• Feb 17, 2017, 12:00 AM

    We are looking for a self-motivated Planning Assistant to join our team, on a full-time basis for a one year term beginning around the third week of April. Deadline for applying is 4:00 p.m. MST Tuesday, February 28, 2017.

  • Feb 16, 2017, 12:00 AM

    Dumping residential waste into commercial waste bins is not only unacceptable, it is ILLEGAL.  It is a safety and health hazard that spoils the environment and costs us all. Please dispose of your waste properly by taking it to the Transfer Station, located at 1001 Highway 3.

  • Feb 9, 2017, 12:00 AM

    If you live in Sparwood, you are invited to a Public Budget Consultation Meeting that will be held to discuss the District’s Financial Plan for the next five years on February 28 5-7 pm.

  • Feb 7, 2017, 12:00 AM

    The District is hiring a Chief Facility Maintenance Operator who will be responsible for overseeing the District's recreation infrastructure maintenance programs. 

  • Feb 7, 2017, 12:00 AM

    Information regarding office hours, Leisure Centre hours, and garbage pick up for BC Family Day can be found here. 

  • Feb 6, 2017, 12:00 AM

    Highway 3 between Sparwood and the Alberta border remains closed and the estimated time of reopening is unknown at this time according to DriveBC.  Highway 3 between Fernie and Elko because of a high avalanche hazard also closed during the night.

  • Feb 6, 2017, 12:00 AM

    Due to the extreme weather conditions today all waste pick-up scheduled for commercial properties, Lodgepole Trailer Court, and Matevic Road will not be picked up today.  The District will make every effort to get to these areas tomorrow.

  • Feb 6, 2017, 12:00 AM

    The Regional District of East Kootenay issued a media release today in response to the heavy snowfall and continued travel and weather advisories.

  • Feb 5, 2017, 12:00 AM

    A Warming Centre has been opened at the Fire Hall, located at 479 Pine Avenue, for motorists who have been stranded due to Highway 3 road closure.   

  • Feb 5, 2017, 12:00 AM

    Highway 3 remains closed in both directions from Sparwood to the Alberta border because of limited visibility with heavy snowfall. Residents are urged to stay home and not travel as there is a chance that the highway will remain closed all night.

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