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Sparwood council amends fees for fire services false alarms

Sparwood Council has changed the fees charged for attendance at false alarms within the District.
Sparwood students visit Peru

Sparwood students visit Peru

A group of Sparwood students recently returned from a trip of a lifetime to Peru.

Council passes motion on train whistle cessation

At the regular council meeting on March 26 in Fernie, council passed a motion for Canadian Pacific Rail (CPR) to stop the train whistle
A 'Grand' Opening for EKCCU

A 'Grand' Opening for EKCCU

A full crowd was in attendance at the grand opening of EKCCU's Sparwood Branch.

New directors appointed to Sparwood Emergency Social Services

Maureen Josay has been appointed as Emergency Social Services Director.
Judy Beaton Wins EKCCU's Nominate Your Neighbour Award

Judy Beaton Wins EKCCU's Nominate Your Neighbour Award

Tireless volunteer recognized for her service to the community.

Join Earth Hour

Fernie and Sparwood City councils would like to encourage citizens to join BC Hydro in supporting Earth Hour on Saturday.
Child development centre boost

Child development centre boost

A Child Development Centre, serving the Elk Valley, is planned for Cranbrook and just received a $100,000 boost.

Hope for affordable housing

The government and Columbia Basin Trust are investing $5 million in affordable housing in the Columbia Basin over the next three years.

Canfor takes over Tembec assets

A new era has begun in the East Kootenay forest industry, with the completion of Canfor's purchase of Tembec assets in the region.