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Local restaurants preparing for upcoming farm-to-table festival

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodgewill be featured in Alberta on the Plate. | J.Stockfish photo Tekarra Lodge, Evil Dave’s Grill and Olive Bistro will be featured in Alberta on the Plate. | J.Stockfish photos Jason Stockfish | advertising@fitzhugh.ca Four local eateries will be showcased next month in the fourth annual “dine around” festival known as Alberta on the Plate. Running from Aug. 12-21, the province-wide ...

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Tips for supporting your immune system

The immune system is a powerful thing – helping us stay healthy as we come across germs throughout each day. Fortunately there are some things you can do to support the essential functioning of the immune system, including eating nutrient-rich foods and adopting healthy lifestyle behaviours. Here are some nutrients shown to be good for your immune system, and where to find them: Folate The body uses folate ...

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Kevin Kritiques: The Bad Guys

Kevin Lazzari | Special to the Fitzhugh It has finally happened where cartoons are becoming cool again. The last few years have been a bit dismal in the animation world. The folks at DreamWorks decided the world needed entertainment in the form of anthropomorphic animals. To add to the craziness, those animals were criminals that attempted to reform themselves as model citizens. Well, they had me at anthrop ...

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Exhibit helps public get under the surface of a glacier

Panel 2 of Jasper artist Pascale Robinson’s Athabasca Glacier offers a beautiful view of the icefields. | P.Robinson image Scott Hayes, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter | reporter@fitzhugh.ca A new exhibit hopes to shed more light on what glaciers are, what they do and why it’s so important to prevent them from shrinking any more. “Our Vanishing Glaciers” opens this weekend at the Jasper-Yellowhead Muse ...

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Photos: Discovering Canada’s Parks

Kai Pilgrim and his grandma Annemarie Pilgrim (left) and mother Merel Pilgrim show off a caribou antler that Karly Savoy, a member of Parks Canada’s Caribou Recovery Program, had on display for Parks Day on July 16. | J.Stockfish photos Jason Stockfish | advertising@fitzhugh.ca Residents and visitors celebrate their parks with a variety of activities during Parks Day at Robson Park and throughout Jasper Nat ...

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Opening delayed for Jasper Indigenous Exhibit

A work in progress. This complex centrepiece featuring a bronze eagle flying above a sphere etched with Indigenous words will be unveiled at the grand opening ceremony next year. | Supplied photo Peter Shokeir | editor@fitzhugh.ca The grand opening has been delayed for the Jasper Indigenous Exhibit near the Visitor Information Centre from Sept. 30 to some time in 2023. The Indigenous Exhibit Working Group a ...

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Love Your Lake: Show appreciation for lakes with Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge

Horseshoe Lake in Jasper National Park. July is Lakes Appreciation Month and Living Lakes Canada is inviting individuals across the country to show they love their lake by getting involved in the second annual Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge. | S.Hayes photo Scott Hayes, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter | reporter@fitzhugh.ca Quick question: how many lakes are there in Jasper National Park? Sure, you ...

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Kevin Kritiques: Thief

Kevin Lazzari | Special to the Fitzhugh If you have aspirations of becoming a safecracker the movie, “Thief” is your training film. The premise of the movie is that James Caan is a thief that can steal anything anytime. He does have a code and will only liberate certain items for loyal clients. I always get caught up in the whole code of ethics of a criminal. Are there certain lines that they will not cross ...

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Makeup artist from Jasper finishes work on new TV series

Dessa Larocque is a special effects makeup artist. She recently completed work on a new TV series called “Ezra.” | D.Larocque photo Peter Shokeir | editor@fitzhugh.ca A special effects makeup artist has finished work on a new TV series called “Ezra,” coming out this fall on OUTtv and its distributors. Dessa Larocque, who has also garnered nearly 100,000 followers on TikTok, is originally from Jasper and lat ...

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Roaring ‘20s comes to life at Bubbles on Beauvert

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge hosted Bubbles on Beauvert as part of its centennial on July 9. Guests and some staff dressed as flappers and silent screen stars. | P.Shokeir photos Peter Shokeir | editor@fitzhugh.ca Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge guests and some staff dressed as flappers and silent screen stars in a Roaring-‘20s themed event at Beauvert Plateau on July 9. Bubbles on Beauvert was hosted as part of t ...

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