Jenna Jensen

Katrin and Marla Taylor are pleased to make a $500 donation to the Frank J Mitchell ‘Heaven Bread’ Breakfast Program marking the first of their planned monthly donations.

Elk Valley Thrift Shop begins to give back

The Elk Valley Thrift shop donates to the Frank J Mitchell Elementary School breakfast program.

Katrin and Marla Taylor are pleased to make a $500 donation to the Frank J Mitchell ‘Heaven Bread’ Breakfast Program marking the first of their planned monthly donations.
Winners of the Lego Challenge pose with their prizes and Library Staff.

Creative creations seen at the library’s lego challenge

Children of all ages were thrilled to take part in the Sparwood Public Library's lego challenge.

Winners of the Lego Challenge pose with their prizes and Library Staff.
Members of the Lilac Terrace Board are happy to receive a $20

Lilac Terrace kicks off fundraising campaign

The Sparwood Futures Society was happy to contribute $20,000 to Lilac Terrace.

Members of the Lilac Terrace Board are happy to receive a $20
Residents of the Elk Valley will see a great new thrift shop committed to sustainability and giving back

New sustainable thrift store for Sparwood

A 'no dumping' policy will ensure that all donations are utilized

Residents of the Elk Valley will see a great new thrift shop committed to sustainability and giving back
Friends are seeking community support for Sparwood long-time local

Sparwood community seeks support for long-time resident

Friends of Merv Miller are seeking help this Christmas, including a fundraiser on Dec. 13

Friends are seeking community support for Sparwood long-time local
Sparwood Seniors celebrate with Lilac Terrace Administrator Deborah Friesen as they hear the news that the Lilac Terrace expansion will move forward.

Sparwood Council approves one million dollars toward Lilac Terrace expansion

Riding on this decision was years of hard work by the Lilac Terrace Board.

Sparwood Seniors celebrate with Lilac Terrace Administrator Deborah Friesen as they hear the news that the Lilac Terrace expansion will move forward.
Judy Lindley

Lindley accepts Queens Jubilee medal

Family and friends watched Judy Lindley receive the Queens Diamond Jubilee medal in Sparwood's council chambers on January 21.

Judy Lindley
Nevaeh Kerkhoven

Record numbers hit the pool for EKC free swim

The East Kootenay Community Credit Union seen a record number of swimmers hit the pool during their free swim day.

Nevaeh Kerkhoven
Aaron

A dragon makes a family day debut

A family creates a massive detailed dragon, drawing in locals to check out the sight.

Aaron
Troy Cook

Steelworkers donate to food bank

The United Steelworkers made a generous donation to the local food bank.

Troy Cook
Students from across the District gather together at Elkford Secondary School to discuss bullying.

Teens put the spotlight on bullying

Teens from across the District attack the topic of bullying.

Students from across the District gather together at Elkford Secondary School to discuss bullying.

Sparwood Golf Club takes an in depth look at playability

Sparwood Golf Club will take a look at ways to improve the course.

District of Sparwood staff

Residents get wise about changing climate

The District of Sparwood hosted a seminar that provided residents with information on the changing climate.

District of Sparwood staff
The lovely ladies of Lilac Terrace filled the mall with hustle and bustle as they held their annual bake sale. With tables filled with fresh baked treats many attended to give in to their sweet tooth and get an early start on their holiday baking. Over $2500  from the event  was raised.

Raising money with baking

Fresh baked goods fill the Greenwood Mall in Sparwood.

The lovely ladies of Lilac Terrace filled the mall with hustle and bustle as they held their annual bake sale. With tables filled with fresh baked treats many attended to give in to their sweet tooth and get an early start on their holiday baking. Over $2500  from the event  was raised.

Police remind residents to keep safe

With a string of petty theft from vehicles and callers claiming to be Microsoft technicians, police remind residents to use caution.

Owners Seann Harper and chef Kawna Cameron sit in the cozy corner of their restaurant

Coal Miners Diner serves Sparwood

Elk Valley residents will now have a new choice in dining options with the opening of Sparwood's Coal Miners Diner.

Owners Seann Harper and chef Kawna Cameron sit in the cozy corner of their restaurant
Councilor Joanne Wilton and Sparwood Mayor Lois Halko sit at a booth providing information to residents on the happenings within the District.

Sparwood craft sale showcases great shopping

Hosted by the Sparwood Arts Council, the annual Small Business and Craft Sale was again a huge success.

Councilor Joanne Wilton and Sparwood Mayor Lois Halko sit at a booth providing information to residents on the happenings within the District.
Hosted by the grade 6 students

FJM students take time to remember

Grade 6 students hosted the FJM Remembrance Day Ceremony.

Hosted by the grade 6 students
Nic Milligan Manager of Community and Aboriginal Affairs Teck addressed those that attended the Elkford Chamber of Commerce meeting

Elkford Chamber meeting projects positivity

Many residents attended the Elkford Chamber meeting to network and learn of projected economy outcomes in the area.

Nic Milligan Manager of Community and Aboriginal Affairs Teck addressed those that attended the Elkford Chamber of Commerce meeting
Lions Club Member Gary Grieser

Elkford student advances in Lions Peace Poster Contest

Local students advances in the Lions Club Peace Poster contest.

Lions Club Member Gary Grieser