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Whiteout: Snowfall warning issued for Jasper

10 to 20 centimetres of snow is expected Snow has been falling for days in Jasper, with inches piling up in town. And Marmot Basin is stacked with fresh powder, having received 12 centimetres of snow in the last 24 hours and 32 centimetres in the last four days. But a snowfall warning was issued this morning (December 7) at 10.24 a.m for the park. According to the warning, general amounts of 10 to 20 cm are ...

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‘Be prepared’ – Wildfire season has begun

Fuchsia Dragon | reporter@fitzhugh.ca Wildfire season is officially upon us. As of March 1, forest areas, firefighters, equipment and aircraft are being put in place as part of Alberta’s commitment to wildfire response. But emergency preparedness starts at home. “Every individual has a role to play and responsibility and need to take care of themselves and families ahead of time,” said Jasper fire chief Gre ...

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