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Vernon woman suing McDonald’s for spilled coffee

Woman seeking nearly $10K, says employee failed to put lid on properly

Gilbertson ready to step down from organizing Barriere’s Walk For Alzheimer’s

By Margaret Houben Liz Gilbertson has been chairing the Barriere and Area…

  • Jan 24, 2020

Literacy week celebrations coming to Barriere

Indoor Teddy Bear Picnic at the Ridge, Magician Leif David at Elementary School, fun at the Library

Vavenby resident working at refuge witnesses volcano eruption

Twenty-seven-year-old Vavenby resident Vienna Moilliet is working as a missionary at Safe…

Almost 20,000 parking tickets issued by Interior Health at hospitals in 2019

In 2018, pay parking in Interior Health hospitals totalled $5.3 million of their $2.2-billion budget

What Were You Wearing? Exhibit
How is icewine made?
Breakfast for a cause
Cold snap hits Kelowna's vulnerable

TNRD Board hear from MP and MLAs at recent meeting

Highlights from the Thompson-Nicola Regional District Board of Directors’ Meeting of Jan. 16, 2020

  • Jan 22, 2020

Complaints about Barriere winter road maintenance prompts information meeting

Complaints voiced by residents concerning snow plowing and sanding on roads within Barriere

  • Jan 22, 2020

B.C. premier talks forestry, service needs with handful of northern mayors in Prince George

Prince George meeting completes premier’s tour of Kitimat, Terrace, Fort St. James and Quesnel

Hannigan announces her retirement as District of Barriere CAO

District of Barriere CAO Colleen Hannigan announced her retirement to Council on Jan. 20.

Elevators down at RIH’s Clinical Services Building, leading to major changes to access parking

Unexpected equipment failure places elevators out of commission, possibly until end of January

  • Jan 21, 2020

BC Green Party leader visits northern B.C. pipeline protest site

Adam Olsen calls for better relationship between Canada, British Columbia and First Nations

Interior Savings staff raise funds for Barriere Seniors Society

The Barriere and District Seniors Society report they are very appreciative of…

New alternate education program for Barriere Secondary

For students working towards graduation but having difficulty managing traditional school rotation,

“It’s imperative”: BC Rural Dividend program should be reinstated to help small communities, says Liberal MLA

With the new year charging onward, Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MLA Peter Milobar wants to…

  • Jan 16, 2020

Meeting set for proposed grade 8, 9 classes in Sun Peaks

Public consultation meeting will take place on Monday, Jan. 20, at Sun Peaks

  • Jan 15, 2020

TRU launches new program for basic trades skills

Thompson Rivers University is launching a new Trades Assistant program for students…

If B.C. adopts year-round daylight time, each East Kootenay town would pick own time zone

Kootenay East MLA Tom Shypitka stopped by a recent regional district meeting to explain

Barriere & District Heritage Society on moving into 2020

The Barriere & District Heritage Society, which operates The North Thompson Museum…

  • Jan 12, 2020