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Mosquitoes are out in full force and so is the TNRD

By Jill Hayward Feeling the itch? Mosquitoes are out in full force…

Two fires currently burning near Clearwater

Helicopter and personnel evaluate fire near Clearwater Lake

Jerry the Moose contest winner
Claireese and Sparkles
Smash up at Okanagan Spirits in Kelowna
A hundred more fire officials called to fight Eagle Bluff wildfire

Info session in Barriere on service options for youth with special needs

Yellowhead Community Services hosting this one hour session for parents and caregivers June 17

B.C. Junior High School Rodeo Finals All Around winners named

The Junior High School Rodeo Finals for British Columbia were held at…

Canfor announces closure of Vavenby mill

The wind-down of the operation will start June 4

Walking through car history at the Show and Shine

The North Thompson Show and Shine filled the lawns at Sam’s Pizza…

Kindergarten class visits Barriere Fire Hall

The Barriere Fire Hall was filled with young voices on May 23…

  • Jun 1, 2019

Tofino’s ‘Mushroom Man’ wins Top Chef Canada Season 7

Chef Paul Moran of 1909 Kitchen at Tofino Resort + Marina won the $100,000 prize and Top Chef title.

Three wildfires between 100 Mile House and Clearwater

UPDATE (9:25 p.m.): A wildfire approximately 0.01 hectares in size had been…

Fall Fair Ambassador Program searching for 2019 candidates

Search underway for North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo Ambassador Program candidates

  • May 30, 2019

Little Fort’s Will Dana receives Governor General’s Award

The Governor General’s Award was presented last Friday to Little Fort’s Will…

Concerned about crime or suspicious activity in your neighbourhood?

Block Watch includes all communities that the Barriere RCMP oversee

  • May 26, 2019

Burns Lake man found guilty of second-degree murder

Judge says murder is the only rational conclusion on the whole of the evidence

Interior Savings awarding $1000 bursaries to 13 students from Barriere

This past week 13 students from Barriere received an email from Interior Savings with some very welcome news

Simpcw hold Health Fair

The Simpcw Emergency Health and Safety Fair was held in Chu Chua…

North Thompson Spartans win Zones

By Jill Hayward Congratulations to the North Thompson Spartans Senior 7s Rugby…

Barriere Babies of 2018 Party happening June 7

If you live in the area and your baby was born in 2018, you’re invited

Sweeper comes to town

The much anticipated road sweeper was finally in town last Tuesday (May…

Barriere Bottle Depot signage vandalized

Barriere RCMP say they are currently investigating two incidents of mischief against…