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Open burning prohibitions now lifted

As of Sept. 18, Category 2 and Category 3 open fires will be permitted within the Kamloops jurisdiction

100 participants turn out for annual Barriere Terry Fox Run

Local residents raise more than $12,000 for cancer research

Barriere couple threatened with eviction after TNRD pays visit

“How can they expect us to leave our land, livestock and belongings behind, unsecured”

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

Thompson Valley Players present Huntley Cooper Award

Thompson Valley Players youth representative Missy Kjellstrom had the honour of presenting…

Lighting strikes hillside tree in Barriere

The town of Barriere experienced some lighting during the evening on Saturday,…

Plenty of wild rides at Little Britches Rodeo

“It was a great weekend overall”

Letter to the Editor

To the editor; I would like to propose two related items at…

Barriere well not collapsed but overpumping

Water restrictions expected to be lifted by end of month

Power restored to 120,000 customers after northern B.C. transmission failure

Lightning is suspected to be the cause of the outage, says BC Hydro

Thousands of landowners on Trans Mountain pipeline route have yet to grant access

Such access is one of many hurdles that continue to delay construction of the expansion

Businesses all dressed up for Fall Fair week in Barriere

This year businesses and residences in Barriere pulled out all the stops…

Barriere’s North Thompson Star/Journal launches subscription drive

Here at the North Thompson Star/Journal in Barriere, B.C., we believe a…

4-H youth compete at PNE in Vancouver

Ten year old Kelty Brady, from Sun Peaks, with the Tod Mountian…

  • Aug 28, 2019

Yellowhead 4-H Club rocks their Achievement Day

The Yellowhead 4-H Club held their Achievement Day at the fairgrounds in…

  • Aug 28, 2019

Barriere Literacy hosts TV Players Summer Camp

The Thompson Valley Players hosted a theatre workshop in Barriere the week…

  • Aug 24, 2019

Barriere First Responders recognize one of their own

Barriere First Responders held their annual appreciation barbecue on Aug. 18 with…

Young adults wanted to volunteer to stop the spread of invasive species in BC

Young adults aged 15-30 are invited to volunteer with the Invasive Species…

National Drug Drop-off Month in August launches with new campaign from Drug Free Kids Canada

Record amount of unused and expired medications recuperated in 2018

  • Aug 14, 2019

Interior Savings Moonlight Movie coming to Barriere Aug. 22

A highly anticipated event of the summer for families in the Barriere…

  • Aug 13, 2019