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Susan Martin and Peter Gook are sharing their experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.

Couple share their story to bring more visibility to dementia

The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s will help families at any stage in the dementia journey

  • May 10, 2021

Clearwater vet looks forward to newfound freedom after retirement

Darren Ludbrook had been the small town’s go-to vet for 10 years.

  • May 7, 2021
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45 ladies turnout for season opener at Chinook Cove Golf

By Leslie Stirling WOW! What else can I say? Forty-five ladies -…

  • May 6, 2021
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District of Barriere’s 2020 Water Report now available

Consumption shows considerable reduction since water restrictions applied in 2019

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Barriere students connecting with the environment

By Elli Kohnert Some of the students from the Barriere Secondary School’s…

  • May 6, 2021
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School District 73 balances budget using reserves

The Kamloops-Thompson Board of Education voted to draw from reserves to balance…

  • May 7, 2021
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Ian and Roger Nadeau are shown in front of one of their Thompson Valley Charters coaches. (TVC photo)

Hwy 5 Kamloops to Edmonton bus run delayed until May 20

Thompson Valley Charters delays start of new route to abide by BC Health travel advisory

Ian and Roger Nadeau are shown in front of one of their Thompson Valley Charters coaches. (TVC photo)
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Women in Construction program offered in Barriere

Fully funded trades construction program for women will be starting in Barriere this month

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BC Hydro replacing Barriere street lights

Street light replacement with LEDs taking place in communities across the province

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Susan Martin and Peter Gook are sharing their experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.

Couple share their story to bring more visibility to dementia

The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s will help families at any stage in the dementia journey

  • May 4, 2021
Susan Martin and Peter Gook are sharing their experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.
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Use your electronic device this year to Walk For Alzheimer’s

IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s 2020 will be held online on Sunday, May 31

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Vavenby Fire Department battles the flames of a house fire Friday, April 9. (Photo from GoFundMe page)

Valley Voices: Vavenby ‘heritage home’ lost to fire

By Robyn Rexin On April 9, 2021, there was a house fire…

  • May 2, 2021
Vavenby Fire Department battles the flames of a house fire Friday, April 9. (Photo from GoFundMe page)
Barriere Elementary School kindergarten student Willow W???????? thoroughly enjoyed participating in the BCAITC Ag-Reading Challenges during the month of March, and was also the recipient of the $200 Grand Prize, an Amazon gift certificate. (Pam Rudd photo)

Barriere kindergarten student wins $200 Grand Prize

The BCAITC Ag-Reading Challenges results are in… and the multi-faceted initiative was…

Barriere Elementary School kindergarten student Willow W???????? thoroughly enjoyed participating in the BCAITC Ag-Reading Challenges during the month of March, and was also the recipient of the $200 Grand Prize, an Amazon gift certificate. (Pam Rudd photo)
Grade 7 students at Barriere Secondary are happy to sit on the floor for their classes as it was felt “the seemed to be taking up too much space”. Students now spend most of their school day sitting on mats, with one student noting, “It’s easier and you are not as tired. It gives us more flexibility.” (BSS photo)

Putting the learner at the centre – Barriere Secondary School

Barriere Secondary School teachers demonstrated how a Spirals of Inquiry focus on…

  • May 1, 2021
Grade 7 students at Barriere Secondary are happy to sit on the floor for their classes as it was felt “the seemed to be taking up too much space”. Students now spend most of their school day sitting on mats, with one student noting, “It’s easier and you are not as tired. It gives us more flexibility.” (BSS photo)
The Clearwater River Road suffered a washout July 2, 2020, about 12 kilometres up the road. (Submitted photo)

Unstable ground leaves Clearwater River Road impassible

The road provides access to hiking, camping and waterfalls in Wells Gray Provincial Park.

The Clearwater River Road suffered a washout July 2, 2020, about 12 kilometres up the road. (Submitted photo)
Interior Health president and CEO Susan Brown (Michael Hintringer photo)

Acknowledging the empty seat: Five years into overdose public health emergency

By Susan Brown It has been five years since the Provincial Health…

  • Apr 29, 2021
Interior Health president and CEO Susan Brown (Michael Hintringer photo)
Barriere’s Mayor Ward Stamer says he was quite excited to get his COVID-19 vaccination last Tuesday at a vaccine clinic in Barriere. (Submitted photo)

Stamer waiting to hear if Conservative nomination accepted

Barriere Mayor Ward Stamer says he is still waiting to hear if…

Barriere’s Mayor Ward Stamer says he was quite excited to get his COVID-19 vaccination last Tuesday at a vaccine clinic in Barriere. (Submitted photo)
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Playgrounds at Barriere Ridge under refit order

A number of youngsters were quite surprised last week when they went…

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A Canadian Cancer Society’s Digital Daffodil can be purchased that will have the name of your loved one who was lost due to cancer. (CCS photo)

Donate to the Daffodil Campaign

Your support can help hope grow

  • Apr 29, 2021
A Canadian Cancer Society’s Digital Daffodil can be purchased that will have the name of your loved one who was lost due to cancer. (CCS photo)
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Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Decide on a photography concept

  • Apr 29, 2021
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