Tag Archives: Sparwood

Elk Valley Water Quality Plan update

As you are aware, Teck is working with communities, First Nations and governments to create an Elk Valley Water Quality Plan that will maintain the health of the watershed and ensure continued, sustainable mining in the Elk Valley. The process … > Read More

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Sparwood Council Facts

Community Clean-Up Day The District of Sparwood will be promoting and organizing a community wide cleanup day on April 26. This day has been selected to coincide with Pitch-In Week (April 20 – 26) and follow additional cleanup activities planned … > Read More

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Students’ video vies for Energy Diet Challenge victory

Do you want to do something good today, to send you off into the weekend with a little karma around the corner? Well, all you have to do is use some click power and you can help a Grade 6 … > Read More

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Mining Week tour schedule released

Mining Week this year is Sunday, May 11 to Saturday, May 17. During this period, Teck will once again be offering mine tours at each operation in partnership with the Sparwood Chamber of Commerce. Here is the schedule: May 12 … > Read More

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Toastmasters area winners selected

Each spring Toastmasters holds a series of speaking contests that permit club members to hone their public speaking skills. The competitors start at the club level and present a speech that meets the criteria of an ‘International Speech,’ which is … > Read More

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Sparwood Council Facts

Trail identification District of Sparwood staff was March 17 instructed to coordinate a community trail naming committee to develop a trail naming strategy that reflects locally known and identifiable trail names. The formation of a Community Trail Naming Committee will … > Read More

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Temporary shut down of well due to selenium

The District of Sparwood is temporarily taking one of its three water wells offline from the regular water supply in response to a recent seasonal elevation in selenium levels, which was identified through the district’s regular water testing program. This will … > Read More

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Coroners Service confirms identity of deceased worker

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a male who died following an industrial accident at Teck Resource’s Coal Mountain Operations near Sparwood on March 16. He was Miles Bradley Lorenz, aged 59, of Coleman, Alberta. Mr. Lorenz … > Read More

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Backcountry Hunters and Anglers host successful open house

The newly formed B.C. chapter of the North American-based Backcountry Hunters and Anglers hosted an open house at the Days Inn in Cranbrook on March 8. Chair Bill Hanlon from Sparwood said, “the turnout and response to our open house … > Read More

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Miner killed in incident at Coal Mountain

Teck this afternoon released a report about a fatality early this morning at the Coal Mountain Operations. A serious incident occurred at approximately 2 a.m. March 16 at Coal Mountain Operations that resulted in the death of a 59-year-old Coal … > Read More

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