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Barriere closes its townhall

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

  • Mar 17, 2020

Thompson Rivers University cancels face-to-face classes this week

“These are unprecedented times at TRU, and for our society,” Fairbairn said

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Vancouver Island ‘coffee group’ wins $1-million 6/49 prize

Seven retirees who meet weekly for coffee will share windfall from Tuesday night’s draw

Mike Wiegele’s donation to TRU benefits North Thompson students

Wiegele donates $50,000 to fund 14 awards

  • Mar 13, 2020

Results in for 2020 Great Backyard Bird Count in North Thompson

By Dennis “Hoo Ping Crane” Leonard Since the community got really involved…

  • Mar 13, 2020

Barriere RCMP invites residents to have a cup of coffee

People who have always wanted to imagine what it’s like to interrogate…

Barriere puts “banned books” on display

The Barriere Library put together a display for Freedom to Read Week…

  • Mar 10, 2020

Barriere firefighters get extra training with house donation

A donation of a condemned house allowed the department ample time to stage scenes and train

Cockpit recorder inactive in Australian air tanker tragedy, crash probe finds

Investigation continues in crash of Coulson C-130 air tanker

  • Mar 2, 2020

Barriere’s young authors presented with Christmas Story prizes

Prizes from the Star/Journal’s Christmas Story contest presented to the four young authors

NTCF present Barriere student with bursary cheque

Chad Copley recevied $1,000 cheque from the Donnie Nicholson Memorial Trades Bursary

  • Feb 29, 2020

Barriere council begins 2020 budget talks

Next 2020 budget meeting to be held March 2. Public is welcome to attend.

Kamloops RCMP look for man who may have been heading to 100 Mile House

Rudolph “Rudy” Kobzey was planning to head to 100 Mile House to visit a friend

  • Feb 25, 2020

New group gives support to children with exceptionalities

Clearwater YCS is offering new support program for families with children who have exceptionalities

Cheapest in B.C.: Penticton gas prices dip below $1 per litre

Two stores in Penticton have gas below a dollar.

Barriere Secondary team wins West Zone Championship

The Barriere Secondary School Grade 8 basketball team won the tier 2…

  • Feb 21, 2020

Replacement of Beaton Road Bridge in Kamloops set to begin

Construction will begin March 2, closing the east end of the road to all traffic

Grade 6 students raise funds for year end trip to Eagle Bay

The Grade 6 students have been fundraising for their end-of-year trip to…

  • Feb 20, 2020

Another successful Family Fun Night at The Ridge

Roughly 250 people filled The Ridge’s Family Fun Night for fun and games