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Sparwood Council Facts

Community Energy Award Megan Lohman, representing the Community Energy Association, congratulated the District of Sparwood Oct. 20 for Sparwood’s placement as honourable mention in the 2014 Climate and Energy Action Awards in the Corporate Operations category for work in the … > Read More

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Fallen soldier honoured by courage and resolve

Showing resilience and courage, Canada’s Parliament re-opened for business today, 24 hours after a lone gunman shot and killed Canadian soldier Nathan Cirillo and wounded another person. The incident froze Canada in the moment and has, temporarily at least, smashed … > Read More

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All-Candidates Forum tonight in Sparwood

District of Sparwood voters, there is a great opportunity tomorrow night (Oct. 21) to find out who is who in the Nov. 15 mayoral and council election. An All-Candidates Forum is being held at the Sparwood Rec-Centre 7 p.m. The … > Read More

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Positive steps taken in preventing human/wildlife conflict

There have been fewer bear sightings in Fernie and Elkford this fall. Thank you to everyone who is making efforts to bear-proof their properties. In Fernie we have noticed that putting garbage out on the curb the night before collection … > Read More

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How to attract investors to your business

Experienced investor Mike Volker to give workshops in Sparwood and Cranbrook In business, money fuels growth. If you have business idea you think could work, you need money to launch it. If your business is at a stage that you … > Read More

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The 10 commandments of local office

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb Hello candidates for municipal, Regional District of East Kootenay and school district office. Are you nervous yet? You should be. There is only one month to go before the Nov. 15 civic elections. The forums … > Read More

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School district candidates set

Voters in the East Kootenay have a full slate of candidates from which to select the School Board of Trustees for School District No. 5 (Southeast Kootenay) and School District No. 6 (Rocky Mountain) during the Nov. 15 civic and … > Read More

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Bear and cubs destroyed near elementary school

A black bear and two cubs lured into the community by fruit trees and garbage that have come into conflict with people had to be destroyed on Pine Avenue by the elementary school in Sparwood. Let’s not blame the Conservation … > Read More

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Caring for our community watershed

People care deeply about the health of the Elk River as demonstrated by the 77 adults and youth who participated in the first-ever, valley-wide watershed shoreline cleanup involving Elkford, Sparwood and Fernie. “People recognize that a clean shoreline makes it … > Read More

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Sparwood Council Facts

RCMP – Elk Valley Detachment Sgt. Will Thien and S/Sgt. Lorne Craig of the Elk Valley RCMP Detachment presented the First and Second Quarter Mayor’s Report for 2014 during the Sept. 15 District of Sparwood council meeting. The Detachment reported … > Read More

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