Tag Archives: Sparwood

Sparwood Council Facts

The following is a breakdown as to what occurred during the Dec. 15 District of Sparwood council meeting. Whiskey Jack Resort Mr. Joe Valentine addressed council with concerns he has regarding the Master Development Agreement between the district and WJ Lots … > Read More

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Age-friendly grant for Sparwood

Sparwood is one of 28 British Columbia communities to be awarded an age-friendly community planning and project grant, the B.C. Government announced Dec. 11. Age-friendly community planning and project grants are in place to support strategies to help seniors stay … > Read More

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Register your AED, says Heart and Stroke Foundation

You’re out with a friend when she collapses in sudden cardiac arrest. You know you’re supposed to call 911, get an AED (automated defibrillator device) and start CPR. Seconds count. Thanks to the newly established BC AED registry, the 911 … > Read More

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Sparwood Council Facts

The following is a breakdown as to what occurred during the Nov. 17 District of Sparwood council meeting, the last of the 2011-2014 council’s tenure. Flower baskets and planters Council approved the purchase of up to $30,000 of self-watering flower … > Read More

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Sparwood works together to dig out

By Marija Goetting Power outages, stranded people and powerful wind gusts were just some of the reported consequences of Friday night’s snowstorm. The Elk Valley was hit with one of the nasty first storms of the year. The most visible … > Read More

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Highway 3 re-opened at Sparwood

Highway 3 is now open. The highway was closed in both directions at Sparwood yesterday afternoon and evening because of blowing snow and white out conditions through the Crowsnest Pass in Alberta, according to DriveBC. It is also noting that winter … > Read More

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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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