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Barriere – are you ready to show off your green thumb?

Don’t forget Barriere Blooms Contest entry deadline is Aug. 7

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Is there a better time to go to the dump?

TNRD seeking feedback on hours of operation at waste management facilities

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Barriere Mayor Ward Stamer is running for the Conservative Nominee in the Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo. He is pictured here speaking with members of the audience at a Candidate Public Meeting held in the Barriere Lions Hall the evening of July 28. Members of the Conservative Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo riding will be voting online starting Aug. 6 - 9, 2021, to choose who will be representing them in the next Federal election. (Jill Hayward photo)

Stamer holds public meeting before Conservative Candidate vote set for Aug. 6 -9

Ward Stamer is running to be selected as the Conservative Nominee in…

Barriere Mayor Ward Stamer is running for the Conservative Nominee in the Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo. He is pictured here speaking with members of the audience at a Candidate Public Meeting held in the Barriere Lions Hall the evening of July 28. Members of the Conservative Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo riding will be voting online starting Aug. 6 - 9, 2021, to choose who will be representing them in the next Federal election. (Jill Hayward photo)
British Columbia roadside workers in a Cone Zone. (Road Safety At Work photo)

Busier roads put roadside workers at greater risk in the North Thompson

“Roadside work is a dangerous job,” says Louise Yako, program director for…

British Columbia roadside workers in a Cone Zone. (Road Safety At Work photo)
Laura Saunders momma goat, Tris, experienced love at first sight of her two newborn kids born on July 22 at the fairgrounds in Barriere. North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo Association volunteers, Tabitha Dowds and Haille Johnson (who were on duty that night manning the reception desk for evacuated livestock at the fairgrounds) say they were thrilled to be able to assist Tris as midwives during the birth of the kids. (Haille Johnson photo)

100 Mile livestock give birth in North Thompson

Numerous wildfires within the Interior of B.C. have not only caused the…

Laura Saunders momma goat, Tris, experienced love at first sight of her two newborn kids born on July 22 at the fairgrounds in Barriere. North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo Association volunteers, Tabitha Dowds and Haille Johnson (who were on duty that night manning the reception desk for evacuated livestock at the fairgrounds) say they were thrilled to be able to assist Tris as midwives during the birth of the kids. (Haille Johnson photo)
North Thompson Valley residents will be able to snap their Buy BC Photo Contest photographs at the North Thompson Fall Fair Drive Thru on Saturday, Sept. 4, at the fairgrounds in Barriere, where they will find numerous opportunities to compose that prize winning photo. (Metro Creative)

BC Fairs launches photo contest with Buy BC

Fairgoers in British Columbia can have some extra fun at B.C. fairs…

North Thompson Valley residents will be able to snap their Buy BC Photo Contest photographs at the North Thompson Fall Fair Drive Thru on Saturday, Sept. 4, at the fairgrounds in Barriere, where they will find numerous opportunities to compose that prize winning photo. (Metro Creative)
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Libraries are so much more than books…

To the Editor: I got this idea from a library journal and…

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Do you have a ride out in case of an evacuation order?

Hopefully, our area communities will remain safe through this unprecedented wildfire season.…

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How ready is Barriere for a wildfire emergency?

Mayor Ward Stamer says his town “is ready”

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Selling doesn’t always stop at ‘making the sale’!

To the Editor; ‘Shop Locally’ is my motto also…further to the Barriere…

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StoryWalk® in Barriere's Fadear Park is back up with a new story for all ages to enjoy. (Pam Rudd Photo)

StoryWalk® back at Fadear Park in Barriere

Earlier this month the StoryWalk® boards placed around the oval in Barriere’s…

StoryWalk® in Barriere's Fadear Park is back up with a new story for all ages to enjoy. (Pam Rudd Photo)
Grace Martindale gives miniature horse foal Rocky a neck scratch at the North Thompson Fall Fairgrounds in Barriere last Monday. Rocky is just one month old, he and his dam were evacuated earlier this month from 100 Mile House with a number of other livestock when that community went under evacuation alert due to wildfires in the area. (Jill Hayward photo)

Fairgrounds in Barriere hosting evacuated livestock

For the second time in just under four years the North Thompson…

Grace Martindale gives miniature horse foal Rocky a neck scratch at the North Thompson Fall Fairgrounds in Barriere last Monday. Rocky is just one month old, he and his dam were evacuated earlier this month from 100 Mile House with a number of other livestock when that community went under evacuation alert due to wildfires in the area. (Jill Hayward photo)

Fire by brake check on Hwy 24 quickly extinguished

Jim’s Market proprietor and Little Fort resident, Pam Jim, says a fire…

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All ground water and well user must be licensed by 2022

Those not applying by deadline will lose recognition of their historical date of first use

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Temporary interruption to X-ray service in Barriere

The Barriere Health Centre is advising area residents that non-emergency medical imaging…

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A new District of Barriere highway frontage sign to be placed at the north end of the community will also incorporate promoting Barriere as the home of the annual North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo. (Christian & Christian Signs 2021 graphic)

New signage coming soon for Barriere

At the July 12, Monday night meeting of the District of Barriere,…

A new District of Barriere highway frontage sign to be placed at the north end of the community will also incorporate promoting Barriere as the home of the annual North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo. (Christian & Christian Signs 2021 graphic)
Mike Haslett’s truck with a trailer loaded with fuel for the Lytton fire evacuees. (Photo K. Thalheimer)

RGH Mechanical in Barriere sends fuel for Lytton fire evacuees

In order to offer support to the evacuee’s from the Lytton Fire…

Mike Haslett’s truck with a trailer loaded with fuel for the Lytton fire evacuees. (Photo K. Thalheimer)
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There is still hope for spaceship Earth

To the Editor; Clearly there has been discouragingly insufficient political courage and…

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The U12 Barriere Stingers (orange) in a game against Barriere’s Stamer Logging team during the Softball BC Provincial Championships for U12, U14, U16 and U19 Boys. (Michelle Johnson photo)

Barriere ball parks come alive for Provincials

Community turns out to hear the crack of the bat and cheer on the players

The U12 Barriere Stingers (orange) in a game against Barriere’s Stamer Logging team during the Softball BC Provincial Championships for U12, U14, U16 and U19 Boys. (Michelle Johnson photo)
A fire next to the CN tracks in Vinsulla was quickly gotten under control the afternoon of Wednesday, July 14. (Facebook photo -Kelsey Kashluba)

Bird starts fire in Vinsulla hayfield next to CN tracks

When a fire started in a hay field next to the CN…

A fire next to the CN tracks in Vinsulla was quickly gotten under control the afternoon of Wednesday, July 14. (Facebook photo -Kelsey Kashluba)