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Be aware of ticks when chopping down Christmas trees

Potential for ticks to transfer to clothing

Tips for wise giving during the holidays

The holiday giving season is the most generous time of year for…

  • Dec 12, 2019

Barriere students learning how to live a healthy life

It has been a busy start to the year in the Barriere…

  • Dec 12, 2019

Legion Poppy Fund buys Vital Signs Monitor for Health Centre

A new Vital Signs Monitor was recently purchased for the Barriere Health…

SPCA reminds public not to leave pets outside in the cold

The BC SPCA is warning pet guardians not to keep their animals…

  • Dec 10, 2019

Shopping local is part of a vibrant community

Buying locally is an integral part of what it takes to have…

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Sod turned for Evergreen Acres expansion
14th Scrooge Christmas Breakfast
Truck crashes into Kelowna Tim Horton's, small fire erupts
Truck crashes into Tim Hortons in Rutland

Don’t be in the dark if the power goes out

Be prepared for severe winter storms and the possible loss of power

  • Dec 7, 2019

Snowfall warning continues for parts of B.C.’s Interior

First significant snowfall of the season prompts Environment Canada warning

Stuff the Cruiser at Barriere Chamber during Late Night Shopping

Mark your calendars for Thursday, Dec. 12, when Late Night Shopping comes…

New Director of Instruction, Elementary Education and Learning Services for SD73

The Kamloops-Thompson School District have announced the appointment of Vessy Mochikas as…

  • Dec 6, 2019

Northwest B.C. wildlife shelter rescues particularly tiny bear cub

Shelter co-founder says the cub weighs less than a third of what it should at this time of year

A full calendar of Christmas at Church of St Paul in Barriere

Cowboy Church, Carol Sing, Christmas Eve Candlelight Service and more

  • Dec 5, 2019

Christmas Banquet at Christian Life Assembly in Barriere on Dec. 10

It’s that time of year again in Barriere! The Pentecostal Christian Life…

  • Dec 5, 2019

Christmas tree cutting permits available

Do you know you need a permit to cut down your own Christmas tree on Crown Land

  • Dec 5, 2019

Station House supports Barriere Food Bank with free cup of coffee

By Margaret Houben The Station House Restaurant is doing something special this…

  • Dec 4, 2019

Kidnapped dog sold in Blue River, rescued

Owner excited to reunite with stolen pooch

Classes resume at UNBC as strike action stops

The union has filed a bad faith bargaining complaint against university

Cathy McLeod named Shadow Minister for Natural Resources

“More than 4,000 people across 27 communities in B.C. are at this moment, out of work”

Mark you calendars – Breakfast With Santa coming to Barriere!

Barriere Lions Hall, Dec. 14, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Woman faces new charge after breaching court order by returning to Barriere

RCMP in Barriere arrested a Kamloops woman last week after she was…