• Outdoors

    Britches on a Branch

    Sometime around the middle of the twentieth century a new species of tree was found blooming in the vicinity of a mountain resort. This tree was unlike any other plant species previously discovered. It would [...]
  • Outdoors

    A Truly Wild Experience

    “The Smaller The Creature, The Bolder Its Spirit.” ~Suzy Kassem I found myself in a precarious situation, trying to keep the bike between me and the angry beast. No matter what I tried it just kept [...]
  • History

    The Sulphur Summit

    Norman Bethune Sanson has likely summited Sulphur Mountain more times than anyone else. The former curator of the Banff Park Museum first climbed the peak in 1896 to record weather observations from an elevated position. [...]




In the Spotlight

From Police Outpost To Modern City

by Tyler Dixon in History

What was it like to stand in the middle of a wide open prairie and imagine a city?                ~Inscription on Mountie statue overlooking Fort Calgary. The confluence of [...]

Food & Drink

  • Buying and Eating Locally, In Two Recipes

    September 8, 2014
    I’ve made a serious effort over the past few years to buy locally as much as possible. As someone who spent years working for small, locally-owned independent businesses, I’ve become intimately familiar with how important these [...]