Park Warden's Blog


A walk in the Park, Volume 223 (Part 1)

WARDEN TRACKS... Today you're getting a frosty treat from Red Hot Chili Peppers!  In 2006, the Rock & Roll Hall Of Famers released a double-album that was jam packed with incredible tunes from front-to-back & front-to-back again, called "Stadium Arcadium."  Later today I'll be posting another "Vintage Series" interview, featuring "in again, out again" guitarist extraordinaire, John Frusciante.  From the last RHCP album he played on, heat yourself up with "SNOW (HEY OH)."  Press the play button in the album graphic and dig it, man.

Topic Of The Day: DO YOU THINK THE FUKUSHIMA POWER PLANT IS "MELTING DOWN?  Call 780-451-8666, or click our Facebook, Twitter and Text (SMS) links at the top of this page.  Over the past couple of days there've been some very strange news stories, so why not another one today?  A couple weeks ago news surfaced about a possible meltdown in progress at Japan's Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, so I'll let you decide what's happening there.  Check various opinions & points-of-view here, here & here, or a billion other places on the web, and out of all of them, somebody must be right.This Could Be You

Winning Weekends With The Warden... WIN FREE LIFT PASSES FOR JASPER'S MARMOT BASIN every Saturday & Sunday between 10am & 4pm (Mountain time, of course).  Experience Marmot's 50th birthday season with all the events, parties, riding, and other "Celebrate Jasper" fun hereJASPER IN JANUARY is coming too, with reduced rates on lift passes, hotels, restaurants & more!  And plug into all the Rocky Mountain fun with the following links for MARMOT BASIN, Banff's Sunshine Village & the rest of Western Canada.

FROST QUAKES IN ONTARIO... With the current Arctic blast gripping much of the continent right now, residents in Ontario, which basically flash-froze last week, have been experience a bizarre weather phenomena known as a Frost Quake.  Pretty cool, literally, learn about it here.

EPIC TUESDAYS AT EDEN... Hey ladies! DO YOU LIKE FREE MONEY?  Then join me every Tuesday night at Eden Exotic Entertainment and you could win $600 cash!  Rockstar Energy presents the Wet T-shirt Contest, and the ridiculous action returns to the Eden stage in just two days!  Click here for this week's entertainers, upcoming events, & more.Tampa Bay Sucks!

EDMONTON OILERS... Got beat up 5-2 by a bunch of Ducks in Anaheim Friday night.  This evening the mighty Oil are back on home ice hosting the Tampa Bay Lightning, check out Coach Eakins' pre-game media chat from earlier this morning here.  Faceoff from Rexall Place is at 6:05pm Mountain time, Sportsnet West has it.

WORLD JUNIOR HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP... Canada played Russia for Bronze this morning and......... Lost 2-1 to Russia, so that means Canada's juniors are heading back to their respective league teams "medal-less" for the first time in three decades!  Wrap-up here.

EDMONTON OIL KINGS... Had a heaping-helping of tender, delicious Seattle Thunderbird last night with their 7-0 shutout in front of the home crowd!  Next up, the Kelowna Rockets pay a visit on Wednesday night.  Faceoff from Rexall Place is at 7:05pm Mountain time, catch every game live on our brother station, TSN 1260.Rush Home Opener Next Saturday

EDMONTON RUSH... Had a huge 13-10 win over Colorado to kickoff the 2014 National Lacrosse League season last weekend.  They're back in action again this coming Saturday, with the Mammoth visiting Edmonton.  Faceoff at Rexall Place will be at 7:05pm Mountain time.

FUN, FESTIVALS, ETC... Deep Freeze Fest (January 11 & 12), JASPER IN JANUARY (January 17 - February 2), Ice On Whyte (January 24 - February 2), Canadian Birkebeiner (February 7 & 8).

From yesterday... KIM JONG UN KILLS UNCLE WITH DOGS?  Not out of the realm, look here.

From yesterday... UNITED STATES OF AMERIJUANICA?  I bet Colorado's the happiest state in the U-S, here.

Comments?  Suggestions?  Contact me by FacebookTwitter, or email.  Thanks for checking out today's blog, and I'll be on the air again tomorrow from 10am - 3pm Mountain time, GO OILERS!

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