Demolition tops the list

Demolition tops the list

Jasper Legion running out of ideas for former school The Jasper Legion has applied for a demolition permit to tear down the space formerly used by Ècole Desrochers. The application ...

Run-off closes Cavell Road

Run-off closes Cavell Road

Cavell Tarn overflowed Saturday morning, washing out the road immediately below the parking lot and indefinitely closing the Mount Edith Cavell day-use area to visitors. According ...

Century-long history

Century-long history

Like so much in Jasper, the history of Anglican worship began with the railroad workers, who arrived to lay tracks through what was then the town of Fitzhugh. Those services took p ...

Day in the life: Paul Schmidt of Jasper Victim Services

Day in the life: Paul Schmidt of Jasper Victim Services

Paul Schmidt will be the first to tell you he is an emotional guy—and he’s proud of that fact. It’s his job as director of the Jasper Victim Services Unit to support victims of cri ...

Photo gallery: 10 years of valley vibes

Photo gallery: 10 years of valley vibes

Dunster proved itself—yet again—as a hub of fresh, exciting new music last weekend, as an eclectic lineup of artists took the stage during the 10th annual Robson Valley Music Festi ...

Lions’ donation helps ultrasound training

Lions’ donation helps ultrasound training

“Wanna see your heart?” Dr. Declan Unsworth stood holding a small white instrument, attached to what looked like an off-brand laptop, in the Seton Healthcare Centre Aug. 14. He wan ...

NATIONAL PARK NEWS: Aug. 21, 2014

NATIONAL PARK NEWS: Aug. 21, 2014

Jasper National Park’s visitor safety team and initial attack (fire) crew, as well as other supporting staff, recently participated in a fire and rescue training scenario to hone t ...

Century-long history

Like so much in Jasper, the history of Anglican worship began with the railroad workers, who arrived to lay tracks through what was then the town of Fitzhugh. Those services took place in a tent as early as 1909, and were lead by a travelling missionary named Rev. Walter Leversedge. It wasn’t until 1914 that more ...

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IN BRIEF: Aug. 21, 2014

Dam repairs The Cabin Lake dam is in for some upgrades. Last year Parks Canada had a dam review completed and now it is hiring an engineer to complete a further assessment, as well as come up with a design for the work—which, funding permitting, will be completed next year. The upgrades are preventative, acco more ...

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Rootin’ tootin’ rodeo

With spit-shined belt buckles and scuffed up boots, some of the world’s top cowboys and girls moseyed into Jasper last week to compete in the 88th annual Jasper Heritage Rodeo. The four-day professional rodeo event had athletes competing in everything from barrel racing to steer wrestling, calf roping and bul more ...

August 20, 2014 (0) comments

Rootin’ tootin’ rodeo

With spit-shined belt buckles and scuffed up boots, some of the world’s top cowboys and girls moseyed into Jasper last week to compete in the 88th annual Jasper Heritage Rodeo. The four-day professional rodeo event had athletes competing in everything from barrel racing to steer wrestling, calf roping and bul more ...

August 20, 2014 (0) comments

Legion needs cooperation from Parks

The Jasper Legion is an institution. Not only did CBC Radio’s Jian Ghomeshi rate it as one of his top five venues in the world, putting it alongside the likes of the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco and Massey Hall in Toronto, it’s also beloved by the community. But, despite its reputation, the Legi more ...

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  • IN BRIEF: Aug. 21, 2014

    Dam repairs The Cabin Lake dam is in for some upgrades. Last year Parks Canada had a dam review completed and now it is hiring an engineer to complete more ...

    August 20, 2014
  • Legion needs cooperation from Parks

    The Jasper Legion is an institution. Not only did CBC Radio’s Jian Ghomeshi rate it as one of his top five venues in the world, putting it alongside t more ...

    August 20, 2014
  • Inching closer to new tourism brand

    Come November, Jasper will be sporting a new and improved brand. It will be one that evokes an emotional response and resonates with active explorers, more ...

    August 20, 2014
  • Demolition tops the list

    Jasper Legion running out of ideas for former school The Jasper Legion has applied for a demolition permit to tear down the space formerly used by Èco more ...

    August 20, 2014
  • Run-off closes Cavell Road

    Cavell Tarn overflowed Saturday morning, washing out the road immediately below the parking lot and indefinitely closing the Mount Edith Cavell day-us more ...

    August 20, 2014
  • Robin Campbell: Where were you?

    Dear Editor, This past week, as PC heavyweight Doug Horner was doing all he could to avoid responsibility for the mismanagement of government aircraft more ...

    August 20, 2014
  • Open letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper

    Dear Editor, On June 4 the Ottawa Citizen reported that your Government Operations Centre (GOC) sent an email to all federal departments—presumably in more ...

    August 13, 2014
  • Time for changes to national park air quality

    Dear Editor, It is troubling that a visit to Jasper can pose a threat to one’s family’s health or even their lives because of air pollution. The natio more ...

    August 06, 2014
  • Concerns remain for Maligne Lake

    Dear Editor, No hotel at Maligne Lake. Frankly, what’s the difference? While Parks Canada has denied Maligne Tours’ request to build a luxury hotel at more ...

    August 06, 2014
  • Favourite old boots in the closet

    Dear Editor, The Maligne Tours proposal for overnight accommodation at Maligne Lake electrified and angered many national park lovers and was viewed b 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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