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Rambling Man says, “Here we go again.”

To the editor; Many kudos go to the hundreds of logging trucks…

  • Oct 16, 2019

Monthy Bingo supports After School Program in Barriere

On the first Friday of every month the North Thompson Activity Centre…

“Get Your Witch On” in Barriere

Calling all witches to join in the 1st Semi-Annual Witch Walk in Barriere

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Sod turned for Evergreen Acres expansion
14th Scrooge Christmas Breakfast
Truck crashes into Kelowna Tim Horton's, small fire erupts
Truck crashes into Tim Hortons in Rutland

Volunteers hawk papers for Raise A Reader fundraiser in Barriere

The annual Raise-A-Reader fundraiser for family literacy in Barriere was a grand…

TNRD assures residents about the processing of recycling in the region

Recycle BC responds to plastics recycling concerns

  • Oct 9, 2019

Louis Creek resident wins Star/Journal subscription drive gift certificate from Bear Lane Bistro

Rick Weik, of Louis Creek, won the North Thompson Star/Journal’s subscription drive’s…

  • Oct 8, 2019

Volunteer and help children to read in One-To-One Program

The One To One Reading Program at Barriere Elementary School is currently…

Barriere block watch seeking more volunteers

‘It is a tool to keep down crime, violence, bullying, theft and ensuring children’s safety in our area’

BC Agricultural Expo “fabulous” from start to finish

Boys and girls, aged four and up, showcase their projects for trophies, ribbons and cash prizes

Two homes damaged by fire in Barriere

“The house, some trees and one car was on fire”

Human remains identified from 1987 plane crash near Wells Gray Provincial Park

Ernie Whitehead and Len Dykhuizen took off from Eagle Bay on a fishing trip, never to be seen again

Barriere mill opens up to workers’ families

‘All too often, we get asked what we do at work - it’s easier to show than tell’

Barriere Legion seeks support to keep doors open

‘We need to do something in order for us to stay’

Northern loggers help drive home forest industry job loss with Rally to Vancouver

Cariboo convoy will join truck rally in Merritt Wednesday morning

A kennel worth barking for

‘We want to form a bond with each of the dogs, on an emotional level’

‘We’re all getting hit hard’: Cariboo loggers to join truck rally and protest job losses

“I’m going to be a part of it and very proud to be” — Tracy Ilnicki

NDP select new Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo candidate

‘I was raised on the values of putting people first’

  • Sep 23, 2019

Barriere residents make the best of a busted power line incident

“We were told to stay off the lawn in case there was an electrical shock”