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Spring has arrived!

The first day of Spring arrived today, Wednesday, Mar. 20, at 2:58 p.m.

An armload of cute!

Spring is here and so are the animals

B.C. poverty plan combines existing spending, housing programs

Target is to lift 140,000 people out of poverty from 2016 level

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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

Lorraine Chambers is Honouree for Alzheimer’s Walk in Barriere

Sunday, May 6, is IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s

  • Mar 17, 2019

Want to unlock the potential of food? Talk to a dietitian!

By Marissa Alexander, Public Health Dietitian It can be hard to navigate…

  • Mar 16, 2019

View From SD73: Change that benefits our students

By Cara McKelvey , SD 73 Trustee Kamloops This Week While the…

  • Mar 15, 2019

Pacific Rim National Park mourns loss of ‘bright star’ killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash

Angela Rehhorn remembered for her enthusiasm, dedication and sense of adventure

800-year-old Vancouver Island log ready for United Nations project

Language Revitalization Pole will be publicly carved, then delivered to the University of Victoria

Sock Hop raises money for Anti-Violence Advocates

Anti-Violence Advocates Annual Gala in Barriere had a Sock Hop theme this year

Wellness Wednesdays are for learning together

Wellness Wednesdays are being held each Wednesday in March and April in Barriere

  • Mar 14, 2019

WANTED: Five sought by RCMP

Police asking for public’s assistance finding five people on outstanding warrants.

Mad Hatter turns up at Tea Party

By Dawn McCormick The first Mad Hatter Tea Party to benefit Barriere…

  • Mar 13, 2019

TNRD Library launches Ancestry Library Database

The Thompson-Nicola Regional Library has a new resource that uses technology to…

  • Mar 12, 2019

‘Block Watch’ for Barriere? Find out how Mar. 28

The Barriere Community Consultative Group in conjunction with the District Of Barriere…

Barriere water discolored, but safe to drink

District explains why off-coloured water coming out of the taps in Barriere

Interior Health hospitals to serve more made in B.C. food

New initiative by the Ministry of Agriculture to serve more B.C. produced food in hospitals

Kamloops Cowboy Festival about to celebrate 23 years

The 23rd Annual Kamloops Cowboy Festival will be taking place on March…

Ebus adds more travel options to Kamloops-Vancouver route

Ebus now has three departures, up from two, on Fridays and Sundays between Kamoolps and B.C.’s largest city

  • Mar 7, 2019

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…