Ashley Lavallee-Koenig

Editorial Assistant


Ashley is studying journalism at MacEwan University. Local news and your stories are her passions in journalism. Ashley edits the student podcast Word Nerds by the Earth Common Journal, and has previously volunteered as a writer for The Griff and Her Campus.

She loves to explore the river valley and hopes to find the coziest coffee spot in the city one day.

Recent work by Ashley

A large crowd sits in rows under blue and purple lights while awaiting a presentation during Amii's first AI week.
technology business

Upper Bound conference offers insight into AI

Edmonton's second annual artificial intelligence conference will offer non-experts a glimpse behind the tech-world curtain as it brings industry professionals together to explore advances in the field.

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A side view of Mayor Amarjeet Sohi delivering his 2023 state of the city address
election alberta

Provincial election roundup: May 17, 2023

Here's a summary of useful things to know heading into the provincial election, including the leaders' debate and various candidate forums, as well as efforts to put Edmonton on the provincial election agenda.

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Two people sit in the street-level area of Edmonton Unlimited's new building, one holding a phone. There are large windows, green plants, and furnishings with pops of blue, yellow, and purple.
business technology

Edmonton Unlimited opens innovation headquarters

Edmonton Unlimited has opened its new headquarters downtown with a desire to welcome innovators and restore some vibrancy to the corner of Jasper Avenue and 101 Street. Catherine Warren stopped by Speaking Municipally to talk about it.

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Dozens of sticky notes on a wall under the words "What Issue Should the Provincial Government Prioritize with the first year of being elected?"
election alberta

Provincial election roundup: May 10, 2023

Here's a summary of useful things to know heading into the provincial election, including forums from interVivos and the Women's Health Coalition, agenda-setting from Alberta Municipalities and Public Interest Alberta, and news about Edmonton-area ridings.

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Chris Buyze, wearing an Edmonton Oilers jersey, holds a bouquet of pink and yellow flowers and stands beside a smiling Anand Pye
downtown business

Outgoing DECL president reflects on complexity of downtown safety

Safety issues downtown are multidimensional and need to be addressed with more than just a greater police presence, says Chris Buyze, the outgoing president of the Downtown Edmonton Community League.

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Event organizer Ian Hosler stands on the left in front of a small crowd at the start of Jane's Walk. He is wearing a grey flat cap, yellow jacket, black gloves, and tan trousers. It is snowing.
history planning

Jane's Walk convenes Edmontonians to walk together

A meeting of minds on 102 Avenue, a visit to Griesbach's new Maple Leaf Pond, and a historical dive into the Spruce Avenue neighbourhood are among the tours curious Edmontonians can take with the return of Jane's Walk this weekend.

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