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Greeted by cheering staff, Tour de North participants gather outside Canadian Tire in Williams Lake as they complete their ride. The tour, which started in Fort St. John, saw several challenges including a route change due to the Hudson’s Hope wildfires. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Greeted by cheering staff, Tour de North participants gather outside Canadian Tire in Williams Lake as they complete their ride. The tour, which started in Fort St. John, saw several challenges including a route change due to the Hudson’s Hope wildfires. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Young Declan Nystoruk with a big smile while carrying the official Terry Fox Run flag at the annual Run in Barriere on Sept. 18. (Wanda Nystoruk photo)

42nd Terry Fox Run reaches over $200,000 raised by Barriere

Barri ere hosted its 42nd Annual Terry Fox Run on Sept. 18.…

Young Declan Nystoruk with a big smile while carrying the official Terry Fox Run flag at the annual Run in Barriere on Sept. 18. (Wanda Nystoruk photo)
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Chinook Cove Ladies Cove hold championship

Chinook Cove Golf Club held their 2022 Ladies Championship on Saturday, Sept.…

  • Sep 22, 2022
(Photo submitted by Leslie Stirling)
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Chinook Cove Ladies Golf calls it “a wrap for 2022”

“Good Night Sweetheart - well, it’s time to go. I hate to…

  • Sep 24, 2022
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(L-r) Dan Armstrong is shown receiving the Ken Foote Memorial Plaque for low net from Chinook Cove Golf’s Men’s Club captain Brad Baker. (Chinook Cove Golf photo)

Chinook Cove Men’s Club Championship held

Chinook Cove Golf and RV held their Men’s Club Championship on Sept.…

  • Sep 22, 2022
(L-r) Dan Armstrong is shown receiving the Ken Foote Memorial Plaque for low net from Chinook Cove Golf’s Men’s Club captain Brad Baker. (Chinook Cove Golf photo)
The Barriere Emergency Services Golf Tournament (previously called the Barriere 911 Emergency Services Golf Tournament) was held at Chinook Cove Golf and RV on Aug. 20, after a four year shut down. Over the past 10 years, this tournament has provided over $42,000 in donations and bursaries to fund numerous youth groups and organizations from Clearwater south to Kamloops. (BES Golf Tournament photo)

Barriere Emergency Services Golf Tournament returns to raise funds for youth

RCMP Cpl. Darin Underhill is more than happy with the great support…

The Barriere Emergency Services Golf Tournament (previously called the Barriere 911 Emergency Services Golf Tournament) was held at Chinook Cove Golf and RV on Aug. 20, after a four year shut down. Over the past 10 years, this tournament has provided over $42,000 in donations and bursaries to fund numerous youth groups and organizations from Clearwater south to Kamloops. (BES Golf Tournament photo)
Photographing raindrops in the garden. (John Enman photo)

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Rain drop photography can be a calming process

  • Sep 24, 2022
Photographing raindrops in the garden. (John Enman photo)
(Metro Creative photo)

Fall seeding brings less weeding

By Catherine Tarasoff With fall just around the corner, your garden is…

  • Sep 24, 2022
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Lodgepole pine seedling. (LNTCFS photo)

Lower North Thompson Community Forest receive $189,704 to address wildfire risk / forest resiliency

Work is currently underway to enhance forest resilience to protect against the…

  • Sep 23, 2022
Lodgepole pine seedling. (LNTCFS photo)
(Jill Hayward photo)

Oh, those beautiful babies!

The Barriere Babies of 2019 and 2020 Party hosted by Yellowhead Community…

(Jill Hayward photo)
Ontario artist Jeff Jones and his dog Timmie pose in front of the south side wall of the Heffley Creek Community Hall which he has painted an impressive full length historic mural onto.  (Jill Hayward photo)

Ontario artist on the road creating history in B.C.

Deb McDougall is the Secretary/Treasurer of the Heffley Creek Community Recreation Association.…

Ontario artist Jeff Jones and his dog Timmie pose in front of the south side wall of the Heffley Creek Community Hall which he has painted an impressive full length historic mural onto.  (Jill Hayward photo)
Elanis is following her dream of becoming a social worker. The Youth Futures Education Fund, supported by United Way BC, helps cover expenses like food, textbooks, counselling, and transportation, allowing former youth in care to survive while focusing on their studies.

Changing lives: All youth deserve the chance to reach their potential.

Youth Futures Education Fund and United Way BC help former youth in care follow their dreams

  • Sep 19, 2022
Elanis is following her dream of becoming a social worker. The Youth Futures Education Fund, supported by United Way BC, helps cover expenses like food, textbooks, counselling, and transportation, allowing former youth in care to survive while focusing on their studies.
The Ambulance Station in Barriere.  (Jill Hayward photo)

Paramedic says “out of service” due to vaccine mandate

To the editor; Your story about the infant who died due to…

  • Sep 16, 2022
The Ambulance Station in Barriere.  (Jill Hayward photo)
The 2022 North Thompson Fall Fair Exhibit Hall (in the Barriere Curling Rink) presented a smorgasbord of rural living in the North Thompson Valley during the Sept. 3-5 event. (Jill Hayward photos)

VALLEY VOICES: NT Fall Fair Exhibit Hall showcases rural lifestyle

The 2022 Annual North Thompson Fall Fair took place at the fairgrounds…

The 2022 North Thompson Fall Fair Exhibit Hall (in the Barriere Curling Rink) presented a smorgasbord of rural living in the North Thompson Valley during the Sept. 3-5 event. (Jill Hayward photos)
Event organizer Ben Leffler of Laughing Loggers is shown presenting Marleen (last name unavailable) with the Bull Of The Woods Amateur Logger Sports Champion LumberJill award at the North Thompson Fall Fair in Barriere on Sunday, Sept. 4. (Laughing Logger photo)

Bull Of The Woods Amateur Logger Sports a big hit at annual North Thompson Fall Fair

The annual Bull Of The Woods 2022 Amateur Logger Sports Competition held…

Event organizer Ben Leffler of Laughing Loggers is shown presenting Marleen (last name unavailable) with the Bull Of The Woods Amateur Logger Sports Champion LumberJill award at the North Thompson Fall Fair in Barriere on Sunday, Sept. 4. (Laughing Logger photo)
Twelve-year-old Owen Nowlin from Horsefly, was searching for the final answers to complete his passport at the festival. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Horsefly Salmon Festival celebrates and educates alongside returning salmon

Event draws crowd to the shores of the river as salmon return to spawn

Twelve-year-old Owen Nowlin from Horsefly, was searching for the final answers to complete his passport at the festival. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Fall fairs are great for making candid photos

  • Sep 15, 2022
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Where has the golf season gone?

Where, oh where has the golf season gone. Oh where, oh where…

  • Sep 15, 2022
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Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo Member of Parliament Frank Caputo is shown speaking during a meet and greet gathering of community members at the Barriere Seniors’ Hall on Thursday, Aug. 18. (Jill Hayward photo)

Caputo says “no regrets” in becoming an MP

Kamloops-Thompson Cariboo MP Frank Caputo recently stopped in at the Barriere Seniors…

Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo Member of Parliament Frank Caputo is shown speaking during a meet and greet gathering of community members at the Barriere Seniors’ Hall on Thursday, Aug. 18. (Jill Hayward photo)
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Barriere Elementary principal welcomes a new school year

To the editor; I would like to extend a warm welcome to…

  • Sep 15, 2022
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