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The show Altered Perspectives, the artwork of Tim Francis, is on now at The Vic at 4th and Victoria, downtown Kamloops through May 1.

Altered Perspectives: Tim Francis’ one man art show in Kamloops

The show Altered Perspectives, the artwork of Tim Francis, is on now…

The show Altered Perspectives, the artwork of Tim Francis, is on now at The Vic at 4th and Victoria, downtown Kamloops through May 1.
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Barriere’s new well is on track and expected to have plenty of water

“We want to make sure we maximize the quality and quantity of water,” says CAO

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Seniors are learning new technology as they go online to stay connected. (Metro Creative photo)

B.C. seniors connecting more than ever online, but significant gap still exists

Customer service team available to walk new users through how to use their BC Hydro online tools

Seniors are learning new technology as they go online to stay connected. (Metro Creative photo)
The Lower North Thompson Community Forest Society’s main license area is outlined above. It is situated east of Barriere along Barriere Lakes Road. (LNTCFS graph)

Province provides $5 million to reduce wildfire risks in community forests

Lower North Thompson Community Forest Society awarded $85,096 for 275 hectare project near Barriere

The Lower North Thompson Community Forest Society’s main license area is outlined above. It is situated east of Barriere along Barriere Lakes Road. (LNTCFS graph)
The BC Wildfire Service will be partnering with Simpcw First Nation this month in the implementation of a prescribed burn next to their community of Chu Chua. The controlled burn will be highly visible to Highway 5 and all communities in the immediate area. Pictured is a prescribed burn that took place on the Kanaka Bar Reserve last month in partnership with the Kanaka Bar Band and BC Wildfire Service. (BC Wildfire Service Facebook photo)

Simpcw and BC Wildfire Service to hold controlled burn near Barriere

Burn will be highly visible to Chu Chua, Barriere, Darfield, Chinook Cove, Little Fort and Highway 5

The BC Wildfire Service will be partnering with Simpcw First Nation this month in the implementation of a prescribed burn next to their community of Chu Chua. The controlled burn will be highly visible to Highway 5 and all communities in the immediate area. Pictured is a prescribed burn that took place on the Kanaka Bar Reserve last month in partnership with the Kanaka Bar Band and BC Wildfire Service. (BC Wildfire Service Facebook photo)
Barriere Secondary grade 7 students are pictured here showing western red cedar bird houses that they recently constructed in a technology education class at the school, with thanks to a generous donation of the wood from Gilbert Smith Forest Products Ltd in Barriere. (BSS photo)
Barriere Secondary grade 7 students are pictured here showing western red cedar bird houses that they recently constructed in a technology education class at the high school, with thanks to a generous donation of the wood from Gilbert Smith Forest Products Ltd in Barriere. (BSS photo)

Barriere students learn the importance of western red cedar

The grade 7’s at Barriere Secondary say they recently enjoyed learning about…

Barriere Secondary grade 7 students are pictured here showing western red cedar bird houses that they recently constructed in a technology education class at the school, with thanks to a generous donation of the wood from Gilbert Smith Forest Products Ltd in Barriere. (BSS photo)
Barriere Secondary grade 7 students are pictured here showing western red cedar bird houses that they recently constructed in a technology education class at the high school, with thanks to a generous donation of the wood from Gilbert Smith Forest Products Ltd in Barriere. (BSS photo)
The introduction of mandatory entry-level training (MELT) for new Class 1 commercial driver’s licence applicants becomes a prerequisite for Class 1 road testing starting Oct. 18, 2021. (Metro Creative photo)

Mandatory commercial truck driver training for safer B.C. highways

B.C.’s highways will be safer for everyone says the province with the…

The introduction of mandatory entry-level training (MELT) for new Class 1 commercial driver’s licence applicants becomes a prerequisite for Class 1 road testing starting Oct. 18, 2021. (Metro Creative photo)
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Are you ready for the scoop on rabbit poop?

Check out the benefits of nitrogen rich rabbit manure for your gardens and lawns

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Morning power outage scheduled for North Thompson on Sunday, Apr. 11

BC Hydro are advising that a Mar. 28 cancelled planned power outage…

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Positions filled on TNRD’s policy review committee

Committee includes Bill Kershaw (Area O, Lower North Thompson), and Ward Stamer (Barriere mayor)

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There’s a word for those who dump illegally

When did people start seeing side roads and Crown land as their…

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Barriere StoryWalk® recognizes Day of Sucwentwecw

Visit Fadear Park, April 7-14, to enjoy and celebrate the Day of Sucwentwecw all week long

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SD 73’s Day of Sucwentwecw 2021 winning poster art by Kiona Thompson, grade 12, Norkam. (SD73 photo)

Day of Sucwentwecw to be held virtually on Apr. 7

School District 73’s Day of Sucwentwecw landed on Apr. 7 this year.…

SD 73’s Day of Sucwentwecw 2021 winning poster art by Kiona Thompson, grade 12, Norkam. (SD73 photo)
Barriere RCMP is asking for the public’s help in locating 31-year-old, Catalin Feraru of Scarborough, Ontario, who is wanted province wide. (RCMP photo)

Barriere RCMP seek public’s help in locating wanted man

Barriere RCMP is asking for the public’s help in locating 31-year-old, Catalin…

Barriere RCMP is asking for the public’s help in locating 31-year-old, Catalin Feraru of Scarborough, Ontario, who is wanted province wide. (RCMP photo)
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Fake news might not be easy to solve

To the Editor; It appears ex-Prince Harry will be working for the…

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Barriere First Responders looking for recruits

Do you have the heart to volunteer and serve your community?

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TNRD Library spring program lineup is impressive

Numerous programs and events geared for all ages

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North Thompson Star/Journal editor Jill Hayward says she was “quite surprised” to receive a recognition certificate, flowers and a Black Press watch in recognition of her 25 years of service at the newspaper in Barriere, B.C. (Bob Hayward photo)

From the basement to a career in journalism

Looking back on over 25 years with Barriere’s North Thompson Star/Journal

North Thompson Star/Journal editor Jill Hayward says she was “quite surprised” to receive a recognition certificate, flowers and a Black Press watch in recognition of her 25 years of service at the newspaper in Barriere, B.C. (Bob Hayward photo)
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Flash freeze warning for North Thompson issued Sunday, Mar. 28

A flash freeze warning has been issued for Sunday, Mar. 28, by…

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District of Barriere council had a full agenda on Monday, Mar. 22

The District of Barriere council meeting of Monday, Mar. 22, was held…

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