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Is democracy in Canada dead?

Freedoms and quality of life should be experienced by all

  • Jan 21, 2022
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There may be hope yet

To the editor, One of the big mysteries of this while COVID-19…

  • Jan 22, 2022
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Ending exploitation by huge-market nations like China

To the editor; The Justin Trudeau Liberal government is very likely being…

  • Jan 13, 2022
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Senior says ‘thank you’ for Barriere Christmas dinner

To our wonderful community; To all the good people who spent a…

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What was lost is found

To the editor; Sending out a huge thank you to whoever it…

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A pickup truck is shown where it came to rest on a Dixon Mountain Road property last month. Residents in the area have been concerned about the speed drivers have been doing while travelling on this gravel road. They are now happy to report new speeds signs are have been put up posting Dixon Mountain Road at 50km. (M. Ralko photo)

Speed limit on Dixon Mountain Road now 50km

*Editor’s note: Residents living on Dixon Mountain Road east of Barriere have…

A pickup truck is shown where it came to rest on a Dixon Mountain Road property last month. Residents in the area have been concerned about the speed drivers have been doing while travelling on this gravel road. They are now happy to report new speeds signs are have been put up posting Dixon Mountain Road at 50km. (M. Ralko photo)

LETTER: Don’t let your guard down

Letter to the editor

  • Dec 9, 2021
Westsyde Road between the McLure Ferry and Barriere had at least two sections where the shoulder had fallen away on the river side (as pictured), the also road had a number of potholes, and area residents were getting very concerned, especially as there were no markers or warning signs in those areas. After a concerted effort on behalf of Barbara MacManus (which included letter writing to this newspaper (Nov. 25, 2021 issue, page 5), McManus says she is happy to report the road has been repaired. (B. MacManus photo)

Westsyde Road North has been repaired

*Editor’s note: Westsyde Road between the McLure Ferry and Barriere had at…

  • Dec 9, 2021
Westsyde Road between the McLure Ferry and Barriere had at least two sections where the shoulder had fallen away on the river side (as pictured), the also road had a number of potholes, and area residents were getting very concerned, especially as there were no markers or warning signs in those areas. After a concerted effort on behalf of Barbara MacManus (which included letter writing to this newspaper (Nov. 25, 2021 issue, page 5), McManus says she is happy to report the road has been repaired. (B. MacManus photo)
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An act of random kindness

To the editor, On Monday, Nov. 15, Vickie and I, plus two…

  • Dec 4, 2021
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Humankind must stop polluting our sole spaceship, Earth

To the editor; Re: Surrey being first city in region to ban…

  • Dec 3, 2021
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Christmas at The Fair Drive Thru Light Show for Barriere will be open from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 18 to 23, and Dec. 27 to 30. (Jill Hayward photo)

Christmas At The Fair in Barriere returning

To the editor; The North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo Association is…

  • Dec 2, 2021
Christmas at The Fair Drive Thru Light Show for Barriere will be open from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 18 to 23, and Dec. 27 to 30. (Jill Hayward photo)
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Barriere Food Bank moves into high gear

To the editor; As the Christmas season approaches the Barriere & District…

  • Dec 2, 2021
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Following the evidence, creates solutions

To the editor; Between floods, wildfires and growing concern for salmon in…

  • Nov 28, 2021
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Global carbon fee – it’s the only way

Record-breaking heat with forest fires last summer. Record-breaking rainfall with floods and…

  • Nov 27, 2021
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Westsyde Road between the McLure Ferry and Barriere has at least two sections where the shoulder has fallen away on the river side. There are no markers or warning signs in these areas. ( B. MacManus photo)

Concerns regarding condition of Westsyde Road North of McLure Ferry

Editor’s note: Barbara MacManus sent the following letter due to concerns both…

Westsyde Road between the McLure Ferry and Barriere has at least two sections where the shoulder has fallen away on the river side. There are no markers or warning signs in these areas. ( B. MacManus photo)
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95 % of B.C. considered unceded lands

To the editor; It’s time to have an open and honest discussion…

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Out of sight, out of mind mentality unforgivable

To the editor; Re: COP26’s shortcomings, etcetera As individual consumers, far too…

  • Nov 19, 2021
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LETTER: Vaccines have been used for ages

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  • Nov 19, 2021
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Three separate debris flows closed the Coquihalla between Hope and Merritt on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2021. (Contributed)

Why do we continue to clear cut our first line of defense?

To the editor; I have to ask B.C.’s Premier and all MLAs…

  • Nov 18, 2021
Three separate debris flows closed the Coquihalla between Hope and Merritt on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2021. (Contributed)
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Time for spoiled children to grow up

To the editor: As a teacher I was often asked by students…

  • Nov 11, 2021
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