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Numerous beer varies are produced in British Columbia. Do you know which country leads the world in beer consumption? (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: A celebration of wine and beer

Raise a glass in a toast to these popular beverages

Numerous beer varies are produced in British Columbia. Do you know which country leads the world in beer consumption? (Black Press file photo)
Barriere Secondary volleyball player Holly Gordon serves during a game against St. Ann’s at Clearwater on Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 27. (Photo by Keith McNeill)

Barriere Secondary Senior Girls bring home a win

Barriere Secondary’s Senior Girls Volleyball Team competed in a play-day at Clearwater…

  • Oct 6, 2022
Barriere Secondary volleyball player Holly Gordon serves during a game against St. Ann’s at Clearwater on Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 27. (Photo by Keith McNeill)
Pictured are members of the Yellowhead 4-H Horse Club after receiving the Top 4-H Horse Club Aggregate trophy at the BC Ag Expo held at the fairgrounds in Barriere Sept. 22-26. Back row (l-r); Jessie-Anne MacArther, Isabella MacDougal, Alexis Nelson, Mackenna Fink. Front row (l-r); Audrina Allen, Isabel Maddocks-Puetz, and Chloe Smith. (Tracy Allen photo)

Yellowhead 4-H Horse Club win top award at BC Ag Expo

Winners of the Top Horse Club Aggregate trophy at last months BC…

Pictured are members of the Yellowhead 4-H Horse Club after receiving the Top 4-H Horse Club Aggregate trophy at the BC Ag Expo held at the fairgrounds in Barriere Sept. 22-26. Back row (l-r); Jessie-Anne MacArther, Isabella MacDougal, Alexis Nelson, Mackenna Fink. Front row (l-r); Audrina Allen, Isabel Maddocks-Puetz, and Chloe Smith. (Tracy Allen photo)
Niklas Schmahl is a Work-A-Wayer from Harsefeld, Germany. He is currently staying in the Little Fort area of the North Thompson Valley and learning about everything from farming to playing Pickleball. (Judi Klonz photo)

Pickleball draws German visitor to North Thompson area

Niklas Schmahl is a Work-A-Wayer from Harsefeld (near Hamburg), Germany, and is…

  • Oct 6, 2022
Niklas Schmahl is a Work-A-Wayer from Harsefeld, Germany. He is currently staying in the Little Fort area of the North Thompson Valley and learning about everything from farming to playing Pickleball. (Judi Klonz photo)
The Pattullo Bridge is a through arch bridge that crosses the Fraser River and links the city of New Westminster to the city of Surrey in B.C. (John Enman photo)

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Photographing New Westminster lights

  • Oct 6, 2022
The Pattullo Bridge is a through arch bridge that crosses the Fraser River and links the city of New Westminster to the city of Surrey in B.C. (John Enman photo)
Numerous competitions took place during The Shire of Ramsgaard gathering Sept. 30 - Oct. 2, at the North Thompson Fall Fairgrounds in Barriere, including an active rapier and sword competition. (Jill Hayward photo)

Modern Middle Ages returns to Barriere

The Shire of Ramsgaard is located in the shining Principality of Tir…

Numerous competitions took place during The Shire of Ramsgaard gathering Sept. 30 - Oct. 2, at the North Thompson Fall Fairgrounds in Barriere, including an active rapier and sword competition. (Jill Hayward photo)
Beekeeper John Hoyrup placed sections of a dead snag where honey bees had been living on top of bee boxes in order to rehome the bees whose snag was cut down. (Tara Larocque photo)

Meant to bee? A Cariboo landowner finds honey bee colony on property

Tara Larocque found a wild honey bee colony in a dead snag on her property, or did they find her?

Beekeeper John Hoyrup placed sections of a dead snag where honey bees had been living on top of bee boxes in order to rehome the bees whose snag was cut down. (Tara Larocque photo)
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International Day of Older Persons 2022

To the editor; October 1 was the International Day of Older Persons…

  • Oct 5, 2022
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Kevin Falcon, leader of the B.C. Liberal Party and leader of the Opposition in the provincial legislature made a stop at the Barriere Senior’s Hall on Friday, Sept. 30, for a meet and greet with some 30 residents who turned out for the occasion to hear what he had to say. From there Falcon drove north to Clearwater with Kamloops-North Thompson MLA Peter Milobar to attend the Truth and Reconciliation Day ceremonies at the Dutch Lake Community Centre. Pictured (l-r) B.C. Liberal Party leader Kevin Falcon, event organizer Val Stamer, District of Barriere Mayor Ward Stamer, and Kamloops-North Thompson MLA Peter Milobar. (Mary-Lou Jones photo)

B.C. Liberal Leader Kevin Falcon makes stop in Barriere

“Voters must hold government accountable for their actions,” says Falcon

Kevin Falcon, leader of the B.C. Liberal Party and leader of the Opposition in the provincial legislature made a stop at the Barriere Senior’s Hall on Friday, Sept. 30, for a meet and greet with some 30 residents who turned out for the occasion to hear what he had to say. From there Falcon drove north to Clearwater with Kamloops-North Thompson MLA Peter Milobar to attend the Truth and Reconciliation Day ceremonies at the Dutch Lake Community Centre. Pictured (l-r) B.C. Liberal Party leader Kevin Falcon, event organizer Val Stamer, District of Barriere Mayor Ward Stamer, and Kamloops-North Thompson MLA Peter Milobar. (Mary-Lou Jones photo)
Robert Veitch is a candidate for District of Barriere council. (Submitted photo)

Robert Veitch

Candidate for District of Barriere council

  • Oct 2, 2022
Robert Veitch is a candidate for District of Barriere council. (Submitted photo)
Amanda Sabyan is a candidate for District of Barriere council. (Submitted photo)

Amanda Sabyan

Candidate for District of Barriere council

  • Oct 2, 2022
Amanda Sabyan is a candidate for District of Barriere council. (Submitted photo)
M’akola Housing Society, through funding from BC Housing, will build a five storey affordable housing building at 603 Main Street in Penticton. (Rendering)

QUIZ: How much do you know about housing and homes?

In many communities, finding a place to buy or rent can be a challenge

M’akola Housing Society, through funding from BC Housing, will build a five storey affordable housing building at 603 Main Street in Penticton. (Rendering)
Judy Armstrong is a candidate for District of Barriere council. (Submitted photo)

Judy Armstrong

Candidate for District of Barriere council

  • Oct 1, 2022
Judy Armstrong is a candidate for District of Barriere council. (Submitted photo)
Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Tyler MacGregor has been doing day surgeries at Cariboo Memorial Hospital as part of a visiting specialists program within Interior Health . (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Casual Country)
Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Tyler MacGregor has been doing day surgeries at Cariboo Memorial Hospital as part of a visiting specialists program within Interior Health . (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Casual Country)
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Oh, those beautiful babies!

The Barriere Babies of 2019 and 2020 Party hosted by Yellowhead Community…

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Members of the Surrey Beavers rugby association participate in the Cloverdale Terry Fox run in 2019. This year the run was held Sept. 18. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

B.C. man ‘will do everything’ to keep Terry Fox’s legacy alive

Bill Vigars, who was Fox’s publicist during historic Marathon of Hope, spoke at SFU Surrey

Members of the Surrey Beavers rugby association participate in the Cloverdale Terry Fox run in 2019. This year the run was held Sept. 18. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Rob Kerslake seeks another term as District of Barriere councillor. (Submitted photo)

Robert Kerslake

Candidate for District of Barriere town council

  • Sep 30, 2022
Rob Kerslake seeks another term as District of Barriere councillor. (Submitted photo)
Colin McInnis is a candidate for District of Barriere council. (Submitted photo)

Colin Mcinnis

Candidate for District of Barriere council

  • Sep 30, 2022
Colin McInnis is a candidate for District of Barriere council. (Submitted photo)
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SD73 schools to benefit from Affordability Grant

The Student and Family Affordability Grant of $60M was allocated by the…

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Louis Lodge is running for a position on Barriere Council. (Submitted photo)

Louise Lodge

Candidate for District of Barriere council

  • Sep 30, 2022
Louis Lodge is running for a position on Barriere Council. (Submitted photo)