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Bike Rodeo coming soon

The Barriere Bike Rodeo will take place in the community on June 10, from 12 noon to 2:30 p.m

Sage Birchwater’s new book Chilcotin Chronicles draws on oral history to tell the history of the people of the Chilcotin.

Cariboo author draws from oral history

Sage Birchwater’s Chilcotin Chronicles tells of colourful characters

Sage Birchwater’s new book Chilcotin Chronicles draws on oral history to tell the history of the people of the Chilcotin.
The annual Barriere Elementary School Art For Others event was held in the school gymnasium the afternoon of May 4

Art For Others – amazing!

Barriere Elementary School Art For Others event was held in the school gymnasium

The annual Barriere Elementary School Art For Others event was held in the school gymnasium the afternoon of May 4

Salvation Army responds to flood situations across Canada

Salvation Army is committed to supporting responders, work crews and those impacted by floods

District of Barriere Mayor Virginia Smith gets a little help from newly appointed Deputy Fire Chief Todd English in presenting Fire Chief Drew McMartin with his new shoulder bars.  (Below) The Mayor and McMartin presenting Rob Lennea with a token of appreciation for taking on the position of Acting Fire Chief from October until now.  Lennea said he will not be retiring from the department

New chain of command at Barriere fire hall

Newly appointed Chief, Drew McMartin, and newly appointed Deputy Chief, Todd English

District of Barriere Mayor Virginia Smith gets a little help from newly appointed Deputy Fire Chief Todd English in presenting Fire Chief Drew McMartin with his new shoulder bars.  (Below) The Mayor and McMartin presenting Rob Lennea with a token of appreciation for taking on the position of Acting Fire Chief from October until now.  Lennea said he will not be retiring from the department
Barrere’s  Alex Underhill takes the ball while Jordan Genier runs defence.

Barriere Minor Ball tourney this weekend

Check out Barriere Minor Ball on Facebook for our schedule of upcoming games

Barrere’s  Alex Underhill takes the ball while Jordan Genier runs defence.

2017 SUMMER FORECAST: Hot, dry weather will be the theme for much of central and western Canada

ccuWeather Global Weather Center reports an active wildfire season is expected

Barriere Lions Club members and volunteers gather round the new playground structure at the Ridge as it nears completion: Top row (l-r); Ward Stamer

Barriere Lions put grant from LNTCFS to good use in playground at Ridge

Lions Club creating partnerships to benefit community

Barriere Lions Club members and volunteers gather round the new playground structure at the Ridge as it nears completion: Top row (l-r); Ward Stamer
Happy Mother's Day

Ma, Mama, Nanay, Mummy, Aama and Mom

Mothers day is coming this sunday – are you ready to thank your mom?

Happy Mother's Day

Reasons behind flooding — and why this week’s weather is not good news

Recipe for flooding that has swept away roads and small bridges in Southern Interior still in forecast

Wet weather in forecast raises landslide, flood risk

Inclement weather is expected in the Central and Southeast regions of B.C. over the next two days

Take your dog to fitness classes

Exciting exercise program includes your canine buddy and you

Pictured: The ground breaking to start the project took place Apr. 19

Museum in Barriere is building addition

$12,000 dollars from a BC 150 grant to build a replica of a pioneer rural school

Pictured: The ground breaking to start the project took place Apr. 19

B.C. Rural Dividend Fund will still be accepting applications up to May 31

Applications for funding under BC Rural Dividend is still being accepted up to May 31

The Barriere Investors Group Walk For Alzheimer’s moves out from the Fall Fair grounds on May 7 led by (l-r) Caden Nickel

Barriere Walk for Alzheimer’s ready to hit $10,000

Organizers set a goal of $10,000, and as of press time they are almost there

The Barriere Investors Group Walk For Alzheimer’s moves out from the Fall Fair grounds on May 7 led by (l-r) Caden Nickel
Some of the Apr. 23 community cleanup volunteers sitting on the steps at the Little Fort Community Hall.

More than a dozen years of community cleanups thanks to Argo and Little Fort Rec Society

Another successful pitch in community clean up was held in Little Fort

Some of the Apr. 23 community cleanup volunteers sitting on the steps at the Little Fort Community Hall.

Caution urged for B.C. residents experiencing flooding

May 7, 2017, Emergency Management BC INFORMATION BULLETIN for south and central interior

What’s Your Story? – A Canada 2017 Yearbook

Canadians invited to participate in a yearbook to mark Canada’s milestone anniversary

Blackpool resident

Blackpool resident wins TNRD survey grand prize

TNRD’s Regional Solid Waste Management Plan Review Survey

Blackpool resident
Barriere Senior Girls played CSS in Clearwater on Tuesday

Barriere Secondary athletics report

Barriere Secondary athletics have a full schedule for spring sports events

Barriere Senior Girls played CSS in Clearwater on Tuesday