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Caribou protection plan worries lumber producers

Interior Lumber Manufacturers’ Association says land is already decreasingly available for logging, mining and back-country recreation

  • Mar 7, 2019

Barriere prepares for emergencies

An Emergency tabletop exercise was held on March 1, at the Barriere…

Barriere’s Well #2 needs work says CAO

District of Barriere CAO Colleen Hannigan presented her report to Mayor and…

Beefed up boat
Okanagan-Shuswap weekend weather update
West Kelowna Mayor announces Boucherie Road Upgrade Phase II Project completion
Man has been rescued from Rail Trail off of Dilworth Drive

Ensley Buchanan first baby of New Year for Barriere

February 6, 2019, was the big day for little Ensley Buchanan to…

Residents advised ditch and shoulder maintenance taking place in Barriere

The District of Barriere is advising residents that this Spring the public…

B.C. Indigenous woman appointed to Canada’s gun advisory committee

First Nations and northern voices were both missing in discussions

District of Barriere votes to enroll in PNP Immigration Pilot Program

District of Barriere Deputy Corporate Officer, Tasha Buchanan presented the following report…

  • Mar 2, 2019

Man charged after months long search

List of offences include traffic violations, flight from police and escaping lawful custody

Man wanted on nine warrants in north B.C.

Jamie Hilbach, 47, of Hazelton is wanted for escaping lawful custody, among other things.

55+ Games: For life, sport and friends

If you are 55+ and have been wanting to take up a…

Gentle giants turnout in harness

By Dawn McCormick The Inland Draft and Teamster Association held a Horse…

  • Feb 28, 2019

Barriere’s well #2 shut down for repair

Highlights from District of Barriere CAO’s reports to council on Feb. 19

  • Feb 27, 2019

New ambulance arrives for Barriere First Responders

In 2018 the Barriere First Responders Society (BAFRS ) applied for and…

Bear Lane Bistro takes over Blue Jar in Barriere

There is a new bistro in Barriere. The Bear Lane Bistro opened…

Simpcw First Nation speaks on Wells Gray cave

“The cave in Wells Gray Park is a sacred site, and Sarlacc’s Pit is not its name.”

  • Feb 24, 2019

In SD73, there is an app for parents

The app provides parents with news and critical updates in a timely fashion via their their mobile devices

  • Feb 21, 2019

TNRD pushes for online voting

Some directors, though, are opposed to the concept, with one citing hacking by the Russians

  • Feb 21, 2019

Rural residents angry BC Hydro shut down power during cold snap

Residents in a rural area outside of Barriere, B.C., have a beef…

Over 300 bursaries available for students before Feb. 28, from Interior Savings

Over the past five years, Interior Savings has awarded bursaries to more…

  • Feb 20, 2019

Are there windier days ahead?

Tales from the Bear

  • Feb 18, 2019