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New alternate education program for Barriere Secondary

For students working towards graduation but having difficulty managing traditional school rotation,

“It’s imperative”: BC Rural Dividend program should be reinstated to help small communities, says Liberal MLA

With the new year charging onward, Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MLA Peter Milobar wants to…

  • Jan 16, 2020
Kelowna divers off to 2020 B.C. Winter Games
Valentine's Day at Missionwood Retirement Resort
14th Western Canada RoboCup Junior Games
Kelowna man believes he saw a UFO

Meeting set for proposed grade 8, 9 classes in Sun Peaks

Public consultation meeting will take place on Monday, Jan. 20, at Sun Peaks

  • Jan 15, 2020

TRU launches new program for basic trades skills

Thompson Rivers University is launching a new Trades Assistant program for students…

If B.C. adopts year-round daylight time, each East Kootenay town would pick own time zone

Kootenay East MLA Tom Shypitka stopped by a recent regional district meeting to explain

Barriere & District Heritage Society on moving into 2020

The Barriere & District Heritage Society, which operates The North Thompson Museum…

  • Jan 12, 2020

Horse, rider reportedly struck by train in Rayleigh

Emergency personnel are on the scene amid stormy conditions, with blowing snow obscuring vision

  • Jan 12, 2020

Barriere Food Bank servicing up to 100 households per month

“Currently facing a severe shortage of bread,” says warehouse manager

  • Jan 10, 2020

B.C. Home Owner Grant confirmed for 2020

North Thompson Star/Journal The Province reported last week that the 2020 homeowner…

  • Jan 9, 2020

“The crisis is now”: McLeod calls on federal government to support forestry workers

By Raven Nyman With the new year already underway, Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy…

  • Jan 9, 2020

North Thompson experiences Snowmageddon

Heavy wet snow caused power outages of up to 80 hours for many

Thompson Okanagan 2020 Property Assessments in the mail

Owners of more than 280,800 properties throughout the Thompson Okanagan can expect…

  • Jan 8, 2020

Second man charged in connection to 2018 homicide near Williams Lake

Daine Victor Stump, 21, is the second man charged in the death of Jamie Sellars Baldwin

Barriere Community Christmas Day Dinner a delight for all

By Margaret Houben Despite the weather, Barriere’s 2nd annual Community Christmas Day…

  • Jan 7, 2020

Truck burns up on Yellowhead Highway

The Clearwater Fire Department responded to a truck and trailer fire on…

  • Jan 7, 2020

More teens suffering mental health issues in Thompson Cariboo Shuswap, survey says

Survey completed by over 38,000 adolescents across all six school districts in the region

Alzheimer’s awareness campaign challenges stigma for North Thompson residents affected by dementia

According to a B.C. survey conducted by Insights West in 2018, more…

  • Jan 4, 2020

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