4-H experience leads to position on federal youth council

Barriere’s Sara Smith is one of 25 young people from across Canada…

  • Jul 30, 2020

QUIZ: A summer’s day on the water

How much do you know about boats and other watercraft?

TOTA and Community Futures partner together to support local business

The Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA) and nine Community Futures Offices across…

  • Jul 25, 2020
The lakeside busker who writes poems
AlleyCats Alliance needs a donation of a small space
Penticton brush fire
Houseboat catches fire on Mara Lake in the Shuswap

New display of Chinese artifacts at North Thompson Museum

Summer students at the North Thompson Museum and Archives in Barriere, B.C.,…

  • Jul 24, 2020

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Why is the concept of depth of field so elusive?

  • Jul 23, 2020

Five Birdies with a two-for one

By Leslie Stirling Tuesday, July 14, was the best weather we have…

  • Jul 23, 2020

Barriere photographer captures 100 year event

Thanks to local photographer, Ellen Monteith, for sharing this memorable capture of…

NT Fall Fair Ambassador Program Banner Night and Apron Auction on Friday, July 24

Come out and support these young people who will serve as ambassadors for Barriere and area

Romantic Reverence

I’m never quite sure just who’s romancing who. It is no secret…

  • Jul 21, 2020

QUIZ: In honour of Prince George

The heir to the British throne celebrates his birthday on July 22

Kamloops-Thompson school district to add black history, experiences to its teaching

By Michael Potestio Kamloops This Week The Kamloops-Thompson school district plans to…

  • Jul 18, 2020

Monsoon Festival of Performing Arts turns digital for fifth anniversary

The festival celebrates South Asian artists and performers

No more sorting beverage cans at Barriere Return-It Depot

Summer is officially here, and Barriere residents are now spending more time…

Barriere Elementary hands out year end awards

Barriere Elementary School handed out their 2019/2020 Year End Awards on June…

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

The more stable your camera is, the sharper the photos

  • Jul 16, 2020

Don Bowser: Retires from the same school he graduated from 41 years later

Students are now out of school for summer vacation, and even though…

North Thompson Museum now open to the public

Hello from Flora and Mackenzie, this year’s summer students at the North…

  • Jul 16, 2020

Housing Needs Report accepted by District of Barriere Council

On May 6, 2019 Council supported an application to UBCM for funding…

Barriere AG Foods shopper wins “Wheel Into Summer’ $25,000 grand prize package for B.C.

Congratulations to Barriere AG Foods shopper Valentine Mattey, the lucky 2020 Wheel…

Water restrictions in Barriere to remain at Stage 2 until further notice

“Watering restrictions in the District of Barriere will remain the same until…