Sparwood

Sparwood, B.C., has a memorial to the miners who founded the community.

Sparwood, B.C., has a memorial to the miners who founded the community. — Dan Williams photo

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Sparwood: Who’s who in Business

Sparwood prides itself on being a working community that values its families and enjoys its natural resources.

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Sparwood Chamber of Commerce

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East Kootenay, Elkford, Sparwood, Real Estate

Is it worth owning a second property and renting it out?

Tammie Davy is the owner of Custom Real Estate Property Management in the Elk Valley and has some advice on how to invest in a second property

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Kurt Huebert’s carpentry companion is a Krüsimatic G1 CNC robot.
East Kootenay, Elkford, Sparwood, West Kootenay, Golden, Forestry, Technology

Carpentry for robots

Kurt Huebert of HübertHaus Timberframes in Golden, B.C., has created a company based on hard work, ingenuity and a sophisticated million dollar robot

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The unveiling of the memorial statue was attended by local area dignitaries and representatives.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Sparwood, Mining

Miner’s sculpture unveiled in Sparwood to commemorate lives lost in the coal industry

On April 3, a ceremony commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Balmer North Mine Explosion in British Columbia's Elk Valley took place in Sparwood

An aerial view of the District of Sparwood.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Sparwood, Developments, Financial, Transportation

Sparwood to receive infrastructure funding

The grant will go toward new construction and modern safety improvements to the Middletown Crossing—Highway 3/43 intersection.

Cayle Pasiechnyk has created a legacy with his Sparwood business.
East Kootenay, Sparwood, 40 Under 40

Cayle Pasiechnyk: Building a business from the ground up

Cayle Pasiechnyk started his landscaping work when he was young, and used his impressive skill set to build Elk Valley Greenhouse & Landscaping in Sparwood.

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Manager Mike Miller proudly shows off the new Cummins facility in Sparwood.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Sparwood, Developments, Transportation

Cummins opens state-of-the-art facility in Sparwood

The new, 10,000 square-foot shop features dedicated space for maintenance and repairs, offices, tool storage and a customer conference room.

Sarina Beran, owner of Remedy's Rx in Sparwood, B.C., balances her work with her enjoyment of outdoor activity
East Kootenay, Sparwood, Health & Wellness, Small Business, 40 Under 40

Sarina Beran’s remedy works

Sarina Beran of Sparwood, B.C., loves the independence that comes with entrepreneurship.

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Bobby Hutchinson of Sparwood, B.C., is a successful and prolific writer of romance novels.
East Kootenay, Sparwood, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business, Technology

Bobby Hutchinson, romance writer

Bobby Hutchinson loves books so much that she’s made a career of writing them.

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