Margaret Houben

The adult summer reading program is open to adults age 18 and over who are members of the Thompson Nicola Regional District (TNRD) Library System.

Adult Summer Reading Program runs to end of August at Barriere library

Adult program open to adults age 18 and over who are members of Thompson Nicola Regional District

The adult summer reading program is open to adults age 18 and over who are members of the Thompson Nicola Regional District (TNRD) Library System.
International Picnic Day – a good excuse to get outside with family on June 18.

International Picnic Day – a good excuse to get outside with family

International Picnic Day is celebrated around the world every year on June 18

International Picnic Day – a good excuse to get outside with family on June 18.
Members and volunteers of the local Lions Club have spent many a sweltering day redoing the roof on the Barriere (Lions) Community Hall. With unseasonal temperatures hitting 31° plus degrees early in the week the job has been a hot one indeed.  However

Lions on a hot roof

Local Lions Club volunteers have spent many a sweltering hot day redoing the roof on their hall

Members and volunteers of the local Lions Club have spent many a sweltering day redoing the roof on the Barriere (Lions) Community Hall. With unseasonal temperatures hitting 31° plus degrees early in the week the job has been a hot one indeed.  However
(Left)  After 15 years in business

Bag Lady Bottle Depot changes hands

After fifteen years the Corrigals are retiring, now Miae and Brian Lee take over

(Left)  After 15 years in business
Gift ‘N Gab Trading Post owner Kathie Heard in front of her store situated on the North corner of Barriere Town Road and Highway 5.   The store offers a variety of First Nations gift items

Gift ‘N Gab Trading Post brings new business to Barriere

Located in the log building at the north end of Barriere Town Road next to the Yellowhead

Gift ‘N Gab Trading Post owner Kathie Heard in front of her store situated on the North corner of Barriere Town Road and Highway 5.   The store offers a variety of First Nations gift items
A Star/Journal newspaper clipping from 2004 reads: Volunteers of the Barriere and District Heritage Society meet with a publishers representative to compile pictures for their soon to be released history book.  From left to right:  Carol Scott

Local museum created by dedicated volunteers

Barriere & District Heritage Society and the North Thompson Museum and Archives began in 1984

A Star/Journal newspaper clipping from 2004 reads: Volunteers of the Barriere and District Heritage Society meet with a publishers representative to compile pictures for their soon to be released history book.  From left to right:  Carol Scott

World Book and Copy Write Day is this Saturday, Apr. 23

A good book can reduce stress and increase tranquility

PAC advises council of fundraiser to build outdoor classroom

Two presentations from local groups at the District of Barriere Council meeting

(L-r) Andrew Lee and Robin Metcalfe were in the Barriere Industrial Park last week preparing their newly purchased site in preparation for opening a lumber mill next month.

New small mill for Barriere

Blue Creek Forest Products has bought the old Bush mill at the Barriere Industrial Park

(L-r) Andrew Lee and Robin Metcalfe were in the Barriere Industrial Park last week preparing their newly purchased site in preparation for opening a lumber mill next month.
Barriere Search and Rescue member Tim Hoffman gets ready to cut the cake during the open house held Apr. 2.

Barriere Search & Rescue hold open house at new hall

Since the organization first formed back in 1983 they have been looking for somewhere to call home

Barriere Search and Rescue member Tim Hoffman gets ready to cut the cake during the open house held Apr. 2.
Petrine Joy Edwards with her husband Brian.

Petrine Edwards official honouree for Investors Alzheimer’s Walk in Barriere

This year, the Barriere - Investors Group Walk For Alzheimer’s will be on May 1.

Petrine Joy Edwards with her husband Brian.
(L-r) Canadian Cancer Society Barriere rep

Canadian Cancer Society in Barriere in need of area volunteers for April 1

Canadian Cancer Society in community raises funds to help community members through annual initiatives

(L-r) Canadian Cancer Society Barriere rep
Glenda Feller and her daughter Hannah (center) attended the council meeting where Hannah made a request for funding to help the Barriere Senior Girls Basketball Team attend the Provincials in Duncan this week.  Hannah received a total of $500 from the District

Municipal Property Taxes up by 5% in Barriere

District of Barriere announces 5% increase in property tax implemented

Glenda Feller and her daughter Hannah (center) attended the council meeting where Hannah made a request for funding to help the Barriere Senior Girls Basketball Team attend the Provincials in Duncan this week.  Hannah received a total of $500 from the District

Remunerations for Barriere mayor and council reported

Councillors also received a report on the Solar Aquatics System construction

Well over 60 people turned out for the Feb. 13 Valentine’s Dance at the Little Fort Community Hall.  The James Gang Band played a lively assortment of tunes (including a polka)

Dancing to the James Gang Band for Valentines Day

Over 60 people turned out for the Feb. 13 Valentine’s Dance at the Little Fort Community Hall

Well over 60 people turned out for the Feb. 13 Valentine’s Dance at the Little Fort Community Hall.  The James Gang Band played a lively assortment of tunes (including a polka)
This 80”x 80” handmade quilt is the first prize for the Barriere and Area Investors Group Walk For Alzheimer’s raffle to be drawn on May 1

High value quilt to be prize in Barriere Walk for Alzheimer’s raffle

The Barriere and Area Investors Group Walk For Alzheimer’s event will be happening on May 1

This 80”x 80” handmade quilt is the first prize for the Barriere and Area Investors Group Walk For Alzheimer’s raffle to be drawn on May 1
This is the Society’s current logo.

Barriere Seniors launch logo contest

Group “looking to update their image” starting with anew logo

This is the Society’s current logo.
The Cashless Craft Swap in Barriere is becoming a favourite event for area residents.

No cash – no problem at unique craft swap in Barriere

30 people turned out for the first Cashless Craft Swap of the year.

The Cashless Craft Swap in Barriere is becoming a favourite event for area residents.

Genealogy 101: Celebrating significant family dates

You may discover that a not too distant relative is about to celebrate a significant milestone

Aspiring authors welcomed by local Writers Group

The simple definition of an “author” is “a person who has written something