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Sparwood Council Facts

The following is a break down as to what occurred during the March 16 District of Sparwood council meeting. DVP – Spardell Mobile Home Park An informal hearing was held to receive submissions from the public for Development Variance Permit … > Read More

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Local leaders press Jemi on logging plans

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW Worries of a private land ‘cut and run’ operation on former Tembec land in the Elk Valley were addressed last week during a meeting between municipal and regional government officials, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource … > Read More

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Highway 3 work approved

As part of B.C. on the Move, the Government of B.C.’s new 10-year transportation plan, a new high-tech wildlife detection system will be piloted in the East Kootenay. This project is part of government’s plan to invest $75 million over … > Read More

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Elk Valley’s Got Talent added to Days

The Sparwood Coal Miner Days Society has announced an addition to this year’s Coal Miner Days. “As a part of this Years Coal Miner Days celebrations we are hosting Elk Valley’s got talent!” the society announced on its Facebook page … > Read More

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Sparwood Council Facts

The following is a breakdown as to what occurred during the March 2 District of Sparwood council meeting. Business Retention and Expansion Survey The District of Sparwood conducted a Business Rentention and Expansion survey in order to better develop links … > Read More

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Feds provide funds for seniors’ housing

The federal government March 6 provided more than a million dollars for seniors’ housing projects in the Elk Valley. Kootenay-Columbia MP David Wilks, on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, presented $600,000 for Sparwood’s … > Read More

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Call for nominations: CKCA steering committee

The Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA) invites members of the arts, culture and heritage community in the Columbia Basin to join its volunteer Steering Committee. The CKCA is a representative body of the arts, culture and heritage communities across the … > Read More

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Sparwood Council Facts

The following is a break down as to what occurred during the Feb. 16 District of Sparwood council meeting. Elk River Watershed Alliance (ERA) Lee-Anne Walker, Executive Director of the Elk River Wateshed Alliance Feb. 16 provided District of Sparwood … > Read More

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Sparwood’s Loaf celebrating first anniversary

Sparwood’s Loaf Bakery & Café is celebrating its first anniversary on Friday, February 20 with a customer appreciation day. “We’re delighted with the warm reception we’ve received from the community here in Sparwood and we’d like to thank all our … > Read More

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Sparwood Council Facts

The following is a break down as to what occurred during the Feb. 2 District of Sparwood council meeting. Elk Valley RCMP Detachment update Sergeant Will Thien of the Elk Valley RCMP Detachment presented the 2014 third and fourth Quarter … > Read More

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