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Yellowhead 4-H Demo Day winners

The Yellowhead 4-H Club had a great Demo Day this year, everyone…

  • May 16, 2019

Lara Beckett new NCLGA president

Beckett moves up from first vice-president

Barriere Heritage Society and Museum hold Yarden Sale

The Barriere & District Heritage Society and the North Thompson Museum held…

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

Rescue dog from Taiwan visits elementary school

A special guest who had traveled all the way from Taiwan paid…

Reader survey offers up $5,000 prize

The North Thompson Star/Journal is offering readers the chance to win a…

  • May 9, 2019

Water seepage along Airfield Road controlled

The District of Barriere reports that water pooling directly behind the Barriere…

Communities come together to host Carpet Bowling Provincials

It took several villages to bring everyone together for the 2019 Provincial…

Early Childhood Check-up Day on May 28 in Barriere

Early Childhood Check-up Day is to increase the wellness of children ages 0 – 5

Employment scams continue to deceive unsuspecting job hunters

BBB offers tips for summer job seekers

  • May 3, 2019

More public involvement needed to establish Barriere Block Watch

The Barriere Consultative Group, in conjunction with the District of Barriere and…

Young women honoured at Chu Chua traditional Pow-wow

The 19th annual Honouring Young Women Traditional Pow-wow was held at the…

Designer Liquidation clothing alive and well at Bear Lane Bistro in Barriere

Barriere area shoppers who have been looking for the Designer Liquidation clothing…

  • May 2, 2019

School District 73 budget focuses on students, growth, and improved educational outcomes

School District 73 says that continuing enrollment, growth, and increased funding for…

  • May 1, 2019

MP Cathy McLeod criticizes carbon tax, pipeline capacity

“This is hitting rural Canadians the most”

  • Apr 26, 2019

New report on 2017 wildfires calls for better coordination with First Nations

Tsilhqot’in National Government documents 2017 disaster and lists 33 calls to action

YCS takes over early years programs in Barriere

By Jill Hayward On Mar. 31, 2019, the Success By 6 initiative,…

Lambing in full swing at Aveley Sheep Ranch

Spring is here and this may be most obvious at Aveley Heritage…

  • Apr 23, 2019

Mascon fiber optics being installed in Barriere

A work crew was spotted last week on Apr. 17 at the…

Lions’ Easter Sunday well past 40 year mark in Barriere

The Annual Barriere Lions Club Pancake Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt has…