Tag Archives: Sparwood

Help care for this ribbon of life

Everyone loves the Elk River. They love to float on it during a hot summer day, fish the deep clear cold pools in the fall, or the thrill of paddling white water in the remote lower Phillips Canyon. People care … > Read More

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Have your say and win $1,000 to donate

Columbia Basin Trust is asking residents where it should focus its efforts to best support residents and communities in the Columbia Basin now, and into the future. The Trust is kicking off a year-long Basin-wide public engagement process starting with … > Read More

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Community Job Fair October 23

EK Employment Elk Valley is excited to announce the date for this year’s Community Job Fair. In an age where most jobs require online applications, job fairs are a great and rare opportunity to make personal connections. Job fairs are … > Read More

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Sparwood SAR annual BBQ Sept. 18

Sparwood Search and Rescue will be holding its fourth annual Open House and Barbeque on Thursday, September 18, from 5 until 8 p.m., at the Search and Rescue building at 705 Douglas Fir Road. We would like to invite everyone … > Read More

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Search underway for missing Cranbrook man

Sparwood Search and Rescue and Elk Valley RCMP are trying to locate a 74-year-old male who is believed to have gone to the Flathead River Valley area on a solo hiking trip. The missing person is Lloyd Robert Hodge, 73 … > Read More

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Sparwood Council Facts

The following is a breakdown as to what occurred during the Sept. 2 regular meeting of District of Sparwood council. Lilac Terrace Mr. Robert Burritt and Mr. Ernie Cook, representing the Elk Valley Seniors Housing Society attended the meeting to … > Read More

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Building water literacy empowers a community

Since 2011, the Elk River Alliance (ERA) has been conducting a community-based water monitoring (CBWM) program on Lizard Creek in Fernie, and Alexander Creek east of Sparwood. This project engages local people to learn about the health of their streams … > Read More

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Community Information Night

Come out on Thursday, September 4, between 6 and 8 p.m. to find out what’s happening in the District of Sparwood. See programs of interest for people of all ages and stages. Community groups and organizations are invited to participate … > Read More

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Sparwood Council Facts

The following is a breakdown as to what occurred during the August 18 District of Sparwood council meeting. Valley Riders location change request In August of 2013, the District of Sparwood granted a permit to the Valley Riders allowing them … > Read More

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