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CN Police officers are currently spreading rail safety messages across the province to keep members of the public safe from injury or fines for trespassing on rail properties.  (CN image)

CN Police remind public about trespassing and rail safety

Each year CN Police officers spread a rail safety message across B.C.…

CN Police officers are currently spreading rail safety messages across the province to keep members of the public safe from injury or fines for trespassing on rail properties.  (CN image)
Taking successful photographs of Canada geese at a local pond requires ingenuity, stealth and patience so as not to disturb the birds in their natural habitat. (Photo Jo McAvany)

Photographing geese at the pond requires ingenuity

Spring is well on its way and the lilac bushes along the…

  • May 20, 2021
Taking successful photographs of Canada geese at a local pond requires ingenuity, stealth and patience so as not to disturb the birds in their natural habitat. (Photo Jo McAvany)
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Walking across Canada with a message of faith

Justin, Zach, and their trusty dog Cobain were spotted Friday, May 14,…

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Barriere Resident, Lynda Anne Forsythe, is shown being immunized with the Pfizer vaccine by Public Health Nurse Jade Paul at the Barriere Seniors’ Centre on March 16 as part of Interior Health’s COVID-19 vaccine program. (Photo by Kyra Blackburn)

Yes, you need to book your second COVID-19 vaccine if your first shot was before April 1

If you are waiting for someone to call you with an appointment…

Barriere Resident, Lynda Anne Forsythe, is shown being immunized with the Pfizer vaccine by Public Health Nurse Jade Paul at the Barriere Seniors’ Centre on March 16 as part of Interior Health’s COVID-19 vaccine program. (Photo by Kyra Blackburn)
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Hope springs eternal when it comes to golf

Tuesday, May 11 was another beautiful spring day and 32 ladies headed…

  • May 19, 2021
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Barriere RCMP nabbed two suspects who were allegedly breaking into cabins in McLure. (File photo)

Thieves nabbed by Barriere Mounties during McLure break-ins

Police Service Dog Kody instrumental in making the arrest

Barriere RCMP nabbed two suspects who were allegedly breaking into cabins in McLure. (File photo)
Susan Martin and Peter Gook are sharing their experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.

Couple share their story to bring more visibility to dementia

The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s will help families at any stage in the dementia journey

  • May 17, 2021
Susan Martin and Peter Gook are sharing their experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.
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Lost family of three found near Barriere

Successful effort by Barriere and Kamloops Search and Rescue brings those lost home

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ODE TO GRAMMA

As an eighteen month old, I was taken to a park in…

  • May 16, 2021
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Bottle Depot advises users that beer and pop cans must be sorted once again

The Barriere Returnit Bottle Depot is advising customers that all beer and…

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Clean up in Little Fort

The community of Little Fort experienced a grand clean-up thanks to a…

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Spring is a good time to declutter your digital devices such as computers and cell phones to protect yourself from sophisticated cyberattacks. (Metro Creative photo)

BBB: It’s time to start your digital spring cleaning

The warmer weather that comes with Spring tends to inspire people to…

  • May 15, 2021
Spring is a good time to declutter your digital devices such as computers and cell phones to protect yourself from sophisticated cyberattacks. (Metro Creative photo)
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Tremendous Tuesday attended by 35 ladies

It wasn’t a Manic Monday - it was a Tremendous Tuesday on…

  • May 14, 2021
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Searching for answers to Indigenous mental-wellness gaps

TRU nursing student launches project to determine gaps in Indigenous mental-health services

  • May 14, 2021
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However and whenever you participate in the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s during the month of May, you will be raising vital funds and awareness that will help create change for your community. Get creative with your own personal challenge, include the dog, your favourite hiking spot, a number of laps around the park, the options are endless. Find out more at: walkforalzheimers.ca (Metro Creative photo)

Barriere residents walking their own way for Alzheimer’s

IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s is taking place throughout the month of May

However and whenever you participate in the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s during the month of May, you will be raising vital funds and awareness that will help create change for your community. Get creative with your own personal challenge, include the dog, your favourite hiking spot, a number of laps around the park, the options are endless. Find out more at: walkforalzheimers.ca (Metro Creative photo)
Photo by Mikael Kjellstrom, www.pixdesk.ca

Honey bees out and about

Thank you to Mikael Kjellstrom for sharing this amazing photo of an…

  • May 14, 2021
Photo by Mikael Kjellstrom, www.pixdesk.ca
When a loved one is in need of medical care, no one wants to be on the telephone trying to explain how to find the residence where they are, especially living in a rural area where all driveways look the same. (Barriere First Responders photo)

Is your civic address posted on your property?

If not, how will First Responders find your address if an emergency arises?

When a loved one is in need of medical care, no one wants to be on the telephone trying to explain how to find the residence where they are, especially living in a rural area where all driveways look the same. (Barriere First Responders photo)
The TNRD is undertaking a Master Trails Plan for the community of Blue River. (Darcy Lawrey / Pexels Photo)

TNRD to develop trails plan for Blue River

A survey is available for public input on the TNRD website.

The TNRD is undertaking a Master Trails Plan for the community of Blue River. (Darcy Lawrey / Pexels Photo)

Old Age Security increase targets older seniors’ higher risks

By Deb Schulte, Canada’s Minister of Seniors Budget 2021 has helped to…

  • May 13, 2021
Early morning light over a pond.  (John Enman photo)

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Making BW photos is – easier than ever

  • May 13, 2021
Early morning light over a pond.  (John Enman photo)