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New report on 2017 wildfires calls for better coordination with First Nations

Tsilhqot’in National Government documents 2017 disaster and lists 33 calls to action

Tofino beckons Trudeau for quiet Easter vacation

Environmental group hopes latest Pacific Rim vacation inspires change in prime minister

YCS takes over early years programs in Barriere

By Jill Hayward On Mar. 31, 2019, the Success By 6 initiative,…

Lambing in full swing at Aveley Sheep Ranch

Spring is here and this may be most obvious at Aveley Heritage…

  • Apr 23, 2019

Mascon fiber optics being installed in Barriere

A work crew was spotted last week on Apr. 17 at the…

Lions’ Easter Sunday well past 40 year mark in Barriere

The Annual Barriere Lions Club Pancake Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt has…

SPCA investigating hen cull at Salmon Arm egg farm
Okanagan Valley Weekday Weather
Peachland fire victim speaks about loss
Rollover on Dillworth and Springfield

RCMP looking for grain haulers dumping grain on roadside pull-outs

Illegal practice happening on Highway 5 between Valemount and Avola

  • Apr 19, 2019

Barriere Fire active during of month of March

Barriere Fire Chief Ashley Wohlgemuth submitted her report to the Apr. 15…

  • Apr 18, 2019

Washing cars for playground improvements

A car wash was held Apr. 7, in the Barriere Mall parking…

Gas prices spike in northern B.C. ahead of the long weekend

Fuel went up 17 cents overnight in Prince Rupert

Dogs on leash bylaw being ignored

By Jill Hayward Barriere resident Cliff Lengkeek says he is concerned that…

Anne Of Green Gables takes best costume

Barriere Elementary School held their Battle of the Books on Apr. 3…

Clearwater Sikh community donates thousands to charity after sale of temple

The building, which can hold up to 400 people, was bought by locals for $180,000

NDIT announces new housing programs for Northern B.C.

The programs will help local governments create new, market-based housing units

Nominations sought for Barriere Secondary Wall of Distinction

Barriere Secondary is currently taking nominations for the school’s Wall of Distinction…

Plenty of food at Fish and Game Club banquet

By Jill Hayward The North Thompson Fish and Game Club’s annual Wild…

Barriere Search and Rescue breaths sigh of relief now funding is available

Province has announced $18.6 million for B.C. Search and Rescue groups

Bird count sees Great Blue Heron after a six year absence

By Dennis “Hoo Ping Crane” Leonard “Where are all the birds?” was…

  • Mar 28, 2019