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Only the brave play golf in the rain

Wowser! That was quite the rain we had the afternoon of Tuesday,…

  • Jun 9, 2022
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The Cops for Cancer - Tour de North finished in Prince Rupert on Sept. 23 with participants jubilant at the success of cycling more than 870 km and battling wicked weather to raise funds for pediatric cancer research. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Tour de North getting ready to hit the road again to benefit sick kids

Cops for Cancer participants training to cycle more than 800 km, fundraising against pediatric cancer

The Cops for Cancer - Tour de North finished in Prince Rupert on Sept. 23 with participants jubilant at the success of cycling more than 870 km and battling wicked weather to raise funds for pediatric cancer research. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Volunteer swimming sport coordinators Donna Tyrrell, husband Dan Tyrrell, Wei Xiao and horseshoes coordinator Bob McCauley help celebrate the countdown to Greater Victoria’s 55-Plus BC Games, at Berwick Royal Oak on June 7.

PHOTOS: Days counting down for 55-Plus BC Games on south Vancouver Island

Cauldron lighting at Saanich seniors residence June 7 marks 99 days to the Games

Volunteer swimming sport coordinators Donna Tyrrell, husband Dan Tyrrell, Wei Xiao and horseshoes coordinator Bob McCauley help celebrate the countdown to Greater Victoria’s 55-Plus BC Games, at Berwick Royal Oak on June 7.
Barriere First Responders donated and gave out first aid packs to the 1st Barriere Scout Group on May 24 after teaching them how to recognize an emergency thanks to the assistance of BCEHS Community Paramedic Mikael Kjellström. (BAFRS photo)

First Responders share knowledge with 1st Barriere Scouts

Barriere First Responders donated and gave out first aid packs to the…

Barriere First Responders donated and gave out first aid packs to the 1st Barriere Scout Group on May 24 after teaching them how to recognize an emergency thanks to the assistance of BCEHS Community Paramedic Mikael Kjellström. (BAFRS photo)
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Learning to fish takes a good amount of concentration as shown by this youngster during the June 5, GoFish BC Learn to Fish Day hosted at Dixon Lake by Barriere Nature Kids. (C. Staples photo)

Go Fish in the rain at Dixon Lake

“Despite all the rain, our inaugural event went very well,” reported event…

Learning to fish takes a good amount of concentration as shown by this youngster during the June 5, GoFish BC Learn to Fish Day hosted at Dixon Lake by Barriere Nature Kids. (C. Staples photo)
The Little Fort and McLure reaction ferries in the North Thompson Valley are now out of service due to the waters of the North Thompson River continuing to rise. This photo was taken on June 6 showing the Little Fort reaction ferry out of the water until the river has receded. (Pam Jim Photo)

Reaction ferries pulled as North Thompson continues to rise

The Little Fort and McLure reaction ferries in the North Thompson Valley…

  • Jun 8, 2022
The Little Fort and McLure reaction ferries in the North Thompson Valley are now out of service due to the waters of the North Thompson River continuing to rise. This photo was taken on June 6 showing the Little Fort reaction ferry out of the water until the river has receded. (Pam Jim Photo)
The Clearwater River on June 7 before off the Old North Thompson Highway.

TNRD advises residents to prepare for rising waters

Higher-than-normal flows are forecast for the North and South Thompson Rivers

The Clearwater River on June 7 before off the Old North Thompson Highway.
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Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Time to photograph spring colours

  • Jun 5, 2022
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Shop safe and watch for scams during baby formula shortage

With panic buying reported in parts of the country, the shortages in…

  • Jun 4, 2022
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Emergency dispatchers can’t track your precise location when you use a cellphone, so be as specific as possible when telling the 9-1-1 dispatcher where you are. (Photo credit: E-Comm 9-1-1)

Take the 9-1-1 Pledge to avoid tying up emergency services

Know when —and when not — to call 9-1-1, and what to do if you accidentally ring them

Emergency dispatchers can’t track your precise location when you use a cellphone, so be as specific as possible when telling the 9-1-1 dispatcher where you are. (Photo credit: E-Comm 9-1-1)
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Join the ladies every Tuesday evening

Warm weather - what a joy! It is so nice to see…

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Dixon Lake is close to Barriere and in the North Thompson Valley. (Facebook photo)

‘Learn To Fish’ day for kids at Dixon Lake, June 5

It’s time to get your fishing rods out, mark your calendar for…

Dixon Lake is close to Barriere and in the North Thompson Valley. (Facebook photo)
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District following up on paramedic concerns for rural ambulance staffing

“Barriere is going to submit a letter of request to meet with…

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Members of the Sagebrush Neighbourhood Association in Kamloops showing off their invasive weed pull spoils in 2020. This year’s Weed Pull Challenge gets underway on June 1 and runs through Aug. 31. (Photo credit: TNIPMC)

Weed Pull Challenge on through Aug. 31 to battle invasive plants

Groups throughout the TNRD encouraged to weed out invasive plants and compete for prizes

Members of the Sagebrush Neighbourhood Association in Kamloops showing off their invasive weed pull spoils in 2020. This year’s Weed Pull Challenge gets underway on June 1 and runs through Aug. 31. (Photo credit: TNIPMC)
Roland and Anne Neave. (TRU photo)
Roland and Anne Neave. (TRU photo)
Royal Inland Hospital (KTW photo)

Liberals calling on Dix to fix RIH crisis

North Thompson Star/Journal As the situation at Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) becomes…

  • Jun 2, 2022
Royal Inland Hospital (KTW photo)
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Confusion over multi-use court in Barriere explained

To the editor; This is a response to the skateboarder’s letters on…

  • Jun 2, 2022
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Rural B.C. Emergency Health Services in crisis

To: Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, Victoria, B.C. Re: BC Emergency Health…

  • Jun 2, 2022
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