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Category 2 open burning permitted in Kamloops Fire Centre

KAMLOOPS – Effective at 12 noon on Friday, June 19, 2020, the…

  • Jun 24, 2020

Be loud and be proud! Don’t miss Barriere Class of 2020 parade on Thursday, June 25

The Barriere Secondary Grads of 2020 Parade will be taking place on…

Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, she became a butterfly

This Western Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly was spotted in a Lower North Thompson…

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The lakeside busker who writes poems
AlleyCats Alliance needs a donation of a small space
Penticton brush fire
Houseboat catches fire on Mara Lake in the Shuswap

Predator scat study in Chilcotin could inform future moose management

The program is in its second year to determine relationship between predators and calf moose

Housing needs, burning bans, and a new CAO on Council agenda for Barriere

A regular council meeting for the District of Barriere took place via…

Cowboy Church fundraiser held at fairgrounds in Barriere

(L-r) Gordie West, Hugh McLennan and Butch Falk are shown entertaining a…

Outdoor learning for Barriere youngsters

Giving kids a strong start can be fun

New traditions are in the making for Barriere Grad 2020

Many school traditions are being put on hold this year, and, for…

Kathy Cooper was given grand send off after 39 years on the job!

Gilbert Smith Forest Products Ltd in Barriere wish Cooper all the best on her retirement

  • Jun 11, 2020

Longtime North Thompson healthcare worker retires after 33 years

Berni Easson, longtime director of clinical operations for community and primary care…

BC SPCA investigating after miniature horse found mutilated in Quesnel

Anyone with information is asked to call the BC SPCA Call Centre

SD73 Superintendent Sidow announces plan to retire in August 2020

Alison Sidow, School District No. 73 Superintendent of Schools, has announced her…

  • Jun 5, 2020

TNRD advises disposal fees back in place at Eco Depot

Disposal fees are now back in place for household garbage at all…

All playgrounds are now open in Barriere

District of Barriere Legislative Services Manager, Tasha Buchanan, says that as of…

Story Walk in the works for Barriere

Pam Rudd, the Head Librarian in Barriere, made a presentation to District…

Highway 5, McLure to Louis Creek, gets facelift

More than $85 million is being spent on highway and side road…

“Sorry, no Pancakes with June 14 Cowboy Church,” say Fall Fair and Barriere Lions Club

Cowboy Church still a go, but no Lions Breakfast due to COVID-19 regulations says Interior Health

Good news for Barriere regarding municipal water wells

The District of Barriere’s June 1, 2020, regular council meeting was open…

B.C. government eyes antlerless moose harvest increase in bid to save caribou

Antlerless moose hunts reduce predation for threatened mountain caribou, says ministry

B.C.’s Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics goes virtual

The annual event partnering RCMP with Special Olympians is dramatically altered by COVID-19