Community

Barriere Secondary says goodbye to Principal Hembling

As the second semester of the school year gets underway at Barriere…

Fresh veggies and more at Winter Farmer’s Market in Barriere

The Winter Farmers Market is held in the Barriere Seniors Hall every two weeks - next one is Feb. 8

Valley Voices From The Past: A brief history of Little Fort, B.C.

The following is an excerpt taken from Upper North Thompson Reflections By…

  • Feb 5, 2020
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Swinging with the Stars- Team Crimson
Newspaper coverage contributing to UBCO archives
Kelowna divers off to 2020 B.C. Winter Games
Valentine's Day at Missionwood Retirement Resort

Blazer tickets for two

The lucky winner of the January 2020 Drop In To Win Draw…

  • Feb 5, 2020

Found toddler’s headstone stolen from Penticton funeral home

The headstone is a sample product that belongs to a local funeral home.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Farms in BC

BC farmer shares reasons to love local!

  • Feb 3, 2020

Barriere First Responders is an integral part of emergency services

The Barriere First Responders Society (BAFRS) is a registered non-profit organization that…

Newborn to five years find fun at Barriere Ridge

Healthy Beginning Parent and Tot Program runs 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.…

Legion thanks RCMP with free memberships

BC/Yukon Command celebrates 100 years of RCMP service

B.C. man invents tree-planting alarm clock

If you wake up on time, you earn virtual seeds

Lions Club provides over 50 years of volunteerism and support for Barriere

By Margaret Houben The Barriere Lions are a very active group in…

  • Jan 31, 2020

150 Mile gifts Barriere as thank you for 2017

The District of Barriere has received a gift for the community from…

Student mental health service being created that will be accessible for all students in B.C.

North Thompson Star/Journal The BC Federation of Students say that students are…

  • Jan 31, 2020

Catch Yarn and Yap Fridays at Barriere Library

On Fridays at the Barriere Library the Yarn and Yap meet at…

Not all complaints turn out to be bylaw infractions in Barriere

Barriere bylaw enforcement is largely complaint driven with education and compliance being the goal

District of Barriere CAO reports to council meeting

District of Barriere CAO Colleen Hannigan reported to council at the regular…

Centenarian receives ‘key’ to District of Barriere

During the Monday, Jan. 20, District of Barriere Council meeting, Mayor Ward…

Winner of the Barriere Star Journal’s Facebook Winter Photo Contest announced

The Barriere Star Journal’s Facebook page recently held a ‘Show Us Your…

Barriere Senior Girls victorious in Cougar Classic 43-35 against Hope

Last weekends Barriere Secondary Cougar Classic on home turf saw Barriere win…

Gilbertson ready to step down from organizing Barriere’s Walk For Alzheimer’s

By Margaret Houben Liz Gilbertson has been chairing the Barriere and Area…

  • Jan 24, 2020