Tag Archives: Sparwood

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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Local girls compete at Tailwind in Lethbridge

By Marija Goetting Local girls from the Elk Valley competed at an equestrian event at Tailwind Equestrian in Lethbridge, Alberta. This weekend Bohomelic Coach Krista Anders brought a team of beginner to veteran riders to Tailwind Equestrian Center to take home … > Read More

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Jesse Plessis returns to the valley

Sparwood-born and raised pianist Jesse Plessis returns to his home stomping grounds Saturday, Jan. 31, for a concert. “Jesse is a perennial favourite with the people of Fernie and Sparwood,” commented organizer Sylvia Elias. “He plays with such depth, from … > Read More

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EKC launches endowment to help Salvation Army

The Cranbrook Salvation Army’s Soup Kitchen program will be the recipient of a significant and sustainable contribution thanks to a generous gift spanning three years announced by the East Kootenay Community Credit Union (EKC). EKC has announced it will endow … > Read More

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United Way supports food banks

United Way East Kootenay distributed $4,400 in December to East Kootenay Food Banks in Sparwood, Kimberley, Elkford, Canal Flats and Cranbrook. Pictured are presentations to Food Bank volunteers by Finning Sparwood staff and United Way representatives. United Way East Kootenay

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Sparwood grads seek recyclables

By Marija Goetting This weekend the Sparwood graduating class of 2015 are collecting pop, beer and wine recyclables to raise money for the end of the year ceremonies. A huge mound of donations have been collected and more want to donate. People … > Read More

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2014 in the East Kootenay – Part Two

July to December One of the things I love the most about living in the East Kootenay is the abundant potential for photographic fun; whether scenery, people, events or the quirky ephemera of day-to-day existence in this beautiful region. The … > Read More

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