Eco-depots and transfer stations temporarily limiting accepted materials

Only household garbage and waste being accepted due to COVID-19

  • Apr 2, 2020

COVID-19 brings burning ban

No open burning will be allowed in the areas around Barriere, Clearwater…

  • Apr 2, 2020

Looking to cheer people up

(L-r) Taya, Grayce and Jayde Nickel show off the signs they made…

  • Apr 3, 2020

Quarantined B.C. mom say pandemic has put special-needs families in ‘crisis mode’

Surrey’s Christine Williamson shares family’s challenges, strengths

QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?

Put your knowledge to the test with these 12 questions

‘There is community’: B.C. councillor welcomes new baby into world amid COVID-19 pandemic

‘I realize there’s much more than fear and worry… there is hope, there is new life’: Jason Lum

Snow blankets Kelowna
Caught in camera: Bear hangs out in tree in Trail
Bear cub cries for mom in Peachland backyard
Paws for a Cause returns for another year in City Park

North Thompson Fall Fair not cancelled… yet

North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo Association president Jill Hayward says the…

  • Mar 26, 2020

COVID-19 is an opportunity for change

An editorial for the Barriere Star / Journal

  • Mar 29, 2020

Are you changing your habits because of Covid-19?

Arne Tolborg: Yes, more hand-washing. I work for the school district so…

  • Mar 28, 2020

A photographer’s anniversary

This week’s article is by my friend Jo McAvany. Last weekend was…

  • Mar 28, 2020

Mad Hatter’s Tea Party supports Hospice Society

By Margaret Houben A wonderfully mad time was had by those who…

  • Mar 22, 2020

B.C. man holds virtual birthday party with 70 guests

Peter Van Mil of Abbotsford turns 35 and celebrates with Facebook Live video

Barriere students explore renewable energy

By Keith McNeill Two physics students from Barriere Secondary School will be…

  • Mar 21, 2020

Community Forest Society gave out $90,000

Lower North Thompson Community Forest Society gave out a total of $90,000…

  • Mar 21, 2020

Major telephone service interruption did not happen

By Keith McNeill There was quite a bit of discussion recently by…

  • Mar 20, 2020

Another morning photographing the garden in March

By Jon Enman Early in the morning, I got a text message…

  • Mar 19, 2020

QUIZ: Are you ready for spring?

To mark the first day of spring, take this short 10-question quiz

Kamloops Cowboy Festival cancelled

Star/Journal Staff This year’s Kamloops Cowboy Festival has been cancelled due to…

  • Mar 16, 2020

QUIZ: Are you feeling unlucky?

There are many superstitions surrounding Friday the 13th. See how well you know these traditions

Connect with your elderly neighbours during COVID-19 crisis

Check in on them, by phone or in person, to ensure their needs are being met