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The Habitat for Humanity build at 1375 Piercy Ave. in Courtenay continues to take shape. When completed the project will house 12 families. Photo by Yana Dimitrova.
The Habitat for Humanity build at 1375 Piercy Ave. in Courtenay continues to take shape. When completed the project will house 12 families. Photo by Yana Dimitrova.
Sierra Chi?ela William, right, sits with her grandmother Eileen William, after receiving her sash as a finalist for Miss Canada Petite Global. (Roger William photo)
Sierra Chi?ela William, right, sits with her grandmother Eileen William, after receiving her sash as a finalist for Miss Canada Petite Global. (Roger William photo)
Clearwater residents are encouraged to attend the Remembrance Day service on Sunday Nov. 11. (Angie Mindus file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

A time to consider the high cost of war

On Friday, Remembrance Day ceremonies will be held at cenotaphs across the…

  • Nov 10, 2022
Clearwater residents are encouraged to attend the Remembrance Day service on Sunday Nov. 11. (Angie Mindus file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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Snow removal and winter parking in Barriere

Public Works Manager Chris Matthews, is reminding District of Barriere residents the…

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Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

When I first started earning a living as a photographer I needed…

  • Nov 10, 2022
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World War II veteran Mac Livingstone’s service photograph is shown with his Canadian Scottish Regiment cap, dog tags, his army pay book, emergency first aid kit and notes, letters from home, and the 1st Canadian Infantry Division War Map that he received when deployed into enemy territory. (D. Fennel submitted photo)

Memories remain vivid for veterans of war

Remembrance Day was an emotional time for Barriere resident and World War…

World War II veteran Mac Livingstone’s service photograph is shown with his Canadian Scottish Regiment cap, dog tags, his army pay book, emergency first aid kit and notes, letters from home, and the 1st Canadian Infantry Division War Map that he received when deployed into enemy territory. (D. Fennel submitted photo)
Chef Jade Berg on the Sunshine Coast of B.C. (HULU photo)

PODCAST.: B.C. chef Jade Berg gets creative on Disney’s ‘Chefs vs. Wild’

TODAY IN B.C.: Foraging in the woods on the Sunshine Coast to create a 5-star meal

Chef Jade Berg on the Sunshine Coast of B.C. (HULU photo)
Laura Olivier of Clearwater Tim Horton’s presents a cheque for $1,726.17 to Clearwater and District Food Bank vice chair Harry James (centre) and chair Margot Venema (right) recently. The funds were raised during the annual Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Fundraiser. (Rosslen Kyla Senica photo)

Clearwater Food Bank predicts a challenging 2023

High inflation, rising food costs will see food bank change and substitute products

Laura Olivier of Clearwater Tim Horton’s presents a cheque for $1,726.17 to Clearwater and District Food Bank vice chair Harry James (centre) and chair Margot Venema (right) recently. The funds were raised during the annual Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Fundraiser. (Rosslen Kyla Senica photo)
Delores and Richard Peterson's special day began with a tour around Barriere in an elaborately decorated family car to celebrate their milestone of 65 years together. (Kathy Cooper photo)

Love can last forever!

Barriere’s Richard and Delores Peterson mark 65 years

  • Nov 3, 2022
Delores and Richard Peterson's special day began with a tour around Barriere in an elaborately decorated family car to celebrate their milestone of 65 years together. (Kathy Cooper photo)
Photographing street art and the architecture of older buildings in Winnipeg.  (John Enman photo)

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Photographing old Winnipeg

  • Nov 3, 2022
Photographing street art and the architecture of older buildings in Winnipeg.  (John Enman photo)
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TRU to build more on-campus student housing

By Michelle Nordstrom More students will be able to live where they…

  • Nov 3, 2022
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Barriere Secondary Sr. Girls Volleyball player Holly Gordon serves during a Sept. 27, game held at Clearwater Secondary against St. Ann’s. (Keith McNeil photo)

Sr. Girls Volleyball Playoffs in Barriere this Tuesday

Barriere Secondary School’s Senior Girls Volleyball team is busy gearing up to…

Barriere Secondary Sr. Girls Volleyball player Holly Gordon serves during a Sept. 27, game held at Clearwater Secondary against St. Ann’s. (Keith McNeil photo)
Dr. Reka Gustafson. (file photo)
Dr. Reka Gustafson. (file photo)
District of Barriere Mayor Ward Stamer and Barriere Skatepark Society representative Dustin Doherty were on hand to cut the ribbon to officially open the community’s new skatepark thanks to numerous individuals, groups, organizations and businesses who donated funding of approximately $175,000 raised over a seven year period to see the project become a reality. (Jill Hayward photo)

Barriere Skateboard Park opens with community celebration

Dustin Doherty thanked for skatepark vision and commitment

District of Barriere Mayor Ward Stamer and Barriere Skatepark Society representative Dustin Doherty were on hand to cut the ribbon to officially open the community’s new skatepark thanks to numerous individuals, groups, organizations and businesses who donated funding of approximately $175,000 raised over a seven year period to see the project become a reality. (Jill Hayward photo)
Lewis Bloomfield is pictured blowing out candles while celebrating his 100th birthday on Tuesday, Oct. 25. (Diane Bloomfield photo)

Happy 100th birthday to Lewis Bloomfield

Lewis Bloomfield may be finding it hard to absorb that on Tuesday,…

  • Nov 2, 2022
Lewis Bloomfield is pictured blowing out candles while celebrating his 100th birthday on Tuesday, Oct. 25. (Diane Bloomfield photo)
Michael Mylonas, from left, Nelson William, and Brian Finnie sit atop a peak they climbed during their trip across the Coast Mountains to the coast. (Jimmie Lulua photo)

Spiritual journey marks a return to land and tradition for Chilcotin’s Xeni Gwet’in

Members of Xeni Gwet’in hike across the Coast Mountains to reclaim historic trade route

Michael Mylonas, from left, Nelson William, and Brian Finnie sit atop a peak they climbed during their trip across the Coast Mountains to the coast. (Jimmie Lulua photo)
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Local family practice division responds to new fee structure

Funding changes proposed for BC’s family physicians

  • Oct 31, 2022
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The after-school hours can be difficult for the thousands of kids younger than age 12 who don’t attend an after-school program. The United Way BC School’s Out program was designed to meet this need. Photo courtesy United Way

United Way BC helps families thrive through after-school programming

Imagine you’re 6 years old. Grade one! You love your teacher and…

  • Oct 31, 2022
The after-school hours can be difficult for the thousands of kids younger than age 12 who don’t attend an after-school program. The United Way BC School’s Out program was designed to meet this need. Photo courtesy United Way
Hans Best, 18, of Smithers dresses up as Cody Call from C+ Rodeos in Williams Lake for Halloween. (Lissa Bradley photo)

Smithers teen goes as 150 Mile House C+ Rodeos bull fighter for Halloween

Bull fighter Cody Call, 24, made a lasting impression on Hans Best, 18, last August

Hans Best, 18, of Smithers dresses up as Cody Call from C+ Rodeos in Williams Lake for Halloween. (Lissa Bradley photo)
Do you know the correct name for these carved pumpkins? (Pixaby)

QUIZ: How much do you really know about Halloween?

Oct 31 is a time for candy, costumes and scary movies

Do you know the correct name for these carved pumpkins? (Pixaby)