Book tells tale of how B.C. office fax led to U.S. con man

Island man spent a few years tracking down victims listed on faxes

A Witchy Night

Frightful dark witches on broomsticks, on winds; Fly over leafless and rough…

  • Oct 26, 2019

Double stars can be a thing of beauty

Seeing double is never a good thing, and a sign to seek…

  • Oct 25, 2019
Bear cub cries for mom in Peachland backyard
Paws for a Cause returns for another year in City Park
Fun at BC SPCA kids camps in Kelowna
Find me my furever home: Billy

Join in Postcards For Peace for Veteran’s Week at Barriere Library

Barriere’s Head Librarian Pam Rudd is inviting area residents to participate in…

  • Oct 24, 2019

All God’s creatures are welcome

All creatures great and small appear to know that they are welcome…

Time to celebrate “Spooky Days” just in time for Halloween

By Margaret Houben There are lots of “spooky” days to celebrate in…

  • Oct 24, 2019

BC Fairs recognizes Barriere Star/Journal

Staff at the North Thompson Star/Journal were excited to learn last weekend…

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Night photography from Stanley Park

  • Oct 24, 2019

Cannabis grow operation being constructed in Louis Creek Industrial Park

District of Barriere CAO Colleen Hannigan presented the following report to Mayor…

  • Oct 24, 2019

Yellowhead 4-H report on BC Ag Expo results

The Yellowhead 4-H Club had lots of fun showing at the BC…

  • Oct 23, 2019

No cannabis store for downtown Barriere

Over 60 area residents turned out for a Public Hearing at the…

Fall Pickleball starts October 23 in Barriere

“Come and play Pickleball with us,” invites pickleball enthusiast Mary MacLennan. If…

  • Oct 17, 2019

Healthy Beginnings kids in Barriere make turkeys for Thanksgiving

Barriere Healthy Beginnings children with some of the parents proudly show off…


Poetry is like a dessert; steamy words are so delish. They make…

  • Oct 17, 2019

B.C. woman finds mysterious coin among Grandma’s collection

Grandmother died when she was very young and her past is not well known to her mother

North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo Ambassadors will be at Barriere No Host Bazaar

Hello! We would like to introduce ourselves, our names are Haille Johnson…

  • Oct 16, 2019

Gilbert Smith Forest Products Ltd. donate 669 year old cedar for Skeetchestn carving

Artist Vaughn Warren to create carving to honour murdered/missing Indigenous women/girls, LGBTQ+individuals

Have you filled out Housing Survey for the Lower North Thompson?

The District of Barriere is currently preparing a Housing Needs Report. The…

McLure Wildfire Monument Society dissolved

Society board says they have “achieved our goals and purposes”

Williams Lake man gets late wife’s image added into family business mural

Chester Mortensen lost his wife Sheila to breast cancer in March