“The crisis is now”: McLeod calls on federal government to support forestry workers

By Raven Nyman With the new year already underway, Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy…

  • Jan 9, 2020

North Thompson experiences Snowmageddon

Heavy wet snow caused power outages of up to 80 hours for many

Thompson Okanagan 2020 Property Assessments in the mail

Owners of more than 280,800 properties throughout the Thompson Okanagan can expect…

  • Jan 8, 2020
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

Johnson family welcomes first baby of the New Year for Barriere area

Winter snow storms and extended power outages did nothing to delay the…

Okanagan city goes bananas for truck spotted with fake gorilla in back

This giant gorilla has been spotted gallivanting around town

17 surrendered husky puppies available for adoption from Okanagan BC SPCA

The puppies were surrendered to the BC SPCA on Christmas Eve

Barriere Lions deliver Christmas dinner surprise

To the editor; The second annual Barriere Community Christmas Dinner held at…

Star/Journal Recycled Christmas Tree Contest winner named

Nancy Walkey is the lucky winner of $25 gift certificate to Barriere…

Barriere Community Christmas Day Dinner a delight for all

By Margaret Houben Despite the weather, Barriere’s 2nd annual Community Christmas Day…

  • Jan 7, 2020

Alzheimer’s awareness campaign challenges stigma for North Thompson residents affected by dementia

According to a B.C. survey conducted by Insights West in 2018, more…

  • Jan 4, 2020

Are you ready to count birds?

Scientists provided with observations from citizens about birds in their areas to get the “big picture”

  • Jan 3, 2020

Mascon supports local Food Bank

Eric Jensen is shown presenting Doris Bruno of the Barriere Food Bank…

Christmas luncheon served up for students at Barriere Secondary

Community members representing local businesses and government do the honours

Interior Savings lends support to Barriere Food Bank

Last week Barriere Food Bank representatives Gail Robertson and Doris Bruno accepted…

A new year and the passing of time

Facing a brand new year gives us pause to reflect on profound statements

  • Jan 1, 2020

Barriere Christmas Day Dinner “amazing”

The 2nd Annual Barriere Community Christmas Day Dinner was “truly amazing” according…

Louis Creek Industrial Park water supply well underway

Lighting for Highway 5 intersections in Louis Creek also being looked at

B.C. couple donates thousands to charity from their Harry Potter-themed Christmas house

Uniquely decorated house attracted more than 2,000 Potterheads in one weekend for a good cause

Blazer tickets in time for Christmas

Winner of the December Drop In To Win Draw for two Blazer…

Out of the frying pan, into the fire

Rural rights group displeased with proposed bylaw remedies