Thursday, March 12, 2009

Booster closes its doors

After 46 years of publication, Wednesday, March 11 is the final edition of the Jasper Booster, Sun Media has announced.

Due to increasing challenges in the newspaper industry, shrinking advertising revenues and rising costs, it has been determined that the continuation of publication is no longer viable.

“It was a very difficult decision to cease publication in such a wonderful and picturesque community, but the reality is, the business model no longer made sense in the current economic environment,” said Craig Martin, executive vice president of operations for Western Canada.

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