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Celebrate indigenous peoples

Celebrate indigenous peoples

National Indigenous Peoples Day has been celebrated annually in Canada since 1996.
Barriere Secondary Grad under umbrellas Parade

Barriere Secondary Grad under umbrellas Parade

The Barriere Secondary Graduation Class of 2024 didn't let a few rain clouds detour their parade plans on June 15 as they waved from cars, trucks and even team driven wagons through town. The graduates were on their way to a memorable evening dressed in their finest.
Valley Voices: Strawberries signal summer

Valley Voices: Strawberries signal summer

An old saying: "Doubtless God could have made a better berry but doubtless God didn't." Could it be that the humble strawberry plant in fact plays a significant role in the history and culture of our valley?
Barriere Auto & Truck Tow's Father's Day crush

Barriere Auto & Truck Tow's Father's Day crush

The HISTORY channel will be premiering the Barriere-based Backroad Truckers Season Two on June 23 with back to back episodes one and two starting at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
Father's Day Fishing Derby a success in spite of cooler weather

Father's Day Fishing Derby a success in spite of cooler weather

The Father’s Day Fishing Derby sponsored by The North Thompson Fish and Game Club didn’t let a little rain dampen their motivation to land the ‘big one’ on Sunday, June 16. There were 34 participants including children taking part in this year’s annual event.
From our archives: Canadian Sheep Classic Show and Sale 2013

From our archives: Canadian Sheep Classic Show and Sale 2013

The Sheep Classic for 2013 will be a gathering place for more than 60 top breeders from across the country to showcase, exchange information and conduct business on world-class sheep and genetics. This year there are reportedly only two Canadian provinces that
National Indigenous Peoples Day a time to honour and reflect

National Indigenous Peoples Day a time to honour and reflect

In this long productive corridor we call ‘home’ the contributions of our indigenous friends are not lost on me as I reflect on the significance of National Indigenous Peoples Day.
Barriere RCMP Advisory

Barriere RCMP Advisory

The Barriere RCMP have been receiving an increased volume of complaints with respect to tenancy disputes. Civil issues can be difficult to manage for the parties involved.
QUIZ: The longest day of the year

QUIZ: The longest day of the year

June 20 marks the longest day of the year and the start of the summer season
Chinook Cove Ladies Golf Club hosts Four Club Night

Chinook Cove Ladies Golf Club hosts Four Club Night

On June 4, Ladies Night at Chinook Cove was a test to see if the ‘fours’ were with you