Local News

High-volume littering at Cape Scott draws ire from hiking groups

Popular Vancouver Island hiking spot not closing, but frustration about crowding grows

Royal B.C. Museum wants B.C.’s COVID-19 nature observations

COVID-19 Collecting For Our Time: ongoing project cataloguing province’s pandemic experience

Community Futures and TOTA offer financial support for tourism

Press Release The Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA) has announced a collaboration…

  • Aug 7, 2020

Barriere RCMP looking for alleged AG Foods shoplifter

RCMP are requesting help in identifying a woman who departed the AG…

District of Barriere welcomes new CAO

Bob Payette brings years of public service experience to the table

TRU funded for wildfire research chair position

Position will help the province forecast, prevent and respond to wildfires

  • Aug 6, 2020
Penticton brush fire
Houseboat catches fire on Mara Lake in the Shuswap
House fire in Hedley
Fire at Captain's Cove Marina, west of Canoe Beach

Rhonda Kershaw new chair of SD73 school board

Vice-chair Rhonda Kershaw was chosen to be the new chair of the…

Structure fire in the forest near Barriere gives Glen Grove residents a scare

On the evening of Wednesday, July 29, Barriere Fire Rescue were called…

Making Pictures with Professional Photographer John Enman

What? Shooting photos with film again?

  • Aug 5, 2020

Clearwater and Barriere welcome new reverend

Clearwater and Barriere have a new reverend, Bruce Chalmers, who will do…

Community social media pages help find stolen vehicle

Social media was the catalyst in finding a truck and trailer stolen from the Barriere Industrial Park July 22.

Kamloops LRMP stands the test of time

The work Kriese did while in the region is still an important standard in land use planning.

  • Jul 31, 2020

4-H experience leads to position on federal youth council

Barriere’s Sara Smith is one of 25 young people from across Canada…

  • Jul 30, 2020

TOTA and Community Futures partner together to support local business

The Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA) and nine Community Futures Offices across…

  • Jul 25, 2020

ATV crash claims life of Cariboo man out checking fences in Big Lake area

Police were called at 1:43 a.m. Friday, July 24 after family finds crash scene

New display of Chinese artifacts at North Thompson Museum

Summer students at the North Thompson Museum and Archives in Barriere, B.C.,…

  • Jul 24, 2020

Rocket Man Reg comes home from surgery

Reggie Wood has finished his surgery at BC Children’s Hospital, where he…

NT Fall Fair Ambassador Program Banner Night and Apron Auction on Friday, July 24

Come out and support these young people who will serve as ambassadors for Barriere and area