Jill Hayward

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Loving where we live

Strange as it may seem, when you live in a big metropolitan…

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Barriere RCMP detachment commander Cpl. Rob Welsman is shown taking part in the 2020 ‘Stuff The Cruiser’ event held in the Barriere and Area Chamber of Commerce parking lot on Barriere Town Road. (Jill Hayward photo)

Stuff The Cruiser event in Barriere set for Friday, Dec. 9

All food and cash donations will go directly to the Barriere Food Bank

Barriere RCMP detachment commander Cpl. Rob Welsman is shown taking part in the 2020 ‘Stuff The Cruiser’ event held in the Barriere and Area Chamber of Commerce parking lot on Barriere Town Road. (Jill Hayward photo)
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Hey kids, time to submit your North Thompson Christmas Story Contest entry

Prizes for the winners in each division; kindergarten to grade 3, and grade 4 to 7

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Canada Winter Games Under 20 Doubles Qualifier in Barriere Dec. 2– 4

Curl BC’s under 20-yearold Mixed Double Teams from across B.C. will be…

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Boreal owl spotted in the North Thompson Valley community of Louis Creek. (Jill Hayward photo)

Who-o-o are you?

Look what a Louis Creek resident found perched on a tree branch…

Boreal owl spotted in the North Thompson Valley community of Louis Creek. (Jill Hayward photo)
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Vehicle fire overnight in Barriere

A pickup truck burned up in Barriere the early morning hours of…

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Barriere Legion Branch 242’s colour guard ready themselves in front of the cenotaph on Nov. 11, for Remembrance Day ceremonies inside the Legion Hall. (Jill Hayward photo)

Barriere Legion remembers all who have served

Pastor Todd English leads a large gathering in prayer while Legion executive…

Barriere Legion Branch 242’s colour guard ready themselves in front of the cenotaph on Nov. 11, for Remembrance Day ceremonies inside the Legion Hall. (Jill Hayward photo)
Liam Waller is shown receiving the Barriere First Responders Society’s Recognition For Outstanding Dedication award from Azriel Kotek during a presentation made last month. (Barriere First Responders photo)

Thank you Liam Waller for all that you do!

Barriere First Responders recognize one of their own outstanding volunteers

Liam Waller is shown receiving the Barriere First Responders Society’s Recognition For Outstanding Dedication award from Azriel Kotek during a presentation made last month. (Barriere First Responders photo)
World War II veteran Mac Livingstone’s service photograph is shown with his Canadian Scottish Regiment cap, dog tags, his army pay book, emergency first aid kit and notes, letters from home, and the 1st Canadian Infantry Division War Map that he received when deployed into enemy territory. (D. Fennel submitted photo)

Memories remain vivid for veterans of war

Remembrance Day was an emotional time for Barriere resident and World War…

World War II veteran Mac Livingstone’s service photograph is shown with his Canadian Scottish Regiment cap, dog tags, his army pay book, emergency first aid kit and notes, letters from home, and the 1st Canadian Infantry Division War Map that he received when deployed into enemy territory. (D. Fennel submitted photo)
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Snow removal and winter parking in Barriere

Public Works Manager Chris Matthews, is reminding District of Barriere residents the…

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(Right) Canada Post employees are shown during a roadside safety awareness campaign situated on Agate Bay Road and the Forest Lake Road Community Mail Box site from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Oct.18. Present were Canada Post employees; Rob Klarich, Superintendent of Operations, Karla Rivera, Local Joint Health & Safety Representative, Dallas Gourlay, Postmaster Barriere, Allison Rilcoe, Rural Mail Carrier, and Heli Uusikartano, Contractor.
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Roadside awareness launched in Barriere area by Canada Post

The weather was beautiful on Friday, Oct. 18, for the launch of…

(Right) Canada Post employees are shown during a roadside safety awareness campaign situated on Agate Bay Road and the Forest Lake Road Community Mail Box site from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Oct.18. Present were Canada Post employees; Rob Klarich, Superintendent of Operations, Karla Rivera, Local Joint Health & Safety Representative, Dallas Gourlay, Postmaster Barriere, Allison Rilcoe, Rural Mail Carrier, and Heli Uusikartano, Contractor.
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Barriere Secondary Sr. Girls Volleyball player Holly Gordon serves during a Sept. 27, game held at Clearwater Secondary against St. Ann’s. (Keith McNeil photo)

Sr. Girls Volleyball Playoffs in Barriere this Tuesday

Barriere Secondary School’s Senior Girls Volleyball team is busy gearing up to…

Barriere Secondary Sr. Girls Volleyball player Holly Gordon serves during a Sept. 27, game held at Clearwater Secondary against St. Ann’s. (Keith McNeil photo)
District of Barriere Mayor Ward Stamer and Barriere Skatepark Society representative Dustin Doherty were on hand to cut the ribbon to officially open the community’s new skatepark thanks to numerous individuals, groups, organizations and businesses who donated funding of approximately $175,000 raised over a seven year period to see the project become a reality. (Jill Hayward photo)

Barriere Skateboard Park opens with community celebration

Dustin Doherty thanked for skatepark vision and commitment

District of Barriere Mayor Ward Stamer and Barriere Skatepark Society representative Dustin Doherty were on hand to cut the ribbon to officially open the community’s new skatepark thanks to numerous individuals, groups, organizations and businesses who donated funding of approximately $175,000 raised over a seven year period to see the project become a reality. (Jill Hayward photo)
Barriere Legion officially started their 2022 Remembrance Day Poppy Campaign on Tuesday, Oct. 25, when Barriere Legion representative Linn Buker pinned the first symbolic poppy onto the chest of Mayor Ward Stamer in council chambers at the Ridge. (Tasha Buchanan photo)

Poppy campaign underway in Barriere

Barriere Legion officially started their 2022 Remembrance Day Poppy Campaign on Tuesday,…

Barriere Legion officially started their 2022 Remembrance Day Poppy Campaign on Tuesday, Oct. 25, when Barriere Legion representative Linn Buker pinned the first symbolic poppy onto the chest of Mayor Ward Stamer in council chambers at the Ridge. (Tasha Buchanan photo)
Barriere Secondary School Coach Travis Repka (r) poses with students who raised over $3,000 from a dunk tank they hosted at the North Thompson Fall Fair this year. The funds are being used to purchase new athletic equipment for the school including volleyballs, soccer balls, basketballs, rugby balls, badminton racquets, and other equipment. (BSS photo)

Barriere Secondary buy equipment with Fall Fair dunk tank income

Barriere Secondary School (BSS) athletics hosted a dunk tank at this year’s…

Barriere Secondary School Coach Travis Repka (r) poses with students who raised over $3,000 from a dunk tank they hosted at the North Thompson Fall Fair this year. The funds are being used to purchase new athletic equipment for the school including volleyballs, soccer balls, basketballs, rugby balls, badminton racquets, and other equipment. (BSS photo)
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Thompson Valley Players invites all ages to join Christmas Memories variety show

The Thompson Valley Players are excited to announce they will be hosting…

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Pictured (l-r) is Olds College Broncos Coach Guy Kelley, McLure cowgirl Becky Bradley, and Northern Lights College President Todd Bondoroff presenting Bradley with a saddle for the high average win at a college rodeo. (Bradley submitted photo)

McLure cowgirl wins saddle at Alberta rodeo

McLure cowgirl and recent Barriere Secondary Grad, Becky Bradley, who is attending…

Pictured (l-r) is Olds College Broncos Coach Guy Kelley, McLure cowgirl Becky Bradley, and Northern Lights College President Todd Bondoroff presenting Bradley with a saddle for the high average win at a college rodeo. (Bradley submitted photo)
Kelowna’s Simone Lamberton weaves her horse as quickly as she can through a number of poles during competitions at the BC High School Rodeo held at the North Thompson Fall fairgrounds in Barriere on Oct-8-9. (Jill Hayward photo)

High School Rodeo returns to Barriere

It’s been awhile, but BC High School Rodeo-South finally returned to Barriere…

Kelowna’s Simone Lamberton weaves her horse as quickly as she can through a number of poles during competitions at the BC High School Rodeo held at the North Thompson Fall fairgrounds in Barriere on Oct-8-9. (Jill Hayward photo)
Proposed Bc Electoral Boundaries for the Cariboo-North Thompson region will include Barriere, Clearwater, 100 Mile House and Williams Lake and extend all the way to Anaheim Lake??????????????????????????
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Proposed B.C. Electoral boundary changes puts Barriere and Clearwater with Anahim Lake

The BC Electoral Boundaries Commission published its Preliminary Report on Oct. 3,…

Proposed Bc Electoral Boundaries for the Cariboo-North Thompson region will include Barriere, Clearwater, 100 Mile House and Williams Lake and extend all the way to Anaheim Lake??????????????????????????
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Summer is extended at TNRD Eco-Depots and Transfer Stations

A number of Thompson Nicola Regional District (TNRD) Eco-Depots and Transfer Stations…

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