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Barriere responds to Covid-19 crisis

As the sign in the photograph says, all Barriere and District Seniors’…

  • Mar 28, 2020

Mayor disappointed with provincial response

Barriere Mayor Ward Stamer is generally pleased with how the community has…

  • Mar 28, 2020

TNRD introduces new requirement for asbestos disposal

Changes designed to protect landfill workers and public from exposure

  • Mar 28, 2020

TNRD closes Kamloops offices due to pandemic

By Kamloops This Week As a result of the province’s state of…

  • Mar 28, 2020

Kids get back to learning in B.C., online

Ministry of Education rolls out new tool for school

Frontline workers receiving COVID-19 isolation exemptions prompt concerns

Provincial Health Authority staff exempt from self-isolation upon return from international travel

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Drive-thru testing for COVID-19 in Kelowna
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COVID-19 virtual townhall with MLA Peter Milobar and Interior Health Authority

Peter Milobar, MLA for Kamloops-North Thompson, invites constituents and community members to…

  • Mar 27, 2020

Barriere Legion supports community groups

Royal Canadian Legion Br. 242 (Barriere) handed out some generous cheques recently.…

  • Mar 27, 2020

Positive COVID-19 case from Kamloops Sportsmans curling bonspiel

Attendees should notify anybody with whom they have interacted since

  • Mar 23, 2020

Barriere Mayor Ward Stamer addresses community

The impact Covid-19 is having on our daily lives is unprecedented, at…

  • Mar 23, 2020

A brief history of Birch Island

The following is an excerpt taken from Upper North Thompson Reflections By…

  • Mar 22, 2020

Local volunteers prepare for emergencies

By Keith McNeill Barriere and area emergency volunteers were well represented at…

  • Mar 21, 2020

Gwynne Dyer says we need planetary maintenance engineers

By Keith McNeill Will human civilization survive the climate crisis? Gwynne Dyer…

  • Mar 20, 2020

Vietnamese family plans new business in Barriere

By Keith McNeill Trying to start a new business can be complicated…

  • Mar 19, 2020

Save-On-Foods temporarily bans reusable shopping bags, suspends bottle returns due to COVID-19

It has also limited its operating hours and implemented special shopping hour for seniors

Spring freshet might be high this year

By Keith McNeill With a snow basin index at 123 per cent…

  • Mar 19, 2020

Barriere RCMP takes Covid-19 precautions

Barriere RCMP detachment is making changes in response to COVID-19 to protect…

  • Mar 19, 2020

Surgical masks pile up on Hong Kong beaches after COVID-19 outbreak

B.C. resident working with ocean conservation team to track trash on Soko Islands

Barriere closes its townhall

The District of Barriere has announced that, as of March 18, the…

  • Mar 17, 2020