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Fennell Ranches: Celebrating 121 years of agriculture

A 121 years of agriculture were celebrated on July 27, 2019, on…

  • Sep 5, 2019

Lower North Thompson Community Forest saved thanks to quick action of local residents

The Lower North Thompson Community Forest Society want to thank the swift…

Businesses all dressed up for Fall Fair week in Barriere

This year businesses and residences in Barriere pulled out all the stops…

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Cindy Derkaz: Liberal Party candidate for North Okanagan-Shuswap
Mary Ann Murphy: Liberal Party candidate for Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola
John Barr: People's Party of Canada candidate for Kelowna-Lake Country
Robert Mellalieu: Green Party candidate for Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola

Racing with the fire chief

Jon Genier, and Barriere’s Fire Chief Ashley Wohlgumuth, having a fun time…

  • Aug 31, 2019

World Wide Paint Out coming to Barriere 0n Sept. 7 and 8

North Thompson Valley artists are invited to participate

  • Aug 30, 2019

District of Barriere prizes awarded while volunteers enjoy barbecue

Mayor Ward Stamer (left) serves a burger to Councilor Judy Armstrong during…

Over 100 youngsters turn out for Red Cross Swim Program in Barriere

Another successful Red Cross Swim Program in Barriere finished recently with excellent…

  • Aug 30, 2019

Barriere’s North Thompson Star/Journal launches subscription drive

Here at the North Thompson Star/Journal in Barriere, B.C., we believe a…

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Try something different from the usual vacation photos

  • Aug 29, 2019

4-H youth compete at PNE in Vancouver

Ten year old Kelty Brady, from Sun Peaks, with the Tod Mountian…

  • Aug 28, 2019

Yellowhead 4-H Club rocks their Achievement Day

The Yellowhead 4-H Club held their Achievement Day at the fairgrounds in…

  • Aug 28, 2019

71 riders turn out for annual Toy Run in Barriere

The annual Thunder Alley Stomp‘n Toy Run once again roared into Barriere…

Yellowhead 4-H Photography Club visit Wells Gray Park

By Taylor Johnson and Clarebear Recently, the Yellowhead 4-H Photography Club went…

  • Aug 25, 2019

Barriere Literacy hosts TV Players Summer Camp

The Thompson Valley Players hosted a theatre workshop in Barriere the week…

  • Aug 24, 2019

Special medals available for our veterans

To the editor; I would like to inform your readers about two…

  • Aug 23, 2019

Barriere First Responders recognize one of their own

Barriere First Responders held their annual appreciation barbecue on Aug. 18 with…

When a “bill collector” comes calling…

Barriere RCMP warn residents of bill collection frauds perpetrated by telephone

  • Aug 22, 2019

Nostalgia: Chores and chocolate

By Rita Joan Dozlaw Growing up, I loved Hershey’s Milk Chocolate candy…

  • Aug 22, 2019

North Thompson Fall Fair Royalty invited to participate in 70th annual parade

The North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo Association is celebrating their 70th…

A peachy day at the canning workshop

A canning workshop held Aug. 8, at the Lions Hall in Barriere,…

  • Aug 15, 2019