Jill Hayward

New doctor for Barriere

New doctor expected to arrive near the end of August or beginning of September.

The provincial general election in B.C. is scheduled for May 9

Are you on the voters list?

The provincial general election in B.C. is scheduled for May 9, 2017

The provincial general election in B.C. is scheduled for May 9
Ken Brown has just purchased The Bear CHLW FM radio station in Barriere.  He is pictured here with his wife Leah and 12-year-old son Bond.  The family has resided in Barriere for the past 10 years.

Local family buy radio station in Barriere

CHLW 93.1 FM The Bear has been sold to a resident of Barriere

Ken Brown has just purchased The Bear CHLW FM radio station in Barriere.  He is pictured here with his wife Leah and 12-year-old son Bond.  The family has resided in Barriere for the past 10 years.
Local resident Larry Hetu says he likes going to the Barriere Library

Reading the news at Barriere Library

Locals enjoy reading the newspaper at the Barrere Library

Local resident Larry Hetu says he likes going to the Barriere Library
In case you hadn’t noticed

The BMI is back

In case you hadn’t noticed, the Knights Inn has reverted back to its original name

In case you hadn’t noticed
With the sudden warming of temperatures

The potholes are back!

Frost in the ground is receding and leaving in its wake some impressive potholes

With the sudden warming of temperatures
Barriere AG Foods proprietors

AG Foods customer wins $5000 in Grocery Gift Certificates

Barriere AG Foods customer, Paige Lampreau, is the online winner of $5,000

Barriere AG Foods proprietors

Fundraising campaign helps graduates celebrate safely

BC Liquor Stores encouraging customers to support the annual Support Dry Grad Campaign

Cedar Waxwings in Louis Creek

Great Backyard Bird Count the biggest one yet

it was the biggest count in Great Backyard Bird Count's 20-year history

Cedar Waxwings in Louis Creek
The Barriere and Area Chamber of Commerce hosted an open house on Wednesday

Barriere Chamber holds open house to celebrate Chamber Week in B.C.

Chambers of Commerce strengthen their communities by getting business done

The Barriere and Area Chamber of Commerce hosted an open house on Wednesday
Dave Baines

Dave Baines named Barriere 2016 Citizen of the Year

40 year resident of Barriere chosen for Citizen of the Year

Dave Baines
The Petro Canada Station and A&W in Barriere is under new ownership.

New owner on site at Petro Canada and A&W in Barriere

The Petro Canada Station and A&W in Barriere has changed hands.

The Petro Canada Station and A&W in Barriere is under new ownership.
Congratulations to Kachandra Richardson and Todd Hudson on the birth of their son

Welcome to our 2017 New Year’s baby

Otto Hudson is the first baby of 2017 for Barriere and area

Congratulations to Kachandra Richardson and Todd Hudson on the birth of their son
Judy Armstrong is shown icing cupcakes in readiness to sell them at the Barriere Family Fun Night last Sunday.  The table also featured candy and hot dogs with all profits made going towards the North Thompson Volunteer and Information Centre After School Program.

Fundraising for NTVIC with cupcakes

Profits made go towards North Thompson Volunteer and Information Centre After School Program

Judy Armstrong is shown icing cupcakes in readiness to sell them at the Barriere Family Fun Night last Sunday.  The table also featured candy and hot dogs with all profits made going towards the North Thompson Volunteer and Information Centre After School Program.
One of two vehicles involved in a motor vehicle accident on Highway 5 came to rest in a snowbank in front of the Lilley Road stop sign.  The second vehicle

Aftermath of an MVA

One of two vehicles involved in a motor vehicle accident on Highway 5 came to rest in a snowbank

One of two vehicles involved in a motor vehicle accident on Highway 5 came to rest in a snowbank in front of the Lilley Road stop sign.  The second vehicle
(l-r) Yellowhead Community Services Success By 6  and Early Years Community Development  Coordinator Adrienne Pullen

Early Childhood Learning Centre officially opens in Barriere

Yellowhead Community Services, Success By Six to oversee Early Years Childhood Development Centre

(l-r) Yellowhead Community Services Success By 6  and Early Years Community Development  Coordinator Adrienne Pullen
Lower North Thompson Community Forest Society Chair Harley Wright (r) is shown presenting Simpcw First Nation Fire Department firefighter and first responder Lynn Guitard

Dollars for firefighting from Lower North Thompson Community Forest Society

Simpcw First Nation Fire Department receives grant for $14,500

Lower North Thompson Community Forest Society Chair Harley Wright (r) is shown presenting Simpcw First Nation Fire Department firefighter and first responder Lynn Guitard

Thieves make off with Fadear Park memorial bench brass plaques

District of Barriere will be replacing the plaques that were stolen

Simpcw joins in Community To Community Forum

Simpcw First Nation joined over two dozen delegates to community forum in Barriere

Brandon Evans with his young son Luke.

When people come together they can really make a difference

Brandon Evans and his family say “thank you” to all those who helped

Brandon Evans with his young son Luke.