opportunity to grab the attention of millions of people around the world more ...

October 22, 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
  • Don’t pass the buck on tough decisions

    Dear Editor, I was somewhat alarmed when reading the article in last week’s Fitzhugh whereby council decided not to make a decision regarding the rode more ...

    October 22, 2014
  • If you ask for feedback, listen

    Dear Editor, I recently attended the Parks Forum at the activity centre. Participants were given an update of the past year, an overview of pressures more ...

    October 22, 2014
  • Public hangings, Jasper’s next big ‘visitor experience’

    Dear Editor, I can certainly understand Grant Potter’s frustration—as stated in the Letters to the Editor in your last edition—with the approval proce more ...

    October 15, 2014
  • A letter to Supt. Greg Fenton

    Dear Editor, Me again. To say that I was disappointed when I saw Parks Canada’s announcement that it will continue to consider tent cabins at Maligne more ...

    October 08, 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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