Keith McNeill

Barriere Secondary Senior Girls volleyball team attended the West Zone finals at Clearwater Secondary last Sunday.  The outcome was positive

BSS Senior Girls off to Okanagans

Barriere Secondary Senior Girls volleyball team did well at the West Zone finals in Clearwater

Barriere Secondary Senior Girls volleyball team attended the West Zone finals at Clearwater Secondary last Sunday.  The outcome was positive
Public health nurse Crystal Wadlegger gives a presentation on getting older with a healthy brain.

Learn how to get older with a healthy brain

Your brain changes as you get older but there are ways to minimize any negative impacts

Public health nurse Crystal Wadlegger gives a presentation on getting older with a healthy brain.
Fisheries officer Ron Hudema

Simpcw hold 20th annual Coho Day

20th annual Coho Day hosted by Simpcw First Nation at the Dunn Creek hatchery

Fisheries officer Ron Hudema
Cheque for $3

Mystery shopper scam artists target Vavenby man

A Vavenby resident recently received a cheque for nearly $4,000 in the mail

Cheque for $3
Author Roland Neave signs copies of the sixth edition of his book

A treasure on our doorstep

Author Roland Neave signs copies of the sixth edition of his book, Exploring Wells Gray Park

Author Roland Neave signs copies of the sixth edition of his book
Top: (L-r) Green Party candidate Matt Greenwood

Candidates show their stuff at forum

all candidates forum held Thursday evening, Sept. 24, at Dutch Lake Community Centre in Clearwater

Top: (L-r) Green Party candidate Matt Greenwood

Nathan Matthew elected chief by acclamation

Nathan Matthew has been chosen to once again be chief of Simpcw First Nation

Sgt. Kevin Podbisky of Clearwater RCMP

Task force targets family violence

official designation of the North Thompson Inter-Agency Case Assessment Team

Sgt. Kevin Podbisky of Clearwater RCMP
A pony chariot goes around the barrels during the start of a race in the Dick Ross Memorial Rodeo Arena at the North Thompson Fall Fair & Rodeo held Labour Day Weekend in Barriere.

Competing at the North Thompson Fall Fair

A pony chariot goes around the barrels during the start of a race in the Dick Ross Memorial Rodeo Arena

A pony chariot goes around the barrels during the start of a race in the Dick Ross Memorial Rodeo Arena at the North Thompson Fall Fair & Rodeo held Labour Day Weekend in Barriere.
Five human “prey” run from four trackers on horseback during the second annual Wells Gray Mantracker event in Upper Clearwater the weekend of Aug. 29.  The prey are (l-r) JF Labranche

Mantrackers chase their prey

The second annual Wells Gray Mantracker event in Upper Clearwater the weekend of Aug. 29.

Five human “prey” run from four trackers on horseback during the second annual Wells Gray Mantracker event in Upper Clearwater the weekend of Aug. 29.  The prey are (l-r) JF Labranche
A rider ropes a calf during the tie-down roping competition at the North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo in Barriere during the Labor Day weekend.

SLIDESHOW: Rodeo in Barriere 2015

Cowboys and cowgirls participate in rodeo held as part of annual North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo in Barriere during the Labor Day weekend

A rider ropes a calf during the tie-down roping competition at the North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo in Barriere during the Labor Day weekend.
Chloe Smith competes in the pre-4H market lamb category at the 2015 North Thompson Fall Fair in Barriere on the Labour Day weekend.

SLIDESHOW: North Thompson Fall Fair 2015

People of all ages participate in the North Thompson Fall Fair in Barriere over the Labour Day weekend. Rodeo photos to come

Chloe Smith competes in the pre-4H market lamb category at the 2015 North Thompson Fall Fair in Barriere on the Labour Day weekend.
Steam still rises from a burned out car as a Clearwater firefighter finishes cooling it down after a two-vehicle collision on Clearwater Valley Road late Wednesday afternoon

Quick action prevents possible forest fire

“It could have made Rock Creek look like a backyard barbecue," said tow truck operator

Steam still rises from a burned out car as a Clearwater firefighter finishes cooling it down after a two-vehicle collision on Clearwater Valley Road late Wednesday afternoon

Simpcw cancel First Fish ceremony

The First Fish ceremony scheduled to be held on Wednesday, Aug. 26, has been cancelled

M.P. Cathy McLeod recently announced nearly $140

Clearwater splashpark gets federal funding

Clearwater, Blue River and Sun Peaks receive Canada 150 Community Infrastructure grants

M.P. Cathy McLeod recently announced nearly $140
Clearwater resident Ryan Groom

Wild water

People from all over took part in the annual Clearwater Kayak Festival held in the North Thompson Valley

Clearwater resident Ryan Groom

Thompson River drainage fishing ban likely will include First Nations

So far those licenses have not been cancelled, but they could be

Cougar attacks girl in Wells Gray Park

Nn eight-year-old girl after she was attacked by a cougar in Wells Gray Park on July 6, 2015

The Clearwater Crushers team who won gold in the U18 provincial softball championships last weekend  held in Clearwater.  Pictured:  (Back row)  Connor Dee

Crushers win provincial title

Clearwater Crushers won gold in the U18 provincial softball championships with a number of players from Barriere

The Clearwater Crushers team who won gold in the U18 provincial softball championships last weekend  held in Clearwater.  Pictured:  (Back row)  Connor Dee
The Clearwater Crushers team who won gold in the U18 provincial softball championships last weekend  held in Clearwater.  Pictured:  (Back row)  Connor Dee

Barriere’s Jordan Le Feuvre pitched a provincial win for the Clearwater Crushers

U18 provincial softball championships held in Clearwater the weekend of July 18

The Clearwater Crushers team who won gold in the U18 provincial softball championships last weekend  held in Clearwater.  Pictured:  (Back row)  Connor Dee