Community

A victory year for Barriere Blooms

Barriere was blooming this summer. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, residents and businesses…

  • Sep 20, 2020

Keep your bubbles small this fall

Fewer contacts and smaller bubbles will help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

  • Sep 23, 2020

District of Barriere Utilities Manager reports to council on Barriere wells

District of Barriere Utilities Manager Ian Crosson presented a verbal report during…

QUIZ: A celebration of apples

September is the start of the apple harvest

Wheels for meals: Community food drive rolls through Barriere

Food Drive on Wheels collected 330 pounds of food and about $5,000 for the food bank.

  • Sep 19, 2020

Need for animal rescue is everywhere

Ensuring the good treatment and well-being of animals has always been on the top of her list.

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The Kelowna Capital News team plants a tree for Earth Day
Cougar caught on camera in Lake Country
Snow blankets Kelowna
Caught in camera: Bear hangs out in tree in Trail

Founding of the Friendly Club

Started in 1967, the Friendly Club still meets to this day

  • Sep 20, 2020

Virtual run for Terry Fox anniversary

Virtual run for 40th anniversary of the Marathon of Hope to be held Sunday, Sept. 20.

  • Sep 19, 2020

Golfer earns ‘perfect 36’ at Chinook Cove Ladies’ Night

Thirty-nine ladies took to the fairways and greens to play our second-to-last Ladies Golf Night.

  • Sep 18, 2020

PHOTOS: BC SPCA announces winners in 12th annual wildlife photo contest

From stoats to skunks, bears to bees, amateur photographers capture province at its wildest

QUIZ: Are you ready for the school year?

How much do you know about schools and education?

Two B.C. Kittens in need medical support after falling from highrises

BC SPCA starts fundraising for kittens in Victoria and Vancouver

Changes ahead for Barriere Raise-A-Reader fundraiser

Raise-A-Reader is the major fundraiser for youth and family literacy programs in the Barriere area

Making masks because “every little bit helps”

After realizing how hard it was for people to find masks in her community, Diana Eifert put her sewing machine to work.

Houben receives ‘In Recognition of Outstanding Dedication’ award

Barriere First Responders recognize outstanding volunteerism

Drive-Thru Fall Fair draws a crowd

Loggers, skits and miniature horses at annual fair

Terry Fox Run in Barriere has raised $186,000 over past 39 years

Join in on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, for 40th Anniversary of Terry’s historic Marathon of Hope

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Photographing fire spinning – learning something new

  • Sep 12, 2020

The Backyard Astronomer: Spotting a galaxy

To appreciate the wonders of the cosmos, a trip to the countryside on a moonless night, away from all lights is a must.

  • Sep 11, 2020

QUIZ: How much do you really know about work and labour

The Labour Day weekend, in early September, is a time to celebrate workers