Tag Archives: Sparwood

Injured bear in West Fernie

A small cinnamon coloured bear with an injured front leg has been seen by the park at the corner of Hand Avenue and Riverside Drive in West Fernie. Make noise if choosing to enter the park to avoid surprising this bear … > Read More

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Bench for bus riders would be nice

Letter to the Editor I would like to make a suggestion to the District of Sparwood on a possible donation from a club or organization for a park bench for passengers on the Elk Valley Community Bus from Elkford to … > Read More

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Sparwood Council Facts

The following is a breakdown as to what occurred during the June 15 District of Sparwood council meeting. Request from Mr. Ron Saad Mr. Ron Saad presented a request to council for the installation of memorials recognizing Colin Curties for … > Read More

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Bear sightings near Fernie, Sparwood

A bear with cubs was seen at the top of view trail by Black Forest in Mt Fernie Provincial Park and a small bear was seen last night (June 24) on Far Out in the Mt. Proctor area and a bear and … > Read More

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Opinions needed on childcare in the Elk Valley

Whether you are a parent, grandparent, employer or childcare provider, you are asked to complete a survey on how you are affected by the availability of childcare in the Elk Valley. The extensive survey is being carried out by the … > Read More

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Thank you to organizers, volunteers and visitors

Letter to the Editor Thank you to everyone who stopped by the WildSafeBC display at Coal Miner Days in Sparwood last weekend. It was great to see how many residents are interested in reducing human/wildlife conflict. It was a pleasure to be invited … > Read More

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Elkview Mine Best Written at Smithers

B.C. Mine Rescue teams battle for top spot in Smithers Following a grueling day of intense competition, three dedicated B.C. mine rescue teams claimed victory this weekend at the 60th annual Mine Rescue and First Aid Competition in Smithers. Teams … > Read More

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Grizzly seen behind rec centre

A grizzly bear has been seen by the public works yard and behind the recreation centre on Pine Avenue in Sparwood this morning (June 17), reports Elk Valley Bear Aware. Do not approach or feed the bear. Lets work together … > Read More

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Mountain bikers find Paul Kerr

Paul Kerr, who has been missing since Sunday morning, was located off St. Mary’s Lake Road this evening around 7 p.m. Mountain bikers riding in the area located Paul pinned under his motorcycle in the bush off St Mary’s Lake Road … > Read More

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Long Way Home walk for PTSD Awareness in region

The Long Way Home walk for PTSD Awareness arrived in the East Kootenay yesterday (June 15), with Kate MacEachern and team arriving in Sparwood. Today they are making their way to Fernie and they expect to arrive in Cranbrook in … > Read More

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