Jenna Jensen

Seniors Drop In Center reveals renovations

A new look and functional renovations have been completed in the Sparwood Seniors Drop In Center.

These girls will head to Kenya to help build a school in March. Here they are posed with a $500 cheque as a donation to their trip from the East Kootenay Community Credit Union

Students take helping hands to Kenya

Sparwood and Elkford highschool students are heading to Kenya on an educational tour.

These girls will head to Kenya to help build a school in March. Here they are posed with a $500 cheque as a donation to their trip from the East Kootenay Community Credit Union
Leah Wilkie presented Joanne Wilton with the Community Literacy Award.

Wilton accepts literacy award

Joanne Wilton was presented with the CBAL Community Literacy Award.

Leah Wilkie presented Joanne Wilton with the Community Literacy Award.
The Community Information and Registration Night was a huge success.  With many tables

Sparwood gathered together for Community Information Night

The Community Information and Registration Night was a huge success in Sparwood.

The Community Information and Registration Night was a huge success.  With many tables
Sparwood Council discussed some possible solutions for the high number of animal collisions on Hwy. 3 coming into Sparwood.

Sparwood looks at solution for highway with high animal collisions

Sparwood Council discussed possible solutions for the high number of animal collisions on Hwy. 3 entering Sparwood.

Sparwood Council discussed some possible solutions for the high number of animal collisions on Hwy. 3 coming into Sparwood.
Pinecrest apartments in Sparwood will soon be cleaned up.

A new look is coming soon for Pinecrest Apartments

Council was happy to hear Pinecrest Apartments will soon be cleaned up.

Pinecrest apartments in Sparwood will soon be cleaned up.
Elkford will take steps to manage urban deer

Elkford discusses deer management

The District of Elkford has taken an in depth look at issues and management techniques for urban deer.

Elkford will take steps to manage urban deer
These Grade 5 students empty their backpacks and prepare for a busy first day of school.

Back to the school in the Elk Valley

September 4th marked the first day back to school for kids in the Elk Valley.

These Grade 5 students empty their backpacks and prepare for a busy first day of school.
Youth bowlers can experience fun

Youth bowling offers more than just sports skills

Youth bowling registration begins and offers players more than just learning the skills of the sport.

Youth bowlers can experience fun
Joanne Wilton will be presented with the Champion for Literacy Award for her dedication to Literacy  in the Elk Valley.

Wilton to recieve Champion for Literacy Award

Joanne Wilton will be awared with the Champion for Literacy Award for her outstanding contributions and commitment to literacy in the Valley

Joanne Wilton will be presented with the Champion for Literacy Award for her dedication to Literacy  in the Elk Valley.

Recognizing sport heroes in Sparwood

Nominations are being accepted for dedicated sports volunteers in Sparwood.

Councillor Sharon Fraser

Japanese Consul General pays a visit to Sparwood

Honoured guests pay a visit to Sparwood to give thanks for support.

Councillor Sharon Fraser

Fresh is best with Sparwood’s new Farmers Market

A mini market will be held soon, giving people a taste of the new Sparwood Farmer's Market.

Sparwood to look at snow and ice issues

Mayor and Council have decided to form a select committee to look at Sparwood's snow and ice policies.

Sparwood's Mycah Sigurdson was a special assistant to the clown at the Circus Gatti in Sparwood.

Circus comes to Sparwood

The Circus Gatti rolled into Sparwood providing kids of all ages with entertainment and fun.

Sparwood's Mycah Sigurdson was a special assistant to the clown at the Circus Gatti in Sparwood.
In attendance for the $10

RBC makes big donation

RBC recently made a ten thousand dollar donation to the Sparwood Health Care Center.

In attendance for the $10
Left - Ravi and Aman Matharoo are the owners of the new Subway restaurant in Sparwood.

Subway in Sparwood now open

Sparwood is thrilled to have a quick and healthy food choice with Subway now open.

Left - Ravi and Aman Matharoo are the owners of the new Subway restaurant in Sparwood.
Grade 5 student Jered Plotnikoff was the winner of Elkford's 'Name the Bear' contest

Elkford bear gets a new name

With submissions from students Elkford has chosen the name of it's promotional bear to be Samson.

Grade 5 student Jered Plotnikoff was the winner of Elkford's 'Name the Bear' contest

Heritage Society makes urgent plea to public

The Sparwood Michel Natal Heritage Society makes a plea to public or doors may be closed forever.

Dave Wilks MP

Sparwood residents receive prestigious medal

Four deserving Sparwood residents were presented with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.

Dave Wilks MP