Tag Archives: Sparwood

McDougall returns as Sparwood’s Mayor

District of Sparwood voters returned to the past Nov. 15, voting Cal McDougall to the mayor’s seat. McDougall pulled in 348 votes to district councillor Joanne Wilton’s 331 votes. Hungry Baytaluke received 255 votes and Bev Bellina had 71. The … > Read More

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Sparwood Council Facts

United Steelworkers Mr. Alex Hanson and Mr. Steve Kallies representing United Steelworkers (USW) Local 9346 made a presentation to District of Sparwood council Nov. 3 regarding support for “Stop the Killing, Enforce the Law, Westray Act” campaign. The USW’s national … > Read More

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Sparwood students take action for Elk River

As part of the Columbia Basin Trust’s Know Your Watershed program, 35 Grade 8 students from J. Howard and L. Kroker’s science classes at Sparwood Secondary School pushed up their sleeves and cleaned up 200 pounds of trash, preventing it … > Read More

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Operation Christmas Child underway in Elk Valley

It’s full steam ahead for the Operation Christmas Child Campaign in the Elk Valley. After delays in finding new committee volunteers to take charge of distributing Christmas Child Shoeboxes in the Elk Valley, Operation Christmas Child local media spokesperson Gary … > Read More

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Dragon’s Den without the drama

Learn how to pitch your idea to investors at KRIC workshop If your business idea is a winner but you lack the start-up cash, you need an investor. But how do you find one? Did you know about organizations of … > Read More

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Dog attacked by a cougar in Sparwood

Elk Valley Bear Aware A dog was attacked by a cougar on Michel Creek Road a few days ago and cougar sightings have been reported at the Elk Valley Mobile Home Park, Pine Avenue and on Tamarack Street in Sparwood. … > Read More

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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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