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Ready, set, go! Barriere Elementary School students charge across the starting line during the school’s track and field day held on May 11. (Pictured right) Long jumper Erik Fraser heads into his jump. (M. Brogan photos)

Barriere Elementary qualifies 52 for Kamloops Zones

Barriere Elementary School (BES) held their annual track and field day on…

Ready, set, go! Barriere Elementary School students charge across the starting line during the school’s track and field day held on May 11. (Pictured right) Long jumper Erik Fraser heads into his jump. (M. Brogan photos)
Highway 5 was closed in both directions in the North Thompson south of Barriere at Louis Creek from just before 11 p.m. the evening of Friday, May 20, to 6:46 a.m. May 21, due to a police incident involving a shooting. (Photo by Jill Hayward, Barriere Star Journal)

Shots fired, man injured in police altercation on Hwy 5

The Independent Investigations Office of British Columbia (IIO BC) are investigating a…

Highway 5 was closed in both directions in the North Thompson south of Barriere at Louis Creek from just before 11 p.m. the evening of Friday, May 20, to 6:46 a.m. May 21, due to a police incident involving a shooting. (Photo by Jill Hayward, Barriere Star Journal)
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Highway 5 closed in both directions at Louis CreekUPDATE: Highway now open

UPDATE: Highway open in both directions on Saturday, May 21, 6:46 a.m.

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Barriere Secondary boys take West Zone Golf Championship

The Barriere Secondary School golf team came out with the gold at…

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Two roads in Barriere to be resurfaced

District of Barriere mayor and council have given the go ahead with…

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Don’t set your dog up to fail

This week a local rancher reported a small calf in his herd…

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Temporary service change at Barriere and District Health Centre

Interior Health hopes to resume normal operations Monday, May 16, at 8:30 a.m.

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Line up at Hungry Horse Cafe

The North Thompson Fall Fairgrounds in Barriere, was a busy place again…

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The District of Barriere will be able to move to Stage 1 Water Restrictions on May 31 of this year as a result of municipality’s new well has come online. (Metro Creative photo)

Barriere moving to Stage 1 Water Restrictions May 31

Water restrictions were on the agenda at the District of Barriere Council…

The District of Barriere will be able to move to Stage 1 Water Restrictions on May 31 of this year as a result of municipality’s new well has come online. (Metro Creative photo)
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‘Dogs’ for donations at Interior Savings garage sale

Interior Savings Service Representative Tanya Speer was in charge of serving up…

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Barriere is seeking volunteers to serve on Recreation Committee

The DOB but only those selected will be contacted.

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Dunn Lake Road access to Clearwater closed daily until May 9

A sign at the corner of Barriere Town Road and Dunn Lake…

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The Allies Mountain Bike Festival has been cancelled (Simpcw First Nation/Facebook)

Allies Mountain Bike Festival has been cancelled

The much anticipated Allies Mountain Bike Festival scheduled to take place this…

The Allies Mountain Bike Festival has been cancelled (Simpcw First Nation/Facebook)
The North Thompson Fish and Game Club Society manage the Gorman Lake Rifle Range north of Barriere. (NTFGCS Facebook photo)

Province reconsiders new restrictions after consultations with BCWF

The B.C. Wildlife Federation report the provincial government has reconsidered and rejected…

The North Thompson Fish and Game Club Society manage the Gorman Lake Rifle Range north of Barriere. (NTFGCS Facebook photo)
North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo Association Ambassadors are shown sorting and potting strawberry starts for the annual NTFF plant sale in 2021. (S/J File photo)

Horse poop and plants are just what the gardener ordered

North Thompson Fall Fair Spring Plant Sale happens on Sunday, May 1, in Barriere

North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo Association Ambassadors are shown sorting and potting strawberry starts for the annual NTFF plant sale in 2021. (S/J File photo)
Multiple firefighting agencies responded to a grass fire along the railway tracks behind a ranch across the North Thompson River in Little Fort the evening of Monday, April 25. (Blackpool Fire Rescue photo)

Two days of fires keep North Thompson firefighters hopping

Two days of fires keep North Thompson firefighters hopping

Multiple firefighting agencies responded to a grass fire along the railway tracks behind a ranch across the North Thompson River in Little Fort the evening of Monday, April 25. (Blackpool Fire Rescue photo)
(L-r) Bernice Randrup is shown presenting Colleen Christensen, the winner of the North Thompson Fall Fair's Miss Kitty Wheelbarrow Contest in 2021, with a brand new wheelbarrow donated by Bees Blossoms & Garden Art, in memory of Kitty Hurdle. (NTFFRA photo)

Don’t forget to plant your wheelbarrows

Valley gardeners are starting to ready their flower and vegetable beds for…

(L-r) Bernice Randrup is shown presenting Colleen Christensen, the winner of the North Thompson Fall Fair's Miss Kitty Wheelbarrow Contest in 2021, with a brand new wheelbarrow donated by Bees Blossoms & Garden Art, in memory of Kitty Hurdle. (NTFFRA photo)
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Heffley Creek finds smiles and happiness for Easter

“The streets in Heffley Creek were a busy place the morning of…

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North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo Association Ambassadors Morgan Bennett (far left), and assisted the Easter Rabbit in delivering chocolate eggs. (Jill Hayward photo)

Lions’ Easter Egg Hunt a sweet time for all

A bright sunny day at the ballparks on Easter Sunday, April 17,…

North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo Association Ambassadors Morgan Bennett (far left), and assisted the Easter Rabbit in delivering chocolate eggs. (Jill Hayward photo)
Barriere Elementary School’s new principal is Mikel Brogan. (BES photo)

Barriere Elementary welcomes a new principal

Barriere Elementary School has a new principal. Mikel Brogan is the new…

Barriere Elementary School’s new principal is Mikel Brogan. (BES photo)