Category : Community Notices & Public Service Announcements

2017 Winter Leisure Guide Available!

Make your New Year's Resolutions today and start planning your fitness schedule for 2017!

Town Hall Meeting on November 16th

Please join Mayor McDougall and Council for a Town Hall meeting. This is your opportunity to share your thoughts on next year’s budget and issues that matter to you and the community.

Heritage Workshop #2

This event is the second part of our initiative to consider how our community can best meet our goal to “encourage, promote and celebrate local heritage, culture and arts". Don't forget to RSVP!

Bridge Missing from Elk Valley Trail

*Update: The bridge was found and is being assessed to determine if it is still useable*

District of Sparwood Receives Honourable Mention Award at UBCM

The District of Sparwood received recognition for its strong leadership in energy conservation in the form of an Honourable Mention award at UBCM.

Valley Riders Open House

The Valley Riders Sparwood Society would like to thank you for you suport and will be hosting an Open House at the Club Grounds on Sunday October 2nd, 2016.

Updated Notice of Construction - Buckthorn Road

The District of Sparwood is planning to make repairs to the sanitary sewer collection system in Buckthorn in October 2016.

Emergency Social Services Director

Council recently appointed Charmaine Lucas as the new Emergency Social Services Director (ESSD) for the District of Sparwood. 

Notice of Reduced Water Pressure at 100 Aspen Dr

The District is working in both the Aspen Drive mechanical building and the Aspen Drive hot box. Residents in the Mountainview Mobile Home Park may experience fluctuations in water pressure during this time. 

Fall 2016 Community Information and Registration Night

Come and find out what’s happening in our community Thursday, September 8, 2016 – 5:00 – 7:30 pm at the Sparwood Curling Rink. See programs of interest for people of all ages and stages. 

Got apples? Want apples?

Have fruit trees but cannot pick them?  Want to find a tree to pick? Check out Wildsight’s Tree Share Board and Facebook group to find or post a tree.

Stop! In The Name of Safety

The District of Sparwood and School District 5 are collaborating on a pilot project to install 2 bus camera
systems (buscams) in Sparwood. 

Labour Day 2016 Garbage Pick Up

There will be NO GARBAGE PICKUP ON Monday September 5th, 2016.

Garbage that is normally picked up on the Monday will be picked up on Tuesday September 6th, 2016.

Highway 3 Road Construction

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MOTI) are resurfacing Highway 3 from Fernie to the Hosmer passing lanes (approximately 5km east of Hosmer) from August 2 - September 30.

Elk River Crossing Erosion Mitigation Project

Recreation users are asked to please avoid the Elk River area north of CP Rail Bridge beside TECK’s Elkview Mine operations for the next 6-8 weeks...

Fireworks Prohibited in SE Fire Centre

The District of Sparwood would like to remind residents, that as part of the Southeast Fire Centre, the use of fireworks is currently banned.

BC Day Garbage Pick Up

There will be NO GARBAGE PICKUP on Monday August 1st, 2016. Garbage that is normally picked up on the Monday will be picked up on Tuesday August 2nd, 2016.

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Upcoming Community Events:

  • start Sep 18, 2018, 6:30 PM - end Sep 18, 2018, 8:30 PM
    Community members are invited to a public meeting on dust and air quality hosted by Teck’s Elkview Operations.
  • start Sep 21, 2018, 2:00 PM - end Sep 21, 2018, 9:00 PM
    Mark your Calendar! In a collaboration between The District of Sparwood & Youth Action Sparwood, we are bringing escape rooms to you. Guests solve a series of puzzles hidden by locks and corresponding clues, in a time frame! Book today!
  • start Sep 27, 2018, 6:15 PM - end Sep 27, 2018, 8:30 PM
    Join Teck as they present an update on their work on water quality in the Elk Valley.