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TRU law team creates blog and apps for COVID-19 assistance

While there is a lot of information on websites and other sources…

  • Apr 30, 2020

Barriere Council votes 6.5% tax increase down to 0% for 2020

Council concerned about financial situation of tax payers in the community due to COVID-19

Ringing of the bells in loving tribute

At 2 p.m. April 24, Glenn Andrews slowly tolled the bell at…

Peachland Farmers' and Crafters' Market sees success
Okanagan Beach Club gets a facelift
UBCO student sues Kelowna RCMP officer for alleged assault during wellness check
Penticton resident looking for kidney donor

Interior Health expands COVID-19 testing strategy

IH is following suit of provincial health authorities, testing those with cold, influenza-like symptoms, ‘however mild’

Columbia River Treaty talks impacted by COVID-19 crisis

Public engagement sessions planned to be held this spring on the negotiations have been delayed

Tahltan ask visitors to stay away from their territory during COVID-19

Both Red Chris and Brucejack mines continue to operate under strict pandemic measures

Don’t forget to wave to the Barriere Elementary parade

Staff at Barriere Elementary say they are planning to say “hello” to…

Now is not the time for second-guessing

To the editor; Now a month into this crisis, I have been…

  • Apr 23, 2020

Arrest warrant issued for Barriere woman

RCMP in Barriere are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a…

  • Apr 22, 2020

Vancouver Island Indigenous artist takes unique approach to COVID-19 masks

Howard La Fortune thought he’d have some fun in designing a homemade mask

Legion announces $3 million for Branches

Volunteer-run Branches facing trouble in the wake of COVID-19

  • Apr 18, 2020

4-H have fun learning the art of photography

By Isabella MacDougall Yellowhead 4-H Photography On March 28 the Yellowhead 4-H…

  • Apr 18, 2020

VIDEO: B.C. long haul trucker grateful for public support and improved services

“(People will) come up in their lunch wagons or cars and offer services and food. It’s very nice.”

Barriere council hold meeting by audio conferencing

The District of Barriere held its first audio conference Council Meeting on…

Pastor gives drive-in Easter Service in Barriere

Pastor Lance Naylor of the Christian Life Assembly Church in Barriere brought…

Music brings joy for Barriere shoppers

Those in the grocery store lineup at Barriere AG Foods last Friday…

  • Apr 15, 2020

First COVID-19 death confirmed in Interior Health region

The man who died was in his 60s, recovering at home

Wildfire north of Lytton classified as out of control

There are five BC Wildfire Service members on site

Zoning variance sought for gas station proposal

Should District of Barriere grant a minor variance to its zoning bylaw…

  • Apr 12, 2020

BC Nurses’ Union donates $10,000 to Food Banks BC during COVID-19 crisis

Support comes as pandemic brings increased need for food banks, cutbacks in charitable donations