Jenna Jensen

Sparwood Sr. Boys basketball team win East Kootenay Championship

The Sparwood Secondary School senior boys basketball team won the top spot and title of East Kootenay champions.

Art space staple in Elkford community

The Elkford Arts Council has grown and developed into a huge and very successful part of the community.

Family fun day at Sunset Ridge

Sparwood's Sunset Ridge Ski Society (SRSS) is in full swing.

Teens put the spotlight on bullying

Teens from across the District attack the topic of bullying.

Steelworkers donate to food bank

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

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.

Sparwood residents attend Remembrance Day Ceremony

Many residents gathered around the Cenotaph to observe the Remembrance Day Ceremony.

Elkford student advances in Lions Peace Poster Contest

Local students advances in the Lions Club Peace Poster contest.

FJM students take time to remember

Grade 6 students hosted the FJM Remembrance Day Ceremony.

Elkford Chamber meeting projects positivity

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

Boys host a Halloween fundraiser.

Keeping up with the fun of the season the SSS senior boy's volleyball team host a Halloween fundraiser.

Poppy campaign is underway

Sparwood's Mayor Lois Halko is pinned with a poppy, kicking off the poppy campaign.

Sparwood Poolside Concession looks forward to serving community

Residents of Sparwood will now have a new dining option with Sparwood Poolside Concession.

Building better lives with Bridges to Community

The Falkins Insurance teams have been fundraising to send two employees to Nicaragua to help build homes and schools.

Business owners get educated with workshops

Three early morning workshops were held over the past week for residents of Sparwood during Small Business Week.

Teens scare away hunger this Halloween

Students from Sparwood Secondary School will be trick or treating for the Sparwood Food Bank this Halloween.

Elkford Post Office holds grand opening

The new Elkford Post Office has opened its doors to the community.

Sparwood sport heroes recognized

Eight Sparwood residents were presented with the Sport Hero award.

Elk Valley students take part in Terry Fox

Sparwood and Elkford schools raised money and ran for Terry Fox.

Making baking count

Sparwood Seniors cook up some fresh baking, selling it to raise money.