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Young adults wanted to volunteer to stop the spread of invasive species in BC

Young adults aged 15-30 are invited to volunteer with the Invasive Species…

National Drug Drop-off Month in August launches with new campaign from Drug Free Kids Canada

Record amount of unused and expired medications recuperated in 2018

  • Aug 14, 2019

Interior Savings Moonlight Movie coming to Barriere Aug. 22

A highly anticipated event of the summer for families in the Barriere…

  • Aug 13, 2019

Invasive Japanese Knotweed takes root in the Thompson-Nicola Regional District

The Thompson-Nicola Invasive Plant Management Committee (TNIPMC) is asking the public to…

  • Aug 11, 2019

Summer Care Program for youth welcomes Barriere paramedics

First aid training for children was on the agenda July 31 at…

Barriere student completes Youth Welding Camp at TRU

By Elli Kohnert Makayla Akey, a first-year student at Barriere Secondary school,…

  • Aug 8, 2019
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Smash up at Okanagan Spirits in Kelowna
A hundred more fire officials called to fight Eagle Bluff wildfire

The Perseid Meteor Shower

‘The Backyard Astronomer’ Gary Boyle, says the best time to see the Perseid Metor Shower is Aug. 12-13

  • Aug 7, 2019

Barriere wastewater treatment plant a smelly affair

To the editor; On July 31, 2019, we drove into Barriere from…

  • Aug 7, 2019

Horse’s death prompts owner to ask for courtesy on the road

Animal dies after truck insists on passing unsafely

21 Northern B.C. mayors urge Ottawa to help struggling forest industry

Letter aims to seek assistance through federal programs to deal with the crisis

Attempts to disentangle humpback off north Vancouver Island fail

PHI, a regularly seen in the Campbelll River area, was last seen heading north from Port Hardy

Crime Stoppers car raffle raises money for a good cause

Tickets can now be purchased online through electronic funds transfer

  • Jul 25, 2019

Barriere RCMP check in with kids summer care camp

The North Thompson Activity Centre summer care program at the Barriere Ridge…

Friday night at the Barriere Bandshell provides music for all ages

By Elli Kohnert Friday night at the Barriere Bandshell is Music In…

  • Jul 24, 2019

Wet’suwet’en clan launches civil lawsuit against Coastal GasLink

Gidimt’en seeking damages and costs over destruction of logging road encampment and gate

Six inducted into BC Hockey Hall of Fame

The 26th ceremony in Penticton welcomed powerful figures both from on and off the ice

RCMP investigate two shootings in the Lower Mainland

Incidents happened in Surrey, with a victim being treated at Langley Memorial Hospital

Rich the Vegan scoots across Canada for the animals

Rich Adams is riding his push scooter across Canada to bring awareness to the dog meat trade in Asia

Rita Dozlaw and Dana Ramstedt win 2019 Dr. Robert and Elma Schemenauer Awards

Rita Dozlaw of Kamloops, and Dana Ramstedt of Pritchard received the 2019…