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911 call volume for North Thompson shows Barriere at the top of the list

District of Barriere CAO Colleen Hannigan presented a report from the Thompson…

Louis Creek Industrial Park water supply well underway

Lighting for Highway 5 intersections in Louis Creek also being looked at

Kamloops-Thompson school district gets funding for mental-health education

School District 73 will receive $26,000 from the provincial government to enhance…

  • Dec 31, 2019

Being prepared helped sledder emerge from Sun Peaks area safe and sound

Mounties and Search and Rescue bring sledder out unharmed after snowmobile broke down on Dec. 20

  • Dec 29, 2019

Back in Time

Historical Perspective

  • Dec 26, 2019

Give your Christmas tree a second life

Spread year-round holiday cheer to backyard wildlife

  • Dec 26, 2019

Unique recyclable Christmas tree at Star/Journal

Staff at the North Thompson Star/Journal decided they would do their part…

Impaired driving is 100 per cent preventable

Mounties embrace impaired driving CounterAttack campaign

Christmas Concert full of Little Stars

Barriere pre-schoolers take the show at theirannual Christmas performence

Building code changes to help build more safe, affordable homes

New updates to the B.C. Building and Plumbing Code (B.C. Building Code)…

  • Dec 20, 2019

Tyler Schilling, a member of TRU’s WolfPack

Barriere grad Schilling pursuing science degree and playing basketball

Public input sought on hunting regulation changes

VICTORIA - Proposed hunting, trapping, motor vehicle restriction and firearms restriction regulation…

  • Dec 19, 2019

Kirkwood can see grandkids at Christmas, judge rules

Kirkwood made a brief appearance in Kamloops provincial court on Tuesday

  • Dec 18, 2019

Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP responds to Prime Minister’s Mandate Letter to Minister of Natural Resources

MP Cathy McLeod criticized the letter’s lack off of references to the foresty crisis in B.C. Interior

Clearwater looking at creating micro village

Feasibility report expected in January 2020

  • Dec 13, 2019

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…