Margaret Houben

Canada’s 150th birthday is filled with possibilities

Have you made any plans to celebrate this great event?

Handwriting, still an important skill

Handwriting is still very much a skill that is worth cultivating

2016 Year In Review

A brief review of what the Star/Journal covered during 2016

Snow fort built in Barriere subdivision

Someone with imagination made this great snow fort

Christmas lunch at Christian Life Assembly in Barriere

Thanks to all of the volunteers and sponsors of this free community event

Little ones collect for food bank

Barriere Elementary students and staff collect goods for Food Bank Christmas Hampers

Nicky’s Red Wagon supporting Barriere Food Bank since 2005

Nicholas “Nicky” Robert Grummett passed away in 2005 at the age of 15

The snow is finally here

Barriere residents awoke early Dec. 2, to see the first snow of note falling in the community

Giant craft fair at senior’ hall in Barriere

The parking lot was full to overflowing at the Senior’s Craft Fair in Barriere on Nov. 26

Local Barriere groups raise funds at No Host Bazaar

Annual event draws 22 booths and a concession for group fundraiser

Barriere remembers

The sky was overcast but it stayed dry for the Remembrance Day Parade in Barriere

What happened to the cell service in Little Fort?

Sunday, Nov. 6, the residents of Little Fort started experiencing really poor cell service

40 Days For Life

On Oct. 30, members of St. George’s Catholic Church in Barriere took part in a peaceful demonstration

Senior’s Wellness Fair in Barriere filled with useful and informative information

Organizers encouraged to hold more Senior Wellness Fairs within the community in the future

Samaritan’s Purse shoe box gifts to be constructed on Nov. 12

To date distributed over 100 million shoe box gifts worldwide

Genealogy 101: Exploring Legacy Family Tree 8.0

Genealogy 101: Exploring Legacy Family Tree 8.0 - by Margaret Houben

Those responsible for protecting our North Thompson Valley

Valley Voices - Those responsible for protecting our North Thompson Valley

Lofty Ambitions for Alternative Heating

B&B Alternative Heating to become LA Alternative Heating under new owners

Young writer receives her prize

Lauren Ficke was delighted to find out she’d won the top prize in the Barriere Writer’s Group

Artists invited to World Wide Paint Out in Barriere on Sept. 10, 11

Some of the area’s most talented painters will bring their paint boxes and easels to Fadear Park