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Left: A Tenessee warbler’s wings are examined to determine its age. Top right: A band is placed on a bird. Bottom right: A varied thrush, a species not often caught, is delicately removed from the net.

Tracking feathered fr ends By sarah makowsky Reporter

If you’re at Pyramid beach at 4:30 a.m., chances are you have slipped on rubber boots—though hip waders are a better option—and are ready to slug through swampy land to spend a day with the birds. This is a typical routine for bird banders in Jasper National Park. Bird banding is a technique used to study and monitor wild bird species. Birds are captured in fine net and taken to a nearby tent where species, sex and approximate age are identified. Then a tiny band with a unique identification number is placed around the bird’s leg.

Monitoring birds is key to understanding the overall health of Jasper National Park, and ultimately Canada, said Brenda Shepherd, JNP conservation biologist. The bird banding station at Pyramid beach is one of 500 bird monitoring stations across Canada. With the MAPS bird banding program through the Friends of Jasper National Park, volunteers are given a hands-on opportunity to participate in bird banding sessions. Volunteers meet just before dawn at Pyramid beach and trek into the wetland behind the beach. This area is actually under a superintendent’s closure, so entry is restricted to bird banders and volunteers. The water and mud can be deep during the trek through the swamp, so rubber

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depreciate while they struggle. Catching hummingbirds is avoided by hiding anything with bright colours near the nets so the bird won’t be attracted to it. If a hummingbird is accidentally caught, it is released right away, said Shepherd. If the bird shows signs of fatigue, she helps it re-energize by feeding it sugar water. Although hummingbirds aren’t the target species in JNP, there are specialized hummingbird stations outside the park, including one in Dunster, B.C. One of the first birds caught during the July 5 bird banding session was a varied thrush. “We don’t catch this species very often,” said Shepherd. The varied thrush is a stocky songbird with an eye-catching burnt orange chest and stomach. Data collected during bird banding will be analyzed by Parks Canada and will also go to the Canadian Wildlife Service for further analysis of the country’s bird population. With six bird banding dates this summer, there is still the opportunity to volunteer. The next session is listed as July 24. To sign up, email volunteers@ friendsofjasper.com.

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Compiling local green building knowledge By Nicole Veerman Editor

Although Jasper is an environmentally conscious community, there are few local resources available to homeowners looking to renovate or build energy efficient homes. That’s one piece of feedback Janet Cooper, Jasper’s environmental stewardship coordinator, has often heard during consultations on the community’s yet-to-be written green building policy. To remedy that lack of resources, Cooper is hoping to learn from locals who are already using sustainable materials and practises. During the library’s community conversation on green building, July 4, Darwin Foley proved himself to be one of those valuable resources. Foley is currently constructing a home on Pine Avenue using structural insulated panels for his exterior walls. The panels have an insulating layer of foam sandwiched between two layers of structural board.

“It’s a solid insulation with no air cavities,” said Foley, who has also installed triple pane windows and thermal solar collectors that provide the hot water for his home. “Right now I’m making more hot water than I can possibly use,” he said. Foley did all of his research online, as there isn’t much information available through Parks Canada or the municipality, nor are there many options for finding builders who specialize in green building practises. “There really isn’t a path ahead of you where you can learn from someone else in town,” said Foley. As well as a lack of resources, Cooper noted that the architectural motif guidelines set out by Parks can also act as a hinderance for some green building features. For example, acceptable roof pitches aren’t always amenable to installing solar panels. According to Cooper, Parks is open to amending some of those guidelines, in recognition of the difficulty they present to homeowners attempting to build green homes. Over the last year, there have been a number of public consultations on the green building policy, with the most recent taking place in April. At this point, Cooper said she’s ready to see a draft report written.

“There’s been a lot of talk, but no pen to paper yet because we’re trying to get a feel for what the community would be OK with.” Part of that is determining what should be mandatory and what should be incentive based. Because there are so few new builds in Jasper, Cooper said the policy has to focus heavily on renovations, rather than new construction. “We have a stock of old homes, so we have to focus on improving energy efficiency for those existing homes.” Cooper hopes to have a draft policy written within the next three or four months. Once that’s completed, it will go out to the community for public review and consultation. “We’re not going to get people to pay attention until there’s something on paper,” she said, noting that even if they come out “screaming” when the draft report is complete, at least they’ll be engaged. After that consultation is complete, Cooper figures a consultant will be contracted to take all of that information and put it together into a formal report that meets building codes and Parks regulations.

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New location, cheaper rent aids Reuse-it Centre 2013 TAx NOTICES By sarah makowsky Reporter

The Reuse-it Centre has moved into the Anglican Church basement. Not only does the store now reside at 602 Geikie St., it also has a new manager, Anne Daniels. Since its re-opening on June 24, the store has seen more traffic than it did at its previous location in the industrial park, she said. The Reuse-it Centre has adopted more shopperfriendly hours and is open four days a week, alternating between afternoon and evening shifts. Large furniture doesn’t fit through the door, which is 32 inches wide, but most people who come to the Reuse-it Centre live in apartments and are looking for smaller furniture, like lamps, end tables and chairs, said Janet Cooper, (environmental stewardship coordinator). There is a storage unit for larger items and their photos and prices are listed on a bulletin board in the Reuse-it Centre. The Reuse-it Centre and the food bank share the

church’s basement, said Cooper. The food bank is open when the store is closed and “we have enough room to move out of the way for them and they set up their tables.” Because the Reuse-it Centre shares space with the Anglican Church, Cooper and Daniels discourage residents from dumping items outside the store, especially during closed hours. “[The location] is front and central for the church and would be very unsightly,” adds Cooper. If you cannot drop off donations during Reuse-it Centre business hours, phone 780-852-3334 for a pick-up service. More volunteers are needed for the Reuse-it Centre; phone the above number or email jasperreuseit@telus.net to help out. With the store’s new location and less expensive rent, Cooper is optimistic about the Reuse-it Centre’s future. “We’re really hopeful that we can make a go here. I think our biggest problem in the other location was it was too much out of sight, out of mind.” The Reuse It Centre is an initiative of the Jasper Environmental Stewardship Advisory Committee. For 2012, the centre was identified by the committee as its No. 1 priority. It was opened in May 2012 and is run by a non-profit society called the Jasper Environmental Stewardship Society.

NOTICES

The year 2013 tax notices were mailed to all property owners on May 15, 2013. If you did not receive a notice in the mail, please contact municipal staff at 780-852-6509 or 780-852-6511. Taxes may be paid in person at the Municipality of Jasper administration office located at 303 Pyramid Lake Road, or forwarded by mail to the Municipality of Jasper, Box 520, Jasper, Alberta T0E 1E0. Any payment of taxes forwarded by mail will be considered to be paid on the same date as the Canada Post date stamped on the envelope. Cash, cheques and Interac (direct deposit) are accepted; credit cards are not. Payment can be made directly at your financial institution or over the Internet. Administration office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.

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Current year taxes outstanding as of midnight, July 15, 2013 are subject to a penalty of 3% per month commencing July 16, 2013.

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When disaster strikes Watching the flood waters rise in southern Alberta late last month and seeing similar waters attacking Toronto this week is a reminder of how fragile our communities are to unexpected natural disasters. In Jasper, the chance of a flood is low. But, as we saw last summer, heavy rainfall can bring with it other natural events, like mudslides and icefalls. Fortunately for us, those incidents took place in the early morning hours, well before visitors were venturing out, and ultimately, there was little infrastructure damage and no loss of life. In places like High River—the community hit the hardest by the floods—most residents have experienced damage of one kind or another to their homes and workplaces, as well as the community’s businesses, and at least three lives have been lost. Fortunately for our little mountain town, we have never experienced such a disaster. For us, some of the greatest risks are ones that we take ourselves, going out into the backcountry, climbing steep cliffs or rafting down rough waterways. But there are other risks that our community faces, as well. For example, forest fires or train derailments—like the devastating one that took place in Quebec over the weekend, killing at least 15 people. There’s much to learn from these events. It’s a reminder to all of us how easily our lives can be washed away. But it is also a reminder of how important it is to be prepared for anything and everything. We’re a couple months past Emergency Preparedness Week, but it’s worth revisiting the ideas shared during that time. Most importantly, the notion that each and every one of us is responsible for taking care of ourselves and our families for the first 72 hours after an emergency. That means having an emergency kit stocked with batteries, flashlights, extra clothes, toiletries, non-perishable food and water, and it means having a family plan. Of course, the people who take the brunt of the labour during a disaster are our first responders. These brave men and women dive headfirst into emergencies to ensure those who are in desperate need of assistance get it in a timely fashion. The firefighters, paramedics, police officers and other emergency staff depend on the entire community to follow through with their responsibility of preparedness so that those people who are injured, elderly or in compromised health can be the first to receive assistance. It’s reassuring to note Jasper’s first responders, whether they be from Parks Canada, the municipality, CN Rail or the RCMP, get together once a year to practice for such a disaster. The simulated emergency is a practice run, so that everyone knows what to do when a real emergency hits our community. The focus of these table top scenarios and during real life emergencies is to protect life and the environment. We can only hope Jasper is never on the receiving end of a major disaster, but if it is, it’s good to know that our first responders are well trained and prepared for the job of keeping us and the park safe. To those responders who are working endlessly in southern Alberta and now in Toronto and Quebec, our thanks go out to you for all of your hard work. And to those who have been affected by these disasters, our thoughts go out to you as you rebuild your communities and your lives.

A few ladies hanging out at the Mount Edith Cavell teahouse. [ca. 1950] History at a Glance is brought to you by the Jasper-Yellowhead Museum & Archives. Online: www.jaspermuseum.org / Twitter: @jaspermuseum

Community call to protest Shell closure Dear Editor, I am writing today about the very upsetting news that Shell Canada is planning to close the Jasper Shell Station, which has faithfully served our community since 1936. Rather than planning to close this valuable business, I think Shell should be planning to upgrade this facility by providing diesel fuel, as well as gasoline. It is my understanding that bus tours often have a great deal of difficulty in fueling their buses here. Surely this added service would attract more business, and remember that diesel fuel use is growing in popularity. Also, let’s not forget that the Shell gas station is the only main street garage that provides mechanic services, which just happen to be of a very high standard, indeed. We don’t want to lose this well known and respected business and its highly qualified mechanical staff. Quite often over the past several days, there have been

occasions where vehicles have been lined up, trying to get service at the present four gas stations. To close the Shell station will simply make an unacceptable situation only worse. The end results will hurt our community and the tourist trade. As a citizen of Jasper, I respectfully appeal to the residents of Jasper, our businesses, the town council, our MP and MLA and the Jasper Park Chamber of Commerce to strongly protest Shell’s closure of our Jasper Shell. At the very least, if Shell is bound and determined to close this station, they should give owner Sally Madore at least one year beyond Sept. 30 to make alternative arrangements. She wants to keep the doors open on this valued business. So do we. Harry Holmes Jasper, Alta.

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INBRIEF Dinner brings ‘meadows to menu’ The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge and Twin Meadows Organics Farm are providing the opportunity for people to learn how to prepare dinner with organic produce, and then eat the delicious meal. Twin Meadows Organics Farm near McBride, B.C. supplies JPL with fresh, organic produce, as well as Jasperites through their food box program. The “From Meadows to Menu” community dinner is a unique opportunity for JPL’s chefs to show the community how to prepare and cook the produce that residents receive in their monthly food boxes. Tickets are currently on sale for Twin Meadows Food Box Program members, but on July 16 the invitation will be extended to the community. Tickets for non-box program members cost $40 and the deadline to reserve is July 19. Admission includes dinner, wine and nonalcoholic beverages. There is also a cash bar. “From Meadows to Menu” is on July 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the Gardner’s Cottage at JPL.

Flip reunited with owner A special thank you was sent out to Jasperites who assisted in the search and location of Flip, the boxer that went missing from the Jasper Inn, June 26. Joleen Hein, whose brother was on vacation in Jasper when Flip disappeared, sent out an email this week saying because of the efforts of Jasperites, who put the word out online, Flip was located in Vancouver. Jim Hein, Flip’s owner, was contacted July 7 by a humane society, saying the dog had been there since June 28 and was about to go up for adoption. The connection between Jim and Flip was made when a woman looking to adopt a dog put together the pieces after seeing Flip’s missing posts online. “We all too often hear about the bad things in the world. This is one of the many amazing and happy things that happen in this world,” wrote Joleen in her email. “From business owners to the citizens of Jasper, we were supported in our search for Flip. What an amazing sense of community the town of Jasper has.”

Google Street View hits the trails A team from Google is in Jasper collecting images of some of the park’s trails and secondary roads this week. To do this, the team walks around with a camera called a trekker. This is the first year that the trekker is being used in Canada. The camera can go anywhere a person can hike, as it is situated above the hiker’s head as it captures 360 degree panoramic images. Google has an agreement with Parks Canada that will see Street View capture more than 120 national parks and historic sites. Work in the parks began this spring and will continue through to the fall of 2014.

QUOTE of the week You’d be surprised how many people still ask ‘what does the municipality actually do? Why is it so important to have the municipality? Christine Nadon on the need for a public engagement policy.

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National Park News july 11 Wild Jasper speaker series tonight

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Get plugged in to the research and issues of Jasper National Park! Parks Canada and the Interpretive Guiding Association (IGA) have partnered on a speaker series aimed at keeping guides, residents and interested visitors informed and up-to-date on what’s happening locally with recent research, monitoring, wildlife management and park issues. Hear from resource conservation professionals, university researchers and leading experts in a variety of fields. Check out Jasper National Park’s Facebook or Twitter links, the IGA webpage, or watch this space for upcoming speakers. This week’s presentation at the Jasper Legion is “FIRE! Climate, People and Historic Fire Regimes.” Over the past decade, unprecedented wildfires have burned in western Canada. Many consider these fires once-

in-a-lifetime events, but evidence from tree rings tells us they could not be more wrong. Join us for this evocative look at the role of fire in our landscape and the effects of years of fire suppression across Canada’s west. T 
 his session will be presented by Dr. Lori Daniels, an associate professor of forest ecology in the Forest and Conservation Sciences Department at UBC-Vancouver, where she directs the Tree Ring Lab. Her research applies tree ring analyses to investigate disturbance regimes and the impacts of climate and humans on forest dynamics. With her graduate students, Daniels has on-going research in the foothills of Alberta, Rocky Mountain National Parks, coastal and interior British Columbia, and the southern Andes of Chile and Argentina.

Park Wardens busy on Canada Day Jasper’s Canada Day celebrations this year were well attended and took place under hot and sunny skies. Park wardens thoroughly enjoyed participating in the flagraising ceremony and parade, but they also had to spend plenty of time responding to incidents around the park on this busy holiday weekend. While good weather makes for great camping, a few visitors took it a step too far and disturbed their fellow campers by partying a little too hard, and in one case firing off an air rifle in the middle

of a busy campground! To ensure a great experience for Jasper National Park’s visitors, these groups were evicted by Park wardens and charges were laid for campground disturbances. Wardens also spent some time patrolling Horseshoe Lake, often a busy area on hot days. While a few tickets were issued for open liquor in public, Park wardens were happy to see many families, visitors and Jasper locals out enjoying the area safely and responsibly.

Eventful long weekend for RCMP As well as donning Red Serge in the Canada Day parade and raising the flag at the Information Centre, the Jasper RCMP were called to the Athabasca Hotel Canada Day long weekend to find an intoxicated man brandishing a machete. The man claimed the weapon was for protection from bears—an excuse the officer did not accept. The machete was subsequently confiscated. That was just one of many calls the RCMP received that weekend. Officers were also dispatched to Centennial Park on Canada Day, to respond to a man who was yelling and swearing about the choice of music for the festivities. The man was asked to leave the premises, and he did. During the long weekend, six people were also charged with having open liquor in public. The RCMP would like

to remind residents and visitors that open liquor in public is illegal and can result in a fine of up to $230. Further, yelling and swearing in a public place is against municipal bylaws and can result in both a monetary fine and a court date. In a worst case scenario, it can also result in a criminal code charge for causing a disturbance. “Jasper is a busy place during the summer,” stated Const. Scott Kirchuk in a press release, “and is frequented by many families and people from other provinces and countries. Everyone who is enjoying the beautiful summer days deserves to do so without dealing with intoxicated people on the streets, or people behaving badly by yelling and swearing.” ~Fitzhugh staff

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a) Yes. I can’t wait to see how it’s changed since Ghost Glacier fell. b) Maybe if I have the free time. a) Yes. The community can’t ofafford toicelose another gas station. c) No. I’m scared another avalanche. Go to www.fitzhugh.ca andb)thevalleysentinel.com yourwith votes.three Results gas will bestations. published in next week’s newspaper. No. Jasper willtobecastfine

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Last week’s results: Does a healthy work/life balance exist in your life? 52.4% (11) Yes, I love my job and still have time to enjoy the best that life has to offer. 47.6% (10) No, I’m always working with little time for Last week’s results: Should Parks anything Canadaelse. create more RV-friendly campsites in the park? 55% (23) a) Yes. There’s a demand for them, so that demand should be met. 45% (19) b) No. Park visitors who want camping experiences should bring a tent.


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Get engaged with the muni By Nicole Veerman Editor

The word is Jasperites are craving more information and more opportunities for meaningful engagement with the municipality, or at least that’s what the 127 residents who filled out the Engage Jasper survey had to say. The municipality created the survey in April in order to solicit public input on how the community wants to be engaged and what conversations it wants to engage in. The information that was gathered has now been compiled and is available on the municipality’s website. It has also been used to create the public engagement policy that will be presented to council next Tuesday, July 16. The purpose of the policy, as stated in the draft, is “to provide decision-makers, municipal staff, residents and stakeholders with a consistent and genuine engagement process that values input in decision making.” Christine Nadon, the municipality’s

communications manager, said for the municipality to be successful, it’s key that it partake in two-way conversations with residents, giving the public an opportunity to get informed and to engage meaningfully in what’s going on at the municipal level. “You’d be surprised how many people still ask ‘what does the municipality actually do? Why is it so important to have the municipality?’ So, having those engagement processes in place will hopefully change that and make people feel empowered,” she said. The survey showed that in previous attempts to engage the public, residents felt there was a lack of clarity—they weren’t sure how to engage or what their engagement would achieve. “That led to feelings of mistrust and engagement fatigue,” said Nadon, who noted that the municipality’s new engagement policy, communications policy and procedure bylaw should remedy that situation. “What we’re doing is setting the rules of the game,” she said. “We’re putting it out there that this is where the process will go.” Council approved the new procedure

bylaw at the end of May, but it first came into affect at the July 2 meeting. That bylaw is a roadmap for council that formalizes meetings, so that they are conducted in an accountable, transparent and predictable way. The bylaw also lays out how the public should communicate with the municipality, so that council isn’t bombarded with questions they don’t know the answers to. “That’s what this bylaw did was set out how to formally approach council,” said Nadon. “You should start with administration,” she said “Call us or come for a visit with the people that know what you want to know, and if that’s not satisfactory, the CAO is the next step.” Of course, that’s not to say residents can’t approach councillors, either formally or informally. “They’re the community’s elected representatives, that’s what they’re there for,” said Nadon, noting that if the municipality’s administrative staff doesn’t provide an adequate response, residents are encouraged to turn to council either through an informal

conversation or through a request to speak at the next meeting. Nadon said aside from the public’s desire for more information, what she learned while soliciting feedback from the community, is that it’s hard to engage residents. Of the 127 surveys completed, she said only 26 of them were done by people who read about the process in the paper, or saw an advertisement. The others were people who she met with in person or who she sent emails to directly. “Unless there’s an issue that directly affects people in their daily lives, it’s really hard to get people to engage,” she said. “But at the same time, this is the current situation. I like to think that if we do a better job at providing meaningful engagement opportunities and we build trust and people believe its meaningful, we will have an impact. “I think people in Jasper want to be engaged, but there’s lots of work to do.” To see the draft public engagement policy, visit jasper-alberta.com and search “public engagement.”

New group helps people vent By sarah makowsky Reporter

Moving to a new town and dealing with co-workers, roommates, and other issues can be stressful, so one Jasperite started a group where residents can connect and discuss the challenges they’re facing. “Forming a group basically allows

people who are working here in Jasper to have an avenue to release some stress and get rid of negative energy,” said Jeremy Giles, who came up with the idea for VENT. “You don’t have that infrastructure of family and friends around you that can support you.” VENT is a safe place where people can come and discuss any issues causing stress in their life.

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3:30 pm, Thursday, July 18, 2013 Grand Trunk Pacific Boardroom, Jasper Heritage Railway Station 607 Connaught Drive, Jasper Meeting Agenda:

Le jeudi 18 juillet 2013 à 15 h 30 Salle de réunion Grand Trunk Pacific, gare ferroviaire patrimoniale de Jasper 607 Connaught Drive, Jasper Ordre du jour :

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Block S, Lot 56 – 56 Stan Wright Industrial Park- The proponent has applied to operate a photography business, which is discretionary use. 2. Block 40, Lot 18 – 1146 Cabin Creek Drive - The proponent has applied to vary the maximum number of permitted bathrooms. 3. Block 41, Lot 3 – 1228 Patricia Street – The proponent has applied for a projection into the front setback for a new covered entrance and verandah. Parties affected by these applications are invited to make written or oral presentations to the committee. Oral presentations at the meeting are limited to 5 minutes and are by appointment only. Written presentations to a maximum of 500 words may be submitted to the Development Office. To make an appointment or submit a written presentation, contact the Parks Canada Development Office at 780-852-1884 no later than 1:00 PM on Wednesday, July 17, 2013. Development Permits and the Planning & Development Advisory Committee Notices will be posted in the lobby of the Jasper Heritage Railway Station - Parks Canada administration building, 607 Connaught Drive, Jasper, and also announced on the following web-site: http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/ab/jasper/ plan/plan6.aspx

Îlot S, lot 56 – No 56, parc industriel Stan Wright – Le promoteur a présenté une demande pour une activité discrétionnaire, à savoir l’exploitation d’une boutique de photographie. 2. Îlot 40, lot 18 – 1146 Cabin Creek Drive – Le promoteur sollicite une dérogation au nombre maximal de salles de bain permises. 3. Îlot 41, lot 3 – 1228, rue Patricia – Le promoteur sollicite une dérogation qui permettrait de construire une saillie sur le retrait avant et d’aménager une entrée couverte et une véranda. Les parties concernées par cette demande sont invitées à présenter leurs commentaires de vive voix ou par écrit au comité. Les exposés ne doivent pas durer plus de cinq minutes, et les présentateurs doivent prendre rendez-vous. Les mémoires, qui doivent contenir un maximum de 500 mots, peuvent être déposés au Bureau d’aménagement. Pour prendre rendez-vous ou pour soumettre un mémoire, appelez le Bureau d’aménagement de Parcs Canada au 780-8521884, au plus tard le mercredi 17 juillet 2013 à 13 h. Les avis concernant les permis d’aménagement et les projets soumis au Comité consultatif sur l’urbanisme et l’aménagement sont affichés à l’accueil du Centre administratif de Parcs Canada, à la gare ferroviaire patrimoniale de Jasper, située au 607 Connaught Drive, à Jasper. Ils sont également publiés dans le site Web suivant : http://www.pc.gc.ca/fra/pn-np/ab/jasper/ plan/plan6.aspx

As someone who arrived in Jasper from Barbados six years ago, Giles understands the difficulties associated with living and working in such a transient community. “Sometimes you live with not so nice employees, or employers, or the job just becomes stressful.” People can turn to alcohol or other drugs to cope, which doesn’t solve anything because “you come crashing down and it’s back to that job—the same day in, day out job.” Seasonal transition can be difficult on people, especially from summer to fall because many of their friends pack up and move on. “People don’t stay very long. Relationships are like a match, they strike, burn bright, and then it’s out.” People who attend VENT don’t need to have a serious work problem or other stressful issues, said Giles. It’s also a place to meet new people, share experiences and even swap some wisdom. “It helps when you know that other people have experienced it, so they might be able to offer you some advice.” Many employees in the service industry

possess other skills and credentials that aren’t being utilized in their current jobs—in the past they’ve been accountants or managers, adds Giles. “I think this is a way for them to have intelligent and meaningful conversations and release stress at the same time.” Giles wants to see VENT snowball and carry on. “I would like other people to get involved and hopefully it picks up a lot on its own without me.” He’s also hopeful that through VENT workers will not only be able to relieve stress, but find ways to be involved in the community. Giles, for example, fueled his passion for basketball while coaching at the high school. “There’s information out there, but sometimes you need that one person that you can connect to that says ‘hey you can do this.’” The first VENT session takes place on Thursday, July 18, upstairs at 627 Patricia St. (Community Outreach Services) from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Coffee and tea is provided.

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Const. Gary Lee took a timeout from his regular police work on July 3 to teach a group of Summer Fun kids how to safely ride their bikes on Jasper’s streets. Lee taught the burgeoning cyclists how to signal and how to assess the safety of their bikes outside the McCready Centre, before taking them out on a group ride.


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Barber to play in his ‘home away from home’ Jasper legion, 8pm thursday, july 25

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The Jasper Legion is Del Barber’s most played venue in Canada. The Canadian folk singer-songwriter says he doesn’t know how it happened—aside from having tremendous support from Ken Kuzminski, who does the venue’s bookings—but either way he’s not complaining. “Now I have so many close friends that live in Jasper, so it’s sort of my home away from home,” says the Manitoba native. “In Jasper I always know I have a few people in the audience that are really there to see me play and have my back.” Barber says with that support comes a comfort and ease that he doesn’t always feel in larger venues or festivals. “The small shows, like in Jasper, are always my favourite. I always feel comfortable playing some new stuff and people don’t seem to mind too much and they also don’t mind barking requests at me from the audience, which I kind of love.” Barber was last in town in March. During that show, he brought his token storytelling flare, preceding each song with a backstory that had the audience bent over in fits of laughter. Of his shows, he says storytelling is not only a survival tactic—a way of keeping the audience engaged—it’s also a family trait that’s engrained in his genetic makeup. “My family is pretty Irish, so I think that tradition of storytelling is pretty rich in Ireland. I was just over there and experienced it firsthand and had a definite connection with the Jasper National Park offers over 1,200 kilometres of hiking trails, with scenery ranging from cascading waterfalls to alpine meadows filled with wildflowers.

people I was playing to in the clubs.” Barber also attributes his storytelling to the tradition often found in country shows of the past—a tradition that has sadly died out, he says. “It used to be all the old country-folk songwriters had stories and didn’t take themselves too seriously, but I feel like there is something missing in that tradition nowadays.” But it’s definitely not lacking from Barber’s shows. In 2011, after performing at the Edmonton Folk Festival, he was described in the Edmonton Sun as “a folk version of the Vinyl Cafe’s Stuart McLean, telling hilarious stories but following it up with his own music.” Barber’s most recent release is Headwaters, an album where he explores the shift from rural to urban life, drawing from his years of wandering from province to province and state to state, on a quest to find a place where the grass is actually greener. It was on those journeys that he realized, no matter where he goes, Manitoba is where his heart is and it’s where he’s meant to be. “I always thought I was travelling looking for something and then I started realizing I was always just craving the Prairies, and I always felt comfortable at home. I think that’s a small town problem, where you think ‘If I can only be where the big lights are, or where the action is’ and then you forget the values at home.” But those values always catch up to you, he says, and eventually you realize “how bound up you are in where you’re from and where you live. “That’s what I write about,” he says.

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Servers to donate tips for HIV/AIDS By sarah makowsky Reporter

Servers at restaurants in Jasper will again donate half or more of their tips to a good cause on Saturday, July 20. On Servers Against AIDS Day, servers’ tips will go to HIV West Yellowhead and the Stephen Lewis Foundation. “People often tip more because they know the money is going to a cause,” said Megan Dong, HIV West Yellowhead volunteer. “In the past, a few of the restaurants have matched their servers’ donation.” Last year, the event raised $5,000, so “it’s a really big fundraiser for our organization.” Just in time for Servers Against AIDS day, HIV West Yellowhead is unveiling this year’s Safe is Sexy campaign on July 15. Dong just finished surveying 300 young adults in Jasper about sexual health. The questions

compared what people do versus what they think other people do. The anonymous survey is meant to “bridge the gap between perceptions and reality,” she said. Statistics from the survey will be printed on posters with photos from this year’s Marilyn Monroe inspired vintage photoshoot for the campaign. The Safe is Sexy campaign is meant to shed some positive light on sexual health in Jasper because there are so many misconceptions. “Everyone thinks there’s a really high STI rate in Jasper, but really it’s just Alberta in general because a lot of young adults come to Alberta to work.” This is the second year of a three-year positive sexual health campaign and HIV West Yellowhead wants to compare the statistics every year to see if they’re improving or getting the message across. “There are definitely discrepancies between what people think and what they think other people think.” S. makowsky photo

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Bellmen’s Auction unites Jasper and JPL for charity By sarah makowsky Reporter

Eight paws, two wheels, one journey By sarah makowsky Reporter

After battling cancer for 25 years and surviving a devastating accident in 1996, Randolph Westphal chooses to pedal forward. The 55-year-old from Germany has been biking around the world since being diagnosed with malignant melanoma in November 1987. At that time, because the cancer had already spread to his lymph nodes, doctors gave him six to 12 months to live. With 28 cancer operations behind him, four of which were deadly, Westphal overcame the odds. “I think my cancer is from a lot of negative stress—no parents, no love, no family, and that’s why I got cancer,” he said. The ex-computer technician relinquished his day job and started cycling because he wants to send others a message to never give up. “I like to show people what you can do when you have cancer.” Westphal practices what he preaches. Not only is he in cancer remission, he is still recovering from a biking accident in Argentina in 1996, where he almost lost his leg. “I lost my memories and my speech,” he adds, noting that he still has trouble speaking sometimes. Shir Khan, Westphal’s wolf malamute companion, died in the accident. Today, Westphal rides with his husky malamute Nanook

and her son, Chinook. “This is the third generation [of dogs],” he said. Chinook is Shir Khan’s great-grandson. The dogs get exercise running alongside Westphal and they also ride on a carriage that he tows. The huskies offer great companionship. “They are guard dogs, they are my friends, they are loyal, and they don’t lie. And they never say where I have to go,” he laughs. To date, Westphal has biked more than 40,000 kms in North America. His favourite part of Canada is B.C. and the Rocky Mountains. Next, he hopes to head north to Whitehorse via Highway 40 because he hasn’t travelled that route yet. “I have been to the Yukon and Alaska four times, mostly in the winter.” He remembers the coldest day as -51 C. In 2003 he set a world record for biking 153 days during the winter in Eastern Canada. During the first 15 years of his adventure Westphal usually tented, but now he stays indoors and relies on kindness and donations from strangers. He does speaking engagements at schools and hospitals “whenever I have a chance and people ask. “I do everything for free, and people help me. I live on 10 euros ($13) a day.” Westphal occasionally returns home to his apartment in Germany. The last time he was home was 2.5 months ago. Though his hips and knees are sore from the repeated strain, Westphal doesn’t plan to stop anytime soon. “I can’t quit because there is a sign on my bike that says ‘never give up’.” For more information on Westphal and his journey, visit www.randolph-westphal.de.

For 21 years, the Bellmen’s Auction has united the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge and Jasper, all in the name of charity. The tradition began when JPL bellman Tim Melanson, now guest services manager, noticed a divide between the lodge and the town. “I realized that there was a bit of a rift between being a ‘townie’ and a ‘lodgie’ and that really bothered me,” he said. “I thought we should organize a formal fundraiser and put something back into the community.” The first year raised $1,300 and last year’s event raised more than $27,000, which saw the 20-year total surpass $500,000. Every year the funds raised are donated to different causes in the community. “What [the auction] allowed us to do as a non-profit group is really just go to whoever we thought needed money, or whoever was asking and give it to them without a lot of red tape.” Funds have also been used to help people who have lost their parents open trust funds, and help students attend certain events. As much as organizers help put together the event, it’s the people and businesses that continuously give that keep this event going, said Melanson. “It’s amazing to me the people who gave the money that they did, went out of business, and still honoured their commitment.” Throughout the years, the stigma of being at the lodge or being in town has gone away, he adds. “That funny thing where everybody is arguing about what a ‘local’ is, it is somebody who puts something back into this town, somebody that cares enough to volunteer.” This year’s Bellmen’s Auction takes place on July 20 with a barbecue at 8 p.m. at Le Pub, located at JPL’s old staff accommodation. The Jasper Brewing Company is supplying beer. Entry is free and the live auction begins at 10 p.m. with returning auctioneer Doug McPhee. Some of the auction items include a trip to Edmonton with gold tickets for any Oilers game, donated by the Athabasca Hotel; Electra Townie bikes; and Banff, Lake Louise and Vancouver trips courtesy of the Fairmont. For more information, contact organizer Matt Figueira at mattf_123@hotmail.com.


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The Cottage Medical Clinic IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR

MEDICAL OFFICE ASSISTANT/RECEPTIONIST Office experience required. Please mail or drop off your resumé to the attention of Katy Poirier at:

Cottage Medical Clinic Box 2140 Jasper, AB T0E 1E0 Phone: 780-852-4885

Jasper Inn & Suites is currently hiring

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FOOD COUNTER ATTENDANT FT $11.50/hour & 36+hours/week or PT $9.75/hour. Shiftwork. No exp. req. Duties: serve customers, portion & prepare & wrap; vegetables, meats, sandwiches. Bake bread. Stock refrigerators & supplies. Record food used. Cleaning: stations, tables, floors, washrooms, dishes, 4 positions.

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CASUAL SHIFT WORKER (WAGE STARTING AT $15.69) RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE: • experience in Housekeeping, Kitchen Aid, and/or Laundry Service an asset • strong people skills • team player • excellent wages • criminal background check required PLEASE FORWARD YOUR RESUME TO: Lodge Manager 509 Turret St. Jasper, Alberta, T0E 1E0 Ph: 780-852-4881• Fax: 780-852-4883 email: alpinesummit.manager@telus.net

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Renzo Group Inc. O/A Tim Hortons Jasper requires (12) NOC: 6641

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Apply in person with resume or email to info@parkplaceinn.com 623 PATRICIA STREET • 780-852-9770

FOOD COUNTER ATTENDANT $11.50/hour, permanent, full time position. No experience necessary. We will provide proper training.

Renzo Group Inc. O/A Tim Hortons Jasper requires (1) NOC: 0631

FOOD SERVICE MANAGER $17.31/hour, permanent, full time position. Experience an asset. We will provide proper training.

Please apply in person, by mail or fax. 611 Patricia St., Jasper Ab., Fax: 780-865-4447 email: jaspertimhortons@yahoo.ca

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For sale by owner: 1128 Cabin Creek Drive. Spacious detached home with large backyard. 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Call 780-852-1163 for info or to book a viewing. APARTMENT FOR RENT Main floor 3 bedroom. Absolutely no smoking, and no pets. Prefer adults only. Available for August 1. Call: 780-852-4956.

Roommate wanted to rent master bedroom in shared home. Bright, large home with backyard and laundry. $600 + utilities, available August 1st. Call or text 647-622-9722. CONSTRUCTION WORK WANTED Concrete and framing crew available. Call for an estimate: 250-862-1484.

Services DO YOU NEED to borrow money - Now? If you own a home or real estate, Alpine Credits will lend you money - It’s that simple. 1-877-486-2161. CRIMINAL RECORD? Think: Canadian pardon. U.S. travel waiver. (24 hour record check). Divorce? Simple. Fast. Inexpensive. Debt recovery? Alberta collection to $25,000. Calgary 403-2281300/1-800-347-2540; www. accesslegalresearch.com. DROWNING IN DEBT? Cut debts more than 50% & debt free in half the time! Avoid bankruptcy! Free consultation; www. mydebtsolution.com or toll free 1-877-556-3500. BBB rated A+. FAST AND EASY loans! Bad credit accepted! Get up to $25,000 on your vehicle, mobile home, land or equipment. 1st and 2nd mortgages; www. bhmcash.com. 1-877-787-1682. MONEYPROVIDER.COM. $500 loan and +. No credit refused. Fast, easy, 100% secure. 1-877776-1660. BANK SAID NO? Bank on us! Equity Mortgages for purchases, debt consolidation, foreclosures, renovations. Bruised credit, selfemployed, unemployed ok. Dave Fitzpatrick: www.albertalending. ca. 587-437-8437, Belmor Mortgage. Travel GRIZZLY BEAR TOUR on Saturday July 27th fly and cruise to the Khutzemateen near Prince Rupert. Jet from Edmonton, cruise the west coast, and return home the same day. 1-866-4601415; www.classiccanadiantours. com.

Robson Valley classifieds AUTOMOBILES 1998 Toyota 4 Runner, 4 x 4, V6, Auto. Never smoked in. $5,500 OBO Call Claude & Lilly Hill 250968-4459 GTS July 11 2002 Saturn SL, grey, 4 door sedan, 433,000 kms, manual transmission, great fuel economy. Has been a good commuter car. $800 OBO. Call Loretta 250-9684453. GTS NOV 29 2004 Ford Freestar minivan Sports model. Tan colour. Loaded. Good condition. Clean. Winter rims and tires included. $6,500 OBO Phone 250-569-7295 daytime or 250968 4322 evenings. GTS JAN 25 2007 Ford Ranger, silver gray, 4 door, 32,000 kms. Just like new. $10,000. Call 250-566-4322. GTS June 20

CAMPER WITH TRUCK 1995 Wilderness 5th wheel camper 21.5 feet. Sleeps 6 people with queen size upper bed. Fridge, 4 burner stove/oven, propane heated, AM/FM stereo, shower tub, with 12 ft. awning $7,000. In great condition.1996 Ford F-250 extended cab short box, 196,000 km, truck canopy included. Asking price is $10,000 for BOTH OBO. Financing available. If interested call Jocelyn 250-566-4491 (home) or 250-566-1700 (cell) GTS SEPT 5 CAMPER FOR SALE Older Security Camper For Sale 9 ½ Feet with Toilet. Very good condition. Asking $1,000. Call 250566-1181. July11

MISC FOR SALE Case Model 530 Tractor front end loader in good condition $3,500. Parts tractors Case 530 backhoe attachment $1,000. 14 foot tandem field disk $800. Contact 250-219-0277 GTS NOV 29 Robson Valley Grass Fed lamb weight average 45 Ibs $4 per lb. or $5 cut and wrapped, Contact 250-968-4347 July 11 Good used sea containers for sale. McBride area $3,650, Valemount $3,500 Delivered. We accept Visa/MC 250-314-9522. July 11 For Sale: Complete 16’ x 22’ above ground swimming pool includes pump, cleaning brushes, all hoses and a new sand filter. $650 Phone 250566-4411 Or 250-566- 1825 GTS May 9

TRAILER FOR SALE Mobile Home: Hartman’s Trailer Park 2-Bedroom with addition, wood stove and oil heat. Rental purchase optional. Asking $16,000 OBO monthly Call Doug 250-566-4240 GTS MAY 9 WINDOW CLEANING Kerry’s Window Cleaning: Spring Has Sprung, Summer is Alive. Professional 25 years experience, Reasonable Rates, Log Houses, Commercial, and Residential. Contact Kerry 780-9316786 July 25 QUILTING SERVICES Professional Long Arm Quilting, 15 years experience, Quick turn around time, Contact Pat 250-566-4179 (home), 250-566-3227 (cell), or email: patbennett70@gmail.com July 11


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BC Licensed Builder

Shawn Fowler

Authorized Dealer Lock-up or turn key service 1170 Canoeview Place Valemount BC V0E 2Z0

Mortgage Broker services at no cost to you.

“BORROWED DOWN PAYMENT MORTGAGES”

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Homeward Mortgage Group Ltd.

MORTGAGES

• Pre-approvals • Purchases • Refinances • Consolidations • Rental Property • Self Employed Mortgages • New to Canada • Vacation Home

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Looking out for your best interest.® P: 250-426-8211 ext 375 Cell: 250-421-7600 E: debra_parker@centum.ca

Full Service Accounting Practice

Phone: (250) 566-8483 Cell: (250) 566-1725 shfowler@telus.net

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BA, CFP, CLU, CH.F.C. Investment & Insurance Advisor • By appointment only

780-852-3896 780-865-7323

(By appointment only)

dave@estatefinancial.ca

P. 780-852-2121 2nd floor, (beside physio.) F. 780-423-3883 622 Connaught Dr.

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plumbing & heating Greg McNee, Insured and Reliable Seniors: Show this ad and receive a 10% discount

cell: 250-566-1687

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YOUR LOCAL PROPANE PROVIDER

Sales Service 250-566-1324 Installation 1-800-424-6331

HINTON OPTOMETRY CLINIC Dr. Gary Watson, Dr. Monika Braun & Dr. Jennifer Goettling

OPTOMETRISTS

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FOR APPOINTMENTS CALL 1-800-323-9891

Eyewear & sunglasses also available at: Rocky Mountain Eye Wear • Parks West Mall • 780-865-3011

call the fitzhugh at 780-852-4888 to advertise in our

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Solar Hot Water SyStemS • CanSAI Certified • Registered with SolarBC

Rex’s Recycling 10 am to 4 pm

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Garn • Smokeless Hydronic Wood Heaters

Now offering full refund on all beer bottles and cans. Pickups can be arranged - Call Liz or Kim Everard:

Solar, Wind • and Micro Hydro Electric Systems

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HAUGK HOME DESIGNS & RENOVATIONS Licenced Journeyman with over 30 years experience • Kitchen • Bath • Doors • Windows • Cabinets • Floors • Tiles • Painting • Vinyl Decking and more Call Andreas 250-569-0004 c: 250-981-0457 / ahaugk@telus.net

JACKMAN CONSTRUCTION Serving the Robson Valley and Beyond

• Road Building Fully Insured • Land Clearing • Site Preparation • Landscaping • General Earthworks • Equipment Operating Services

250-566-1987

O.H.I. - TÊTE CREEK DENTAL HYGIENE

STUDIO & MOBILE PRACTICE Registered Dental Hygienist Servicing Valemount, McBride, Blue River & Jasper

Biz: 250.566.4664

Robson Valley ConstRuCtion

& Redi Mix ConCRete General Contractor: residential & commercial Excavation: clearing, driveways & septic systems Concrete: redi mix concrete, finish work, stamps, forming • Gravel sales

Bookkeeping & Corporate Services

Grief Relief… Stepping Past Program

First Monday of every month all year at 7 PM at the McCready Centre in Jasper. This program has no fee. For more information, contact Tim at 1-855299-8899

Parent Link Centre

627 Patricia Street– Open playroom, crafts, children’s yoga, infant massage and MORE (all FREE). Like us on Facebook “Parent Link Jasper”or call Jenna at (780)852-6535.

Prenatal Classes

Please call Jasper Community Health for dates and times. 780-852-4759

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FREE ESTIMATES Servicing Valemount to McBride, Jasper to Hinton and beyond

HuSky oiL Limited 845 Cedarside rd. Valemount BC Phone: 250-566-4818 or 1-866-566-4818 Fax: 250-566-4815

Ph: 250-569-7404 Fax: 250-569-3103

BIG IRON

COMMUNITY LISTINGS

BRENDAN TAYLOR

Felling & Topping, Removals, Pruning, Deadwooding, Hedging, Shaping & Planting

Cardlock and bulk plant facility Fuel truck for all your delivery needs

P.O. Box 913 McBride, BC V0J 2E0

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TREE CARE

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P.o. box 474 Mcbride, bC V0J2e0 250-569-2593

Computer & Networking Solutions for all of your Home and Business needs Call us today! • 780-931-6840

Residential & Commercial

Professional Teeth Cleaning - All Ages Light Enhanced Power Whitening, Tooth Gems & Sealants

IP&C/CSR Compliant – BC & AB • www.ohirdhygienist.com

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Howard & McBride Funeral Homes “Proudly Serving the Community since 1921”

TRANSPORT

Sandra Birks 780-852-3890

7 & 8 AxlE lOwBEdding

Serving the Robson Valley • Brendan Zimmerman

Funeral Arrangements in the Comfort of your home Burial - Cremation - Shipment Out of Province Emergency 24-Hours: 780-422-1141

COMMUNITY SERVICES Tennis Club Nights Open to all members, Tuesdays at 7 pm at the Activity Centre Courts. Memberships available, $20. Jasper Museum mini-outings Join us for an hour of historical interest Meet at 10:30 am at the locations and dates below. Bring a mug and we’ll provide the coffee & goodies! July 16th - The Jackman House. Now the home of Jasper Tourism, Jasper’s first postmaster F.A. Jackman lived in this beautiful stone building. Meet at 411 Patricia Street. August 20 - Rerouting History. Meet at the green space across from the Robson House on the 400 block of Patricia Street. We will have a look at maps and photos of a street that no longer exists and how the surrounding neighbourhood has changed. Community Outreach Services Free, confidential, non-judgmental support and referral. Make an appointment or drop in. The coffee is always on. M – F, 8:30am - 5:00pm. 627 Patricia Street. 780852-2100. Jasper Reuse-it Centre Anglican Church Hall basement, 602 Geikie Street (back door by parking lot). Hours: Mon 7-9 pm, Tues 11:30 am – 2:30 pm, Wed 7 -9 pm, Thurs 1-3pm. Donations accepted during operating hours.

Jasper Food Bank Help is available from the Jasper Food Bank Thurs nights. Drop in at St. Mary and St. George Anglican Church at the corner of Miette and Geikie St. Families 6pm and individuals 6:30pm. Call 780-852-8800 for more info. Town Council Meetings Meetings on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 1:30pm in the meeting room on the second floor of the EMS building. Royal Canadian Legion 401 Geikie St. Open Tues. to Sat. at 4 p.m. Children welcome until 8pm.Chasing the Queen at 5:30 PM Saturdays. Free shuffle board available. 780-852-3740. Habitat for the Arts 500 Robson Street. Open Tues - Sat, 12 to 5 pm. 780852-4747 or arts@iotad.ca Jasper Municipal Library Toddler & Preschool Story Time Mondays 10:30am. For more info 780-852-3652 or jasperlibrary@town.jasper. ab.ca Thrift Shop Hours The Jasper Thrift Shop is open on Monday and Wednesday from 7 to 9pm and Thursdays from 1 to 3pm.

Located in the 700 Block on Geikie Street in the United Church basement. HIV West Yellowhead For confidential HIV/AIDS/HEP C/STI Information, referral and free condoms, drop by our office at 612 Connaught Dr., (upstairs) Mon. to Fri. 10am - 4pm. Info at: www.hivwestyellowhead.com. For 24 hour assistance call 1-800-772-AIDS. For local assistant, call 780-852-5274. Volunteers welcome. ASK (Advocates for Special Kids) Meetings first Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Community Outreach office. Al-Anon Al-Anon Family Group help friends and families of alcoholics - meetings Friday at 7pm at the hospital in the Cavell room. For more info please call 780-852-4518 or 780-852-4578. 12 Step Meetings Alcoholics Anonymous - meetings Monday and Saturday at 8pm. Narcotics Anonymous meetings Thursdays at 8pm. All meetings are held at the hospital in the Cavell room. For more information or to talk to someone regarding alcohol, drugs or gambling problems please call 780-852-2909.

L’ACFA régionale de Jasper Follow the activities organized by the ACFA (Association canadienne-française de l’Alberta) on our web and Facebook pages. Come meet francophones of Jasper!  Suivez les activités organisées par l’ACFA (Association canadienne-française de l’Alberta) sur nos pages internet et Facebook. Venez rencontrer les francophones de Jasper!  Located at the Jasper Train Station Greyhound entrance. Situé à la gare de Jasper, entrée de Greyhound.  Business hours/heures d’ouverture: 9 h à 16 h. Tél : 780-852-7476 www.acfa. ab.ca/jasper      www.facebook.com/ACFAJasper

Jasper Adult Learning Centre Literacy Program Free, confidential, one-on-one training in reading, writing, math, and computer skills. Drop by 631 Patricia St. or call 780-852-4418 ext.4 to make an appointment. Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.

Pap Test Clinics Pap Test Clinics available with female Registered Nurse. Please call 780.852.4759 for an appointment.


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WEEKLY HOROSCOPE by

Michael O’Connor

Rowing against the world

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ries (Mar 21 – Apr 20) Some big activations close to home will be evident now. It is yet another chapter in a series which will continue for many months and altogether indicative of a veritable metamorphosis. This change will likely impact the way you look as well as your overall outlook. Focusing to participate to direct this flow positively is ideal and important.

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aurus (Apr 20 – May 21) The time has come to lay a firmer foundation for the future. You want to extend your scope to encompass a larger vision and span of time. A consequent shift in your overall mode of perception is underway. It is influencing your thoughts and feelings regarding relationships. To succeed, certain modes of thought and behaviour must change.

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emini (May 21 – Jun 21 A Desire to create a deeper and more reliable sense of security is on your mind. There are several areas of consideration gaining your attention. A change in your overall lifestyle is implied. Since good health is a cornerstone of security, it is a top priority. It may also be time to learn new skills for future income. Stretch your mind and your comfort zone.

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ancer (Jun 21 – Jul 22) Your confidence levels are rising and your focus is getting sharper. You have entered a time period when you will feel inspired to advance to the next level. Doing so will require extra effort. Fortunately, the impulse and energy to do so will be available to you. Still, you must cooperate consciously. The sooner you can get started the better.

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eo (Jul 22 – Aug 23) Change is the law and sometimes it moves at an accelerated pace, like now. It is likely that many fears are stirring within. The key to overcome them is to not only acknowledge and accept the current flow of change, but to embrace it with faith and determination. It is as though you are in a grand process of graduation. Prepare, move and act to qualify for the next stage.

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irgo (Aug 23 – Sep 22) An expansion of your overall outreach, network and/or circle of associations is underway. The biggest issue to overcome now is a tendency to dream but not act and follow through. You are meant to be in an important learning cycle, yet unless you are proactively engaged you could suffer from lack of direction. Work the angles to blaze a trail.

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ibra (Sep 22 – Oct 22) Some fresh and fertile seeds have been planted in the garden of your public and professional life. While making good of past achievements will help, be careful not to lean on them too much. Acknowledge your will and determination to go forward with confidence that you have a lot to offer. As well, weave in a willingness to invest as necessary for future opportunities.

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corpio (Oct 22 – Nov 21) A potent creative cycle has begun for you. It requires that you look to the future and be willing to take new leads. Training of some kind is implied. Spiritually, your main challenge now is to be true to your core sense of individuality. A clear reflection of doing so will manifest as fresh starts in your attitude, philosophy habitual rhythms.

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Alex Walker, right, crosses the finish line in first place at the USRowing National Championships with his rowing mate Dylan Harris. By Nicole Veerman Editor

Alex Walker will represent Canada on the world stage in two weeks time. The former Jasperite was selected as one of 24 Canadian rowers to travel to Austria to compete in the 2013 World Rowing Under-23 Championships from July 24-28. Walker, who now resides in Victoria, B.C. and rows with the Vikes rowing team at the University of Victoria, will compete in the lightweight men’s double with his rowing mate Dylan Harris. The men were paired together while competing to become a part of the national lightweight team earlier this year, and they just won first place in the men’s double at the USRowing National Championships in New Jersey last month. “I think everything is starting to come together for us,” said Walker. “It’s been a high pressure situation, but we’ve responded pretty well and we’re feeling pretty confident.” Walker has had his sights on the worlds for six years, so he said “it’s surreal” to finally be in a position to go. “It’s going to be kind of crazy to be there. Obviously I’m nervous, but I’m nervous and excited.” He’s also ready for it all to be over, though. He said aside from going to Europe for his first time, he’s really looking forward to crossing the final finish line.

“I obviously want to do well, I want to win, but when it’s over, it’s over and I get to go home and reflect and lie down for awhile. It’s going to be nice. I will have two weeks until the university season starts.” Walker has been living in Ontario all summer, training and competing. He will arrive in Austria on July 15 and will train for a week before the competition. “We have boats in Europe, so we’ll get acquainted with our new equipment and the atmosphere is obviously different than here, so we’ll get used to that and then we’ll move over to the regatta course a day before the race.” After the championship, which includes rowers from 22 countries, he will return to Victoria, where he will continue on with his recreation and physical health degree, while competing and training with the Vikes. Next summer, he hopes to again be selected for the Under-23 national team and to compete in the international championships. After next year, he will be too old to compete with that team, so he’ll move on to the next category, and from there he hopes to land a spot on the 2016 Olympic team—“knock on wood.” “The Olympics is one of those things where you don’t know if you’ll actually be able to do it until you’ve done it. But the Olympics is the goal.” To follow Walker as he competes in Austria, visit worldrowing.com and click World Rowing Under-23 Championships on the events page.

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agittarius (Nov 21 – Dec 21) You have entered a deep cycle. It already began almost a year ago and will continue for a couple more yet. It implies a deep purge and purification process. What used to be important and of value to you is steadily melting away. At best, all things spent, used and false will fall away and be replaced with new perspectives and orientations. These have likely already begun.

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apricorn (Dec 21 – Jan 19) The returns of past efforts and investments continue to roll in. These will reflect back to you the quality of your choices. Due to current influences, increased stimulation of your most important relationships is underway. The overall tone is likely to be charged, dynamic and dramatic, perhaps even aggressive. Work within to produce outer harmony.

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quarius (Jan 19 – Feb 19) A big activation of change in your daily rhythm, routine and overall lifestyle continues. You feel confident that there is more that you can have and achieve. Taking key calculated risks to prove your theory is on your mind. To succeed, you may have to let go of certain things, positions, situations and perhaps people. The time has come to make your move.

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isces (Feb 19 – Mar 20) The time has come to expand your scope and vision to see a bigger picture. Yet, in order not to get overwhelmed by it, acknowledge yourself, your determination and resourcefulness. While you should be experiencing a steady rise in confidence, the danger is that you will scatter your focus. Aim to express yourself on a variety of fronts, yet not too many.

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OFFICE/STUDIO SPACE FOR RENT

Commercial second level

JASPEr InDUSTrIAl CrESCEnT

Call 780-852-8133

ASSESSMENT & TAXATION NOTICES MAILED

Bears play ball in Jasper

The Improvement District No. 12 (Jasper National Park) combined assessment and taxation notices were delivered to property owners on June 28, 2013. Under the Municipal Government Act in regards to property assessment appeals, property owners have 60 days to appeal an assessment (Final date for Assessment Complaint – August 27, 2013). Property taxes are still due and payable by July 31, 2013. Property owners having questions on the assessment are encouraged to contact the Improvement District assessor at 780-939-3310. By Nicole Veerman Editor

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Getting a grip S. Makowsky photo

Aspiring tennis pros practiced their ball control, serving, forehands and backhands, during last week’s junior tennis camp. The keen learners capped off four days of lessons and skill building with a tournament.

Questions on the property taxes should be directed to Administration at 780-422-8876.

The Jasper Bears Under-12 baseball team hosted the second round of provincial playoffs at Centennial Park last weekend, attracting teams from Slave Lake, Barrhead and Drayton Valley. The Bears won one of their three games, with a score of 18–4 against the Barrhead Yankees on Saturday evening. The other two match-ups were against the undefeated Drayton Valley Giants, who came out on top with scores of 15–11 and 12–2. In the first game, the Bears battled hard coming back from behind. But in the end, there weren’t enough innings to get those last four runs. This is the first year for the Bears, as youth baseball was just resurrected in Jasper in May of this year. The results from the weekend will be tallied along with results from around the province by Baseball Alberta to place teams in tiers for the provincial championships. Following the Bears’ games in Jasper and their games in the first round in Slave Lake, the team’s coach, Kathleen Buffel, suspects the Bears will be in the second tier. The championships will be held at Rundle Park in Edmonton July 19-21.

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SUMMITVIEW REALTY NEW LISTING

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1257 CABIN CREEK DRIVE Barbecue on the deck of this 3 bdrm half duplex siding onto Marjorie Lake Trail with Cabin Creek gurgling past your doorstep! Lovely spacious unit with both living and family rooms, loft area, and huge attached garage with auto door. 5 appliances, new shingles and furnace.

$329,000

63 STONE MOUNTAIN - 2 bdrm unit at Stone Mountain, well kept, comes with 5 appliances and built in vacuum system. 1050 sq ft on two levels. Second floor laundry, bedrooms and full bath. 2 pce bathrm on main. Gas assist wood burning fireplace. Deck with a view. Have a look!

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1005 POPLAR AVENUE - Lovely renovated 14’ wide attached mobile with attached sunporch looking onto beautifully landscaped yard. Softwood everywhere, lovely fixtures, high efficiency wood stove in a bright living room. This home shows pride of ownership, have a look today!

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me in Cabin Creek.  Single detached ho finished basement.  3bdrm/2bath, fully  Nicely finished. e Lake Trail  Backs onto Marjori . eek Cr and Cabin

For information call 780-852-4414 $634,000 or visit http://members.shaw.ca/dmontg/jasper2

JASPER PARK FUNERAL SERVICES FOOTHILLS CREMATORIUM

The Foothills Memorial Chapel

1-780-852-3699 • Fax 780-723-2021 • 1-800-238-3462 (Toll Free) Part of Edson Funeral Home Ltd. PO Box 6358, Edson, Alberta, 5040 – 6th Ave.,T7E 1T8 www.edsonfuneralhome.com, e-mail - edfun@telusplanet.net Mr. H.A. (Sandy) Robinson, Representative – 780-852-4527

“Our Standard of Excellence” “Where exceptional service and commitment are never compromised” Full Burial Services, Cremation Services with a crematorium on site in Edson.

Foothills Monument Services

Representing Summit Memorials of Edmonton “Because all memorials are not created equal”

Ask about our “No GST” Advantage Robert C. Joy, Owner, Manager, Funeral Director 780-852-3699 “Semper Fidelis” Serving West Central Alberta for more than 63 years

The longest mountain bike race in the world was a ride from Canada to Mexico. With 4300 km over the continental divide in the Rockies.

$799,000 807 TONQUIN STREET - Remarkable 4 level split on quiet, central street. Spacious room sizes, lots of window space, 2600 sq ft plus bsmt, 4 bdrms, 4 bthrms, enormous sunroom over dbl heated garage, 2 fireplaces, l/r off spacious bright kitchen and huge rec room. Lots of house in great location at an attractive price. Call for more details.

$1,500,000 400 PATRICIA STREET - Immaculate 2000+ sq ft 2 storey, on a commercial zoned lot just under 6000 sq ft. Separate exterior entry to 2nd level. 8 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, nicely updated and well maintained. Detached garage, carport and large concrete parking area. Give us a call to view.

$1,500,000 205 BONHOMME - Absolutely stunning Rockies style 2 storey with Mark Deagle logwork on all siding, beams, stairwells, and more. 2500 sq ft plus a beautifully finished bsmt with revenue suite(s). Maple hardwood and solid pine doors throughout. State of the art heating system. Fabulous stainless steel appl kitchen open to dining and living rms. Impressive river rock fireplace, hot tub and huge heated garage.


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The Municipality of Jasper for the pancake breakfast, Rocky Mountain Roasters, Mountain Park Lodges, Sawridge Hotel and Conference Centre, Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Evil Dave’s Grill, Best Western Jasper Inn,Athabasca Motor Hotel, Shirley’s Place, Super A Foods, Jasper Fire Brigade, the Mayor and councilor’s, municipality staff and all the volunteers who make this breakfast the wonderful start to Canada Day. All the profits from the breakfast will be donated to the Jasper Yellowhead Museum and Archives.

Brian Catto, Superintendent Greg Fenton and the Parks Canada Staff for the great flag raising, and the Other Paw for the delicious birthday cake. The Bye the Wye pipe band and military colour party for piping in the flag raising and leading the parade. Our local RCMP detachment and wardens for adding colour and strength to our mini Mounties. The mini Mounties; Bella, Jillian, Elisha, Mathieu, Beenad, and Wyatt, you gals and guys were troopers. All the local business who participated and put together a fabulous display of pride in

Canada.The Jasper Red Fins for providing parade security. Jasper the Bear as parade marshal and Robin Campbell our MLA for attending. Our judges Mary and Charlene, Pyramid Riding Stables for the lovely carriage transportation. Rocky Mountaineer Railtours for the people mover. and Marmot Lodge for the people movers, Marmot Basin for the radios. The Jasper Yellowhead Museum and Archives and all their volunteers for the great music, games and food in the Park. It is a great way to continue the festivities through out the day.

Our community sponsors for the fireworks whom with out we would not be able to provide the amazing finale at the end of the day:

Tonquin Inn Jasper Home Accommodation Association Downstream Lounge Patricia Lake Bungalows Horseshoe Night Club The Sports Shop Athabasca Hotel ATB Financial Alpine Village Eleanor Bye Professional Corp. Mountain Park Enterprizes Totem Tog Shop

Jasper Raft Tours Pine Bungalows Jasper Brewpub Wild Mountain Jasper Park Riding Stables Jasper Liquor Store Rodger & Ireland Barristers Royal Lepage Summitview Super A Foods D.F.J. Crayston

PARTNERS: Municipality of Jasper Parks Canada Heritage Canada

PLATINUM: Mountain Park Lodges Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Jasper Korean Community Becker’s Chalets Jasper Legion Branch 31

GOLD: Jasper Lions Club Dave the Plumber Jiro Holdings

THE FIREWORKS DISPLAY WAS PROVIDED BY FIREWORKS SPECTACULARS CANADA.

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