B.C. woman finds mysterious coin among Grandma’s collection

Grandmother died when she was very young and her past is not well known to her mother

Have you filled out Housing Survey for the Lower North Thompson?

The District of Barriere is currently preparing a Housing Needs Report. The…

North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo Ambassadors will be at Barriere No Host Bazaar

Hello! We would like to introduce ourselves, our names are Haille Johnson…

  • Oct 16, 2019


Poetry is like a dessert; steamy words are so delish. They make…

  • Oct 17, 2019

Fall Pickleball starts October 23 in Barriere

“Come and play Pickleball with us,” invites pickleball enthusiast Mary MacLennan. If…

  • Oct 17, 2019

Healthy Beginnings kids in Barriere make turkeys for Thanksgiving

Barriere Healthy Beginnings children with some of the parents proudly show off…

Bear cub cries for mom in Peachland backyard
Paws for a Cause returns for another year in City Park
Fun at BC SPCA kids camps in Kelowna
Find me my furever home: Billy

Gilbert Smith Forest Products Ltd. donate 669 year old cedar for Skeetchestn carving

Artist Vaughn Warren to create carving to honour murdered/missing Indigenous women/girls, LGBTQ+individuals

McLure Wildfire Monument Society dissolved

Society board says they have “achieved our goals and purposes”

Williams Lake man gets late wife’s image added into family business mural

Chester Mortensen lost his wife Sheila to breast cancer in March

Monthy Bingo supports After School Program in Barriere

On the first Friday of every month the North Thompson Activity Centre…

“Get Your Witch On” in Barriere

Calling all witches to join in the 1st Semi-Annual Witch Walk in Barriere

Municipal wells getting closer to coming online in Barriere

Barriere CAO Colleen Hannigan reported the following to Mayor and Council at…

  • Oct 10, 2019

Over 12 years of servicing Star/Journal customers

The old statement “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of…

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

My October garden with infrared

  • Oct 10, 2019

Volunteers hawk papers for Raise A Reader fundraiser in Barriere

The annual Raise-A-Reader fundraiser for family literacy in Barriere was a grand…

TNRD assures residents about the processing of recycling in the region

Recycle BC responds to plastics recycling concerns

  • Oct 9, 2019

Barriere Chamber hosts All Candidates Forum in their community

Barriere and Area Chamber of Commerce president Bill Kershaw opened the All…

  • Oct 8, 2019

Louis Creek resident wins Star/Journal subscription drive gift certificate from Bear Lane Bistro

Rick Weik, of Louis Creek, won the North Thompson Star/Journal’s subscription drive’s…

  • Oct 8, 2019

Volunteer and help children to read in One-To-One Program

The One To One Reading Program at Barriere Elementary School is currently…

Barriere mill opens up to workers’ families

‘All too often, we get asked what we do at work - it’s easier to show than tell’