On December 1, Dean Spry of Sparwood was named the new Sparwood Fire Chief, stepping up from the Deputy Director of Fire Services, or the Deputy Fire Chief, position.
"I look forward to [...]
Introducing Sparwood’s first Youth Coordinator
The Sparwood Community Youth Network has just announced Joni Laberge as their first Youth Coordinator.
"I think it's really exciting to work with the youth of Sparwood," says Laberge. "So far it has really been fun and I think [...]
Food Drive one of the best yet
The holiday season is starting off right with first responders in Sparwood hosting their annual food drive.
At 5:30 pm on [...]
Knights of Columbus donates to SOAPS breezeway
The Knights of Columbus presented a cheque to the Sparwood Old Age Pensioners Society for $12,500.
The large donation will go towards [...]
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Michel/Natal-Sparwood Heritage Society Workshop
Sparwood residents gathered at Sparwood's Fire Hall #1 on Tuesday, November 22, for part 2 of the Sparwood Heritage Workshop to discuss [...]
Still time to take part in Fernie's Festival of Trees
The three week long Festival of Trees, kicked off in Fernie on November 18 to usher in the holiday season. Sponsored by the Fernie Rotary Club (FRC), the Festival of Trees is a [...]
Possibility on The Climbing Wall
I half heartedly signed up to get my belay ticket on October 25th in hopes that I could get my son interested in yet another activity that didn't involve a screen in front of his face. I wanted him to [...]
Crafty Creations at Sparwood's Moonlight Madness Craft Fair
Sparwood's Moonlight Madness Craft Fair occurred on November 24, giving Sparwood residents a [...]
Trust CEO Remembered
Neil Muth’s contributions will “live on forever”
Columbia Basin Trust Board and staff, and residents of the region join Neil’s family in mourning the unexpected passing of Neil Muth, President and CEO. Neil will be remembered for [...]
Christmas store is open
November 19, marked the official 2016 opening for the Elk Valley Thrift Shop Society's (EVTSS) Christmas Store. With people lined up on the street it was clearly [...]
Elk Valley Trail (Trans Canada Trail) update Part 2
While most of us in the Elk Valley were staying warm and dry through our wet autumn, deep in the woods all around us, construction of the Elk Valley Trail (Trans Canada Trail) has [...]
3rd annual Santa's Workshop a great success
Cora Goulet works diligently all year to prepare for the annual Santa's Workshop. On November 18, kids gathered in their masses in the Sparwood Rec Centre to get [...]
Great inspiration revealed at Elk Valley Craft Fairs
We are all used to seeing the Elk Valley Craft Fairs fire up at this time of year but we never quite get used to the impressive amount of talented and dedicated [...]
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