Margaret Houben

Bread has been around for at yeast 30,000 years

On Nov. 17, people from around the world celebrate Home-Made Bread Day

Be sure to visit the Farmers Market this winter.

The warm weather may be gone but the market is going strong

Barriere Farmer’s Market continuing on through the winter, twice a month

Be sure to visit the Farmers Market this winter.
(L - r) Barriere Secondary teacher Ashley Shannik

Pumpkin catapult disaster

Miss Shannik’s shop class at Barriere Secondary had a fun time last week testing a catapult

(L - r) Barriere Secondary teacher Ashley Shannik

An update on Barriere’s new septage receiving station and wastewater treatment plant

District of Barriere is currently working towards building a septage receiving station and wastewater treatment plant

Results of Barriere water usage survey makes for interesting reading

District of Barriere releases result of survey around water usage in the area

Friday is Book Lovers Day

November 1, is Book Lovers Day; a day for all of us who love books

Have you seen a ghost on Halloween?

Paul Gallico’s novel, Too Many Ghosts - an excellent book to read on Halloween

District to take over the administration of Barriere Community Garden

Council passed a motion to approve that the district take over the responsibility for the Barriere Community Garden

Barriere Secondary vice-principal

Golf brings dollars for high school athletics

Susan Mitchell, from Chinook Cove Golf and RV presents the school’s athletics department with a check

Barriere Secondary vice-principal

Take an artist to lunch

North Thompson Arts Council Arty-Facts - take an artist to lunch

Community Wildfire Protection Plan shelved

The next District of Barriere council meeting will be on Oct. 21, at 7 p.m.

Barriere Elementary School principal Gord Cummings congratulates Emma Lassi

Fifth graders beat out Trustees

Four grade five students at Barriere Elementary faced off against six members of the Board of Trustees for SD73 in contest

Barriere Elementary School principal Gord Cummings congratulates Emma Lassi

Arts Council gets new executive

North Thompson Arts Council elects new officers for 2013-14 term

Barriere Elementary ribbon cutting ceremony

lots of exciting things happening at Barriere Elementary on Monday, Oct. 7

Barriere rider Greg Janis and his son Dawson Janis were all smiles as they ride through town while participating Barriere’s annual Thunder Alley  Stomp’n Toy Run last Saturday.

Riders of all ages ride to support the Food Bank

Riders turn out for 7th Annual Thunder Alley Stomp'n Toy Run in Barriere

Barriere rider Greg Janis and his son Dawson Janis were all smiles as they ride through town while participating Barriere’s annual Thunder Alley  Stomp’n Toy Run last Saturday.

Junior achievement seeks volunteers

Junior Achievement of British Columbia is looking for volunteers in the Barriere and area business community

Barriere Mayor Bill Humphreys chats with Simpcw Fisherieis and Wildlife Coordinator Tina Donald at the Simpcw First Nation Open House on Sep. 30.

Simpcw First Nation held its open house at Chu Chua Community Hall

Simpcw First Nation held an open house on Sept. 30 at the Chu Chua Community Hall

Barriere Mayor Bill Humphreys chats with Simpcw Fisherieis and Wildlife Coordinator Tina Donald at the Simpcw First Nation Open House on Sep. 30.

The Frugal Gourmet is back

the Frugal Gourmet classes are set to begin in Barriere with the first class on Oct. 16

(l to r) Owner / manager Gurjani Gill and Subway staff members Jas

Subway drive-thru prepares for their first customer

The Barriere Subway is one of only three Subways in the province that include a drive-thru option

(l to r) Owner / manager Gurjani Gill and Subway staff members Jas

After much time spent district is allowing pets in municipal vehicles

motion to ban all animals from district vehicles was defeated at District of Barriere council meeting